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Senior briefs

Happy Senior Tours will go to John Ascuaga’s Nugget on Sept. 13.

Cost of the trip is $16 per person. The bus will leave at 8:15 a.m. from the Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive Ð the east side of the building.

For information, call Dorothy at 882-3352.

Travel Notes by Betty

The Apple Hill trip scheduled for Oct. 11 is sold out.

A Heritage of America trip is planned for April 14. For those interested in the Heritage of America trip, call Betty at 747-5407.

AARP Driver Safety Program classes scheduled

The AARP Driver Safety Program will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center.

For information or to register for the class, call 786-3509.

Another class will meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Indian Hills General Improvement District. Call 267-2805, ext. 28 for information or to register.

The Yerington Fire Station class will meet Sept. 21-22 from 1-5 p.m.

Call (775) 463-9070 to register or for information.

Senior Support Group Meetings

The Senior Support program meets at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center.

For information, call Andrew Drymalski, Ph.D., at Behavioral Health Services, 885-4131.

The Parkinson’s support group meets at 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center. Susan Gulas is facilitator.

For information, call 328-1715.

The Alzheimer’s support group meets at 1 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month the senior center. Karen Gash is the coordinator.

To request respite care, call 849-1864.

An Al Anon group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Tahoe Room at the center.

Nevada State Museum

The Behind the Scenes Tours will meet at either 10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. the last Friday of the month for anthropology or plants and animals.

A four-day, volunteer tour guide training will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26-29 at the Nevada State Museum, 600 N. Carson St.

To register, call 687-4810, ext. 237 by Sept. 22.

AARP Chapter 723

Carson City Chapter AARP 723 will resume its monthly meetings at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 27 at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center.

Speakers will be announced at a later date. The public is always welcome, especially those members of the former Gardnerville/ Minden Chapter 3683. Please join us to stay aware of the AARP interests and activities in our area.

Refreshments are available after the meeting.

For information, call Richard Sowers at 267-1715.

Carson City Retired Teachers Association

The Carson City Retired Teacher Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 8 at Q’s Restaurant, 230 Fairview Drive.

Mike Mitchell, director of operations for the Carson City School District, will speak on the upcoming bond issue.

All retired school personnel are welcome to join.

For information, call 887-8944.

Silver Sierra


Silver Sierra Adventurers Travel Club meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at the Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St., upstairs.

The club is planning a California Dreamin’ bus trip for Oct. 16-19. It will include Monterey, Hearst Castle and Yosemite National park with overnight accommodations and some meals.

For information, call Kioshi Nishikawa at 882-4838.

Retired Public

Employees of


The Retired Public Employees of Nevada will meet at 2 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Carson City Senior Citizens Center, 911 Beverly Drive.

Guest speaker will be Sheila Walther, administrator of the Division of Mortgage Lending, about fraud as it relates to seniors and new ideas and problems regarding mortgages.

For information, call Sandra Hudgens at 246-0878.

Douglas County

Senior Services

The Senior Games Bingo will take place at Douglas County Senior Center on Sept. 24.

Doors open at noon with early bird games at 1 p.m. and regular games at 1:30.

This is a fundraiser for Northern Nevada Senior Games of Douglas County sponsored by the Young At Heart Senior Citizen Club.

For information, call 783-6455.

Northern Nevada Senior Games

The ninth annual Northern Nevada Senior Games will begin on Sept. 9.

Many events are planned including weightlifting, track and field, golf, bowling, billiard, pistol shoot and swimming and will be held at various locations in the valley.

Registration forms may be picked up at the senior center or mailed by request.

For information, call 783-6455.

NARFE Chapter 2167

The Min/Gard Chapter of NARFE No. 2167 will meet Sept. 26 at the United Methodist Church in Gardnerville.

For information, call Homer Boone at 267-9500.