The Seniors Calendar lists items of interest to senior citizens. Call the service agencies for information. To list your activity, write to Seniors Calendar, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, GA 30903-1928. Send a fax to (706) 722-7403 or e-mail to feature@augusta chronicle.com. Include the name and number of a contact person.
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL SENIOR ADVANTAGE
St. Joseph Hospital offers a program for people 50 and older. Senior Advantage has bingo, canasta, health and educational programs; $10 membership fee per year; (706) 481-7232
EXPERIENCE WORKS: Free nurse aide training for job-seekers 55 and older in Richmond and Burke counties; other job-training opportunities for people in Jefferson, Jenkins, Screven, Emanuel and Burke counties; job-search assistance also available; free job training and search assistance for job seekers 50 and older in the Augusta area; (706) 721-2737
FOSTER GRANDPARENT, SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAMS: Limited-income people 60 and older are needed to work from 15 to 40 hours a week with special-needs children or adults; (706) 826-4480
AARP SENIOR EMPLOYMENT: Jobs and training for workers are available for residents of Richmond, McDuffie, Columbia, Lincoln and Wilkes counties who are older than 55; accepting applications for certified nursing training; (706) 722-4700
RETIRED AND SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: Offers people 55 and older an opportunity to apply their experience to meet critical community needs; pairs volunteers with their choice of organizations; (706) 826-4480
SENIORS AND LAWMEN TOGETHER: Program assists with administrative duties, Augusta-Richmond County Law Enforcement Center, 401 Walton Way; volunteers choose days and hours of work; training provided; Kathleen Ernce, (706) 826-4480, ext. 300
WIDOW/WIDOWER SUPPER: 6:30 p.m. second Tuesdays, Piccadilly, Augusta Mall; 6:30 p.m. second Mondays, Shoney's, Whiskey Road, Aiken; Dutch-treat meal for bereaved spouses; (706) 729-6021
GEORGIACARES VOLUNTEERS: Match seniors with low-cost prescription help through the GeorgiaCares program; flexible hours, training povided; Area Agency on Aging; (706) 210-2029
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