Assistance available with tech devices

ONEONTA — Honor students from Oneonta High School’s Youth to Alliance group will help seniors use their smart phones and tablets more effectively at Huntington Memorial Library from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, April 20 and May 18.

Email mgelbsman@oneontacds.org for more information.

Class in Tai Chi to be presented

MOUNT UPTON — The Mount Upton Senior Citizens group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Rockdale Rod and Gun Club.

A Tai Chi demonstration will be presented by Karen Givin, who teaches it in Gilbertsville.

Guests are always welcome.

Workshop to focus on money matters

SIDNEY — The Tri-County Senior Center will sponsor “Budgeting on a Fixed Income” with Jim Doug, recently retired Sidney Federal Credit Union CEO at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Sidney Memorial Library at 8 River St. in Sidney.

Doig will also address internet security and any financial-related questions seniors might have.

Call 607-563-1200 for more information.

Our Place to have garden sing-along

LAKE DELAWARE — A Garden Sing-along will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, at Our Place, a free weekly enrichment and activity program for seniors at St. James Church at 55 Lake Delaware Drive on state Route 28 near Bovina.

Laurie McIntosh will share garden songs in honor of the spring planting season.

The doors at Our Place are open from noon to 3 p.m. Seniors may drop in for any portion of the afternoon.

There is no admission. Donations are welcome.

Coffee, tea and other refreshments are made available throughout the afternoon. Homemade soup is served at noon.

Call 607-746-7739 for more information.

Free Health Fair to be held in Delhi

DELHI — The SUNY Delhi School of Nursing will host a free Health Fair for senior citizens from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Delhi Office for the Aging at 97 Main St. in Delhi.

SUNY Delhi nursing students will provide free information for seniors on exercise, nutrition, safety and chronic diseases. Blood pressure checks and snacks will also be provided.

Contact Melissa Ackerly at 607-746-4367 or ackerlmj@delhi.edu for more information.

River cruise set for early in July

ONEONTA — A “Red, White & Blue Summer Day” bus trip on Wednesday, July 3, to South Hadley, Massachusetts, is booking passengers.

Organized by the Susquehanna Valley Seniors, passengers will leave Hale Transportation in Oneonta at 8 a.m. and board more passengers at the American Legion in Milford at 8:30 a.m. Arrival in South Hadley is expected to be about 11:15 a.m.

Passengers will have lunch at the Boatyard Restaurant overlooking the Connecticut River from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The menu will include clam chowder, twin lobsters or prime rib of beef along with baked potato, corn on the cob and dessert. Lunch will also include live entertainment after which passengers will board the Lady Bea vessel for a one-hour river cruise. Departure for home will be about 3:15 p.m. and arrival in Milford is expected at 7 p.m. and Oneonta at 7:30 p.m.

A payment of $112 per person is due by June 4. Reservations may be made by calling Linda Martinez at 607-434-1054. Checks, payable to SVSC may be mailed to her at 131 Dorr Edison Road, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Two-day trip set to Amish country

SIDNEY — The Tri-County Senior Center will sponsor a two-day trip to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on June 20 and 21. Departure will be from Sidney with pickups in Oneonta and Harpursville available.

Day one will feature a guided tour of Amish farmlands followed by lunch in an authentic Amish home. After checking in at Best Western Eden Resort Hotel travelers will be taken to the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre for dinner selected from the menu and an evening stage performance of the Lerner and Loewe musical, “Camelot.”

Day two will be spent at the Green Dragon Farmers’ Market in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, before heading home with an early evening arrival anticipated.

Cost of the trip will depend on hotel occupancy. Reservations are due by April 30. Payment is due by May 17.

Call Carol at 607-563-8065 for more information and to book the trip.

Volunteer drivers needed by agency

The Otsego County Office for the Aging, in partnership with GetThere, a regional transportation coordination service is looking for volunteers to drive seniors to their medical appointments. Travel expenses will be reimbursed and volunteers can accept transports that work with their schedules. Gas cards may also be distributed.

Those interested in volunteering are asked to call the Office for the Aging at 607-547-4232 or 607-432-9041.

Medical equipment may be borrowed

WRIGHT — The Schoharie Valley Lions Club will loan medical equipment, including hospital beds, walkers, commodes and crutches to those in need. The club also accepts donations of medical equipment. Call 518-872-0802 or 518-296-8076 about donating or borrowing equipment and for more information.