Skagway Senior Center offers senior services

Posted: Sunday, June 21, 2009

YAKUTAT - During the summer, persons age 60 and older are invited to enjoy hot lunches at the Skagway Senior Center at noon every Friday. The Skagway Senior Center operates out of the Presbyterian Church located at 475 Main St. Thanks to the city of Skagway, the Presbyterian Church, the Elks Club and the state of Alaska, senior services are available year-round, with more meals available during the winter months.

Seniors coming to lunch for the first time should call Tim Salter at 907-983-3664, so he can be ready to welcome them and introduce them to the program. Each meal is made up of the main dish, a salad, a hot vegetable, bread, rice or noodles, milk and a dessert. Meal participants are encouraged to make a donation toward the cost of the meal. The suggested donation amount is $3 per meal.

The Swan Lake Senior Center is a friendly place where people 60 and over can come to participate in a variety of activities, classes, meetings, and eat a hot, nutritious lunch while socializing with others. Ideas for new activities or events are always welcome.

Persons who have never been to the Skagway Senior Center are encouraged to stop by and visit. Everyone over the age of 60 is welcome. For further information, a monthly menu or schedule of activities, contact Tim Salter at 907-983-3664.

Each September through May, Native and non-Native elders, age 60 and older, are invited to enjoy hot, delicious lunches at noon, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at the Hydaburg Senior Center. The Hydaburg Senior Center is located on Cedar Street. Thanks to the financial support of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority, the State of Alaska, and community donors, the meals are available three days a week.

The Hydaburg Senior Center is a friendly place where people 60 and over can come to participate in a variety of activities, classes, meetings and eat a hot, nutritious lunch while socializing with others. Ideas for new activities or events are always welcome. Each meal is made up of the main dish, a salad, a hot vegetable, bread, rice or noodles, milk and a dessert. Home-delivered meals are available for those elders who are unable to come to the Senior Center for lunch.

For further information about services for seniors living in Yakutat, contact the Senior Information and Caregiver Resource Center toll-free at 866-746-6177.



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