Blood pressure screenings


Screenings are from 10 to 11 a.m. on the second floor of the Loder Building on March 4 and 25. Provided by: Lehigh Valley Hospice Pocono. There will be no blood pressure screenings on holidays or snow days, and they will not be rescheduled.


Other blood pressure sites:


By Bright Star Home Care


— 10 to 11 a.m. April 6, Barrett Senior Center, Friendly Community Center Building, 6683 Route 191, Mountainhome.


By Lehigh Valley Hospice Pocono


— 11 to noon March 11, Chestnuthill Senior Center, Zion United Lutheran Church Assembly Building, 1919 Route 209, Brodheadsville.


— 10 to 11 a.m. March 10, Mountain Senior Center, 354 Memorial Blvd., Tobyhanna.


— 10 to 11 a.m. April 7, Salvation Army, 226 Washington St., East Stroudsburg.


Arthritis Foundation exercise


By YMCA


Please call ahead for information.


Every Wednesday and Thursday at Loder Senior Center, 62 Analomink St., East Stroudsburg, 570-420-3745.


Every Monday, Barrett Senior Center, Friendy Community Center, 6683 Route 191, Mountainhome, 570-481-4330.


Every Tuesday, Mountain Senior Center, 354 Memoiral Blvd., Tobyhanna, 570-894-3272, ext. 134.


Dysphagia Warriors: A Swallow Study through East Stroudsburg University – Learn about swallowing disorders (known as dDysphagia) and ways to prevent it. Presentation by Akila T. Rajappa, Ph.D., and LuAnn Batson-Magnuson Ph.D., from ESU’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. You may voluntarily participate in the research study by completing pre and post surveys. Participation is not required. You may attend the presentation for informational purposes only.


— 10 to 11:15 a.m. March 27, Chestnuthill Senior Center, Zion United Lutheran Church Building, 1919 Route 209, Brodheadsville.


— 10 to 11:15 a.m. March 30, Barrett Senior Center, Friendly Community Center Building, 6683 Route 191, Mountainhome.


Paint & Sip with Laura Pride — Enjoy painting while sipping coffee and tea together at the senior centers. Acrylic painting on canvas to be determined. All supplies are provided. This activity is free. Please pick one center to attend as the painting will be the same at each location. Registration is required. Call 570-420-3746 to reserve your space.


— 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 17, Loder Center, 62 Analomink St., East Stroudsburg.


— 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. March 26, Mountain Center, 354 Memorial Blvd., Tobyhanna.


APPRISE (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) — If you would like an appointment with APPRISE for your Medicare concerns, call the Monroe County Area Agency on Aging at 570-420-3735. Appointments are available at the Loder Senior Center in East Stroudsburg or the Barrett Friendly Community Center in Mountainhome (first Wednesday’s only).


All programs are open to the public. For Information on any programs, call 570-420-3746.