Pennridge Community Center


Senior Living Expo

On Wednesday June 24, 2015 from 6-8 pm, the Center held a Senior Living Expo. 

Eight local assisted living and memory care facilty representatives to talk to the community members about their facilities, to educate them and their families about senior living options. 

Turnout was fair, but valuable information was given to those attendees.


We are discussing the possibility of hosting another Expo in the Fall.  Please keep the Center in mind when the next Expo takes place, although if you need to contact a facility in the interim, feel free to contact Debbie Scollon at the Center - 215-453-7027.


Comfortable with Computers?

Through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, the Center had offered ten workshops which helped you to become more comfortable with computers and iPads. Workshops taught by Ted Heimbach and Dale Roades provided activities to improve your skills with the basic programs as well as special software. The ten workshops held in the past five months were very successful in improving participants’ skills and confidence.


The ten workshops just completed were:  PC Basics, Word, Power Point, Excel, Print Shop, Publisher, Photo Shop, Introduction to iPad, E-Mail Basics, and Internet Basics.


As the above workshops were completed as specified in the grant, if there is sufficient interest from members as well as other residents to continue these workshops, additional workshops may be scheduled in late afternoon or early evening.  Call or stop in for a description of each of the Workshops as well as a registration form.

  

The overall goal of our grant project was to enable seniors to gain and maintain skills to actively participate in the computer age.  We want to continue this effort, so please consider participating in future workshops to become more comfortable with the software your grandchildren use daily!

 

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Welcome to the Pennridge Community Center!

Come inside and see our active members participating in activities ranging from aerobics and line dancing to Tai Chi, ceramics and billiards.  Members also play chess, mahjong, bingo, Wii games and cards.  You may participate in frequent trips, monthly dinner dances and make new friends over a nutritious lunch.  Our Calendar will provide more information about our lunch menus, activities, classes, trips and special events.

 

Please view some of the information on the tabs at the top of the page, browse our Calendar, and  read our latest Newsletters.  Above all, visit us  at  the Center, if possible, and take a tour, sit in  on a class or activity, or join us for lunch.


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Center Closures

The Center will be closed for National Holidays.

Please refer to your Newsletter or our online Calendar for specific information.

 

Also, the Center will be closed due to inclement weather coinciding with the closing of the Pennridge area schools (#757 on some radio stations).  If you are unsure of the closure,

WNPV (1440 AM) and WFMZ-TV69 (Allentown) will announce the school closing by name.


If the school district opens late the Center will be open, but use common sense.


CBS3 carries school closings online ahttp://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/schools/.  

 

You may also call the Center at 215-453-7027 or 215-453-7028. 

 

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All links below will take you to the official web site of that community. When you get the information in which you were interested, simply close that window (or tab) by clicking on the "X" in the top right corner of the window (new tabs will have an X on the tab) to be returned to our site to continue your visit.

 

The Pennridge Community Center serves citizens ages 55 and older who reside in the boroughs of Dublin, Perkasie, Sellersville, Silverdale, and Telford and the townships of Bedminster, East Rockhill, Hilltown, and West Rockhill Some members live outside this geographical area, and some maintain memberships at more than one Center.  All are welcome here.  The public is also welcome to join our classes, activities, special events, and trips, sometimes with an adjusted fee for non-members.

 

 

 

                                                 -Disclaimer-

All speakers, products, services or advertisements which are presented as part of the Pennridge Community Center activities or in this web site and our newsletters, are not necessarily endorsed in any way by this Center; nor are the opinions of speakers necessarily the opinions of this Center, nor are the representations and information presented tested or reviewed for accuracy or reliability by the Center.

 

 

 
 
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