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Senior Life: Christmas events abound at the Kodiak Senior Center
Kodiak Senior Center will host their holiday dinner for people 60 and older at noon Friday, Dec. 20. A delicious prime rib dinner will be served along with a special dessert, and the Golden Tones will be singing Christmas Carols. The center is decorated with much holiday flair and is ready for a celebration. Seniors might also bring a small gift for a child. Gifts will be taken to the Women’s Resource Center, cont...
Dec 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Holiday events
It is holiday time during November and December at the senior center. We kick off events with the annual “Seniors Serving Seniors” at noon Friday, Nov. 22. Kodiak High School seniors will be at the center that day to serve a delicious Thanksgiving lunch to anyone 60 and older. This event has been going on for more than 30 years and so many of those high school seniors are now much older and have their own families...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Center achieves accreditation
Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. has achieved its third national accreditation through the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC). SCOK staff, its board of directors and more than 25 community members have been meeting the past six months to review policies, budgets, and facilities in assuring nine different standards have been met: planning and purpose, community connection...
Oct 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Island Cove Adult Day Program
Senior Citizens of Kodiak, Inc. adult day program, Island Cove, has been operating since January 1991 and provides a safe, active environment for people who might need assistance during the day. Delicious lunches, snacks, arts and crafts, exercise, games, socialization and even massages are part of the adult day program. The variety of activities are suited even for seniors in wheelchairs or those who have limited...
Aug 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Aug. 2
As our agency end this fiscal year, we would like to thank all the community support we receive in continuing to provide support services to those 60 and older on Kodiak Island. To the many businesses who offer door prizes for special events, Rasmuson Foundation, City of Kodiak, Kodiak Island Borough, Senator Gary Stevens, representative Alan Austerman, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, Conoco Phillips, Coast ...
Aug 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Senior Center welcomes Vicki Canny to staff
The Kodiak Senior Center held the annual Stan and Nita July 4 BBQ Thursday. This event is held each year in honor of the couple who generously donated part of their estate to the agency’s endowment fund. New Activities/Volunteer Coordinator This position which was created in January took the place of the Nutrition, Transportation & Support services aide and focuses on bringing activities to the center as well as l...
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: May celebrates Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month throughout the country, and this year’s theme is, “Unleash the Power of Age.” And that is what we at the Senior Citizens of Kodiak Inc. try to do each day. There are always activities at the center in which to participate. This Friday, we are having a special luncheon in celebration of Mothers’ Day. Come and enjoy a delicious lunch with your friends where the mothers get served. May 15...
May 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: March 8
New Activities in March at the Center Get out your green, as the senior center will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Monday, March 18 since the official day falls on a Sunday. We’ll be serving corned beef, cabbage and a special green dessert and the Irish food will be the international lunch for the month. This event has grown to be one of the bigger ones at the center in recent years. So come wearing your fine...
Mar 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Activities return to Kodiak Senior Center
It is back to school for the younger set, and seniors can add to their academic challenge and bucket lists by signing up to take a computer class. Kodiak Senior Center has collaborated with Kodiak College for a number of years to provide a teacher for classes at the center’s computer lab. Coming to the center and taking classes with your peers makes it convenient, easy and a place where everyone is on the same pag...
Sep 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senior Life: Celebrating summer with international food, picnics
Although most scheduled activities and classes are on hold for the summer, the senior center still has the computer lab open each weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chair yoga is on hold as well and will start up again in the fall. Our exercise leader, Katrina, will be having a baby shortly, so we will be ordering some new DVDs to use for that activity. Tai Chi is still being held each Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., as are...
Jul 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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