Office for the Aging sets calendar of events

| 15 Feb 2012 | 08:38

    Goshen — Orange County’s Office for the Aging is gearing up for a jam-packed calendar of events for the county’s senior residents over the next few months. The following events are scheduled: Orange County Senior Forum - a day of celebration and information for Orange County’s residents age 60+. The forum will be held Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the Middletown campus of SUNY Orange beginning at 8:30 a.m. Participants will have the opportunity to attend two different workshops of their choosing from a selection of 10 workshops in all covering a variety of topics including consumer protection, backyard birds, antiques, exercise, home maintenance, and magic. Registration is limited and on a first come basis, so contact the Office for the Aging at 615-3700 to register. On Sept. 12, Office for the Aging, in conjunction with the Orange County Department of Parks and Recreation, kicks off the 28th annual Senior Games. The games are comprised of three full weeks of activities at locations throughout the county for residents age 55+. A complete schedule of events and registration information is available at or by calling 457-4910 or 615-3700. As part of Senior Games, Office for the Aging will once again be hosting an art exhibition at the offices in the Government Center in Goshen. The opening of the art show will be on Friday, Sept. 16, at 3 p.m. Stop by during the month of September to take a look at the work of the many talented seniors in Orange County. To volunteer or to learn more about Office for the Aging programs, call 615-3710.