NEWSLETTER AND CALENDAR
Check the current Roadrunner Chronicle to see what is planned for the upcoming Thursday lunches, including presentations, entertainment and activities.
Join us for Tuesday Lunch and Games, which is a light, low-cost lunch and social time run by senior volunteers. Games start at 11:00 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30. Stay for a free, new-release movie at 12:30 p.m. Register by the Monday before.
The Pyle Thursday Lunch Program begins at 11:30 a.m. (unless otherwise noted) and is followed by entertainment or activities. Advance registration is required and you may register for the entire month. Advance registration and payment is required by the Tuesday before.
You can register for these lunches two ways:
• online (you will need the registration code which can be found in the Roadrunner Chronicle) OR
• stop by the Pyle Center front desk to register in person.
Call the Pyle Front Desk at (480) 350-5211 for more information.
Benefits Assistance Program
Offered by the Area Agency on Aging, this program provides objective information about insurance and benefits to seniors, the disabled, and caregivers.
A trained Benefits volunteer will be available on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.
Assistance with organizing Medicare and Supplemental claims information to ensure that all benefits are paid and obligations to providers are satisfied.
Basic information on applying for Social Security, Medicare and SSI.
Up-to-date information and assistance on Medicare Part D prescription drug program.
Information regarding HMOs, managed care, Medicare Supplement plans (Medigap) and options under Medicare.
Assistance with Medicare appeals and resolving problems.
Walk-ins only – no appointment necessary.
Join us every Wednesday. Cards are 50¢ each with a maximum of 6 cards. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. and the games begin at 1:00 p.m. You must arrive before 1:00 p.m. to play – late arrivals are not allowed in the Bingo room.
Cards and Games
Card and game groups meet on different days and times throughout the week at Pyle. Call for more information or check out our calendar online in this month's Roadrunner.
Canasta, Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cribbage, Mondays 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Mah Jongg, Wednesdays (advanced) 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. & Thursdays (beginning, intermediate) 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Party Bridge, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Pinochle, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. & Fridays 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Scrabble, Mondays 12:30 to 5:00 p.m.Poker 101, Learn to play poker on Tuesdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m.
Free movies on Tuesdays and Fridays at 12:30 p.m. New releases on Tuesdays and classic movies on Fridays. See the Roadrunner for this month’s movie selections.
Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Fridays, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The painting workshop is for currently registered participants in Pyle art classes.
Ping Pong and Nintendo Wii
Ping Pong and Nintendo Wii are available for play Tuesdays and Fridays 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. (first Fridays of the month 8:30-9:45 a.m.) and 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. and Mondays, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Fridays 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The sewing workshop is for any current RTA member who likes to sew, knit, crochet and socialize.