James River Senior Citizens Center Inc.Senior Hi-LitesOffice: 701-252-2882 or toll free 1-855-252-2882Transit: 701-252-7888Fax: 701-252-2529E-mail: [email protected]: www.jamesriverseniors.comJRSC STAFFReceptionists: JudyEvent Coordinator: DixieOutreach Coordinator: KathyHome Delivered Meals: MissyTransit Billing: Glen - KathyTransit Drivers: Jeff, Don, Glen, Les, Larry, Dwight,John E, Ron, John F, Julius, Randy, Chad, Roxanne &NancyTransit Dispatchers: Karli, Missy, Judy, Kathy, MercedesFleet Manager/Sales: GlenKitchen Staff: Rhonda, Nathan & NancyGardenette Site Manager: NancyJameshouse Site Manager: CarolHousekeeping: NancyOffice Manager: RhondaDirector: MaureenDISCRIMINATION POLICY:James River Senior Citizen Inc. iscommitted to compliance with Title Vl ofCivil Rights Act of 1964 the Civil RightsRestoration Act of 1987.James River Senior Citizens Inc. assuresthat no person or groups of persons shall,on the grounds of Race, Color, Sex, Age,National Origin, Disability/Handicap, andIncome Status, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or beotherwise subjected todiscrimination under any and allprograms, services, or activitiesadministered byJames River Senior Citizens Inc.Director: Maureen WegenkeJames River Community Center, Inc.PO Box 1092 Jamestown, ND 58402-1092J AMES RIVER SENIOR C ITIZEN’S CENTER, INC.PO BOX 1092 JAMESTOWN ND 58402 701-252-2882We’re On Facebook Too!ADVERTISE HERE!Your Information willbe Sent Through Mail,Email and Internet! Call 701-2522882 for More InformationSERVICES PROVIDED INSTUTSMAN COUNTYFor the Month of December 2021CONGREGATE: 348HDM: 1676TRANSIT RIDES: 3050TRANSIT MILES: 9650Board of Directors hold Board Meetings onthe 4th Monday of every other month at11:00 am. You are welcome to attend thesemeetings. Please let the receptionist know ifyou plan to attend, and we will make surethere is a meal available for you and put youon our Agenda. If you have any questions,please contact our Director Maureen Wegenke, or Tom Geffre our President of theBoard.2021-22 Board of DirectorsPresident— Tom GeffreVice-President— Dina LaskowskiSecretary/Treasurer— Jim BoatmanDirectors: Dennis Ova, Mary Geffre, LindaMisemer & Rod OlinOnce again Jamestown community businesses arecontributing items to be given away to anyone donating to James River Senior Center & Public Transit(JRSC & PT). Anyone who gives to JRSC & PT duringGiving Hearts will have the chance to win some of thefollowing items: One Night Stay at the Holiday Inn Express4- 25 Gift Certificates to Johnny B’s Brickhouse4 - Johnny B’s T-Shirts (short,A Beauty Bag Full of Beauty Products from The FullMonteSunglasses, Case, Cleaning Kit and Stress Ball fromOn-Going Activities. .pg 2Feb Activities. .pg 3Dear Annie . .pg 4Transit Information . .pg 5Senior Highlight. .pg 8Scam of the Month. .pg 9Crossword . pg 10Vet’s Crisis Line. .pg 12Services. .pg 13Am. Heart Month. .pg 15Continued on Page: 2CLASSIC CATERINGJRSC FEATURED SERVICE 16What’s InsideGIVING HEARTS James River Senior Citizen’s Center, Inc.2022We Cater Any Size Event In-House or Deliver to Your LocationBrunches, Lunches, DinnersFamily ReunionsBirthday CelebrationsBig and Small Room RentalsWeddingsAvailableHoliday EventsAnniversariesFor More Information Call 701-252-2882Graduation PartiesOr Visit Our Website: www.jamesriverseniors.comBusiness Meetings

James River Senior Center, Classic Catering,and James River Public TransitSubmitted by Luella MorehouseWatch Your Sodium during American Heart MonthSenior Center Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday thru FridayOUR NEWSLETTER IS NOW ONLINE AT: www.jamesriverseniors.comOn-Going Activities: - Please RSVP @ 701-252-2882Chair Yoga - Tuesdays - 10 a.m.Pinochle - Tuesdays - 1 p.m.Bingo - Wednesdays - 1 p.m.Progressive Chair Yoga - Thursdays - 10 a.m.Line Dancing - 1st and 3rd FridayFor Our February 2022 Activities & MenusPlease See Insert or Visit our WebsiteContinued from Page 1 Professional Eye CareAir Fryer & Package of Fries fromCavendishWeighted Blanket - Comforts ofHome2 - 25 Gift Cards - Dacotah Bank2 - Gift Baskets Full of Goodies Qual HearingMORE TO COMETRANSIT HOURS REMINDER:Rides Available:Mon - Thurs: 6:15 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Friday:6:15 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday:8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Sunday:8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Monetary Donations also ReceivedDispatch Available:From:Bartons Bus & Auto SalesMon - Thurs: 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.The Dakota StoreFriday:7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Comforts of HomeSaturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.InfinitySunday:8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.THANK YOU!!!!2Our salt shakers are not the main culprit in our collective high intake of sodium. On average, 11% of ourdaily sodium intake comes from a combination of our salt shakers and the salt added in cooking. Mostsalt comes from processed food and restaurant foods, according to a 2017 study.When we consume too much sodium, our body retains more water to maintain the proper fluid balance,which can raise our blood pressure. Hypertension puts an extra burden on our heart and blood vessels,which can cause damage throughout the body.To reduce sodium, limit processed foods such as ham or frozen dinners and restaurant-prepared foods.Prepare homemade meals because you have the most control of how much sodium gets added. Whenyou are in a grocery store, opt for “low in sodium” or “reduced sodium” products.Read the Nutrition Facts labels when you buy prepared and packaged foods, and watch for the words“soda” (referring to sodium bicarbonate, or baking soda) and “sodium.” These products contain sodiumcompounds. Sea salt and kosher salt also are forms of sodium chloride.Consider reducing the sodium in your diet by choosing foods that are naturally low in sodium, such asfresh or frozen fruits and vegetables without sauces or seasonings.Try fresh or dried herbs (without added sodium) to add flavor to your food.Drain and rinse canned beans and canned vegetables. Rinsing canned beans reduces their sodium content by as much as 40%. According to a U.S. Department of Agriculture study, draining vegetables reduced the sodium content anywhere from 9% to 23%, depending on the type of vegetable.Like many things in life, salt is an acquired taste. We build up a tolerance for it and we “expect” it in thefoods we eat. If you gradually reduce the sodium in your diet, you’ll slowly adjust to the less salty flavor.Experiment with new recipes that rely on herbs and spices instead of salt.Article used with permission from Julie GardenRobinson, Food and Nutrition Specialist, NDSU Extension, Nourish, Issue 37. For more information,contact the Stutsman County Extension office at252-9030 or email [email protected]

A GOOD SET OF RULES:James River SeniorCenter has a part-timevolunteer cashier position. This positionwould be a flexible, 8- noon, 1 - 3 days aweek. Please contact Rhonda Sahr at 252-2882or email at [email protected] for moreinformation.If you open it.close it.If you turn it on.turn it off.If you break it.If you can’t fix it report it.If you borrow it.return it.If you make a mess.clean it up.If someone confides in you.keep it.GREETING CARDSWe now have a Variety of Greeting Cards.Display is located by the Receptionist’s Desk(Senior Center).Cards are only .50 (We graciously accept greeting card donations)North Dakota Senior MealsGood Nutrition For Healthy LivingPeople age 60 or older and their spouses are eligible to eat at Senior Meal Sites (Center I, & Streeter) Others eligible forSenior Meals are individuals with disabilities under age 60 who reside in a housing facility primarily occupied by olderindividuals where there is a Title III meal site (Gardenette, Center I, Jameshouse): individuals under the age of 60 with disabilitiesresiding with an eligible client in a non-institutional household; and volunteers, who are under 60, providing mealservices during meal hours. Individuals under age 60 who do not meet this criteria must pay full cost of service. SeniorMeals are an affordable way to help maintain your health. The full cost to provide a Senior Meal is: 10.63. A limitedamount of Older Americans Act and state dollars are available to help cover some of the program costs. The suggestedvoluntary donation for a meal is 4.00. Please contribute what you can. Meal tickets or envelopes will insure yourconfidential contribution. Dakota Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards are accepted. No eligible individual will be denied a meal due to inability or unwillingness to contribute.Reminder to our Senior Meal ParticipantsIf you receive Home Delivered Meals and this is the month that your 1 year Registration is due, you will receive aphone call from Kathy Evenson that it is time for her to come see you in your home and update all of your information.If you are a person that eats at one of our Congregate meal sites such as the Gardenette, Center I, Jameshouse, orStreeter and it’s time for your yearly Congregate Meal Registration, you will be contacted by Kathy Evenson. She willcatch up with you at lunch time or on a supper night. She will stop at your meal site.The meal registration is painless, takes a short amount of your time and it is required under the guidelines of the OlderAmerican’s Act. Thank you for your cooperation. Nutrition Staff of James River Senior Citizens.14February ActivitiesFEBRUARY 10th - GIVING HEARTS ENTERTAINMENT - GRANT INVIE3:30 - 4:30 p.m.Colorful Mustache Mugs and Valentine’s Tea Bag CraftFriday February 11th at 2:00 p.m. in the Piano RoomI mustache you a question. Will you be my Valentine? Comemake an adorable Mustache Mug with a personal Valentine TeaBag. These cute tea bags are refashioned and dressed up forValentine’s Day and pair adorably with a Mustache Mug. Takean ordinary tea bag, add some pretty scrapbook paper and you have a thoughtful,and useful, gift to give to someone special for Valentine’s. All supplies will be provided! There are limited supplies so an RSVP is a must. Let usknow you will be there by signing up in the Fireplace Room orby calling 701-252-2882 to reserve your spot.Valentine’s Tea BagsThursday Movie Matinee at 2:00 p.m. in the Piano RoomFebruary 24th featuring “Hidden Figures”Come enjoy a movie and refreshments! This is a FREEevent! Please RSVP by the Wednesday Afternoon prior tothe event. RSVP by signing up in the Fireplace Room or call701-252-2882 and let us know you would like to join!Chex Mix PartyFriday February 25th at 2:00 p.m. in the Dining RoomCome make homemade Chex Mix for yourself or to share! We will beusing simple Chex Mix Recipes to make Muddy Buddy Chex Mix and the Original Chex Mix Party Mix. Supplies will be provided! RSVPby signing up in the Fireplace Room or call 701-252-2882 to reserve your spot.Looking forward to seeing you there!LINE DANCING at the SENIOR CENTER!! SAY WHAT?!Starting at 1 p.m. every First & Third Friday of each MonthCome join us for Line Dancing starting at 1 p.m. every first and third Friday ofeach month! Rodney will be there to lead us in having a grand old time! No experience needed! So, grab your boots and come join us every first and third Fridayat 1 p.m. in the Piano Room!3

ServicesFoot Care ClinicMost Wednesday’s of every monthCentral Valley Health Unit Nursing staffwill provide foot care. The exam includes brief foot soak, toenail and fingernail trim and file, and moisturizing.The suggested donation is 30.00 forthis service. Services for 60 and older.No one is denied services because ofinability to pay.Every Wednesday (no 5th Wed)9:00 am—11:00 amFoot CareAppointment necessaryTo make an appointment for yourfoot care callCentral Valley Health @ 252-8130James River Senior CenterLOAN CLOSET – 252-2882One time rental fee of 10.00 for walkers,walker trays, rolling walkers, commodes,toilet risers, canes, quad canes, showerseats.One time rental fee of 20.00 for wheelchairs & knee scooters.If you’re unable to pick up medicalequipment, we can deliver for a fee of 5.00within city limits. If you move out oftown/state, please return our equipment.When you’re done with equipment pleaseclean equipment and return it.In need of donations of used hearing aids& other loan equipment.**WeLegal Servicesare not responsible if you injureyourself while using our items. Rentals within JamestownArea Only.Senior Companions ProgramHome visits for lonely, homeboundseniors in Stutsman Co.Provided by senior volunteers.4If you are in need of legal servicesplease call 252-2882 to scheduleyour appointment. Legal Servicescome from Fargo once a month onthe 4th Wednesday of each month.* Bringing smiles & laughter* Helping to relieve loneliness & encourageactivity* Empowering seniors to remain livingindependently* Providing respite for family caregiversNo appts January or FebruaryContact Kathy(252-2882)to learn more about this free program.13

JAMES RIVER TRANSIT INFORMATIONRides Available: M-Th 6:15 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fri 6:15 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sat 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sun 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.As Always Dispatch Available : M-Th 7:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Fri 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Sat 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sun 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Whether you’re a Veteran or a friend or family memberJoin us for a warm Meal at any of our Meal Sites.concerned about one, confidential assistance is only aJameshouse, Gardenette or the James River Senior, click, or text away.One way Transit Ride will only cost .50 cents when you join us for lunch or a SupperNight. From Home to Meal Site, Meal Site to Home ONLY.The Veterans Crisis Line is a toll-free, confidential resourcethat connects Veterans in crisis and their families andfriends with qualified, caring VA responders.Monday thru FridayVeterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text to 838255 to receive free, confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, even if they are not registered with VA or enrolled in VA healthcare.U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsIn Service, Sarah Kemp Tabbut, LCSW Community Engage-ment and Partnerships Coordinator Fargo VA Health CareSystem 2101 Elm St. N, Fargo, ND 58102Veterans Health AdministrationFargo VA Health Care [email protected] Tel (701) 232-3241 ext 3637 JRMC * CLINIC APPOINTMENTSJames River Senior Center Gifts and Tributes to Loved OnesEnclosed is my gift of to JRSCWatch for the bus at these times:Leaving CityLoading fromJRMC/CLINICSMONDAY THRU FRIDAY8:40 am — 9:40 am — 10:40 am—11:40 am—12:40 pm—1:40 pm —8:20 am8:30 am9:20 am9:30 am10:20 am10:30 am11:20 am11:30 am12:20 pm12:30 pm1:20 pm1:30 pm2:20 pm2:30 pm3:20 pm3:30 pmCall 252-7888*Times are Approximate*2:40 pm and 3:50 pmPickup Locations ChangeOften so Ask Dispatcher andWatch for the Bus.Out of Town ServicesIn Memory of:(Name of person memorialized or honored)In Honor of:Please earmark my gift for use: Wherever the need is greatestFor this programPlease send an acknowledgement to:NameAddressCity State ZipDonor information:NameAddressCity State ZipMail to : James River Senior Center, P.O Box 1092, Jamestown ND 58401 or go and pay using PayPal (Visa, MasterCard, Discover).12Walmart RidersEvery 1st & 3rd Tuesday-BismarckEvery Wednesday-FargoTransit TicketsPlease Schedule your MedicalBundle of 10 and one free (11) 25.00Bundle of 10 orange tickets 5.00appointments between 10:00 —2:00Charge is 40.00 round trip, escort freeOrange tickets are .50 cent a ride from Home toMeal Site and Meal Site to Home ONLY, andONLY if you have lunch at one of our Meal Sites.Purchase from your driver, at the Senior Center, orour website: www.jamesriverseniors.comIf you are ND Medicaid eligible, youmust be pre-approved for out-of townserviceMust Schedule Ride 24 hours in Advance(By 12:00 noon day Prior)Please call 252-7888 to scheduleyour ride.5

Continued from Page 1Central Auto Repair& ServicesContinued from Page 1Classic Catering123 7th Ave SEJamestown, ND 58401Phone: [email protected] Do All AutoRepair Needs,Including:The Pharmacy That’s All About Your HealthJohn Fugleberg, R.Ph. Karen Sinner, R.Ph. Lori Graves, R.Ph, & Matt Perkins Pharm. D.Hours: 9:00 am-6:00 pm Mon.-Fri9:00 am - Noon –SaturdayPhone: 252-3002 or 1-800-279-0120FREE DELIVERY & MAILSERVICE AVAILABLE, DRIVETHRU SERVICEClassic Catering is available tocater any size event in-house orwe can deliver to your location.Oil Changes,Radiators, Tires,Drive Train Issues,Heater Issues, NoStart, Etc.Brunches, Lunches, Dinners Family reunions Birthday celebrations Weddings Holiday events Anniversaries Graduation parties Business meetings & training sessions Daily Bread ProgramServes People in Need of FoodFood Locations:703 1st Ave SHAPPYBIRTHDAY!If you are 60 or over &you have a birthday thismonth, join us the firstMonday of the month at 12:30 for cake& ice cream. Put your name in for aprize.Our January birthday winner was ClintScott. Come this month & try yourluck! 6St. John’s LutheranChurch,424 1st Ave SouthJames River SeniorCenter,419 5th St. NEGardenette1321 Gardenette DriveJRSC also has Rooms AvailableFor Your Occasion; Big or Small.For meetings we can provide:LCD projector Microphone Large screen James River Senior CenterHome Delivered Meals419 5th Street NE“Legacy Place”Ave Maria Nursing Home801 19th St. NEDelivering smiles one meal at a time.Most Public SchoolsVOLUNTEERS NEEDEDJameshouse715 3rd Ave SEFirst United Methodist115 3rd St SE252-2882 ask for Missy11Classic Catering and Party EventPlanning contact:Rhonda or Maureen252-2882

FREE TRANSITTICKETS?!.birds chirping.leaves rustling cards friends laugh Have you been a recipient of a free transit ticket“Donated in Memory ofDaryn Moser” and wondered where it camefrom? Every year his mom donates 100 tickets to be distributed in his honor. Shewrites:Daryn was 18 years old when he was injured in an automobile accident and became wheelchair bound. He may have hadsome obstacles to overcome, but he madethe best of his life. He was an avid Vikingsfan and a lover of fishing. Public transit allowed him to fulfill his need to get out andabout. The kindness of the drivers has notbeen forgotten. Thank you so very much.*Hearing loss is often gradual; you maynot notice if for months, even years *The key to hearing better, longer, is to keep thebits active and not let them atrophy.“No matter your age, untreated hearingloss can take it’s toll!”Qual Hearing Aid Service805 10th St. S.E.Jamestown ND 58401Mon.-Thurs 9:00—Noon, &1:00—4:00701-252-0706 Cell: 701-320-3369Fridays & Later by AppointmentDONATIONSANSWERS:Fraternal Order ofEagles Aerie #2337Gail MarsolekInfinity Bldg ServicesPete McElroyDana ReidburnGary ScherbenskePauline & Phil SchmidtTrinity Lutheran ChurchJRSC & PT IS LOOKING FOR THEFOLLOWING POSITIONS:Part Time TransitDriversFor more information and to apply, contact:James River Senior Center & Public [email protected] go online er-opportunities/We appreciate the many donations wereceived and thank each and every one of you for yoursupport!107

February’s Senior HighlightND SMP Scam of the MonthMeet Judy TrangsrudJudy is the JRSC’s Receptionist and a huge supporter in all that we do here!Favorite Place Traveled: Manhattan, Kansas where we spent time swimmingand going to the winery in Missouri.Something on Her Bucket List: Buy a MotorcycleFavorite Color(s): Pink and BlackBest Advice: Always Smile and Be Kind; you never know what someone mightbe going through.North Dakota School for the Deaf/ResourceCenter for Deaf & Hard of HearingAdult OutreachAre you or someone you know struggling with hearing loss? The Adult Outreach staff are available to meet with adults who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. We can provide current information and resources on hearing loss,recommend assistive technology devices that will enhance communicationand promote safety and independence. Outreach services are free to NorthDakota residents. Please contact the Adult Outreach Hearing Specialist inyour area for an appointment.Dawn SauvageauOffice: [email protected] careful! Scammers are selling fake and unauthorized at-home COVID19 test kits.With the high demand for COVID-19 tests, there are concerning reports of fraudulentat-home and professional testing activities. Before buying any kit online, make surethat the test is from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approved list of vendors.Scammers are once again using the coronavirus pandemic to commit medical identity theft and benefit themselves. The personal information collected by these scammers can be used to fraudulently bill Medicare and other health insurance programs.Tips to protect yourself and others:Only purchase FDA approved COVID-19 test kits from legitimate providers.Ignore offers or advertisements for COVID-19 testing or treatments on social media sites.If you go to a pop-up site or other testing facility, research the facility or testingsite before you go.If you suspect COVID-19 health care fraud, contact the SMP program at 1-800233-1737.Reporting Medicare fraud: If you think you have spotted fraud, report it right away.ND SMP will help seniors prevent, detect and report Medicare fraud. If you see anything suspicious, contact the ND SMP at [email protected] or call 1-800-2331737 or 701-858-3580. For non-Medicare fraud issues, contact the ND AttorneyGeneral’s Office at 1-800S-472-2600.The information provided is intended to be a general summary only. Source of information: Senior Medicare Patrol Resource Center (2022, January). SMP ConsumerFraud Alert: Fake COVID-19 testing sites and at-home tests.9

Feb 02, 2022 · GREETING CARDS We now have a Variety of Greeting Cards. Display is located by the Receptionist’s Desk (Senior Center). Cards are only .50 (We graciously accept greeting card donations) James River Senior Center has a part-time volunteer cashier po-sition. This p