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April Calendar

New Lunch Menu Receives Round of Applause

The new lunch menu at a $15. rate was inaugurated at the March 14, 2017 meeting and received approval based on the applause generated after President Bob Murphy asked from the podium what the members thought of the new luncheon offering.                fresh-food

The buffet included salad, pasta, vegetables, meats, and dessert. To help facilitate movement through the buffet line, tables were called and there were 2 serving lines. The biggest improvement will be the variety of meals offered compared to the 3 – ¼ sandwiches previously offered at every meeting for a lot of years.

“A Morning Out”

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A Morning Out, GPAA at The War Memorial for dementia patients and their caregiver. Volunteers needed, the Grosse Pointe Artists Association is starting a program for dementia patients and their caregivers. “A Morning Out” is modeled after a nationally recognized program developed by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. The goal is to create a comfortable and stimulating environment within which dementia patients and their caregivers can enjoy a morning of discussion and complete an art project to take home. Click here for more details.

SMC Memorial

Name:      Paul Beaupre

Born:       March 23rd, 1950

Joined:    2012 (5)

Beloved husband of Mary. Dear father of Charles and Andrew (Meredith). Loving and proud grandfather of Lauren and Brooke. Son of the late Russell and Mary Beaupre. Brother of the late Barbara Allor, Russell Beaupre, Jr., and David Beaupre. Brother-in-law of Richard Allor. Cousin, uncle, and great-uncle to many other loved ones. Paul was a lifelong resident of Grosse Pointe. He was a talented athlete, and enjoyed the camaraderie and competition of sports. Read more

Syracuse Policy Brief on aging Dr. Lichtenberg

This publication is based on the Syracuse Seminar Syracuse_Policy_Briefon Aging, which is a yearly lecture sponsored by the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center located at the University of Rochester Medical Center.  The mission of the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center is to improve the health-care delivery to older adults through enhancing geriatric education of health and allied health professionals.  This seminar is an effort to promote geriatric education in the Syracuse area.

This Research Brief series is a collection of essays on current public policy issues in aging and related research done by or on behalf of the Aging Studies Institute (ASI) at Syracuse University.  Prior to 2014, this series was published as part of the Syracuse University Center for Policy Research (CPR) Policy Brief Series.

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IRS imposter tax scam: Don’t be fooled.

Beware of this tax-season scam. For yearsIrs Scam Warning Sign, unsuspecting taxpayers have lost millions of dollars to scammers who pose as IRS agents to steal their hard-earned money. 

The scheme goes like this: The IRS imposter calls claiming you owe taxes and demands your immediate payment by prepaid debit card or wire transfer. Refuse and you’re threatened with arrest. Here’s what you need to know. 

The IRS does not:

• Call to demand immediate payment of taxes owed

• Ask for debit or credit card numbers over the phone

• Threaten to send local police or other law enforcement to arrest you for nonpayment

Learn how to protect yourself from this and other scams. Go to the AARP Fraud Watch Network and sign up to get Watchdog Alerts on the latest breaking scams sent directly to your inbox.

source: Message from AARP

Senior Men’s Club Invitation

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Find out all the benefits of SMCGP. You may be surprised with the attractions the club has to offer. Existing members invite a relative, neighbor, or friend. For more information click here.

SMC Memorial

Name:    John Lesesnevetrans

Born:       July 27, 1920

Joined:    May 18, 1998 (18)

John was born in Charleston, S.C., and pursued his education at The Citadel where he graduated as a top-ranking cadet. He then attended General Theological Seminary in New York, before enlisting in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was stationed in Panama, North Africa and the Fifth Army in Italy, where he was awarded a Bronze Star after serving 180 days in combat.  Following the war, John attended Duke University School of Medicine from which he graduated with a specialty in internal medicine and a subspecialty in allergy and immunology. He interned at Cincinnati General Hospital and continued his residency at the University of Michigan. Read more

Sponsors of SMCGP Directory, Thank you!

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SMC Wanted

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Do you have any old Directories in your file cabinets?  We are looking for the 1981, 1982, and 1983 directories to complete the SMC Files.  Bring them to the next Meeting.