Beacon Senior Center Open Fridays

County adds hours starting Aug. 2

The Dutchess County Office for the Aging will open its Senior Friendship Center in Beacon on Fridays, beginning today (Aug. 2). The center, at 1 Forrestal Heights, is now open every weekday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The county has eight senior centers that provide older residents with companionship and activities, as well as meals. It also delivers meals to homebound seniors. For information, call 845-486-2555.