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Important Update: COVID-19-related Cancellations and Postponements

As new guidelines and policies emerge to combat the spread of COVID-19, TriHealth Senior Services has made the decision to cancel several upcoming Seniority Focus On classes. This impacts 23 and Me? and It’s Exciting, scheduled at Twin Lakes and Nathanael Greene Lodge in April 2020.

All Community Dementia Care Education featuring Teepa L. Snow has been cancelled as well as the Intro to Medicare classes scheduled for April at Bethesda North and Good Samaritan Hospital.

Additionally, all Senior Services trips are being cancelled for the next 30 days, effective March 13, 2020. This includes Day Trips, Overnight Trips and vacations through Collette Vacations.

To request a detailed reservation/payment form for any of the day or multi-night trips listed on these pages, please call Good Samaritan Seniority at 513 862 3633 or Bethesda North Seniority at 513 865 1700.

Seniority On The Go Travel Expo

Love overnight getaways? How about day trips? Are you interested in adventure travel? If you like to travel with Seniority (and we know many of you do) then you’ll love hearing about trips before the mail comes out. Perhaps you’ve never tried group travel? Come find out what you’re missing!

TriHealth Seniority On The Go is holding a party and you are invited. See slide shows for our adventure travel, hear about a fun bus trip to New York next spring. There will be treats, prizes, sneak previews, and all kinds of information. Don’t get left behind, pick your date/location and make your reservation NOW! Please RSVP so we can insure enough materials and snacks. You will be able to sign up for all kinds of trips on the spot, so bring your credit cards or checkbook!

Bethesda North Hospital Saturday, September 26, 9–11:30 a.m.
RSVP: 513 865 1700

Nathanael Greene Lodge Sunday, September 27, 1–3:30 p.m.
RSVP: 513 862 3633

Day trips

Over The Rhine – limited walking tour for 2020

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – Good Samaritan Western Ridge - Cancelled 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – TriHealth Pavilion - Cancelled 
Thursday, April 2, 2020 – TriHealth Pavilion - Cancelled 
Depart: 10 a.m. Return: 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $75 per person
Limited to 40 travelers each day

This limited walking tour will be two hours of seeing the new “Over The Rhine”. The Main Street entertainment district, wonderful old buildings with new uses. Breweries, residences, new parks and restaurants. Lunch will be in the 1850’s St. Paul Church – now the Taft Ale House! Limited walking, but you must be able to get on and off the bus for boarding and lunch.

Vera Bradley Annual Outlet Sale

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - Good Samaritan Western Ridge and TriHealth Pavilion
Depart: 7:00 a.m. Return: 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $135 per person
Limited to 45 travelers

This Vera Bradley shopping extravaganza will make you the envy of every woman you know. The colorful, jazzy patterns of Vera Bradley are known worldwide. And you will not BELIEVE the bargains. Snacks, lunch, games, and tons of fun are included.

Overnight trips

NEW FOR 2020 – Springtime in New York!

Monday, April 20 – Friday April 24, 2020
Cost: Double starting at $1,449 per person (optional insurance at additional cost)

Join Seniority On The Go and take a bite out of the Big Apple! Our hotel is just off Times Square, so we are in the heart of it all. Stay a block from Hell’s Kitchen and the Heart of the Theatre District. A trip to the “Top of the Rock” (Rockefeller Center) will show us a dazzling view of the lights of the city. One dinner will be New York’s Best Pizza! From the center of the financial district, we will stop to view the Statue of Liberty across the harbor. Our Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel before taking in Wall Street and exploring the 9/11 Memorial Site and Federal Hall. Lunch in Little Italy, and that evening, arrange to see a Broadway Show with help from our guide. The next day it’s Harlem to enjoy an early supper at Sylvia’s Famous Soul Food restaurant. Walking in this city is the only way to see the rich culture. Please understand you must be able to walk several long city blocks to enjoy this tour. Our tour guide will be available at our Travel Expo, so come get the details either October 19 (Bethesda North) or October 20 (Nathanael Greene Lodge).

Made in Ohio

Tuesday, May 5 – Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Cost: Double: $439 per person (optional insurance available)

Wow - made right here in our own back yard! Wilson Footballs – official balls of the NFL. Berbee Bulb Company which supplies the National Park Service! Dinner on a covered bridge from 1868, Purple Plains Lavender farm to learn medicinal uses of lavender, mushrooms, and other herbs, make a whoopie pie, American Whistle Factory, and the National Veterans Memorial Museum, the only one in the country. Burst with pride about our great state of Ohio.

The Outer Banks of North Carolina

Tuesday, May 26 – Sunday, May 31, 2020
Cost: Double: $1,480 per person (optional insurance available)

Tamarack, Kill Devil Hills, Currituck Sound and lighthouse, Wild Horse Tour (descendants of the Spanish mustangs brought over centuries ago), site of the Wright Brothers first flight, Manteo boardwalk, Roanoke Adventure Museum, Cape Hatteras National Seashore and lighthouse, Ocracoke Island, Bodie Lighthouse, the freshest seafood ever, and even step back in time to the real Mayberry, Mt. Airy, home of Andy Griffith. Enjoy a squad car tour past Floyd’s Barbershop, Barney’s café and Snappy Lunch.

Water, Water Everywhere!

Tuesday, June 23 – Thursday, June 25, 2020
Cost: Double: $614 per person (optional insurance available)

If you love being on the water in the summer, this trip is for you. Boats of all kinds, shapes, and sizes. Cruise on a pontoon to see wildlife and eagles, a river cruise on a stern-wheeler, ferry to Blennerhasset Island, lunch cruise on Buckeye Lake, even a river canal boat pulled by a mighty team of Belgian horses! Story telling captains, scenery, the gentle splash of a paddle-wheel, this will be a summer trip to remember.

NEW FOR 2020!

Check out the Calendar of Events for details about our exciting Travel Expo where you can find out specifics about these On The Go travel opportunities.


Painted Canyons of the West featuring Utah’s Five National Parks

Sunday, October 4 – Monday, October 12, 2020
Price will include round trip airfare, 8 nights lodging, 11 meals, experienced local guides, luggage handling, and hometown pickup.
Insurance at additional cost.

The backdrop of Denver’s Rocky Mountains is the starting point for this journey through the mystic color wheel of America’s canyon lands. Among vistas that evoke the spirit of the old west, marvel at the unspoiled beauty of Utah’s five national parks as you cross its scenic byways from Arches to Canyonlands to Dead Horse, Zion, and Bryce National Parks. In Colorado’s wine country, dine with new friends and participate in a tasting at a family-run winery.

Stay on the Colorado River in Moab, the gateway to Utah’s Red Rock country, and have a full day in Zion to explore. From stark landscapes to the bright lights of Vegas, discover the painted canyons of the American West the best way – up close and in all their glory.

British Landscapes

Coming in 2020
Price will include round-trip airfare, 9 nights lodging, 12 meals, experienced local guides, luggage handling, and hometown pick-up.
Insurance at additional cost.

Your tour opens in London where on your first night, you will join your fellow travelers for ale and pie tasting at a traditional English pub! Visit sleepy villages where sheep wander the grassy hillsides, lakes set amidst mountains that inspired centuries of literature and cities thriving with arts & cultures. Discover them all on this memorable journey through England, Scotland and Wales. Explore London & Edinburgh. See famous Stonehenge, the villages of Cotswold, ride the high speed rail through the English countryside, and experience a private dinner in a 400 year old Shakespeare family home, all included!

Norwegian Coastal Voyage

Late Summer 2020
Price will include round-trip airfare, 10 nights lodging, 24 meals, experienced local guides, luggage handling, and hometown pick-up.
Insurance at additional cost.

See a land of spectacular fjords, waterfalls, mountains, and glaciers. All aboard the Bergen Railway to Europe’s most scenic rail journey. See stunning waterfalls and small farms clinging to the steep mountainsides all along the way. On day 5, after a walking tour of Bergen and the picturesque old Bryggen Wharf, board the Hurtigruten Cruise ship and set sail for the Norwegian coast. Visit beautiful cities and explore ancient towns and coasts such as Trondheim, founded by Viking King Olav in A.D. 997!

Travel 220 miles north of the Arctic Circle to the top of Europe, past the breathtaking Lofoten Islands, home to the Sami people who have herded reindeer for centuries. For those wanting to visit the land of fire & ice – there is an optional extension to Iceland!


Colorado Rockies, Rails, and Western National Parks

September 13 – 21, 2020
Price will include round-trip airfare, 8 nights lodging, 11 meals, experienced local guides, luggage handling, and hometown pickup.
Insurance at additional cost.

New from Premier! Start in Denver with Rocky Mountain National Park, a wilderness of massive peaks and rugged canyons. Continue on through the Colorado Rockies to Grand Junction in Utah. Here we see Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and Arches National Park with over 2,000 red rock formations and canyons. Day 4 is all aboard the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge railway with an 1881 coal-fired, steam powered journey through the San Juan National Forest. The next day offers Mesa Verde National Park and over 4,000 ruin sites. See Great Sand Dunes National Park, known for huge dunes and beaches. The Royal Gorge Train will travel from Canon City to Parkdale with the world’s highest suspension bridge. Trains and majestic vistas – it’s all here!

Highlights of Italy’s Amalfi Coast

October 20- 29, 2020
Price will include round-trip airfare, 9 nights lodging, 10 meals, experienced local guides, luggage handling, and hometown pickup.
Insurance at additional cost.

Welcome to Italy! Start the day with a walking tour of Sorrento with sweeping water views and Piazza Tasso. Then head to the Almalfi Coast. This coastal waterway claims to be Europe’s most magnificent stretch of coastline. Breathtaking scenery, glamorous resorts hidden in the corniche that winds along past citrus groves and vineyards, with palaces seeming to tumble down to the fishing port and beach below. We will visit Positano, and see a cheese factory where we will taste one of Italy’s specialties – fresh mozzarella! A guided tour of Pompeii will let us see a city preserved exactly as it was 2000 years ago when it was covered by a chilling layer of ash from Mt. Vesuvius. This tour offers a 2 night Rome extension to the Vatican and St. Peter’s Basilica.

New Year’s Rose Parade

December 30, 2020 – January 4, 2021
Price will include round-trip airfare, 5 nights lodging at one hotel, 8 meals, New Year’s Eve Party, experienced local guides, luggage handling, and hometown pick-up.
Insurance at additional cost.

December is beautiful in Southern California! Orange County is full of manicured beaches, theme parks and celebrated shopping. Visit San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, and Newport Beach. Start New Year’s Eve with a party – complete with music, dining and festivities and a champagne toast at midnight to ring in the New Year! Enjoy the parade of all parades – the Tournament of Roses Parade with reserved grandstand seating.

Also included is a tour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, Rodeo Drive, Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum. Round out your trip with a visit to San Diego’s Gaslamp District, Embarcadero, Balboa Park, historic Old Town, and cruise the harbor. So much to enjoy and a fabulous way to bring in the New Year!

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