Welcome to the GLSS TV page!

Here you will find links to GLSS TV programs available from Lynn Community Television's video on demand page.

You will also find tips for healthy living, recipes, and other fun stuff featured on GLSS TV episodes.

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Links to Episodes

Episode 3 | October 2020

This month, GLSS TV features segments about some of the counseling services available from GLSS including the Mobile Mental Health program and the Women's and Family Abuse Program. We'll also provide tips about driving safely during the pandemic, and we'll take you through an easy, crowd-pleasing pizza recipe.

Katie Galenius

 

Episode 2 | September 2020

In this episode we'll focus on nutrition and eating well. We'll see what's available at the Farmer's Market and then prepare a tasty and healthy zucchini and pasta dish that you can make yourself! We'll also practice some simple stretching exercises and learn about breathing techniques to help you relax.

image of someone cutting up zuccini

 

Episode 1 | August 2020

A look at how the Lynn Senior Center and the broader community have responded to life during the pandemic. The show includes updates and numerous helpful tips around effectively managing one's health during this time.

 

Schedule

Lynn Community Television (LCTV)

COMCAST: Channel 3  |  VERIZON: Channel 38

For air dates and times on LCTV for October
check the LCTV website at

http://www.lynntv.org/watch-online/public/channel-schedule/

 

 

This Month's Recipe

Pizza
From GLSS TV Episode 3

Click here for a printable version

INGREDIENTS

  • Fresh or frozen dough from store
  • 1 jar of tomato sauce
  • 1 bag of shredded mozzarella cheese / or one ball of fresh mozzarella
  • Flour
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 pack of sliced mushrooms

RECIPE PREPARATION

  1. Take dough out of refrigerator for about half an hour before you begin.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  3. Flour your work area and pin.
  4. Roll dough to size and shape of pan.
  5. Transfer dough to pan and bake for 8 minutes.
  6. Remove crust from oven, and spread tomato sauce evenly across the surface.
  7. Spread cheese over tomato sauce or to your liking.
  8. Chop half of an onion into small chunks.
  9. Sauté mushrooms and onions until they begin to brown and lose moisture.
  10. Cover pizza in 1 and a half cups of mushrooms and onions or to your desired amount.
  11. Place pan back in oven, and cook the pizza for 12 minutes or until the bottom of the crust browns.

From Anna Sawyer

People You'll Meet on GLSS TV

 

Sandra Suarez

Sandra Suarez

Sandra Suarez is a long-time staff member in the Community Programs Department at Greater Lynn Senior Services. Most recently, she served as Director of the Lynn Senior Center, a downtown gathering hub for people age 60 and older. In that role, she organized and oversaw the center's robust programming, including a broad range of activities, the daily lunch program, recreational trips, exercise classes, special events, and much more. Sandra's other roles at GLSS have emphasized outreach to the community, including coordination of an inter-generational program and a highly successful initiative to engage the local Latino population in Senior Center programming. She is fluent in Spanish.

Anna Sawyer

Anna Sawyer is a food enthusiast and has been a practicing vegetarian for almost ten years. Her favorite meal is Tacos and her favorite vegetable is Portabella Mushrooms.

Ben Graff

Ben Graff

Benjamin Graff, MS, RD, LDN, is a Registered Dietitian and the Nutrition Program Manager at GLSS.  In that role, he oversees the delivery of hundreds of meals every weekday to congregate meal sites and through Meals on Wheels in the Agency's five-town service area of Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, and Swampscott. Ben holds a Master of Science Degree in Human Nutrition from Drexel University and completed his Dietetic Internship at Simmons University. In addition to its meal delivery mission, GLSS’ Nutrition Program offers a monthly healthy food delivery program (the Brown Bag Project) in partnership with the Greater Boston Food Bank for low-income people and provides a range of other nutrition supports and counseling.

Vince Greco

Vince Greco

Vince has a decade of experience as a physical fitness coach. After graduating with a Bachelor's in Communications from UMass Amherst, Vince was certified with a personal trainer's certification from ISSA (Integrated Sports Science Association) in 2009. He then expanded into teaching group fitness classes in 2015 with a focus on a power yoga regimen that he relied on to overcome many years of accumulated, weight room-related joint injuries. During that time, he has assisted many former athletes and older clients with reducing pain and extending their longevity in the gym. He has since branched out into teaching strength and conditioning in many gyms and fitness studios throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Vince believes that with sound technique, proper breathing and the right attitude you can achieve anything.