Seniors

Senior Center Programs


The senior office offers many services to the senior population. Information and referrals concerning handyman jobs, trips and tours, meals on wheels, van transportation. (A call in advance is suggested before dropping in..) Give the senior office a call for general information concerning the older adults.

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Golden Club


Held the fourth Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m, this social club is open to all senior citizens. Come early to get a seat and grab the latest senior scoop which debuts at every Golden Club. New trip sign ups  are open from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m., before Golden Club begins. Meetings typically consist of an informative speaker, a hot nutritious catered lunch, sometimes followed by an hour of entertainment.
Lunch tickets are required for the luncheon. Tickets are available in the senior office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lunch tickets are $9 (cash only) and must be purchased no later than the Monday before the meeting. (If you cannot eat whats on the menu, an entertainment ticket is available for $1 to attend the meeting. Please contact the senior office about this special arrangement.)



Senior Scoop


Available the fourth Wednesday of each month, the Senior Scoop is a monthly newsletter published by the Parks and Recreation Department to inform you of senior happenings. The following topics are included:
  • Classified ads
  • General information
  • Monthly activities
  • Scheduled trips and tours
The latest edition can be picked up at the office at no charge.
 
 

Walking


Monday through Friday, from 6:30-8:30a.m., join the morning walkers in the gymnasium. Everyone walks at their own pace and distance (17 laps equals one mile) in a controlled environment. Routinely practiced, walking is good for the following functions:
  • Controlling weight
  • Reducing blood pressure
  • Strengthening the cardiovascular system
  • Toning muscle

Physical Fitness Class


This class will help revitalize you mental and physical health. Norma Mueller is the instructor on Tuesdays at 10:30a.m. and Joan McAtee instructs the Thursday class at 10:30 a.m. Both classes last one hour. 

Sign in at the Front desk for each class.
  • Resident Fee: $2 per class
  • Non-Resident: $2.50 per class 

Residents must present proof of residency or a senior privilege card to obtain resident rate.
 

Volunteers


Each Monday beginning in March at 9 a.m.in our new Room 102 at the community center. Volunteers meet to make bed pads for the Peregrine Society, or anyone in need of them.No need to know how to sew already. These simple hand stitches are easy to learn.  This is also a time to be sociable over a cup of coffee and some goodies that someone brings. If you are interested or want further information, call the senior office or just come in and meet with a great group of people.

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