REGULAR DAILY SCHEDULE
9:30 Exercise w/Mark
9:00 Line Dance
9:00 Exercise w/ Mark
10:30 Writers Group
10:45 Gentle Fitness
1:00 – 2:30 Yoga
9:30 Exercise w/Mark
10:45 Gentle Fitness
10am -2pm Massage (By appointment)
1:00 - 2:30 Yoga
10:00-noon – Quilting
Reminder! You are responsible for signing yourself up for lunch.
To all current and new lunch participants, to ensure an accurate
count for meals are ordered in a timely manner, please sign up on the
days you would like a meal for the upcoming week. Meals are ordered
every Thursday morning by 11AM. After this time, we are unable to place
additional orders. We are asking for your assistance to ensuring your
name is placed on sign-up sheet(s).
Saturday, August 4 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm
support this important resource for the seniors of Ypsilanti while
enjoying a great meal and conversation! Tickets are only $5 per person
($3 for children 10 and under). The menu is:
--Corn on the cob
--Hot dogs or veggie dogs
--Home baked cookies
--Pop and water
early evening event is perfect for those who want to grab dinner after
a day at the pool next door. Take out containers are also available for
those who can't stay and eat. Don't miss it!
Lend Us An Ear! If
you can’t make it to the Corn Roast – shucks – don’t be shy – throw us
a few kernels! Help us keep the Center operating with a donation, with
checks payable to "Ypsi Senior Center" at 1015 N. Congress.
Tuesday, August 7
State primary election day
"WE CARE CONNECT MEMORY CAFE" OPEN HOUSE
Tuesday, August 14 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Ypsilanti Senior Center is excited to announce and request your
presence to attend the “We Care Connect” Memory Café Open House on
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 @ 2PM. The "We Care Connect Memory Cafe" is a
new monthly program free to persons living with memory loss, their
caregivers, and individuals with Mild Cognitive Decline (MCI) to engage
in social conversation, creative and entertaining
develop friendships for mutual support while minimizing the mental and
physical stress that Alzheimer's disease or related dementia brings to
daily interactions, tasks, and responsibilities. The primary goal is to
reduce isolation, increase focus on remaining strengths and abilities
for the person living with dementia, and enjoy the pleasantries of life
outside of the home. For more information regarding the Open House
and/or volunteer opportunities with the program see Monica or Shonda or
pick up a flyer at receptionist desk.
Tuesday, August 21 at 11:45 am
know that August is National Romance Awareness and Peach Month!? To
honor this month of romance awareness, let’s have a picnic!! The center
will provide “Fruit Kabobs” and various sparkling cider to serve in
wine real glasses! Invite family, friends, and do not forget to sign up
on or before Friday, August 10, 2018.
During Potluck, our guest
presenters are from Center for Independent Living. They will be
speaking about the services they offer, a transportation grant they
have, employment opportunities and Medicare and Medicaid
OUT TO EAT BRUNCH
Friday, August 24 at 11:30 am
group at Denny’s Restaurant @ 2033 Rawsonville Road, Belleville, MI
48111 at 11:45AM on Friday August 24, 2018. As a gentle reminder,
please sign-up at the center to ensure an accurate count is provided at
EXERCISE AND WELLNESS DETAILS
laughter while working on improving balance, strength, flexibility,
conditioning and cognitive capabilities. Exercise balls and weights are
utilized. Join Mark and the group on Mondays, and Fridays at 9:30AM and
9AM on Wednesdays.
Line Dance: Get ready to have fun, sweat, improve balance and memory. Spaces are available. Tuesdays at 9AM
Yoga: Commencing Thursday and Friday, at 1PM-2:30PM. Classes are FULL.
DAY and TIME!! Acupuncturist, Ron Hough will be at the center on Mondays from 10:30AM – 12:30PM. The fee is $15/session.
Schedule a Norwegian Massage with Sissel Bridges at 734-340-3766 on Fridays, bi-weekly. The affordable fee is:
• 11 Minutes for $12
• 30 Minutes for $24
• 45 Minutes for $36
• 60 Minutes for $48
The foot nurse, Robbi Duda, will be at the center on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Call 734-741-8586 to schedule a appointment.
Drop In Water Exercise – Rutherford Pool
(June 18 – September 3, 2018)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1PM Tues/Thurs 5PM-6PM, class takes place
in chest deep water to include stretching, cardio, and resistance.
$4/adults (18-54), $3/seniors (55+)
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES AT THE CENTER
you need some extra activities or positive social engagement to include
in your day? Come visit and/or participant in additional activities the
center has to offer:
the Newsletter for
additional weekly programs that are offered.
Group. This is an opportunity for writers of ALL skill levels to
explore different writing genres, build confidence, collaborate with
others and promote a passion for creative writing. Writing assignments
are according to a topic selected by participants. Interested? All are
welcomed. Come and meet with the group each Wednesday from
- Bingo: Come join this lively group each
Wednesday at 12:30PM. Bingo is a great game! Each card is $1 and .25˘
for additional cards. Maybe, you’ll get lucky!
- Euchre: Looking
to learn a new card game or are experienced playing Euchre? The group
welcomes new participants and meets Mondays at 12:30PM. The cost
is ONLY 50˘.
- Gentle Fitness: Haven’t worked out in a
while, have limited mobility, or would like to incorporate some
physical activity to stay healthy and mobile? Consider participating in
a low-impact workout session that is easier on the body and joints held
on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:45AM. It’s a great way to get the
heart-pumping without worrying about injuries.
- Weaving: Do you
enjoy knitting, crocheting, felting, or braiding with yarns or threads?
Weaving classes are offered on Tuesdays at 10:30AM.
- Art for Everyone: Wednesday at 12:30. This month we will get our work ready for showing.
and Crocheting: Anyone who wants to knit or crochet with some friends
should come on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 2:00. All are welcome, from
newbies to experienced craftsman. There is always enough
experience to help through problems.
- Blood Pressure
Check: Senior nursing care services will come on the third Friday
of every month to check your blood pressure. They will be here
July 20 from 10-11:30.
The Center is closed anytime the Ypsilanti Schools are closed due to
inclement weather. Please check the television or radio before setting
off on snowy mornings.