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Upcoming Events

REGULAR DAILY SCHEDULE
Monday
9:30 Exercise w/Mark
10:30 Acupuncture
11:45 Lunch
12:30 Euchre

Tuesday
9:00   Acupuncture
9:00   Line Dance
10:30  Weaving
11:45  Lunch

Wednesday
9:00  Exercise w/ Mark
10:30 Writers Group
10:45 Gentle Fitness
11:45  Lunch
12:30  Bingo
12:30  Art

Thursday
11:45  Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 Yoga

Friday
9:30 Exercise w/Mark
10:45 Gentle Fitness
10am -2pm Massage (By appointment)
1:00 - 2:30 Yoga

Saturday
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).  

"WE CARE CONNECT MEMORY CAFE"
Tuesday, September 11 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm
It is TIME! We are excited for the first session of "We Care Connect Memory Café.” If you OR know someone experiencing or living with memory loss, come out and see if this will be a good social activity to incorporate in a monthly schedule. 
 
The memory café is a safe and judgment free environment that provides as a respite from the constant emotional turmoil brought on by dementia to engage in social conversation, creative and entertaining activities, and develop friendships for mutual support, “Café Style.” Art – Friends – Laughter – Joy – Music – FUN!!! See flyer at the end of newsletter.


FLU SHOT CLINIC/HEALTH FAIR
Tuesday, September 18 at 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Flu Shot Clinic/Health fair is open to the public with numerous vendors available to provide health related information for older adults with lots of freebies. Insurance card must be presented to clinic staff at the time of service. Individuals that are not covered by insurance that Michigan Visiting Care (MVC) of U of M Health System accepts, may pay for the flu shot in the amount of $30.00 by cash, check, or credit card.

If interested in being a vendor, spaces are still available. To secure, please call the center for further details. 

LEGACY LAW CENTER
Tuesday, September 18 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Do you have a Will or Trust, Financial and Healthcare Powers of Attorney? Do you have a loved one who is facing the devastating cost of nursing home care? Have you lost someone recently and are responsible for handing their estate? The Legacy Law Center can help to  ensure you have a plan in place that works for you and/or a loved one. Bring your questions  and join Attorney Terry Bertram to learn and discuss Long-Term Care Planning for you and your family. 

POTLUCK
Tuesday, September 25 at 11:45 am
“Five Ingredients or Less”: Let’s keep it simple, Let’s keep it fun! What dish can you create with five ingredients or less? Surprise guests with simple and somewhat healthy servings by showing how many ingredients to use in YOUR dish. The center will provide Rotisserie Chicken. Do not forget to sign up!
 
Additionally, the presenter for this month during our potluck is Community Stoke Consultants, a 501c (3) non-profit agency organized to provide Brain Stroke Prevention Education to at risk populations since 2014. The motto of the organization is "To Save One Life" with a mission to provide the latest medically approved stroke based information to our community.

  
OUT TO EAT BRUNCH
Friday, September 28 at 11:30 am
Meet the group at Bob Evans @ 46080 Michigan Ave., Canton, MI 48188 at 11:30AM on Friday, September 28, 2018. As a gentle reminder, please sign-up at the center to ensure an accurate count is provided at restaurant.

EXERCISE AND WELLNESS DETAILS

Fitness After 50 - It’s Never Too Late to Start
There are many reasons why regular exercise and physical activity are important to everyone, including older adults. Regular physical activity and exercise can produce long-term health benefits and that is one reason health experts recommend thatolder adults be active every day to maintain theirhealth. Even moderate exercise can improve the health of people who are frail or have diseases that accompany aging.
 
Washtenaw Community Classes
 
Join Mark and the group on Mondays and Fridays at 9:30AM and starting Wednesdays, September 15, 2018 classes are 9AM, to improve balance, strength, flexibility, and cognitive capabilities. 
 
Line Dance: Classes commences Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Spaces are available 
 
Yoga: Classes commences Thursday,September 13, 2018 at 1PM.  Sessions are closed. 

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 easier on 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.

There will be NO acupuncture with Ron throughout the month of September 2018. Sessions will resume on Monday, October 1, 2018 with normal schedule from 10:30AM – 12:30PM. The fee is $15/session. 
 
Schedule a Norwegian Massage with Sissel Bridges at 734-340-3766 on Fridays, biweekly. 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 the days and upcoming months:
• Thursday, October 4, 2018
• Tuesday, November 20, 2018
• Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Please call to schedule your  appointments accordingly at 734-741-8586. 

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES AT THE CENTER
Do 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:

  • Writers 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 10:30AM-11:30AM.
  • 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˘. 
  • Art for Everyone: Wednesday at 12:30. This month we will get our work ready for showing.
  • Knitting 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. 
Read the Newsletter for additional weekly programs that are offered.

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