CARE CONNECT MEMORY CAFE"
Tuesday, June 11 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm
memory café is a safe and judgment free environment that provides as a
respite from the constant emotional turmoil brought on by dementia.
This opportunity is provided to caregivers and persons living with
memory loss to engage in social conversation, creative and entertaining
activities, and develop friendships for mutual support.
This month, “We Care CONNECT Memory Café,” has a full schedule in welcoming the following:
● Sing-a-long with Betsy
● Make a memory box
● Help create a group story
● Have fun
you know someone who may benefit from this social opportunity, please
pass along to encourage participation. The center is CLOSED for this
specialized program. The cafe is open to anyone, without referral or
assessment, in the early to moderate stage of the (Alzheimer’s)
disease, caregivers and care partners, or persons concerned about
cognitive decline. Individuals with a history of disruption and/or
aggressive behavior is not appropriate for the group.
refreshments will be served. As a gentle reminder, “We Care CONNECT
Memory Cafe” meets every second Tuesday of the month. Should you have
any questions regarding the cafe, please feel free to contact the
center at 734-483-5014.
Tuesday, June 18 at 11:45 am
month our potluck theme is childhood favorites and desserts! Bring your
favorite childhood dish. Examples include cookies, mac and cheese,
finger foods, and more. Come enjoy some delicious food, mingle, and
have fun! A generous donor will provide Bill’s Hot Dogs for everyone
and the Regency Center in Canton will provide an ice cream sundae bar.
Please sign up in the multipurpose room or call the center to be placed on the list and so we know how many hot dogs to order.
We are having 2 speakers at this month’s potluck.
Lewis from Bankers Life will talk about understanding Medicare:
“Understanding Medicare is easier said than done. Bombarded with
letters and calls from insurance companies, you only have the 140-page
Medicare & You Handbook full of terms you may have never heard
before to help you navigate this important decision. Come and learn
about the ins-and-outs of Medicare and which plan makes the most sense
Carmo Ribeiro from Seniors Helping Seniors will explain the organization and give a presentation on the importance of laughing.
OLLI - LAUGHTER IS GOOD MEDICINE
Monday, June 24 at 10:45 am
“Laughter is Good Medicine” is about the importance of humor in a
person’s life to help maintain good Health. As a result of attending
this lecture participants will:
● Learn physical, mental and social benefits of laughter
● Experience laughing for the health benefits
● Learn ways to include laughter in your life
program is part of a series on mindful practices as a way to manage
stress in a constructive way. Sign up with the receptionist if you
would like to have lunch on that day.
OUT TO EAT BUNCH
Friday, June 28 at 11:30 am
We are a
lively group here at the center! If your interested in getting out and
meeting new people join the group at Bob Evans, located on 2411
Carpenter Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 at 11:30AM on Friday, June 28, 2019.
As a gentle reminder, please sign-up at the center.
AND WELLNESS DETAILS
Exercise with Mark: This fun and engaging class will assist individuals
to improve balance, strength, flexibility, and cognitive capabilities
through various exercises. Arrive early to secure a space!
Line Dance with Dee. Get Moving and have fun!
Yoga Classes: Regular schedule has resumed for returning participants.
Gentle Fitness: This low-impact workout session is designed on body and joints held on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:45AM.
advantage of the additional services offered here at the senior center
for a small fee. There is no harm in investing in health and wellness!
with Ron. Scheduled from 10:30AM – 12:30PM. Please be advised that in
order to receive the maximum benefit from treatment, it is recommended
to arrive no later than 11:45AM. The fee is $15/session.
Norwegian Massage with Sissel Bridges. Schedule an appointment at 734-340-3766 on Fridays. The affordable fee is:
● 11 Minutes for $12
● 30 Minutes for $24
● 45 Minutes for $36
● 60 Minutes for $48
Foot Nurse, Robbi Duda, will be at the center on Tuesday, June 18,
2019. Please call to schedule your appointment at 734-741-8586.
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
are responsible for signing yourself up for lunch.
To all current and new lunch participants, to ensure an
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).
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:
is an opportunity for writers of ALL
skill levels to explore different
writing genres, build confidence, collaborate with others and promote a
for creative writing. Writing assignments are according to a topic
participants. Come and meet with the group each Wednesday from 10:30AM-11:30AM.
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,
The group welcomes new
participants and meets Mondays at
cost is ONLY
Everyone: Wednesday at 12:30. Join
us to see what beautiful art you can make.
and Crocheting: This group is growing beyond leaps and bounds! Anyone who wants to knit or crochet or learn how
should come on Tuesdays from 12:30 to
are welcome, from newbies to
the Newsletter for
additional weekly programs that are offered.
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.