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Upcoming Events

9:30 Exercise w/Mark
11:45 Lunch
12:30 Euchre

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

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

11:45  Lunch
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
Come 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
--Baked beans
--Home baked cookies
--Pop and water

The 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

Tuesday, August 14 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm
The 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
activities, and 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
Did you 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 assistance. 

Friday, August 24 at 11:30 am
Meet the 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 restaurant.


Enjoy 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.

NEW 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)
On 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+)

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˘. 
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
Read the Newsletter for additional weekly programs that are offered.


Remember: 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.

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