Tuesday, April 16 at 11:45 am
peruse the streets of Paris! Join us at the next community potluck in
learning more of the most famous, dreamed vacation an individual can
image while enjoying hors d'oeuvre provided by the center.
you know? Jazz music has infused Paris since the Great War. Building on
the genre’s rich, politically influential and often serendipitous
history, an evocative jazz scene still resonates in the French capital
today, thriving in fantastically atmospheric venues across the region.
take flight and “Peruse the Streets of Paris!” Please sign up in
multipurpose room or call the center to be placed on the list.
Monday, April 22 at 10:30 am
directives” are legal documents that allow you to plan and make your
own end-of-life wishes known in the event that you are unable to
communicate. Advance directives consist of (1) a living will and (2) a
medical (healthcare) power of attorney. A living describes your wishes
regarding medical care. With a medical power of attorney, you can
appoint a person to make healthcare decisions for you in case you are
unable to speak for yourself.
CARE CONNECT MEMORY CAFE"
Tuesday, May 14 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.
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.
AND WELLNESS DETAILS
50 - It’s Never Too Late to Start
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.
and the group on Mondays and Fridays at 9:30AM and
Wednesdays, classes are 9AM. This
fun and engaging class will assist individuals to
improve balance, strength, flexibility, and cognitive capabilities
various exercises. Arrive early to secure a space!
Line Dance: Here
is another opportunity
for individuals to include physical activity into your weekly schedule. No experience is required.
ALL are welcomed. Spaces are available.
participating in a
low-impact workout session
easier 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 with great results by these
with Ron. Scheduled
from 10:30AM – 12:30PM.
Please be advised that in order to receive the maximum benefit from
it is recommended to arrive no later than 11:45AM. The fee is
Massage with Sissel Bridges. Schedule an
appointment 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
Nurse, Robbi Duda,
will be at the center on Tuesday, April 30. Please call to schedule
your appointment at
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.