June 11 at 11:00 am
on the phone? Find out how you can qualify for a
FREE Amplified Caption Phone! Nothing to pay…
EVER! Jamie Barber, Title IV ADA
Specialist with ClearCaptions (FCC Certified) will be onsite at the
Ypsilanti Senior Community Center on June 11th at 11AM for an
informational presentation. He will explain how you
can qualify for this federally funded service at NO COST to
you. This fun event will include a RAFFLE and REFRESHMENTS!
Feel free to view the ClearCaptions demo phone and ask Jamie
any questions you may have. If you or someone you know have
any type of hearing loss, you don’t want to miss this
June 13 at 11:45 am
us Tuesday June
13th at 11:45am for our summer salad potluck.
The center will provide a green lettuce salad
and dressing. Sign up to
bring side salads, desserts or contribute to the main course.
Lunch and learn about dementia basics: This
session will provide
participants basic understanding of what dementia is as well as examine
characteristics of aging that are not dementia related. We will look
closely at the most common forms of dementia, including Alzheimer's
Bring your questions and get some answers!
June 19 at 11:45 am
Free from the Prison of Depression - Journey to a Healthier You”.
Depression can affect every aspect of life, holding a person “hostage.”
This confined mental, emotional, and physical condition prevents the
ability to enjoy meaningful moments, relationships, and opportunities.
This monthly support group provides a safe environment for individuals
to focus on strengths, interests, and capabilities to “break out” and
pursue the positive benefits to LIVE a healthier life. While on this
journey, one must recognize and accept the possibility there is a
capacity available to learn, grow, and change.
TO EAT BRUNCH
June 23 at 11:30 am
group at 11:30 at Applebee's at 3819 Carpenter Road in
Ypsilanti. There will be a sign-up sheet
year we have been invited to the
Metro Parks Senior
Day Activities on Friday August 4. They will provide a bus to
from Huron Metro Park. The day will include a nature walk,
in the park, music, lunch and snacks. All is free.
have given us 25 spots on the bus. If you’re interested in
there is a registration
form at the center.
CLASSES AND OTHER WELLNESS EVENTS
- Common foot disorders among the elderly
include diabetic ulcers, ingrown nails,
fungus, arthritis and corns and calluses. When aging adults can no longer take care of their own feet and toenails, there
are steps you can take to mitigate foot
problems. The foot nurse will be at the
center on Tuesday, June 20th. Call
Robbi Duda at 734-741-8586 to schedule
- Did you know massage for the elderly
have various physical and mental benefits
which results in the improvement of health
and general wellbeing?
massage as a treatment for the
management and prevention of agerelated
Fridays, bi-weekly. If interested,
contact Sissel Bridges at 734-340-3766
to schedule an appointment.
love to hear from you.
- Ron Hough had to change his schedule. He will now be at the center on Tuesdays
starting May 9th from 9am – noon. His
fee is $15/ session. This is drop in but it is best to come in between noon and 1pm to start the process.
the Newsletter for
additional weekly programs that are offered.
- Do you desire to learn a new
hobby, observe a class and/or include some leisure activity in your
weekly schedule? Come out and visit us either on Tuesdays for Weaving
with a loom, Wednesdays for the Writers Group as they commit their
thoughts to paper, and/or Art Group. The summer is a perfect time to
explore watercolor. Bring in a photo of something you would
like to paint!
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.