Steps for Preventing Falls in Older Adults

Steps for Preventing Falls in Older Adults

September is National Falls Prevention month.  Senior Centers, Inc. some tremendous exercise classes to help the older adult with falls prevention:  Matter of Balance, Tai Chi, chair exercise class, walking program and our new class called “Roll the Dice”.  Roll the Dice brings a variety of different exercises to the same class time to prevent boredom.  Just […]

Sewing Class

Sewing Class

Some of our seniors have been taking a basic sewing class—learning how to thread the sewing machine, practicing straight and zigzag stitches, laying out a pattern, cutting a pattern, and sewing together all the pieces to make an apron. With their aprons finished, and the class will be moving on to making a shoe organizer.

Steps For Avoiding Theft While Traveling

Steps For Avoiding Theft While Traveling

Older adults are oftentimes targets for theft, especially when they’re traveling to unfamiliar destinations. Because of that threat, seniors should take added precautions when planning vacations. Choose places to stay that provide safe ways to store valuable items. For example, hotels often have safes in which guests can secure such items as purses, passports, and […]

Have a Safe and Healthy Cookout

Have a Safe and Healthy Cookout

Cooking in a clean space with sanitized utensils is an important part of food safety. But when it comes to cooking outdoors, maintaining a clean environment can present a challenge. Older adults often neglect to clean their outdoor cooking spaces as well as they maintain their indoor kitchens—if they clean them at all. Even when […]

4th of July Celebration

4th of July Celebration

At Senior Centers Inc., we celebrated the 4th of July with a cookout. Participants enjoyed chicken, hamburgers, and bratwurst, along with numerous delicious salads, watermelon, two different fruit pies, and lemonade. Holiday-themed games included beanbag toss, corn hole, ring toss, face painting, and a patriotic photo booth.