Winterize to Prevent Falls -tips from National Council on Aging
Decorated Cookies (decorated by our ladies’ group), cocoa, punch and dancing! What a festive way to celebrate the holidays with friends. We had a DJ spin some dancing tunes mixed with some Christmas songs young and old. Our ladies’ sewing group also made handmade fleece scarves for everyone.Loretta Neubert entertained us with a beautiful hula dance […]
Mr. Elijah Mason just celebrated 100 years of living strong. He contributes his longevity to faith, family, friendships and staying active. On his 100th birthday he was the greeter at his church. The center celebrated by singing, eating cake and lots of congratulation wishes from his friends. We are so proud to be a part […]
Music from the 70s and 80s and favorite Halloween themed songs (remember Monster Mash?) played throughout our Halloween dance party. We were thoroughly entertained by a wonderful DJ to keep us moving on Halloween. Most people dressed in costume, but EVERYONE had a great time dancing and swaying to […]
Our ladies group planned a fantastic day of fun in the theme of “Alice in Wonderland”. Months of planning went into the hard work of this themed party. Decorations, game planning, refreshments and costumes were all part of the to do list. So many opportunities for volunteers to show off her talents. We have some […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.