Creative Ways to Handle Stress With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season upon us, many will experience increased feelings of stress. For the aging group, changes in lifestyle and health may increase stress and anxiety, especially during this time of year. Stress looks very different from one individual to another. There are many […]
Thanksgiving & Holiday Wellness Here are some wellness tips to consider as Thanksgiving officially kicks off the holiday season. Many of us gain a pound or more during the holidays, and unfortunately these weight gains often become permanent. With a little know-how, we can all satisfy our desires for traditional favorites and still enjoy the […]
Dec 2018 – Gifts that prevent falls from Steady U Gifts that keep giving by preventing falls It’s that time again – time to give gifts that show how much you care. But what do you give someone who says they have everything they need? Another pair of gloves? Flowers? More candy? How about […]
Volunteering: Feeling Good When Doing Good Article from Aging Gracefully, September 2018, Volume 21, Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Volunteering: an individual or group provides services for no financial gain “to benefit another person, group or […]
Ever wanted to try your hand at fine arts? We offer many art classes for you to try out your talents. The only thing you need to bring is your imagination. Please check our activity calendar for our next class offering. Classes are offered in ceramics, acrylic painting, watercolor painting, sewing and paper crafting just to […]
There are plenty of opportunities for you to become involved in your center. Recently a group of volunteers worked on piñatas and decorations for our 4th of July party. We couldn’t run our center without the dedication of our volunteers.
The best way to prevent a fall? Know your risk of falling Falling is not a normal part of aging, and most falls can be prevented. But you can’t prevent a fall unless you recognize that there is a risk. Here’s a simple self-assessment from the STEADY U Ohio initiative. See if any of the […]
In celebration of the 2018 Winter Olympics, customers had the opportunity to show off talents and good sportsmanship. Members were split into teams of different countries and tried out several games. Discus toss (ring toss), Ice wars (melting an ice cube with a frozen penny inside by using a straw), snowball toss (throwing marshmallows into holes for points) […]