Tai Chi and how it can help my health

Senior Centers Inc. offers Tai Chi classes on a periodic basis.  Come learn the basics of this wonderful exercise class that helps with pain management, balance and overall health.  Beginners welcome.  Check our website for dates and times of classes. April 2019 – Tai Chi_ and how it can help me

Senior Citizens and Substance Abuse

Senior Citizens and Substance Abuse  Drug and alcohol abuse among the elderly is a rapidly-growing health problem in the United States. According to statistics reported by the Lucas County Health Department’s Lucas County Opiate Coalition: deaths among people ages 60 to 64 due to accidental overdoses rose from 4 deaths in 2016 to 8 in […]

Make Your Kitchen a Falls-Free Zone

Make your kitchen a falls-free zone The kitchen is the heart of the home. Hanging out, relaxing and cooking for yourself or loved ones is something that people of all ages like to do, especially older adults who have a background or passion for cooking. However, as we get older, a kitchen that used to […]

Extreme Cold Weather — Safety Tips

As sub-zero temperatures hit our region, Senior Centers Inc. would like to remind the community to check on older adult friends and family members, particularly those who live alone. Older adults are especially susceptible to extreme cold. Of course, winter dangers such as broken bones from falls on ice or breathing problems caused by cold air are […]

Creative Ways to Handle Stress, Aging Gracefully newsletter, December 2018

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 […]

Check Your Mail: Changes to the 2018 Medicare Open Enrollment Period Mailings

Check Your Mail: Changes to the 2018 Medicare Open Enrollment Period Mailings September 10, 2018 By: The My Medicare Matters Team of the National Council on Aging It’s time a year again! Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is almost here, starting October 15th and ending December 7th. If you’re already enrolled in a Medicare plan this […]