Senior edition


By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald



EATON: We are closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24. Happy Thanksgiving!

Lunch with Jake: Have lunch with Jake in Decade’s Diner Monday, Nov. 27, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. This is an opportunity for veterans to ask questions, and get information about services available through the Veterans Administration while enjoying lunch in Decade’s Diner.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: A great resource with friendly ears, kind hearts, and non-judgement. A support network with Q & A, and speakers to answer those bigger questions. Join us as we come together to share on December 1 and 15 (Christmas Party), 10-11 a.m. Babysitting available upon request.

Make Gingerbread Houses: Join us Friday, Dec. 1, at 9:30 a.m. in the Decade’s Diner to make gingerbread houses.

Weight Resistance: In this 45 minute class, one will work with provided exercise bands designed to help build muscle through resistance. The participant can expect to follow a set of exercises which strengthen both the upper and lower body. This is an ongoing class on Thursdays from 9-9:45 a.m. at the Senior Activities Center. $2 for members, $5 for non-members.

Tai Chi for Health is an excellent exercise program designed by both Tai Chi experts and medical professionals. Tai Chi for Health benefits all people regardless of their physical condition. Many health conditions can be improved by daily practice. Conditions include Arthritis, Back Pain, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Balance and more. This is an ongoing class on Tuesdays from 10:15 to 11:00 a.m. at the Senior Activities Center. $2 for members, $5 for non-members

Stretching/relaxing: Participants in this class will work with the overall body in standing, sitting, and laying positions. The class will follow a set of exercises designed to gently stretch the body. The final 10 minutes will focus on a guided meditation to relax both the mind and body. This is an ongoing class from 9-10:45 a.m. at the Senior Activities Center. $2 for members, $5 for non-members

All activities are located at the Senior Activities Center at 800 East St. Clair St. in Eaton, unless otherwise mentioned in the post. Like our Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/preblecountycouncilonaging/ or give us a call at 937-456-4947. Visit our website at www.PrebleSeniorCenter.org. Membership at the Senior Center is $10 a year. In addition to other benefits, members automatically receive our bi-monthly “Senior Scene” newsletter that features all our latest news and activities.

By Holly Steele

For The Register-Herald