Senior edition


EATON — Therapist on Call: Stop in the first Wednesday of each month to be a part of the Therapist on Call experience with Vancrest. They are happy to discuss any questions and concerns you may have for them, as well as share hot topics with you. An informative time, all-in-all. Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. at the PCCOA, the next session is Oct. 5.

Health Fair at the YMCA: Come see us at the Health Fair at the Preble County YMCA on Sept. 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Social Eight Cards: Thursday, Oct. 8, noon-4 p.m. at the PCCOA.

Thursday Night Dance: The Thursday Night Dance is held every Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at The Grange at 501 Nation Avenue, Eaton. On Sept. 15, the themed attire for this dance is “Old Folks!’ Yes, come dressed like an “Old Folk,” maybe you have a favorite older person that you admire, a character in a book or movie, or maybe you come dressed like an older version of yourself. Be creative and come strut your stuff on the dance floor! This dance is sponsored by Greenbriar.

The Silvertones, a local band from Camden, will provide an enjoyable evening of classic rock & roll and country music for your listening and dancing pleasure. The dance features delicious food, with a $1 menu, a 50/50 drawing, and door prizes. Admission is $3 per individual/$5 per couple. If you haven’t been to a dance yet, it is worth attending!

History of Preble County Council on Aging: On Friday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m. join us at the PCCOA in learning about the History of PCCOA. This topic comes to us during National Senior Center Month, stop in and learn about our fascinating history.

“Lunch with Jake”: On Monday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m., join Jake and others for lunch at Decade’s Diner. Jake Dailey is a volunteer with the U.S. Veterans Administration. “Lunch with Jake” is an opportunity for veterans to ask questions and get information about services available through the Veterans Administration while enjoying lunch in the Decade’s Diner at the Preble County Senior Center, located at 800 East St. Clair Street in Eaton. Jake also has a lot of knowledge about Preble County. In addition, Jake wants input about possible trips that would be of interest to men. He will also provide information about activities at the Senior Center that would be of interest to men. “Lunch with Jake” will take place the second and fourth Monday of every month.

Beginning Sept. 12, and for the remainder of that week, all activities will be held at The Grange, 501 Nation Ave, Eaton. Decade’s Diner will be open during this time. We are gladly getting new carpet at the PCCOA on Monday, Sept. 12, and if all goes as planned, this will only take one week. Stay tuned to our progress via our Facebook Page or give us a call at 937-456-4947.

Bingo: Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. at The Grange, and thanks to our sponsors Heartland.

Northern Connection: The Northern Connection “Lunch & Learn” meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the St. Paul United Methodist Church, located at 301 E. Main Street in New Paris. The presenter for this month, Sept. 14, is Dr. Aaron Johnson, Urologist, a doctor with Reid Hospital and Health Care Services. The Northern Connection is a partnership between the Preble County Council on Aging and the St. Paul United Methodist Church. Lunch is served at no charge (donations are welcome) followed by either a speaker on a topic of interest, or entertainment. Information is also available on services provided by the Preble County Council on Aging. For more information, contact the St. Paul United Methodist Church at 937-437-8484, the Preble County Council on Aging at 937-456-4947, or visit the Northern Connection Facebook page.

Visit our website at or the Preble County Council on Aging Facebook page for more information. Membership at the Senior Center is $10 a year. In addition to other benefits, members automatically receive our bi-monthly “Senior Scene” newsletter that is now in color and features all the latest news and activities.

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