Senior edition

By Holly Steele - Preble County Council on Aging

PREBLE COUNTY — Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Gather for breakfast with us to collaborate, and promote awareness of Elder Abuse is Thursday, June 15, at 9 a.m. at the PCCOA. 937-456-4947

Safety Talk: The Eaton Police Department will be giving a safety talk at the senior center on Monday, June 19 at 10 a.m.

Advance Directives Talk: Join us as Reid Health Alliance provides a talk on Advance Directives Tuesday, June 20 at 10 a.m.

Birthday Bash: We are celebrating June Birthday’s on Wednesday, June 21 at 1:30 p.m. in Decade’s Diner.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Are you tired, worn out, and would appreciate a kind ear, friendly heart, and support for your Grand-parenting? Join us on either or all of these Friday, June 9 and July 14, from 10-11 a.m., and/or June 23 and Aug. 11, from 1-2 p.m.

Movie: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” will be showing at The Grange on Friday, June 23 at 1:30 p.m.

Drum Circle: Sign up for our first drum circle. We have a certified instructor coming to teach drumming on Tuesday, June 27 at 1:30. It’s $2 per person and drums are provided.

Art Lab: Art Labs at the Senior Center are presented by the Preble County Art Association. The art center provides everything you need plus instruction. No experience necessary. Wednesday, June 28 is a Painted Pottery art class, cost is $8-25. Call to reserve a spot, 937-456-4947. We will paint at the senior center.

Intro to Genealogy Class: Learn how to start your family tree. You will learn genealogy basics, tips for a more efficient search, and forms for recording information, available sources for historical information, and electronic databases and organizations available to further your research. Join us Friday, June 30 at 1:30 p.m. at the senior center.

Mini Trip: Fabric Shack: For 16 years, the Fabric Shack has served the quilting community as one of the best and largest shops in the tristate area. Keeping up with the latest trends in fabric, patterns, threads, and notions. New shipments arriving daily. Sign up today for this trip on Thursday, June 22. Cost is $23 for members, and $33 for non-members. 937-456-4947

Legal Aid: Have you planned ahead for important decisions about your money, health, and property? If you become unable to make your own decisions or cannot handle your personal business, who will decide and act for you? Legal Aid of Western Ohio (LAWO) is offering free legal classes, and free legal clinics to help you plan ahead if you are age 60-plus. Classes will be held all five Wednesdays in August at 6 p.m. Call PCCOA, at 937-456-4947, for more details.

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 or give us a call at 937-456-4947.

Visit our website at 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

Preble County Council on Aging