Senior Edition

By Holly Steele - For The Register-Herald

EATON — How the Grief Stole Christmas: Jonathan from Bella Care hospice will be here to share holiday tips for the grieving heart. Creating a survival plan is the single most important step in facing the holidays. Come and hear many ideas that you can choose to incorporate into your plan. Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2-3:30 p.m. at the senior activities center.

Making Gingerbread Houses: Come join in the festive fun of making gingerbread houses on Friday, Dec. 1 at 9:30 a.m. at the senior activities center.

Therapist on Call: A physical therapist from Vancrest will be at the senior activities center on Wednesday, December 6 at 10 a.m. to share and educate us on stretches, exercises or movements to aid in better health.

Matinee Movie: Our matinee Monday movie is Dec. 4 at 1:30 p.m.

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.

Art Lab: Come in and paint a snowman on canvas! Instructors from the Preble County Art Center will be here teaching us the steps in painting this happy snowman on canvas on Wednesday, December 20 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. — cost is $12.

Vera Bradley Outlet Trip: Go on this thrilling shopping spree with tremendous bargains, up to 60 percent off retail prices. Pam Vietor Broering of Cruise Adventure will be at the senior activities center on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. to answer questions and receive deposits. This trip is April 11, 2018 with deposit due on or before March 1, 2018. Stop in or call 937-456-4947

Chicago, Illinois Trip: Join us on this four-day, three-night trip to the windy city. This packages includes lodging, breakfast, full course dinners, guided tours, Navy Pier, museum visits and so much more! Motorcoach transportation included. The trip is June 4-7, 2018 with a $100 deposit due by Feb. 23, 2018.

Canada & New England: Take a trip with us on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line! This trip is 10 days and nine nights, cruise porting at different places along the east coast along the way. Call or stop in for more details. This trip is Oct. 11-20, 2018 with final deposit due June 13, 2018.

December Closings: Preble County Council on Aging/the Senior activities center will be closed Dec. 22-25 and Dec. 29- Jan. 1.

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

For The Register-Herald