Senior edition


By Holly Steele



EATON — SCP provides a one-time annual benefit to your electric bill, and/or for the purchase of fans and air conditioners. Visit your Community Action Partnership in person to apply for SCP or call The Preble County Council on Aging with any questions. The SCP program began July 1.

Bingo: Join us for Bingo Friday, July 20 sponsored by Genesis Healthcare.

Therapist on Call: Stop in and here what great tips the Vancrest Physical Therapist has to share with us this month, on Friday, July 13 at 10 a.m.

Make you own ice cream: Friday, July 13 at 1:30 p.m.

Senior Scams: Join us Tuesday, July 17 at 2 p.m., when the Ohio Attorney General’s Office comes in and speaks to us about senior scams.

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 of these Friday, July 20 at 1 p.m.

Art Lab: The fourth Wednesday of every month Caitlin from the Preble County Visual Art Center comes to the senior center to teach us simple and fun art techniques.

Join us July 25 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for our next art project of Painted Pottery, using the lace technique!

Cost is $10-$20, RSVP preferred.

Matter of Balance: Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. This class begins Tuesday, August 21 and runs for 8 weeks through Oct. 9 from 10 a.m to noon. This course is free, and registration is necessary. For more information and to register call Stacey at 456-4947.

Today’s Harvest: This business began with Harold Jordan, selling his freshly picked sweet corn, roadside in the 1980s. Join us in learning more and purchasing seasonally fresh produce, flowers, and other gift items on Tuesday, July 24.

Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights: Discover Iceland, a land and culture forged by fire and ice. Take a northern lights cruise, visit Skogar Folk Museum, travel the incredible Golden Circle and so much more. Register today for this 7-day trip from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3.

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