Senior edition

By Holly Steele - For PCCOA

EATON — Decade’s Diner closed: On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the kitchen will be closed and no home delivered meals will be served. The kitchen staff will be attending a training. The senior center will remain open.

Change: Mindful Chats with Megan: Moving forward, his is being rescheduled to Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., come chat with Megan. Megan serves as the Crisis Therapist for Preble County with Samaritan Behavioral Health. She is a Licensed Social Worker and earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Ohio University. Megan can provide referrals for individual therapy of simply a listening ear. Anyone is welcome to come say hello. Times may be adjusted to accommodate the crisis center as needed for their agency.

Bingo: Join in on the Bingo fun on Tuesday, Sept. 10 and Friday, Sept. 20. Thanks to Maple Gardens and Genesis for sponsoring

Reflexology: This month Reflexology will be on Sept. 26. Next month we will continue on the third Thursday of each month, Oct. 17 at the Senior Activities Center. Reflexology is a great way to relieve stress and tension, improve blood supply, help nature achieve homeostasis and for general relaxation. Call us to make an appointment at 937-456-4947, cost is $40 per person/ per session.

Vision Screening: Prevent Blindness Vision Care Outreach will be here Friday, Sept. 20 offering free open Vision Screening Clinic from 9- 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon. A presentation on the State of Ohio’s Independent Living Older Blind Program will be held at 10:30 to 11 a.m. To pre-register and learn if you qualify 937-456-4947.

Aging in a Changing World: Rev. Jonathan Carl will challenge you to stay positive and find purpose amongst the chaos, give simple tips on keeping current and staying relevant, and enlighten you to the ‘younger’ perspective. You won’t want to miss this practical and informative presentation with Jonathan from Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care on Monday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m.

Carfit: This is a free educational program that provides a quick, comprehensive review of how well you and your vehicle ‘fit’ together. This program also provides information and materials on community specific resources that can enhance you’re driving. Free Event on Wednesday, Sept. 11. We will have a speaker: ’Keeping the Keys’ 10-11 a.m. and the Car-Fit Program 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call to register for the program, 937-456-4947

Panama Canal: On the Coral Princess from Nov. 2-17. Call for details on this fabulous cruise, 937-456-4947

Cruises: We have lots of cruise trip possibilities planned for next year. You can go to Venice, Alaska, or the Bahamas. Call or stop in to get further details on each of these trips, 937-456-4947.

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