Senior edition

By Holly Steele - PCCOA

EATON — Moving forward after the loss of a loved one: Do you sometimes feel lost in your grief? Are you overwhelmed with feelings of sadness and negative thoughts or emotions? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, join us for a session discussing grief and healing with State of the Heart Hospice on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. at the senior activities center.

Breakfast Bing: Join us for Breakfast and Bingo on Friday, Oct. 5 at The Grange sponsored by Maple Gardens. Call to register — $3 members, $5 non members.

Life Topics: Stop in and listen to another great talk on ghosts and hauntings by Bella Care Hospice. This Life Topic is Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. at the senior activities center.

Purse Auction: Stop in for hot deals and enjoy cool sales of purses, jewelry, and scarves at our annual purse auction. Talk to Cookie about donating items for this auction. The purse auction is Friday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m.

AARP Refresher Course: On Tuesday, Oct. 23, at The Grange, AARP will be providing a refresher course beginning at 9 p.m. Pre-registration is a must, by calling 937-456-4947. Cost is $15 for AARP members, and $20 for non-AARP members.

Craft Bazaar: Our annual Craft Bazaar is Nov. 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. We are looking for vendors! Call Stacey at 937-456-4947 for further details.

Medicare 101: Mary Leep-Pichert, OSHIIP Liaison will be at the senior activities center on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. Mary specializes in helping navigate all of their coverage options. Get your Medicare questions answered.

Art Lab: Join us Sept. 26 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for our next art project of painting hot air balloons on a canvas. Cost is $12, RSVP preferred.

Carfit: This is a free, interactive and educational program designed to improve older driver safety. Trained volunteers provide information to ensure the safest “fit” for older drivers and their vehicles. Thursday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the senior activities center. For details and to schedule your appointment, call 937-456-4947.

Tech Support: Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. Eaton Computer will be here teaching “uses for your IPhone.” This is a free class. October’s class will be “uses for your android.”

Safari Junction: Come in Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. to see adorable Safari Junction animals.

Sumner County, Tennessee: Fun, food, and music, down home on the farm in Sumner County, Tennessee. Join us for this 4-day, 3-night trip September 24-27, 2019.

Air Force Museum: The museum dates its origins back to 1923 when it opened to the public in an aircraft hangar at the edge of McCook Field near downtown Dayton. When McCook Field closed in 1927, the museum moved to the new Wright Field, and in 1935, it moved again to a new building constructed by the WPA. Find out much more when you join us for this trip on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

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