October 2017

OCTOBER 2017

PINK RIBBON RAFFLE BASKET :ENTER THE RAFFLE TO WIN A BASKET IN HONOR OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. TICKETS ARE $1 EACH. MAKE SURE YOU PUT YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER ON THE TICKET. THE WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN OCTOBER 31ST AT 10 A.M. AFTER THE APPLE COOK OFF. WINNER NEED NOT BE PRESENT. PROCEEDS FROM RAFFLE TO BENEFIT GIRARD MULTI-GENERATIONAL CENTER’S HOLDAY FUN NITE!

NEW* STRETCH PLUS PROGRAM:  The Center will be offering its Fitness Stretch Plus classes five days a week. The stretching exercises are designed specifically to increase strength, flexibility, endurance and balance. Classes will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday classes will be held at 1:15 p.m. Healthy snacks will be provided following each class. This program is sponsored in part by The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley.

  OSHIIP: Tuesday, October, 3rd at 9:30 a.m. The Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program will be here for an informational update on Medicare. Please attend to learn the basics of Medicare and about changes for 2018. MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT BEGINS OCTOBER 15TH AND ENDS DECEMBER 7TH. Contact our social worker Christine at 330-545-6596 to make an appointment during open enrollment. OSHIIP will be here again on November 14th by appointment only to also assist people during open enrollment. Please sign up at the front desk.

 FLU CLINIC:  Monday, October 9th from 10:00-12:00 in the Health Screening Room. The Pharmacy at Rite Aid will be hosting a Flu Clinic held right here at the center. This clinic is free to people with most insurances. Appointments are required by calling the center. You can pick up a flyer or call the center for more information or Insurance coverage questions. Pneumonia shots will also be available.

  CRAFT CLASS: Tuesday, October 10th at 9:30 a.m. in the Coffee Bar. Contact Jen to sign up.

 MONTHLY BLOCK WATCH MEETING: Wednesday, October 11th at 5:00 p.m. Bring a friend or neighbor

 

 MONTHLY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION! Tuesday, October 17th at 9:15 a.m. in the coffee bar! Each month we will be celebrating everyone’s birthday in that particular month. The Center will provide a special treat. Feel free to sing Happy Birthday and celebrate with us!

 PUMPKIN BINGO: Monday October 16th at 9:30 a.m. in the coffee bar, Deanna from Windsor House will be here to entertain us with some fall fun! Come and play for a chance to win some of your favorites from a farmers market.

  BINGO WITH HARBOR LIGHT HOSPICE: Tuesday, October 24th at 9:15 a.m. in the coffee bar, Diane from Harbor Light Hospice will be here to entertain us with some fall Bingo fun! Come and play for a chance to win some of your favorites.

  4TH ANNUAL APPLE COOK OFF is Tuesday, October 31st at 9:00 a.m. in the coffee bar. Participate by making your favorite apple dish and entering it in our tasting contest or just feel free to come have some fall fun with us here at the center. If participating in the cook off, sign up is required. See staff for more information. It is also Halloween so we encourage you to feel free to come dressed in your Halloween attire.

DAILY & WEEKLY PROGRAMS

MOVIES IN THE PARLOR: Every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in the parlor. Come enjoy and relax with a movie and have some popcorn together with the staff. See Jen with any movie suggestions.

October 5th: The Book of Henry     October 12th: The Hero  

                                       October 19th: 47 Meters Down  

October 26th: HALLOWEEN MOVIE EVENT! HOCUS POCUS

COFFEE BAR: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 FITNESS ROOM HOURS: Monday & Friday- 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

MIND GAMES: Daily at 9:00 a.m. Join in the fun and exercise your brain at the same time. NO GAMES ON TUESDAY

Tai Chi: Cost $5.00: Fridays from Noon to 1:00 p.m.

 YOGA, CHAIR YOGA, PILATES CLASSES Yoga/Pilates: Tuesdays/Thursdays. Call Roselyn Ragozine for more information and to check class times, (330) 719-4296.

The Wii GAMING SYSTEM and AIR HOCKEY OR PING PONG are set up in the parlor for members to use. The gaming hours are during the Center’s hours of operation. Please ask the staff for assistance.

KNIT and CROCHET CLASS: Mondays from 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring your own yarn, needles, etc. Class is free and open to our members.

 COMPUTER CAFE: Mondays and Fridays:  8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays:  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 ONE ON ONE COMPUTER TUTORING: Computer tutoring available by appointment. Contact Jen or Christine to make an appointment.

 MEDICARE: Contact our social worker, Christine at 330-545-6596 to make an appointment.

 HEAP PROGRAM: See Jen or Christine for information regarding qualifications for the HEAP Program/Winter Crisis.

 OHIO BENEFIT BANK ASSISTANCE: Call the Center to set up an appointment with Jen for assistance.

NUTRITION MEAL PROGRAM/Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs: Monday– Friday at 2:30 p.m.  You must call reservation in at least 2 days in advance at (330) 675-2486. Program is for Seniors 60+ and/or their spouses. Menu calendars are available at the Multi-Generational Center. No meals on October 9th due to Columbus Day.

 

Center services and programs are funded by the Girard City Senior Levy and in part by the Trumbull County Senior Levy and Area Agency on Aging*

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