MAY 2014

No programs on Election Day May:  May 6th except  the Head Start Program & Center is closed on Memorial Day, May 26th

THANK YOU FOR ALL WHO SUPPORTED AND DONATED FOR OUR SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER!

MEMORIAL DAY POTLUCK BREAKFAST: Friday, May 2nd at 9:00 a.m. in the coffee bar.

MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS MONTH
: On Monday, May 5th at 9:00 a.m. in the coffee bar our very own Leora Greathouse will be educating us on how to stay aware for motorcycle safety and keep riders safe.

CELEBRATING MONTHLY BIRTHDAYS:   Our May Celebration will be held on Wednesday, May 7th at 9:00 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!

HARBOR LIGHT HOSPICE SEMINAR: On Wednesday, May 14th at 9:00 a.m. in the coffee bar. We will learn about all of the services that Hospice has to offer and also have a little fun with household bingo.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS:  Missy, the Girard City Nurse, is here on Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m. doing blood pressure screenings in the Health room.

Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow! SENIOR CITIZEN/INTERGENERATIONAL DAY LUNCHEON: Wednesday, May 21st from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the gym. Picnic lunch sponsored by the center and Desserts sponsored by Continum Home Care. Our Special Guest for the event will be The Girard Robotics Team with their award winning robot. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED, LIMITED SEATING AVAILABLE— PLEASE SIGN AT THE FRONT DESK OR CALL THE CENTER BY MAY 16TH.

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES: will be held at the Monument in front of the Center on Sunday, May 25th at 10:15 a.m.

NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY: Wednesday, May 28th is National Senior Health and Fitness Day. A speaker from Levy Gardens will be here to educate us on fall prevention as well as safety and fitness at 9:00 a.m. in the coffee bar. Do not forget the Center also has our daily mind games, two fitness rooms, morning stretch classes, health screenings, and yoga and Pilates classes to help enhance fitness.

MOVIES IN THE PARLOR: Every Thursday at 9:00 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. May Movies are listed below:
May 1st: The Counselor
May 8th: Philomena
May 15th: Labor Day
May 22nd: A Winter’s Tale
May 29th: Endless Love

CRAFT CLASS: Tuesday, May 13th at 9:00 a.m.  in the Coffee Bar. Look for Flyers to be posted with this month’s crafts.

SNACK FACTS: Friday, May 20th at 9:15 a.m. in the Coffee Bar.

4th WARD BLOCKWATCH MEETING:  Wednesday, May 14th at 6:00 p.m.  Bring a friend or neighbor.

RED HAT LADIES:  Call the Center for information.

LADIES CARD CLUB: Wednesday, May 21st from 12:00 pm to 3:00 p.m. in the parlor.

MEDICARE ASSISTANCE: Call the Center at (330) 545-6596 to set up an appointment with Christine for assistance.

OHIO BENEFIT BANK ASSISTANCE: Call the Center at (330)545-6596 to set up an appointment with Jen for assistance with qualification of benefits.

Daily & Weekly Programs:

FITNESS ROOM:
Monday 8:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays*

TAI CHI: Cost $5.00: Friday’s Noon to 1:00 p.m.

YOGA/PILATES:
Mondays:
Yoga Stretch 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Pilates 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays & Thursdays:
Yoga 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Wednesdays:
Yoga 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Pilates 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Fridays:
Mommy & Me 11:00 to noon

MORNING STRETCH EXERCISES: will be held in the parlor on Mon., Wed., and Fri. at 9:30 a.m. Come stretch out those sore muscles with our interns and staff and learn some great new stretch exercises to help keep you moving. No sign up required just show up at the time of class.

TONE UP WITH TUNES: Tuesdays and Fridays 10:00-10:30 in the Parlor. Please join us in Exercising with Music. Enjoy musical tunes in all music styles for some fun and exciting new ways to exercise.

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

ADULT BASKETBALL OR CORN HOLE:  Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.  to 2:00 p.m. in the gym. Minimum of 2 players and must be members of the center.

WALK THE STEPS OR IN THE GYM: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Minimum of two (2) walkers. Sign in at the front desk.

KNIT AND CROCHET CLASS: Mondays, 10:15-Noon. Bring your own yarn, needles, etc. Class is free and open to our members.

COMPUTER CAFE: Monday: 8:30-4:00, Tuesday: 8:30-5:00, Wednesday 8:30-5:00, Thursday  8:30-5:00,  Friday 8:30-4:00.

ONE ON ONE COMPUTER TUTORING: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:30-11:30 with Jen or Christine. Other times are available by appointment.

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. Suggested donation: $1.50/meal. For Seniors 60+ and/or their spouses. Menu calendars are available at the Multi-Generational Center.

Center hours:
Mondays and Fridays:  8:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays:  8:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Closed Saturdays

*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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