March 2020

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISER!  THE CARS ARE THE STARS 6 BENEFIT CLASSIC CAR SHOW IS SATURDAY, JUNE 6th FROM 11-3:00 P.M. THIS YEAR WE HAVE 2 SPECIAL RAFFLES! ONCE AGAIN, WE WILL BE RAFFLING OFF A $250 PREPAID VISA GIFTCARD. WE WILL ALSO BE RAFFLING OFF A SMART HOME TV PACKAGE WHICH INCLUDES A 40-INCH ROKU TV, AN AMAZON ECHO DOT AND A NETFLIX GIFT CARD. TICKETS FOR THE SPECIAL RAFFLES ARE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE NOW!

AARP TAX HELP WILL BE HERE through April 11th on TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS BY APPOINTMENTS ONLY! WALK-INS MAY BE SERVED BASED ON AVAILABLE TIMES AND VOLUNTEERS. PLEASE CALL THE CENTER (330) 545-6596 FOR MORE DETAILS/ITEMS NEEDED AND TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.WHEN COMING FOR APPOINTMENT PLEASE SIGN IN AT FRONT DESK. NO TAXES ON TUESDAY, MARCH 17th.

COFFEE WITH THE COMMISSIONERS: Monday, March 2nd at 9:15 a.m. The Trumbull County Commissioners Dan Polivka, Frank Fuda, and Mauro Cantalamessa will be joining us in the coffee bar.

BINGO WITH WINDSOR HOUSE: Tuesday, March 3rd at 9:15 a.m. in the coffee bar. Deanna from Windsor House will be here to entertain us with some bingo fun! Come and play for a chance to win some of your favorites from a farmers market.

MONTHLY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION! Wednesday, March 4th 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!

OAK STREET HEALTH SEMINAR: Friday, March 6th at 9:30 a.m. Oak Street Health will be joining us to tell us all about their new location in Liberty and the services that they provide specializing in geriatrics.

4th WARD BLOCK WATCH MEETING: Wednesday, March 11th at 5:00 p.m. Feel free to bring a friend or neighbor.

ST. PATRICK’S DAY POTLUCK LUNCHEON: Monday, March 16th at 12:00 p.m. in the gym.Please bring a DISH to share. The center will be providing corned beef SO YOU MUST SIGN UP BY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11TH IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND. Sign-up sheet will be on table next to copy machine.

BINGO WITH AETNA: Wednesday, March 18th at 9:15 a.m. in the coffee bar, Ashley from Aetna will be here to entertain us with some bingo fun! Come and play for a chance to win some prizes.

HEALTHY LIVING FOR YOUR BRAIN AND BODY SEMINAR: Tuesday, March 24th at 9:30 a.m. The Alzheimer’s Association will be joining us to give tips on the latest research in areas of diet, nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement. Learn hands-on tools to help incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.” Please RSVP by calling the following number 1-800-272-3900.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE WIDE TORNADO DRILL: Wednesday, March 25th at 9:50 a.m. Everyone in the building at this time MUST PARTICIPATE in the drill.

PAINT & TASTE WITH MIMI’S PAINT AND SIP, LLC. Wednesday, March 25th at 1:30 p.m. at the Center. You Must Sign Up By March 18th. Cost for Members will be $15.00 (MUST BE A MEMBER). Spots will be reserved when payment is made. See Desiree to sign up with payment. Snacks and refreshments will be included.

WELCOME SPRING POTLUCK BREAKFAST: Tuesday, March 31st at 9:00 a.m. in the Dining Hall. Come get rid of the winter blues as we celebrate and welcome springtime. Bring your favorite dish to share and come dressed in your brightest spring colors. Sign up at the center or call 330-545-6596.

DAILY-WEEKLY-MONTHLY 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. Movie is subjective to change based on availability.

March 5th: Firehouse Dog                        March 12th: Mine

March 19th: Another Mother’s Son          March 26th: The Favorite

COFFEE BAR: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 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.

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. Subject to change based on scheduled center events.

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

YOGA / PILATES: Yoga classes are Mondays at 9 a.m. and Tues. & Thurs. at 10:30 a.m. Pilates classes are held Mondays at 10 a.m. and Tues. & Thurs. at 10:30 a.m.

STRETCH EXERCISES: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:30 a.m.A light snack is provided. Stretching will be held at 10:00 on March 2nd, 6th and 18th.

KNIT and CROCHET CLASS: Mondays at 10:15 a.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 Thursdays: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ONE ON ONE COMPUTER TUTORING: Please contact Jen or Christine at 330-545-6596 to make an appointment.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP: A facilitator from Direction Home of Eastern Ohio will be holding a support group for caregivers and their loved ones on dealing with Parkinson’s. The group will meet the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the parlor.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: A facilitator from Direction Home of Eastern Ohio will be holding a support group for caregivers to provide them with support and tools to increase their confidence and help cope with caregiving challenges. The group will meet the 3rd Friday of every month at 1:30 p.m.

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 HEAP.

OHIO BENEFIT BANK ASSISTANCE: Contact Jen at 330-545-6596 for more information.

Matter of Balance Classes: Tuesdays and Thursdays March 3rd– March 31st at 1:00p.m.  Contact Jen at the Center (330 545-6596) to sign up and for more information. No Class on Tuesday March 17th Due to Election Day.

AFL-CIO COMMUNITY SERVICES: Meetings will be the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

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. While there is no fee for meals, client donations are accepted toward the cost of meals.  The contributions are an important part of the funding for the program. Menu calendars are available at the Multi-Generational Center. No Meals on March 17th.

*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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