ENRICHMENT CENTER POLICIES Membership - Annual membership dues for ages 55+ are $25 for Delaware County residents and $30 for non-residents. Purchasing of a membership entitles you to register for the Enrichment Center’s programs and priority registration for trips each month. As a member you will receive the newsletter, which shows current information about the wide variety of free and fee-based programs available. Membership dues are for one year, starting on the date of purchase and you will receive a notice to renew prior to your anniversary date. Activity Scholarships - We give activity and membership scholarships to people who qualify. To qualify you will need to talk with Charlene Browning, Director of Enrichment Programs, and let her know about your financial hardship. All meetings with Charlene are private and will be kept that way. No one else will know that you are getting the help you need to become an active member at the Center.
Waiting Lists & Cancelled Classes - We will advise members if a class is full and give them an opportunity to enroll on a waiting list. If a class is cancelled, we will notify the registrants and issue credits. Checks may be issued upon request, or a credit for another program may be requested. There is no processing fee if a class is cancelled by the Enrichment Center. Photos Taken by Staff - During programs or activities, participants may be photographed for publicity purposes by a staff member of the Council for Older Adults. These photos may appear in newsletters, the Council Communicator, or other publications. If you do not desire to have your photo taken, please tell the photographer or contact our office. Room Reservations - The Center reserves the right to cancel events and/or programs or change room assignments if the minimum number for the scheduled room is not reached. This policy is for outside groups that reserve our rooms for their events at no cost, and for our own in-house programs.
UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE COUNCIL FOR OLDER ADULTS UPCOMING CAREGIVER WORKSHOPS The Council for Older Adults offers free caregiver workshops, held on the second Tuesday of each month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (unless otherwise noted*): Apr. 8: “Is it Alzheimer’s or Just Signs of Aging?” Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio May 13: “Family Dynamics/Caregiving” Paula Taliaferro, Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging Jun. 10: “Understanding VA Benefits” Joshua Ricketts, The Department of Veterans Affairs Jul. 8: “Making Decisions About End of Life Care” Doug Cluxton, MA, LPC, OhioHealth Hospice Aug. 12: “Finding Your Way Through the Medicare/Medicaid Jungle” Paula Dean, Council for Older Adults Sep. 9: “Elder Law Planning: Healthcare & Asset Protection” Louis Borowicz, Baxter and Borowicz Co. Oct. 14: “Caring for a Difficult Family Member ”Paula Taliaferro, Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging Nov. 10*: “Stress Management: How to Survive the Holidays” Barbara Brahm, OSU Extension Office Dec. 9: “Effective Communication with Individuals with Alzheimer’s ”Bernie Sanders, Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio Workshops are held at the Center for Older Adults on 800 Cheshire Road, Delaware. To attend, please call Jen Spicer at 740-203-2377.
MONTHLY BUFFET DINERS
Nonresident Fee - Residents of Delaware County pay taxes that support the activities at the Enrichment Children in the Center - We are aware that many of Center. Nonresidents do not pay these taxes and our members care for children especially during the therefore pay the extra amount for programs and trips. summer. Our policy states that those under the age of 55 may not be a member or take part in programs as Refunds - If a participant cancels a trip or activity, their seat must be filled from the waiting list in order stated in the Center policy language. Volunteers may to qualify for a refund. Because our fees are based on be under 55. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be supervised by an adult. Children are invited into the minimum participant numbers, refunds must be requested at least 24 hours before the activity begins. Enrichment Center for special programs and cannot take part in regularly scheduled programming. Studio Consideration will be given to written requests for 60 welcomes children at any time. refunds in cases where there has been an injury or unforeseen problems not within your control. There is an $8 refunding fee.
May 7: Mother’s Day Dinner. The menu includes shrimp cocktail, herb-crusted roast beef, chicken piccata, scalloped potatoes, couscous, roasted asparagus, mini cheesecakes and mango mousse tarte. The cost is $13.95 for adults, $6.95 for children ages 6-12, and free for children under 6. Gift certificat4s are available for purchase. Reservations are required: please call 740-203-2356. Proceeds from these dinners benefit the Council’s Meals On Wheels program and other senior services in Delaware County.
COUNCIL FOR OLDER ADULTS MISSION STATEMENT
These classes are offered on the second Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon and on the fourth Wednesday of each month from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Council for Older Adults, 800 Cheshire Road in Delaware.
The mission of the Council for Older Adults is to improve the quality of life of the older population of Delaware County by being a catalyst to develop, sustain and continually improve a comprehensive, coordinated community-based system of effective services and opportunities.
PURPOSE OF THE ENRICHMENT CENTER • • • • •
Education - by offering classes to open new areas of learning Health - partnering with health organizations to provide screenings, services and health-related information Wellness - exercise and health-related activities. Recreation and Socialization - to come together with peers and others from the community to reconnect or build new relationships Volunteerism - to make information on volunteer areas available to older adults. 2
June 20: This dinner will be our annual Best Little Pig Roast from 4 - 8 p.m. Watch for upcoming information for the cost and menu.
NEW TO MEDICARE CLASSES The Council for Older Adults offers a FREE “New to Medicare” class for individuals who will be eligible for Medicare either due to age or disability, and want to learn about their options. The session will provide an overview of the many components of Medicare: Part A (inpatient hospitalization/skilled nursing), Part B (Outpatient hospital/doctors/labs/radiology), Part C (Medicare Advantage Plans), Part D (Prescription Drugs), as well as how to cover the gaps in Medicare benefits through Medicare Supplement Plans.
Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call our registration hotline directly at (740) 2032382, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may also call the Council’s main number during normal business hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at (740) 363-6677 or toll free at 1-800-994-2255 and ask for the registration hotline.
SAVE THE DATE!
Springtime Notes & News The winter has been so difficult, but now we can look toward spring and time to get out and do things. As the sun appeared after what seemed to be forever, members seem to come in as often as possible. Silver and Fit has become part of our fitness program. If your insurance company is part of this program, we would like to welcome you to take part of the programing they will sponsor. The fitness room will be available at no cost to you and you will find several other programs that are part of this benefit. Silver Sneakers classes have started. The time will be 2:00 p.m. in the Dance Room. Anyone who is part of the Silver Sneakers benefit will not have to pay for the class. Those who are not part of Silver Sneakers may be in the class at a cost of $3.00 per class. This is a drop-in class; the class is limited to 30 people. The first class we will have is the basic class. On March 20 at 10:00 the Delaware Hayes high school will put on a sample of the music from this year’s play “Anything Goes.” Five trips have been planned for this quarter. Check the Trips and Skips in this newsletter: ♦
“A Whistlin’ Good Time in the Capital City,” a look at new and old things in Columbus
“Yoder’s Farm tour,” Spring on an Amish farm, and lunch at Der Dutchman
“Lake Erie Tour,” a two-island tour with lunch included
“Bardstown Kentucky,” one of the 1000 places to visit
Cruise to Bermuda - Beautiful Island with an English flair
VOLUNTEER NOTES: WELCOME DO FOR OTHERS! This group is now meeting in the Art Room and is looking for a volunteer leader to assist them with their tie quilts. These quilts are made for newborns and children coming to the emergency room at Grady Memorial Hospital. If you are interested, contact Charlene. Anyone who is volunteering and has not filled out the forms for Council for Older Adults, please contact Sharon Fryer.
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TRIPS & SKIPS TRIP POLICY There are no reserved bus seats on a day trip. On overnight bus trips when we do not have to share a bus with another center, you may reserve a seat after you have paid in full for the trip! For any day trip, you must sign up and pay at least 5 weeks in advance of the trip. On overnight trips you must pay according to the scheduled pay register on the registration form at time of sign up for the trip. All trips leave from the Center unless otherwise noted. If you are traveling with the Center, please park in the back row facing the pond. If you find you must cancel a program, let the Center know as soon as possible. We will fill your spot from the waiting list. If we fill the spot you will receive your money back minus the $8 administrative fee. If we cannot fill your spot, we will refund as much as possible after all bills for the trip are paid. Non-Delaware County members will pay $2 more per trip. Non-members will pay $5 more per trip for a trip costing $59 and under, and $10 more per trip for a trip costing $60 or over.
Romeo Club Tuesdays, April 1, May 6, June 3, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM The Romeo Club is for "Retired Old Men Eating Out." That's what it's all about! April 1, meet for lunch at Five Guys Burger & Fries, at Walmart Mall on Rt. 23 South at Polaris; May 6, Sunbury Grill, 38 E. Cherry, Sunbury; and June 4, the Corner Cafe in Delaware. These outings are to share conversation and camaraderie. Men, don't forget to wear your red hats! Location: Check At Desk Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: Lunch on Own
Red Hat "Delaware Dollies" Thursdays, April 10, May 8, June 12, 11:30 AM – 2 PM Join the ladies in red and purple for a good time! We know how to have fun! On April 10, meet at Horsey Hall, 9716 Fontanelle Road, Ostrander at 11:30 a.m. On May 8, we will have lunch (on own) at Buns in Delaware. June 12 at the new Son of Thurman’s (lunch on own). Ladies come in your Red Hat finery! Location: Check At Desk Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: Lunch on own at Restaurants
Columbus Day Trip Tour
you can take one home as a souvenir. Enjoy a guided tour of what's new in Columbus. During lunch be entertained by a strolling accordionist who will inspire a sing-a-long at Schmidt’s Restaurant in German Village. End the day with a scoop of ice cream. This tour includes: transportation, a tour and souvenir at the American Whistle Factory, a guided tour of Columbus, lunch and entertainment at Schmidt’s, meal gratuity and ice cream at Graeter’s Ice Cream. Cost $65. Reservations and payment due by April 10. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: $65 due by April 10
Golden Marathon Hiking Trip - Yoder Amish Home May 19, 8 AM – 6 PM A fun day of hiking is planned for our Golden Marathon group is planned! Yoder's Amish home is authentic, with guides to share their knowledge and heritage with you. The tour includes two homes and a barn full of animals. This is an early spring step back in time. After the tour you will continue to Millersburg for lunch on your own at Der Dutchman. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $30 includes transportation and admission to Yoder farm.
April 24, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM Join us for a whistlin’ good time in the capital city at the American Whistle Factory, the only manufacturer of metal whistles in the United States. At this factory, you can see how these noisemakers come to life and 4
SOCIAL SCENE Evening Euchre Club
ACBL Sanctioned Bridge Play
Wednesdays 5 – 7:30 PM Do you enjoy playing Euchre? If so, this group is for you! You will have a fun social time, yet play a zealous game of strategy, and it will keep you razor sharp! This is open to members as well as prospective new members 55 and older. If you are a beginning player, you will be playing with like players and the experienced player will be playing with experienced players. Location: Room 120 Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE
Thursdays, April 3, 17, May 1, 15, June 5, 19, 12:30 PM – 4 PM Expanding on the popular and successful duplicate bridge sessions held every Tuesday, the Center will be adding an American Contract Bridge League, a sanctioned event on the first and third Thursdays each month. Duplicate bridge enthusiasts will be able to compete for ACBL master points in the same friendly atmosphere they have enjoyed regularly on Tuesdays. Location: Room 123 Registration: Drop In. Membership in ACBL is encouraged, but NOT REQUIRED Fee: $5 per person per play
Hand and Foot (Canasta) Wednesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 1 – 3 PM Hand and Foot is a game related to Canasta, in which each player is dealt two sets of cards - the hand, which is played first, and the foot, which is played when the hand has been used up. This is a easy and fun game. Join us on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Beverly Hurst and Linda Nester will facilitate this game. Location: Gathering Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Intermediate - Advanced Bridge Class Fridays 1 – 3 PM This course is for intermediate through advanced students and is primarily for those with a working knowledge of the game. Students should present topics of interest so that an agenda can be developed. Topics can be based on any of the textbooks that have been used in class for review or other areas of interest. No specific book will be used or required. Location: Room 120 Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE
Wednesdays 1 – 3 PM Mah Jongg is a game of skill, wit and fortune. This group plays the National League Rules. If you are interested in learning Mah Jongg or would like to take a refresher course, Call Pat Clements at 740-369-4159. Location: Fireside Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
The Music Gathering Wednesdays 10 – 11:30 AM Come join the Elastic Band on Wednesday mornings in the Greeting Room. This is just a fun fellowship time to play an instrument, sing along, clap, dance, or just listen. Bring an instrument or pick up a rhythm instrument here. We are not polished musicians. We just get together for the fun of it. Location: Gathering Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
SOCIAL SCENE Drop In Programs, Mondays – Fridays Our pool tables are open. We also have table tennis, darts, board games and cards available for walk-ins. All programs are drop in and free unless noted.
Darts Tuesdays and Thursdays 1 – 3 PM Try your luck with a fun and enjoyable game of darts! Location: Room 131 Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Monday through Friday 8 AM – 4 PM Billiards hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Thursday Dominoes and 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Fridays. Tuesdays and Thursdays 1 – 3 PM Location: Jj's Cafe Come to the Center every Tuesday and Thursday for a fun game with lots of socializing. Registration: Drop In Location: Fireside Registration: Drop In Bridge Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, Fee: FREE 9, 16, 23, 30, 1 PM – 3 PM Come over to the Center and enjoy several hours of playing bridge with friends! Location: Room 120 Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Tuesdays 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM If you enjoy competitiveness, winning, and playing bridge, try duplicate bridge. Joanne Westinghouse is the director of the game. She handles the mechanics of scoring, makes decisions on rules, and keeps the game moving. Most players find the game stimulating, Bridge Lessons (Intermediate) competitive, and challenging. It is a great way to meet Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, new friends! 9, 16, 23, 30, 10 AM – 12 PM Location: Room 123 Topics will be explored on a need-to-know basis. Registration: Drop In Playing hands will be the main focus with critiquing Fee: FREE and discussion. Eleanor Gay will instruct this class. Location: Room 120 Bingo Registration: Drop In Wednesdays and Fridays 1 – 3PM Fee: FREE Come and meet new friends, share a few laughs, and enjoy the fun of winning prizes. We want to thank all Euchre our bingo volunteers including those who donate Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, bingo cards, and help with snacks. Special thanks to 9, 16, 23, 30, 1 – 3 PM our Bingo callers - Interim Healthcare, the first This is a fun social time, yet a zealous game of Wednesday of each month; James Fitch, the rest of the strategy, and it will keep you razor sharp! We have a Wednesdays; and Mel Greenball, Fridays. drawing at the end. Location: Room 123 Location: Room 119 Registration: Drop In Registration: Drop In Fee: 75 cents a card, due at the door Fee: FREE
Open Play Bridge
Coffee & Conversation
Wednesdays 9 – 10 AM Mondays and Fridays, 10 AM – 12 PM, This group meets Wednesdays for great conversation Open play will be held on Monday and Friday mornings and delicious donuts. for any person who enjoys playing bridge. Location: Fireside Location: Room 119 Registration: Drop In Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE Fee: FREE
TRIPS AND SKIPS
NEWS AND VIEWS
Lake Erie Tour
AARP Driver Safety
June 19, 6:30 AM – 9 PM June 19 we will be island hopping on the Goodtime I out of Sandusky. Experience a wonderful day-long cruise to tranquil Kelly's Island and exciting Put-In Bay. The trip includes: transportation, lunch aboard the Goodtime I, tram tours of Kelley's Island and PutIn Bay. The bus will leave at 6:30 a.m. and return about 9 p.m. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: $85 reservation and payment due May 27
May 7, 9 AM – 1 PM Designed to remind you of skills and techniques you once learned. Taking this class may also give you a discount on your auto insurance. Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $15/AARP member or $20/non-member to cover the cost of materials for the classes.
ABCs of Pain April 24, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM The ABCs of pain is a physician-led discussion aimed at answering all your questions related to back pain. Specific topics of discussion will include types of back pain, common causes of pain, and diagnostic and procedural treatments. Boxed lunch will be provided by the presenter, Dr. Robert Gould, OhioHealth Grady Memorial Hospital. Location: Check At Desk Registration: RSVP by calling (614) 443-2584 or 1800-837-7555 Fee: FREE
Wednesday and Thursday, July 16 - 17, 7 AM – 7 PM In July there will be a bus tour to Bardstown, Kentucky and tour of the horse farms in Lexington. This tour is still in the works. It will include a tour of My Old Kentucky Home and the drama at the Stephen Foster Amphitheater. A flyer will be available at the center for this two day trip. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In April Potluck Fee: $389/double, $469/single, $359/triple. Final April 8 & June 10, 12 PM – 1:30 PM payment due May 16. A noon potluck for good food, friendship and entertainment. Bring a dish to feed 12 to go with our Bermuda 7-day Cruise main dish, which will be ham. The Golden Notes will August 31, 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM entertain. The end of August we will offer a cruise to Bermuda Location: Check At Desk aboard the Celebrity Cruise Line. A beautiful island Registration: Drop In with much history to see. A flyer will be available at Fee: None or $1 for ham the center. Daniel Steinberg to Speak at Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Photography Class Fee: Cost will be on the flyer April 24 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Daniel Steinberg will speak at this special photography class about editing videos. All are invited to come and listen. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In
IMPORTANT NOTES ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Visit our web site at www.growingolder.org You can also see our events listed on www.delawarecountyevents.com Please register for programs with food so we can adequately accommodate everyone! For a copy of our monthly calendar, stop at our front desk.
Do You Know: The Mature Driver April 16, 9:30 AM – 10 AM Jackie Bain from the Delaware General Health District will discuss Mature Driver Safety. Join us and have your questions answered. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE 5
NEWS & VIEWS An asterisk before a program means it is a rental *Measuring for Diabetic Shoes program and not part of the enrichment center April 10, 10 – 11 AM programing. These programs are presented for your Diabetic Supplies, Inc. will be performing a therapeutic shoe clinic for diabetics on Thursday, April information. 10 at 10 a.m. During the clinic, we will be measuring your feet so that we can order your shoes in your Energy Choice - Ohio Consumers' correct size. We will also distribute educational Counsel material on the care of your feet. Hope to see you April 9, 10 – 11 AM there. Rona Coleman will be the representative. Learn about your electric and natural gas options from Location: Check At Desk the Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel, your Registration: Drop In residential utility consumer advocate. Fee: FREE Location: Room 119 Public Employees Retirement Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE Insurance
Mail Merge April 3, 6 – 8 PM This is a quick version of merging mail taught in one class. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: $24
April 7, June 5, 12 – 2 PM Annual luncheon for PERI members. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: $6
Rainbow Singers from Willow Brook
May 7, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM From the Podium - Matter of Balance Join the Rainbow Singers from Willow Brook for songs May 14, 9:30 AM – 10 AM of the century. These young people have entertained Mitchell Briant from the Delaware General Health us in the past. They will be singing songs from the last District will speak about the Matter of Balance Program century in the Gathering Room. during coffee and conversation. Location: Check At Desk Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
*Masters of the (Stock) Market: How to Pick Winning Stocks
*Senior Essentials Seminar
April 15, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Protect your assets and your family by learning these April 1, 6 – 7 PM A one year competition. The challenge? You have one important tools and services: Trusts; Avoiding Probate million play dollars to invest. What companies will you Costs; Medicaid Planning; VA Benefits for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living; Funeral Planning, Wills and choose and when do you buy and sell? This program will be a stock market simulation. For twelve months, Avoiding Guardianship. You've worked hard so come you will buy and sell different stocks. The person with learn how to conserve and protect your assets. Planning ahead can save thousands of dollars. Be our the most money, at the end of the twelve months, is guest and listen to a panel of local experts as they the winner! No knowledge of the stock market or technology is required for this program. This program/ provide answers to crucial questions about your financial future. competition will be led by local Edward Jones Location: Room 123 Financial Advisor Dusty Hostutler. If you have any Registration: Sign up at Center questions or want to register for this event, please Fee: FREE contact Dusty's assistant, Joyce Evanko at 740-3639200. Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE 6
CREATIVE ARTS Zentangle Class
Wednesdays, April 16, 23, 30, May 7,14, 1 – 3 PM Come and bring your own Sharpie (ultra fine and fine) or permanent thin markers. We will learn Zentangle drawings and create a final project. Class is limited. Location: Arts and Crafts Room Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $40
Thursdays, April 24, May 22, June 26, 1 PM – 2:30 PM This group focuses on the creative side of taking photos. Please bring your camera to class. All levels welcome. April 24 is editing with Daniel Steinburg. Location: Room 123 Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE
Hand Work With Friends
Thursdays 1:30 PM – 3 PM This class meets every Thursday to do knitting, crocheting, and other needlework projects. If you have always wanted to learn how to do this lost art, you won't want to miss this class. These facilitators have been knitting and crocheting for a combined total of 276 years. If they can't assist you, I don't know who can! Just bring a skein of yarn and yourself and they can take it from there. Any questions, call the Center 740-369-5133 during working hours. Ewe love to see some new faces, and we can always use yarn donations! Location: Gathering Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Thursdays 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Our Reminiscence Theatre group is for anyone who has a story to tell and wants to share. Learn to improv, enjoy one another, and find out how much of a ham you are! Ellie Howes will lead this theatre group. If you have questions, call Ellie at 740-368-9430. Location: Room 120 Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Liquid Stained Glass
Life's A Stitch Thursdays 11 AM – 4 PM Tom Hindes, Martha Warner and Carolyn Quick (experienced quilters) will be on hand to guide and inspire you. Come and learn the basics to make your first quilt, wall hanging, or quilt project, and enjoy the company of other quilters. If you know what you would like to make, bring the pattern to the first class and Tom, Martha, or Carolyn will help get you started. Our group is limited to 10. *NOTE: If you want to do machine work, please bring your own sewing machine. Location: Arts and Crafts Room Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE
Fridays, May 2, 16, June 6, 13, 20, 1 – 3:30 PM For this class, all students will use the same basic design and will change it to make it their own using different colors, enlarging or decreasing the image, adding or deleting elements, etc. Location: Arts and Crafts Room Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $20
The Golden Notes Fridays 1:15 PM – 3 PM If you love to sing, join The Golden Notes for a fun time every Friday! The Golden Notes are available to sing at parties, luncheons, and entertainment for your group. They always welcome new voices, and if you have sung with them before - please come back! Men we need you! Come and join the fun! Under the direction of Ruth Rabby. *NOTE: Golden Notes will not meet after June 14. Location: Radebaugh Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
NEWS & VIEWS
CREATIVE ARTS Creative Writing
Early Stage Alzheimer's group
Employment for Seniors
Mondays, April 28, May 19 or June 30, 2 – 4 PM Want to try your hand at different writing experiences? Come and let the creative juices flow. There are writing experiences during the class as well as homework assignments to keep your writing going. Come and see what it is all about. Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE
Tuesdays 3 PM – 5 PM Join this fun and informal group as we enjoy the timeless art of quilting. Several experienced quilters are on hand to help new quilters and to encourage seasoned quilters. Make a block for the raffle quilt we create, or join an on-going lesson in piecing, applique or new techniques. Location: Arts and Crafts Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Mondays, April 14, May 12, June 9, 10 AM – 12 PM This is a monthly program with a simultaneous program for loved ones and those dealing with the illness. This program starts in the library and then uses both the library and room 120. Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Good Food For Dummies
Thursdays, May 8, 22, June 12, 26, 12 – 4 PM This is a registration session for anyone 50 and over who would like to use our services. This includes: PowerPoint presentation, and registration in our database; a workshop to help mature job seekers find employment; and a workshop for job seekers on how to use social media, specifically “LinkedIn.” Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Do For Others I
Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 10 AM – 12 PM Join this group to help make quilts, crocheted and knitted blankets for babies at Grady Memorial Hospital and for children of all ages through Project Linus. Location: Arts and Crafts Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Tuesdays, April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 13, 20, 27, June 10, 17, 24, 11:30 AM – 2 PM Join a fun group to create arts and crafts to sell and make money for our great center! All you need is the desire to have fun and the desire to learn new crafts. Location: Arts and Crafts Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, Tuesdays 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Join this group! Members meet, share ideas, 9, 16, 23, 30, 1 – 3 PM techniques, and welcome new carvers. Join this painting group, bring water soluble paints, Location: Arts and Crafts Room water colors, acrylics, oils or pencils to work on Registration: Sign up at Center projects. Fee: FREE Location: Arts and Crafts Room Registration: Drop In Creative Expressions - Open Studio Fee: FREE Wednesdays and Fridays, April 25, May 21, 28, June 27, 1 – 3:30 PM Chime Choir - Del Chimers Finish projects started in any of Joan's art classes. Tuesdays 2 – 3 PM Please sign up! Under the direction of Liz DeWitt, this group has Location: Arts and Crafts Room discovered a new appreciation for music and enjoys Registration: Sign up at Center the fellowship it brings into people's lives. Fee: FREE Location: Room 119 Registration: Drop In Do For Others II "The Sleeping Bag Project" Fee: FREE Wednesdays 9 – 11 AM This group makes sleeping bags and health kits for the homeless. If you can tie a knot, you can help. Please Knitting - Part 3 drop off any used (but clean) blankets, mattress pads, Tuesdays 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Refresh your skills - and review of classes Learn to Knit sheets and fabrics at the Center that you would like to Part 1 & 2. Bring a project of your choice and a list of donate for use in the sleeping bags. They also need soap, shampoo, deodorant and dental products for the problems and desires. Beginning and intermediate health kits. Please call the Center with any questions. levels. Sandy Haus facilitator. They can get you in touch with the right person. Location: Garden Room Lobby Location: Arts and Crafts Room Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Registration: Drop In Fee: $20 Fee: FREE 18
April 14, 25, May 12, 23, June 27, 9 – 10 AM The OSU Extension Office will be at the Center to teach us how to eat nutritionally. Diane May will present: April 14 "Proteins - Superstar Soy;" April 25 “Healthy Snack;" May 12 “Barriers to Eating Fruits and Vegetables;" May 23 “Spotlight on Fruits and Vegetables" and June 27 is “Got Dairy." Location: Board Meeting Room Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE
Legal Aid by Appointment Thursdays, April 24, May 22, June 26, 9 AM – 2 PM Legal Aid Society will make appointments through their office to be held at the Enrichment Center. Location: Counseling B211 Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Mind Aerobics - Trivia
Fridays, April 18, 25, May 2, 16, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27, 11 AM – 12 PM Enjoy using your brain in a non-threatening setting. The Enrichment Center is excited to bring you these You will learn new trivia, remember things you forgot jammin’ sessions on the second Tuesday of each you knew, and laugh a lot, too! It's never too late to month. Come to listen or come to play - open mic! learn! Please join us for a fun hour each Friday! * No Those coming to listen, you will so enjoy this awesome class on April 4, 11 or May 23. session. Those coming to play, bring your amps, Location: Room 123 guitars, horns, fiddles, etc., and join the jammin’ fun. Registration: Sign up at Center Location: Check at desk Fee: FREE Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE—you may purchase lunch at Studio 60 or *The Therapeutic Value of Humor bring your own brown bag! April 22 at 11 AM Presented by Harbor Light Hospice. Learn the physical, Ballroom Dance Lessons with Fred cognitive, emotional and social benefits of humor and Astaire mirth and how it proves beneficial during difficult Tuesdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 4 – 4:45 PM times. Join dancers from the Fred Astaire studio for ballroom Location: Radebaugh Room dancing lessons. Let’s get ready for our Seniors Prom! Registration: Sign up at Center or call 740-369*NOTE: Last lesson is Tuesday, May 6. 5133 Location: Dance Room Fee: FREE Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE
We Be Jammin’ Tuesday, May 13, 11 AM - 1 PM
NEWS AND VIEWS
SPORTS AND FITNESS
NEW IN THIS QUARTER
Fitness Room Schedule
There will be several new programs starting this quarter!
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Fridays, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
GINGERSNAPS - MONDAYS 1 - 3 PM
Fitness Room Costs
The Gingersnaps have been in existence for 25 years and they perform for different places in the area. If you would like to learn to dance, sing or do comedy, check this group out. You are not required to perform in public if you choose not to, however, lessons are still available to you. Carol Long is the leader and instructor and she will be happy to talk to you.
Per day: One month: Three months: Six months: One year:
$2 $25 $60 $90 $150
Orientation is mandatory before you are allowed to use the fitness room. It is required for all new members and all Silver Sneaker participants. You must make an appointment for your orientation. Silver Sneaker participants MUST bring their card on every visit.
SILVER AND FIT Silver and Fit is an insurance benefit for some of the membership. We will be able to enroll you in this program in the fitness room. There are several other places within the building you will be able to use this benefit. This information will be covered in your registration.
Please remember to check with your doctor before starting any exercise program.
Chair Yoga Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM Designed for those who thought they could never do yoga because they are limited by a chronic condition. This class will help you reconnect with your body through awareness and breathing. The poses will be modified and done in a chair. These one-hour classes will consist of range of motion exercises, stretching, balance, mild strength poses, relaxation and breathing. This class is taught by Pat Henderson, RYT, a certified specialist. Benefits of a regular practice include: improved posture, range of motion, and strength; restoration of joint mobility; improved mental clarity including stress relief, more energy, and an ability to relax at will. Location: Dance Room Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $35
Full Body Work-Out Mondays and Wednesdays 8 – 9 AM This class involves a full body workout utilizing hand weights (bring your own), resistance tubes/bands, and a few other tricks. The instructor is Julie Clinger, a Certified Personal Trainer. This class is not an aerobics 8
COMPUTER ACTIVITIES iPhone Basics
Microsoft Word Basics
Thursdays, May 8, 15, 1 – 3 PM Learn all about your new iPhone in this two part class. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: $44
Thursdays, April 3, 10, 1 – 3 PM Participants will learn how to create and edit new documents, change font sizes, shapes, alignment, and more. Participants will also learn to save and retrieve documents effectively. These two sessions will provide participants an opportunity to create and save multiple documents, providing time for review and iTunes Intro practice. This class is perfect for the person who has Thursdays, June 19, 26, 1 – 3 PM hesitated to get started in Microsoft Word. NOTE: Learn about using iTunes on your computer or iPad. Bring your own laptop (with MS Word) or work on one Learn to move around in iTunes. Add music and videos of ours. All participants will receive a booklet from the iTunes Store and how to play them. How to outlining class materials. Optional Textbook: Microsoft sync your iTunes items to your iPad or iPhone. Word for Beginners - available for purchase from Location: Library / Computer Lab instructor for $25 (textbook covers introduction to Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Microsoft Word and Microsoft Word - Beyond the Fee: $44 for two classes due at sign up Basics).
Microsoft Excel Basics Thursdays, April 17, 24, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Whether it's balancing your check book, putting together the family budget or generating charts for work, Microsoft Excel is the program for you. Improve the way you turn your data into information using powerful tools to analyze, communicate and share your results. Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that will enable users to track & manage data, addresses, financials, and more. Participants will learn how to create simple spread sheets, perform detailed calculations, and sort data. All participants will receive a booklet outlining class materials. Bring your own laptop with Microsoft Office installed or work on our computers.
Prerequisites: Computer Basics or equivalent knowledge. Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $44 for two classes due by April 10
Pinterest Thursdays, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 6 - 8 PM This is a new course on collecting & organizing the things you love. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: $44
Prerequisites: The Foundation - Computer Basics or equivalent knowledge. Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Sign up and pay at Center. There is only room for 12 students in a class Fee: $44 for two classes due at sign up
Saving & Organizing Your Files Computer Class Thursdays, April 10, 17, 6 - 8 PM Learn how to save files effectively, find them, and organize them on your computer. Participants will also learn to save and back up information onto an external flash drive. Participants will learn how to install new programs (software) and customize a computer using the control panel. NOTE: Bring your own laptop and/or flash drive or work on one of ours. All participants will receive a booklet outlining class materials. Optional Textbook: Basic Computers for Beginners - available for purchase from instructor for $25. (The textbook covers The Foundation - Computer Basics class and the Saving and Organizing Your File class).
Prerequisites: The Foundation - Computer Basics or equivalent knowledge. Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $44 for two classes due at sign up
SPORTS AND FITNESS
COMPUTER ACTIVITIES Mail Merge Made Easy
Internet Basics Using Google Chrome
May 1, 1 – 3 PM This is a one class program. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: Cost $24
Thursdays, April 24, May 1, 6 – 8 PM The first session will explain the basics of search engines and the basic functions of a browser. Participants will learn how to connect to the Internet and how to browse through websites efficiently. While learning, participants will learn some of the advantages of using Google Chrome instead of Internet Explorer. The second class will provide time for review and progress to saving bookmarks and setting your Home Page. All participants will receive a booklet outlining class materials. Bring your own laptop or work on our computers. Limited to 12 students
Amazon Evening Thursdays, June 19, 26, 6 – 8 PM An Amazon.com member account is helpful but not necessary. All participants will receive a booklet outlining class materials. Bring your own laptop, work on our computers, or just sit back and watch the instructor demonstrate. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: $44
Prerequisites: Computer Basics or equivalent knowledge. Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Sign up and pay at Center. Fee: $44 - for 2 classes due at sign up
Computer Help/Support "Geek Squad" Thursdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 10 AM – 4 PM, Do you need or would you like to have computer help? R.J. Jones, our Geek Squad, will be available at the Center on Thursdays for one-on-one help. Please call 740-369-5133 to make an appointment for this service. R.J. will help you with setting up a newly purchased lap top computer, guide you on what software (security) choices to make, and will help with computer maintenance. Please call for an appointment! Location: Health Services B210 Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $20 per hour
Email Basics Using Gmail Thursdays, May 8 & 15, 6 – 8 PM Learn Email from the beginning using Gmail. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: $44 for 2 classes due at sign up
iPad Basics Thursdays 1 – 3 PM Love your new iPad? Want to learn more about it? Then bring your iPad and join us as we explore your tablet and its exciting capabilities. You will learn things such as the buttons and their functions, using the touch screen, navigating from the Home Screen, using the standard apps, rearranging icons, copy/paste and changing wallpaper. *NOTE: All participants will receive a booklet outlining class materials.
Prerequisites: Helpful, not mandatory to have email acct. and Apple ID established. Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Sign up and pay at Center. There is only room for 12 in a class Fee: $44.00 for two classes due at sign up
iPad Beyond the Basics
Thursdays, June 5, 12, 1 – 3 PM These sessions will be filled with more of the versatile ways the iPad can be used to enrich your life. We will discuss how you can take advantage of the more than Google Mania 200,000 "apps" currently available. You will learn how Thursdays, May 22 , 29, 6 – 8 PM to surf the internet and maximize the screen for easy Attendees will learn how to utilize Google's hidden article viewing, scrolling, opening new tabs and pages, tools to find pictures and videos, search patents and and how to use email and send some of your favorite trademarks, and search through scholarly papers for pictures in an email. Join us for a fun and informative research. Translate any text from one language to another, download an abundance of free software, and class. Lessons will apply for all - iPad, iPad 2 and the new iPad 3rd generation. even navigate the globe from satellite images! Location: Library / Computer Lab Location: Library / Computer Lab Registration: Sign up at Center Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $44 for two classes due at sign up Fee: $44 for two classes due at sign up 16
class, but will be an enhancement to our other fitness programs. Location: Dance Room Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $30
Tai Chi Monday Introduction
Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 5 – 6 PM The Taoist Tai Chi Society offers an eight-week introductory class for people with no previous experience. The gentle movements of Taoist Tai Chi Hiking Club work to reduce stress, promote balance and increase Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, flexibility. The movements are described as gentle, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM continuous and circular. They are taught step-by-step Pick up the spring schedule at the Center. The park in a specific series so it is important to get in at the naturalist will hike with us. Meet at the parks at 1:30 start of a class. Classes are taught by a nationally p.m.: Apr. 7 Shale Hollow Preserve ; Apr. 14, Gallant certified instructor. The first 17 moves of 108 moves Woods Preserve, Apr. 21, Blues Creek Preserve, Apr. 28, serve as an introduction to the art form of Tai Chi. Camp Lazarus, May 5, Highbanks Metro Park (Meet at Location: Dance Room 1st lot on left); May 12 Emily Traphagan Preserve; May Registration: Sign up at Center 19, Yoder's Amish Farm (bus trip); June 2, Liberty Park, Fee: $35/8 weeks - Please pay Taoist Tai Chi June 10, Liberty Park; June 9, Innis Woods Metro Gardens; June 16, Deer Haven Preserve and June 23, Zumba Basic Hogback Ridge Preserve. Not hiking June 30. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:15 AM, 6:30 – Location: Check At Desk 7:30 PM Registration: Drop In Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 – 10 AM Fee: FREE A ZUMBA Class is known as a ZUMBA Fitness Party - it's Mat Yoga a blast! The ZUMBA program is "exercise in disguise." Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, Participants have a blast and don't even realize they're exercising. In fact, it feels so good, people want to do 9, 16, 23, 30, 12 – 12:45 PM Through yoga postures, breathing work and relaxation, it every day. It's different! The music, the steps, the moves, the class, the energy...nothing compares to a you'll experience a strong healthy body, a peaceful ZUMBA Fitness party! It's easy! The ZUMBA program is mind and joyful spirit. Mats are required. Do not eat for two hours before class. Class will consist of range designed for everyone. People of any fitness level, of motion exercises, stretching, balance, mild strength from any background, and of any age can start the poses, relaxation and breathing. Benefits of a regular program right away. The program's basic steps formula makes it easy for everyone. It's effective! The ZUMBA practice include: improved posture, range of motion and strength. Restored joint mobility and flexibility; program is a cardio based workout with components of resistance/sculpting training to tone the entire body improved mental clarity and function; stress relief; and achieve any desired fitness goals. more energy, and an ability to relax at will. Location: Dance Room Location: Dance Room Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $36 for each series of 12 for members; $46 for Fee: $35 each series of 12 for non-members 45 +
Table Tennis Monday through Friday 9 AM – 12 PM This game has its origins in England as an after-dinner amusement for the upper-class Victorians in the 1880s. Our members can enjoy Monday thru Friday. What a wonderful form of exercise too! Exciting news! - we will be competing with players from other senior centers. Location: Room 131 Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Open Line Dance Tuesdays 11 AM – 12 PM Come and enjoy a variety of line dances. This is not an instruction class although we may offer a little "brush up" as needed. Open to all levels. Led by Peggy Potts & Isabel Hadden. Location: Dance Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
SPORTS AND FITNESS P.A.C.E.
Basic Line Dance
Tuesdays and Fridays 10 – 11 AM This program is designed specifically for people with arthritis, that uses gentle activities to help increase joint flexibility, range of motion, and to help maintain muscle strength. Vi Mutters leads this group. Location: Dance Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Thursdays 9 – 10 AM, Thursdays 1 – 2 PM You will learn the basic line dance steps. No background needed. Don't worry if you think you have two left feet for in no time you'll be dancing to the beat. No tests - just enjoy yourself. You will learn a new skill, meet great folks, and have fun, fun, fun! Instructor - Peggy Potts Location: Dance Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Silver Sneakers Basic Class Tuesdays and Thursdays 2 – 2:45 PM Silver Sneakers has an exercise class as part of its health and wellness program. Any one who has an insurance program that is part of Silver Sneakers is entitled to take this class at no cost. If you are not part of Silver Sneakers you may join the class at a cost of $3 per class This is a drop in class. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: no cost to Silver Sneakers members and $3 for non Silver Sneakers
Intermediate Line Dance Thursdays 11 AM – 12 PM Now you have the basics. Want a little challenge? We will use the steps you know and learn new combinations. Instructor - Isabel Hadden Location: Dance Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Tai Chi Thursday Beginner
Thursdays 5 – 6 PM Vinyasa Yoga - Go With the Flow Yoga The Taoist Tai Chi Society offers a 5 month beginners class for people who wish to learn the 108 movements Wednesdays and Fridays 12 – 1 PM A Vinyasa yoga class specifically designed to enhance of Tai Chi. The ancient Chinese exercise incorporates slow natural movements that can promote stress strength, balance and flexibility for the senior population. With focus on breath and movement, this reduction, relaxation, joint mobility, balance and general good health. Classes are taught by a nationally class relieves stress, and promotes a sense of wellbeing and leaves participants feeling refreshed. Please certified instructor. Location: Dance Room bring your mats. Taught by Alice Drew Yoder, Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher AAFA Fitness Instructor, Registration: Sign up at Center Licensed Zumba Instructor. Alice is honored to offer Fee: $100 for 5 months - please pay Taoist Tai Chi this class to the Center. Location: Dance Room Tai Chi Thursday Introduction Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Thursdays 4 – 5 PM Fee: $50 The Taoist Tai Chi Society offers an eight-week
Advanced Line Dancing Thursdays 10 – 11 AM This class will have fun with more complicated dance patterns. Come and enjoy! Instructor - Isabel Hadden Location: Dance Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
introductory class for people who have no previous experience with Tai Chi. The gentle movements of Taoist Tai Chi work to reduce stress, to promote balance and to increase flexibility. The movements are described as gentle, continuous, and circular. They are taught step by step in a specific series so it is important to get in at the start of a class. Classes are taught by a nationally certified instructor. The first 17 moves of 108 moves serve as an introduction to the art form of Tai Chi. Location: Dance Room Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: $35 for 8 weeks - pay Taoist Tai Chi 10
SPECIAL INTEREST AND WELLNESS Healthy U: Diabetes Self-Management
Wednesdays 1 – 3:30 PM The program includes techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and depression; appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance; appropriate use of medications; communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals; nutrition; and how to evaluate new treatments. The program is specifically designed for people with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, which includes more specific information and techniques for diabetics. Each participant receives a copy of the book, "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions." Location: Radebaugh Room Registration: Sign up at Center. Please call Melissa Smetiouk, BSN, RN 740-203-2048 at the Delaware General Health District to RSVP. Fee: FREE
Wednesdays, April 2, May 7, June 4, 9:30 – 11 AM MediGold, a Medicare Advantage meets at the Center. Location: Board Meeting Room Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
How Does YOUR Garden Grow? Wednesdays 10 AM – 12 PM Come into the garden to join an open question and answer discussion group centered on your garden. Plant culture issues, identification, problem-solving, in-the-home garden and landscaping will be addressed. Stewardship techniques of plant material from seed-to-harvest-to-seed will also be discussed. Led by Josephine Lake, a member of Seed Savers Exchange for 22 years, operator of a nursery and landscape business for 18 years and currently maintains the Veteran's Memorial and Courtyard gardens at the Center and 69 years of gardening experience. Bring and share specimens, your experiences, and knowledge. Meet in the Courtyard - if weather is inclement we will meet in the Lobby. *NOTE this class will resume March 5. Location: Room 119 Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
Massage Therapy Wednesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 9:15 AM – 1 PM Call the Center for your appointment for a massage by Julie Clinger, LMT. Cost of this half-hour session is $25. Julie is also a certified personal trainer, and the cost for personal training service is $25 a session. Location: Health Services B210 Registration: Sign up and pay at Center Fee: $25 as described
Parkinson's Support Group - Speech Therapy Wednesdays, April 9, 23, May 14, 28, June 11, 25, 2:30 – 3:30 PM Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that affects all movements of the body. It can and does affect our ability to speak loud enough to be heard and understood. These classes help you learn how to speak louder and clearer. The classes are conducted by a specialist from the Delaware Speech and Hearing Center and are sponsored by a grant. There are regular monthly meetings and exercise classes each month. Please call Ed Robinson or John Latiolais for the times and places of meetings and exercise classes. Location: Board Meeting Room. Registration: Drop In. For more information on any of the Parkinson Support Groups please call Al and Barb at (740) 363-3841. Fee: FREE
Weight Watchers Thursdays 5 – 7:00 PM Weight Watchers meets at the Center every Thursday. Location: Studio 60 Registration: Drop In Fee: Weight Watchers cost
Think Positive! A Little Bit of Inspiration! Fridays, April 25, May 16, June 13, 10 – 11 AM Everyone needs inspiration! Join us for some positive time together! Location: Room 123 Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE
ZOUNDS HEARING AIDS - MAY 13, 11AM - 12 PM Come and hear a brief presentation and have a free hearing test. Zounds Hearing Aids are completely rechargeable-no batteries needed, with hand-held remotes to adjust setting, and are significantly lower cost due to advanced technology. These aids are superior in eliminating background noise. Location: Radebaugh Room Registration: Sign up at desk Fee: FREE 15
SPECIAL INTEREST AND WELLNESS "What's Your Expiration Date? Leaving Screenings by Wexner Heritage Village a Lasting Legacy" - Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar June 12, 10 AM – 11 AM Each of us has an inner desire to go beyond our living, breathing lives and to be someone that people will remember after we die. We want our lives to mean something and to make a difference. Come find practical ways to provide those we love with lasting memories from our lives. Location: Radebaugh Room Registration: Sign up at Center Fee: FREE
Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital Mobile Mammography Screening
April 14, 28, May 12, 26, June 9, 23, 10 –11:30 AM Nurses from the Wexner Heritage Village will be at the Center the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month to do screenings. The screenings include blood pressure, pulse, and blood sugar. It will include nursing consultations for some who have questions. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE
SPORTS AND FITNESS Golf League - Hidden Valley Fridays, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27 9 AM – 1 PM This league is for our golfers who prefer to golf at the same course. Our golf schedule is May 2- Sept. 26. Location: Check At Desk Registration: Drop In Fee: $10 yearly fee for Social League Pay Center. Pay Greens Fee each week at Golf Course
Foot Care Clinic
Tuesdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24, 8 AM – 5 PM Need a toe nail trim? We provide a simple service to April 16, 9 AM – 4 PM address your foot care needs. Interim will be at the The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Center every Tuesday. Nurses will also be available to Solove Research Institute Mobile Mammography Screening will be at the Center on Thursday, April 16. pay special attention to diabetics' needs. No more calling on the first day of the month to make your For an appointment please call 614-293-4455 or 1appointment. Now you can reserve a spot for your 800-240-4477 at least 2 weeks in advance. next visit in advance! Please call 740-203-2401 or Location: Check At Desk come in to make your appointment. Reservations will Registration: Call for openings be taken at any time. Fee: Method of Payment: Insurance, BEST/BCCP, Location: Health Services B210 Medicare/Medicaid Registration: Sign up at Center. Call the Center 740 -203-2401 for an appointment Book Club Fee: $8 per person - pay when you come in for your Mondays, April 21, May 19, June 16, 12 – 1PM Do you enjoy sharing and discussing a favorite book or appointment! author? Do you want to explore new or old literature? Delaware General Health District Join us in Room119 for an hour of friendly and Clinic spirited exchange of reviews, opinions, etc., of the "read of the month!" Fourth Wednesdays, April 23, May 28, June 25, Location: Room 119 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Registration: Sign up at Center The Delaware General Health District is here the Fee: FREE fourth Wednesday of each month doing blood pressure screening, blood sugar screenings, weight check, Matter of Balance providing nutrition information, and nursing Mondays 3 – 5 PM, Thursdays 9:30 - 11:30 consultation. With prior arrangement by calling The Delaware General Health District is leading this 740-203-2040 you can get vision screening, hearing balance class. To register for the class please call screening, immunizations, and cholesterol screening. Mitchell Bryant, Health Educator, at Delaware General There is a low cost for the immunizations and Health District at 740-203-2054. cholesterol screening. Location: Room 123 Location: Health Services B210 Registration: Call for openings Registration: Drop In Fee: FREE but registration is required Fee: Some services FREE
TRAVELING GOLF LEAGUE 2014 Wednesdays 8:30 AM – 2 PM Fee: Each 18 hole golfer will pay a league administration fee of $20 to the Center at the time of sign up. Each 9 hole golfer will pay a league administration fee of $10 to the Center at the time of sign up. We will be using the funds to use for prizes (money) for the 18 hole handicap players. *NOTE this is why the 18 hole players will be paying $10 more than the 9 hole. Course fees vary by the course – you will pay greens fees at each course on the day of play. Handicap Program: Ken Schmid has developed our handicap system which is updated every week. Tee Times: We will not pair golfers with the same golfers on a regular basis. In the interest of getting to know other golfers we will attempt to pair with a different golfer most of the time. Golf foursomes both for 9 holes and 18 holes will be determined by drawing names. In the event a golfer needs an early tee time we will schedule them as early as possible. *NOTE all golfers need to be active members of the Enrichment Center. Rules of Play 1. All golfers must putt out unless they have reached the maximum number of strokes allowed on any given hole (par plus 3 strokes). 2. A lost ball or a ball out of bounds will be replaced by a new ball as close as possible to the spot where the ball was lost or went out of bounds for a penalty of one-stroke (NOT stroke and distance). Local rules created by the course personnel will be followed as appropriate. League Members Information: E-mail address, home address and phone numbers will be provided to those league members who will be directing each week’s competition. This will be for the sole purpose of conducting league business. Registration: We do encourage you to register as far in advance as possible and for as many outings as you intend to attend. This will help us greatly in our coordination with the golf courses. And you must provide us with your phone number and/or e-mail address so we have a means by which to contact you. Pick up a form at the Center, complete it, then turn it in at the Center’s front desk with your $20 or $10 league administration fee. If you need to make a change during the course of the season, contact the front desk Cancellations: If you must cancel contact the front desk and let us know as soon as possible. This will prevent the others in your foursome waiting and avoid scheduling problems with the course. If you have to cancel at the last minute, i.e. the morning of the outing, please call the course. Do not call the Center to report a cancellation. Continued on next page.
SPORTS AND FITNESS COURCES AND CONTACT INFORMATION Bent Tree Golf Club 350 Bent Tree Rd. Sunbury, OH 43074 740-965-5140 On Rt. 36/37 one mile east of I-71 www.bentreegc.com
Mill Creek Golf Club 7259 Penn Rd. Ostrander, OH 43061 740-666-7711 On Penn Rd., 1.5 miles west of Rt. 257 www.millcreekgolfclub.com
Blackhawk Golf Club 8839 Dustin Rd. Galena, OH 43021 740-965-1042 On Dustin Rd., just east of Rt. 3 www.blackhawkgc.com
Oakhaven Golf Club 2871 Rt. 23 North Delaware, OH 43015 740-548-5636 On St. Rt. 23 Just north of Delaware www.oakhaven.com
Delaware Golf Club 3329 Columbus Pike Delaware, OH 43015 740-657-3752 On Route 23 just north of the Center www.delawaregolfclub.com
Royal American Links 3300 Miller Paul Rd. Galena, OH 43021 740-965-1215 On Miller Paul Rd., north of Center Village Rd. www.royalamericanlinks.com
Glenross Golf Club 231 Club House Dr. Delaware, OH 43015 740-657-3752 On Cheshire Rd., just east of the Center www.glenrossgc.com
Safari Golf Club 4853 W. Powell Rd. Powell, OH 43065 614-645-3444 On Powell Rd., west of Rt. 23 www.safarigc.com
AQUATICS ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
Tuesdays and Thursdays , 3 – 3:45 PM This 45 minute class will combine all the moves you have learned in your arthritis class with aerobic movement. The natural resistance of the water and pool noodles are used for muscle toning and increased endurance. There is a focus on core strength, balance and flexibility. During some exercises, your feet will leave the bottom of the pool. Fee: $36 for 6 weeks (12 classes)
For all aquatic classes please sign up and pay at the Center. Please wear your swim suit under your clothing. Pool shoes and 2 towels are required. Classes are limited. If there are storms with lightning, the pool is closed. Due to the size of the pool and the temperature of the water, lap swimming is not permitted.
Aquatic Low Impact Aerobics
Aquatics 1 Mondays and Wednesdays in April, May & June 9 AM - 9:45 AM This 45 minute class is designed for persons with limited range of motion. A certified trained instructor will take you through exercises approved by the Arthritis Foundation for gentle movement in the water. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels Fee: $36 for 6 weeks (12 classes)
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 – 6:15 PM This class is designed for persons who are ready for exercises that increase in length and intensity. It is a wonderful low impact way to stay fit and have fun. A certified trained instructor will facilitate this six week series with two classes a week. We have limited space so please sign up early! Fee: $60 for each 6 weeks (12 classes)
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 - 10:45 AM, 11 11:45 AM, 1 - 1:45 PM or 2 - 2:45 PM, Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 - 9:45 AM, 1 - 1:45 PM This 45 minute class is designed for persons who have participated in Arthritis Fitness and are ready for exercises that increase in length and intensity. A certified trained instructor will take you through some plus exercises approved by the Arthritis Foundation. Fee: $36 for 6 weeks (12 classes)
Aquatics 2 1/2 Tuesdays and Thursdays , 10 – 10:45 AM This class is designed for persons who have participated in Arthritis Fitness and are ready for exercises that increase in length and intensity. The natural resistance of the water and pool noodles are used for muscle toning and increased endurance. A certified trained instructor will take you through exercises approved by the Arthritis Foundation. Fee: $36 for 6 weeks (12 classes)
Aquatics 2 Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 - 9:45 AM or 1 - 1:45 PM This class is designed for persons who have participated in Arthritis Fitness and are ready for exercises that increase in length and intensity. A certified trained instructor will take you through exercises approved by the Arthritis Foundation. Fee: $36 for 6 weeks (12 classes) 12
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 - 11:45 AM 2 - 2:45 PM Join the Water Volleyball group every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon. Fee: $2
Pool Walking Fridays 10 AM – 2 PM Open to people who want to exercise on their own in the pool. It is excellent for people whose therapy time has elapsed. It is not an instructor supervised session. Due to the size of the pool and the temperature of the water, lap swimming is not permitted. Fee: $2 for each 45 minute session
Evening Aquatic Pool Walking Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 - 5:15 PM or 6:30 - 7:15 PM This session is open to people who want to exercise on their own in the pool. It is excellent for people whose therapy time has elapsed. It is not an instructor supervised session. The locker rooms open at 4:00 p.m. and pool opens at 4:30 p.m. with the first session. We have two sessions of pool walking and they are at 4:30 and 6:30. Fee: $4 each 45 minute session