PAGE 12 • THE NICKEL • MAY 1, 2014 • 2117 SOUTH 6TH STREET, KLAMATH FALLS, OR 97601 • (541)883-2292 • FAX (541)882-7716
Klamath County Senior Services & Activities
2045 Arthur St.
Open Fridays for Meals & Transportation
Weekly Hot Lunches:
Billiard Room Open
Power Lift Chairs Starting at $699 Several fabrics and colors to choose from
Blood Pressure Machine:
Mon.–Fri. in Lobby 9am–2:00pm
Body Recall (Exercise):
• Advanced/Beginners Classes
2 classes each day/Mon., Wed., Fri. 9–10am & 10:30–11:30am Body Recall (Exercise):
Computers for Use by Seniors: Upon request Craft Group:
Would You Like a Lift?
Golden Age Club*: Cards & Bingo Mon. & Thurs.
Klamath County Library Services Branch:
Movies Tues, May 20th - Twelve Years a Slave
Veterans Social Club:
11:00am-Noon 1:00pm-2:00pm Thursdays
KBSCC Board of Directors: Wednesday, May 28th 10:00am-12:00pm KBSCC Senior Advisory Council: May 15th Hearing Aid Check:
Now is a great time to clean your carpets and furniture.
Since! 1982 Using our hot water extraction system, we haul the germs and soil away!
OUR CARE SPEAKS FOR ITSELF
Thursday, May 8th, 1:30pm
Community Lounge, Pine St
Parkinson’s Support Group
Tuesday, May 20th, 1:00pm Elmer's Restaurant
Tuesday, May 13th, 11:30am
Kathy Lynn Jones - Wednesday, May 14th
From the Davenport Family
PLUM R IDGE
Call Today To learn More abouT us
1401 bryanT WilliaMs drive KlaMaTh Falls WWW.MarquisCoMpanies.CoM
Shasta View Retirement Center No Move In Costs!
Linkville House Chili Feed Fundraiser for the Senior Center 2437 Kane St $10.00 Adults, $3.00 Age 12 and Under Saturday, May 17th, 12:30pm-1:30pm Volunteers Wanted - Call Pat Harris @ 541-883-7171 ext 113 for more information
The Center offices are open Monday through Thursday from 7:30am to 4:30pm. Open Fridays for Meals & Transportation 9:00am to 2:00pm
• Trips • Kla-Mo-Ya - Mondays, 10:15 am and Sundays, 3:00pm The Senior Center is open for the following bingo sessions!
541.882.1636 www.HighDesertHospice.com Nurse Owned and Operated
“The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else.”
Thursday, May 15, 10:15am-12:00pm
A Clean Carpet Is A Healthy Carpet MS Support Group: 541-884-9112 Regular vacuuming and cleaning prolong the life of your carpet.
3250 Washburn Way, Klamath Falls OR
Call Now for Quick Service!
CHAPEL OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD “The Different Funeral Home”
SHIBA Medicare Insurance Counseling, Prescription Drug
Mon-Fri 9-6 • Sat 10-6
10% Off Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Tues, June 3rd - August Osage County
Tai Chi Class: Tuesdays
to sell your unneeded household items or vehicles
Eligibility Assistance: By appointment
2680 Memorial Dr • 541-883-3458
Mondays & Fridays 9:30am-1:00pm and Thursdays
Call The Nickel at
Family Bingo Day: Sunday, June 15th and November 16th KBSCC Bingo: Thursday & Saturday, Open at 4:30pm, Call at 6:00pm Paper Only Night: 2nd Thursday, May 8th Nickel Bingo: Every Saturday, Noon–3:30pm
Mention This Ad and We Will Mail You a Free Gift! Call Paula for Your Monthly Special!
151 N. Williams Ave
CLASSIFIED DEADLINE: TUESDAYS, 11:00 AM • DISPLAY DEADLINE: MONDAYS, 3:30 PM • www.klamathfallsnickel.com • MAY 1, 2014 • THE NICKEL • PAGE 13
Klamath County Senior Services & Activities
2045 Arthur St.
Exercise and the older woman
Get In and Out of Bed A Lot Easier!
Bedroom Gallery Inc.
Comfort, Quality and all the Rest…
Mon-Sat 10am-6pm 1204 Main Street, Klamath Falls, OR John 3:16
Exams, Glasses & Medical Eye Care New patients welcome.
The aging process has a way of making people risk-averse. Financial advisors typically recommend that men and women steer clear of risky investments as they age, and men and women over 50 often make lifestyle choices to reduce their risk of developing certain medical conditions. As women age, some may feel exercise is simply too risky. Hormonal changes brought on by aging decrease a woman’s bone density, and that fact makes many women over 50 hesitant to embrace exercise. But exercise plays a key role in helping women over 50 secure their long-term health and reduce their risk of injury. • Exercise promotes independence. Some women feel that exercising after 50 increases their risk of injury, which can make them overly dependent on their loved ones. But exercise, in particuNickelAd_1.5x3_ATRIO 3/28/12 1:58 PM Page 1 ATRIO NICKEL AD lar strength training, slows bone deterioration, helping bones stay stronger longer and reducing a woman’s risk of suffering a potentially debilitating injury. Independence is especially important to seniors, many of whom spent years planning their retirements and awaiting the day when they would be free to travel at their leisure. Daily exercise can help women maintain that independence by reducing their Get Greater Value From Medicare risk of injury and other ailments that can be confining. 541-273-0238 • Exercise can improve sleep. Some women who are fighting fatigue may feel that routine exercise will only make them more tired. TOLL-FREE: 877-672-8686 But exercise actually improves energy levels and makes it easier to TTY: 800-735-2900 get a better night’s rest. Numerous studies have shown that routine VISIT US ONLINE exercise can improve sleep quality and even increase energy levels throughout the day, something that should raise an eyebrow among www.ATRIOhp.com women who do not exercise but routinely find themselves fighting 2909 Daggett Ave., Ste. 250 fatigue. A more quality night’s rest improves vitality, making it easier Klamath Falls for women to exercise and make it through the day without feeling fatigued. MENTION THIS AD FOR • Exercise benefits those with limited mobility. Women over 50 with limited mobility may feel that exercise serves no purpose because of their disability or physical condition. But even women confined to wheelchairs or those forced to walk with a cane or walker can YOUR FIRST MONTH’S RENT *When you take financial responsibility. benefit from cardiovascular exercise and even light strength training. Please call for further details. Such exercises can improve a woman’s range of motion while reducing Best Kept Secret in Klamath Falls her risk of heart disease. Come Join Us for a Tour and Experience • It’s never too late to start exercising. Many aging women Our Signature Dining feel their time to embrace exercise has long since passed. But it’s never too late to start exercising. Women should take a conservative approach when exercising after a long hiatus, beginning with a slow walk around the neighborhood or a local park. Walking is a great beginner’s exercise, as it provides a good cardiovascular workout while Discover Why We Are… working a variety of muscle groups. As your body readjusts to physical activity, gradually increase the intensity of your exercise sessions, Memory Care Coming Soon adding some strength training, ideally under the supervision of a RETIREMENT AND ASSISTED professional. Always stretch immediately after each exercise session, LIVING COMMUNITY and give your body ample time to recover, especially when you begin 1000 Town Center Drive your new regimen. 541.885.7250| www.quailparkct.com
Simply The Best!
2640 Biehn St., Suite 3 Klamath Falls, OR 97601
FREE Package of Batteries*
in Celebration of
Better Hearing & Speech Month
& Klamath Cremation Service serving the Klamath Basin since 1905
515 Pine St., Klamath Falls, OR 97601 • 541-884-3456
AUDIOLOGY ~ Hear Again i El
dignity. trust. peace of mind.
Supplies, Repairs and Hearing Aid Sales Free Hearing Screening
*While supplies last