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Senior Lifestyles

March 2018

Volume LXI No. 47

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March 2018

Spring is Showing! Meal Ordering Deadline Page 2

Hip Hikers, We’re Back in Season! Page 3

Free Tax Assistance Page 5

AAAD Public Hearing Page 6


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News

March 2018

Cover Photo by Ron Zucker

MEAL ORDERING DEADLINE

JCSC Foundation News

To better facilitate food ordering and meal preparation, FTHRA asks that all meals be ordered 48 hours in advance. If you call to add your name to the list, this must be done by 10a within the same time period as placing a checkmark beside your name on the clipboard. There is a schedule posted on the bulletin board outside of the dining room to assist you with the guidelines. Do not order a meal for a friend, assuming that they will be present. All participants who participate in the congregate meal option must have signed paperwork on file in the Kitchen office. This is different than the senior center registration form.

Kroger “Community Rewards” Program, Sign up Today! Your registration supports Johnson City Senior Center! • Go to www.Kroger.com – Click on the community link. • Click on “Community Rewards”. • Sign in, if you are already registered, if not, create an account by completing the required information and enter the Kroger Plus Card number found on the back of your card. • Then designate Johnson City Senior Center (organization number 82707) under the community rewards section. That’s it! Now when you shop Kroger, 5% of your purchases for gas, groceries or pharmacy will be designated to Johnson City Senior Center. Thank You!

Meal Serving Procedure: Meals will be served to those who have registered by the deadline between 11:45 and 12:15. After 12:15, anyone who has not registered by the deadline, and/or walk-in, will be served if there is food available. Please note: Menu items are subject to change and may vary from the menu that is posted.

Please call 434-5723, 48 hours in advance to reserve a meal or if you need to cancel a meal that you have already signed up for. Sign up sheets are also available outside of the dining room.


March 2018

Hip Hikers / Walkers and Talkers

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Walkers and Talkers

Hiking 101 / Hip Hikers

Hiking 101 to Jacob’s park with Connie Deegan Tuesday, March 20th. Leave MPCC approx. 9:45a, return 12p • Cost: $1 We will be taking a nice 2 mile hike through Jacob’s Nature Park. Our local Naturalist, Connie Deegan, will inform us on the wetlands; as well as, our local plants and trees. Please be prepared to wear hiking boots, bring something to drink, and any medicines if necessary. This does have a few steep areas and then levels out and goes downhill. You must be able to hike uphill without any assistance!

Hip Hikers - Hiking Meeting & Agenda Monday: March 26, 2018 Meeting will be in rooms 144 & 146 (Media room & classroom) Time: 9 am -10:30 am. Cost: Free Description: Good information; well communicated! Fill out paperwork and get this season’s hiking schedule dates. Also, please join a Wilderness Ranger and former backcountry trail leader with Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS) as he discusses clothing, food, water, equipment and good packing choices for day hikers. This is perfect for all levels of backpacking experience. Instructors: Scotty Bowman w/SAWS & Connie Deegan, Nature Program Coordinator

Coming in April! Hiking 101 & Walkers and Talkers to Buffalo Mountain Hike will be led by our City Naturalist Connie Deegan Tuesday, April 24, 2018, Leave MPCC at 9:15 a, return approx. 1:00pm Cost: $1 per person You will need to sign up under Buffalo Mountain at the front desk since this is a combined outing for both hiking 101 and Walkers and Talkers! Come join us for a fun filled day as we learn about our natural surroundings with Connie Deegan teaching us about the local flowers and the habitat at Buffalo Mountain. . We will hike up the White Rock Loop on the west side of the mountain. Stop at Huckleberry Knob. Continue on and do Lady Slipper Loop. Back down all the way to the stream, and the bus will meet us on the other side. Be prepared for around 2 hours of hiking and exploring in the beautiful mountains. Pack a lunch, water and any necessary medicines, and always wear hiking boots and carry a hiking stick or pole for stability. Deadline to register is 4-20-2018

Hip Hikers: All Hikes we will be carpooling! Warrior’s Path State Park- Devil’s Backbone & Fall Creek Loop Thursday, March 29th. Leave MPCC at 7:30a, return approx. 1:00p Devil’s Backbone and Fall Creek is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Blountville, Tennessee that features a river. Rated Moderate.


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Learning / Computers

Volunteers

Lifelong Learning

Ready, Set, Serve Volunteer! On a mission to engage adults in Active Life through Active Living Monthly Volunteer Meeting, Monday, March 5, 10a in the Arts & Crafts Rooms • Light refreshments served • See what’s upcoming for the Volunteers • Guest Speaker: Stacy Larsen from The River • Guest Speaker: Craig Charles & Robin Scott with Crown Cutz Academy • Come join in for a surprise activity

Computers Need help purchasing a computer, laptop, MacBook Pro, cell phone, iPad or a tablet? Call 423-434-6229

“xls” files. Some computer knowledge is necessary. Participants will need to bring a Thumb (USB) drive. Please Pre-register.

Betty Hall – One-on-One Cost $15 – 1.5 hour class. M-W-F – 12 pm & 2 pm Computers, Laptops, Mobile Phones, iPhone, Samsung and Smartphones. iPads, all Tablets. Macbook Pro,Chromebooks. Please bring device,prepay and register.

Using Excel to create a Budget Tuesday, March 20 6p Instructor: Morgen Marshall Cost: $5 per class The third class in the series will address keeping our finances in order by using a budget tracking spreadsheet I have a simple budget layout I use that keeps track of my debts, income, and spending. Some computer knowledge is necessary. Participants will need to bring a Thumb (USB) drive. Please Pre-register.

Amara Carberry – One-on-One Cost: $15 pre-register Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20 and 27 Appointments are from 12:30-1:30p and 1:30-2:30p. Computer and Mobile Device help. Please bring laptop or Device. Please Pre-register and pre-pay. Open Computer Lab Members of the Center will be able to check out an Access card to the Computer Lab at the Senior Front Desk to gain entrance into the Lab from 8:00a-5:00p, Monday through Friday. Times/Availability subject to Change. Basics of Excel Tuesday, March 6 6p Instructor: Morgen Marshall Cost: $5 per class The basics of what Excel is and what it does. The class will include what a spreadsheet program is, for those who’ve never used one before. Some computer knowledge is necessary. Participants will need to bring a Thumb (USB) drive. Please Pre-register. Learning Excel Spreadsheets Tuesday, March 13 6p Instructor: Morgen Marshall Cost: $5 per class The second class in the series will include how to reference cells and worksheet pages, and the functions. This will include referencing other spreadsheets and

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Writing Your Stories using Microsoft Word Part 1 Wednesday, March 7 & 21 6:00p Instructor: Morgen Marshall Cost: $5 per class Whether you’re writing memories or fiction, Microsoft Word is a Workhorse for writers. The first class will cover File, Home, Insert, and Page Layout Ribbons, along with “Style”. Some computer knowledge is necessary. Participants will need to bring a Thumb (USB) drive. This class will be offered twice in the month of March, on the 7th and 21st. Please Preregister. Writing Your Stories using Microsoft Word Part 2 Wednesday, March 14 & 28 6:00p Instructor: Morgen Marshall Cost: $5 per class For the second session of Microsoft Word, the topics covered will be: formatting templates, how to convert a manuscript into a book, and References. Some computer knowledge is necessary. Participants will need to bring a Thumb (USB) drive. This class will be offered twice in the month of March, on the 14th and 28st. Please Preregister.

Estate Planning Clinic Thursday, March 8 9a-12p • Cost: Free Mr. Jack Duncan from Western & Southern Life and a Notary Public will be here for a short presentation and Q & A on the common mistakes of Estate Planning. After the presentation, assistance with provided for Healthcare Power of Attorney and Advance Directive forms. Seats are limited, Please Pre-register. Astronomical Origins of the Holidays Wednesday, March 21 10a Cost: Free Instructor: Dr. Gary Henson Dr. Henson will be back at the Senior Center to once again present another intriguing program. The “Astronomical Origins of the Holidays” which shows the connection of the seasonal changes we experience to the Earth’s motion and orientation in space. Please Pre-register. Discover the truth about long-term care Thursday, March 22 1p • Cost: Free OneSouth Financial Group will be giving educational presentation about discovering truths about long-term care. The discussion will be centered around myths vs. facts of long-term care and how you can prepare for your future no matter where life takes you. Please Pre-register. Genealogy Club Third Wednesday of every month Wednesday, March 21 1-3p Cost: Free Everyone is welcome, whether you are a beginner or you have experience working on your family tree. This will be an informal meeting to talk about all things Genealogy. Please Pre-register. The Film Club Third Thursday of every month Thursday, March 15 1-4p • Cost: Free Join Rusty Sheridan, Professor at E.T.S.U. in the Media and Communication department, as he leads a monthly club that views, thinks critically, and discusses a different film each month. So if you’re a film buff or interested in learning more about film, come join us. Everyone is welcome. The film this month will be the 1956 Science Fiction Classic “Invasion of the Body Snatchers”. Please Pre-register. Johnson City German Club Thursdays, 9:30a-12p Cost: Free People of all ages and skill-levels are welcome. Attendance is not required. Our goal is to promote the lifelong learning of the 3 C’s (Conversation, Composition, Culture) associated with the German language. Everyone receives free meeting

minutes & special reports in German with English translations and full-color pictures. These documents are available via E-mail, a BLOG, and a limited number of complimentary paper copies brought to each meeting. Check us out on Mr. Pollock’s BLOG at http://herrpollock.livejournal.com and see for yourself. Power of Attorney for Healthcare (Individual Consultation) Do you have questions about Power of Attorney when it comes to healthcare but don’t have funds for legal services? Or do you know someone who has a need w/o funds? Make an appointment to meet one on one with Wesley Wilson. He is a licensed attorney since 1962 and actively engaged in Power of Attorney. Call 434-6229 to set up an appointment. Simple and Short Wills (Individual Consultation) Mr. Wesley Wilson will prepare simple and very short wills for individuals with the need but without the funds. The appointments will be in order they are received, as time allows. He is a licensed attorney since 1962 and actively engaged in Power of Attorney. Call 434-6229 to set up an appointment. Beginning Spanish Instructor: Alberto Ceffalo Tuesdays, 2-2:50p • Cost: Free New for 2018, a beginner Spanish class. Mr. Ceffalo was a language instructor at ETSU, Milligan and NE State. Please register. Conversational Spanish Instructor: Alberto Ceffalo Tuesdays, 3p • Cost: Free If you have some knowledge of Spanish, would like to learn more, or refresh your speaking skills, join our new instructor. Mr. Ceffalo was a language instructor at ETSU, Milligan and NE State. Please register.

Coming in April! Bluebell Wildflower Hike Instructor: JC Nature Program Coordinator, Connie Deegan Monday, April 2, Leave MPCC at 10:15a return approx. 11:30a • Cost: Free Simply put, they are BEAUTIFUL! Winged Deer Park has the largest collection of naturalized Bluebell flowers in Northeast Tennessee and they only bloom for a very short window of time. We will take a slow paced stroll around the ‘back forty’ letting the Bluebells provide our centerpiece as we take advantage of many other things that the park has to offer. Easy hike, great for photos! Please pre-register.


Outings

March 2018

FREE TAX ASSISTANCE

Volunteers working through AARP-VITA will prepare your Federal and Tennessee taxes for free at the Memorial Park Community Center beginning Wednesday February 7, 2018. Tax preparation will be by appointment only between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. each Wednesday and Friday until April 13. All volunteers are trained using IRS and AARP-VITA standards and must pass an IRS test. They can prepare all individual and joint tax returns, with a few exceptions for certain complicated returns. There are no age or income limitations for this free service. For appointments, please call the Center staff at 434-6237. You must bring proof of your Social Security number and the Social Security numbers of all dependents on the return, photo identification for all individuals, and all tax documents such as W-2s, 1099-Rs, SSA-1099s, 1099-Bs, brokers statements, 1099-INTs and 1099-DIVs, as well as your filed 2015 tax return. If you purchased health insurance through the Marketplace, you must also bring your form 1095-A, which you will receive from the federal government. Until you have received all needed forms, the volunteers will be unable to complete your returns. All returns are e-filed, meaning refunds are generally issued with 10 days.

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Outings “I am Home” at the McKinney Center Saturday, March 3 Leave MPCC at 1:15p; return approx. 4:30p Cost: $12 for ticket and transportation The feel-good play everyone in our region should see is coming in February! I Am Home is based on true-life stories of the people from Tennessee’s oldest town. The play highlights the hardships, struggles, and triumphs of ordinary people faced with extraordinary circumstances, who overcome hardships, beat the odds, and ultimately find the true meaning of home. Written by Jules Corriere with live music by Heather and Brett McCluskey. Register by March 2. No Refunds.

ETSU Men’s Southern Conference Tournament Saturday, March 3, Leave MPCC at 10a or 4p (depending on ranking) Monday, March 5, Leave MPCC at 7p Cost: $45 (Cost includes transportation and tickets for both games) Travel with us to support the Buccaneers as they compete in the Southern Conference Tournament in Asheville, NC. Jonesborough Repertory Theatre: The Foreigner Saturday, March 10, Leave MPCC at 1:15 p; return approx. 6:30p Cost: $16 per person The scene is a fishing lodge in rural Georgia often visited by “Froggy” LeSeuer, a British demolition expert who occasionally runs training sessions at a nearby army base. This time “Froggy” has brought along a friend, a pathologically shy young man named Charlie who is overcome with fear at the thought of making conversation with strangers. So “Froggy,” before departing, tells all assembled that Charlie is from an exotic foreign country and speaks no English. Once alone the fun really begins, as Charlie overhears more than he should—the evil plans of a sinister, two-faced minister and his redneck associate; the fact that the minister’s pretty fiancée is pregnant; and many other damaging revelations made with the thought that Charlie doesn’t understand a word being said. What he does fuels the nonstop hilarity of the play and sets up the wildly funny

climax in which things go uproariously awry for the “bad guys.” Please register by March 2. Dinner reservations will be at the Black Olive in Jonesborough after the show. The Black Olive cost is on your own! Jonesborough Storytellers Guild Tuesday, March 20 leave MPCC 6:00p, return approx. 9:15p Cost: $1 for transportation, $5 to be paid at the door Join us for a trip to the International Storytelling Center for a night of entertaining tales from the minds of Jonesborough Storytellers guild. Guests will need to bring $5 cash to be paid at the venue. Seats are limited. Please Register by March 15 Jonesborough Yarn Exchange at the International Storytelling Center Monday, March 26 Leave MPCC at 6:15p, return approx. 9:00p Cost: $6 for ticket and transportation The award-winning Jonesborough Yarn Exchange production, A Night with the Yarn Exchange, is a monthly, storybased old-time radio performance at the International Storytelling Center. The production is broadcast on the local public radio station 89.5 FM and streamed online. These productions celebrate the culture, history, and stories of the people of Jonesborough and the Southern Appalachian Region. Now in its fifth season, the show is performed by a multi-cultural cast of local actors, storytellers, and musicians, creating an audio patchwork quilt of what it means to be home in the Mountains of Tennessee: Source jonesboroughtn.org. Please Pre-register by March 22.

Travel Corner Join us on Thursday, March 8 at 3:00pm for the monthly JCSC Seniors on the Go travel meeting. At the travel meeting, we will explore some of the fabulous sights to be seen on the summer trip to Maine – the presentation was postponed from February due to illness. The Maine trip departs on June 10; after an overnight stop along the way, you’ll spend 4 nights in the Portland, Maine

area. Among the sights, will be a guided tour of Kennebunkport, Pineland Farms, a guided tour of Portland with free time at the wonderful Portland waterfront, Boothbay Railway Village, and the L. L. Bean flagship store. Cost of the trip is $837 pp/do; for singles there is an additional cost of $345. Reservations must be paid in full by April 3. At the time of publication, we had only a few seats left on the bus-call today if interested! Todlow Coach is also offering a 4-night trip to beautiful and peaceful Lancaster, PA in July. This trip includes the Jesus show at the Sight & Sound Theatre, a visit to the American Music Theatre for Songs of the Silver Screen, a guided tour of Philadelphia with free time in the historic district, and the Amish Experience. The cost for this trip is only $673 pp/do; reservations are due by May 16. If interested, please put your name on the list at the Senior Services desk; you will be contacted for payment once we have enough commitments for the trip. The Memphis/Tunica trip will take you to Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. Other attractions will include a guided tour of Memphis, free time on Beale Street, Sun Studio, the Memphis Rock ‘N Soul Museum, and gaming at casino resorts in Tunica. This trip departs on September 24 for 4 nights. Cost is $557 pp/do; singles will need to add $189 to the cost. Registration is due by July 17. Offered by Todlow Coach. We’ll finish up 2018 with a visit to fabulous New York City. Enjoy a guided tour of NYC, the National 9/11 Museum, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and many of the unique sights of Manhattan. At only $752 pp/do, what better way to welcome the Christmas season than a visit to beautifully-decorated New York City! Offered by Clark Family Tours. Traveling with JCSC Seniors on the Go is a great way to make new friends! The motorcoach trips are planned with adults in mind, but do offer a full day of activities. Most of the trips do require a lot of walking in order to participate in all of the activities offered.


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Groups and Meetings

March 2018

Groups and Meetings PUBLIC HEARING The First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging & Disability will conduct a hearing to present their July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2022 Area Plan Residents of the eight counties of northeast Tennessee are invited to attend. Attendees will be able to and are encouraged to participate in the discussion of the plan. The hearing will be held in the Dining Room of the Johnson City Senior Center at Memorial Park Community Center 510 Bert Street Johnson City TN

018 2 , 7 2 H RC A M , Y TUESDA 0:00 a.m. 1 For more information, call 423-722-5102 Light refreshments will be served at 9:45 a.m.

Weekly Bible Study Opportunities Mondays at 2p Join us for this open discussion Bible study. Share what you have learned throughout the years. Wednesdays at 10a For each month an area clergyman leads a four week Bible study. Thursdays at 8:00a Men’s Bible Study. Writer’s Circle Cost: Free 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 10a Join this group to share ideas for writing better stories and share your own writings for discussion within the group. As the Page Turns (Book Club): Free Books Provided 1st Thursday of month 10a If you like reading a variety of books and meeting new people, come join us. You are not required to join in the discussion or answer questions if you do not wish to. Book Selections: March: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape by Peter Hedges April: The Daily Coyote by Shreve Stockton May: The Good Girl by Mary Kubica Constituent Services Cost: Free 2nd Tuesday of each month, 9-11a Bill Darden, a representative of Congressman Phil Roe will be available to discuss concerns and issues that you may have. Some of the ways that Roe’s district offices can be of assistance:

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Senior Citizens: Social Security and disability Students: financial aid, entrance to U.S. Service Academies Veterans: VA claims and military service problems Small Business: SBA loan applications, technical assistance and interpretation of federal regulations Home Buyers: FMHA, FHA, and VA home loan application problems

Grief Support Gathering Cost: Free 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30p Sponsored by Morris Baker Funeral Home. Veterans Monthly Meet, Learn & Share 4th Monday of Each Month 9:30-11a Cost: Free If you are a veteran, you are invited to join us on the 4th Monday of each month from 9:30-11:00am. Ken Sheppard leads the group and shares a specific topic each month. We appreciate Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services for the sponsorship and support of this program. Washington County S.A.L.T. Council Thursday March 1 2p Jonesborough Senior Center Lula Gray, RN, Supervisor, Ballad Health Fair Community/Parish Nursing will discuss the Parish Nursing Program. Everyone is welcome! We encourage you to join the S.A.L.T. Council and help plan and promote meetings and events.


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Healthy Living / Sports

Healthy Living If You Don’t Snooze, You Lose Cost: FREE Tuesday, March 6, 11a-12p Speaker: Jared Gullett, RPSGT, Regional Sleep Manager, Ballad Health Learn about the impact of sleep on our overall health and get tips for getting a better night’s sleep. Common sleep problems and possible solutions will be discussed. Please pre-register by calling 423-4346237 or sign up at front desk. Macular Degeneration Cost: FREE Tuesday, March 6, 1-2 p Speaker: Deana Morganstern, COA, Patient Surgical Counselor, Johnson City Eye Clinic Macular Degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss in people over 50 years or older. Learn about the two types, how it is diagnosed and possible ways to reduce progression. Please pre-register by calling 423-434-6237 or sign up at front desk. Cooking Healthy for 1 or 2 Cost: FREE Wednesday, March 7, 11:30a-12:30p Speaker: Whitney Marshall, TNCEP Program Assistant, UT Extension Don’t give up on healthy meals just because you are cooking for yourself. Get tips and new ideas for healthy, delicious meals that are quick, easy and budget friendly! Please pre-register by calling 423434-6237 or sign up at the front desk. Dining to Know Series Cost: $1 Thursday, March 8, 2018 11:30a-12:30 “The Elephant in the Room” – Ballad Health Hospice This series of classes will feature a different speaker each month and lunch will be served. Speakers for March program will be from Ballad Health Hospice. Please reserve a seat by 5p March 6. Limited seats available. Call 423-434-6237 for a seat. Super Salads With Homemade Dressings Cost: FREE Monday, March 19, 11a-12p Speaker: Elizabeth Renfro, Family & Consumer Science Agent, UT Extension Why settle for store-bought salad dressing when you can create your own with all the “good stuff” and none of the bad? Quick recipes for making your own dressings full of flavor and low in salt, sugar and unhealthy additives. Recipes and samples provided. Please pre-register by calling 423-434-6237 or stop by the front Seniors desk.

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Sports Happy Colon Means Happy Life! Cost: FREE Tuesday, March 20, 10-11 a Speaker: Holly Scheller, RN, Clinical Specialist, Franklin Woods Community Hospital Our mindset and lifestyle play a key role in the health of our colon. Focusing on prevention is important because of today’s fast paced world. Learn how to manage day-to-day stress, the benefits of good gut bacteria and the importance of colonoscopy screenings. Please pre-register by calling 423-434-6237 or sign up at the front desk.

Senior Basketball Each Monday 10a Cost: FREE Meet in the gym for pick-up games and shoot a-rounds

Blood Pressure Refresher Cost: FREE Thursday, March 22, 10-10:30a Speaker: Jeanne Clarke, RN The basics of blood pressure will be discussed including the new AHA guidelines, what the numbers mean and how to check your blood pressure at home. Nurses will be available before and after class to check your blood pressure and to make sure you are using your home monitor properly if you would like to bring your monitor in. Please pre-register by calling 423-434-6237.

Doubles Table Tennis Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30a-12p Cost: FREE Senior men’s and women’s doubles table tennis is a great way to keep your brain and body active.

Thyroid Disease Cost: FREE Monday, March 26, 12 – 1 p Speaker: Deepika Reddy Nallala, MD, Endocrinologist Your thyroid gland puts out hormones that are vital to a healthy body. Come, learn what affects your thyroid and learn about treatments for thyroid disorders. Please pre-register by calling 423-4346237. Diabetes Alert! Day Cost: FREE Tuesday, March 27, 10:30-11:30 a 9 out of 10 Americans most at risk for type 2 diabetes don’t know it. Stop by the lobby to take the Risk Test and learn more about this disease, how to prevent it and how to fight back to help transform lives. No registration required. Balance Screening Wednesday, March 28 1:00-3:00pm Cost: Free The Physical Therapy Department and their students will be here to do a balance screening. Please reserve your spot by registering at the front desk or calling 434-6237. Limited spots will be available.

Senior Billiards Monday-Saturday 7a-8p Cost: FREE Senior men and women are welcomed to play. There are four well maintained tables. All levels of experience are welcome.

Pickleball Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8-12a Each Tuesday and Thursday 10a-12p Cost: FREE Join in on the fun! This activity is a modified version of tennis. We play doubles. Senior League Golf Group Over the age of 50 and enjoy golf? EachTuesday and Thursday, weather permitting Tee times and locations vary. Contact Gil and Bobbie Dietz at 423-926-9824 for more information. Bowling League Holiday Lanes Please contact: Ann Deakins @ 423-213-5861 or Holiday lanes at 423-282-6521 for more information. Join us for lots of fun, exercise, and meet new friends. Must be 55 or older.


March Special Events

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THURSDAY

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8:30 Power Hour 9:30 Power Hour 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Community Service Project 7:00 Friday Night Dance – Limited Edition

3 – SATURDAY 1:15 “I am Home” at the McKinney Center Outing

5 10:00 Volunteer Training Session 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 1:00 Amateur Photography Club 2:00 Betty Hall One on One

12 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One

19 10:00 Plarn Making 11:00 Super Salads With Homemade Dressings 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One

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9:00 Hiking Meeting 9:30 Veteran’s Meet, Learn and Share 12:00 Thyroid Disease 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 6:15 Jonesborough Yarn Exchange Outing

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11:00 If You Don’t Snooze, You Lose 12:30 Amara Carberry One on One 1:00 Macular Degeneration 1:30 Amara Carberry One on One 2:00 Community Service Project 2:30 Mountain Dulcimer Lessons 6:00 Basics of Excel 6:30 Grief Support Gathering

13 9:00 Constituent Services 10:00 Bingo 12:30 Amara Carberry One on One 1:30 Amara Carberry One on One 2:00 Community Service Project 2:30 Mountain Dulcimer Lessons 6:00 Learning Excel Spreadsheets

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9:45 Hiking 101 Jacob’s Park 10:00 Happy Colon Happy Life 12:30 Amara Carberry One on One 1:30 Amara Carberry One on One 2:00 Community Service Project 2:30 Mountain Dulcimer Lessons 6:00 Storytellers Guild Outing 6:00 Using Excel create budget 6:30 Next Step Photography 6:30 Grief Support Gathering

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10:00 FTAAAD Public Hearing March 10:30 Diabetes Alert! Day 12:30 Amara Carberry One on One 1:30 Amara Carberry One on One 2:00 Community Service Project 2:30 Mountain Dulcimer Lessons

7 11:30 Cooking Healthy For 1 or 2 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 6:00 Writing your Stories using Microsoft Word Part 1

8 9:00 Estate Planning Clinic 10:00 Writer’s Circle 11:30 Dining to Know 3:00 Creative Card Making 4:00 JCSC Seniors on the Go travel meeting 5:00 Creative Card Making

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8:30 Power Hour 9:30 Power Hour 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Community Service Project 6:30 JC Grand Squares

10-SATURDAY 1:15 Jonesborough Rep. Theatre Outing

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8:30 Power Hour 9:30 Power Hour 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Community Service Project 7:00 Friday Night Dance-Kids Our Age

12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 1:00 The Film Club 6:00 Writing your Stories using Microsoft Word Part 2

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10:00 Astronomical Origins of the Holidays 10:00 Plarn Making 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 1:00 Genealogy Club 2:00 Betty Hall One on One

6:00 Writing your Stories using Microsoft Word Part 1

28 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 1:00 Balance Screening 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 6:00 Writing your Stories using Microsoft Word Part 2

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10:00 Blood Pressure Refresher 10:00 Writer’s Circle 1:00 Discover the Truth about Long-Term Care 6:00 Beginning to End…Canvas Creations

29 7:30 Hip Hikers-Warrior’s Path 10:00 “Try Us Out”

23 8:30 Power Hour 9:30 Power Hour 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Community Service Project 6:30 JC Grand Squares

30 8:30 Power Hour 9:30 Power Hour 10:00 Plarn Making 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Community Service Project


March 2018

Grandparents Corner

Grandparents Corner Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt March 29th 7:30p at MPCC Ages 13-12, Separate hunt for ages 5 & under. Participants are asked to bring their own flashlight.

Eat Smart Cooking Program Second Tuesday of each month 4-5p Ages Adults 18 and older. Please register in person at MPCC

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Ongoing Events

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March 2018

Ongoing Events MONDAY 7:00a to 8:00p Billiards Room Fitness Room 8:00 Pickleball 8:30 Fit and Toned 8:30 Blood Pressure Checks 9:30 Doubles Table Tennis 10:00 SilverSneakers® Classic 10:00 Senior Basketball 11:00 Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention 11:15 SilverSneakers® Classic Level 1 12:00 Qigong for Health 1:00 High Flyers Bowling @ Holiday Lanes 1:00 Musical Voices Practice 1:00 Hand & Foot Canasta 2:00 Open Bible Study 2:00 Challenge Square Dance 3:30 Line Dance with Martha 6:00 Ladies Monday Night Bridge Club

TUESDAY 7:00a to 8:00p Billiards Room Fitness Room 8:30 Blood Pressure Checks 9:00 Tri-Ominos 9:15 Zumba Zeniors 10:00 Heart Strings Instruments Jam Session 10:00 Pickleball 10:00 Open Game Room 11:45 Silver Sneakers® Yoga 12:00 Rummy 12:30 Mexican Train Dominoes 1:00 Pencil Drawing 1:00 SilverSneakers® Yoga 1:00 Golden Rollers Bowling @ Holiday Lanes 1:00 Let’s Play the Mountain Dulcimer 2:00 Needle and Fiber Arts 2:00 Beginner Spanish 3:00 Conversational Spanish 5:30 Scrabble Group

WEDNESDAY 7:00a to 8:00p Billiards Room Fitness Room 7:30 Fasting Blood Sugars 8:00 Pickleball 8:30 Blood Pressure Checks 8:30 Fit and Toned 9:30 Doubles Table Tennis 10:00 SilverSneakers® Classic 10:00 Bible Study 11:00 Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention 11:15 SilverSneakers® Classic Level 1 12:00 Qigong for Health 12:30 Acrylics 1:00 Adult Coloring 1:00 Pinochle 1:00 Partner Pass Pinochle 5:15 Ballroom Dance Practice 6:00 FUNdamentals of Yoga 6:30 Advanced Square Dance

THURSDAY 7:00a to 8:00p Billiards Room Fitness Room 8:00 Men’s Bible Study 8:30 Blood Pressure Checks 8:30 SilverSneakers® Yoga 9:15 Zumba Zeniors 9:30 German Conversation 10:00 Pickleball 10:00 Open Game Room 10:00 Senior Chorale 1:00 Rook 1:00 Ballroom Dancing 1:00 Golden Strikers Bowling @ Holiday Lanes 5:30 Dandy Line Dancers

FRIDAY 7:00a to 8:00p Billiards Room Fitness Room 8:00 Pickleball 8:30 Blood Pressure Checks 9:30 Doubles Table Tennis 10:00 SilverSneakers® Circuit 12:30 Ace of Clubs Duplicate Bridge 1:00 Mahjong 2:00 Open Craft Time

SATURDAY 8:30 Blood Pressure Checks


March 2018

Senior Lifestyles Connie Deegan, Nature Program Coordinator at Snakes of Northeast Tennessee event!

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Dance / Events

March 2018

Dance & Special Events Line Dance with Martha (Intermediate Level) Mondays 3:30 pm Instructor: Martha Davenport Cost $6 or SilverSneakers Discount Some line dance experience recommended. New dancers welcome. Interested in an absolute beginners line dance class? Contact Martha through email drmd72@hotmail.com for more information. Dandy Line Dancers (Advanced Line Dancing) Thursdays 5:30p Instructor: Martha Davenport Cost: FREE This is a volunteer group which not only practices during this time frame; they also go out into the community and perform

Johnson City Grand Squares Second and Fourth Fridays 6:30-8:30p Cost $6 New members welcome. Basic Shag Class 6-week series beginning April 5 - May 17 (group will not meet April 26) Instructor: Carl and Lana Edwards Cost: $18 (6 lessons included) Come learn the Carolina Shag without going to the beach! This class will be geared toward beginners interested in learning the basic steps. No partner needed.

New Program- “Try Us Out” Thursday March 29 10-11:45a Cost: Free Are you new to the center or want to know more about our programs that Challenge Square Dance we offer, then you don’t want to miss Mondays 2:00pm our “Try Us Out” session. This will be Cost: $6 a session to meet staff, find out what Join Don Williamson for this programs we offer, take a tour and challenging square dance class. Geared ask questions about the center and toward seniors, but all ages welcome its programs. You will also be given information about any new programs Ballroom Dance being offered in the next month. Light Wednesdays 5:15p refreshments will be served and some Cost: Free free try it out vouchers for certain Bring a partner or come alone. More classes will be given. Please register men are needed to join the group. with the front desk or call 434-6237 to reserve your spot. Advanced Square Dance Wednesdays 6:30-8:30p Silver Sneakers English Country Dance Performance Cost: $6 Tuesday, April 10 5:30-7p Instructor: Don Williamson Cost: Free for Silver Sneakers This is an advanced square dancing eligible members, $3 for non-eligible class so some experience is participants. Come out and see the recommended Sabine Hill Social Society perform an English Country Dance. English Ballroom Dance Practice Country dancing is slower paced than Thursdays 1p its cousin, Contra dancing, but uses a Cost: FREE wider variety of dance steps. A meal Come and enjoy an afternoon of will be served during the event. ballroom dancing

Friday Night Dance- Come dance the night away from 7:00-10:00p, MPCC Gym. Beverages will be served. Price is $5. (SilverSneakers® discount applies for those eligible). For special dances, the ticket price is slightly higher and will be advertised as such. March 2, 7-10p - Limited Edition

March 16, 7-10p - Kids Our Age

115 Woodlawn Drive • Johnson City, TN • (423) 975-0095


March 2018

Arts

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Arts/Crafts/Performing Arts Amateur Photography Club Cost: Free First Monday of the month 1-3p If you’re just starting out, or want to brush up on your skills, take field trips and photos then come and join us! Photo themes: March: Dogs, Cats, & Other Pets, April: The Real Deal Meal & Photographer’s Choice, May: Self Portrait. Next Step Photography Club Cost: Free Third Tuesday of each month at 6:30p If you have a Basic technical knowledge of your camera, a desire to learn and experience more, understand some of the creative control functions like aperture, shutter speed, composition, use of the manual settings on your camera and ready to delve deeper in to image creation and gain a broader knowledge of photography, then Next Step Photography is for you. Heart Strings Cost: Free Tuesdays 10a–12p Bring your instrument and join in this open group, playing a variety of songs including old hymns, bluegrass, country and folk music. Needle and Fiber Arts Cost: Free Tuesdays 2–5p A gathering of folks who are interested in the fiber arts. Bring your project to work on and share ideas and skills. Join this group to share and learn and enjoy the company of others while you work. Please clean up when you are finished and don’t store items at the Center. Acrylics Class Cost: $10 Wednesdays 12:30–2:30p Join “Art” Holsclaw, assisted by volunteer Chris Bryant, to paint and share. Designed for beginners or experienced painters. Registration deadline is Monday before each class. Feel free to come by and visit during class to see what it is all about and if you would like to sign up. Class is limited to 10 participants, ages 50+. Musical Voices Cost: Free Mondays 1- 3p Join this welcoming group if you desire to sing gospel music and share the joy of music with local nursing homes. Writer’s Circle Cost: Free Second & Fourth Thursdays 10a-12p Join this group to share ideas for writing better stories and share your own writings for discussion with group.

Open Craft Time Cost: Free Fridays 2-5p Take advantage of our beautiful creative space! Bring a project and work in the company of other crafters. Just clean up when you are finished and please don’t store items at the Center. Adult Coloring Group Cost: Free Wednesdays 1-2:30p Join the new trend in Adult Coloring! Bring your colored pencils, crayons, markers (or use ours) and relax and color in the company of friends and new friends. Coloring sheets will be provided or you can bring your own. Pencil Drawing Made Easy Instructor- Ann Whitson Cost: Free Tuesdays 1-2:30p Ongoing class in pencil drawing welcomes new members. We work on basic drawing skills and techniques, such as line, shape, shading and perspective, in a relaxed and encouraging atmosphere. Senior Chorale Cost: Free Thursdays 10a – 12p Join this lively group who loves to sing a variety of songs including show tunes and popular songs. This group is led by Cherry Smith. The group is open to anyone who is looking for a low stress, less demanding group with which to perform. No audition required. Piano Lessons Instructor: Wreatha Terry Cost: $15 per 30 min lesson Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday We are now offering private piano lessons! Wreatha is a retired PhD music professor and will be offering her talents here at the center. Classes will be scheduled Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:00, 8:45, 9:30, 10:15, 11:00 and 11:45am and Thursday at 8:00 and 8:45am. All level of abilities are welcome – beginners to advanced. All ages are welcome. Great opportunity for home schooled children. Mountain Dulcimer Lessons Instructor: Willis Jones Cost: $15 for four sessions Tuesday March 6, 13, 20, 27 2:30-3:30p Learn to play the old time mountain Dulcimer with Willis Jones! Please bring an instrument that is ready to play. This one hour session is for those who are interested in learning, have questions about the dulcimer or are very rusty in their playing technique

Let’s Play the Mountain Dulcimer Leader: Willis Jones Tuesday March 6, 13, 20, 27 1-2:30p • Cost: Free This 1 ½ hour session is for those who are wanting to fine tune their skills and get together with other people who want to play a tune or two. Please bring an instrument that is ready to play. This is a volunteer group who may play out in the community Creative Card Making Instructor: Chyrl McLaughlin Cost: $7 Thursday, March 8, 3-4:30p Thursday, March 8, 5-6:30p AN ALTERNATE TIME IS NOW OFFERED (making same cards as the 3p class) Come learn card making skills and you’ll never have to buy another card from the store! This month we will be making all occasion cards. All supplies will be furnished. You will learn stamping, cutting, punches, embossing, and more! This month we will focus on Birthday cards. Don’t delay, seats are limited! Please register by March 6 “Plarn” Making Instructor: Jessica Statzer Cost: Free Monday March 19, Wednesday March 21 and Friday March 30 10-11a Jessica is a Milligan occupational therapy student and wants to introduce you to a new trend in the needle and fiber arts. Come and learn how to make yarn out of plastic bags. You may even learn to crochet with plarn. This can be used to make a bag or a rug. The bags will be provided, but if you have some to share, please bring them. Please register at the front desk to reserve your spot. It is not imperative that you attend all sessions but we are sure that once you get started, you will want to. Beginning to End….Canvas Creations Thursday, March 22 6-8p • Cost: $8 No talent required! Join instructor Charline Hughes as she walks you through creating a canvas you will be proud to display in your home. Learn fundamental skills including how to add shadows, depth and dimension. This is a make and take class. All supplies will be furnished. Seats are limited, please register at the front desk. Community Service Project! Can you sew? If so, WE NEED YOU! Each Tuesday and Friday in March 2-4p Cost: Free We have had donations made of both material and batting made to the center. In an effort to give back to the community, we want to be a blessing to an area nonprofit by sewing pet beds. Sewing machines will be set up and all supplies will be made available to make them. These will be donated to a local shelter.


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Pool Schedule / Games

Pool Schedule Lap Pool Schedule: Lap Swim Teens, Adults and Seniors M-F 7-8:30a, 11:30a-1:30p; M-W-F 7-8:45p; Sat 11a-1p Cost: $2 per session or $30 per month (Free to Silver Sneaker® participants) Need time to swim? Whether your choice is swimming laps, aqua jogging, or just doing your ow thing, we have a time slot to fit your needs. Senior Lap Swim M-F 1:30-3:30p Cost: $2 per session or $30 per month (Free to Silver Sneaker® participants) Our senior lap times are offered to individuals 55 years of age and older Water Aerobics Teens, Adults and Seniors Instructor: Heidi Perry M-W-F 9-10a Cost: $3 per session or $25 per month Enjoy a shallow water class which combines cardiovascular work, muscle toning, balance and core work in a fun environment. No swimming skills are needed and all equipment is provided. A doctor’s clearance is required before participating in the class. Power Walking Adults and Seniors Instructor: Heidi Perry M-W-F 10-11a Cost: $3 per session or $25 per month This shallow water locomotion class is perfect for those who need a workout but require a low impact program. A doctor’s clearance is advised before participating in the class. All equipment is provided. Evening Aerobics Adults and Seniors Instructor: Heidi Perry T &Th 6-7p Cost: $3 per session or $25 per month Enjoy a shallow water class which combines cardiovascular work, muscle toning, balance and core work in a fun environment. No swimming skills are needed and all equipment is provided. A doctor’s clearance is required before participating in the class. Aqua Mix Aerobics Teens, Adults and Seniors Instructor: Kim McLeod

March 2018

Games T &Th 9-10a; Sat 9:15-10:15a Cost: $3 per session or $25 per month Looking for a challenging workout? This class is a mix of shallow end and deep end aerobics. While in the deep end floatation belts are used to keep you afloat while doing exercises. The focus is on toning, cardiovascular strength, endurance and core work. No swimming skills are needed. A doctor’s clearance is required before participating in the class. Cardio Waves Teens, Adults and Seniors Instructor: Kim McLeod M-W-F 6-7p Cost: $3 per session or $25 per month This is a high intensity water aerobics program geared towards individuals who are looking to push their limits! All equipment is provided. Therapy Pool Schedule: Adult Only Open Therapy Adults & Seniors M-W-F 7-10a; T & Th 7-11a; M-W-F 6-8:45p; Sat 9-11a Cost: $2 per visit or $25 per month (Free to Silver Sneaker® participants) An adult only time for therapy that you can engage in activities of your choice to fit your therapeutic needs. This pool is for low impact swimming. You will not be allowed to jump, splash or make big waves. Silver Sneakers® Splash Seniors Instructor: Heidi Perry T & Th 11:45a-12:45p Cost: $3 per class (Free to Silver Sneaker® participants) A fun low impact program geared toward senior citizens looking to improve the quality of their social life and physical well-being. Arthritis Class Adults & Seniors Instructor: Heidi Perry T & Th 11-11:40a Cost: $3 per class This class will help you get your gears moving, not grinding in the morning with an expertly tailored workout. Arthritis class is instructed by an American Arthritis Foundation certified instructor. All equipment is provided. A doctor’s note is required but you are welcome to try a class without the note and bring one to the next session.

Bingo Tuesday, March 13 10a Sponsored by Agape Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Pinochle Wednesdays 1p Cost: FREE A trick taking card game for four

Hand & Foot Canasta Monday 1p Cost: FREE Come and play this card game. If you don’t know how, no worries, they will teach you how.

Partner Pass Pinochle Wednesdays, 1p Cost: FREE Open to all skill levels. This game is single deck Pinochle, with a fun twist that provides players with potentially better hands when compared to the traditional “kitty” or “play what your dealt” games. We play in a fun and relaxed atmosphere and are willing to teach the game.

Ladies Monday Night Bridge Club Mondays 6p Cost: FREE Like to play bridge? This is the place for you. Tri-Ominos Tuesdays, 9:00a-12:00p Cost: Free Come join this new group Rummy Tuesdays, 12-4p Cost: FREE This group not only plays classic rummy, they also enjoy different varieties of the game.

Rook Thursdays 1p Cost: FREE Rook is a challenging trick taking game played with a special deck of cards and a special group of people. Please join us!

Ace of Clubs Duplicate Bridge Mexican Train Dominoes Fridays 12:30p Tuesdays 12:30p If you enjoy playing Cost: FREE bridge, but haven’t tried This fun loving group duplicating bridge. Join would love to play this the fun! game with you or teach you how to play. You Mahjong will leave having made Fridays 1p new friends Cost: FREE Scrabble Group Tuesdays 5:30p Cost: FREE Come join this group who loves to test their spelling with the luck of the draw of tiles. The more the merrier. Dictionaries are provided.


Fitness Focus

March 2018

Fitness Focus Fit & Toned Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30a • Cost: $2 Instructor: Pam Gervais One hour class that includes cardio endurance, strength, flexibility and balance challenges. Silver Sneakers® Circuit Fridays, 10a • Cost: $3 (Free for Silver Sneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Lauren Fowler This class is designed to increase cardiovascular endurance and improve strength. This is a low impact class which offers upper body strengthening. Participant should possess consistent skills in agility, coordination and balance. Silver Sneakers® Classic Mondays and Wednesdays, 10a • Cost: $3 (Free for Silver Sneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Lauren Fowler Increase muscular strength, range of movement and practice activities for daily living. Silver Sneakers® Classic Level 1 Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:15a Cost: $3 (Free for Silver Sneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Lauren Fowler This class is designed for individuals who enjoy a smaller class size with more attention from the instructor. Classic Level 1 features a slower pace than other Silver Sneakers® classes. Increase muscular strength, range of movement and practice activities for daily living. Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Mondays and Wednesdays, 11a Cost will be $5 per class (50% discount for SilverSneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Tonya Van Hook Tai Chi for Arthritis is an evidence-based, low-impact Tai Chi form modified for seniors. It has been shown to reduce pain and stiffness associated with arthritis while improving strength, range of motion, and balance thereby reducing the risk of falling. Classwork includes gentle stretching, breath work, focus on body alignment, and slow, controlled movement. With adjustments the exercises are appropriate for individuals of all physical conditions and can be done seated in a chair. Qigong Mondays and Wednesdays, Noon Cost will be $5 per class (50% discount for SilverSneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Tonya Van Hook Qigong is a part of traditional Chinese medicine that includes easy to learn, gentle, flowing movements that stimulate the meridian system of the body and promote relation and mindfulness. Class work also includes warmups, gentle stretching of all the major joints, and breath work.

Evidence-based studies show that Qigong practice can improve a wide variety of chronic health conditions including heart disease, diabetes, MS, and Parkinson’s disease, while reducing stress and promoting emotional health and mental function. With adaptations this class is appropriate for everyone regardless of physical limitations and can be done seated in a chair. Silver Sneakers® Yoga Tuesdays, 11:45a and 1p, Thursdays, 8:30a Cost: $2 (Free for Silver Sneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Judy Jackson Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. FUNdamentals of Yoga Wednesdays, 6p • Cost: $5 Instructor: Carrie Maggard Learn proper alignment, poses, breathing and more all while having FUN! This is a safe environment to empower, educate and inspire you to live healthier and happier lives. Designed with beginners and older adults in mind but all are welcome to enjoy this restorative practice. Open Game Room Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-11a Cost: Free Join us in the Game Room and learn how to use our interactive fitness equipment including the tWall, EyePlay, and Wii. Zumba Zeniors Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:15a • Cost: $3 Instructor: LeAnna Lawson LeAnna is a licensed Zumba instructor who will provide a low impact Zumba class designed for beginners of all ages and active older adults. Come enjoy this fun way to increase your daily activity. Even if you have never done Zumba before, you will want to try out this class. Power Hour Fridays, 8:30-9:30a • Cost: $2 Instructor: Lauren Fowler This class will focus on building muscular strength and endurance. Exercises will be performed with weights and other resistance training equipment. Keep It Moving A supervised exercise program for individuals who have finished Cardiac Rehab, Physical Therapy or been told by your physician that you need to exercise but don’t know how. This program serves as the next step in your progression in establishing a safe, independent exercise program. This program requires a referral from a medicalprofessional. This is an ideal program for the individual who is facing total joint replacement both before surgery and after finishing post-surgical physical therapy.Please contact Deb Fogle at 434-6231 for more information.

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Senior Lifestyles

March 2018

If your address changes, please call us and let us know! Johnson City Senior Center at Memorial Park Community Center 510 Bert Street • Johnson City, Tennessee 37601 (423) 434-6237 Hours of Operation: Senior Service Reception Desk: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Memorial Park Community Center: Monday-Friday 7am-9pm Saturday 9am-5pm

Grief Support If you or someone you know needs grief support, please attend one of our support groups.

We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm at the Memorial Park Community Center.

510 Bert St • Johnson City, TN 37601

Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City Ray Stamper’s Poetry Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. For Ray Stamper, writing poetry is second nature. His interest began at a young age publishing his first book in 1958 at 27 years old. From then on, Ray has been able to use his feelings and emotions to create words of beauty. He has completed 2 additional books since then. We believe creativity may run in the family as his granddaughter, Deanna Steinle, published a children’s book in 2015. We are truly blessed that this family has chosen to share this wonderful talent with our community.

Honoring God Through Service to Seniors • Assisted Living & Memory Care • All-Inclusive Monthly Rates • Caring compassionate 24/7 nurses and caregivers • Complete array of in-house services and amenities

Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City E x p e r i e n c e a t r a di t i on of c ar ing.

(423) 282-1521 • MorrisBaker.com

2412 Knob Creek Rd. • Johnson City • (423) 930-9001 www.DominionJohnsonCity.com

March senior newsletter 2018  
March senior newsletter 2018