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Senior Lifestyles Volume LXXVIIII NO. 63

August 2019

SUMMER FUN at the Senior Center!

Hikers / Walkers Page 3

Healthy Living Page 7

Arts, Crafts & Performing Arts Page 13

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JCSC Foundation News We want to welcome our new members to the Johnson City Senior Center Foundation Board: Barbara Block and Teresa Treadway. We are excited to have you as part of our team and thank you for your willingness to serve. On August 12th, Seniors Night - Look for the Johnson City Senior Center table at the entrance to the JC Cardinals baseball park to receive a free ticket to the game for the first 200 seniors and information about the Johnson City Senior Center Foundation and the vital role they play in our center. How does the Foundation help the Johnson City Senior Center? They provide financial support for having our Health Activities Coordinator and nurse, Jeanne Clarke; provide funds to support our fellowship grant program for low income seniors; provide funds for several of our charter trips; provide funds for center programs; Christmas boxes for low income seniors; and fundraising for the Johnson City Senior Center. If you would like more information about the Foundation, please talk to pone of our staff. Thank you to our present sponsors of our upcoming pickleball tournament. Please let us know if you would like to help sponsor this tournament.

August 2019

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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.

Congregate Meals will be served from 12:00-12:15 for those who have registered. At 12:15 continuing until 12:25 if there is food available, it will be served to those who did not register but have shown up to eat lunch. Please register in advance to ensure your meal!

August 2019

Hiking, Walkers & Talkers

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Walkers & Talkers* Sycamore Shoals Trail, Elizabethton, TN (Ages 50+) Cost: $1 Wednesday, August 14, 9:30a This is a gravel walking trail located at the Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton, TN. Nice scenic trail along Watauga River with benches and history tid-bits along the way. Sycamore Shoals is a place that has witnessed history unfold. A park ranger will provide historical insights of the fort. We will complete our hike through the tall trees that line the paths and the Watauga River as it runs peacefully along beside of you. The trail is smooth, well maintained, and gentle. This trail is rated as easy and is a 2 mile loop. Transportation van from MPCC and carpooling; returning to MPCC by 1:00p.

Hiking 101* Warriors Path State Park, Lake Shore Loop, Kingsport, TN (Ages 50+) Cost: $1 Tuesday, August 13, 7:30a Walk through a pine and hardwood forests down to the Doe River and the entrance of the Doe River Gorge. The trail is two loops that total 2.5 miles. The trail does have some elevation gain and rocks but is generally considered easy. Transportation van from MPCC and carpooling if needed; returning to MPCC by 2:00p.

Clarks Creek Recreation Area, Sill Branch & Pine Ridge Waterfalls, Erwin, TN (Ages 50+) Cost: $1 Tuesday, August 27, 7:30a Clarks Creek Recreation Area is a secluded backcountry cove nestled in the Bald Mountains. The falls are beautiful, and well-worth the short hike. Still Branch is a 2.0 mile loop that is an easy hike that features a waterfall, and Pine Ridge Falls is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. You will get a beautiful and peaceful view of the gorgeous waterfalls. Transportation van from MPCC and carpooling if needed; returning to MPCC by 1:00p.

Hip on the Trail Again!

Hip Hikers* AT-@Camp Creek to Allen Gap, Greeneville, TN (Ages 50+) Cost: $0 Thursday, August 8, 7:30a Hike from Camp creek to Allen Gap on the AT. The hike is an out and back for a total of 6.5 miles with a moderate elevation. The trail is rated as intermediate and is in the Viking Mountain area with views of Greeneville and the North Carolina Mountains. Carpooling from MPCC; returning to MPCC by 3:00p. AT/Creeper Trail via Hwy 58-Lost Mountain, Damascus, VA (Ages 50+) Cost: $0 Thursday, August 22, 7:30a Hike from Creek Junction off the Creeper Trail to Lost Mountain shelter on the AT. This will be a challenging hike with elevation gain. The hike is 6.2 miles out and back. Bring a snack or light lunch and plenty of water. Carpooling; returning to MPCC by 3:00p.

Flatwoods Horse Trail, Holston Mountain, Buff City, TN (Ages 50+) Cost: $2 Thursday, August 29, 7:30a The trail follows the base of the Holston Mountain and is rated as moderate with some rocky terrain and steep hills but no major elevation changes. The hike is 5.4 miles and is a point to point with a shuttle. Bring a snack or light lunch and plenty of water. Transportation van from MPCC and carpooling; returning to MPCC by 2:00p. Preparation is the key to success! Remember to use your Hiking Checklist to pack for each trip. If you do not have a checklist, please contact the front desk to receive one.

Hip Hikers Group Photo

Learning, Computers

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Lifelong Learning Conversational Spanish (Ages 50+) Mondays, 2-3p Cost: Free Instructor: Alberto Ceffalo If you have some knowledge of Spanish, would like to learn more, or refresh your speaking skill. Mr. Ceffalo was a language instructor at ETSU, Milligan and NE State. Please Pre-register. Introduction to French (Ages 18+) Wednesdays, 10:00a-11:30a 8 Week Series beginning July 10-August 28 Cost: Free Instructor: Lise Spaller Come join our fun new class if you are interested in learning the French language and about French culture from a native French speaker from Paris and former teacher. Pre-registration is required before first class. Registration will close after July 10. Level 1 French (Ages 18+) Wednesdays, 11:30a-1:00p 8 week series beginning July 10-August 28 Cost: Free Instructor: Lise Spaller Level 1 French is recommended for those participants that completed the Introduction to French series. Participants will continue to be immersed in French culture and language. Pre-registration is required before first class. Registration will close after July 10. Level 2 French (Ages 18+) Wednesdays, 1:00a-2:30p 8 week series beginning July 10-August 28 Cost: Free Instructor: Lise Spaller Level 2 French is recommended for those participants that completed the Introduction to French series and Level 1 French. Participants will continue to be immersed in French culture and language. Pre-registration is required before first class. Registration will close after July 10. Johnson City German Club (Ages 18+) Thursdays, 10a-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. and see for yourself. Genealogy Club (Ages 50+) Third Wednesday of every month Wednesday, August 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 Preregister. Power of Attorney for Healthcare (Ages 50+) 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 without 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 4346229 to set up an appointment.

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Computers Open Computer Lab (Ages 18+) 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

Betty Hall – One-on-One (Adults 50+) Cost $15 – 1.5 hour class Call for Appointment information Computers, Laptops, Mobile Phones, iPhone, Samsung and Smartphones. iPads, all Tablets. Macbook Pro, Chromebooks. Please bring device, prepay and register.

Need help purchasing a computer, laptop, MacBook Pro, cell phone, iPad or a tablet? Call 423-434-6229 for assistance in choosing the right one for you.

The READYS! – Emergency Preparedness Monday, August 12 10a Cost: Free Instructor: Kathleen Collins, TN Department of Health Emergency preparedness training that is applicable to everyone. The training’s focus is on creating a personal emergency plan and having the supplies on hand to survive disaster or emergency. Planning for people with access and function needs will also be discussed. Each participant will receive a free emergency go-bag and we will have a door prize giveaway. Please Pre-register. Healthcare and Your Retirement (Ages 50+) Thursday, August 22 10:30a Cost: Free Instructor: David Beerman This program will take a look at some of the key points of retirement and finances. Some of the topics will include: important dates regarding Medicare, a review of healthcare costs and how they are paid for and by whom, Healthcare Power of Attorneys and Advance Directives, and budgeting to prepare for your healthcare. Please Pre-register. Medicare Fraud (Ages 50+) Tuesday, August 27 10:30a Instructor: Harley Jeter Cost: Free TN SHIP Volunteer Program Coordinator, Harley Jeter will be presenting on SMP(Senior Medicare Patrol) Medicare Fraud. The class session will have information on the most recent frauds, what to do in a fraud case, and how to prevent it. Come join us to learn more. Please Pre-register. Coming in September! Photographic Journey with Ron Zucker Northwest Naturally (Ages 18+) Wednesday, September 11 1:00p Cost: Free Please join Dr. Ron Zucker on a multimedia trip to America’s Northwest. We will be visiting Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Glacier, North Cascades, Olympic, Crater Lake, Redwoods, Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks as well as some other interesting points of interest. Please Pre-register.

“ Active seniors enjoying a rafting excursion down the Watauga River”

August 2019

Outings, Travel Corner

Travel Corner

Outings Horn in the West Show in Boone, NC (Ages 50+) Thursday, August 1 Load time 2:45p, Leave MPCC at 3:00p, return approx. 12:00a Cost: $45 for Charter bus, ticket and family style dinner at the Dan’l Boone Inn Horn in the West brings to life the famous frontiersman Daniel Boone and the hardy mountain settlers of the Blue Ridge Mountains in their struggle to preserve their freedom during the years before and during the War for Independence. The drama highlights those settlers who came to the region seeking freedom and escape from British tyranny. Dr. Geoffrey Stuart, a prominent British physician, comes to the Colony of Carolina to study the dreaded disease smallpox, bringing his wife, Martha, and their teenage son, Jack.  Through hardship and danger, house-raising and romance, the ties that bind the Stuart family and the small pioneer community grow.  Dr. Stuart finds himself a respected leader in this hidden mountain community but has to resolve his conflicted feelings of loyalty to the Crown and his family’s sympathy for the Regulators and their fight for American independence source: Limited seats, No Refunds. Bus sponsored by the JCSC Foundation.

event “D-Day 75th Anniversary “  The event focuses upon the American Soldier as he lands on the beaches of Normandy, Jun 6th, 1944 as part of “Operation Overlord”, the Allied invasion of Europe during WWII.    Through living history encampments, demonstrations, lectures and displays, the educational objective of the event is to honor those that lived, fought and died during one of the of the most difficult moments of American and world history. We will board the bus to return to the Center at 12:15p. Please Pre-register.

due by August 12. Payment for Amelia Island/ St. Augustine/Jacksonville trip is due in full by August 28. If interested in joining one of these trips, please check at the senior desk to see if there is still space available. Meet and Greet for those already registered on the Cape Cod trip will be August 22 at 3:00 pm. Call or stop by the Senior Services desk for information about travel with JCSC Seniors on the Go!

ETSU Bucs Football Game vs Virginia Military Institute Saturday, September 14 leave MPCC at 6:30p return approx. 9:30 Cost $21 This is the 50th Anniversary of the outstanding 1969 team VMI is coming off of 2 dismal seasons finishing 0---11 in 2017 and 1—9 in 2018. The cadets from Virginia are supposed to be a vastly improved football team and Could give the Bucs a shock if they are not ready to play!! ETSU Bucs Football Game vs Austin Peay Saturday, September 21; leave MPCC at 6:30p return approx. 9:30p Cost $21 This is the Hall of Fame game and Family week end. Austin Peay had an outstanding year in 2018 and looking for another in 2019 Austin Peay defeated Morehead State at home 78---40 Tn State—49---34 Tn Tech—41---10 Murray State—48---23

Tour of the National Weather Service in Morristown Wednesday, August 21 Leave MPCC at 9:30a, lunch at 11:00, tour at 12:30p, return approx. 3p Cost: $4 for transportation We will take a guided tour of the outside and inside of the facility and see how they use their computers to make the forecasts. We will also learn about weather safety and where to find our weather info on the internet. Lunch will be on your own at Hillbilly’s Cabin Restaurant in Morristown. Please Pre-register.

Coming in October! Dolly Parton’s Stampede Senior Day Tuesday, October 1 Leave MPCC at 10:30a, return approx. 6:00p Cost: $42 (includes, show, meal and transportation) Join us for a trip to Dolly Part Stampede for Senior Day. Filled with friendly North and South competition, thrilling horse riding stunts, spectacular special effects, phenomenal musical productions plus a mouth-watering four-course feast complete with a delicious dessert! Please register by September 24. Limited seats, no refunds.

A Walk in Their Boots – D-Day 75th Anniversary at Sycamore Shoals Saturday, August 31 Leave MPCC at 9:30a, return approx. 12:30p Cost: $1 for transportation A Walk in Their Boots presents a living history

You are invited to join your friends on August 8 at 3:00 pm for the monthly JCSC Seniors on the Go travel meeting. We will enjoy a cold glass of lemonade as we talk travel. Gary Lyon is planning to go to Italy next year! He has invited his friends (which includes you!) to tag along. He has left information at the Senior Services desk if Italy is on your bucket list. Deadlines are near for the fall trips. Final payment for the Atlanta Braves Baseball doubleheader is

Coming September!

Tennessee Riverboat Co. Luncheon Cruise (Ages 50+) Wednesday, August 14 Leave MPCC at 9a, return approx. 4p Cost: $36 Enjoy a beautiful day outside with your friends and enjoy a great lunch while cruising the river in Knoxville! The lunch cruise includes a wonderful buffet, 1.5 hour cruise and either a narration from the Captain or Entertainment from one of our local entertainers. The cost covers transportation, boat ride, lunch and gratuity. Limited seating, no refunds.

Appalachian Fair Thursday, August 22 Leave MPCC at 4p, return approx. 8p Cost: $2 for transportation, $4 admission at the gate Come join us on Senior Night at one of the best “county fairs” in the state of Tennessee. Bring $4 to pay at the gate. Please register by August 21.

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ETSU Bucs football game vs Wofford Saturday, October 5th; leave MPCC at 2:30p Return Approx. 5:30 Cost $ 26 Wofford had an outstanding season in 2018 with a 9---4 regular season And a 6---2 conference in addition ;defeated ELON in the 1st round Of NCAA/FCS ---lost to KENNESAW in second round. Looks like a great game is brewing for 2019!!!

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Senior Lifestyles

August 2019

Healthy Living, Games

August 2019

Healthy Living


Food Assistance for Seniors/SNAP Survey (50+) Monday, August 5, 11a-12p Cost: FREE Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee needs help from seniors in our community! They will be in our senior lobby conducting a survey about access, awareness/ knowledge and stigma related to SNAP/Food Assistance for seniors. The hope is to use this information from the True/False survey to identify barriers and hear input from the community. They can also answer any questions you may have about SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). No registration necessary. Just stop by the lobby.

Hand & Foot Canasta (Ages 50+) Monday 1p Cost: FREE Come and play this card game. If you don’t know how, no worries, they will teach you how.

Foods that Fight Inflammation (18+) Tuesday, August 6, 1-2p Cost: FREE Speakers: Crystal Woods, RDN, LDN, Ballad Health & Elizabeth Hall, RDN, LDN, Food City One of the best ways to fight inflammation lies not in the medicine cabinet but in your refrigerator. Learn which foods promote inflammation and which help to fight it. Learn practical tips and recipes for including more of these anti-inflammatory foods in your diet. Please call 423-434-6237 to preregister. Free Fasting Blood Sugar Screening (18+) Wednesday, August 7, 7:45-9:45a Cost: FREE Stop by the nurse’s station for a free blood sugar check (done by fingerstick). For best results, do not eat or drink anything except water 8-12 hours prior to testing. Jeanne can check your blood sugar at other times by appointment. Get the Facts about Cataracts (18+) Tuesday, August 13 1-2p Cost: FREE Speaker: Deana Morganstern, COA, Patient Surgical Counselor, Johnson City Eye Clinic Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss among those 55 and older. The clouding of the eye’s lens can create blurry, dull or brownish vision. Learn what symptoms to watch for and the latest advances in cataract surgery. Please call 423-4346237 to pre-register. Vein, Vein, Go Away (18+) Monday, August 19 12-1p Cost: FREE Speaker: Randall Towne, MD, FACC, Medical Director, The Vein Company As we age, so do our veins and some people notice signs of venous disease like varicose veins, spider veins, pain or swelling in their legs. Dr. Towne will discuss causes, symptoms and complications of various vein conditions as well as highly effective, minimally invasive treatments. Please call 423-434-6237 to pre-register. Better Blood Sugars in 30 Days (18+) Thursday, August 22, 1-2p Cost: FREE

Speaker: Teri Hurt, RN, CDE, Diabetes Program Manager, Ballad Health Small steps can lead to BIG improvements in your blood sugar control. Whether you have had diabetes for years or have just found out you have prediabetes, join us for practical tips, smarter carb choices and lifestyle changes that can improve your health for years to come. Please call 423-434-6237 to pre-register. Healthy Grocery Store Tour (18+) Cost: FREE Wednesday, August 28, 5—6p Location: Food City, State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City, TN Join Food City dietitian Elizabeth Hall, RDN, LDN for a tour focusing on reading food labels and making healthy choices. Meet in the café at the State of Franklin store. CVD Appalachia Conference Friday, August 30, 8a-5p Cost: FREE Location: Holiday Inn, Johnson City, TN This conference will focus on prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases in Central Appalachia. Notable speakers on a variety of heart health topics as well as poster presentations, complimentary breakfast, lunch and snacks. For more information or to register, go to conference.php or contact: Amy M. Poole, MS, Project Coordinator at (423) 845-4021. *If

interested in transportation from the Johnson City Senior Center to this event, please register for transportation only at the senior desk or by calling 423-434-6237 by August 23. Minimum number required in order for us to offer transportation.

Ask a Nurse (50+) Cost: FREE If you have a health question, would like more information about your medication, lab result or a health condition, feel free to stop in and ask the nurse. We can discuss your diabetes or other chronic condition or dietary concerns. Available as drop in or by appointment by calling 423-4346235. COMING IN SEPTEMBER Savvy Caregiver Workshop Sept 19th – Oct 24th – 6 consecutive Thursdays, 1:30-3:30p Care Around the Block will be offering a free workshop for caregivers of individuals with dementia. More information to come. Diabetes Prevention Series ~ You Can Change Your Future; We Can Help! Beginning September 30 on Mondays, 5:306:30p This interactive, evidence based program will help you stay on track with nutrition and fitness goals and make gradual, healthy changes with the support you need for lasting results. Led by a trained lifestyle coach, participants who are at high risk of diabetes will learn how to lower their blood sugars, lose weight and lower their risk of developing diabetes. Stay tuned for more info!

Ladies Monday Bridge Club (Ages 50+) Mondays 1p Cost: FREE Like to play bridge? This is the place for you. Rummy (Ages 50+) Tuesdays, 12-4p Cost: FREE This group not only plays classic rummy, they also enjoy different varieties of the game. Mexican Train Dominoes (Ages 50+) Tuesdays 12:30p Cost: FREE This fun loving group would love to play this game with you or teach you how to play. You will leave having made new friends Scrabble Group (Ages 50+) 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.

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Chess Club (18+) Wednesdays, 1p Cost: FREE Open to all skill levels. Come join our new group. Rook (Ages 50+) 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! Beginner Bridge Fridays, 10 a Cost: FREE Come play with this informal group. Ace of Clubs Duplicate Bridge (Ages 50+) Fridays 12:30p If you enjoy playing bridge, but haven’t tried duplicate bridge. Join the fun! Mah-jongg (Ages 50+) Fridays 1p Cost: FREE Mah-jongg is a tile-based game similar to gin rummy. The object of the game is to collect winning sets of these domino like tiles. Bingo Tuesday, August 20 11a Sponsored by Visiting Angels

Pinochle (Ages 50+) Wednesdays 1p Cost: FREE A trick taking card game for four Chess Club

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August Special Events

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10:00 As the Page Turns 3:00 Horn in the West Outing

10:00 Volunteer Meeting 11:00 Food Assistance/SNAP Survey


9:30 Group bike ride on the Tweetise Trail 10:00 “Try Us Out”


7:45 Fasting Blood Sugar Checks 10:00 Introduction to French (Session 5 of 8)

11:30 Horseshoes 11:30 Level 1 French (Session 5 1:00 Foods that Fight Inflammation of 8) 6:30 Grief Support Gathering

1:00 Level 2 French (Session 5 of 8)




12:00 Shuffle Board 1:00 Intro to Watercolor

7:30 Hiking 101 Warrior Path Lake Loop 9:00 Constituent Services 11:30 Horseshoes 1:00 Get the Facts about Cataracts” 19th “12:00 Vein, Vein, Go Away”

8:30 Outshine Fitness 7:00 Friday Night Dance-Limited Edition

12:00 The Northeast Tennessee Multiple Myeloma Support Group

12:00 Shuffle Board 1:00 Amateur Photography Club 1:30 Video-History of European Art

10:00 The READY’S


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Don’t Forget to Check in on the Touchscreen – Your Attendance is Important to Us!

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9:00 TN Riverboat Outing 9:30 Walkers & Talkers Sycamore Shoals Trail 10:00 Introduction to French (Session 6 of 8)





7:30 Hip Hikers AT-Camp Creek to 8:30 Outshine Fitness Allen Gap 10:00 Writer’s Circle 1:00 Stained Glass 12:30 Collage Method 3:00 Creative Card Making 3:00 JCSC Seniors on the Go 6:30 JC Grand Squares 3:00 Learn to Play the Ukulele

8:30 Outshine Fitness

1:00 Plogging at MPCC 12:30 Pottery

1:00 The Art of Papermaking 7:00 Friday Night Dance-Kids Our Age

11:30 Level 1 French (Session 6 of 8) 1:00 Level 2 French (Session 6 of 8)

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12:00 Shuffle Board 1:00 Crochet 6:00 p Ladies Selt Defense Class



6:30 Next Step Photography Club 6:30 Grief Support Gathering

9:30 National Weather Service Outing 10:00 Introduction to French (Session 7 of 8) 11:30 Level 1 French (Session 7 of 8) 12:30 Watauga Raft Trip 1:00 Level 2 French (Session 7 of 8) 1:00 Genealogy Club



9:30 Group bike ride on the Tweetise Trail 11:00 Bingo 11:30 Horseshoes

7:30 Hiking 101-Clark Creek Recreation Area-Sill Falls 10:30 Medicare Fraud 11:30 Horseshoes

10:00 Introduction to French (Session 8 of 8) 11:30 Level 1 French (Session 8 of 8) 1:00 Level 2 French (Session 8 of 8) 1:30 Video- History of Impressionism 5:00 Healthy Grocery Store Tour


7:30 Hip Hikers AT-Creeper trail to Lost Mountain 10:00 Writer’s Circle 10:00 Brain Games 10:30 Healthcare and Your Retirement 12:30 Pottery 1:00 Better Blood Sugars in 30 Days 3:00 Learn to Play the Ukulele 3:00 Canvas Creations 3:00 Cape Cod Meet & Greet 4:00 Appalachian Fair Outing


7:30 Hip Hikers Flatwoods Horse Trail 12:30 Collage Method 1:00 Plogging at Willow Springs 5:00 Canvas Creations


8:30 Outshine Fitness 1:00 Stained Glass 1:00 The Art of Papermaking 6:30 JC Grand Squares


8:00 CVD Appalachia Conference (Offsite) 8:30 Outshine Fitness

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9:30 Walk in Their Boots Outing

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Volunteers, Groups & Meetings

Groups & Meetings

Weekly Bible Study Opportunities Mondays at 2p (Ages 50+) Join us for this open discussion Bible study. Share what you have learned throughout the years. Wednesdays at 10a (Ages 50+) For each month an area clergyman leads a four-week Bible study. Thursdays at 8a (Ages 50+) Men’s Bible Study.

Constituent Services (Ages 50+) 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: • 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 As the Page Turns (Book Club): (Ages 50+) 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: August: Room by Emma Donoghue September: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Writer’s Circle (Ages 50+) 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. Washington County S.A.L.T. Council The Washington County S.A.L.T. Council (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) meet on a quarterly basis. The next meeting will be held at the Jonesborough Senior Center and will be in September. The Tennessee Department of Health will be presenting on Emergency Preparedness. The Northeast Tennessee Multiple Myeloma Support Group Cost: Free 1st Saturday of each month 12-2p Those who are affected directly by Multiple Myeloma or who have a friend or family member who is, are invited to join us. This is a rare cancer and it can be very helpful to join with others to: gain support, remove isolation, share stories, discuss care, and find treatments. We can be assured that when armed with support, proper knowledge, good medical assistance, and the advantages of new findings, you have an excellent chance of a good quality of life for many years. For more information and to register call 423-915-5200. Refreshments are usually provided. Contact our support group leader, Darlene at (423) 538-6923 /, or Mark McCalman at markmccalman@ Grief Support Gathering Cost: Free 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30p Sponsored by Morris Baker Funeral Home


Ready, Set, Serve…..Volunteer! On a mission to engage adults in Active Life through Active Living Monthly Volunteer Training Meeting Monday, August 5, 10a in the Arts & Crafts Rooms * Light refreshments will be served * See what’s upcoming for the Volunteers * Brittany Gonzalez with Avalon Hospice will be our guest speaker * Come and enjoy a fun activity!

“Photography Boot Camp was enjoyed by all”

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Ongoing Events, Sports

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Ongoing Events

Lifestyle Sports great way to keep your brain and body active. Senior Basketball (Ages 40+) Each Monday 10a Each Thursday 10a Cost: FREE Meet in the gym for pick-up games and shoot a-rounds

Senior Billiards (Ages 18+) Monday-Saturday 7a-8p Cost: FREE Men and women are welcomed to play. There are four well maintained tables. All levels of experience are welcome. Doubles Table Tennis (Ages 50+) Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30a-12p Cost: FREE Senior men’s and women’s doubles table tennis is a

Thursdays 6-8p Cost: Free Bring the family and enjoy this popular growing sport. Nets will be set up on the 2 gym courts. Some paddles and pickleballs will be available at the recreation desk to check out for your play.

Pickleball (Ages 18+) Horseshoe Senior Olympics Preparation Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8-11:30a Senior Olympic Participants only Each Tuesday 10a-12p Wednesdays in August----11:30 until 12:30 Cost: FREE Cost: Free Join in on the fun! This activity is a modified version Practice and preparation for Senior Olympics of tennis. We play doubles.

Bowling League (Ages 55+) Holiday Lanes Please contact: Ann Deakins @ 423-202-7155 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. For fall leagues, sign up and bowl for free at Noon on August 15, 19 or 20. Family Pickleball Night (All Ages)

Shuffleboard Senior Olympics Preparation Senior Olympic Participants only Mondays in August----12:00 until 1:00 Cost: Free Practice and preparation for Senior Olympics

Group Bike Ride on the Tweetise Trail (Ages 50+) Tuesday August 6 and August 20 9:30p Cost: Free Come out and enjoy a group bike ride on the

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Tweetise Trail. This will be a leisurely paced ride where no one is left behind. Provide your own bike and water bottle. Please note helmets are required.

Congratulations Gold Medal Winners Mixed Doubles 2019 TN Senior Olympics Ed Gore and Corien Shafer

August 2019

Just for Kids

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Dance, Special Events

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Line Dance with Martha (Intermediate Level) (Ages12+) Mondays 3:30p Instructor: Martha Davenport Cost: $6 or SilverSneakers® Discount Come learn how to line dance. You will be having so much fun, without even realizing that you are exercising! Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Ballroom Dance (Ages 50+) Wednesdays 5:15p Cost: Free Bring a partner or come alone. More men are needed to join the group. Advanced Square Dance (Ages 50+) Wednesdays 6:30-8:30p Cost: $6 Instructor: Carol Beebe This is an advanced square dancing class so some experience is recommended. Ballroom Dance Practice (Ages 50+) Thursdays 1p Cost: FREE Come and enjoy an afternoon of ballroom dancing. Dandy Line Dancers (Ages 12+) (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.

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Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Johnson City Grand Squares (Ages 50+) Second and Fourth Fridays 6:30-8:30p Cost $6 Instructor: Bill Restall

For Seniors Night!

West Coast Swing Dance (Ages 18 +) Each Wednesday 6-7:30 Cost: free West Coast Swing instruction is now being offerd at the Johnson City Senior Center! The Classes are offered to all ages who have an interest and want to learn the basics and have fun Practicing at the same time! Friday Night Dance (Ages 50+) Aug 2nd 7-10p MPCC Gym Cost: $5 Limited Edition will be our guest band tonight Friday Night Dance (Ages 50+) Aug 16th 7-10p MPCC Gym Cost: $5 Kids Our Age will be our guest band tonight. Ladies Self-Defense Class Monday, August 22 6-7:30 p FREE Brain Games Thursday, August 22, 10:00a Come help cheer on our brain games team as they compete with other local Senior centers.

TVA Credit Union Ballpark 129 Legion St.

August 12, 2019 JC Cardinals vs Princeton Rays

6:30 p.m. Pick up your free tickets available at the JCSC Foundation tent for the first 200 age 50+!

Special Events “Try Us Out” (Ages 50+) Tuesday August 6, 10-11a Cost: Free Are you new to the center or want to know more about our programs that we offer, then you don’t want to miss our “Try Us Out” session. This will be a session to meet staff, find out what programs we offer, take a tour and ask questions about the center and its programs. You will also be given information about any new programs being offered in the next month. Light refreshments will be served and some free try it out vouchers for certain classes will be given. Please register with the front desk or call 434-6237 to reserve your spot.

Rafting Watauga River (Ages 50+) Cost: $42.00 Wednesday, August 21, 12:30p Departure from MPCC Whitewater adventure on beautiful Watauga River. The trip begins below the Wilbur Dam and provides 6 miles of scenic adventure with class I & II rapids. Each raft will include a professional guide and pre-trip safety instructions. Transportation van from MPCC will be provided for a limited number. Returning to MPCC by 5:00p. Please register at with the front desk to reserve your spot.

Dollar Night!

Concessions items offered for a dollar: Hot Dogs – Chips – Candy - Select Beers

Presented by: Johnson City Senior Center Foundation For more info, call: 423-434-6237

August 2019 Amateur Photography Club (Ages 18+) Cost: Free First Monday of the month 1-3p If you are just starting out, or want to brush up on your skills, take field trips and photos then come and join us! Photo themes: August – “Travel” September – “Small Animals”

Next Step Photography Club (Ages 18+) 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.

Creative Card Making (Ages 10+) Instructor: Chyrl McLaughlin Cost: $7 August 8 3-4:30p Please join us as we creative greeting cards that you will be proud to send to your family and friends. All supplies are included. You will learn how to stamp, emboss and unleash your creative side. Seta are limited, please register and pay by August 6th.

Heart Strings (Ages 50+) 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.

Musical Voices (Ages 50+) 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.

Community Service - Needle and Fiber Arts (Ages 18+) Cost: Free Tuesdays 1–4p We need Knitters and Crocheters!! Due to large and generous donations of yarn we will be crocheting and knitting for community service. Afghans and Blankets for those in need and Hats, Scarves and Gloves

Arts, Crafts & Performing Arts for the Girls Inc. Christmas party in December. Come and join in on this fun and meaningful project! You can either bring your own needles and hooks or use what we have here.

Acrylics Class (Ages 50+) Instructor: Art Holsclaw Cost: $10 Wednesdays 12:30–2:30p Join “Art” Holsclaw 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.

Writer’s Circle (Ages 50+) 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 the group.

Open Craft Time (Ages 18+) Cost: Free Fridays 3-5p 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.

Video Series – A History of European Art (Ages 18+) Instructor: Ann Whitson Cost: Free First Monday of Each Month 1:30 – 3:00pm In this exciting series of classes we will learn about Art History, Drawing Technique, American and European Art and Great Artists and their Masterpieces. Bring a note pad or sketchpad for discussion and notes.

A History of Impressionism (Ages 18+) Instructor: Ann Whitson Cost: Free Last Wednesday of Each Month 1:30-3:00pm In this video series we will explore the fascinating Art movement known as Impressionism. Impressionism is a movement that emerged in 1870s France. Rejecting the rigid rules of the beaux-arts (“fine arts”), Impressionist artists showcased a new way to observe and depict the world in their work, foregoing realistic

portrayals for fleeting impressions of their surroundings.

Let’s Play the Mountain Dulcimer (Ages 18+) Instructor: Willis Jones Cost: Free Tuesdays 12:30 – 2:00 pm 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.

Piano Lessons Band Instrument Lessons (Ages all) Instructor: Wreatha Terry Cost: $15 per 30 min lesson Did you know that we offer private music lessons? Wreatha is a retired PhD music professor with a passion for teaching. All levels of ability are welcome – beginners to advanced. Classes will be scheduled: Monday ~ 8:00, 8:45, 9:30, 10:15, 11:00, 11:45am & 3:30pm. Wednesday ~ 8:00, 8:45, 9:30, 10:15, 11:00, 11:45am Thursday ~ 8:00, 8:45am & 3:30, 4:15pm Friday ~ 8:00, 8:45, 9:30, 10:15

Learn to Play the Ukulele (Ages all) Instructor: Don Burger Cost $20 for the series, includes materials fee Second & Fourth Thursday of Each Month 3:00-4:00pm Is learning to play the Ukulele on your bucket list? Here is your opportunity! Don will cover basics, as well as new skills for those with some experience. Pre-tuned instruments will be available in this class. If you are new to the class please check with the front desk and contact Don before signing up.

Pencil Drawing Made Easy (Ages 18+) 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.

Sewing Class - A community service project (Ages 18+) Instructor: Charline Hughes Cost: Free Wednesdays 1-3:30pm We have a surplus of fabric which has been donated to the center. In an effort to give back to the community, we want to be a blessing to those in need by sewing oversized lap quilts and/or pet beds. Sewing machines will be set up and all supplies will be made available to make them. These will be donated to the community.

Crochet a Sampler Afghan (Ages 18+) Instructor: Deb Burger Cost: $10 per session Last Monday of each month 1-2pm If you know basic crochet stitches, here’s your chance to learn to read patterns and add more complex stitch combinations to your repertoire. Each month we will make a new block, and at the end of the year we will join the blocks to make heirloom blankets. You will need an H or I hook and 3 colors plus white yarn (#4 medium/worsted) Intro to Watercolor (Ages 18+) Instructor: Ally Amore Cost: $2 per session Second & Third Monday of Each Month 1-3pm In this ongoing class you will learn about mixing colors, perspective, composition, and other tips and ideas to complete beautiful paintings. A subject will be available to paint, you can bring your own ideas, or you can paint what you are already working on. We will have a critique at the end of the class with comments and suggestions from each other. You will need a sketchpad and pencils, 140 pound watercolor paper, watercolors and brushes. If you don’t have your own supplies they will be provided for you. Pottery Class- Handbuilding (and more) (Ages 18+) Instructor: Don Burger Cost: $20 for the series Thursday , August 15 & 22nd 12:30-2:30pm We will use slab, coil and pinch technique to make simple, yet practical and artistic pieces. Projects will be seasonable and versatile. Suitable for all levels of ability – beginner to experienced. Don is owner and head potter at Dragonfly Cottage Pottery in Jonesborough. We are very excited to offer his FUNctional Art pottery classes here! Cost includes all materials and kiln firing.

Page 13 Please pre-register and pay, class size is limited. Beginning to End….Canvas Creations (Ages 18+) Instructor: Charline Hughes Cost: $8 per class Two classes offered Thursday August 22 3-5:30pm or Thursday August 29 5-7:30pm 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.

Stained Glass Class (Ages 18+) Instructor: Charline Hughes Cost: $5 per session Second & Fourth Friday 1:00-3:00pm Come and explore the beautiful and centuries old Art of Stained Glass. You will be guided in the techniques and skills needed to create works of art with the correct materials and equipment. All supplies furnished. Projects may take more than one session.

The Art of Paper Making Instructor: Ann Whitson Cost: $8 for the series Friday August 16 & 23 1:00-3:00pm Though today almost all paper is manufactured, handmade paper survives as a specialized craft and a medium for artistic expression. Handmade paper is appreciated for its uniqueness and the skill involved in making it. This class will use tools and technologies similar to those existing hundreds of years ago in China, Asia, and later in Europe

Collage Method Instructor: Ann Whitson Cost: $5 for the Series Thursday August 8 & 29 12:30-2:30pm Collage technique in Art is an assembly of different shapes and objects. It can include a wide variety of materials which are glued together on a surface. The origins of collage can be traced back hundreds of years, but this technique made a dramatic reappearance in the early 20th century as an art form of novelty, becoming a distinctive part of modern art. Collage can be a very creative and personal form of expression as well as a fun activity.

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August 2019

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Pool Schedule / Fitness Focus

Pool Schedule Lap Pool Schedule: Lap Swim (Teens, Adults and Seniors) M-F 11:30a-3:30p; 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.

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. Cardio Waves (Teens, Adults and Seniors) Instructor: Heidi Perry 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.

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: Roanna Onks 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. 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. 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. 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.

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Fitness Focus Fit & Toned (Ages 18+) Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30a Cost: $2 Instructor: Lauren Qualls One hour class that includes cardio endurance, strength, flexibility and balance challenges. Silver Sneakers® Classic (Ages 50+) Mondays and Wednesdays, 10a Cost: $3 (Free for Silver Sneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Lauren Qualls Increase muscular strength, range of movement and practice activities for daily living. Silver Sneakers® Circuit (Ages 50+) Fridays, 10a Cost: $3 (Free for Silver Sneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Lauren Qualls 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. Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention (Ages 18+) 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 (Ages 18+) Mondays and Wednesdays, 12p 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. All Out Fitness (Ages 18+) Tuesdays, 8:30a Cost: $2 Instructor: Lauren Qualls Blast your cardio fitness level through the roof with the best of any type of cardio training the instructor feels like throwing at you! You will challenge your aerobic threshold every time so come prepared to get your cardio on! Pilates (Ages 18+) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:45a Cost: $2 Instructor: Lauren Qualls Pilates is an exercise system of movements that uses the mind and the body to enhance muscular strength, improve flexibility and overall health and wellness. Pilates movements requires control of your own body to properly execute precise repetitions during exercise.

All movements will be performed on exercise mats so participants are encouraged to bring their own mat to each class. Stretch and Sculpt Yoga (Ages 18+) Tuesdays & Thursdays 11-12:15p Cost: $5 Instructor: Dixie Neth Join us for a softer, gentler, more flowing class. There will be mostly floor work and encouragement of those who are stiff and suffering from winter cold. This will be a breath of fresh air as we explore the world of yoga postures, breathing practices, and relaxation techniques. Silver Sneakers® Yoga (Ages 50+) 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 (Ages 18+) 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.  Outshine Fitness (Ages 18+) Fridays, 8:30-9:30a Cost: $2 Instructor: Lauren Qualls Its back! This outdoor workout is a great class to add to your fitness regimen. By combining an outdoor walk/run with weighted exercises, this class shows instant results! The class features a “go at your own pace” format, so it welcomes all varieties of fitness levels. As your energy level and strength increase, so will the difficulty of the class.  Plogging (Ages 18+) August 15 and August 29, 1-2p Cost: Free Plogging is a mash-up term of jogging and the Swedish “plocka upp,” meaning pick up. In this case, litter. The plogging group will walk/jog and pick up litter together. On August 15th we will meet at MPCC and plog around our sidewalks. On August 29th we will meet at Willow Springs Park and plog there. Bags and gloves will be provided. 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 medical professional. 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. Brain-a-Cise (Ages 50+) Thursdays 3:30p Cost: Free Your brain needs exercise just as much as your body. Join us as we form a trivia team to compete in this year’s Senior Brain Games!

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Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City Coming Soon! Everlan by Dominion

Dominion Senior Living is building its first Independent Living Community, “Everlan by Dominion”, here in Johnson City. This sister community, opening November of 2019, is designed for active seniors who do not need medical care but would love the benefits of meals, housekeeping, transportation, and socialization. Located at 2623 Peoples St., Everlan will offer upscale dining and bar, spa/salon, fitness room, theater room, activities, and classes. Please welcome our newest member of the family, Heather Cash-Community Relations Manager! She has a huge heart for seniors and brings a lot of experience as well as ideas for the new community. Feel free to contact her for any questions or information about the new Independent Living (561) 329-8741. Don’t forget to ask about the new Referral Reward Program!

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August 2019

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: Memorial Park Community Center/Johnson City Senior Center: Monday-Friday 7am-9p, Saturday 9am-5pm

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Senior Lifestyles Newsletter - August 2019  

Join us for all the great activities!

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