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Senior Lifestyles Volume LIII No. 41

June 2017

Alzheimer's Awareness 10 Early Signs Page 9


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June 2017

JCSC Foundation News A Big Thank You goes out to our Deerslayer OCR (Obstacle Course Race) Committee for another successful event. It is always difficult to single-out individuals but the following people were the leaders of the team: Frank Calderala, Jimmy Pierce, Mary Ann Kinch, Connie Deegan and Arrow Dawson. What would we have done without your dreams and without your leadership? You were the keys to opening the lock to accomplishing an amazing, successful fund raiserDeerslayer OCR and Deerslayer JR.

The JCSC Foundation Board says a special thank you to these individuals and the ENTIRE Team! To highlight our success, there were 233 individuals who registered and 211 who actually participated in the Deerslayer OCR. Our new event for this year was the Deerslayer JR. with 70 registrations and 68 who participated. We had a great day and we want to thank all who helped make this event a success. Jim Hunter President JCSC Foundation Board

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

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.

June 2017

Hip Hikers / Walkers and Talkers

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Hiking 101 / Hip Hikers Lewis Fork- off 603 Thursday, June 8 Cost – Car Pooling Challenging Level Leave MPCC at 7:30a Registration deadline: June 8th, bring your own lunch & medicines if needed

Hungry Mother Thursday, June 29 Cost – Car Pooling Challenging Level Leave MPCC at 7:30a Registration deadline: June 29th, bring your own lunch & medicines if needed

Carver’s Gap Thursday, June 22 Cost – Car Pooling Challenging Level Leave MPCC at 7:30a Registration deadline: June 22nd, bring your own lunch & medicines if needed

Hiking 101 Tuesday, June 27 Leave the MPCC at 8:30 a., return approx. 12p. Meet in the lobby. Cost: Free - We will be car pooing! Lower Higgins Creek Falls is a 2.0 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ernestville, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels.

Rocky Fork Hike 4-27-2017

Walkers and Talkers Walkers and Talkers Tuesday June 6 • Cost: $1 Leave the MPCC at 9a. return approx. 11:30a. Meet in the lobby Sycamore Shoals State Park with Mr. John Parrish as our guide

John Parrish is a direct descendant of General Nathaniel Taylor and Mary Patton Taylor through their daughter, Lorina, who married General Jacob Tipton. John’s parents were from Tipton County in West Tennessee so he has a deep connection to Tennessee and its history. He moved to our area of the mountains in 2007 and has spent his years here researching his family history and Tennessee history. For the past seven years he has served as the President of the Tipton Family Association of America. He currently serves as Vice President of the Friends Group at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park. For over a thousand years before the arrival of European explorers, Sycamore Shoals and adjacent lands had been inhabited by Native Americans. During the American Revolution, Sycamore Shoals was both the site of Fort Watauga, where part of a Cherokee invasion was thwarted in 1776, and the mustering ground for the Over mountain in 1780. Please register by 6-5-17

Left: Fun with Erupting Watercolors. Right: Basic Pen & Ink. See the art class schedules on page 13.

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Learning / Computers

Lifelong Learning

June 2017


Finding Unclaimed Property Monday, June 5 10:30a Cost: Free Instructor: Sandra Kindsvatar The Summer is almost here, do you need some extra money for summer travel or home repair? Come join Ms. Kindsvatar walk you through the steps to check to see if you have unclaimed money or property. You don’t want to miss out this exciting and informative class. will assist you in thoroughly searching all participating states to find your family’s missing, lost, and unclaimed property, money and assets Source: So come see if there is a pot of gold with your name on it. 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 fullcolor 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 and see for yourself.

Senior Computer Camp Sign up for a One on One session with Betty! Personal mobile device assistance or join us to learn new skills, installation of apps, or set up your new mobile device. Desktops, laptops, cell / smart phones, tablets, iPads, iPhones. Please bring laptop or device.

Shake Your Family Tree… See Who Falls Out Wednesday, June 14 10–11a Cost: $15 Instructor: Debora Phillips Memorial Park Community Center is offering a beginner genealogy class on Wednesday June 14th at 10:00a. You will learn how to start your family history search, where to find and organize records, and much more. You don’t want to miss out on this interesting and fun program. Free gift for attendees. Registration cutoff is June 5.

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.

Betty Hall – One-on-one 2p Cost: $15 • M-W-F Computer and mobile device help. Please bring laptop or device. Please Pre-register and pre-pay.

Exploring Apple-At-Cha Thursday, June 15 10:30a Cost: Free Instructor: Charles Moore Join us in taking a look at our region. We’ll go beyond city limits and county lines. Charles Moore will offer ideas, discussion, and facts about the place we live. We’ll look a bit at the history of this place and perhaps discover why we think about it the way we do. For that matter, how do we say “Appalachia”? Please Preregister. The Film Club Third Thursday of every month Thursday, June 15 at 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. Please Pre-register. This month’s film will be

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 July! Self-Repairs 101 Wednesday, July 5 10a Instructor: Telena Moore w/ Amanda Norton Cost: Free Have you ever wanted to learn the basics and safety of household tools? Join Ms. Telena Moore, a Tennessee Licensed Professional Engineer, as she walks you through common household and power tools, which ones to choose and how to safely use them. If the idea of doing the repairs yourself is daunting, she will also give information on how to select a reputable contractor. Don’t Miss out on this fun and informative class. Please Pre-register.

Betty Hall – One-on-one 12p Cost: $15 • M-W-F Computer and mobile device help. Please bring laptop or device. Please Pre-register and pre-pay.

Open Computer Lab Mondays, 9-11:30a, Tuesdays, 9a-2p Wednesdays, 9a-12p, Thursdays, 10a-12p, Fridays, 9a-12p Coming in July! Mobile Devices Cost: Free Thursdays, July 13, 20 at 2-3:30 p Troubleshooting “walk in” program to answer questions about your device.

June 2017


Outings Autorama in Erwin Saturday, June 3 Leave MPCC at 10a Return approx. 2p • Cost: $1 Southeastern Autorama is a car club based in Unicoi County, TN. We are proud to produce the oldest continually running car show in the state since 1960! Antique, rewar, postwar, muscle car, tuner, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, 21st century, hot rods, custom, original or restored. We even like bikes, lawn mowers and go karts, the weirder the better! We like horsepower and paint, OEM and aftermarket, import or domestic if it has wheels we love it! Lunch on your own at the event. Please pre-register! “Grands” Adventure Day Grandparents, bring your grandchild (ages 10 and older) for a fun-filled day in Asheville, NC! Your adventure begins at the Western North Carolina Nature Center Tuesday, June 6 Leave MPCC 9a, Return approx. 5p • Cost: $10 per person The Nature Center’s 42 acres of award-winning exhibits get you closer than you ever thought possible to the incredible wildlife of the Southern Appalachians. Appalachian Station is an indoor exhibit that features a variety of reptiles (including rattlesnakes and copperheads), amphibians and small mammals. Otter Falls features our North American river otters and several species of aquatic turtles. World Underground is an indoor experience that takes visitors on an education tour of life under the soil. Small Mammals includes raccoons and red and gray foxes. Appalachian Predators is the largest area of the park, devoted to our coyotes, red and gray wolves, and bobcat. Black Bear Ridge features American black bears, hawks, owls and white-tailed deer. Western North Carolina Farm features endangered farm animals, such as the Cotswold sheep, as well as chickens, rabbits, donkeys, and goats. Trillium Nature Trail is a .6 mile nature trail winding through forested areas along the Swannanoa River. We will also visit the Asheville Folk Art Center. The Folk Art Center showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary crafts of the Southern Appalachians. Beginning in March each year, visitors can see live craft demonstrations daily in the Folk Art Center lobby. Lunch will be on your own at J&S cafeteria. Sorry, no parents allowed! Charter bus provided by JCSC Foundation. Register by June 1. Picnic at Osceola Island on South Holston Lake Friday, June 16 Leave MPCC at 10:30a, return approx. 2:30p • Cost: $3 Join us for a lunch, games, and a fun afternoon at Osceola Island. The island has a very peaceful walking trail if you want to explore, we will have corn hole boards set up for those who want to play. We will serve a picnic lunch of sandwiches, chips, cookies and beverages. Register by June 14. Briarwood Safari in Morristown Monday, June 19 • Cost: $18 per person Leave MPCC at 9a and Return Approx. 2p Briarwood auto safari features animals’ from around the world. On your scenic, four mile safari through beautiful hills and pasture lands, you will experience animals from six continents. Take plenty of time to study their behavior from the safety of your own car. Be sure to bring your camera! Bring a lunch and we’ll eat at the picnic area. Register by June 15. Dixie Diners’-Farmer’s Daughter in Chuckey Thursday, June 28 at 4:30p Please note several things. One - this is family style which means our table will pick two meats and the rest of the many sides will be brought to the table. Two...and most important they do NOT take credit cards. Please bring cash or checks only. Three - the cost is $ 14.58 for all you can eat! They are located on 7700 Erwin Highway, Chucky 37641. Please go to their website to check out menu and directions. We need 15 to be able to make a reservation so please sign up by Monday the 25th and bring a friend.

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JCSC Seniors  on  the  Go   2018  Motorcoach  Trip  Survey:     Please  rank  each  trip  from  1-­‐6,  with  #1  being  your  favorite.    Also  check  the  box  if  you  have  an  interest  in   taking  the  trip:   Rank   1-­‐6  

Yes, I  would  like  to   do  this  trip  in  2018  

Trip Description   (All  are  Diamond  Tours  trips)     Mid-­‐March:    Savannah,  GA.    Includes  a  day  trip  to  Charleston  SC  and  a  1-­‐ day  trolley  pass  in  Savannah.    This  trip  will  require  a  lot  of  walking.   April  during  the  Fiesta  (Fiesta  is  April  19-­‐29):    San  Antonia  (8  night  trip).     Two  nights  each  way,  with  4  nights  in  San  Antonio  during  Fiesta  and  the   Blue  Bonnets  in  bloom.   June:    Maine,  with  emphasis  on  coastal  tour.    This  trip  is  being  revised   from  our  last  tour  –  details  to  be  released  soon.   July:    Lancaster  County,  PA.    Amish  country,  Sight  &  Sound  Theatre,  and  a   day  trip  to  Philadelphia.    The  2018  theatre  show  will  be  a  new  show:   “Jesus:    the  Heart  of  the  Story.”   Late  September:    Tunica/Memphis,  including  Graceland  and  Sun  Studio   and  free  time  on  Beale  Street.    This  tour  stays  in  Tunica  in  a  casino  resort.   November  (just  before  Thanksgiving):    New  York  City.    This  tour  includes   the  Statue  of  Liberty.    NYC  requires  MUCH  walking;  must  be  physically   able  to  walk  long  distances.  

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Coming in August! Million Dollar Quartet at Barter Theatre Thursday, August 24 Charter bus Load Time is 10a, Departure time is 10:30a • Cost: $34 “Million Dollar Quartet” is inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. “Million Dollar Quartet” brings that legendary night to life, featuring a score of rock hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Matchbox,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more. Your only cost will be $34 for the matinee ticket. Tickets on sale July 12 at 9a. Limit 2 per individual, Seats are limited, no refunds.

Sports / Groups

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June 2017

Groups and Meetings

Senior Basketball Each Monday 10a Cost: FREE Meet in the gym for pick-up games and shoot a-rounds 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. Yearly tournaments held. 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. Tournaments will be held annually. Pickleball Each Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8-11:30a • Cost: FREE Join in on the fun! This activity is a modified version of tennis. We play doubles.

Mixed Doubles Pickleball Each Tuesday 10a-12p Cost: FREE Played outdoors on Tennis Court #2. This activity is a modified version of tennis. Badminton Each Wednesday 7p • Cost: FREE All ages are welcomed to play this classic that is still such fun! Senior League Golf Group Over the age of 50 and enjoy golf? Each Tuesday and Thursday, weather permitting Tee times and locations vary. Contact Gil and Bobbie Dietz at 423926-9824 for more information. Summer 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.

Gracious Retirement Living • A variety of cultural & social activities • Studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom & luxury two-bedroom apartments • Support services for extra care as needed • No entry fee • Monthly rent 3207 Bristol Highway Johnson City


Weekly Bible Study Opportunities Wednesdays at 10a For each month an area clergyman leads a four week Bible study. Thursdays at 8a Men’s Bible Study. Breakfast by donation 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: June: The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman July: The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver August: The Echo Maker by Richard Powers September: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Washington County S.A.L.T Council Cost: Free 1st Thursday of the month, 2p Location will rotate between

Johnson City Senior Center and Jonesborough June’s meeting will be at the Jonesborough Senior Center Grief Support Gathering Cost: Free 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30p. Sponsored by Morris Baker Funeral Home. 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: • 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 • Local Governments: disaster assistance, regulation compliance, and federal grant application problems • Taxpayers: IRS tax problems

Volunteers Ready, Set, Serve Volunteer! On a mission to engage adults in Active Life through Active Living Monthly Volunteer Meeting, Monday, June 5, 10a in the Arts & Crafts Rooms • Light refreshments served • See what’s upcoming for the Volunteers • Guest Speaker: John Caso and/

or Joe Carter from Donate Life Tennessee Guest Speaker: Laura Brown, General Counsel & State Legal Assistance Developer and Elder Rights Director with the TN Commission on Aging and Disability A fun activity with prizes for all to enjoy!

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Healthy Living

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Healthy Living Geriatric Depression Instructor: Judith Grana, M.ED. 2 sessions: Monday, June 12, 12:30-1:30p and Monday, July 24, 12:30-1:30p • Cost: Free We are offering two different sessions on geriatric depression. Geriatric depression is different than depression when you are younger. It can often reduce an older person’s ability to rehabilitate on many levels. Together, we will define Geriatric Depression and recognize the ways to reverse depression within the elder population. Call 423-434-6237 for a seat Basic Mobility Screening ETSU Physical Therapy Students Monday, June 12 at 1p and 2p • Cost: Free Sign up for a basic mobility screening offered by ETSU Physical Therapy students. They will be measuring blood pressure, heart rate, pulse oximetry and doing some basic functional mobility screening. Only 12 slots will be available for each hour at 1:00pm or 2:00p. Please call 434-6237 to schedule your appointment. (The students will also be doing a Basic Mobility Intervention on June 22 so you will also want to sign up for this class where they will be giving you exercises and information to improve your mobility.) Please see Deb Fogle if you have any questions. Diabetes Made Simple Instructor: Dr. Abdul Hanan, ETSU Quillen School of Medicine Resident Tuesday, June 13, 11a-12p • Cost: Free When you first learn you are told you have diabetes, what does this really mean to you? Come learn what diabetes is and what it is not. Bring your questions and get answers about this chronic condition. Call 423-4346237 for a seat Common Foot Problems Instructor: Dr. Ryan Chatelain, Podiatrist Thursday, June 15, 11a-12p • Cost: Free

So many people have foot problems and would like to be able to walk better and learn about treatment options. Dr. Chatelain will be talking about these foot problems. Call 423-434-6237 for a seat Good News for You –Tea Party Presenters: Karen Randall, a Cancer Survivor; Julie Davenport, Nurse Practioner; and a Storyteller from Jonesborough Storytelling Guild Thursday, June 15, 2-3:30p • Cost: Free This program is for anyone who is a cancer survivor and please bring a friend or relative with you. We want to celebrate the good news of more people are surviving cancer! We want to celebrate your life! This will be a special afternoon for you. Refreshments will be served along with cool refreshing teas. Call 423-434-6237 for a seat. Deadline for reservations is June 13 Crohn`s Disease Presenter: Dr. Bader Siddiqui, ETSU Medical Resident Wednesday, June 21, 10-11a • Cost: Free Crohn`s Disease is a recurrent inflammatory response that can affect any area of the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the anus. Come learn about this disease. How is it diagnosed and what treatment is available? Call 423-434-6237 for a seat Senior Crime Academy Presenters: Lt. Scotty Carrier, JCPD, Mark Stevans, Director of Special Programs, First Tennessee Development District, Jim Wheeler, Attorney Friday, June 23, 8:30a-12:30p • Cost: Free Johnson City and Jonesborough Senior Centers are coming together for this program from the S.A.L.T. Council. (Seniors and Lawmen Together) Talks will cover the latest scams, frauds and how to keep yourself safe, Prescription Abuse in Northeast Tennessee and getting your legal

affairs in order. Breakfast and midmorning snacks provided Drawings for door prizes. Call 423-434-6237 for a seat Screening Tests, When and Why Presented by: Dr. Fady Tawadros, ETSU Medical Resident Tuesday, June 27,11a-12p • Cost: Free What are the screening test that can detect health problems in the early stages that are easily treated? We will learn, when and why to get these test done. Call 423-434-6237 for a seat Diabetes and your Eyes Presenter: Dr. Donnie Reeves Tuesday, June 27, 12:30-1:30p • Cost: Free Diabetes affects every organ in your body. The eyes have tiny little blood vessels and diabetes can damage your eyes. Come learn about taking care of your eyes, treatment options and ways to have healthier eyes. Call 423-434-6237 for a seat Blood Sugar Checks Every Wednesday, 7:30a-9a • Cost: Free You can get your blood sugar checked every Wednesday at Center by a registered nurse. Requirements are to not eat any food or drink after midnight. It is okay to take a sip of water with your medications. If you feel like you are having a low sugar problem, we can do a random check, too. We have juice and crackers available to increase your sugar level if needed.

June Special Events




June 2017



1 10:00 As the Page Turns 2:00 Washington County S.A.L.T. Council (Jonesborough)


10:00 Volunteer Training Session 10:30 Finding Unclaimed Property 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 1:00 Amateur Photography Club 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Video Series-The Arts


12:00 Betty Hall One on One 12:30 Geriatric Depression 1:00 Basic Mobility Screening 1:00 Food Garnishing Class 2:00 Basic Mobility Screening 2:00 Betty Hall One on One

19 9:00 Briarwood Safari Outing 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 1:00 Pastel & Chamomile Class 2:00 Betty Hall One on One

26 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 1:00 Special Needs Craft Class 2:00 Betty Hall One on One



9:00 “Grands” Adventure Outing 9:00 Walkers & Talkers – Sycamore Shoals State Park 10:00 Bingo 6:30 Grief Support Gathering

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



9:00 Constituent Services 11:00 Diabetes Made Simple

10:00 Shake Your Family Tree 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One



5:00 The Year in Review Celebration 6:30 Grief Support Gathering

10:00 Crohn’s Disease 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One

Saturday June 3 10:00 Outing to the Autorama

8 7:30 Hip Hikers – Lewis Fork 10:00 Writer’s Circle 1:00 Herringbone Design Class


10:30 Exploring Apple-AtCha 11:00 Common Foot Problems 1:00 Basic Color Theory 1:00 The Film Club 2:00 Good News for You – Tea Party 3:00 JCSC Seniors on the Go

22 7:30 Hip Hikers – Carver’s Gap 10:00 Writer’s Circle 1:00 Basic Color Theory

6:30 Next Step Photography

27 8:30 Hiking 101-Lower Higgins Creek Falls 11:00 Screening Tests: When and Why? 12:30 Diabetes & Your Eyes

28 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 4:30 Dixie Diners’-Farmer’s Daughter


8:30 Double Trouble 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 7:00 Friday Night Dance – Jerry Pierce

29 7:30a Hip Hikers – Hungry Mother State Park 5:30p Ladies Night Out

9 8:30 Double Trouble 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 6:30 Johnson City Grand Squares


8:30 Double Trouble 10:30 Picnic at Osceola Island 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 1:00 Pottery Class 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 7:0 Friday Night Dance – Eddie Skelton


8:30 Double Trouble 8:30 Senior Crime Academy 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 1:00 Pottery Class 2:00 Betty Hall One on One 5:30 Line Dance Party 6:30 Johnson City Grand Squares

30 8:30 Double Trouble 12:00 Betty Hall One on One 2:00 Betty Hall One on One

June 2017

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer`s Awareness Month. Many people ask what are the signs of Alzheimer`s disease? Ten Signs for Early Detection: 1. Memory loss that disrupts daily life. One of the most common signs of Alzheimer`s, especially in the early stages, is forgetting recently learned information. Others include forgetting important dates or events; asking the same information over and over; relying on memory aides (e.g., reminder notes or electronic devices) or family members for things they use to handle on their own. What`s typical? Sometimes forgetting names or appointments, but remembering them later. 2. Challenges in planning or solving problems. Some people may experience changes in their ability to develop and follow a plan or work with numbers. They may have trouble following a familiar recipe or keeping track of monthly bills. They may have difficulty concentrating and take much longer to do things than they did before. What`s typical? Making occasional errors when balancing a checkbook. 3. Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, at work or at leisure. People with Alzheimer`s often find it hard to complete daily tasks. Sometimes, people may have trouble driving to a familiar location, managing a budget at work or remembering the rules of a favorite game. What`s typical? Occasionally needing help to use the settings on the microwave or to record a television show. 4. Confusion with time and place. People with Alzheimer`s can lose track of dates, seasons, and the passage of time. They may have trouble understanding something if it`s not happening immediately. Sometimes they may forget where they are or how they got there. What s typical? Getting confused about the day of the week but figuring it out later. 5. Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships. For some people, having vision problems is a sign of Alzheimer`s. They may have difficulty reading, judging distance and determining color or contrast. In terms of perception, they may pass a mirror and think someone else is in the room. They may not recognize their own reflection. What`s typical? Vision changes related to cataracts. 6. New problems with words in speaking or writing. People with Alzheimer`s may have trouble following or joining a conversation. They may stop in the middle of a conversation and have no idea how to continue or they may repeat themselves. They may struggle with vocabulary, having problems finding the right word or call things by the wrong name (e.g. calling a watch a” hand clock”).What`s typical? Sometimes having trouble finding the right word. 7. Misplacing things and losing ability to trace steps. A person with Alzheimer`s disease may put things in unusual places. They may lose things and be unable to go back over their steps to find them again. Sometimes, they accuse others of stealing. This may occur more frequently over time. What`s typical? Misplacing things from time to time, such as a pair of glasses or the remote control. 8. Decreased or poor judgment. People with Alzheimer`s may experience changes in judgment or decision making. For example, they may use poor judgment when dealing with money, giving large sums of money to telemarketers. They pay less attention to grooming or keeping themselves clean. What`s normal? Making a bad decision every once and awhile. 9. Withdrawal from work or social activities. A person with Alzheimer’s may start to remove themselves from hobbies, social activities, work projects or sports. They have trouble keeping up with a favorite sports team or remembering how to complete a hobby. They may also avoid being social because of all the changes they have experienced. What is typical? Sometimes feeling weary of work and social obligations. 10. Changes in mood or personality. The mood and personalities of people with Alzheimer`s can change. They can become confused, suspicious, depressed, fearful or anxious. They may be easily upset at home, at work, with friends or in places where they are out of their comfort zone. What`s typical? Developing very specific ways of doing things or becoming irritable when a routine is disrupted. If you have any questions about these warning signs, the Alzheimer`s Association recommends consulting a physician. Early diagnosis provides the best opportunities for treatment, support and future planning. For more information, call 800-272-3900

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Ongoing Events

June 2017

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 9:00 Open Computer Lab 9:30 Love Handles 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 1:00 Hand & Foot Canasta 2:00 Challenge Square Dance 3:30 Line Dance w/ Martha 5:30 Dandy Line Dancers 6:00 Ladies Monday Night Bridge Club

7:00a to 8:00p Billiards Room Fitness Room 8:30 Blood Pressure Checks 9:00 Open Computer Lab 10:00 Zumba Zeniors 10:00 Mixed Doubles Pickleball 10:00 Heart Strings Instruments Jam Session 11:45 Silver Sneakers® Yoga 12:00 Rummy 1:00 Pencil Drawing 1:00 SilverSneakers® Yoga 1:00 Golden Rollers Bowling @ Holiday Lanes 2:00 Needle and Fiber Arts 3:00 Conversational Spanish 5:30 Scrabble Group 5:30 SilverSneakers® Classic 6:00 Mexican Train Dominoes

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 9:00 Open Computer Lab 9:30 Love Handles 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 6:00 Senior Hatha Yoga 6:30 Advanced Square Dance 7:00 Badminton

7:00a to 8:00p Billiards Room Fitness Room 8:00 Men’s Bible Study 8:30 Blood Pressure Checks 8:30 SilverSneakers® Yoga 9:30 Johnson City German Club 10:00 Open Computer Lab 10:00 Zumba Zeniors 10:00 Senior Chorale 1:00 Rook 1:00 Ballroom Dancing 1:00 Golden Strikers Bowling @ Holiday Lanes 4:00 Brain-a-Cise 5:30 SilverSneakers® Classic

7:00a to 8:00p Billiards Room Fitness Room 8:00 Pickleball 8:30 Blood Pressure Checks 9:00 Open Computer Lab 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 10:30 Line Dance by TJ, Intermediate Level

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Travel / Grandparents Corner

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Travel Corner

Grandparents Corner

JCSC Seniors on the Go will meet on Thursday, June 15 at 3:00 pm. The travel team has developed a list of motorcoach trips for 2018, but we need your input! Survey forms are available at the registration desks. You may also find a survey in this newsletter on page 5.

Kids Triathlon August 19 Join us for the 5th Annual Dive Ride and Stride Kid’s Triathlon! This is a great way to introduce your children to the triathlon world at a young age! Children will participate in an age appropriate swim, bike, and run during this event. More details to come!

Reminders about motorcoach travel: Many of the trips require a lot of walking. Bus regulations do not allow passengers to remain on the bus during excursions, tours or free time. We suggest that you begin a walking program prior to the trip so that you are able to participate in all of the activities offered on the trips. Please limit the use of cologne or perfume on the bus. Many passengers are sensitive to scents or have allergies; in an enclosed area for a long period of time, scents can permeate throughout the bus. Thank you for your consideration of your fellow passengers. The bus trips stop every 2 to 2.5 hours for breaks. We encourage you to take advantage of every break and walk a short distance. We are still accepting reservations for the Miami/Key West, Washington DC and Ark Encounter trips, although space is limited.

Memorial Park Community Center

Dive Ride &Stride Kid’s Triathlon August 19, 2017 Join us for the 5th annual Dive, Ride, & Stride Kids Triathlon! Kids will swim, ride bikes and run to the finish line for competition or just for fun! Where: Race begins at Legion Street pool Time: Check-in 8am, first race starts at 9am Age divisions: 6-8, 9-10, 11-12 (open to boys and girls) Cost: Early registration-June 5-August 11-$30 (guaranteed shirt and medal) Late registration-August 12-18-$40

5th Annual! Where to register: Memorial Park Community Center– Mon.-Fri. 7am-9pm or beginning June 5

For more info contact Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St. (423) 434-5758

Dance / Events

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Dance & Special Events Line Dance with Martha (Intermediate) 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! Dandy Line Dancers (Advanced Line Dancing) Mondays 5:30p • Cost: FREE Instructor: Martha Davenport This is a volunteer group which not only practices during this time frame; they also perform in the community. Ballroom Dance Wednesdays 5:15p • Cost: Free Bring a partner or come alone. More men are needed to join the group. Advanced Square Dance Wednesdays 6:30-8:30p • Cost: $6 Instructor: Don Williamson This is an advanced square dancing class so some experience is recommended Ballroom Dance Practice Thursdays 1p • Cost: FREE Enjoy an afternoon of ballroom dancing Johnson City Grand Squares Second and Fourth Fridays 6:30-8:30p • Cost $6 New members welcome. Line Dance by TJ Intermediate Level Saturdays 10:30a • Cost: $5 Ages 18+ are welcome!

Senior Legal Needs Assessment Monday, June 5 11:45a during Congregate Meal • Cost: Free The Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability, with a grant from the Administration for Community Living, is doing a survey to learn more about the legal needs of seniors in the state. The survey will let you tell us about legal issues seniors may have experienced. Individuals should be able to finish the survey in 20-25 minutes. The answers will help the Commission and its partners come up with ideas on how to better provide legal services to seniors. All answers will remain confidential, and all answers provided will be included in the collected project results. Laura Brown will be traveling from Nashville to speak to us about this assessment. If you are planning on eating lunch, please register 2 days in advance. The Year in Review Celebration Tuesday, June 20 5-7p • Cost: Free Join Senior Center Staff in a celebration of our past year highlights and accomplishments and see what’s coming in the future. It’s an inside picnic with hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad and dessert. There will also be entertainment and games to help us celebrate. Must pre-register by June 16. Line Dance Party Friday, June 23 5:30p-8:00p • Cost: $3 Come join us for a fun evening of Line Dancing. Bring a snack to share with friends, drinks will be provided. Please Register by June 19.

Friday Night Dance- Come dance the night away from 7:00-10:00p. 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. June 2 - Jerry Pierce • June 16 - Eddie Skelton

Recipes Wanted for New Cookbook! The Memorial Park Community Center is preparing a wonderful custom cookbook featuring favorite recipes from our members. The cookbook will be professionally published, and it is certain to become a treasured keepsake. Please submit 3-5 of your favorite recipes so you can be represented in our group’s cookbook. Your name will be printed with each of your recipes. Pick up a form at the desk of the Johnson City Senior Center. Please turn in your recipes by July 21. Thank you!

June 2017

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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: February: Close Up/Black & White March: Snow, Grow, or Sew/Photographer’s Choice April: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral/NewPeople, Place, Things May: Old-People Place, Things/ Something Blue 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 to paint and share. Designed for beginners or experienced painters. Registration deadline is Monday before each class. 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 the 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.

Basic Color Theory Instructor: Ann Whitson Cost: $4 for series • Thursday June 15 & 22 1–3p In this class we will study the basics of color using acrylic paint. We will begin by mixing secondary and intermediate colors, then work with shades and tints, then learn to alter the value, intensity and tone of colors to achieve a realistic look in our painting. We will learn how to work with earth colors and complimentary colors while doing some simple and basic painting. Video Series – The Arts Instructor: Ann Whitson Cost: Free • Monday June 5 2–3p 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. Special Needs Craft Class Cost: $2 • Monday June 26 1– 2p An Arts and Crafts Class for individuals with intellectual disabilities, age 18 and over. Cost of class covers all supplies used to make class project. Caregivers, please accompany participants.

Pastel & Chamomile Class Instructor: Ann Whitson Cost: $5 • Monday June 19 1–2:30p Come and relax and enjoy creating a lovely pastel still life while sipping a cup of chamomile. You will be guided in working with the soft and blendable quality of pastel colors and will take home a finished composition. Appropriate for all skill levels. All materials furnished. Herringbone Design Class Instructor: Lisa Jackson Cost: $15 • Thursday June 8 1-3p Design and make your very own Herringbone bracelet. Made from size 11 o seed beads, color of choice. You can work with as many colors as you like. Materials needed: size 11 o seed beads, size 12 beading needles, 1-G thread to match your color choices, sharp scissors. Please pre-register and pay by Friday, June 2nd Pottery Class- Handbuilding (and more) Instructor: Don Burger Cost: $20 for series • Friday June 16 & 23 1-3p We will use slab, coil and pinch technique to make simple, yet practical and artistic pieces, such as tableware (plates, bowls, cups, napkin rings, candle holders) and garden ware (flower pots, berry bowls, garden sprites, wall pockets). Don is owner and head potter at Dragonfly Cottage Pottery in Jonesborough. We are very excited to offer his FUN-ctional Art pottery classes here! Cost includes all materials and kiln firing. Please preregister, class size is limited. Food Garnishing Instructor: Roy Krauss Cost: $3 • Monday June 12 1-2:3 Would you like to learn how to make your food more attractive and interesting for those picnics and gatherings this summer? Come and learn the art of Food Garnishing from chef Roy! You will be taught simple and fun ways to make dishes more artistic and appealing! All supplies furnished. Please preregister. Ladies Night Out! Cardmaking Made Easy Cost: $10 • Thursday, June 29 6-7:30p Back by popular demand! Enjoy the first of a quarterly series. Come and learn easy and creative ways to make handmade cards and decorate packages for any occasion. All supplies will be furnished. Refreshments will be served. This will be a make it, take it, mail it or wrap it class.

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Games / Pool Schedule

Pool Schedule

Games 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. Bingo Tuesday, June 6 11:00a Rummy Tuesdays 12-4p • Cost: FREE This group not only plays classic rummy, they also enjoy different varieties of the game. Ladies Monday Night Bridge Club Mondays 6p • Cost: FREE Like to play bridge? This is the place for you. 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. Mexican Train Dominoes Tuesdays 6p • Cost: FREE This fun loving group would love to play this game with you or teach you how to play. You will make new friends!

June 2017

Pinochle Wednesdays 1p • Cost: FREE A trick taking card game for four 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 Fridays 12:30p • Cost: FREE If you enjoy playing bridge, but haven’t tried duplicating bridge. Join the fun! Mahjong Fridays 1p • Cost: FREE Mahjong is a Chinese game of skill, strategy and chance 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.

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: Emily Alford 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. Aqua Mix Aerobics Teens, Adults and Seniors Instructor: Kim McLeod 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: Lauren Fowler 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.

June 2017

Fitness Focus

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Fitness Focus Fit & Toned Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:30a Cost: $2 Instructor: One hour class that includes cardio endurance, strength, flexibility and balance challenges. Love Handles Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30a Cost: Free Instructor: A thirty minute class which focuses on the core muscles. 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30p Cost: $3 (Free for Silver Sneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Jamie Aiello 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 SilverSneakers® classes. Increase muscular strength, range of movement and practice activities for daily living.

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention Mondays and Wednesdays, 11a Cost: $5 per class (50% discount for SilverSneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Tonya Van Hook Concerned about falling, this is an excellent program to help prevent falls. Low-impact Tai Chi modified for seniors. Easy on the joints, recommended by the Arthritis Foundation and CDC for arthritis relief and fall prevention, Stretching, body alignment and slow, controlled, mindful movement. Improve your body and your mind. Qigong Mondays and Wednesdays, Noon Cost: $5 per class (50% discount for SilverSneakers® eligible participants) Instructor: Tonya Van Hook ‘Q’ means energy and ‘Gong” means work. Qigong is a system of ancient Chinese self-healing exercises that combine proper body alignment and slow, controlled movement that is coordinated with breath and mental focus. This class is a moving meditation class including gentle movements that stimulate the meridian system of the body. Class also includes warmups, stretching, breath work and learning one of the most popular Qigong forms for health and relaxation. It benefits all chronic conditions and you will leave feeling energized and relaxed. 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. Senior Hatha Yoga Wednesdays, 6p Cost: $5 Instructor: Carrie Maggard This class is for the beginner to intermediate participant. Learn the most basic Yoga moves with Flow and Hold Yoga moves. Zumba Zeniors Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning June 6, 10a 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. Double Trouble Fridays, 8:30-9:30a Cost: $2 Instructor: Lauren Fowler This circuit workout uses a variety of formats to keep you motivated while improving your overall fitness. By training with free-weights, resistancebands, and body-weight this workout will give you an exciting range of strengthening, stretching, balance, and core exercises. This class will also incorporate the use of MPCC’s new Eye Play system. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Brain-a-Cise Thursdays, 4:00pm Cost: Free Your brain needs exercise just as much as your body. Come join this group for different brain stimulating activities. 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.

Fitness Tidbit! Fitness Gaming

Active video games are all the rage from virtual dance contests and river rafting to tennis, boxing, and yoga. Studies show that many of the more vigorous “exergames” can boost fitness in otherwise inactive people. In one study of adolescents, energy expenditure from a variety of active video games was comparable to that of walking on a treadmill at 3 mph, an intensity high enough to promote health and fitness. As long as you opt for products that really get you moving, including fitness gaming as a part of your active lifestyle, you can burn off some extra calories, stay fit, and have a great time with family and friends.

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June 2017

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 National Volunteer week is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talents, voices, and support to the community. At Dominion, our volunteers provide us with the resources needed to meet our mission of “Honoring God Through Service to Seniors”. Haley is a volunteer who offers her time to help staff fulfill the needed daily activities that affect the health and well-being of residents. She always lends a helping hand wherever it is needed: running activities, assisting with meals, and making companion visits. Her uplifting spirit and bright smile make a difference in our residents’ lives, as well as anyone who crosses her path. We are so lucky to have such a kindhearted soul, who is committed to helping maintain a positive and supportive atmosphere at Dominion.

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 nc e a t ra dit i on of c ar ing.

(423) 282-1521 •

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

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