www.newarkseniorcenter.com • (302) 737-2336 The Newsletter of the Newark Senior Center Vol.19, Number 1 • January 2018
MEALS ON WHEELS more than just a meal
Each day, volunteers deliver hot noontime meals to homebound clients throughout the greater Newark area. Clients are brought a freshly prepared, nutritious meal that includes a hot entree, bread, milk, and fruit. Just as important as the meal, is the daily check-in by a friendly volunteer, often providing peace of mind to the clients and their families. See page 39 for more information on this invaluable service.
NEW YEARS CELEBRATION Friday, January 5th
Join us for lunch (see menu on page 46) & Stay for entertainment
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY OF SERVICE Monday, January 15th - see page 3 for more information
Brand New Menu Items see page 46
PICK UP YOUR FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER: January 25, 26 & 29
NEWARK SENIOR CENTER
Center Staff Executive Director Carla Grygiel ext.115 Secretary Margaret Fraser ext. 111 Social Services Dirctor Anika Turner ext. 112 Early Memory Loss Program Coordinator Katiana Foizen ext. 124 Program Director Katie Rivera ext. 119 Program Coordinator Heather Mitchell ext. 127 Program Assistant Megan Young ext. 129 Development Director Jessica Feinberg ext. 113 Food Service Director Joey Berenato ext. 117 Nutrition Director/Meals on Wheels Coordinator Stefanie Thomas ext. 116 Food Service Staff Holly Bovee Diana Ferrara
Rhonda Faison Angela Suglia
Accountant Mercedia Green Facility Director Wendell Davis Facility Assistant Sterdie Maxwell Site Manager Bruce Zabel Bus Drivers Jim Dilks Brenda See
ext. 122 ext. 126
Betty Clayton Robert Smith
Newsletter Advertising Inquiries Merrily Schiavone (302)366-0681 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Newark Senior Center enhances the lives of the 50+ community by providing resources and opportunities for growth in body, mind and spirit. 200 White Chapel Drive â€˘ Newark, DE 19713 Phone: (302) 737-2336 Fax: (302) 737-2636 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.newarkseniorcenter.com Main Center Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 8:30pm Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Reception Desk Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm Membership Dues: $33/Year or $300/Lifetime
We accept cash, check, Mastercard and Visa for memberships, trips, & classes.
TABLE OF CONTENTS Arts
Classes & Workshops 27-29 Menu
Clubs & Groups
24-25 Pool 26 Recreation
Daily Activities Calendar 44 Resource Center 30-31 Donations Fitness Center Gift Shoppe
6 Save the Dates 40 Special Activities Calendar 37 Support Groups
Group Fitness Classes 41-43 Travel Meals on Wheels Meeting of Minds
5 45 32 18-21
39 Volunteer Opportunities 16-17 25 Wellness 34
Advertisements in the NSC News are paid advertisements and are not endorsed by the NSC.
I wish a happy and healthy New Year to all!
Thank you for your generous support of the Center during our Annual Appeal and throughout the year. Of course the easiest way to give is a simple donation. Many of you responded, on day 1 of annual appeal returns we received donations from 105 donors! Throughout the year there are many ways to support the Center by attending special events like Empty Bowls and our Auction Night or by supporting our flea markets as donors, volunteers and shoppers. What does your support support? For some of our critical programs: those programs that really extend the time a person is able to successfully live in their home, your support is essential. Our Meals on Wheels program provides warm, fresh, home delivered meals regardless of the ability to pay. This service alone can often extend living independently in the community for months and sometimes years extending the economic resources of the individual, the family and the community. Our transportation program provides a ride to the Center, door to door service for only $1 each way. This is clearly a fraction of the amount that the bus ride actually costs. But, this service provides the opportunity for social engagement, physical activity, mental stimulation, good nutrition, all while avoiding the very negative effects of isolation.
The many programs and services provided at the Center all support independent living in the community. Our fitness classes, the pool and fitness center provide the opportunity to remain active. Your support also allows us to keep the fees as affordable as possible and also to offer scholarships to those who are interested in participating but may not be able to afford the fees.By remaining active, engaged and involved, many are able to extend the time they are able to live on their own. Unless you have faced the daunting task of exploring more institutional settings, you may not be aware that the cost can range from $3,500 to more than $10,000 per month! The generous support of so many in our community throughout the years has enabled us to provide this invaluable community resource. A very special thank you to our current donors who are continuing the tradition of a broad base of community support. Please consider attending one of our special events this spring or participating in other fundraising efforts. We really do appreciate your support.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY OF SERVICE
Monday, January 15th Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Sigma Zeta Omega chapter will be joining us on January 15th as part of their Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. They will help us with projects throughout the building, do a performance at 12:00pm & provide pampering services for members.
Additionally, as part of their service day, they will hosting a coat drive from 8:00am â€“ 4:00pm in the lobby. Donate your new or gently used coats and give the gift of warmth!
MEMBER INFORMATION FOR THE LATEST ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ANY CHANGES OF ACTIVITIES IN THE CENTER, LOOK FOR OUR DIGITAL DISPLAY IN THE LOBBY OF THE CENTER!
PLEASE SCAN IN AT THE PODIUMS
It is important for us to track accurate attendance. All members should scan in with their key fobs when they come into the Center. Sign in sheets are to be used only by visitors to the Center. A valid NSC membership is required for participation in all programs (unless otherwise noted). If you would like a lanyard for your key fob, please ask for one at the Reception Desk.
ATTENTION NSC MEMBERS & TRIP PARTICIPANTS:
Please update your contact information to include cell phone numbers and at least 2 emergency contacts- this information is useful in an emergency situation. You can update your information at the Reception Desk. Thank You.
January 6th & 20th 10:00am - 2:00pm The Center is open - stop by to play billiards, use the computers in the library or bring a friend to work on a puzzle!
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President: Gail Chickersky Vice President: Lyn Henshaw Treasurer: Joe Brady Secretary: Eileen Keely Mary Ann Brown Connie Cox Frank Dowling Ed Kurtz Crystal Simms Laura Wolfe
Joan Bliss Linda Debski Laura Greene Ed Osienski Robert Walters
Newark Senior Center Board of Directors is composed of up to 18 members of our community. Meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of every month (except July & August) at 5:30pm. Anyone is welcome to attend as a guest.
TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FOR THE NEWARK SENIOR CENTER Option 1: NSC Bus
now available 5 days a week!
Bus service available Monday - Friday Tickets: $10 for 10 rides •Individuals must be an NSC member to ride the Center bus. •Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance. •Busses leave NSC to start pick-ups at 8am. Busses depart from NSC at 2pm to go home. Bus Routes: City of Newark, West Newark & Glasgow, Pike Creek & Bear Friday Shopping: Friday mornings (shopping bus leaves NSC when all 4 routes have arrived at the Center) alternating between College Square Shopping Center & Pencader Plaza * Please contact Wendell Davis (ext 126) if you have questions about NSC's Bus Program ** Funding received from New Castle County CDBG Program and the United Way of Delaware
Option 2: City of Newark Unicity Bus
NSC is on the City of Newark FREE Unicity Bus Routes. This services the official City of Newark limits. Schedules posted on bulletin board in kitchen hallway or at www. cityofnewarkde.us
Option 3: DART
The Dart fixed-route bus stop is approximately ½ block from NSC. Schedules available at www.dartfirststate.com
Option 4: DART Paratransit
Qualified members can use the DART Paratransit service. Information: http://www.dartfirststate.com/services/para_services. shtml
THE NSC DOES NOT SELL OR GIVE ITS MEMBERSHIP LIST TO ANY OTHER ENTITY.
PHYSICAL THERAPY IN YOUR HOME
We bring individualized and compassionate care to your home so you can focus on returning to your vibrant lifestyle as quickly as possible.
Convenient - No Transportation Concerns Same Therapist for every visit
• We treat most orthopedic and neurological conditions • Specialists in Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders • LSVT BIG Certified • Walk BIGGER and do more of what you enjoy!
Services offered throughout New Castle County Covered by Medicare and other insurances
Visit our website: www.firststaterehabathome.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Call: 302-304-9729
Please thank our donors for their support of the Center A Special Thank You to: Beryl King, Betty Stahl, Christine Marshall, Ed Osienski, K. Jean Williams, Katherine Taylor, Kathleen Schaffer-Grau, Richard and Peggy Sacher, Timothyâ€™s of Newark, George Grundy, Jo Anne Barnes, Caroline Martz, William and Ethel Scheper, James and Carla Grygiel, Jerry Clifton, Mary Brevoort, Charlie and Diane Baxter, Robert Leake, Bill and Joan Bliss, James Dauerty, Elaine Levey and Ginny Ferguson who donates to the Center on a monthly basis and Roberta Emmons who contributes to Meals on Wheels on a bi-monthly basis.
Thank You for the following generous people who contributed between November 9, 2017 and December 6, 2017 In Support of the Bathroom & Locker Room Renovations James and Barbara Dickinson, Harvey and Tina Maclary, Payroll Management Assistance, William and Barbara Tilton In Support of the Early Memory Loss Program Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark, Warren and Theda Ellis, and Barbara Jezl In Support of NSC General Operations James and Carol McKelvey, Olive Tree Cafe, Gene Olmstead, Brian and Marybeth West In Memory of Patricia Caldwell NSC Senior Surfers
In Memory of Carol Pobedinsky Richard Rosenbloom and Patrice Krant
We appreciate the donations that many groups make to the Center in an effort to offset the cost of maintaining the building. For the Month of November 2017 Mah Jongg
NSC NEWSLETTER ADVERTISING
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Total Group Donations: $706.70
SAVE THE DATES
January 1st - NSC Closed - Happy New Year 5th - New Year's Celebration 15th MLK Day of Service February 11th - Empty Bowls 13th - Valentine's Day Celebration March 9th - Dinner at the Oasis 16th - St. Patty's Social
April 14th - Auction Night 26th, 27th & 28th - Spring Sale
May 8th - Wellness Fair 28th - NSC Closed Memorial Day
Look for more details in future newsletters!
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IMPORTANT NEWSLETTER INFORMATION All February Newsletter submissions must be received by: January 9th at 5pm You can leave submissions with Margaret Fraser, Secretary, or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org Thank You
NEWSLETTER PICK UP
January 25th, 26th & 29th If you do not pick your newsletter up, it will be mailed on January 30th Volunteers are needed to help with the Newsletter Mailing on January 30th 9-10am in Evergreen C - walk ins welcome All new trips/classes/programs will be available for registration starting on the first of the month.
Open Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 4:00pm The NSC Reception Desk is staffed by dedicated volunteers who can: • Assist you with NSC memberships • Register you for classes, trips and activities • Sign you up for Bus Service (in person or phone) Thank you to the volunteers who give their time at the Reception Desk.
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CLAIRE'S GOURMET FUNDRAISER This spring we are partnering with Claire's Gourmet to help you with sweet treats for Easter, Mother's Day or other upcoming celebrations. We will be collecting orders for a variety of cakes, cookies, and more at the Reception Desk and at www.newarkseniorcenter.com starting on Monday, February 12th. If you would like to collect orders from friends and family, order packets will be available at the Reception Desk. Sell 10 items or more and be entered to win a lifetime membership to NSC. All orders must be returned to the NSC by Thursday, March 2nd. Orders must be picked up on Thursday, March 22nd, between 1-4pm.
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COMMUNITY NEWS DISCUSS NEW CASTLE COUNTY ISSUES: 5TH DISTRICT
Friday, January 5th 9:00am - 10:00am Please join Councilwoman Lisa Diller at the Newark Senior Center for an open discussion of issues in New Castle County that concern you! This is open to all residents of the 5th district. If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Susan Moore at 395-8365 or email@example.com.
NEED SOME HELP WITH ODD JOBS? Evelyn is a 15 year old high school student who is working on fulfilling the seven obligations required to achieve her Bat Mitzvah. As part of the obligations she must raise money for a charity that is close to her heart, the Delaware Humane Association. Evelyn decided to do this by helping out the older adult population as well.
She is willing to come to your house to help with washing dishes, dog walking, laundry, cleaning, cooking and baking and many other jobs for a $5 DISCUSS STATE ISSUES: 24TH DISTRICT Friday, January 5th 9:00am - 10:00am donation for every 2 hours of work. Arrangements Representative, Ed Osienski will be available at for help must be made directly with Evelyn and her mother by calling her at (302) 454-1309 or the NSC for an open discussion of issues. emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Newark Senior Center is only providing this information as a community service to our members & Evelyn. All arrangements are between Evelyn & the individual.
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NSC WISH LIST Gift Cards to: • BJs • ShopRite • Lowes or Home Depot • (Snack-sized) chips, pretzels, cookies, crackers, candy • Cases of soda – Coke, Pepsi in regular, diet, and caffeine-free varieties • Dry Erase Board Markers & Erasers • Reams of white or colored copier paper • Mystery prizes for BINGO - Value: $10 - $20 • AA Batteries • Large Print Books • Used Ink Cartridges • Reader glasses
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NSC E-NEWSLETTER If you are interested in receiving our quarterly e-newsletter, please email jfeinberg@ newarkseniorcenter.com with “e-newsletter” in the subject line.
Sunday, February 11th Doors open at 4pm • Soup served 4:30 - 5:30pm
many parties also choose to bring snacks to share with their table
Individual tickets: $50 Reserved table of 8: $400
all you can eat soup & a handmade bowl Tickets and sponsorship information: www.newarkseniorcenter.com or 302-737-2336
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DONATE NOW! Help us exceed our $80,000 goal www.newarkseniorcenter.com Your gift can make a difference in the lives of your friends and neighbors
Thank you for your generous support of our Annual Appeal.
NEW YEAR....NEW MENU!! See page 46 for a brand new Lunch Menu! Be sure to come in and try some of Chef Joey's new menu items. At just $5 for a hot platter and plenty of free parking, NSC offers the best lunch deal in town!
THE ARTS ART WORKSHOPS BY CYNTHIA SWANSON
Fridays, 9:30am - Noon Registration is mandatory (no walk-ins) and required 48 hours in advance. There is an 8-person minimum. Workshops are open to all painters and mediums. Bring your own supplies. Any questions about supplies will be discussed at the first class or call Cynthia at (610)268-0181. NSC Members Only
JANUARY: PAINTING STILL LIFE SET UPS I
Fridays, January 5th - 26th Learn from painting still life set ups. Set ups will change and different objects and techniques will be offered. Class is open to all mediums. Note: Students can come and work on their own art if they don't want to do the lesson. All students will get instruction and individual attention. Cost: $44 (4 sessions)
FEBRUARY: PAINTING STILL LIFE SET UPS II
Fridays, February 2nd - 23rd Learn from painting still life set ups. Set ups will change and different objects and techniques will be offered. Class is open to all mediums. Note: Students can come and work on their own art if they don't want to do the lesson. All students will get instruction and individual attention. Cost: $44 (4 sessions)
FREE ART STUDIO
Fridays, 1:00pm - 4:00pm Members are welcome to come in and enjoy the art room and camaraderie as they work on their own projects. No Cost.
ADULT COLORING GROUP
Wednesdays, 12:30pm Bring your own books and supplies and color with friends! No Cost donations welcome.
SIT N STITCH
2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 10:00am The members enjoy many types of needle art and welcome new members, who also enjoy making needle crafts. The emphasis of the group will continue to be on producing items for donation to groups such as Linus Project, Breast Cancer Survivors, Special Olympics, Sunday Breakfast Mission, Empowerment Center, etc. Members are always welcome to work on their own projects, share pattern ideas, or attend to learn new skills. Donations of yarn and cotton fabric are always welcome to assist in the construction of charity donations. No Cost.
Mondays, March 19th, April 2nd, 16th, & 23rd, May 7th 5:30 - 7:30pm Instructor: Bruce Simmons Watercolor Workshop is for those who have an interest â€“ but modest to no experience â€“ painting with watercolor. Workshop topics will cover brush techniques, color mixing, and elements of design. Typically, the first part of each 2-hour workshop will include a demo, but the majority of the time will be reserved for individual painting. The workshop objective is that each participant will come to enjoy the process of painting as well as the result of painting. A list of suggested materials will be provided by contacting Bruce Simmons at 302-388-2476. Member cost: $5, Non-Members: $15
About the Instructor: Bruce began painting with watercolors soon after graduating college. In part it was a way to balance against the "left brain" demands of the occupation he had chosen, but more than that, he was attracted by the lumenosity the medium could impact, particularly to the sky & water. Retirement has offered the opportunity to persue watercolorwith a renewed passion. His objective is to continue developing abilities both to see and to render, while also sharing what he has learned with others.
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES VOLUNTEER CASHIERS
Needed 11:15am – 1:00pm Contact Chef Joey: 737-2336 ext 117 or email@example.com
FACILITY MAINTENANCE ASSISTANCE
Various projects around the Center including painting, minor repair projects and more. Contact Wendell Davis: 737-2336 ext 126 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see date & time on page 9.
Please contact Merrily Schiavone at email@example.com
2.5 hour shifts – mornings or afternoons to suit your schedule. Handle sales of consigned items, orientation is provided. Stop in the shop and leave your name and phone number.
to help prepare, serve meals each day as well as for special events. Please contact Chef at 737-2336 x117 or stop by the kitchen to talk about opportunities.
VOLUNTEER DELAWARE 50+
NSC is a Volunteer DE 50+ station. If you are interested in becoming a member please see Megan Young for an application. More info: 302-255-9690
MEALS ON WHEELS DELIVERY
RECEPTION DESK VOLUNTEERS
Must commit to one 3.5 hour shift every other week Needed for afternoon shift (12:30pm – 4:00pm). Volunteers are responsible for answering the phones, using the computer to register people for memberships, activities and classes, and giving tours of the Center. If you are interested, please contact Megan: 737-2336 ext 129 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NONPROFIT PROJECT CONSULTANTS
Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month 10:00am If you have a professional background and would enjoy using your business skills to assist local nonprofits, consider becoming a member of NPC. If you are a member of an existing non-profit or thinking about starting one and need some help, contact NPC about how to submit a project request. In our twice-monthly meetings, members of NPC review new project requests and discuss those that are on-going. In the past we have completed projects such as: •Conducting & presenting volunteer satisfaction surveys •Revising bylaws & updating procedure manuals •Advising on board relations and policies •Helping to file for tax exempt status from the IRS •Assisting with the development of a marketing plan •Developing training programs for volunteers NPC has received excellent feedback from the organizations it has assisted and recognition from the State of Delaware for outstanding volunteer service. If you are interested in finding out what NPC is all about, please attend our next meeting or contact Jessica Feinberg at 737-2336 ext 113 or email@example.com
NSC delivers an average of 150 hot meals each day plus bagged suppers to homebound clients in the greater Newark area. You can help seniors to continue to live independently in the community by delivering a healthy meal & a friendly smile. You can become a Meals on Wheels volunteer if you have: a valid driver’s license, an insured vehicle, & an hour and a half to donate between 10:45am and 12:30pm. Volunteers can choose to deliver meals once a week, everyother week, once a month, or on a subsitute basis. For more information, please contact Stefanie Thomas: 737-5747
MEETING OF MINDS PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS
Seeking individuals with experience in education, nursing or group leadership
Volunteer Responsibilities Include: ·Assisting participants with activities ·Facilitating small group activities ·Helping to create a relaxing environment where participants feel at ease ·Accompanying participants to & from the NSC buses ·Assisting with lunchtime activities Volunteer Requirements: ·Volunteers are needed 9:30am-2:15pm, Monday - Friday ·Volunteers should commit to at least 4 hours/week. ·All volunteers need a background check. ·Separate on-site training days will be required before you start volunteering. For Additional Information Contact: Megan Young 302-737-2336 ext 129 firstname.lastname@example.org
BECOME AN AARP DRIVING INSTRUCTOR TODAY! The Newark Senior Center is one of the busiest AARP Driver Safety sites in the country. Volunteers are need to meet the demand for these classes. Please go to www.aarp.org/ volunteernow to find out more.
VOLUNTEER DELAWARE 50+ is a statewide
program offered through the State Office of Volunteerism, developed to engage persons age 50+ in volunteer service to meet community needs while providing a high quality experience for the volunteers. NSC is a Volunteer DE 50+ station. If you are interested in becoming a member of Volunteer DE 50+, please see Jessica Feinberg for an application.
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TRAVEL • Please sign up for trips as soon as possible and at least 40 days prior to the trip. Payments to the bus company and destinations are due & trips will be cancelled due to lack of registrations. • You can register for trips in person or by phone, Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 4:00pm • New trips cannot be registered for until the 1st of the month
• All trips depart from the North Entrance and are rain or shine • Refunds will not be given for cancellations unless the seat can be resold. For trips costing less than $15, refunds will be issued in the form of credits. • Phone numbers & emergency contact information are required for all trip participants. • Individuals requiring assistance – NSC offers a wheel-chair lift for Jitney Jaunts only – please notify Receptionist when you make your reservation. Individuals requiring assistance to meet basic needs must travel with a companion. A reservation must be purchased for the companion to ensure seating.
JITNEY JAUNTS • Jitney Jaunts are local trips using the NSC bus & are limited to 16 passengers (12 person minimum). There are no tour guides on these trips. • When dining as a group, please keep in mind that some establishments will include a gratuity of up to 18%. Every effort is made to provide individual checks, but some restaurants cannot accommodate this request. If this is the case, checks will be provided for tables of 4. • Jitney Jaunts are for NSC Members only. DAY TRIPS • Payment in full is due at the time of registration. Phone reservations require credit card payment.. • Please arrive 15 minutes before the published departure time.
EXTENDED TRIPS • Flyers are available in the lobby with full information on all the trips. • Deposits and completed reservation forms (available on flyers) are required upon registration of all extended trips. Final payment deadlines are listed on flyers. • Please arrive 30 minutes before published departure time. • NEW: We will only process deposits & insurance due at registration. All balances will be paid directly to travel agency.
SOLD OUT - WAIT LIST ICELAND'S MAGICAL NORTHERN LIGHTS March 14 - 20, 2018
the street and offers great food and shopping. We depart the Convention Center at 3pm. Motorcoach transporation, tip & tickets included in cost. WALKING INVOLVED
CAROUSEL - A BROADWAY MUSICAL
Saturday, March 17th 8:00am - 9:00pm Member Cost: $289 Non-Member Cost: $299 Joshua Henry and Jessie Mueller star in this LONG ISLAND revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical June 4th - 7th about a handsome carnival barker, his beautiful wife and the hard times that fall upon them. Also starring Renee Fleming as Nettie Fowler. We have very good orchestra seats and lunch is PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW Tuesday, March 6th 8:30am - 4:30pm included. 4 SEASONS Member Cost: $57 Non-Member Cost: $67 The 2018 Flower Show's theme, Wonders of JESUS, SIGHT & SOUND THEATRE Water! Guests will enter under a canopy of Wednesday, March 28th 8:00am - 5:30pm exotic flowers, and marvel at a multi-level Member Cost: $118 Non-Member: $128 bamboo waterfall. An ever-shifting rain curtain *Must Register by February 16th. will guide visitors over a "suspended" rope bridge, and through a brilliant green rainforest. We will attend Sight & Sounds newest showing for a 11am performance. Jesus is the actionFood is available at the Convention Center. However, the Reading Terminal is directly across packed musical stage adventure that takes you on a miraculous journey alongside the most May 15th - 21, 2018
20 January 2018 famous person to ever walk the earth, and the everyday people whose lives he changed forever. After the performance we will enjoy a luncheon smorgasbord at Shady Maple. CURRAN TRAVEL
KIMMEL CENTER, THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA LECTURE LUNCHEON
Friday, April 13th 9:45am - 5:30pm Member Cost: $125pp Non-Member: $135pp Registration Deadline: February 28th - Must have 30! Yannick, Daniil Trifonov, and The Philadelphia Orchestra: It’s a dream team of Rachmaninoff specialists. Following the Grammynominated Deutsche Grammophon recording Rachmaninoff Variations and Trifonov’s critically acclaimed subscription debut performing the Piano Concerto No. 4, the young Russian superstar returns to perform and record live the composer’s gorgeous and popular Second and Third concertos. orchestra. Before the performance enjoy a wonderful
lecture by Gilya Hodos with celebrity guest, Jason DePue. Lunch and a glass of sherry provided by the Double Tree Hotel. Enjoy the music while in Central Orchestra Seating. Don't miss out of this wonderful day! Some walking involved.
NEW YORK ON YOUR OWN
Wednesday, April 18th 7:30am – 8:30pm Member Cost: $52 Non-Member: $62 Must have a minimum of 40 people registered by March 2nd Sign up today!!! Drop-off and pick-up at: 49th and 8th Avenue for Theatre District – ½ price matinee tickets at the TKTS Booth (located at 47th & Broadway) or purchase your tickets from broadwaybox. com and avoid the lines. Discounts offered to subway passengers with Medicare card.
WASHINGTON, DC ON YOUR OWN
Wednesday, May 9th 7:15am â€“ 7:00pm Member Cost: $43 Non-Member Cost: $53 Bus will drop-off and pick-up only at the Museum of Natural History, which lies in the heart of the National Mall. If you are interested in The National Museum of African American History & Culture - go on their website (https://nmaahc.si.edu/) to reserve an entry ticket. Food is available in all the museums. The Ronald Reagan building has a wonderful food court, located on 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. Transportation and bus tip included in fee.
LAUREL HIGHLANDS OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
May 17th - 19th Double: $649pp Single: $756pp Deposit: $100pp due upon registration Travel to the picturesque Laurel Highlands to visit Flight 93 National Memorial and chapel, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater, a masterpiece of architecture, Ohiopyle State Park, Quecreek Mine Rescue Area, plus evening entertainment by two talented area performers! 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners including a lunch at the beautiful Nemacolin Resort Hotel. 4 SEASONS
AMERICAN REVOLUTION MUSEUM
Tuesday, May 22nd 10:00am - 4:30pm Member Cost: $55 Non-Member Cost: $65 We will begin our day with an hour and a half of free time & lunch on your own at the Reading Terminal. Then off to the Museum for two hours - your visit will begin with the introduction film, Revolution. Next, you will head to the second level, where you will explore the galleries at your leisure. Includes admission to Washington's War Tent. CURRAN TRAVEL
A CANADIAN CAPER! MONTREAL/QUEBEC/ CHARLEVOIX June 19th - 28th Double: $2,939pp Single: $3,828pp Deposit: $200pp due upon registration Travel with us to Canada to two of her most loved cities and along the St. Lawrence River to Charlevoix, east of Quebec City, a beautiful area famous for its scenery and whale watching at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River. Two nights each in Montreal, Quebec and Charlevoix at Fairmont Hotels, known for their location, hospitality, comfort and elegance. A Canadian guide will be with us throughout our journey in Canada. Travel south into New England for more sightseeing as we make our way home. 4 SEASONS
A TRIBUTE TO LATIN CASINO - CAESAR'S CASINO
Monday, July 9th 9:00am - 7:30pm Member Cost: $48 Non-Member Cost: $58 Must have valid photo identification. We will have the morning to roam the casino at your leisure - $20 slot play per person (subject to change). Admission to "A Tribute to Latin Casino" Show in the Circus Maximus Theatre at Caesar's Casino. Hear songs made famous from stars like: Sammy Davis, Jr, Louis Armstrong, Gladys Knight, Frank Sinatra and many more! CURRAN TRAVEL
BALTIC CRUISE - SCANDINAVIA/RUSSIA HOLLAND AMERICA CRUISE LINE
July 20th - August 1st Outside Staterooms: $4,740pp Balcony Staterooms: $5,080pp Deposit: $700 due upon registration Fly to Copenhagen, Denmark, to sail on this exciting cruise to great ports of call including Tallin, Estonia, St. Petersburg, Russia with 2 days of sightseeing, Helsinki, Finland, Stockholm, Sweden, and Warnemunde so you can visit Hamburg, plus cruising the Kiel Canal so you may visit Berlin, Germany. An overnight in Copenhagen completes this awesome cruise. Outside and balcony staterooms available. 4 SEASONS
22 January 2018
SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA LUNCH CRUISE Tuesday, August 21st Member Cost: $95
9:30am - 3:30pm Non-Member Cost: $105
Sign up By April 2018 & Receive $5 off per person!!!
Cruise along the Delaware River on the Spirit of Philadelphia. You will be taken back in time as the DJ plays songs from decades past. Plus, with amazing views, bingo and great prizes, you and your group will be entertained all afternoon. A lunch buffet, charter bus transportation and tips/taxes are all included in cost.
September 13th - 24th Double: $3,699pp Single: $4,349pp Deposit: $540pp due upon registration includes insurance Poland is a country of striking beauty with great forests, broad plains and tall mountains, amazing castles, poignant history and welcoming cultures. Each city has its own well-preserved town center with leisure time in each for you to explore and enjoy. The country side is lovely with colorful villages and storks nesting in high places. Come with us to discover this old-world country and its friendly people. 4 SEASONS
SICILY AND SOUTHERN ITALY
October 23rd - November 3rd Double: $3,999pp Single: $4,499pp Deposit: $540pp due upon registration - includes insurance Discover the hidden treasures of Southern Italy and Sicily â€“ breathtaking scenery, centuries-old cities and wonderful cuisine. Begin in Palermo with its exotic mix of Moorish, Norman and Spanish Baroque styles. Visit the stunning Valley of the Temples and Giardini Naxos, the "garden of Sicily" with a three night stay. A short ferry ride takes you to Italy and the unspoiled region of Calabria, Campania an the Bay of Naples. Drive the breathtaking Almalfi Coast, explore the excavated ruins of Pompeii and complete your journey in Rome. An exciting tour! 4 SEASONS
ALPINE EXPLORER & GLACIER EXPRESS WITH OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY
June 19th - 30th, 2020 Double: $6,999pp Deposit: $1,000pp (includes insurance) due upon registration - no later than 1/2/18 Every 10 years the people of the village of Oberammergau produce the Passion Play and you will witness a performance of the epic play while in Bavaria, Germany. Meanwhile, breathtaking Alpine scenery awaits you as you travel into Italy, Switerzerland and Austria to experience the colorful scenery found only in Europe. Join us for this stunning once in a lifetime vacation! 4 SEASONS
24 January 2018
CLUBS & GROUPS GERMAN CLUB
Mondays, 10:00am and Tuesdays, 10:00am
2nd & 4th Mon of every month
CHINESE LANGUAGE & CULTURAL CLUB Beginners, Tuesdays, 2:00pm - 3:00pm Led by: Dick Hugh, 368-7990, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advanced, Tuesdays, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Led by: Charles Strickler, 690-1841, email@example.com
Beginners are welcome to stay for the entire session. Practice speaking, writing Chinese Mandarin and cultural aspects of the language. The club is open to anyone interested in the language. Experienced and non experienced are welcome. Learn from each other and on occasion be assisted by native speakers.
2nd Monday of every month 6:00 - 9:00pm Open to the Public. For more information: Al 302-462-7655
Tuesdays, January 2nd & 16th 1:00pm Questions? Please contact John Popels 302-378-7126
HI FLYERS INVESTMENT CLUB
Monday, January 8th 1:00pm Hi Flyers meets on the 1st Monday of each month (unless there is holiday). Dues are $50/month and there are some openings. Questions? Hugo “Bud” Neu at 533-7583
Monday, January 8th 10:30am Do you enjoy reading? Do you sometimes think it would be fun to compare your feelings about a book you read with someone else? If the answer is “yes”, to any of these questions, we welcome you. It’s fun and we hope you’ll join us. Guests and new members are always welcome. January 8th - Group Book Share: Each person takes 4-5 minutes to tell about a book (good or bad) that they recently read.
2nd Monday of the month January 8th 10:30am Presenter: Virginia Mailman Calling all poetry lovers! Join others who share a love of words as you read, analyze, and appreciate different pieces. Feel free to bring your favorite poems to share with the group. No Cost, No Registration
Wednesdays, 10:00am “Spoken words rise like a mist on a still pond, then evaporate. Written words are stronger, surer.” Susan Wittig Albert. Think of the stories you have told. They will be gone with you. Written, they will last generations. Come see how others do it right here in this place and become a writer.
NSC CHORUS / SONGBIRDS
Thursdays, 10:00am Enjoy singing and sharing music-come join the The NSC SongBirds---no audition required. When NOT PERFORMING at various local facilities, rehearsals are held Thursdays from 10:00am to 11:30am. To join or for more information call (302)326-0790. Cost: $4 monthly fee
OOMPAH MUSICAL ENSEMBLE
CARDS & GAMES
You must have a valid NSC membership to play cards & games at NSC - Thank you for your cooperation
BINGO Cost: $.25 per card
GENEALOGY DISCUSSION GROUP
Wednesday, January 24th 10:00am - Noon Come and join our monthly conversation about genealogy. Learn how to discover, preserve and organize your family history and its treasures. The group also shares successes and brainstorms solutions to problems. Combined with the monthly computer genealogy session, there is much opportunity for family sleuthing success! To be added to our mailing list or for questions, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GENEALOGY ONLINE RESEARCH WORKSHOP Wednesday, Jan 3rd
10:00am - Noon
Your chance to meet with others and discuss a variety of topics including travel, history, news and more! All are welcome. No Cost. No Registration. Just stop by! Tuesdays, 10:30am Led by Bud Neu Wednesdays, 1:00pm various leaders Thursdays, 10:30am Led by Bill Wimmer
(RETIRED OLD MEN EATING OUT) Meet at NSC on the1st & 3rd Thursdays at 11:30am We then leave to eat lunch and enjoy "guy talk" at a variety of local restaurants. We also plan and go on interesting afternoon trips both locally and in nearby states. Questions? Contact Fred Zell 302-283-1475 or email@example.com
will resume April 2018 Questions: Charles Strickler (302) 690-1841 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CHESS Mon & Wed: 9:00am Ladies & gentlemen, beginners & advanced players are invited to play. Boards, chess pieces, & coaching are available. CRIBBAGE Thurs: 1:00pm
DUPLICATE BRIDGE Thurs: 12:15pm If you are interested in joining Duplicate Bridge please call Jan Holton at 368-0776 MAH JONGG Mon & Fri: 9:30am Purchase your MahJongg card by calling Candie at 731-7473. A portion of each purchase is donated to NSC PINOCHLE
Wed & Fri: 12:30pm
Mon: 1:00pm Fri: 12:30pm
SCRABBLE 1st & 3rd Tues: 1:00pm SHUFFLEBOARD Tues & Fri: 12:30pm
Tuesdays, 1:00pm - Cancelled January 2nd 1st & 3rd Tuesdays: Games 2nd & 4th Tuesdays: Trivia, Riddles & more! No Cost. No Registration
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NSC COMPUTER CLUB WWW.NSCSURFERS.ORG
The Senior Surfers is a computer club not a techie group. We pride ourselves on offering programs for the beginner to the advanced users and welcome suggestions for programs and presentations we didn’t think of. Email us at email@example.com with a question you would like addressed at one of our meetings or with suggestions for guest speakers and meeting topics. Website: nscsurfers.org Most current schedule is under the Calendar tab. Blog: http://nscsurfers.blogspot.com/ to see past presentations
2017-2018 SENIOR SURFER DUES
New members are always welcome. Technical or computer experience is not required to join. Our goal is for seniors to learn and become comfortable in the new digital age. Dues are $5 yearly. Stop by the lab when it is open or before and after the Thursday presentation and fill out an application or to renew.
WHAT WE OFFER FOR SENIOR SURFER MEMBERS
• Weekly informational classroom meetings on Thursdays, 1:00pm - 2:30pm. • Hands on classes in the computer lab. Advertised and offered to Senior Surfers only at a low cost of $5 per session • One on one help in the computer lab on Monday afternoons, 1:00pm 4:00pm. Members are also welcome to just come in to use the computers. • Troubleshooting of hardware and software. We are not a repair shop but many problems can be solved with an appointment on Monday.
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS
Genealogy Online Research Workshop Wednesday, January 3rd 10:00am - Noon
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN JANUARY THURSDAY PRESENTATIONS - 1:00pm Open to all NSC members - Stop in & check us out January 4th: That's a Good Question - Bob Bloom January 11th: Krista MacDonald Sr. Fraud January 18th: To Be Announced January 25th: Apple - Doug Irish
SENIOR SURFERS NEED YOU:
Volunteers are always welcome. A full list of needs can be found at www.NSCSurfers. org, choose About Us and select Volunteers in the dropdown menu. If interested in an opportunity please email us at nscsurfers@ gmail.com or talk to any board member. We are actively seeking members with expertise in a computer topic to do short presentations during Thursday afternoon Show and Tell. Support is available to help get your presentation together. Topics can be a 15 minute to one hour presentation. Feel free to recommend someone you know who may be interested. More information by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Watch your email and NSC newsletter for new offerings.
OPEN LABS FOR ALL NSC MEMBERS
Some help is available but not guaranteed. Mondays, 11:30am - 1:00pm Tuesdays, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesdays, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
unless otherwise noted, you must have a valid NSC membership to attend classes & workshops
NSC invites speakers on a variety of topics to share their views & expertise with our members. NSC does not endorse these views and encourages participants to draw their own conclusions. If you have ideas or concerns about programming, please contact Katie Rivera, Program Director at 737-2336 ext. 119 or email@example.com ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE STUDY OF HUMANITY
Tuesdays, January 16th - April 3rd 1:00pm - 2:30pm Facilitators: Angela Drooz and Bill McGrath Anthropology and the Study of Humanity is your chance to gain a complete understanding of one of the world’s most engaging — and human — sciences. Through 24 lectures by Professor Scott M. Lacy, Ph.D., Fairfield University, we will examine how humans evolved and built civilizations, review humanity’s changing attitudes about our relationship to the cosmos, and consider the many ways we express ourselves. As a field of study, anthropology covers a lot of ground, from the language of primates to bones found in a desert to modern-day war zones. A survey of the field encompasses elements of history, biology, archaeology, linguistics, sociology, and cultural studies. We will be introduced the field’s four major academic sub-disciplines: Biological Anthropology: Uncover the physical makeup of humans, our evolutionary history, and biological variations from one individual to another. Archaeological Anthropology: We’ll learn what the archaeological record shows about the development of tools, the transition to agriculture, and the development of ancient cities Linguistic Anthropology: How language has changed human evolution by increasing our capacity for information exchange, Cultural Anthropology: Examining humanity through the lens of art, religion, cultural constructs, and more. Gain a new appreciation for our world and its many cultures and the cultural connections and similarities we share as one race of Homo sapiens. Hope you join us. No Cost. No Registration.
3rd Monday of every Month January 15th 10:00am - Noon Now announcing Estate Downsizing Services!! Joseph Piane, owner of Assorted Past Antiques, is a professional purchaser of gold, silver, watches, antiques and collectibles, with a special eye for military items. Paying some of the areas highest prices for precious metals, estate jewelry and vintage watches (working or not). Fully licensed by the State of Delaware and the Delaware State Police and accredited through the Better Business Bureau, so you can feel comfortable knowing you’re dealing with an honest professional. No Cost. No Registration.
ADVANCED FUNERAL PLANNING
Wednesday, January 17th 2:00pm Presenter: Bob Foard, R.T. Foard and Jones Funeral Home and Crematory We will be discussing the many different cremation options available, such as a full funeral service, a Life Celebration event, a private ceremony or a cremation with no services. We will also be here to answer questions regarding burial options, Medicaid spend downs, benefits and packages available to honor and recognize our Veterans who have served. If you have any other topics you would like to discuss, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have. No Cost. No Registration.
AN IMMIGRANT STORY: CROSSING THE ATLANTIC IN A 17TH CENTURY SAILING SHIP
Monday, January 22nd 10:00am Presenter: Jean Norvell, DE Humanities Forum Learn about the struggles immigrants faced as they crossed the Atlantic to come to America. The presentation will address the cramped living space, dreadful food, and the more delicate topic of personal sanitation. No Cost for members, Non-Members: $10. Please Register at the Reception Desk.
28 January 2018
INTERNATIONAL EYE CARE AND EYE DISEASES IN THE AGING ADULT
Monday, January 22nd 1:00pm Presenters: Doug Lavenburg, M.D. & Joyce Varkey, D.O. DelMar Surgical and Cosmetic Treatment Center Dr. Lavenburg and Dr. Varkey are both Board Certified in Ophthalmology, serving patients with surgical and clinical care. Together they will present a lecture on eye care and eye diseases in the aging adult. No Cost for members, Non-Members: $10. Please Register at the Reception Desk.
STEM CELL THERAPY SEMINAR
Thursday, January 25th 12:00 noon Kennedy Health Pain Relief & Wellness End pain and chronic disease with stem cell therapy. The new age of regenerative medicine is here. Avoid surgery, eliminate pain medication and return to an active life. Lunch included. No Cost for members, Non-Members: $10. Please Register at the Reception Desk by January 19th.
WILLS, TRUSTS & ESTATE PLANNING
Wednesday, January 31st 10:00am Presenter: Kathy DeLacey, Esquire, Reger, Rizzo, Darnall Kathy will explain what you should know about Estate Planning and how you can exercise some control over what happens to the assets you have acquired through a lifetime of personal management. Topics will include: Wills, Revocable Trusts, Estate Planning for combined families, Special Needs Trusts, Medicaid Planning, Guardianship, and Powers of Attorney. No Cost for members, Non-Members: $10. Please Register at the Reception Desk.
THE HISTORY OF MOTOWN - BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND FOREVER - THE SOUL AND SOUND OF A NATION
Friday, February 9th 12:30pm â€“ 1:45pm Presenter: Dr. Jay Macklin, Founder of the Academy of Peace Come hear the compelling story of how Motown Records was born and learn how a new sound captivated and touched all cultures. Relive the
memories of first hearing the Motown beat. Motown was not just a business but the shaping of the sound of music in America, Hitsville, U.S.A and the World. Hear the songs, see the growth, and dance to the music! No Cost. No Registration.
EDGAR ALAN POE IN NEWARK: FACT OR LEGEND?
Monday, February 12th 10:00am Presenter: Mary Torbey, Newark Historical Society How much of the story about Edgar Allan Poe in Newark is fact, and how much is legend? We will dig into the history and mystery surrounding Poe's visit to Newark, and see some images of the town as it appeared in Poe's time. Will it still be a tall tale when we are done? Quote the raven, "Nevermore." No Cost for members, Non-Members: $10. Please Register at the Reception Desk.
AARP SMART DRIVER COURSES Designed specifically for older drivers to refresh and enhance their skills on the road. Classes cost $15 for AARP members and $20 for non AARP members. Class fees are payable by cash or check (made out to AARP) at the time of the class. Advance registration is required, at the NSC Reception Desk or by calling (302)737-2336. Basic Course (6 hours)entitles participants to a 10% discount on the liability portion of insurance. Monday, March 12th 7:00pm
Refresher Course (4 hours) entitles participants to a 15% discount for up to 3 years. Afternoon Class: 12:30 - 4:30pm Evening Class: 6:00 - 10:00pm Tuesday, January 9th Tuesday, February 13th Tuesday, March 13th
Dinner at the Oasis a BYOB pop-up dinner by Chef Joey Berenato returning
Friday, March 9th reservations available between 5:30 - 7:30 pm Cost: $50 per person full menu available in the February Newsletter
MEETING OF MINDS
A Guided Group Experience for those with early stages of dementia or memory loss
Mondays - Fridays: 10:00am - 2:00pm
An active, social and educational program for adults who are in the early stages of dementia, Alzheimer’s or any other cognitive impairments. Caregivers receive some respite time, knowing that their loved ones are in a positive & safe environment.
Currently closed for registration, but a wait list is available.
Cost: $32/day (billed at the end of the month) INCLUDES: • Transportation (on NSC bus if needed) • Lunch •Materials For more information please contact Kat Foizen 737-2336 ext 124 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please notify us of dietary restrictions when making your reservations. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.
Call 737-2336 ext 119 email@example.com
30 January 2018
RESOURCE CENTER ANIKA TURNER
SOCIAL SERVICES DIRECTOR CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER Mondays - Fridays, 8:30am - 2:30pm • Serves individuals and families faced with life transitions: residence, employment, loss, Medicare counseling, legal, referrals • Connects individuals and family members to appropriate community resources CAREGIVER RESOURCE CENTER is a program of CARE DELAWARE & DSAAPD • Provides services, support and resources for family caregivers • Free and open to the public. • Individual or group consultation via phone, email or by appointment. • Facilitates Family Caregiver Support Group on the 2nd Thursday of the month Please call 737-2336 ext 112 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
DELAWARE VOLUNTEER LEGAL SERVICES
provides Estate Planning: drafting wills, power of attorney and living wills for the elderly and terminally ill, or other special needs. DVLS also have volunteer attorneys to act as guardian ad litem attorneys as well as attorneys to represent the interest of the guardian if they fall within the poverty level. To be eligible for free legal services, you must meet federal poverty income standards. Call Delaware Volunteer Legal Services 478-8850 to get specific information.
APPLYING FOR SOCIAL SECURITY
Visit our website: www.socialsecurity.gov/applyonline It can take as little as 15 minutes. If you are not quite ready to retire, but are thinking about doing so in the near future, you may want to visit social security’s website to use our convenient and informative retirement planner: www.socialsecurity.gov/retire2
SOCIAL SECURITY RETIREMENT ESTIMATOR Millions of people have used the Retirement Estimator - you may try it yourself: www.socialsecurity.gov/estimator
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS & WEBSITES SENIOR MEDICARE PATROL (800)223-9074 NCC REGISTER OF WILLS
DELAWARE VOLUNTEER LEGAL SERVICE (302)478-8850 DELAWARE MEDICARE ASSISTANCE BUREAU "DMAB” (800)336-9500 SENIOR ROLL CALL LIFELINE(302)395-8159 The New Castle County Police Senior Roll Call Lifeline is a telephone reassurance program that offers daily contact to senior citizens residing in New Castle County. Residents interested in enrollment need to meet one of the following requirements: • Over age 55, single and/or married couples who live alone and have no daily contact with friends or relatives. • Have a disability that inhibits mobility and have no daily contact with friends or family. • Are without a person to conduct daily check on their well being. Medical Transportation: • Generations Medical Transportation: 658-6731 • FISH of Northern Delaware: 658-2954 FOOD: • HIS Food Ministry: 525-2424 • Amazing Grace Outreach Food Pantry: 777-7791 • Food Bank of Delaware: 444-8129 OTHER: • $tand By Me – Financial Coaching: 651-3401 • Free Will Service: 478-8850 • First State Community Action – Senior Companion Program : (302)498-0454 • Legal Handbook for DE: www.legalhandbookforolderdelawareans.com FREE SMOKE DETECTORS available for the hearing impaired. Call (302)257-3069 or email Brian.Ferguson@state.de.us. Offered by the Delaware State Fire Marshall.
SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
If you’re an over-50 resident of New Castle County, ABLE Employment Services can work with you to find exactly what you’re looking for, whether that’s a new challenge, a fulfilling opportunity, a more productive lifestyle, or a supplementary income. Please call ABLE at 855-994-8300 to schedule an appointment with their employment specialist.
HIGHMARK BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD
Tuesday, January 9th 9:00am - Noon Thursday, January 25th Noon - 3:00pm A BCBSD Customer Service representative is on hand during the listed times to answer BCBSD members’ questions. Updated schedules can be found at bcbsde.com or by calling BCBSD’s Customer Service at (800)633-2563.
COMMUNITY LEGAL AID SOCIETY, INC. ELDER LAW PROGRAM
No January appts The Legal Society provides Legal Services to Delawareans who are age 60+ or persons with disabilities. Services include drafting of powers of attorney and advance health care directives. For an appointment please call Anika Turner Social Service Director at 737-2336 x112.
$TAND BY ME
Are you financially ready for retirement? Have you already retired and are having trouble managing your money and covering your expenses? The $tand By Me 50+ program provides information, resources and support to increase the economic stability of Delawareans age 50+. 1on1 sessions with a certified Finanical coach aim to meet goals of financial stabilization and empowerment. Coaches provide education, support and guidance through a process largely driven by you. Coaching focuses on behavior change and empowering individuals to find their own answers. Included is Economic Check Up, a screening tool provided through the National Council on Aging thatidentifies benefits that could save you money, finds ways to cut expenses and develops a concrete plan to achieve greater economic security. All services are FREE! To schedule an appointment, In New Castle
County (302)651-3401 or (302)651-3427.
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NSC SUPPORT GROUPS Free & Open to the Public
Wednesday, January 17th 11:00am Facilitator: Heather Suchanec-Cooper, email@example.com or 368-9500 For women who are coping with changes in their bodies, families and life circumstances as they move beyond middle age. Some changes enhance our lives, while others create problems. We learn and laugh together as we share our joys and sorrows.
WIDOWED SENIORS ALONE
PARKINSON’S FAMILY PROGRAM
Tuesday, January 9th 10:15am Facilitators: HealthSouth Rehabilitation Join our group for discussion focusing on Parkinson’s resources, coping skills, & emotional support. This group is for caregivers only. If you would like more information on Parkinson's Disease, please call the helpline at 1-800-473-4636.
OPEN GRIEF GROUP
Wednesdays, January 10th & 24th 10:30am Thursday, January 18th 11:00am Sponsored and led by a Seasons Hospice Professional Facilitator who is trained to understand what you Facilitator: Heather Suchanec-Cooper, are going through. You will gain access to valuable firstname.lastname@example.org or 368-9500 Men and women who have experienced the death resources to help recover from your loss and look of a spouse or life partner. Death may be recently forward to rebuilding. All are welcome. or long ago. Learn to cope with the realities of life MAIN STREET CIRCLE OF FRIENDS as a single person and to anticipate a future that Wednesday, January 10th 1:00pm includes meaning and joy. For more information, call Sara Cavanaugh 737-4694. Delaware Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society
HEARING LOSS SUPPORT GROUP
Wednesday, January 3rd 10:00am Facilitators: Linda Heller & Jeanne Oliver, Hearing Loss Association of Delaware Ms. Heller, an audiologist with a hearing loss will discuss how hearing loss impacts everyday living, your brain and your ability to keep socially engaged and live a fulfilling life. She will discuss the latest developments in hearing aids, cochlear implants and you can try a hearing loop & be amazed at how you can hear better!! Bring a friend!
COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUPS PET LOSS
3rd Wednesday of each month, 6:30pm VCA Kirkwood Animal Hospital 1501 Kirkwood Highway For more information: (302) 737-1098
FAMILY CAREGIVER INFORMATION & SUPPORT GROUP
Thursday, January 11th 10:00am Facilitator: Anika Turner Group discussions focus on sharing information, sympathy, laughter and coping skills. We invite guest speakers on topics such as: how to deal with a person with dementia, caregiver relief, and financial planning.
VISION SUPPORT GROUP
Monday, January 15th 9:30am Facilitator: Patti Addison, Blind/Sight Delaware Topic: Winter Weather Challenges. For more information call 302-454-7224
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP
2nd Thursday of every month, 4:00pm Christiana Hospital, Room 4E85 DE Stroke Initiative (302) 757-4886 Stroke recovery continues for at least 2 years after stroke onset. Group discussion focuses on education, compassion, coping skills, sympathy as well as laughter.
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: BROOKSIDE LIONS CLUB
Are you in need of medical equipment and don’t know where to get it? The Brookside Lions Club has the following equipment which we would like to give you to use until you don’t need it anymore: Wheelchairs, Canes, Crutches, Camodes, Raised Toilet Seats, Walkers, Shower chairs, and Bath tub side rails. Please call Fred Williamson (302)738-4724 and he will make sure you get what you need.
THE SWANK MEMORY CARE CENTER NOTARY SERVICE
Please contact Mercedia Green at 737-2336 ext 122 to make an appointment.
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE IS LOOKING FOR STUDY PARTICIPANTS:
Parkinson’s Clinic: (302) 831-3195 Stroke Study: (302) 831-4615 Women's Health Study: (302) 703-9275 Low Back Pain: (302)831-7142
Delaware’s 1st and only comprehensive outpatient office for patients with memory disorders and their families - specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of memory disorders. More than 14,000 people across Delaware are coping with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of memory loss. The Swank Memory Care Center offers their patients and families the essential support, education, and guidance from diagnosis through treatment. For more information please call 3202620 or visit www.christianacare.org/ swankmemorycare
Any new goals or resolutions for the New Year? The top two New Year Resolutions are to lose weight/healthier eating and life/self improvements. That being said, only 8% of people stick to their resolutions! So how do you make sure that you are in the 8%? Follow these few tips: Make sure that your goal is important to you and has a reason behind it. Why are you doing it? Whether it is for yourself, for your kids, for your grandkids, or any other reason – make it meaningful! A good goal is something that is reasonable, measurable, and attainable. Keep track of your progress – Write it down! Having a visual of your progress will help you to keep dedicated to your goal. But most importantly don’t forget to reward yourself and be realistic. Life changing goals such has losing weight and eating healthier take time and are not easy; don’t beat yourself up if you have a bad day. Lastly, keep a timeline or deadline for your goal; this will help enhance your focus and motivation. Whatever your goal may be keep focused and don’t give up! Happy New Year! 1/31/18
~ Contributed by Kristin Weiher, Fitness Center Site Manager, CardioKinetics
34 January 2018
WELLNESS CHAIR MASSAGE WITH DAVE
Take Care of You!
Tuesdays, 11:00am - 1:00pm By appointment only - 15 minute appointments. Member Cost: $15, Non-Member Cost: $25. Registration required 24 hours in advance.
FOOT CARE CLINICS by Dr. Benjamin Denenberg, DPM
Fridays, January 19th & February 16th 15 minute appointments starting at 1pm Dr. Benjamin Denenberg, DPM of New Castle PAMPER YOURSELF FACIALS Associates in Podiatry will be conducting initial January 10th & 11th, February 14th & 15th foot care assessments as well as buffing feet 11:00am - 2:45pm - 30 minute appointments and trimming nails. Dr. Denenberg may make Kim Kisner, DE/MD Licensed Esthetician recommendations for additional treatments at Express Facials include deep cleansing, massage, his office. and customized mask to hydrate, sooth and Member Cost: $35, Non-Member Cost: $45. rejuvenate. Benefits include smoother, softer and Registration required 24 hours in advance. younger looking skin. Member Cost: $20, Non-Member Cost: $30 Registration required 24 hours in advance.
Thursdays, January 18th & 25th 10:00am - 11:30am - 30 minute appointments Virginia Mailman LPN, HTP Healing Touch is a gentle, relaxing energy therapy. The practitioner will work in a heart-centered and intentional way to support physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health. Most of the work is done directly above the body in the energy field with light touches on the body at joints and on areas where the client is experiencing pain or stress. Often used in hospitals to help patients relax, a session of Healing Touch usually leaves clients feeling centered, balanced, and less stressed. Member cost: $20, Non-Member Cost: $30 Registration required 24 hours in advance.
TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY)
Share information on nutrition and activities to help us meet our goals. TOPS is a non-profit weight loss motivational group that provides support, encouragement and educational opportunities to make healthy, permanent lifestyle choices.
Thursdays: 5:30pm (Weigh In) 6:00pm (mtg) Leader:Cathy Hoddinott Co-Leader:Renee Cuffee
Fridays: 10:00am (Weigh In) 10:30am (mtg) Leader:Eileen Burbidge Co-Leader:Deborah Butcher **2016 Award Winner for Weight Loss per Person**
HEALTH COACHING WITH DR. BILL SHEARER Many of you know Bill through the yoga classes he has been teaching here for more than 10 years. Beginning in July, Dr. Bill Shearer will be offering a free Health and Wellness Coaching Program as part of UD's Health Coaching Practicum. Health Coaching is a new field that bridges the gap between your primary care provider and your desire to put your wellness goals into action. Rather than prescribing “to dos” a health coach takes the time to walk with you, as you explore your needs and dreams of a healthy lifestyle. Health Coaches assist you in discovering your health needs/concerns, allow you to envision your wellness dreams, guide you as you design specific health goals, and help you take specific action steps that lead to a more healthy lifestyle. Weekly coaching sessions, usually 30 minutes, will be held for a minimum of 4-6 weeks or more depending on your needs. Of course, we will be flexible knowing that things come up in your personal life requiring us to modify this weekly schedule - that’s OK! All sessions are held at the Newark Senior Center and are private, with strict confidentiality being maintained. Learn how to put your vision into action using new behavior change insights. Health coaching is fun and effective - Give it a try!! For more information, contact Bill at email@example.com
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HOME REPAIR INFORMATION HOME REPAIR PROGRAM FOR CITY OF NEWARK RESIDENTS - serves
residents who are unable to make the needed repairs on their homes. The program is funded by a Community Development Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Applicants must be at least 60 years old, a resident of the City of Newark, live in an owner-occupied home and meet income eligibility. For more information, call 737-2336, ext. 112.
Newark’s best kept secret...
The Gift Shoppe at the Newark Senior Center
unique, senior hand-crafted consigned offerings 30% of all sales donated to NSC
Monday - Friday 10:00am - 3:00pm Browsers are welcome
Consignment Days 9:30am - noon
January 9th, February 6th, March 6th The Gift Shoppe Re-opening Tuesday, January 9th
Please note: Applications being accepted for this Program include City of Newark Residents only. If, however, you pay your electric utilities to Delmarva Power, you would apply to the County Home Repair Program at (302)395-5698.
PERMITS AND CONTRACTORS –If you are contemplating any renovation work in your home, please contact the City of Newark or New Castle County (or other local government) to ask if your project requires a permit. Please contact Brian Daring, City of Newark 366-7075 or Joe Day, New Castle County, 395-5519 for information.
THE ARCHITECTURAL ACCESSIBILITY PROGRAM For more information, please
contact New Castle County Department of Community Services at (302) 395-5648.
We Thank Our Lucky Stars For Donors Like You! Thank you to everyone who have generously donated to the NSC 2017-2018 Annual Campaign. Listed below are those who have donated between November 9th, 2017 and December 6th, 2017. Rosa Alejandro, Rosemary Allen, Grace Arles, Marshall and Virginia Baker, Sandra Baldino, Ralph and Penny Barrow, Patrick and Annamarie Bartling, Earlene Barton, Norma Bates, Ann Bauman, Joyce Baumann, Paul and Pam Baumbach, Charles and Diane Baxter, Wayne and Carlene Beemler, Helen Bell, Ben and Sandy Berk, Andrew and Margaret Betley, Rita Biddle, Robert and Nancy Black, John Blake, Barry Bogart, Esther Boone, Gail M. Botluk, Mary Bowers, George and Judith Bowman, Linda Brasel, Thomas Brockenbrough, Robert and Mary Ann Brown, Carolyn Brunner, Susan Brynteson, Mary Burgess, Julia Busick, Ron and Marianne Cahill, Robert Cameron, Mary Carroll, Vic and Janet Carter, Josephine Cassidy, Margaret Catts, Cecil Vault & Memorial Co., Inc, Gail Chickersky, John Chromy, Ralph Cimperman, Luba Clevenger, Tedd Cocker & Joan Wheeler, Communty Services Corp., Michael and Connie Cox, Marge Crosby, George Crum, Jr., Mart Davies, Theodore and Eleanor Deale, Marilyn Denn, William and Kris Dierks, Thomas Dixon, Milt and Donna Draper, Sondra Draper, Kathryn Jean Dunn, Eric and Kathryn Eikenberry, Karen Engeseth, Patricia Evans, Mary Facciolo, Elizabeth Feldman, Shirley Fischer, Cleo Foose, James and Mauricette Gitney, Donald Godfrey, Nancy Goland, Rich and Janet Graham, Bea Greenhill, Charles and Barbara Greenplate, Michael Gritz and Janet Tovo, Helen Grosso, James and Carla Grygiel, Arline Gulli, Patricia Hagan, Charles Hall, David and Eileen Hall, Dennis Hand, B. Harrington, Terry Haskins, Elizabeth Hastings, Elaine Hearne, Roy and Bavet Heget, E. Gail Hellams, Gordon and Maryann Hendry, Dione Henkel, Frank and Lyn Henshaw, Kevin and Krista Herbein, Turney Hernandez and Ann Rossi, Richard Hill, Sandra Hines, Joan Holstein, Shyuan Hsia, IFS Benefits, Domenic Inglisa, Charles Jackson, Earl and Carol Jaques, Paul and Eileen Keely, Beryl King, Ann Marie Kinnaman, Daniel and Deborah Kiser, Nancy Knox, Clara Kopecki, Bill and Jean Kutcher, Pamela Lack, Bradley Lane, Linda Lapointe, William and Helen Latham, Bernard and Barbara Lehman, Ray and Marian Leibfried, Juanita Lester, Richard and Joan Libera, Kara Lieberman, Rosaria Lind, Pearl Liu, George and Michelle Lynch, Harvey and Tina Maclary, William and Ann Matt, Joseph Mattern, Raul Maurelo, Art Mayer, Joseph and Marie McCormick, Frank McIntosh, Kathleen McKee, Ruth McKenry, Joseph and Teresa McKeown, Stan and Dolly Meleski, Ned Milbrandt, Dorothy Munroe, Janice Munyan, Elizabeth Murphy, Kenneth and Starlene Murphy, Mathilda Nester, Hugo and Rebecca Neu, Newark Charitable and Social Club, Albert Newberry, Gerilynn Norris, Jack and Marge O’Donnell, Edward and Carol O’Donnell, Ed Osienski, Jean Pasapane, Judy Pendleton, Joan Pierce, George Poole, Barbara Poore, Robert and Pauline Porter, Franz Portmann, Joseph and Elizabeth Potochney, Anthony Ptak, Nancy Rauch, Butch and Betsy Read, Janet Reid, Robert Rose, Patricia Rosemary, Elizabeth Ross, Nancy Ross, Dave and Connie Rudy, Virginia Rundell, Joan Rzucidlo, Laura Salminen, Salvatore Santangelo, Katherine Saunders, Aileen Sauscermen, Schneider Trailer & Container Rental Inc., Patricia Schneider, Robert Schoch, Charles and Jurate Scott, Betty Shockley, Larry Shomper, Joseph and Elaine Seibold, Edward Sigda, Nancy Signorielli, Donald and Elinor Sikora, W. Simmons, Nettie Singleton, Allen and Shirley Smith, Janis Smith, Len and Sara Jane Spaulding, John and Linda Stapleford, Lauren Stayton, Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, Robert and Judy Taggart, Katherine Taylor, Susan Taylor, Donna Thachik, William and Aline Thorme, Timothy’s of Newark, James and Rita Todd, Ann Tolliver, John and Marilynn Toomey, Barbara Tritelli, John and Angela Tunnell, Peter Vagenas, William and Grace Vattilano, Barbara Viera, Richard and Florence Waibel in honor of Judy Taggart’s Birthday, Gladys Waksmonski, Helga Walters, Albert and Maxine Ware, John and Daphne Wessells, Emory Whaley, Duane and Barbara Wilcox, Joyce Wilson, Kevin and Kimberly Winter, Shirley Worden, Robert Worrell, Marian Zebley, Frances Zelluk
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MEALS ON WHEELS Delivers a hot, nutritious midday meal Monday-
Friday to qualifying clients. Meals are prepared fresh daily in NSC’s kitchen and delivered to homedound clients by dedicated volunteers. WHO QUALIFIES FOR MEALS ON WHEELS?
To qualify, individuals are age 60+ and/or physically disabled; they may be homebount, unable to prepare an adequate meal, have a chronic disease or condition, be recovering from an illness or injury, or be very frail & lacking family support.
HOW DO I ARRANGE TO RECEIVE MEALS? For meal delivery in the City of Newark, call NSC at 737-5747. For meal delivery in the Greater Newark area, call City Fare Nutrition Program: 421-3727 General Information about Meals on Wheels can be obtained by calling Meals on Wheels Delaware: (302)656-3257
HOW MUCH DOES THIS SERVICE COST?
Clients make a donation toward the cost of their meals based on their individual financial situation. Meals on Wheels staff work with clients to establish suggested donation levels.
HOW DO I PAY FOR MEALS?
Your Meals on Wheels provider will send a monthly statement to the client or designated family member showing how many meals the client received and what the donation should be.
WHO CAN REFER A PERSON FOR MEALS ON WHEELS? Anyone can refer another
individual for Meals on Wheels - Family members, friends, caregivers, churches, doctors, nurses... Partial funding received from City of Newark, United Way & Meals on Wheels DE
For more Meals on Wheels information, please contact Stefanie Thomas, 737-5747. See page 16 for information about volunteering to deliver Meals.
RECREATION ACTIVITIES “Even though you are growing up, you should never stop having fun!” -Nina Dobrev HORSESHOES (WEATHER PERMITTING)
F: 10:00am Meet on the North side of the building at the horseshoe court. If you have your own horseshoes, the pits are available any time. No Cost.
TABLE TENNIS LEAGUE
T, TH: 12:30pm (Intermediate) T, TH: 1:30pm (League Play) F: 2:30pm (Practice) For more information contact Bob Porter at (443)309-4998. Cost: $1
“LET’S DANCE” GROUP
Thursdays, 4:00pm - 6:00pm Join us at our festive dance party each week in the Evergreen Ballroom. Come to socialize, listen to great music, maybe even dance! Waltz, Polka, Rumba, Swing, Fox Trot, etc....we have Big Band, Latin and up-to-date dance music. We also feature various simple line dances (no partner needed).
WALK OUR LAND
T, 9:00am If weather is too challenging, we will walk at Christiana Mall. For further information, call Joann Benscoter (302)368-0977 or Betty Fly (302)8348141. “G” or “JH” indicates where we walk the following Thursday (Glasgow or James Hall). JANUARY: 2nd - DelCastle Park - Meet in Parking Lot - JH 9th - Battery Park - Meet at end of street near water - G 16th - Mike Castle Trail - Meet at Parking Lot - JH 23rd - Paper Mill Park - Meet at Parking Lot - G 30th - Newark Resevoir - Meet at Parking Lot - JH FEBRUARY: 6th - Tweed Park - Meet at Parking Lot - G 13th - Chesapeake City - Meet at Shaffer's Parking Lot - JH 20th - Meadow Park - Meet at Parking Lot - G 27th - Wilmington Waterfront - Meet at the Double Cranes - JH
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You MUST have a current NSC Membership to use the Pool and/or Fitness Center.
Pool & Fitness Center Scholarships are available, please see the Reception Desk for an application.
GORE FITNESS CENTER Managed by Cardio Kinetics - a National THERAPEUTIC Leader in Corporate Preventative Medicine Fitness Center Site Manager: KristinWeiher POOL A FUN WAY TO STAY FIT! HOURS
Mondays & Wednesdays: 7:00am - 6:30pm Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8:00am - 12:30pm Fridays: 7:00am - 5:00pm
Mondays - Fridays: 8:00am - 2:30pm Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays: 4:30pm - 7:00pm Monthly: $44 • Quarterly: $120 • Annual: $440 Evening Only: Monthly: $25 • Quarterly: $66 • Annual: $250
* Pool membership fees include all Aquatic Classes & activities
$5 Day Passes ($15 for non NSC Members) are available at the Reception Desk to those over the age of 50 who would like to use the pool.
WORK OUT TICKETS & FITNESS CLASS PASSES CAN BE USED FOR POOL VISITS, AQUATIC CLASSES AS WELL AS GROUP FITNESS CLASSES (SEE PAGE 41-44)
Daily Pool Schedule 8:00 am 9:00 am 10:00 am 10:30 am 11:30 am 1:30 pm 2:30 pm
Aquacise Aquacise Water Volleyball Ageless Exercise Free Swim AquaZumba® (Tues & Thurs only) Pool Closes Evening Pool Hours
Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:30 pm 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 7:00 pm
Free Swim AquaZumba® (Monday only) Aquacise (Tues & Thurs only) Water Volleyball Pool Closes
Monthly: $27 • Quarterly: $75 • Annual: $275 New Fitness Center members are required to purchase a Quarterly Fitness Center Membership ($75) and provide either a note from your Physician or participate in an Exercise Assessment at Cardio Kinetics ($20 fee). After the initial 3 month membership, you can choose to pay monthly, quarterly or annually. Your fitness membership includes: Personalized Plan • Instruction & Recommendation on Exercise Equipment • Optional Fitness Assessment • Blood Pressure & Heart Rate Checks • Monthly Health Topics • Educational Handouts • Incentives & Challenges to Keep Fitness Fun!
POOL FITNESS COMBO FEES
Enjoy all the benefits of both the pool & Fitness Center Monthly: $60 • Quarterly: $165 • Annual: $600 For new Fitness Center members who wish to also participate in the pool, the first quarterly fee is $185, which includes a CardioKinetics assessment.
MEMBERS REQUIRING ASSISTANCE IN THE POOL OR FITNESS CENTER AREA NEED TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN AIDE. THIS INDIVIDUAL MUST TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MEMBER, NO ADDITIONAL FEE REQUIRED.
GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
NSC is proud to offer a variety of classes to suit the varying abilities of our members • You do not need to sign up for a specific class, you can attend the classes that are most convenient for you • If you are unsure of which classes you would like, you may try a class for free (ONE TIME ONLY)
Workout Tickets a package of classes. There is no expiration date on Workout Tickets • $20 Blue Ticket ($30 for Non-Members)= 4 Classes • $50 Yellow Ticket ($60 for Non-Members) = 12 Classes Fitness Class Pass • $45 ($55 for Non-Members) Unlimited Exercise Classes for the 30 days before your pass expires.
WORK OUT TICKETS & FITNESS CLASS PASSES CAN BE USED FOR POOL VISITS, CLASSES AS WELL AS GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
M, W, F: 10:15am T, TH: 10:00am Exercise is one of our defenses against many problems that are associated with aging. It improves flexibility and range of motion, improves muscle strength and helps protect joints. No Cost.
M–F: 8am, 9am, T & Th: 5pm Jump right into our aqua classes and build cardiovascular fitness and strength. Just like swimming, our water aerobics classes are easy on your joints, yet challenging enough to help you reach new levels of fitness. Because of their low-impact format, water aerobics classes are suitable for every age and fitness level, from beginning exercisers through elite athletes. Tone and sculpt your body with no impact to your joints. This popular water aerobics workout is a swimming blend of cardio and resistance training, and may incorporate resistance tools such as buoyant water weights and noodles. Pool Memberships, Pool Passes, Workout Tickets, and Fitness Class Passes are all accepted.
AQUATIC AGELESS EXERCISE
M-F: 10:30am - Jane Segal You are as young as you feel! Feel fantastic as you resistance train to help improve your strength and endurance. Enhance your flexibility, muscle strength, and cardiovascular fitness through a variety of exercises to develop a healthier you. Prevent muscle loss, promote joint mobility, prevent bone loss and help retain your independence as you work out in this class for the Ageless! Suitable for all fitness levels. Come experience the benefits of exercising in the water and meet new friends!! Pool Memberships, Pool Passes, Workout Tickets, and Fitness Class Passes are all accepted.
AQUA ZUMBA®-JUST ADD WATER AND SHAKE!
Training by Liz Abundant Life Coaching, LLC M: 5:00pm T & TH: 1:30pm - Terri Rex Fitness is a splash with Aqua Zumba®! Our invigorating, low-impact aquatic classes are exercise in disguise. Integrating the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance for one pool party you shouldn’t miss! Aqua Zumba®
42 January 2018 gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout. Join the fun for a workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief! Water shoes are recommended to protect the feet. Pool Memberships, Pool Passes, Workout Tickets, and Fitness Class Passes are all accepted.
ARTHRITIS LAND CLASS
Linda Adams, Gentle Wellness 4 Life, Arthritis Foundation certified M: 1:00pm Exercises that are gentle, simple to follow, and concentrate on improving range of motion, flexibility, and other items that are necessary for daily living tasks and chores.
Linda Adams, Gentle Wellness 4 Life W: 1:00pm Falling can inrease as we age, start wearing glasses, or taking some medication. Help prevent deadly falls that may occur. Linda Adams from Gentle Wellness 4 Life has
developed exercises that are simple, fun, and effective. Come exercise, have fun and possibly prevent costly medical bills that can result from a fall.
BREATHE, RELAX & RESTORE
Wednesdays, 11:15am - Terri Rex Training by Liz Abundant Life Coaching, LLC Hone your mind-body skills with guided imagery, breathing techniques, meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, and other therapies. Reconnect your body and soul in order to form healthier pathways for thoughts and behavior. Optimize your health & enjoy life!
JAZZERCISE LO BY NATALIE
M, W, F: 8:45am T, TH: 5:40pm This low impact, modified version of the Jazzercise Dance fitness program provides 60 minutes of warm up, cardio, strength and stretch.
LINE DANCE CLASSES BY RICK WILSON
Beginners Class M: 12:45pm Come & learn the basic steps to get you on your way to fun and dancing to the oldies & popular country music. Intermediate Class M: 1:30pm Learn more steps, turns, syncopations to some of the most popular line dances done in the area.
COUNTRY LINE DANCE BY JIM DAWSON, DJ EXPRESS
W: 3:00pm – 4:30pm Learn traditional and newer country line dances. Beginners and more experienced dancers welcome.
PILATES - THE ART OF CONTROLLED MOVEMENTS
Training by Liz Abundant Life Coaching, LLC M: 11:15am - Terri Rex T: 9:00am - Lucy Moise TH: 10:15am - Lucy Moise F: 8:45am - Terri Rex & Lucy Moise (biweekly) Restorative and invigorating, this mindful mat class will strengthen your “Powerhouse”: abs, back, hips, buttocks, and thighs. Develop long, lean muscles, heighten mind-body awareness,
and alleviate back pain. While practicing breath work, improve core stability, circulation, coordination and balance, flexibility, control and stamina, body alignment and posture, all while relieving stress and tension. Bring graceful, elegant economy of movement to your everyday life! Exercise mat required, however exercises can be modified for the chair.
Training by Liz Abundant Life Coaching, LLC M & W: 9:00am & 10:00am - Terri Rex F: 10:00am - Terri Rex & Lucy Moise Join us for this fun & diverse total body workout! Increase strength, endurance, and flexibility. Improve cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary health, bone density, balance, coordination, dexterity, range of motion, as well as mood, mental focus and acuity. These exercises can aid in pain management (of arthritis symptoms for example). Develop a sense of well-being and camaraderie in this upbeat and supportive group. Enjoy our engaging instructors’ calorie burning routines set to lively music and finish with a relaxing cool-down. Dumbbells are provided for the standing and seated exercises.
PARKINSON’S STRENGTH TRAINING
Training by Liz Abundant Life Coaching, LLC T: 10:15am TH: 9:00am - Lucy Moise Consistent exercise targeting strength and coordination has been found very effective at delaying the onset of various Parkinson’s disease symptoms. Join us for this low-impact class that can be done while seated in a chair. Listening to music, we will exercise our way to stronger bodies, healthier minds, and a way of life that promotes positive thinking and a hope for improved quality of life. Lightweight dumbbells are provided.
TAI CHI BY LINDA ADAMS F: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
YOGA BY DR. BILL SHAERER
M: 2:05 - 3:35pm W: 2:15pm - 3:45pm TH: 7:50am, 9:00am Exercise mat is required. Mondays and Wednesdays will allow more time for stretching and pose times.
INTERMEDIATE YOGA BY DR. BILL SHEARER
W: 3:45pm - 5:15pm For all who have previous yoga experience and can stand, be on your back and knees, and have reasonably good upper body strength. We explore new asanas (postures), learn more about postures, and expand breathing techniques and mudras (hand and arm positions). Exercise mat required.
ZUMBA® GOLD-FIT FOR THE YOUNG AT HEART! Training by Liz Abundant Life Coaching, LLC T, TH: 11:15am - Terri Rex We mix low-intensity and higher intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin & World rhythms take over, you’ll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are called exercise in disguise. Classes introduce easy-to-follow Zumba® choreography for a total workout, combining cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, and flexibility, range of motion, and coordination. Come for fun, leave exhilarated and strong!
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COMPUTER CENTER OPEN FOR ALL NSC MEMBERS
Mondays: 11:30am - 1:00pm Tuesdays: 10:00am - 12:00pm Wednesdays: 12:30pm - 2:00pm Come in to surf the web, check your email, read the latest news online, or browse online magazines. Assistance by volunteer monitors will be limited - we are all still learning. Equipment is provided by & maintained by Senior Surfers whose members volunteer during these hours. Apple Macs & Windows PCs are available. Please bring your own headphones if you are listening to music or watching videos.
FITNESS CENTER HOURS MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS 7:00AM - 6:30PM FRIDAYS 7:00AM - 5:00PM TUESDAYS, & THURSDAYS 8:00AM - 12:30PM
GORE THERAPEUTIC POOL HOURS MONDAYS - FRIDAYS 8:00AM - 2:30PM MONDAYS, TUESDAYS, & THURSDAYS 4:30PM - 7:00PM
JANUARY SPECIAL ACTIVITIES
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JANUARY LUNCH MENU
Menu is subject to change at Chef's discretion
This facility is operated in accordance with U.S. Department of Agriculture policy which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, handicap, religion, sexual orientation or national origin.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has issued its first guidelines on adult stroke rehabilitation calling for intensive, multidisciplinary treatment. The consistency of the findings in favor of inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) referral suggests that stroke survivors who qualify for IRF services should receive this care in preference to skilled nursing facility-based care. Source: American Heart Association, Inc.
Since 2014, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Middletown has provided a higher level of stroke rehabilitative care, offering intensive, multidisciplinary treatments to help patients get back into the community sooner. For more information, visit healthsouthmiddletown.com.
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