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November 14, 2013 by karen | No Comments

Senior Center Weekly Events

Chardon Senior Center, 12555 Ravenwood Drive, Chardon, 440-279-2130.

Leading a Brain Healthy Lifestyle: Nov. 14, 12:30 p.m. Lynne from Kemper House will teach seniors ways to exercise their brains and stay healthy.

Turkey Bowl Returns: Nov. 15, 1 p.m. Burton Healthcare will provide refreshments and prizes for a fun event. Seniors can try their luck at knocking down bowling pins with a 7-pound frozen turkey breast or just come and cheer on their favorite bowler.

Low Vision Support Group: Nov. 18, 10 a.m.

Digital Photography from the Beginning: Nov. 18, 12:30 p.m. Eileen Findak will teach seniors about f-stops and shutter speed and how they relate to the camera icons. Learn ways to enhance the quality of photos. Bring a camera and its manual.

Memory Screenings: Nov. 19. Call to schedule an appointment.

Middlefield Senior Center, 15820 Ridgewood Drive, Middlefield, 440-632-0611.

Dare to Be 100: Nov. 19, 9 a.m. Free UH Geauga Medical Center presentation on Keeping Your Memory Sharp followed by confidential memory screenings. Call for an appointment.

West Geauga Senior Center, 11414 Caves Road, Chester, 440-729-2782.

St. Anselm Students Visit: Nov. 20. The third-grade class from St. Anselm will be visiting to discuss how things compare between generations.

Chagrin Falls Senior Center, 7060 Woodland Ave., Bainbridge, 440-247-8510.

What Should I Take?: Nov. 14, 11 a.m. Geauga County Board of Mental Health and Recovery Services will provide tips on planning for an emergency and discuss how developing a plan can relieve anxiety.

Balance Screening: Nov. 15. Call for an appointment. Free.

Memory Screening: Nov. 19. UH Medical Center will provide free screenings. Call for an appointment.

Sex and the Senior: Nov. 20, 11 a.m. UH nurse Julie will present the free program.

Thompson Senior Center, 8091 Plank Road, Thompson, 440-298-3822.

Dare to Be 100:?Nov. 21, 10 a.m. UH Geauga Medical Center will give a free presentation on Keeping Your Memory Sharp. Presentation will be followed by free confidential memory screenings.

Holiday Meals For Seniors

The Geauga County Department on Aging will offer a traditional holiday meal to any Geauga County senior, age 60 and older, who will be home and alone on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28 and/or Christmas Day, Dec. 25.

A friendly volunteer will deliver a hot holiday meal to the seniors home and spend a little time visiting on Thanksgiving and/or Christmas day.

To receive a Thanksgiving or Christmas meal, call the Department on Aging by Nov. 15 for Thanksgiving and Dec. 13 for Christmas.

If one is or knows a senior citizen who will be home and along on the holidays, call the department on aging at 440-279-2130, 440-564-7131, ext. 2130 or 440-834-1856, ext. 2130.

Bainbridge/Chagrin AARP

The Bainbridge/Chagrin AARP 4527 will hold its holiday party Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. The event will feature a buffet dinner with dessert at Sun Valley Party Center, 10000 Edwards Lane, Auburn Township. Cost is $16 for members and $19 for nonmembers.

To purchase tickets, call Betty Scholz at 440-338-8321. Reservation deadline is Nov. 19.

The group is still collecting food for the Food for Friends food pantry and donations for the USO

For more information, call Betty Franek at 440-543-4767.

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