MENTOR SENIOR CENTER PROGRAMS AND EVENTS: MARCH, 2012

Mentor Senior Center    8484 Munson Rd     440 974-5725            Office hours  Monday-Thursday, 8 AM-7:30 PM,        Friday 8 AM-4:30 PM       (Fitness equipment available 7 AM, Main Entrance doors only)

         Thursday   Mar 8   1:30-2:30 PM   Consumer Protections from the office of Attorney General Mike DeWine       The Senior Scam workshop helps senior citizens learn to recognize the signs of a scam to protect themselves and their families.  #20150

         Wednesday   Apr 18  3 PM     Take Control of Arthritis & Diabetes Forum      Arthritis and diabetes have several common features, including inflammation and the risk factors of age and weight.  While arthritis does NOT cause diabetes and diabetes does NOT cause arthritis, more than half of the people with diabetes also have arthritis. 

Learn about both diseases from Kelly Donahue, Program and Public Awareness Manager for the Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region, Northeastern Ohio and from Daniel C Finkenthal, RN, BSN, BA Nurse Educator, Diabetes Partnership.

         Thursdays   Feb 2-April 7   9 AM-3 PM     Income Tax Assistance with AARP Volunteers     Trained Volunteers will assist in the completion of state and federal income tax forms.  They do not assist with city tax.

If you are getting a refund and would like Direct Deposit, bring a check with the routing number and account number to your appointment.

We are full, but call to be put on a wait list.

         Monday   May 7   8 AM-12 PM    AARP Driving Safety Program      Licensed drivers 50 or older can take this class, designed to refine existing skills as well as develop new, safe defensive driving techniques.  You may earn a certificate and possibly qualify for lower auto insurance rate (check with your agent). 

Bring your driver’s license and AARP card to the first class.  Bring a sandwich or snack if desired.  Cost:  $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-AARP members.  Check or money orders only made payable to AARP.  #20151 

 

       Tuesday, 12-1 PM   March 13  Memory Boosters  Betsy Parke, instructor.  Activity Room 2   No fee, but please register by March 13.  #19981       Give your memory a boost with exercises designed to stimulate the brain and strategies you can use to support your memory.  The class will also provide group discussion and the latest in current memory research.

            Thursday   Mar 8 & 22  1-2 PM  Memory Care Support Group      Linda Bliss, Facilitator  For those touched by Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory impairments.  Come join others to discuss signs & symptoms, resources available, caregiving help and other topics the group would like to discuss.

       Monday  Mar 12   7-9:30 PM  Line Dance Party     Line dances led in a party atmosphere along with light refreshments.  The cost is $5 per person through Mar 8 and $7 per person after Mar 8.  #19137

                           MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES  

$1 refreshment ticket available prior to Monday Night movies.

Monday  Mar 5   J. Edgar  starring Leonardo DiCaprio  Rated R.

Friday   Mar 16  Special Matinee at 12:30 PM of Hugo  description below

Monday   Mar 19  Hugo  starring Ben Kinsley.  Rated PG.

Monday   Mar 26  Jack and Jill  starring Adam Sandler.  Rated PG

                                    CULTURAL GROUPS

Monday   Mar 5   10 AM  German Culture Group  Al Rein will present a program on his experience at Morton Salt Company and what it’s like to go 2000 feet below Lake Erie in the mines.  All are welcome.

Tuesday   Mar 27   2 PM   Slovenian Culture Group  Please contact Jo Leufkens at 440 255-3933 for any questions.

Tuesday   Mar 6   11:45 AM  Italian Culture Group   We will have our regular meeting. All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday  Mar 8   9:30 AM

                             CORDIAL CONNECTIONS

Cordial Connections is a Mentor Senior Center club for single seniors.  Come to the Informational Meeting at the Center, Monday, Mar 12 at 10:30 AM in the activity room.  For more information, call 440-953-4469

                                       FISHING CLUB

Tuesday   Mar 20  10 AM    Guest speaker Jim Meadows from Lake MetroParks as he discusses the MetroParks annual fishing derby and the many fishing holes in the parks.

                                      HIKING CLUB

Thursdays    9 AM  Join us as we hike the many MetroParks in the area.  Call Nick at 440 974-5725 for a current schedule.

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