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Senior Center hosting Family Education Workshop

Published 4:43pm Saturday, April 13, 2013

The Senior Center is hosting a Family Education Workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Are you caring for an aging loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? This workshop will address:

Techniques to handle challenging behaviors and activities to encourage engagement.

Learn more about challenging behaviors that may be displayed by those with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, and find techniques to best manage difficult behaviors.

Also discover various ways to encourage your loved one to engage in activities.

Staying active has many benefits for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Learn about activities for the mind, body, and soul and ways to engage your loved one.

This workshop is presented by Karen Hanson of Home Instead Senior Care.

To sign up for this stop by the front desk or call 433-2370 ext 0.

See you there. You are always welcome at the Senior Center

Upcoming events

Monday: Blood pressure, 9 a.m.; cards (Pinochle, Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise with Evie, 1 p.m.; movie, 6 p.m.; Facebook lessons, 6 p.m.

Tuesday: Silver Sneakers 8:30 a.m.; Exercise w/Evie, 9 a.m.; cards (Pinochle, Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Zumba, 4:05 p.m.; SilverSneakers, 4:30 p.m.; Zumba 5:35/7 p.m.

Wednesday: Tai Chi, 9:30 a.m.; cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Stitching Bees, 1 p.m.; Open chess, card Bingo, 1 p.m.; Zumba Boot Camp, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday: Silver Sneakers, 8:30 a.m.; Exercise with Evie, 9 a.m.; Caregivers Support Group 10:30 a.m.; cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Bingo, open chess, 1 p.m.; Eyecare Clinic, 3:15 p.m.; Zumba, 4:05 p.m.; Silver Sneakers, 4:30 p.m.; Family Education Workshop, 6 p.m.; Zumba, 5:35/7 p.m.

Friday: Tai Chi, 9:30 a.m.; cards, (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.

Weekly Card Results

Monday Bridge

April 1, three tables

1st Bud Higgins, 2nd Dave Solomonson, 3rd Carolyne Higgins, 4th Russ Vaale, 5th Jaynard Johnson

Tuesday Duplicate Bridge

April 2, three tables

1st Marge Blaser, 1st Joyce Crowe; 2nd Jaynard Johnson, 2nd Dave Solomonson; 3rd Bud Higgins, 3rd Jim Fisher;

4th Ray Schmidt, 4th Gail Schmidt

Tuesday “500”

April 2, four tables

1st Dorothy Stern

2nd Eloise Williamette

3rd Eddie Hall

4th Marion Zimmerman


Mildred Ballantyne

Dave Solomonson

Friday Bridge

April 5, three tables

1st Jaynard Johnson, 2nd Carolyn Higgins, 3rd Betty Jorgenson, 4th Vandy Newman, 5th John Karnes

Weekly Cribbage

April 3, 3 3/4 tables

1st Bernice Scholer

2nd Dorothy Peterson

3rd Jaynard Johnson

4th Pat Peters

Weekly “500”

April 5, five tables

1st Mildred Ballantyne, 2nd Eddie Hall, 3rd Sally Michels, 4th Dorothy Schloo

Semcac Daily Meals

Monday: BBQ meatballs

Tuesday: Baked chicken

Wednesday: Seashore casserole

Thursday: Roast turkey

Friday: Baked fish

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