Helping bridge the generation gap

Published 10:35 am Sunday, August 28, 2016

You may have been wondering, what is all this Aging Mastery stuff. Well here is your chance to see what we are talking about.

At 2 p.m. on Monday we will have a taste of AMP class called inter generational communication, Growing Up and Growing Older: Confronting Ageism.

A generation gap in experience can sometimes make it difficult for different age groups to see what they have in common. Understanding and confronting stereotypes is a great starting place for building connections across generations.

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This is from the writers of the NEW 10 week series hosted by the senior center.

The National Council on aging has written this additional class on communicating with other generations. Join us for this informative class. Everyone is welcome. Pre-register by stopping by the front desk or calling 507-433-2370.

Don’t forget our coffee shop where every day you can have homemade soup for $1 and sandwich for 50 cents. On Tuesday we will be serving hamburger stroganoff for only $2. You are always welcome at the center.

 Upcoming Events

Monday: Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Blood pressure checks, 9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.; Naps, 9:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise w/Evie’s Friends, 1 p.m.; Intergenerational Connections, 2 p.m.

Tuesday: Silver Sneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Exercise w/Evies Friends, 9 a.m.; Hamburger stroganoff, 11:30 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge, 500), 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Tai Chi, 9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.;

Picnic in the Lot, noon; Weight Watchers, 12:15 p.m.; Cards (Cribbage, Pinochle, Duplicate Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Stitching Bees, 1 p.m.; Open chess, 1 p.m.; Weight Watchers, 5:30 p.m.

Thursday: Silver Sneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Exercise w/Evies Friends, 9 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle), 12:30 p.m.; Open Chess, 1 p.m.

Friday: Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Cards (500, Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.; Ping Pong, 3 p.m.

 Weekly Card Results

Monday Bridge

Aug. 15, two tables

1st Carolyne Higgins, 2nd Mary Johnsen, 3rd Dave Solomonson, 4th Joanne Maxfield, 5th Lois Johnson

Tuesday Duplicate Bridge

Aug. 16, six and a half tables

1st Loren Cleland, 1st Dave Ring; 2nd Barb Ingebritson, 3rd Dave Solomonson; 3rd Judy Bungum, 4th Cleo Osmondson; 4th Carolyn Higgins

Tuesday 500

Aug. 15, three tables

1st Wayne Chilson, 2nd Mary Carol Freitag, 3rd Sally Michels, 4th Wayne Freitag

Friday Bridge

Aug. 19, two tables

1st Millie Seiver, 2nd Russ Vaale, 3rd Mary Johnsen, 4th John Karnes, 5th Anne Dvorak

Wednesday Duplicate Bridge

Aug. 17, four and a half tables

1st Larry Crowe, 1st Jim Fisher; 2nd Bud Higgins, 2nd Loren Cleland; 3rd Joyce Crowe, 3rd Millie Seiver, 3rd Ron Peters, 3rd Vandy Newman


Dave Solomonson

Friday Cribbage

Aug. 19, one table

1st Barb Dickman, 2nd Russ Vaale

Friday 500

Aug. 19, three tables

1st Barb Dickman, 2nd Wayne Freitag, 3rd Mary Freitag, 4th Arlys Spurlin