Senior center offering free workshop

Published 10:56 am Saturday, February 24, 2018

Do you provide care for a loved one? Do you wish you knew how to take better care of yourself? This free workshop series is for you.

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is a group workshop designed to help caregivers develop self-care tools to better manage the unique challenges facing them. Workshop participants learn practical skills proven to reduce stress, communicate more effectively, improve self-care, make effective decisions and access community resources for caregivers.

There will be an open house at 1 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the Mower County Senior Center. If you have questions about this class or would like more information, please join us .

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Don’t forget our coffee shop where every day you can have homemade soup for $1 and sandwich for 50 cents. Tuesday we are having chicken noodle hotdish in the coffee shop for only $2.

Upcoming Events

Monday: Blood pressure checks, 9 a.m.; SAIL Bone Builders, 9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle and Bridge), 12:30 p.m.; Exercise  with Evie’s Friends, 1 p.m.

Tuesday: Silver Sneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Exercise with Evie’s Friends, 9 a.m.;  Chicken noodle hotdish,  11:30 a.m.; Cards  (500, Duplicate Bridge,  Pinochle), 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Wood Carvers, 8:30 a.m.; Tai Chi,  9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.; Cedars lunch/Jeopardy, noon; Weight Watchers, 12:15 p.m.;

Cards (Duplicate Bridge, Pinochle, Cribbage), 12:30 p.m.; Powerful Tools open house, 1 p.m.; Stitching Bees, 1 p.m.; Open chess, 1 p.m.

Thursday: Tops, 8 a.m.; Silver Sneakers, 8:15 a.m.; Exercise  with Evie’s Friends, 9 a.m.; Cards (Pinochle) 12:30 p.m.; Bingo and open chess, 1 p.m.;  Weight Watchers, 5 p.m.; Zumba, 6 p.m.

Friday: SAIL, 9 a.m.; Walking Club, 9 a.m.; Defensive driving, noon; Cards (Bridge Tournament, 500), 12:30 p.m.; Ping pong 3 p.m.

Weekly Card Results 

Monday Bridge

Feb. 12, one table

1st Mary Johnsen, 2nd John Karnes, 3rd Carolyne Higgins, 4th Jaynard Johnson

Tuesday Bridge

Feb. 13, six tables

1st Millie Seiver, 1st Joyce Crowe; 2nd Carolyne Higgins, 2nd Chuck Borneman; 3rd Bud Higgins, 3rd Vandy Newman; 4th Gail Schmidt, 4th Ray Schmidt; 5th Bill Momsen, 5th Larry Crowe; 6th Connie Johnson, 6th Jaynard Johnson

Tuesday 500

Feb. 13, two tables

1st Betty Fisher, 2nd Roman Kikuts, 3rd Dorran Rickert

Friday 500

Feb. 16, three tables

1st Wayne Chilson, 2nd Sally Michels, 3rd Gene Rauen

Friday Bridge

Feb. 16, two tables

1st Mary Johnsen, 2nd Jaynard Johnson, 3rd Millie Seiver

Wednesday Duplicate Bridge

Feb. 14, six tables

1st Dave Ring, 1st Orrion Roison; 2nd Tom Flaherty, 2nd Stan Schultz; 3rd Larry Crowe, 3rd Jim Fisher; 4th Loren Cleland, 4th Bud Higgins; 5th Chuck Borneman, 5th Rick Stroup