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Published: Wednesday, 10/18/2006

Senior activities

EAST TOLEDO

SENIOR

ACTIVITIES CENTER

Navarre Park shelter house

1001 White St.

Oct. 21: Fall craft show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the center. Homemade crafts, bake sale, desserts. Tables for rent: 419-691-2254.

Oct. 28: Monster Ball and Reverse Raffle benefit, 6:30 to 11 p.m. at the IBEW Hall Local 245 at 705 Lime City Rd., Rossford. Cost, $40, per person, includes beef and chicken dinner. Costume optional. Broomstick races, raffles. Ticket includes chance to win the reverse raffle grand prize of $2,000. Information: 419-691-2254.

Activities include bingo, fitness, ceramics, painting, computer classes, line dancing, volleyball, and shuffleboard, shopping trips, sewing and crafts, movie days, and various theme parties.

Daily lunch program; reservations due by 11 a.m. a day in advance.

Information: 419-691-2254.

LUTHERAN HOME

AT TOLEDO

131 North Wheeling St.

The Coffee Club meets the second Thursday each month and is open to all.

Information: 419-693-0751, ext. 246.

ELMORE

SENIOR CENTER

Grace Lutheran Church

19225 West Witty Rd.

Hot lunch served at noon Tuesdays and Thursdays at the church, followed by a program. Reservations are due by 9 a.m. the day before. Call 419-862-3874, or toll-free at 1-877-862-1122.

JERUSALEM TWP.

SENIOR CENTER

9501 Jerusalem Rd., Curtice.

Weekdays: Hot luncheon and social hour 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lunch/home delivery of hot meals available. Lunch reservations: 419-836-4904, 10:30 a.m.-noon, the day before.

MILLBURY

AGELESS WONDERS

Lake Township Hall

27975 Cummings Rd.

Meetings held the second Thursday each month from noon to 2 p.m. Lunch, programs, speakers, and planned activities.

Information: 419-837-5743.

OREGON

JAMES HANCOCK

SENIOR CENTER

5760 Bayshore Rd.

Oct. 30 and Nov. 6: Christmas Food Baskets applications taken from 2 to 4 p.m. For residents of the city of Oregon, Curtice (Lucas County only), Harabor View and Jerusalem Township. Valid driver's license or photo ID and proof of income required at application. Information: 419-691-9750.

Flu shots from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 30 at the center. No appointments required. Call the center for payment and insurance information.

Movies at 1 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays each month.

Car wash for $5 plus coffee and doughnuts while you wait, the second and fourth Thursdays each month.

Weekdays: Hot lunches at 11:30 a.m. for a donation of $1.75. Call for reservations. Other weekday events include line dancing, fitness, bingo and bunco, coffee hour on Tuesday mornings, and Breakfast Club on Thursdays.

Information on daily programs: 419-698-7078.

SILVER AND

GOLD CLUB

Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home

3500 Navarre Ave., Oregon

Information: 419-691-6768.

SILVER AND GOLD CLUB OF OTTAWA COUNTY

Walker Funeral Home

515 Sylvania Ave., Toledo

For Ottawa County seniors age 55 and older: bus trips, planned events, seminars, and activities.

Schedules and information: Jennifer Waldron, 419-898-3011.

PERRYSBURG

SENIOR CENTER

140 West Indiana Ave.

Oct. 23: Funny Monday jokes at 12:30 p.m.

Oct. 25: Halloween party at 12:30 p.m. Games and costumes.

Oct. 26: Investment Club, 9:30 a.m.

Oct. 27: Breakfast Club, 9 am. at Cafe Marie's. Registration required.

Weekly: Cards, games, and bingo. Hot lunches at noon at the center for a donation of $2; a home-delivered lunch can be arranged. Call for reservations.

Volunteers with cars to deliver noon meals to home-bound individuals in the area, one day or more per week.

Information: 419-874-0847.

HEARTLAND

OF PERRYSBURG

10540 Fremont Pike

Information: 419-874-3578.

PERRYSBURG

COMMONS

RETIREMENT CENTER

10542 Fremont Pike

Oct. 26: Community Halloween bingo, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Prizes and refreshments provided. Free event.

Information: 419-874-1931.

ROSSFORD

SENIOR CENTER

400 Dixie Hwy.

Oct. 19: Bingo at 12:30 p.m. Breakfast from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at $3. French toast and sausage, fruit, muffins, orange juice.

Oct. 30: Movie with Cary Grant and Irene Dunne, Penny Serenade, at 12:30 p.m. 50 cents for pop and popcorn.

Oct. 31: Halloween party, 12:30 p.m. Wear a costume.

Programs for seniors 60 and older. Noon lunches on weekdays for a $2 donation; delivery available for the home bound. Call 419-666-8494 for lunch reservations.

Information: 1-800-367-4935 or 419-666-8494.

WALBRIDGE

NORTHEAST SENIOR CENTER

705 North Main St.

Oct. 19: Book Club discusses a sports memoir by columnist Christine Brennan, Best Seat in the House, 1 p.m.

Oct. 23: Pokeno games, 1 p.m.

Oct. 26: Cholesterol screening for ages 60 and older who are residents of Wood County. Cost, $15. Appointments required. Call 1-800-367-4935.

Oct. 27: Jewelry making class, 12:30 p.m. Free.

Oct. 30: Halloween party at 12:30 p.m. Costume contest.

Information: 419-260-3228.

WOODVILLE

SENIOR CENTER

Woodville Fire Hall

321 East Main St.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lunch served weekdays at 11:30 a.m., reservations due at least 24 hours in advance. Call 419-849-3636. Donation: $2.25 for ages 60 and older and $4.25 for under age 60.

Regular activities and information: 419-849-3636

LUNCH AND

LITERATURE

Wood County seniors can have large-print books and books on tape or disc from the Wood County District Public Library delivered with their home-delivered meals.

Information: 419-352-5104.

TOLEDO

ALZHEIMER'S

ASSOCIATION

Northwest Ohio Chapter

Adult Day Center

2500 North Reynolds Rd.

Respite care for those affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related memory loss disorder.

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and occasional Saturdays; sliding fee scale.

Transportation available for additional cost.

Information: 419-537-199.

SENIOR CENTERS INC.

2308 Jefferson Ave..

Househelper service for senior citizens ages 60 and over is available. Hourly fee is applied on a sliding scale, based on income. Light housekeeping, simple errands.

Van transportation to and from the grocery store available once a week for seniors.

Information: 419-242-9511.

POWER WHEELCHAIRS FOR SENIORS AND THE DISABLED

Power electric wheelchairs available to senior citizens age 65 and older who are unable to walk or self-propel a manual wheelchair in their home or independent living quarters and who meet additional requirements.

Also available to the permanently disabled of any age.

Free to those who qualify.

Miracle on Wheels:

1-800-749-8778 or visit www.jaspanmedical.com.

Wishes on Wheels: visit www.threewishes2.com.

Senior Wheels USA: 1-800-246-6010.

Wheels of Love: Medicare recipients may be eligible for a free power wheelchair if they suffer from certain conditions that limit their ability to complete daily living activities.

For information on Medicare eligibility, call 1-866-631-3022.



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