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Senior activities - Lucas County

LUCAS COUNTY

BERKEY

SENIOR CENTER

Township Fire Hall

5817 State Rt. 295.

Second Thursday: Free blood pressure checks and health counseling for seniors ages 60 and over, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

HOLLAND

SENIOR CENTER

330 Oak Terrace Blvd.

Weekdays: Hot lunches for seniors 60 and older; reservations due a day in advance. Suggested donation for lunch is $2. Reservations: 419-865-1340 or 419-868-1340.

Call for detailed weekly schedule of programs.

LUTHERAN VILLAGE

AT WOLF CREEK

2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., Holland.

Call 419-861-5619 for information.

SPRINGFIELD TWP.

SENIOR CENTER

Glass City Christian

Fellowship Church

8201 Angola Rd.

Open Tuesdays, Thursdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Details: 419-865-4769.

SYLVANIA

SENIOR CENTER

7140 Sylvania Ave.

Tax filing assistance for senior citizens available 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays beginning Feb. 6 and continuing through April 13. Free, but appointments required in advance. Call 419-885-3913.

April 12: Americare speaker at 10 a.m.

April 13: Out to Lunch Bunch visit the Classic Cafe, 11:30 a.m.

April 16: Medications for bladder problems, pharmacist chat at 11 a.m.

April 18: Mud Hens game, departs 9:45 a.m.

April 19: Painting landscapes with John Trumbull, 10 a.m. to noon.

April 20: Kinship Club meets noon to 1 p.m.

April 23: Joy of Giving, speaker at 11 a.m.

April 24: Natural healing with Dr. Rahman, 10:30 a.m.

April 26: Podiatrist visits at 9:30 a.m. Sign up at the office for an appointment.

April 27: Arbor Day tree planting at the center.

April 30: Social Security, speaker at 11 a.m.

Information: 419-885-3913.

GOLDEN FRIENDS

First United

Methodist Church

7000 Erie St.

Fourth Thursday: Leisure group meets 12:45 p.m. Noon luncheon optional, $6.50 by reservation only.

Details: 419-882-2205.

TOLEDO

ASIAN SENIOR CENTER

Highland Park Shelter House

1865 Finch St.

Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays.

Fridays: Tai chi exercises from 1 to 2 p.m.

April 16: Diabetes prevention tips, health seminar, 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. at the center on Finch Street.

April 23: Cervical and prostate cancer, information health seminar, 12:45 to 1:45 p.m.

April 28: Health screening day held downtown Toledo, 8 a.m. to noon at the Toledo Health Department, 635 North Erie St. Sponsored by the Area Office on Aging.

April 30: High blood pressure: the silent killer, health seminar, 12:45 to 1;45 p.m.

Information: 419-936-2866.

FRIENDLY CENTER

1336 North Superior St.

Weekdays: Seniors meet 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch at 11:30 a.m. daily for seniors 60 or older. Suggested donation $2. Reservations and information on daily programs: 419-241-6009.

FRIENDSHIP PARK

SENIOR CENTER

2930 131st St., Point Place

Weekdays: Lunch at 11:45 a.m. at a suggested donation of $2 a person.

April 13: Stardust Dance for all ages, 7 to 11 p.m. at the Stranahan Theater great hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. Johnny Knorr Orchestra, snacks, door prizes, cash bar. Tickets, $5 at the door. Free admission to Paramount Elite members. Couples and singles welcome.

Information: 419-936-3079 or visit www.geocities.com/friendshippark.

ELEANOR KAHLE

SENIOR CENTER

1315 Hillcrest Ave.

Weekday nutrition lunches: 11:45 a.m. Free will donation. Reservations required a day in advance: 419-476-2969.

Senior library programs: 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the West Toledo branch library, 1320 West Sylvania Ave. April 17: My Comic Childhood: The Funnies of the 30s and 40s. April 24: Spring card making. May 1: Healthy Cooking for One or Two. May 8: Mother's Day celebration. May 15: The Language of Flowers. Registration is required for each program; call the center or the library.

April 16 and 23: Aging Parent seminars, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

April 17: Free dinner for seniors, 5 p.m. Seating limited; call for reservations.

April 21: Spring card and board game party, noon to 4 p.m. Doors open 11:30 a.m. Tickets, $6 in advance or $7 at the door. Includes lunch, door and table prizes.

Information: 419-476-2745.

MARGARET HUNT

SENIOR CENTER

2121 Garden Lake Pkwy.

Coffee time every morning at 9 a.m. except Saturdays.

April 12: Blood pressure and glucose screening at 9:30 a.m. Health talk at 11 a.m. Bingo and euchre games at 4:30 p.m.

April 13: Home Care Services, a talk at 11 a.m. Birthday cake at 12:15 p.m.

April 18: Volunteer dinner at 4:30 p.m. Sudoku class at 12:30 p.m.

April 19: Hearing Health, 11 a.m.

April 20: Hearing screening at 9:30 a.m. Pharmacist's talk at 11 a.m.

April 24: Physician's talk, 4:15 p.m.

April 27: Home modification, 11 a.m.

Information, activities schedule: 419-385-2595.

LYMAN W. LIGGINS

SENIOR NUTRITION SITE

Grace Presbyterian Church

1171 Oakwood Ave.

Open weekdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Daily noon hot lunches at the center must be reserved in advance. Suggested lunch donation, $2. Reservations: 419-243-7346.

Details: 419-243-7313.

SENIOR ADULT CENTER

2700 Pelham Rd.

Weekdays programs for all seniors age 60 and older, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

May 9: Trip to see the play, "An Inspector Calls," with bus transportation, kosher buffet lunch at Milk & Honey. $35. Call for reservations.

Information: 419-531-2119.

SENIOR CENTERS INC.

2308 Jefferson St.

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.

Details: 419-242-9511.

CHESTER ZABLOCKI

COMMUNITY CENTER

3015 Lagrange St.

Hot lunches served weekdays at a suggested $2 donation. Reservations are required.

Activities include movies on Monday mornings and Thursday afternoon, and bingo on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and Friday afternoon.

Thrift shop is open 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.

April 13: Pot luck lunch at 11:30 a.m. Take a dish to share.

Information on all activities and services: 419-936-3090.

OAKLEAF VILLAGE

4220 Holland-Sylvania Rd.

Details: 419-885-3934.

WEST PARK PLACE

3501 Executive Pkwy.

Mondays and Thursdays: Strength training at 2 p.m. 5 cent bingo at 2:45 p.m.

Thursdays: Chatting with Cantor Evan Rubin at 11 a.m.

April 12: Veteran's Administration Aid and Attendance free seminar, 6:30 p.m. Find out if you or a relative may be eligible for additional pension funds for living in a retirement community. Reservations: 419-531-9211.

April 17: Scott High School reunion soup and salad buffet luncheon, for graduating classes of 1959 and before. Free. Reservations required. Call the center.

April 20: Happy hour music by Dan Gariepy, 2:30 p.m.

April 25: Music by the Sylvania K-band at 2:30 p.m.

April 27: Happy hour music by Dan Losek on the accordion.

Information: 419-531-9211. Events open to the public.

THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

Northwest Ohio Chapter Adult Day Center

2500 North Reynolds Rd.

The Adult Day Center provides respite care for those affected by Alzheimer's disease or a related memory loss disorder.

Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and occasional Saturdays.

Services are provided on a sliding fee scale.

Transportation is available for an additional cost.

Details: 419-537-1999.

SILVER AND

GOLD CLUB

Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home

3500 Navarre Ave., Oregon

April 18: Day trip to Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Mich. Cost, $50. Leave by bus at 7 a.m. and return 6:45 p.m. Registration and payment due April 5. No cash refunds given.

May 16: Visit to Auburn, Indiana for guided tours of the Kruse Automotive and Carriage Museum, National Automotive and Truck Museum, WWII Victory Museum, and shopping. Cost, $50.

Information: 419-691-6768.

FULTON COUNTY

ARCHBOLD

NUTRITION SITE

Scout Cabin

320 West Holland St.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. activities for seniors age 60 and older.

Information and lunch reservations: 419-445-3590.

DELTA

NUTRITION SITE

401 Main St.

Open Tuesdays and Thursdays.

April 12: Bingo at 10:45 a.m. Blood pressure checks at 12:15 p.m.

Noon lunch reservations: 419-822-3452.

FAYETTE

NUTRITION SITE

Opera House

1055 East Main St.

Information: 419-237-1340.

SWANTON

SENIOR CENTER

Trinity United Methodist Church

210 North Main St.

Lunches served at noon weekdays; reservations required at least a day in advance.

April 13: Bingo, 11 a.m.

Information, reservations: 419-826-9776.

WAUSEON

SENIOR CENTER

240 Clinton St.

Weekdays: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. activities and daily lunch for senior citizens 60 or older. Lunch reservations and schedule of programs: 419-337-9299 or 1-800-686-9217.

Tax Form assistance for seniors ages 60 and older by trained AARP volunteers continue through April 10. Call the center for an appointment, 419-337-9299.

Information: 419-337-9299.

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 details, call 1-866-631-3022.



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