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Published: Wednesday, 5/9/2007

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 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.

SYLVANIA

SENIOR CENTER

7140 Sylvania Ave.

May 10: Consumer Protection by the Ohio Consumers Council, 10 a.m.

May 11: Out to Lunch Bunch at the Sylvania Diner, 11:30 a.m.

May 14: Diabetic shoe fitting, 9:30 a.m. Call the center for an appointment. Memory Loss and Brain Fitness, speaker at 10:30 a.m.

May 16: Movie, "Yankee Doodle Dandy," at 1 p.m. Sign up at the office.

May 17: OSHIP help with health care issues; call for an appointment. Long Term Care insurance, a talk at 10:30 a.m.

May 18: Mrs. Rose's Dinner theater, call the center for information and reservations. Wal-Mart shopping at 9:30 a.m. Sign up in the office.

Information: 419-885-3913.

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.

May 19: Spring gathering from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Information: 419-936-2866.

ELEANOR KAHLE

SENIOR CENTER

1315 Hillcrest Ave.

Senior library programs: 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the West Toledo branch library, 1320 West Sylvania Ave. May 15: The Language of Flowers. Registration is required.

Activities information: 419-476-2745.

MARGARET HUNT

SENIOR CENTER

2121 Garden Lake Pkwy.

May 10: Heart disease program, 11 a.m. Bingo at 4:30 p.m.

May 15: Center open 10a.m. to 2 p.m. No lunch or nutrition program.

May 17: Omelets, 9 a. m. Commodities at 1 p.m.

May 18: Hearing screening at 9:30 a.m. Pharmacist Talk at 11 a.m.

Information, activities schedule: 419-385-2595.

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 22: Birthday party at 1:15 p.m. Part II of Fiddler on the Roof at 1:30 p.m. in the community room.

Information: 419-531-2119.

CHESTER ZABLOCKI

COMMUNITY CENTER

3015 Lagrange St.

May 11: Mother's Day party.

May 14: Medications for shingles, a talk by the pharmacist, 11 a.m.

May 15: No lunches today.

May 21: Nutrition speaker.

Information and activities: 419-936-3090.

WEST PARK PLACE

3501 Executive Pkwy.

May 11: Happy Hour at 2 p.m. Old time favorites played by Bruce Hammond.

May 15: Waite High School reunion soup and salad buffet at noon, for graduates of 1959 and before. Reservations required; limited seating. Call the center.

May 16: Skin care, a talk by Karen Klaege M.D. at 1 p.m.

May 18: Happy Hour at 2:30 p.m. Music by the Sylvania Senior Center Choir.

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

AREA OFFICE ON AGING

2155 Arlington Ave.

May 15: Spring Fling 2007 senior day, 10 a m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Sylvania Sports and Exhibition Center at Tam-O-Shanter, 7060 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania. Information: 419-725-6957.

THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

Northwest Ohio Chapter Adult Day Centers

2500 North Reynolds Rd. and 131 North Wheeling St., Suite 2.

Respite care available 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. Services are provided on a sliding fee scale.

Transportation is available for an additional cost.

Details: 419-537-1999 or 419-720-4940.

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.

SILVER AND

GOLD CLUB

Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home

3500 Navarre Ave., Oregon

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.

CHESTER ZABLOCKI

COMMUNITY CENTER

3015 Lagrange St.

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

May 11: Mother's Day party.

May 14: Medications for shingles, a talk by the pharmacist, 11 a.m.

Information and activities: 419-936-3090.

POWER WHEELCHAIRS FOR SENIORS

AND THE DISABLED

Electric power 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 or scooter if they suffer from certain conditions such as respiratory disorders, arthritis, or cardiovascular disease that limit their ability to use a standard wheelchair. Call 1-866-631-3028 for information.



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