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Published: Wednesday, 2/20/2008

Senior activities: West

SYLVANIA SENIOR CENTER

7140 Sylvania Ave.

Tax filing help for senior citizens, by AARP-trained volunteers, Tuesday and Friday mornings by appointment only, through April 15. Free.

Feb. 21: Managed Care insurance issues, 10:30 a.m. Food Stamp Outreach pre-screening, 10:30 a.m.

Feb. 22: Art Studio 1, 9-11 a.m. Jazzercise, 3:45 p.m.

Feb. 29: Sadie Hawkins Party from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at $5. A light supper served from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Performance and sing-alongs, door prizes and a prize for the best dogpatch or country costume. Space limited. Call for information.

Information: 419-885-3913.

HOLLAND COMMUNITY SENIOR CENTER

330 Oak Terrace Blvd.

Weekdays: Hot lunches for seniors 60 plus; reserve a day in advance. Suggested donation is $2. Reservations: 419-865-1340 or 419-868-1340.

Call for detailed weekly schedule of programs.

LUTHERAN VILLAGE

AT WOLF CREEK

2045 Perrysburg-Holland Rd., Holland.

Feb. 21: Living Wills and Advanced Directives,

6:30 p.m. in the chapel, 2001 Perrysburg-Holland Rd. Educational seminar. Call to register.

Information: 419-861-5619.

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 1-2 p.m.

Information: 419-936-2866.

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 is available once a week for seniors.

Call for information: 419-242-9511.

ELEANOR KAHLE

SENIOR CENTER

1315 Hillcrest Ave.

Weekday nutrition lunches for seniors ages 60 and over, 11:45 a.m. Free-will donation.

Reservations required a day in advance: 419-476-2969.

CHESTER ZABLOCKI COMMUNITY CENTER

3015 Lagrange St.

Thrift Store open 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Free health screenings: 10 a.m. every Friday in February. Blood pressure, oxygen level, weight.

Feb. 21: Blood pressure checks at 10:15 a.m.

Feb. 22: Food Stamp Program from 9:30-11 a.m. See if you qualify for assistance.

Information: 419-936-3090.

SENIOR ADULT CENTER

2700 Pelham Rd.

Weekday programs for age 60 plus, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Feb. 21: Massage from 1-4 p.m. Appointments required. Cost, $10.

Feb. 28: Sadie Hawkins Day dance party, with DJ Lowell King and refreshments, 7-10 p.m.

Information: 419-531-2119.

WEST PARK PLACE

3501 Executive Pkwy.

Events open to the public.

Information: 419-531-9211.

MARGARET HUNT

SENIOR CENTER

2121 Garden Lake Pkwy.

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

Information: 419-385-2595.

MAYORES

SENIOR CENTER

2 Aurora Gonzalez Rd.

Lunch served daily at 11:30 a.m. at a $2 suggested donation. Registration required the day before.

Information: 419-242-1144.

AREA OFFICE ON AGING

2155 Arlington Ave.

Information: 419-382-0624.

Bedford Senior Center

1653 Samaria Road

Temperance, Mich.

Information: 734-856-3330.

FRENCHTOWN SENIOR CITIZENS, INC.

2786 Vivian Rd.

Monroe

Open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Lunch served at noon, with reservations due by 9 a.m. the day of lunch; call 734-242-0976.

Information, complete schedule: 734-243-6210.

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 available for an additional cost.

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

Fulton County Senior Centers

240 Clinton St., Wauseon

Tax preparation help available by appointment, now to April 15. Call to make an appointment.

Information: 419-337-9299 or 800-686-9217.

Archbold Nutrition site is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Friday. Information: 419-445-3590.

Delta Nutrition site is open for lunch and activities Tuesdays and Thursday. Information: 419-822-3452.

Swanton Nutrition site: Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Information: 419-826-9776.

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:

Call 1-800-400-4210

Senior Wheels USA: Call 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.

Wishes on Wheels: visit www.threewishes2.com.



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