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Senior News – April 2, 2011


Tuesday, April 5th – Shopping trip to Ogden immediately after lunch. Call for reservations. Wednesday, April 6th – 1:00 Jessie Garcia will continue with his classes on Living Well with Chronic Conditions. This week Mr. Garcia will focus on dealing with difficult emotions as well as physical activity. These classes are offered free to any senior. Please just come and enjoy. Thursday, April 7 – Relay of Utah will be at the center on April 7th at 12:15 for a presentation by Stephanie Miller. She will explain telecommunication services that are available to residents to help them communicate independently. There will be applications available also to apply for in-home services to aid people who are hard of hearing or deaf. Join the group for lunch at noon, if you like. Monday, April 11 – travel to Wimpole Street in north Salt Lake City to shop for quilting and craft items. They are having a sale on table runners, towels, etc. Doris Thurgood will be your hostess and volunteer driver. Call for reservations. Leaving the center at 10 a.m.—- Feel free to join the quilting and craft classes on Mondays at 1:00. Just bring a project you would like to work on and receive help from the teacher, Doris and expertise from any of the ladies currently working on items from quilts, dish towels, crochet hats, pillows, etc. Wednesday, April 13 – At 12:15 Karyl Chase will be here to talk about Senior Companions and what a vital resource they and other volunteers are for our communities. There will also be a few surprises available to our wonderful volunteers. Monday, April 18 – 55 Alive Class – April 18th (Monday) from 9 a.m. until 1:00. Participate in this informative class for four hours with Marie Nye as teacher and receive anywhere from a 3% to 7% discount on your automobile insurance for three years. You will be amazed at how many ways you can improve your driving skills! If you are a member of AARP cost is $12.00 with card. Non-members are $14.00. Tuesday, April 19 – Hugh Davis will be receiving the Silver Bowl award for volunteer recognition at the Hilton Hotel in Salt Lake City. Article and more information to follow. Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point – April 19th @ 9 a.m. Rick London will be volunteer driver for this event. Folks who have seen this tulip festival say it is unbelievable. Call for more info. Thursday, April 21 – Madeline from USU Extension Office will have a demonstration immediately after lunch. Tuesday April 26 – Jay Taggart’s History Class at 7 p.m. Presentation on Thomas Jefferson. Refreshments served. Wednesday, April 27 – McKay Dee Senior Care will sponsor a discussion on Stroke Prevention immediately after lunch at approximately 12:30. Come and have lunch if you like or just come for the discussion.

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