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Senior spotlight

2:10 PM, Oct. 15, 2013  |  Comments
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Lincoln Center offers classes and activities for older adults. The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Portage County is a one-stop resource for services for seniors, adults with disabilities, their families and caregivers. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For information, call 715-346-1401 or 866-920-2525 or go to www.co.portage.wi.us/adrc.

This week's RSVP volunteer opportunity: Help teach children how to live a happy, healthy, drug- and tobacco-free life through the BABES (Beginning Awareness Basic Education Studies) program. Contact RSVP staff for more information.

Unless noted otherwise, the following take place at Lincoln Center, 1519 Water St.

Monday

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.: Walking Club.

8 a.m. to noon: Holly Shoppe posting.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Pool tables open play; computers for beginners; resistance chair exercise.

10 a.m.: Bunco; chair yoga; Holly Shoppe open; fiction writing.

10:30 a.m.: Resistance chair training.

10:50 a.m.: Yoga.

11:30 a.m.: Music by the Old Timers Band, Amherst dining site.

11:30 a.m.: Music by Agnes Mallek.

12:30 p.m.: Bridge.

12:30 p.m.: Bingo, Amherst dining site.

1 p.m.: Acrylic painting; beginning line dancing; bridge; scrabble; oil painting; pottery.

2 p.m.: Intermediate line dancing.

Lunch menu: Sloppy Joe on a whole grain bun, green bean casserole, applesauce, chocolate chip cookie.

Tuesday

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.: Walking Club.

8:30 a.m.: Seniorobics.

9 a.m.: Holly Shoppe registration; pool tables open play; wood carving.

9:30 a.m.: Powerful Tools for Caregivers; introduction to acrylic painting.

10 a.m.: Conversational Spanish; Holly Shoppe open; Fun & Fit exercise.

10:30 a.m.: Chair massage.

11 a.m.: Arthritis Foundation exercise.

11:15 a.m.: Bingo, Plover dining site.

11:30 a.m.: Music by Dennis Surna.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Prescription Drug Take Back, Junction City dining site.

12:30 p.m.: Birthday party and bingo, Junction City dining site.

1 p.m.: Chip carving; continuing Spanish; Parkinson's support group; Silver Threads sewing group.

1:30 p.m.: Lincoln Center Flyers.

3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Walking Club.

Lunch menu: Cabbage rolls, boiled baby red potatoes, copper penny salad, whole grain bread, strawberries.

Oct. 23

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.: Walking Club.

8:30 a.m.: Ceramics.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Pool tables open play; computers for beginners; resistance chair exercise.

9 a.m.: Cribbage; Living Well at Adventure 212.

9:30 a.m.: Wake Up to Opera.

10 a.m.: Holly Shoppe open; Mind Rewind Early Memory Loss program.

11:30 a.m.: Music by Daryl Kurtenbach.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Prescription Drug Take Back, Rosholt dining site.

12:30 p.m.: Polish, beginners.

12:30 p.m.: Bingo, Amherst dining site.

1 p.m.: Pinochle; Mexican train dominoes.

1:15 p.m.: Polish, advanced beginners.

1:30 p.m.: Digital photography basics.

2 p.m.: Polish, intermediate.

4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Family Caregiver support group.

Lunch menu: Chef salad with ham and cheese, peaches with cottage cheese, whole grain dinner roll.

Oct. 24

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.: Walking Club.

8:30 a.m.: Seniorobics.

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Flu shot clinic, Hi-Rise dining site.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Pool tables open play.

9:30 a.m.: Foot care clinic; knitting.

10 a.m.: Holly Shoppe open; Loss of Spouse Support Group (LOSS); Fun & Fit exercise.

10 a.m.: Round Table Crafters, Plover dining site.

10:30 a.m.: Ceramics for Adults with Disabilities, Session 1.

11 a.m.: Arthritis Foundation exercise.

11:30 a.m.: Music by the Potocki Family Band.

12:30 p.m.: Bingo, Plover dining site.

1 p.m.: Pottery, quilting, round dancing.

2 p.m.: Square dancing.

3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Walking Club.

Lunch menu: Meat loaf, baked potato, sour cream, creamed cabbage, whole grain dinner roll, brownie.

Oct. 25

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.: Walking Club.

8:30 a.m.: Tai Chi, beginning, session 1.

9 a.m.: Help with computer skills; Holly Shoppe registration; pool tables open play.

9:45 a.m.: Tai Chi, advanced, session 1.

10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Holly Shoppe open.

10:30 a.m.: Play reading.

11:30 a.m.: Music by Roger Nelson.

Noon to 4 p.m.: Resistance chair exercise.

12:30 p.m.: Bingo.

1 p.m.: Duplicate bridge.

1:30 p.m.: Wii bowling.

Lunch menu: Tuna salad on a whole grain sub bun, cream of potato soup, apricots, vanilla wafers.

Oct. 26

10 a.m. to noon: Prescription Take Back event.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Holly Shoppe open.

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