Office for Older Adults

Are you looking for Fellowship and Fun?
Do you want to see and visit with friends who share your same interests, concerns, and zest for life? Come on over to the North Ridgeville Office for Older Adults (Senior Center), we have something for everyone!

Are you independent, but just need a little assistance to keep that independence? Come see what services the senior Center may have for you.

Welcome to the North Ridgeville Office for Older Adults (Senior Center) where all our "Young at Heart" seniors gather for an abundance of activities! We offer delicious low-cost meals, plenty of smiling faces, and and activity to suit any personality. Please stop by and pick up one of our brochures an/or newsletters to find out what we are all about.

We would love to see you!
 
Meredith Brescilli, Director
News and Announcements
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Men's Breakfast Schedule image Men's Breakfast Schedule
Men's Breakfast schedule for September and October is now available. 
Ladies Brunch Schedule image Ladies Brunch Schedule
The Ladies Brunch schedule for September and October 2018 is now available. 
Super Thursdays Super Thursday Lunch Schedule
Reservations are a must for our Super Thursday celebrations! Lunch and entertainment for $5. Please call (440) 353-0828 and get your reservations in now!  On September 13, 2018 Chris & Karen Ellicott will perform an eclectic program of music celebrating summertime past and present, and includes an extended set of old-time sing-along and campfire songs.  Then, on October 11 "Oktoberfest" celebration with Tom Todd. He will have everyone joining in on the fun sing-along. 
A Matter of Balance A Matter of Balance
A Matter of Balance is a nationally-recognized program that reduces the fear of falling and increases activity levels. Join us once a week for 8 weeks at the Senior Center from September 18 through November 13, 2018, 9:30-11:30 AM.  There will be no session on November 6. To register, contact the Senior Center at (440) 353-0828.   
Produce Stand Produce Stand Tour, September 27, 2018
Join us Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 11:30 AM on our tour to Gerhart's Garden, Butternut Farms, The Little Red Barn and Willie's Farm Market. There will be a recipe tasting session before departing the Senior Center.  Seats are limited - register early by calling (440) 353-0828.  
Spaghetti Dinner Spaghetti Dinner, September 28, 2018
The Senior Center will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 5-7 PM at the Senior Center.  The menu includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad and garlic toast for $7 adults, $6 seniors and children 10 and under $4.  Dessert are $1 and pop $.50.  Carry out is also available.  A special thank you to the sponsors - Seniors, Inc.   
Health Screenings Health Screenings, October 17, 2018
Glucose, cholesterol and bone density will be provided by University Hospitals St. John Medical Center on October 17 from 10:00 AM-noon. No fasting required and first come, first serve basis. Volunteer nurses will also be available to conduct blood pressure checks.  
Coloring Contest Adult Coloring Contest
The Senior Center will be hosting an Adult Coloring Contest. Participants can pick up the provided art work for the coloring contest at the Senior Center beginning October 1, 2018.  Deadline to have completed artwork eligible for judging is October 19.  Judging will be done by our Watercolor Group on Wednesday, October 24; prizes awarded to the top three. 
Flu Shot Flu Clinic, October 30, 2018
Lorain County Public Health will be holding a flu clinic at the Senior Center on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 1-3 PM.  Medicare and most major insurances are accepted. No one will be turned away for an inability to pay.  Any questions please contact LCPH at (440) 322-6367. 
Wreath Christmas Wreath Sale Starts Now!
Our craft ladies are taking holiday wreath pre-orders until October 31, 2018. Cost is $15 and wreaths will be available for pick up the week of November 13 from 9-3 PM. If you already have a wreath that needs a little TLC, bring it in and the ladies will touch it up for $8. Stands are also available for an additional $6. To place an order, call (440) 353-0828. 
Halloween Halloween Party, October 31, 2018
Halloween Party to be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 10:30 AM-noon - Lunch is $4.00 followed by Halloween Bingo from 12:30-2 PM. Come dressed as a ghoul, goblin or even a witch; top three vote getters will win a prize. Fun and festivities are in store or scares galore! Call in your reservation by 10 AM on October 30 to (440) 353-0828.   
Craft Show Craft Show, December 1, 2018
Christmas gifts abound, come and see all the wonderful crafts available from the Senior Center Craft group and local vendors on Saturday, December 1, 2018.  The kitchen will be open serving delicious heart-warming food from 11 AM-2 PM. Entrance fee $1.00 and a chance to win door prizes at each vendor's table. 
Trips, Trips, Trips! image Trips, Trips, Trips!
See the upcoming trip schedule.  There's something for everyone!  Reservations are now being accepted. Register by calling 353-0835.  All trips must be paid in full thirty days in advance unless otherwise stated. 
Foot Clinic at the Senior Center image Foot Clinic at the Senior Center
Dr. Thomas Emmert, Podiatrist of Total Foot Care, will offer a Foot Clinic at the Senior Center on Wednesdays, August 29, September 12 and October 3 between 8-11:00 AM. Patients are seen on a first-come, first-serve basis.  If it is your first visit, please contact Dr. Emmert's office at 216-529-1800 to insure they have the necessary information.  
Health Insurance Counseling image Health Insurance Counseling
Health Insurance Counseling is available by appointment only at the Senior Center. To arrange for a counseling appointment, call (440) 353-0856 or (440) 353-0857. 
Golden Buckeye Card Information image Golden Buckeye Card Information
Participation in the Golden Buckeye program is free to all Ohio residents who are: age 60 or over; age 18-59 with a Social Security Administration defined disability.  
Line Dancing Classes image Line Dancing Classes
Ronna Murray and her line dancing classes are in full swing on Tuesdays. Beginners meet from noon-1:00 PM and Intermediate group steps off from 1:00 PM-2:00 PM.  Cost is $20 for a six-week session and can be paid at the first lesson. 
Yoga Now Offered! image Yoga Now Offered!
Instruction is provided by a certified Yoga instructor, Midori Sato. Yoga helps one achieve a healthy balance of mind, body, spirit and also improve your coordination, flexibility and to stay healthy. Classes are held on Tuesdays at 10:45 AM. The fee is $27 per 6-week session. Pre-registration and payment required.  Please call (440) 353-0835 for more information or to register. 
Freestyle Art Group Meets on Wednesdays image Freestyle Art Group Meets on Wednesdays
Are you interested in art or just enjoy painting freestyle?  Our watercolor enthusiasts gather for painting and fun on Wednesday mornings and would love to have you join their group. If interested, just bring your paints and stop by the Senior Center any Wednesday morning from 9:30 AM-12:30 PM. 
Canasta Anyone? image Canasta Anyone?
If you are interested in joining the fun group that meets on Wednesdays for an afternoon of fellowship and fun from 1-4 PM, please call Shelly at (440) 353-0835.  
Exercise Classes Every Monday image Exercise Classes Every Monday
Join Fitness Instructor, Diane Mehlman, for weekly exercise classes on Mondays from 9-9:50 AM. All exercises can be done to meet your ability and strengths. All participants will need a set of 3 pound weights, stretch bands and a bottle of water. Cost is $20 per month. Try before you buy - first class is free.  
Monday Crafts image Monday Crafts
Everyone is welcome to come on Mondays from 10 AM-2 PM to join in the fun, fellowship and the making of special crafts. Bring your ideas or share in ours. A soup lunch including beverage is available for $.35 at noon. 
Euchre and Pinochle Weekly Card Games image Euchre and Pinochle Weekly Card Games
Cards are played on Thursdays at 12 noon except on Super Thursdays when all card games begin at 1:30 PM. Join in the fun each week from noon until 4 PM.  Refreshments will be served. 
Mahjongg Meets Every Thursday image Mahjongg Meets Every Thursday

“Mahjongg” is an Ancient Chinese Tile Game. This group meets every Thursday at 12 noon (except on Super Thursdays) and always welcomes new members. 

 
Tai-Chi Every Tuesday image Tai-Chi Every Tuesday

Come join us for our Balance Tai-Chi every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Tai-Chi uses movements to improve balance and will focus on strengthening muscles of the ankles, knees, hips and legs which will increase flexibility and coordination. Call to register at 353-0835. Cost is $36 per 8-week session.

 
Puzzle Exchange image Puzzle Exchange
The Senior Center will be hosting Puzzle Exchange the last Tuesday of each month from 11 AM-12:00 PM. 
Blood Pressure Checks image Blood Pressure Checks
Walk in and have your blood pressure checked by one of our friendly retired volunteer nurses on the 3rd Wednesday of each month between 10 AM-noon at the Senior Center. The is no charge for this service and is on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

7327 Avon Belden Road
North Ridgeville, OH 44039
Phone:  (440) 353-0828
Fax:  (440) 353-0858

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