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!
 
Rita Price, Director
News and Announcements
Big Band Dance/Concert
Join us for the 25th annual Big Band Dance/Concert on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 from 7-10 PM at the Emerald Event Center, Residence Inn, Just Imagine Drive in Avon.  Dance the night away, enjoy one of our professional dancers as your partner or just sit and listen to the wonderful sounds of the Big Band Era featuring music of The Dan Zola Orchestra. 
Ladies Brunch Schedule
The Ladies Brunch schedule for July and August 2017 is now available. 
Young at Heart Breakfast - A Morning of Magic
Join us for "A Morning of Magic" with Al Caruso on Thursday, August 31 at 10:30 AM who will entertain us with his sleight of hand and mysterious ways of magic that only the magician knows!  Enjoy a full entree, fruit cup, beverage and the show for only $3.  Please call 353-0856 to make your reservation. 
Tea Party to Go! September 1, 2017
Emerald Necklace Inn-Tea Room will host an afternoon of tea tasting, scones and Devonshire cream, tea sandwiches and dessert on Friday, September 1, 2017 from 1-2 PM. An explanation of teas, how to cook with tea and the flavoring of teas are also included in the program. Cost for the afternoon is $20. Call 353-0828 to make a reservation.  Limited to 24 participants. 
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. 
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. 
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!
Yoga is looking for more participants before a class begins, so anyone interested please contact Shelly at 353-0835.  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 $36 per 8-week session. Pre-registration and payment required.  Please call (440) 353-0835 for more information or to register. 
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?
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
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 $15 per month. Try before you buy - first class is free.  
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. 
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. 
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.

 
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. 

 
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
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. 
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