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
"Raisin Canes" Patriotic-Luau Vaudeville Show, August 4
Purchase your advance tickets now for $5 at the Senior Center.  Raisin Canes will be performing on August 4 from 2-3:30 PM at Fields United Methodist Church.  Don't miss this spectacular show! 
Bloodwork: Learn Your Numbers, Sponsored by Lorain County General Health District
Get your blood drawn by a public health nurse in May or June to learn how your cholesterol, sugar and other health numbers are doing.  Adult health services are for all Lorain County adults age 55+. 
Walking/Balance Program
Maximize Fitness will be sponsoring a six-week program, Walking/Balance, to begin May 23 through June 27, 2017.  
Let's Go Camping! First Picnic of Summer
We will be celebrating our first picnic of summer on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.  Hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad and baked beans will be on the menu ($4 for lunch) as Tim does the cooking (weather permitting) outside on the grill.  Midday of fun camping events and games, plus a special treat to complete your picnic lunch - hint - "Ice Scream for Ice Cream." Please call by Monday, June 26 to reserve your spot at (440) 353-0828. 
Young at Heart Breakfast - A Musical Romp Through the Ages
Young at Heart Breakfast will be held June 29, 2017 at 10:30 AM.  Join us for “A Musical Romp through the Ages,” an entertaining journey through the different styles and genres of music featuring Linda Kirk-Heart to Heart. The musical romp will have you reminiscing and singing along to all the songs of the different eras. What a wonderful way to start the morning with great music! Still $3.00 but please RSVP by calling (440) 353-0856.Thank you to AbbeWood and LifeCare Center of Elyria, our sponsors of this wonderful event!
 
Lake Erie Shipwreck Series
Georgann and Mike Wachter are authors, shipwreck hunters, divers and researchers. They will be offering a series on Lake Erie Shipwrecks.  
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 10:50 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 9:45 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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