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
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!  Christmas in July, Thursday, July 12, 2018 at noon. James Kelley String Fever will be serenading us with holiday favorites on the violin. Michael Moore and some super fun hits on the keyboard will be the entertainment on August 9 at noon.  
Friendly Feud, August 21, 2018
Come and have loads of fun playing an adaptation of the popular TV show Family Feud at the Senior Center on August 21 from 12:30-2:00 PM. Groups are welcome, if you don't have a group one will be matched up.   
Music Bingo Ohio, August 29, 2018
Music Bingo Ohio returns on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from 12:30-2:00 PM.  Fun afternoon of bingo with music and prizes.  If you plan to attend the lunch at noon, please call in reservation by Tuesday 10:00 AM to (440) 353-0828.   
Young at Heart Brunch, August 30, 2018
On August 30, enjoy the good old summertime entertainment "State Fair" with John Kowalski singing and playing the keyboard to all the favorites we love.  Brunch will be served from 10:30-11:30 AM - hot entree, fruit, juice, coffee and as always good friends and conversation. Cost is $3 and make reservations by 10 AM on Tuesday, August 28 by calling (440) 353-0828. 
14th Annual Car Show and Men's Breakfast
The annual car show and men's breakfast will take place on September 6, 2018 from 9-10 AM. Breakfast is a hot entree, fruit, juice and coffee for $3. Registered cars will arrive 8:15-8:45 AM and participant voting on the top three from 9:30-10 AM. To register car/breakfast call Shelly at (440) 353-0835 or call (440) 353-0828 to make breakfast reservations. 
Senior Walking Challenge Event
It’s time to get ready to compete against the other area Senior Centers at University Hospital St. John Medical Center’s Walking and Wellness Challenge! 
Men's Breakfast Schedule
Men's Breakfast schedule for July and August 2018 is now available. 
Ladies Brunch Schedule
The Ladies Brunch schedule for June, July and August 2018 is now available. 
Summer Concert, August 3, 2018
Logan Wells will take the stage on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the North Ridgeville Early Childhood Learning Center (behind Dairy Queen).  Tickets are $8 presale at the Senior Center or $10 at the door.  For more information please call the Senior Center at (440) 353-0828.  Logan Wells has performed professionally for over 24 years and for the past 12 years has expanded her repertoire to a wide variety of musical genres. She has shared the stage with Marty Stuart, Terri Clark, Billy Dean and Shenandoah to name just a few.  
Rummage Sale, July 17, 2018
The North Ridgeville Senior Center will be hosting its annual Rummage Sale on July 17 from 10 AM-3 PM.  Items for sale include craft supplies, kitchen supplies, and various other gems that have been collected over the year.  Lunch will also be available for purchase from 11 AM-1 PM.  We are also offering the opportunity for individuals to purchase table space to sell their own items.  Table space is six foot at a fee of $10.00 (limited tables available).  Call Shelly at (440) 353-0835 for table rental information. 
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. 
AARP Safe Driving Classroom Course, July 23, 2018
The Senior Center will be hosting AARP Safe Driving Classroom Course on July 23, 2018 from 11 AM-3:30  PM. 
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, July 18 and August 29 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
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
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
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!
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
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 $20 per month. Try before you buy - first class is free.  
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
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

“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

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 $27 per 6-week session.

 
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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