Shawnee Senior Happenings: Senior health applications

Shawnee Senior Happenings: Senior health applications

Amy Riggins, recreation facility supervisor for the town of Shawnee.

Good morning, Shawnee! In 1965, President Johnson signed the Older People Act into legislation, thus establishing the Administration on Growing older and funding designed to fulfill social companies for older adults. It has been renewed a number of occasions since then, and in Shawnee the Central Oklahoma Financial Growth District (COEDD) administers Title III grant funds for things like Well being Promotion.

Right here on the Shawnee Senior Recreation Heart a portion of our senior health program is funded by way of the Title III grant. We’re grateful to COEDD and their continued assist for wholesome dwelling actions for seniors.

As you might know, the Senior Rec Heart provides applications and actions for people aged 55+. We’re situated at 401 N. Bell, in the identical constructing as the previous highschool health club, with open hours of Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Since we’re part of the Metropolis of Shawnee Recreation Division, we offer alternatives to pursue an lively way of life whereas making wholesome decisions. Every of us can profit from staying lively as we age. Should you occur to be age 55+ you’ll be able to take part with us as we have now a wide range of enjoyable and fascinating applications for all sorts of oldsters! You’re invited to cease by for a tour and see if yow will discover one thing you would possibly get pleasure from!

We provide 14 group health lessons per week, that are free to people age 55+. You can see all kinds of lessons, with every one designed to offer protected and efficient workout routines irrespective of your private health stage, in addition to serving to people acquire steadiness, energy, and adaptability to mitigate fall danger.

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Our lessons embody Tai Chi for Higher Steadiness which is obtainable on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 8:15-9:15 a.m. This gradual regular motion class taught by Cyndi covers the fundamentals of Tai Chi focusing on the event of total steadiness. As well as, the SAIL class taught by Angie helps with core energy and fall prevention. The complete title is “Staying Energetic and Impartial for Life” and it meets Monday and Wednesday afternoons 1:30-2:30 pm. and Friday mornings 10:00-11:00 a.m.

An Improve Health class is taught by Beth which offers total energy and steadiness to assist people preserve lively dwelling. It meets on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings, 8:30-9:30 a.m. and provides an total health conditioning expertise. Chair Health lessons with Angie meet 10:00-11:00 a.m., with Chair Health Stretching provided on Mondays and Wednesdays, whereas Chair Health Energy meets Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Lastly, our Restorative Mild Yoga class with Angie meets every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 3:30-4:30 p.m. This class makes use of modified and delicate yoga actions to enhance flexibility and cut back stress. All workout routines may be carried out whereas seated in a chair, standing to the aspect of a chair, or using a mat. Your alternative!

For extra details about our health class schedule, in addition to our Pickleball classes, you’ll be able to name us at 405-878-1528. Every week additionally, you will discover crafts comparable to quilting, crochet, knitting, and a brand new arts and craft membership. As well as, we have now music, dancing, singing, card video games, billiards, dominos, puzzles, in addition to a number of espresso and iced tea.

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We’d be glad to mail you one in all our exercise calendars which reveals all the small print of our applications on the Senior Rec Heart, plus the lunch menu for the Mission Coronary heart meals served on the Group Heart situated at 804 S. Park. For extra details about Mission Coronary heart lunch program, please name their workplace at 405-275-4530.

Barry from Heartland Dwelling Well being might be checking blood stress on Tuesday morning, February 15 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. You’ll be able to drop in to have yours checked after which keep to get pleasure from some Gospel Singing from 10:30-11:30 a.m. You may as well say howdy to a remedy canine or two, as they typically go to us on Tuesdays.

Our subsequent Wellness Wednesday focus will function an informational desk hosted by Brookdale Senior Residing. Jonna will providing group wellness assets in addition to answering questions on their companies. This might be provided Wednesday, February 16 from 9:00-11:15 a.m.

Lastly, to remain up-to-date on all of the native senior happenings, you’ll be able to tune in every Wednesday morning at 8:35 a.m. for the “Mike within the Morning Present,” discovered at KGFF in your radio dial at 100.9 FM or 1450 AM.

Take care, and we’ll see you quickly on the Senior Rec Heart!

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