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Seniors Morning Out May Activities

Seniors Morning Out May Activities

April 23, 2018

HICKORY – Seniors Morning Out participants will enjoy a variety of activities in May including Mother’s Day celebrations and cookouts.

Any resident of Catawba County who is 60 or better is invited to join Seniors Morning Out, which is held between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at five convenient locations. A hot, balanced lunch is served each day. Programs are free to participants, who may pick and choose which days to attend. Bus transportation to and from the sites is available in some locations.

Other program highlights are as follows.
 

At the Newton site, located at First Presbyterian Church, 701 N. Main Ave., Newton

May 1

Planning for a Funeral with Mitchell from Burke Mortuary

May 3

Shopping at Walmart

May 7

Medicare Fraud and Scams with Diane Trainor;

May 10

Antidepressant Medications with Jeff Dula from Vaya Health

May 14

Mother’s Day Waffle Breakfast and performance by Damascus Road

May 15

Trip to Mt. Airy, NC

May 17

Stress Relieving and Exercise with Kathy Campbell from Brookdale Senior Living

May 21

Intro to 6 week Diabetes Course with Dorene King

May 24

Cooking Class-Fresh Black Bean Salad

May 29

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

May 31

Cookout with entertainment from Cameron Matthews

 

 

At the West Hickory site, located at the West Hickory Senior Center, 400 17th St. SW, Hickory

May 1

Dementia Conversations with Julie Cook-Walker from Alzheimer’s Association

May 3

Tornado Awareness and Prevention with Terri Byers from Hickory Fire Department

May 7

Vision Presentation with Greg Morgan from Services for the Blind

May 10

Mother’s Day Celebration with Sentimental Journey

May 14

CPR Training with Melanie Sigmon from Catawba County EMS

May 15

Antidepressant Medications with Jeff Dula from Vaya Health

May 16

Craft Class- Colorful Coasters

May 21

Cooking Class-Granola Breakfast Bars with Shanda Nichols

May 23

Music by Damascus Road

May 29

Gospel Music with Barbie Hollar and Friends

 

 

At the East Hickory site, located at Huntington Hills Church of God, 2123 Fifth St. NE, Hickory

May 2

Music by Sentimental Journey

May 3

Antidepressants with Jeff Dula from Vaya Health

May 7

Shopping at Walmart and Lunch at 321 Café

May 8

Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer and Making Lotion with Ruthie Hill

May 10

Mother’s Day Rainbow Tea-ladies wear your hats

May 15

Trip to Mt. Airy, NC

May 16

Create Chocolate Flowers with Denise Fuchs from Bloombaes

May 22

Cooking Class- Vanilla Pudding for National Vanilla Pudding Day

May 30

Electric Slide for National Senior Health and Fitness Day with Ruthie Hill

 

 

At the Catawba site, located at Hopewell United Methodist Church, 2211 Hopewell Church Road, Sherrills Ford

May 1

Celebrate Older Americans Month by giving back-bring canned goods!

May 8

Bowling an Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

May 9

Medicare Fraud with Diane Trainor

May 10

Mother’s Day Strawberry and Ice Cream Social

May 15

Bowling at Pin Station and Shopping at Walmart

May 16

Benefits of Lemon Water and Lemon Treat Tasting

May 17

Craft Class with Tonya Jarnac

May 22

Medical Conditions of the Ear with Bill Beck from Mountain Ear Hearing

May 24

Movie Day: “Fun with Dick and Jane” at the Sherrills Ford Library

 

 

At the Maiden site, located at the Maiden Community Center, East Second Street and Klutz Street, Maiden

May 1

Bingo with Fara and Lillie

May 3

Honor Mothers and Making Neckalces for Mother's

May 7

All About Eggs and Cholesterol

May 8

Shopping at Dollar General and Lunch at Untouchables

May 14

How To Take Care of Your Feet with Annie Williams

May 15

Cooking Class-Red White and Blue Pancakes

May 16

Music and Singing with Bob Hollar

May 23

Medicare Fraud with Diane Trainor

May 24

Senior Games Fun Walk and Cookout in Maiden Park

May 29

Antidepressants with Terry Spencer with Vaya Health

Seniors Morning Out is operated by Senior Nutrition Services of Catawba County Social Services and is in need of volunteers to assist with the program between 8:30am and noon, Monday – Thursday. Please call 695-5617 if interested. In addition to SMO, Senior Nutrition Services operates Meals on Wheels and related programs in the county. Additional volunteers are urgently needed to deliver Meals on Wheels. You can volunteer as little as one and a half hours a month. To find out more, contact Senior Nutrition at 828-695-5610 during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for holidays. For the latest updates, like their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/MealsonWheelsofCatawbaCounty, or visit their website at http://www.MealsonWheelsofCatawbaCounty.org.
 

Catawba County Senior Nutrition Services is a United Way funded partner. Catawba County United Way’s mission is to increase the organized capacity of people to help others by mobilizing the caring power of our community. For more information, locate us on Facebook, 828-327-6851 or www.ccunitedway.com