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A community partnership of Bronson Battle Creek, Area Agency on Aging, Office of Senior Services, CentraCare and Summit Pointe
AGING WELL SERIES
Aging Well educational programs are free and open to the public. They are held at Kool Family Community Center. A light luncheon is provided at 11:30am followed by the presentation at noon.
To register, call (269) 441-0948.
The team of chefs from Sodexo/Bronson Battle Creek are back! They will share new springtime recipes that are easy to prepare and use fresh foods that are readily available.
Join Dr. Barry Collins from Bronson Orthopedic Specialists as he discusses the common causes for joint pain and what you can do about it. Non-surgical and surgical options will be presented.
Medical Matters of the Heart - Join Nicholas Hoeve, DO of Bronson Advanced Cardiac Healthcare for a free discussion on finding out your level of risk for heart disease, which factors you can control and ways to reduce your risk taking place on Wednesday, March 29 at 11:30am at the Kool Family Community Center. Register now!
Resources for Family Caregivers
Funded in part by the Area Agency on Aging, National Family Caregiver Support Program
Information and Assistance
Talk with our eldercare specialist who can offer a listening ear, assist you in locating services for your family member and offer tips and tools to improve your caregiving experience. Printed material, resource library and care planning assistance.
Respite Care
Take a break from your caregiving. In-home and out-of-the-home options are available. Funding available.
Support Groups
For all Caregivers – Monthly, 2nd Tuesday, 10-11:30am, Kool Family Center Memory Loss/Dementia – Monthly 4th Thursday, 2-3:30pm, Kool Family Center Friends of St. John the Caregiver – Monthly, 1st Wednesday, St. Phillip Catholic Parish Center
Education
Powerful Tools for Caregivers – 6-week workshop to reduce caregiver burnout. Creating Confident Caregivers – 6-week series for families caring for someone with memory loss. Caring for You, Caring for Me – A program topic developed by Rosalyn Carter Foundation.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
Anne Clark, Eldercare Specialist: (269) 441-0920
Senior Fitness and Fun at Convenient Locations in Calhoun County
Living with Loss Support Group
Monthly Meetings 2nd & 4th Thursday 4 – 5pm
Kool Family Center 2nd Floor
200 W. Michigan Ave Battle Creek
Facilitated by Professionals Experienced in Grief Support
Kathie Black, LMSW, Bronson at Home
Linda Frost, RN, Area Agency on Aging
Tai Chi for
Arthritis
Fridays at 10:30am Kool Family Center
Come and practice this ancient Chinese exercise that offers pain relief through slow, gentle movement. Tai chi will help you focus your mind and is proven to improve balance and reduce stress. Certified instructor. Start anytime, no pre-registration required. This class is offered at no charge to the participant. Call Julie at (269) 441-0948 to learn more.
Monthly Support Groups
NEW - Stroke Support
Group
3rd Thursday,1-2pm Kool Family Community Center
Diabetic Support Groups
Forks Senior Center Albion 2nd Thursday,
For More Information Call (269) 441-0948
Healthy Cooking with the Bronson Chefs
Wednesday, March 8
Joint Pain – Causes and Pain Relief Options
Thursday, March 16
Presenter: Dr. Barry Collinse, DO
Medical Matters of the Heart
Wednesday, March 29
Presenter: Dr. Nicholas Hoeve, DO
Senior Fitness and Fun is a FREE weekly, one-hour health and fitness program funded by the Calhoun County Senior Millage for adults 60 years of age and older. Chair exercises focus on stretching, flexibil- ity, balance and building strength. Our nurse will be available to answer your health questions, provide blood pressure, blood sugar and pulse/ox screenings, and make referrals to community resources.
SITES
Kool Family Community Center Clarence Township Hall Tekonsha Community Hall Hickory Hills Village
TIME DAYS
10:30am Mon, Wed 10:30am Monday 10am Tuesday 10am Tuesday
SITES
Battle Creek Eagles #299 Village of Mill Creek Marshall House Apartments Albion Forks Senior Center
TIME DAYS 1:30-2:30pm
1pm Tuesday 10:30am Wednesday 9:30am Thursday 11am Thursday
Trinity Episcopal Church, Marshall
2nd Wednesday, 11:45am-12:45pm
Christ UMC/Urbandale
10:30am
Monday
NHBP Reservation
11am
Wednesday
Homer Presbyterian Church
9am
Tuesday
Trinity Episcopal Church Marshall
1:30pm
Wednesday
Cherry Hill Apts.
10:30am
Tuesday
Athens Township Hall
10am
Thursday
Albion Forks Senior Center
1pm
Tuesday
www.seniorhealthpartners.com
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