Contact Julie for any activities that you would like to participate in or even if you have any ideas for some new activities! Get prepared to have some fun our most creative activities coordinator !
Also, if you have any donations.
Socialization & Nutrition Education available to you
Social activities keep us sharp and mentally engaged, and this is important to prevent the onset of dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Maintaining good emotional health. Connecting with others helps keep you in a positive mood, which in turn wards off depression. Improving physical health.
Nutrutition Education is a terrific way to address two key components of well-being: nutrition and socialization. Sharing recipes not only fosters connection between program participants, but it’s also an effective way for older adults to share about their cultures, honor family traditions, or to simply be creative!
Contact Debbie if your in need healthy recipe ideas or health specific tips. She's absolutely the best to answer any & all Nutrition Education questions.
Senior centers promote healthy aging by giving seniors access to multiple resources available to help them stay active and independent. They serve as a meeting center for older adults to connect with peers, families and their community. They feature exciting activities to keep seniors active as well as provide fulfilling volunteer opportunities.
GET IN ON THE FUN HERE AT COUNCIL ON AGING!
TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS
COVER ALL BINGO
WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS
@ 10:00 A.M.
Why is bingo good for elderly?
As we age, our coordination and reflexes deteriorate, but games like bingo can help the elderly keep their dexterity. ... Due to the fast and repetitive nature of the game, research has shown bingo is a great way for seniors to significantly improve their hand-eye coordination. Physical Health Is Strengthened.
What is Arthritis?
Arthritis is the swelling and tenderness of one or more joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Fight Arthritis with Strength Training
This class will be held on Tuesdays at 10:00 am.
Types of Exercises to be performed includes:
Range of motion exercises
sitting and standing
sitting and standing
What is strength training ?
Strength training is good for just about everyone. It's especially beneficial for people with arthritis. When properly done as part of a larger exercise program, strength training helps them support and protect joints, not to mention ease pain, stiffness, and possibly swelling.
WBRCOA now offers more exercise classes that gets everyone up and moving.
Every Thursday at 9:30 am for appromiately 45mins to 1 hour.
Yoga seated & standing
Seated Chair exercises & stretching
Breathing exercises & Cool down
Walk & balance