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Upcoming events at LS Healthy Seniors

Posted on 25 February 2019 by calvin

Join Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors and Minneapolis Community Education for a free monthly Senior Social/Health Talk on Tues., Mar. 19 at 10:30am (doors open at 10am) at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 2730 E. 31st St. The presentation is on “Hidden Risks of Dehydration.” Dehydration can be common in older adults. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and prevention of dehydration. Presented by a representative from Recover Health.

A “Coloring Jam” (open coloring session) will be held Wed., Mar. 27 from 1:30-3:30pm at Trinity Apartments, 2800 E. 31st St. Come spend time coloring and relaxing! Healthy Seniors will provide a variety of coloring books, markers, crayons, and colored pencils. A class fee of $4 covers all supplies. Registration is required by calling 612-729-5799.

Join in an Alcohol Ink Painting class using brightly colored, fast-drying alcohol inks. Different effects will create wonderful designs on tiles, synthetic paper, and other media. The classes will be held the first Wednesdays from 1:30-3:30pm on Mar. 6 and Apr. 13 at Trinity Apartments, 2800 E. 31st St. There is a $5 fee per class, which includes all materials. Class size is limited, so register by calling 612-729-5799 or email info@LShealthyseniors.org.

Tai Chi Easy exercise classes are held on Mondays from 10:30- 11:30am at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Classes cost $5/each, and discounts may be available for lower-income seniors. Tai Chi is a low-impact, slow-motion exercise that’s adaptable to individual abilities. Movements vary between sitting and standing and help improve breathing, coordination, flexibility, and strength. Registration is not required, so come and try it!

A free monthly Diabetes Support Group for adults will be held on Wed., Mar. 13 from 1-2:30pm at Trinity Apartments. Anyone with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes is invited to attend.

Additionally, Healthy Seniors is looking for “Friendly Visitor” volunteers and volunteer drivers to help seniors live independently. Call Longfellow/Seward Healthy Seniors at 612-729-5799 or email them at info@LShealthyseniors.org for more information on activities, services or volunteer opportunities.

 

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