The Ehrnfelt Senior Center wants to help you stay healthy and active!
Southwest General Health Center
1st Monday 9:30-11 a.m. -- Blood Pressure and Glucose Testing
3rd Tuesday 10:30-11:30 a.m. -- Diabetes screening
3rd Tuesday 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Blood pressure checks
1st & 3rd Friday 8:30-11:30 a.m. Blood pressure and glucose testing
Hearing Aid Services
Hearing aids serviced and cleaned. Batteries and testing also available. Please call the senior registration desk at 580-3275 to make an appointment. Fee for service.
Strokes: Signs, Signals & Prevention
Wednesday, February 10 1 pm Free
Every year over 800,000 Americans have a new or recurrent Stroke, and is the 5th leading cause of death. Muhammad Samad, from Cleveland Clinic’s Neurological Institute, will share information everyone needs
to know regarding strokes, what causes them, their signs and symptoms, and how they can be preventable. Registration required.
Wednesday, February 24 10 am
Join our meditation group! Meditation has been proven to reverse memory loss and strengthen your memory, lower blood pressure, help with chronic pain, depression, anxiety, and decrease stress. Our meditation group will teach you new ways to meditate. Time will be used to meditate together as a group. A special thanks to Kemper House for facilitating this group!
Fees: Drop-In Fee
Know the 10 Signs: Early Detections Matters
Thursday, March 3 10am Free
This one-hour workshop will stress the importance of early detection for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. As 10 million baby boomers risk developing Alzheimer’s, early detection of the disease becomes critical to future planning. Knowing the warning signs of Alzheimer’s and getting diagnosed early is vital to receiving the best help and care possible. This program is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. Registration is required.
Misconceptions of Health Care Options
Wednesday, March 9 9am Free
Have you ever asked yourself what is the difference between an assisted living community, a nursing home, home health care and hospice? Do you really know what respite care really means? Join us for a free breakfast and panel of experts who will be on hand to help clear up the misconceptions that are often associated with the many different health care options available. Empower yourself and learn about the different services available along with how to access these services. This program is designed to help both seniors and caregivers. Breakfast provided by Crystal Waters and Berea Lake Towers Retirement Communities. Limited seats available. Registration required.
Anxiety as We Age
Thursday, March 10 10am
Anxiety disorders often increase with age. Jennifer Nance from Kemper House will be here to explain the different types of anxiety disorders in older adults, and treatment options available. Registration required.
Research and Alzheimer’s Disease
Tuesday, March 22 1 pm Free
As the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly increasing, research plays a crucial role in understanding more about this disease. A representative from the Cleveland Alzheimer’s Association will talk about how clinical trials work, what scientists already know about Alzheimer’s disease, and where efforts are focused moving forward in the search for a cure. Registration required.