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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

Cleveland Clinic

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.

 

Meditation Group

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                       

Members                                                            $2

Non-Member/Residents                              $3

Non-Member/Non-Residents                   $5

 

 

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.