Do you wonder if what you are eating can help your memory? Researchers at RUSH University have found an Eating Style that can Reduce Your Chance of Developing Alzheimer's. Find out about the MIND Diet and the food groups that may reduce the chance of Alzheimer's in this interactive discussion with Marilyn Mills, MS,RD, LD, CDE. Space is limited so please sign-up at the front desk or call 624-6533 to reserve your seat. Sponsored by Visiting Nurse Association of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire.
Come join us for an afternoon movie! Sign-up at the front desk and vote for your favorite movie choice. Cost is $5.00 and includes hotdogs, popcorn, candy and soda. Please sign-up at least 1 week prior to showing of movie.
Create a Floral Greeting card for any Occasion! Create a Spring Floral Greeting Card for any occasion using a variety of Rubber Stamps, Special Ink, Gel Pens and Decorative Embellishments. There is no charge for this activity. Come join the fun! Please sign-up at the front desk or call 624-6533 to reserve your seat. Sponsored by Bentley Commons.
Health & Wellness - A Holistic Approach can be defined as: Health-a state of being; and Wellness-a state of living a healthy lifestyle. In this 12 week group program you will enhance your personal health; physically, mentally, emotionally, socially and environmentally! Join us on our way to maintaining a natural lifestyle. Please sign-up at the front desk or call 603-624-6533 as space is limited. Sponsored by The Occupational Therapy Program at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University.
Do you have trouble standing up from a chair? Do you sometimes struggle to get out of bed? Can you get down on the floor and then get up? If any of these actions are hard for you, Get Up and Go may help. We will practice getting up from a chair, getting out of bed, and getting up off the floor with ease and efficiency. We will do exercises to help strengthen your muscles and improve your flexibility. Our goal is to help you manage these challenging physical actions and continue being active and independent. Space is limited so please sign-up in advance at the front desk or call 624-6533. Sponsored by the Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise (CPTE).
Join us in our creative travel through the United States. This is sure to be a fun-filled adventure of cultures, customs, rituals, and foods of each destination along the way with crafty projects and socialization with your travel partners. Join us in this 12 week adventure across the United States! Please sign-up at the front desk or call 624-6533 as space is limited. Sponsored by The Occupational Therapy Program at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University.
If reading and challenging discussion with a creative twist sparks your interest, than this is for you! Deep disucssion, journaling, charting, and challenging games are all part of this 12 week program. Please sign-up at the front desk or call 603-624-6533 as space is limited. Sponsored by The Occupational Therapy Program at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University.
Thank you to all the Knit and Crochet group participants who helped to create and donate handmade hats, mittens, and scarves to local schools. This is a much appreciated donation of your time and efforts which has made a positive difference in our community!
The Pinochle group is looking for some more players. If you are interested in playing please join us in playing the game on Fridays at 12:30 PM.
Fuel Assistance benefits from $158 to $1575 may be available to homeowners or renters during the winter heating season. Elgibility and benefit amounts are determined by GROSS household income for a 30 day period, household size, and annual heating cost. Some income is counted back 365 days.Fuel Assistance benefits are a grant and do not have to be repaid. The Fuel Assistance Program MAY PAY a portion of your rent if the heat is included in the rent and your rent is not subsidized. Subsidized tenants who pay their own heat may qualify for a benefit. The Electric Assistance Program (EAP) provides customers of participating electric utilities with discounts on their monthly electric bill. Renters, subsidized renters, and homeowners who receive an electric bill can apply for EAP. Apply for both programs by calling for an appointment today! Please call Southern New Hampshire Services at 603-647-4470 or 800-322-1073 to schedule that appointment or if you have any further questions.
This group meets every Friday for socialization as well as learning new techniques in fiber crafts. Every year the Senior Center participates in making hats and mittens for local children. Come and see what it's all about!
The cold weather is upon us. Please make sure to dress accordingly. The building is approximately 15,000 square feet keeping the temperatures regulated in such a huge building can be difficult. Stay comfortable by keeping yourself hydrated, and wearing layers is best.
Please refer to our handbook regarding inclement weather. If school is cancelled it may be a good sign that the weather will continue to make driving treacherous. Please don't take any unnecessary risks. Your safety is our first and only concern. Please note that SJCS-Meals on Wheels program does cancel home deliveries as well as congregate dining. Cancellations are announced on local TV and radio stations. Listen to WZID or watch WMUR for cancellations.
The Bridge group is looking for some more players. If you are interested in playing please join us in playing the game on Mondays and Thursdays at 12:00 PM.
Computer classes are scheduled throughout the month. One-on-one support is available for one hour of personalized tutoring. Stop by the front desk to register for this FREE service or give us a call at 603-624-6533.
Have you visited our fitness room? Our Fitness Room is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment available to our members. All interested individuals must sign up for an equipment orientation session with Mark who is a Certified Fitness Trainer and Senior Services Specialist at the Senior Center. Members will pay $5.00 monthly to utilize the Fitness Room. Members who complete the orientation will be given a card showing they have successfully completed their fitness room training. Fitness room hours are now expanded to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and Thursday 12:00 to 4:30 PM. For more information please stop by the front desk or call 624-6533.
Qi Gong is a form of gentle exercise that combines breathwork, gentle movement, and visualization, while focusing on bone density, balance, and range of motion. Participants will be guided through two sets of Qi Gong. This class is perfect for beginners, and runs for about an hour including 45 minutes of movement followed by simple meditation and reflection. No prior Qi Gong knowledge is required and movements are adaptable to any level of physical ability. Everyone who is willing to learn is welcome!
Take advantage of some of the exciting trips with New England Coach for day or overnight trips. Make sure to call the number below at 603-895-3000 or Toll Free at 1-866-560-1919 to reserve your spot on these trips. You may also look at their website at www.newenglandcoach.com. Make sure to tell them that you are a member of the William B Cashin Senior Center. Sponsored by New England Coach.
The Registered Nurses from the Visiting Nurses Association of Manchester & Southern NH are here every month to help with your foot needs. Foot Care Clinics help to maintain healthy feet that allow us to be active, reduce the risk of falls and decrease complications of diabetes and poor circulation. For a fee of $30.00, the foot clinic services includes a foot soak, trim and file nails, assessment of general foot health, foot care education and a referral to physicians when necessary. Diabetic patients who take anticoagulants or have PVD (Peripheral Vascular Disease) must have a note from their physician before services are provided. You MUST be a member of the William B Cashin Senior Center prior to receiving this service. To become a member of the Senior Center just stop by Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM to fill out a membership card and show proof of address. All members must contact the VNA directly to schedule their appointments at 622--3781. Sponsored by the VNA of Manchester and Southern NH.
Every month Chris is here to perform FREE hearing screenings, clean your hearing aid(s), perform minor repairs and answer any questions that you may have regarding hearing aids, etc. Chris is also able to get batteries for your devices at an affordable price. Check with him before purchasing your batteries at a local department store. Please sign-up at the front desk or call 603-624-6533 to reserve your spot. Sponsored by Affordable Hearing.
Join local artist, Anthony Williams for some instruction in painting Friday mornings. All levels and abilities welcome. Anthony is happy to help build your skills and create masterpieces. All supplies are provided for this 2 hour class.
Are you diabetic? Did you know that one of your Medicare benefits includes a FREE pair of shoes and inserts every year? Call Leanne at 828-6762 to schedule an appointment for your fitting. Sponsored by Pro Medical East.
Mediation in Motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle flowing movements and breathwork. Tai Chi improves balance, increases range of motion, strengthens the body, and cleanses the mind. No prior Tai Chi knowledge is required and movements are adaptable to any level of physical ability. Everyone who is willing to learn is welcome!