HEALTH & WELLNESS PROGRAMS
I’M GOING TO BE 65! OH MY!
What do I need to know before I turn 65? Social Security, Medicare, Part D…what does it all mean? Turning 65 is a BIG deal, and knowing what to do ahead of time is beneficial. And you get Birthday Cake! Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care. Featuring Bob Mannor of Mannor Law Group, Patrick Hassett of Donadio Financial Services, Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program specialists, and more. Pre-registration is required. Please call 248-370-9353.
Date: February 22, 2018
Senior Fit is a FREE exercise program sponsored by St. Joseph Mercy Oakland for people age 55 and up. Those interested in participating should call 248-858-2545 to register and leave a message for a Senior Fit Staff member to return your call.
Date: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 01/10/18 -04/25/18
(No class 02/15/18) 1:30PM-2:30PM
Fee: Provided by St Joseph Mercy Oakland
CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
This group provides an opportunity for caregivers to discuss how their lives have been affected as they care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease. Sponsored by Crittenton Home Care.
Date: 3rd Thursday of the month
ASK THE NURSE WITH BOULEVARD HEALTH CARE
2nd Monday each month, 11AM -12:15PM
The nurse will answer basic medical questions and offer free blood pressure screenings. Ask the Nurse is meant for suggestions only. If you need immediate attention, please visit your physician.
SCLERODERMA SUPPORT GROUP
A support group for patients, loved ones or caregivers of those with the auto-immune disease Scleroderma. Questions: Glenda Courdret, 248-798-3267. Sponsored by the Scleroderma Michigan Chapter.
Date: 1st Thursday of the month
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUP
This group provides survivors of brain injury and their caregivers the opportunity to learn more about brain injury and related topics as well as a forum to provide and receive support. Questions? Contact Chapter Leaders at 248-652-7924 or the Brain Injury Association of Michigan at 810-229-5880. Sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Michigan.
Date: 2nd Wednesday of the month
NEW - HEARING EVALUATIONS, BATTERY CHECKS
AND HEARING AID CHECKS
Representatives from various companies will be on site to do free hearing evaluations, battery changes, and hearing aid checks. Representatives from Miracle Ear and Suburban Hearing Clinic. Walk Ins are welcome, appointments encouraged. Call for more information.
Date: 3rd Monday of the Month
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
A MATTER OF BALANCE
You will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risk at home and exercise to increase strength and balance. Class is at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland for winter session. Call St Joseph Mercy Oakland to register at 248-758-7065.
MICHIGAN SENIOR OLYMPICS 2018 WINTER GAMES
February 7 -15, 2018
Events Include: Badminton, Bocce Ball, Pickleball, Racquet Ball, Table Tennis, Men’s Ice Hockey, Women’s Ice Hockey, Billiards, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, and Powerlifting. For more information about the MSO please contact the MSO office at 248-608-0252 or visit