o Art Deco group 1 p.m. Monday: greeting cards, every first Monday; Giving Dolls, second Monday; independent projects, third Monday; Wadsworth Pointe sponsors a special project Sept. 22. Reservations required for all Art Deco programs.
o Giving Doll program volunteers make cloth dolls for area children in need from 1 to 2:30 p.m. every second Monday. Patterns available at the center. Bring donations of woven cotton and cotton blend fabric, fabric trims, fiber stuffing and hair-colored yarn to the center.
o Womenâ€™s Bible Study Group, Captain Debbra Grace of the Wadsworth Salvation Army, 10 a.m. every Thursday.
o Free watercolor classes 10 a.m. first and third Tuesdays, taught by members of the Medina County Art League. Call the center for a supply list.
o Breakfast Group eats out once a month. Call the center to make reservations for the 8:30 a.m. Sept. 16 breakfast at Charlieâ€™s in Norton.
o Lively Seniors meets at 9:30 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays at the center for cards, sewing and socializing. Bring a sack lunch and stay for the afternoon meeting and program. The group also collects aluminum cans. The groups also meets once a month outside the center for a lunch outing.
o Grandmothers Club hosts a potluck luncheon at 11:30 a.m. the first Friday of every month.
o Regular bridge play, 12:30 p.m. Thursdays. Open pinochle tournaments, 12:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month
o Pool tournaments, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays.
o Line dance class, 7 p.m. every Monday, $2 per class.
Health and fitness
o Walk indoors 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, second floor indoor track.
o Altercare of Wadsworth free blood pressure screening 10 a.m. the second Tuesday.
o Bayada Nurses free blood pressure checks 11 a.m. first and third Wednesday and 10:30 fourth Tuesday.
o Free arthritis exercise classes, Arthritis Foundation Exercise offered by Altercare of Wadsworth, 10 a.m. every Wednesday.
o Tai chi classes 10 a.m. every Monday, $40 for eight weeks, payable to Mary Cuchna, instructor.
o Sheila Klimas, Ohio State University Extension, Medina County, free 15 to 20 minute cooking and nutrition program, at 11 a.m. Sept. 8 at the nutrition site.
o Body Sculpting class 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, $45 (senior discount) for eight-class term. Bring a set of 2- or 5-pound dumbbells, exercise mat, stretch band and water. For information and to register, call Flex City at 330-958-3539.
o Advance Directives by appointment. Medical Onsite Management will assist with advance directives planning free of charge. These documents â€” such as living wills and durable powers of attorney for health care decisions â€” detail a personâ€™s wishes regarding medical treatment prior to an illness or accident. To make an appointment, call the center.
o An Alzheimerâ€™s disease and memory impairment disability support group meets at 1 p.m. the first Thursday of the month. Respite care is available; call the center for details. The group is sponsored by the Greater East Ohio Alzheimerâ€™s Disease
Association. The Office for Older Adults also provides monthly home visits to caregivers of people with Alzheimerâ€™s disease to offer support, guidance and assistance; call 330-336-6657 for details.
o Medina County Veterans Service representative answers questions for veterans or veteransâ€™ spouses at 1 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays.
o Senior house checks â€” A Wadsworth Police Department law enforcement representative will assess senior citizensâ€™ homes (seniors 60 or older) to address safety issues and will visit seniors on a regular basis to ensure their ongoing safety. INFO: 330-334-1511, Ext. 6053.
o Parkinsonâ€™s disease support group 12:30 p.m. every third Tuesday.
o The Low Vision support group 12:30 p.m. the first Tuesday every month.
o Community Legal Aid will take applications for legal assistance 9:30 a.m. Sept. 18 for ages 60 and older.
o OSHIIP volunteers offer assistance with Medicare, Medicaid, supplementary and long-term care insurance problems by appointment. Call the center to schedule an appointment.
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