Older Americans Month
May 2016 at East Side!
Join us Tuesdays in May at East Side’s dining space for a variety of FREE events!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Educational and Social Programming*
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Vital Fitness A drop in group exercise geared towards older adults.
Noon - 12:30 PM Senior Dining by VOA, $4.00 suggested donation for Seniors 60+. Please make your reservation three days in advance by calling (612) 787-4093.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Tuesday, May 3, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Paying For Long Term Care
Join Elder Law Attorney David Rephan for an informational session on Medical Assistance for nursing homes, Elderly Waiver, VA Pension with Aid and Attendance, and the Minnesota Veterans Home.
Tuesday, May 10, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Keeping the Keys
Learn how driving abilities change as we age, how drivers can compensate for age-based changes, and other practical suggestions. Presented by American Automobile Association (AAA) Minneapolis training staff.
Tuesday, May 17, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Better Nutrition=Better Health
Learn how active nutrition and skill-based habits for older adults and caregivers can improve our daily functioning and thinking. Bridget Doyle PhD RD and Mindy Boyle will present an interactive discussion on how healthy eating habits affect the brain.
Tuesday, May 24, 11:00 AM - Noon
Ice Cream Social and Sing-Along
Join us for a celebratory Ice Cream Social and intergenerational sing-along in acknowledgement of the many gifts of older adults in our amazing community! All ages welcome!
Tuesday, May 31, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Blaze a Trail Walk
Blaze a Trail through our beautiful neighborhood by joining your neighbors for a morning walk! We’ll meet at East Side Neighborhood Services and enjoy a leisurely 1 ½ mile walk to celebrate the conclusion of Older Americans Month!
* All Educational and Social Programs will be held at East Side Neighborhood Services (1700 Second Street NE) Contact Brenna at (612) 787-4055 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you’ll join us!