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Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

Beginning Drums Alive

Drums Alive® will improve your physical health, as well as neurological well being. Both of them together are a mind/body experience , and are greatly enhanced by the rhythmical drumming patterns.

This is a beginner class and will get folks in the groove to advance on to the Thursday, 12 noon class with ease.

Tuesday,  July 10, 17, 31, August 7, 14, 12 noon, $20

 

 

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Nov
1
4:00 PM16:00

Smartphone Photos

Wed., Nov. 1, 4-6 pm, $15

So you have learned to take pictures with your new smart phone, now what? Your photo album that sits on the coffee table could use updating and the photos are on your phone, now what? Take the time and learn what to do next and how to get those photos in your hands.

 

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Oct
26
10:00 AM10:00

  Long-Term Care, A Conversation Worth Having

You may have spent years carefully working and planning so that you have sufficient income for a comfortable retirement. You may think that your retirement savings are protected, but have you ever considered what might happen if you or your spouse required long-term care? Changes to healthcare costs are impending, and Long Term Care costs are escalating. As a former Healthcare Agent, Cheryl Williams from Morgan Stanley knows how challenging it has been for some people, particularly those who haven’t prepared. It is a discussion worth having before it is required. Join us!

 

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Oct
23
11:30 AM11:30

Handling Pain Without Meds

Monday, October 23, 11:30 am

Join our friends from Guardian Angel for an insightful look at the many alternatives to dealing with ongoing pain. Join in the conversation as we look at exercise, deep breathing, finding support in our relationships, tracking pain levels and more, as ways to handle our pain without the constant use of medication. Refreshments will be served. This conversation will have something for everyone, so call and sign up today.

 

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Oct
19
2:00 PM14:00

Christmas Theme Quilling Class

Christmas Theme Quilling Class

Thurs., October 19, November 2, 16 & 30

2-4 pm, $15 per class($60 for series)

This special Christmas project class is for all levels, from beginners to advanced. Come and enjoy this time to share time and create a unique treasure. All materials are provided. Pre registration is advised. 

 

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Oct
18
4:00 PM16:00

Windows 10

Wednesday, October 18 & 25, 4-6 pm, $20

Windows 10: It seems that the Windows folks have listened and are working on cleaning up their operating system. If you have Windows 10, this is the class for you. Learn the new and essential features of Windows 10. Bring your Windows 10 laptop to class and learn to make the most of your computing options.

 

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Oct
11
10:30 AM10:30

Genesys Health Series - TRAUMA

 

Knowledge is power.  Zach Landers, Genesys Trauma program manager, is passionate about helping you prevent a visit to the ER.  Zach will educate you on medication safety, the importance of senior immunizations and how to prevent the number one trauma seniors are treated for at Genesys - a ground-level fall.  Bring your questions and leave this class with tools to help you maximize your safety.

 

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Oct
4
2:00 PM14:00

IPAD 2

Wednesday, October 4 & 11, 4-6 pm, $20, 

For those who have completed iPad 1, take things a step further and begin to dive deeper, understanding settings and the importance of making them work for you. Learn iPad tricks and learn how to maximize this amazing piece of technology to fit you and your needs.

 

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Oct
4
10:30 AM10:30

HONORING LIFE’S JOURNEY

THE MEDICAL TEAM HOSPICE invites you to learn about exploring end of life care options and all the services provided. There are many benefits to having hospice guide you through your end of life journey. Become educated about hospice and get rid of the negative stigma. Also, we will discuss a variety of volunteer opportunities through the agency. There are many ways to give back to your community. Help make a difference in someone else’s life.

 

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Sep
20
4:00 PM16:00

IPAD 1

Wednesday, September 20 & 27, 4-6 pm, $20, 

Now that many of you have an iPad, do you need some help figuring out all the new features? Kelly will cover the Safariapp and many of the other apps on the iPad, including Camera, Calendar, Mail, Notes, Photos, iTunes, iPod, Video and the App Store.

 

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Sep
19
2:30 PM14:30

Genesys Health Series

UNDERSTANDING DIABETES  FREE

Join Tara Rood, RD from Genesys, as she touches on the topic of Diabetes. Tara will include four important topics including, Monitoring, Nutrition, Medications, and Exercise.  She will also touch on the importance of formal education and taking care of those with diabetes.

 

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Sep
14
12:00 PM12:00

DRUMS ALIVE®

FREE DRUMS ALIVE® DEMO Thur., Sept. 14, 12 pm

The Goal of Drums Alive® is to “improve lives, physically and psychologically, through a unique sensory motor drumming program involving drumsticks, an exercise ball and music.”

It is a whole body/ whole brain program; suitable for ALL ages and abilities. Research shows Drums Alive® programs can “improve concentration and awareness, motor function, and impulse control. It has been proven to reduce blood pressure, show quicker reaction time and improve short term memory.

Classes start Thursday September 21, 12 pm. Class equipment needs will be discusses at the demo! $5 drop in fee or discounted punch card available.

 

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Sep
12
2:00 PM14:00

Drum Circle

FREE DRUM CIRCLE DEMO Tuesday, September 12,  2pm.

Drumming promotes well-being for both mind and body.  Drumming enhances socialization and interaction as well as fuels the creative spirit! Drumming has been proven to help with memory and thinking skills.  It is a great way to express yourself in a non-verbal rhythmic manner.

NO PRIOR DRUMMING OR MUSICAL EXPERIENCE NEEDED!  

Drumming Circles will be held the Second Saturday of each month starting in October from 11:30-12:30.

 

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Aug
9
1:00 PM13:00

Creating Confident Caregivers

A program for family members caring for a loved one with dementia and/or memory loss.

Wednesdays, August 9-September 13, 1-3 pm, $10 book fee

2 hour session once a week for six weeks

Creating Confident Caregivers utilizes the Savvy Caregiver Program, a university tested program for family members caring for a loved one with dementia at home. Two hour sessions are held once a week for six weeks and lead by dementia care specialists. This program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase effective caregiving skills.

Care for your family member with memory loss can be provided free of charge so you may attend the sessions. *Ask for details when you register.*

For further information or to register for the class contact:

TheAlzheimer’s Association Helpline (800) 272-3900

 

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Apr
20
6:00 PM18:00

Suffering From Knee Pain, Hip Pain?

Come join us for a FREE community event to learn about treatments, non-surgical and surgical, for hip and knee pain and get your questions answered by one of OrthoMichigan’s Muscle, Bone & Joint Experts. We welcome Dr. Seann Willson, Orthopedic Surgeon

Don’t miss this chance to have a front row seat to GREAT info and an opportunity to ask questions.

RSVP is suggested, but not required, to Loose at (810) 735-9406

 

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Apr
12
1:30 PM13:30

OUR BEST SHOT

Wednesday April 12, 1:30 pm

Do you know which vaccines you need?

Attend this workshop to learn the basics of vaccines—how they work, why they are important for older adults, which ones are recommended, and the role they play in protecting your health and the health of your loved ones.

Paid for funding by Aging and Adult Services Agency. If you would like more information about this workshop, please call Jennifer Joyner at the Valley Area Agency on Aging at (810)239-7671 Ext 281.

 

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Apr
10
2:00 PM14:00

FALL PREVENTION

Monday, April 10, 2 pm

It’s always a special day when local college students come to Loose to practice what they are learning. This time, we welcome students from MCC who are part of the Occupational Therapy Program. Won’t you please show your supportby attending this talk on Fall Prevention? The time will be spent learning valuable information,  including fall risk factors, the role of Occupational Therapist in prevention, fall tips and resources. Movement activities will also be incorporated into this learning piece.  Call Loose at (810) 735-9406 to register.

 

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Mar
27
1:00 PM13:00

Watercolor Class

Mon., March 27 & April 3,1 pm, $15

This class is for all who have a desire to try something new or for those who are experienced and want to try something different. Class size is limited, so register early and at registration time be sure to pick up the supply list and additional information for the class. Instructor, Peggy Mattson

Is it time to try something new? Why not give watercolor a try!

 

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