The Fulton County Senior Center has a variety of upcoming events planned at all of its sites in Wauseon, Fayette, Swanton, Archbold, and Delta. Join them on Wednesday, November 19 for a day trip to see the Toledo Walleye face off at 10:30 a.m. against the Fort Wayne Komets. This is a Senior Appreciation Day at Huntington Center. In 2013, over 1,800 seniors and caregivers from northwest Ohio attended. Transportation will leave from the Wauseon site at 8:45 am. Cost for this trip is $15. Please pay in advance. Bring money to eat lunch at the rink. The last day to sign up is November 12.
The Fayette Opera House is excited to announce two events in December. On Sunday, December 7, enjoy a performance by local talent at 3pm. On Saturday, December 13, enjoy Joy Bell, a hand bells Christmas program at 7:30pm. Transportation available if needed. Reserve a spot by Wednesday, November 26 by calling Sherry Fry at 419-337-9299. Price is $15 per concert.
Interested in line dancing? Contact Sherry Fry at 419-337-9299. Several seniors have expressed an interest in this low-impact, highly entertaining form of exercise. You’re invited to join in! Cowboy boots not required. No experience necessary. Improve your coordination and stamina and express your interest today. Once a group is formed, line dancers would meet on a weekday afternoon in the Wauseon site gym.
Try a one-time, one-hour, FREE water exercise class on Tues. Nov. 18 from 1:30 to 2:30pm at Elm Street Rehab. Water temperature will be 87 degrees. Try arthritis-improving exercises as well as moves with a pool noodle. Sign up with Sherry Fry at 419-337-9299.
Assistant Director Cheryl Witt will meet with seniors at several Fulton County locations during November. Witt offers assistance with Medicare questions including Medicare Open Enrollment, insurance billing questions, Social Security sign up and questions, referrals to other agencies for help, fraud call communication, business call help, prescription assistance and OPERS enrollment. Appointments must be made in advance with Cheryl by calling 419-337-9299. Locations include: Thursday, Nov. 6 – Swanton Library, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13 – Fayette Opera House, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18 – Memorial Hall, Delta, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Tuesday, November 25 – 10 a.m. to 2p.m at the Evergreen Community Library, Metamora.
Winter weather is upon us. In the case of a Level 2 or 3 snow emergency, seniors may expect a phone call from the automated phone system, One Call Now. In addition, for those receiving home-delivered meals, please make arrangements with a family member or neighbor to keep your driveway and sidewalk free of snow and ice.