Many events will be taking place at the Senior Center and surrounding community in October. The 5th Annual Health Care conference for adults and caregivers “Road to Wellness,” to be held at St. Caspar’s Church, Wauseon, will be Tuesday, October 8 from 9:30-2:30. Events planned for the day include flu shots, entertainment, health screenings, scam information, fall prevention, and driver safety. Pick up registration forms at the Senior Center to receive a free lunch.
The Senior Center will offer a County Road 19 tour on Friday, October 25 highlighting the town of Pettisville. Destinations include Das Essen Haus, Pettisville Meats, Sunday’s Market, Weeping Willow, Stella Leona, and Knotty Vines Winery. Space is limited to 20 participants. Contact Sherry Fry at the Wauseon Senior Center.
A free Medicare check-up date will be held on Tuesday, October 22 at the Wauseon cite from 10-2. Representatives from the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will provide the informative program. From 10-12, information on the Medicare Part D and changes for Medicare for 2014 will be discussed. Personalized drug plan comparisons will be offered from 1-2. Those desiring this service should bring their Medicare card and copies of their current prescriptions and dosages. The afternoon session will be offered on a “first come-first serve” basis. Lunch reservations should be made by Friday, October 18. For more information, call Cheryl Witt at 419-337-9299. This program is held in conjunction with Medicare open enrollment.
Flu Shot Clinics will be held at the Fayette site on Tuesday, October 22 from 1-5 and the Wauseon site on Tuesday, October 29 from 10-2. Flu shots are available for $20. Special arrangements can be made for homebound seniors.
An Alzheimer’s disease support group is held monthly on the first Thursday at 1 pm at the Wauseon site. Each individual site at Wauseon, Fayette, Archbold, Delta, and Swanton offers regular programming such as bingo, music, informational talks, exercise, and grocery shopping. For more information, contact the Wauseon site at 419-337-9299.