Event Date: April 14, 2021 Event Time: 1:00 p.m. Event Location: Salisbury Senior Center Parking Lot

On April 14th, come join us for BINGO in the parking lot of the Salisbury Senior Center. Free to players 60 and older. You can sit in your car or bring your lawn chairs. Salisbury Senior Center is located at 501 Hwy 24 East, Suite B in Salisbury, MO.

For more information call the Salisbury Senior Center at 660-388-6286.

Event Date: April 22, 2021 Event Time: 10:00 a.m. Event Location: Zoom

Hosted by Care Connection nutritionist Eric Messer, this free program focuses on how nutrition correlates to fall risk; key nutrients for older adults; the importance of muscles for strength; how to determine personal nutrition risk; and how to create an action plan to improve nutritional health.

Want to join, but unsure about using Zoom? Check out these quick tip sheets:
Getting Started With Zoom
Navigating inside Zoom

 

 

Event Date: April 29, 2021 Event Time: 11:00 a.m. Event Location: Zoom

Care Connection for Aging Services will present a “Living a Healthy Life” workshop series free on Zoom beginning April 29, 2021.
The course is designed to help individuals and caregivers improve healthy behaviors and overcome the challenges of chronic conditions. This workshop is interactive, and participants will have the opportunity to learn from each other.
Living a Healthy Life consists of six sessions of two and a half hours each on Thursdays starting April 29, 2021 beginning at 11:00 a.m. Pre-registration is required by calling 1-800-748-7826.
The course is offered at no cost to people 60 and older and their caregivers.
The workshop uses proven practices based on an ongoing series of studies conducted at Stanford University School of Medicine. The course provides a path for older adults to enjoy life with conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes.
“Many times, we cover materials that you may have heard before, but we put it in a different way. For example, everybody knows you are supposed to eat correctly,” said Lifestyles Coach Shery Fogle. “We discuss it further and provide specific examples in a way that it hits home with you compared to when you hear it from a doctor or someone else.”
Strategies include
–Nutrition.
–Problem solving.
–Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance.
–Relaxation techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation.
–Appropriate use of medications.
–Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals.
Participants will receive materials including a textbook, relaxation CD, a journal and a cookbook. Participants make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.
Care Connection for Aging Services is a non-profit area agency on aging serving people 60 and older in 13 West Central Missouri counties. The agency mission is to provide opportunities to create positive aging experiences.

This class is being offered for free on Zoom. To receive a Zoom link, please register below. For more information call 1-800-748-7826 or email information@goaging.org

Want to join, but unsure about using Zoom? Check out these quick tip sheets:
Getting Started With Zoom
Navigating inside Zoom

Event Date: April 9, 2021 Event Time: 9:30 a.m. Event Location: Telephone

Care Connection for Aging Services will present a “Living a Healthy Life” workshop series free by telephone (self-directed) beginning April 9, 2021.
The course is designed to help individuals and caregivers improve healthy behaviors and overcome the challenges of chronic conditions. This workshop is interactive, and participants will have the opportunity to learn from each other.
Living a Healthy Life consists of six sessions, 1 hour each on Fridays starting April 9, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. This will be a weekly check-in call from a certified leader. Pre-registration is required by calling 1-800-748-7826.
The course is offered at no cost to people 60 and older and their caregivers.
The workshop uses proven practices based on an ongoing series of studies conducted at Stanford University School of Medicine. The course provides a path for older adults to enjoy life with conditions such as high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes.
“Many times, we cover materials that you may have heard before, but we put it in a different way. For example, everybody knows you are supposed to eat correctly,” said Lifestyles Coach Shery Fogle. “We discuss it further and provide specific examples in a way that it hits home with you compared to when you hear it from a doctor or someone else.”
Strategies include
–Nutrition.
–Problem solving.
–Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance.
–Relaxation techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation.
–Appropriate use of medications.
–Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals.
Participants will receive materials including a textbook, relaxation CD, a journal and a cookbook. Participants make weekly action plans, share experiences, and help each other solve problems they encounter in creating and carrying out their self-management program.
Care Connection for Aging Services is a non-profit area agency on aging serving people 60 and older in 13 West Central Missouri counties. The agency mission is to provide opportunities to create positive aging experiences. For more information call 1-800-748-7826 or email information@goaging.org

Event Date: April 6, 2021 Event Time: 8:00 a.m. Event Location: Zoom

Walk with Ease through the Arthritis Foundation is an evidence-based program that has been proven to help people with arthritis or other related conditions reduce pain, increase balance, strength and walking pace, and improve overall health. This course is six weeks, three times a week for one hour. We will be meeting on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 8:00 a.m. starting on April 6th and ending on May 14th.
This class is being offered for free on Zoom. To receive a Zoom link, please register below. For more information call 1-800-748-7826 or email information@goaging.org

Want to join, but unsure about using Zoom? Check out these quick tip sheets:
Getting Started With Zoom
Navigating inside Zoom

Event Date: April 20, 2021 Event Time: 11:00 a.m. Event Location: Zoom

Join us for our Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) workshop. This is a six-week workshop that meets once a week to help manage your diabetes. This workshop starts April 20,2021 and runs until May 25, 2021. Subjects include: the role of nutrition and exercise in self-management, medication management, ways to communicate with family, friends and healthcare providers, and making a weekly action plan. This is an interactive workshop in which support and success build confidence in your ability to manage your health while maintaining an active and fulfilling life.

This class is being offered for free on Zoom. To receive a Zoom link, please register below. For more information call 1-800-748-7826 or email information@goaging.org

Want to join, but unsure about using Zoom? Check out these quick tip sheets:
Getting Started With Zoom
Navigating inside Zoom

Event Date: April 5, 2021 Event Time: 11:00 a.m. Event Location: Zoom

Care Connection for Aging Services will host a free workshop called “Caring for You, Caring for Me” based on curriculum from the Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving.

These classes are aimed at family and volunteer caregivers who are providing assistance or support to people with long term illnesses or disabilities. The workshop will take place at 11 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays for three weeks beginning April 5.

The goals for the “Caring for You, Caring for Me” program are to help people gain information; learn coping methods for stress; learn about resources available; and discover ways of working together to reduce some of the frustration and barriers they face in their caregiving.

Topics covered include: what it means to be a caregiver, self-care, building relationships, problem-solving, and accessing & developing resources.

This is a free class; however, you must register below to receive a Zoom link. For more information, please call 1-800-748-7826 or email at information@goaging.org.

Event Date: February 3, 2021 Event Time: 12:30 p.m. Event Location: Zoom

Meeting the first Wednesday of every month at 12:30 p.m on Zoom. This group is designed to provide emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings.

The meetings are free to attend, but registration is required so that you may receive a Zoom link or call-in information to attend. Participants can join on computer, mobile phone, tablet, or landline phone. If you need assistance joining the meetings, we can help.

Register below or call 1-800-748-7826.

Event Date: December 17, 2020 Event Time: 1:30 p.m. Event Location: Zoom -- Registration required

Are your holidays really going to be so happy? If you are experiencing grief during this season, you may be dreading the next couple of weeks. Attend a free session on grief and the holidays online using Zoom.
“If you’ve lost a loved one recently, you may be dreading these special days. The current pandemic affecting each and every one of us brings its own challenges and stressors that add to the grief,” said Beth Hunt, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist with Crossroads who is presenting the session. “With the right tools, we can reduce our stress and assist ourselves through the season. This special Zoom session is designed to give you a toolkit of ideas to help you navigate the holidays.” The presentation is open to the public. You can register below or call 1-800-748-7826. We will need your email address to send you a Zoom link.

Event Date: October 15, 2020 Event Time: 7:00pm Event Location: Virtual- Zoom

Jody Anderson, Reference Specialist at the Henry County Library, will lead the group in
selecting the genres and books that will be discussed every two weeks (halfway through
and then completion). She will also share information about new books that are available.