Blood Pressure Checks
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month | 9:00 – 11:00 am | Hallway by the Office
Bevin Orzechowski, LPN, Rehab Liaison with Encompass Health will be at the Center for Blood Pressure Checks. Sign up in the Office or by calling 423-392-8400.
Every 3rd Wednesday of the month | 9:30am | Card Room
Join Gabe Manis, M.Div., Hospice Chaplain, for a helpful program on how to deal with emotions, tips on surviving social events, and how to find hope for the future.
Diabetes Prevention Program
Mondays starting June 5 | 10:00 – 11:00 am | Computer Lab
Andrea Haubner, Extension Agent with Virginia Cooperative Extension. One key feature of the National DPP is the CDC-recognized lifestyle change program, a research-based program focusing on healthy eating and physical activity which showed that people with pre-diabetes who take part in a structured lifestyle change program can cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58% (71% for people over 60 years old).
NOTE: Session Schedule
- Weekly – June 5-July 31
- Bi-Weekly – August 14-November 20
- Monthly- December 4, January 8, February 5 March 4, and April 1 and May 6
Medicare: The A, B, Cs
Tuesday, September 12 | 11:00 am | Card Room
Margaret & David Douthat with Douthat Insurance, Inc. | Margaret & David will walk you through the different Parts of Medicare, the positives of each option and the areas to be aware of for each option. They will also explain all various extra’s, who is eligible and how to navigate the maze of mail, calls, and commercials. Please join us for this educational seminar about Medicare.
Flu Vaccine Clinic
Wednesday, September 27th | 9:00 – 11:00 am | Hallway Billiards Room Side
Pinney’s Prescription Shop | Medicare part B and TNCARE are going to cover the influenza vaccine this year at no charge to the patient. You must bring in your insurance card (Medicare, etc.) so that we may record the information and bill accordingly. Pinney’s will be providing Quadravalent flu vaccine, High dose senior flu vaccine, Shingles Vaccines, Pneumonia vaccine, Moderna COVID vaccine, and Pfizer COVID vaccine. Signups start on Sep 1 in the Office or you can call 423-392-8400, walk-ins are welcome the day of the Clinic.
Memory and Brain Health
Thursday, September 28th | 2:00–4:00 pm | Multipurpose Room
Every 4th Thursday of the month. Topic of discussion “Straight from the Brain Health Institute at Vanderbilt University” Speaker: Tracey Kendall Wilson, Regional Director; Alzheimer’s TN. Studies indicate certain activities make us cognitively sharper. Join Alzheimer’s Tennessee for some fun activities to boost your brain power.
Tuesdays, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm (Gym – Dannie Lee) & Thursdays, 9:45 am (Atrium -Teresa Wells). An easy-to-follow program that lets you move to the beat at your own speed. The Zumba Gold Live It Up System is the total body wellness experience.
Woodshop Safety Orientation
Monday, September 11 | Woodshop
Every 1st Monday of the Month. If you are interested in working in the Woodshop, you must complete the Safety Orientation.
Wednesday, September 20 | 9:00 am | Shuffleboard Courts
This tournament will be doubles playing the best three games with double elimination, using only one side of the score board. Cost is Free. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place only, sponsored by Nathaniel Young with Brookdale Rocksprings. We need at least 12 to sign up for tournament to be played.
Thursdays, September 14 & 28, 5:30 pm | Room 302 | Kristie Nies, PhD. Neuropsychologist & Registered Yoga Teacher
Neuro Yoga is chair-based yoga for brain health, which will build resilience, improve mood, reduce pain, and reduce stress. Cost is free to our members, no yoga experience is required.
Active Flow Yoga
Wednesdays, September 6 – October 11, 5:30 pm | Room 302 | $25
Monica Case-Harman, Nationally Certified (NYA) in Yoga Therapy for Musicians, Dancers, Athletes Women’s Health Coach | This fun, exercise science-based yoga class features poses that challenge students through sun salutations, warrior poses and balance asanas. Concentric, eccentric and isometric contractions will be emphasized so that students can work to optimize their strength, flexibility and balance. The class will further incorporate a rest and restore portion (final 10-15 minutes) that includes stretching and breathing exercises. Designed for all levels, modifications will be offered. Cost is 25.00. Sign up in the Office.
Wooden Pen, Pencil, and Letter Opener Making Class
Thursdays & Fridays, September 21, 22 and 28, 29, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm | Woodshop
Johnny Chandler will be teaching a 2 week Wooden Pen, Pencil, Letter Opener Making Class. Cost is $75.00, which covers all your materials; with $38.00 due on first day of class paid to the instructors and the final payment of $37.00 is due on the last day. This class will teach you how to use the Lathes the correct way. You will make a wooden pen and pencil. Sign-ups start on Fri, Sep 1 in the Office or by calling 423-392-8400. Class is limited to 5 people with a minimum of 3 to sign up for class to be held.