Wellness

The Goal of the Kingsport Senior Center Wellness Program:

is to assist seniors in adopting positive behaviors that will lead to healthier lives, as well as integrate social, mental, emotional, spiritual and physical wellness into everyday life. The Kingsport Senior Center offers area seniors an extensive choice of activities, such as a variety of exercise classes and a fully equipped exercise room. Other recreational opportunities: Basketball, Billiards, Darts, Golf, Horseshoes, Pickle-Ball, Shuffleboard, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Badminton and many more.

To sign up for an event, stop by the Front Office or call (423) 392-8400.

Wellness Seminar “Memory and Brain Health”: 2pm – 4pm. Thursday, Feb 20 | Every 4th Thursday of the month | Multipurpose Room | Sign up in the Office or call (423) 392-8400, walk-ins are welcome. This program is sponsored by Kendall Wilson, Regional Director with Alzheimer’s TN, Ginny Jenkins, CE with Smoky Mountain Home Health & Hospice, & Kim Howell, Marketing Liaison with Visiting Angels. Memory Screenings will be available. Sign up in the Office or by calling (423)-392-8400.

TN Lady Vols Basketball: We will depart at 9:15am. Sunday, February 23 for the Lady Vols vs Vanderbilt. “Live Pink, Bleed Orange” game, and we will get a T-Shirt! This game we will be seating in Section 122. Cost is $48 which includes your game ticket and transportation. Game time is 12noon and we will be able to get in at 11am. Sign up in the Office. We have 46 tickets available and a (2) ticket limit per person. We will be stopping to eat after the game at Aubrey’s, with dinner on your own. If you have any question contact Kevin at (423) 3928407.

Wellness Seminar “Be Well BINGO”: 10:30am. Tuesday, Feb 25 | Card Room | Chastyn Webster with Sullivan County Regional Health Department will doing Be Well BINGO. This bingo will provide activity’s using healthy nutrition examples as tiles in lieu of numbers and letters. Winners of the different bingo rounds will select a prize that will be displayed. After bingo there will be a short exercise / movement workshop for participants that will encompass varying abilities. Sign up in the Office by calling (423) 392-8400.

Table Tennis Tournament: 1pm. Wednesday, Feb 26 | Gym | This tournament will be doubles playing the best three games, with double elimination. We need a minimum of 12 players to sign up for tournament to be held. Cost is Free. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place only, sponsored by Melanie Bowman, Community Relations Manager with Dominion Senior Living. Sign up in the Office or by calling (423) 392-8400, with a deadline to sign-up by close of business on Mon, Feb 24.

Woodshop Safety Orientation: 9am. Monday, Mar 2 | Woodshop | Every 1st Monday of the Month. If you are interested in working in the Woodshop you must complete the Safety Orientation. Stop by the Woodshop or call (423) 3928407 to sign-up. NOTE: We will be cleaning the shop every 1st Monday of the month after the safety orientation and ask that all wood workers please come and help.

Support Group “Restless Legs Syndrome”: 12:30pm. Tuesday, Mar 10 | Every other 2nd Tuesday of the month | Card Room | A guide to understanding RLS disease and ailments associated with it that’s interrupting your sleep. Sign up in the Office or by calling (423) 392-8400.

Corn Hole Tournament, 1pm. Wednesday, Mar 11 | Gym | This tournament will be doubles playing the best three games, with double elimination. We will need at least 12 to sign up for tournament to be played. Cost is Free. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place only, sponsored by Heather Cash, Community Relations Manager with Everlan by Dominion. Sign-ups start on Wed, Feb 12 in the Office or by calling 423-392-8400, with a deadline to sign-up by close of business Mon, Mar 8.

Hiking Club: We will depart at 9am. Wednesday, Mar 18 | Laurel Run, Church Hill, TN | Cost is $8 for transportation. Laurel Run Trail is a 4.3 mile moderately hiking trail located near Church Hill, Tennessee that features a waterfall. NOTE: Elevation Gain – 620 feet. While grades vary from mild to moderate, the trail features rocky, rooted terrain that can make footing difficult. Be sure to wear your hiking boots and bring your walking stick and dress according to the weather. Everyone bring a bag lunch with something to drink, we will be eating in the park. Sign-ups will start on Wed, Feb 19 in the Office. If you would like to join the Hiking Club please contact Kevin Lytle, Wellness Coordinator at (423) 392-8407.

Wellness Seminar “Importance of Advance Directives”: 10:30am. Tuesday, Mar 24 | Computer Lab | Dr. Hannah Geeraert, ETSU Family Physicians will discuss the importance why you should have Advance Directive. Sign up in the Office or by calling (423) 392-8400.

Wellness Seminar “Why Inpatient Rehab is needed”: 12:30am. Tuesday, Mar 31 | Computer Lab | Debbie Cook, RN, Rehab Liaison with Encompass Health will discuss the purpose of IPR and why people need it. She will also cover the admission process from the hospital or home, and also which diagnosis are appropriate for IPR. Sign up in the Office by calling (423) 392-8400.

Wellness Seminar “Obstructive Sleep Apnea”: 10:30am. Thursday, Apr 16 | Computer Lab | Dr. Amanda Lingerfelt, ETSU Family Physicians will discuss obstructive sleep apnea and common treatments for this. Sign-ups start on Wednesday, Mar 18 in the Office or by calling (423) 392-8400.

Billiards Tournament: 9:30am. Wednesday, Apr 22 | Billiards Room | This will be an 8-ball tournament singles play best of three games with double elimination. Cost is Free. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place only, sponsored by Jill M. Rust, Sales & Marketing Manager with Brookdale Rock Springs. NOTE: We will play on all four tables in billiards room. Sign-ups start on Wed, Mar 25 in the Office or by calling (423) 392-8400, with a deadline to sign up by close of business on Mon, Apr 20.

Workout with Kevin!

Lap Swimming—Aquatic Center-Monday-Friday 8:00 am-11:00 am

Silver Sneakers Classic—Lynn View—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am

Core Conditioning—Lynn View—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga—Lynn View—Wednesday 11:00 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga—Bloomingdale Baptist Church—Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 am

Core Yoga—First Broad Street United Methodist Church—Tuesday, Thursday 11:00 am

Yoga—First Broad Street United Methodist Church—Tuesday, Thursday 11:30 am

Silver Sneakers Yoga—Colonial Heights United Methodist Church—Monday, Wednesday 11:00 am

Poundfit—Colonial Heights United Methodist Church—Thursdays 11:00 am

Total Body Workout—V.O. Dobbins—Monday, Wednesday 9:30 am

Bowling—Warpath Lanes—Tuesday 12:30 pm

Cornhole—Lynn View—Monday-Friday 9am-2pm

Pickleball—Lynn View—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Silver Sneakers Classic—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:15 am

High Impact Aerobics—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:15 am

Strength Training—Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:15 am

Strength Training—Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 am

Boom Fitness (Silver Sneakers)—Tuesday, Thursday 8:30 am

Exercise for Everyone—Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 am

Piloxing—Tuesday, Friday 9:30 am

Table Tennis—Monday 2:00 pm, Wednesday 1:00 pm, Saturday 10:30 am

Volleyball—Monday 4:00 pm, Thursday 1:00 pm

Women’s Volleyball Lessons—Thursday 11:15 am

Shuffleboard—Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 pm

Pickle Ball—Tuesday, Friday 1:00 pm

Basketball—Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am

Cornhole—Thursday 4:00 pm

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