Aug 29, 2022 Events & News

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Fika-“Take a Break” with Coffee & Conversation Sept. 7th

Wednesday, Sept. 7th, 10-11am, HELPERS office. 

Please join us for this monthly morning coffee break that is open to all. Fika is a Swedish coffee tradition; it’s a time set aside for being together, catching up with friends, and enjoying a little something to eat. Contact HELPERS in advance if you would like transportation assistance.

 

Fall Prevention BINGO - Sept 7th

Join the Fun!

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Fall Prevention Bingo, Wednesday, Sept. 7th, 1-2pm, Bville Senior Community Center. In honor of National Fall Prevention Month, Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging is presenting a bingo event to draw attention to fall risks and prevention. No pre-registration is required. Please join us for fun, refreshments and prizes!

Grow Young Fitness Program for Seniors

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Grow Young Fitness Program for Seniors Barnesville 

Channel 12 at 9:05am and 4:05pm Monday through Friday.

Coming in November: The Remember Project “Steering into the Skid” event, the second in our series of three dementia awareness events. Date yet to be set; watch for details to come.

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HELPERS Wellness Fair is back and we have a great one planned for you! This year our theme is Taking Care of Yourself. We are focusing on the importance of self-care for all of us but especially for those in the fulfilling, yet demanding, role of caregiver.

Taking Care of Yourself!

Just who is a caregiver? Often many in this role do not see themselves as caregivers; they feel they are simply doing what is expected of them as a wife, husband, sibling, daughter, son, friend or neighbor. What we know for sure is that the health and well-being of caregivers is vital for not only the caregiver but also for the loved one being cared for. HELPERS is here to offer support and short-term respite so that you can have some time to relax, de-stress, and re-fuel. We hope that you will consider joining us for the 2022 Wellness Fair. Ask friends or family to stay with your loved one while you take a well-deserved break, keeping in mind that taking care of yourself will contribute to taking better care of your loved one. We invite you to contact HELPERS to request a respite volunteer to stay with your loved one so you can attend the event; we’ll do our best to help you with any barriers that might keep you from taking this important time for Taking Care of Yourself

 

Coming in November: The Remember Project “Steering into the Skid” event, the second in our series of three dementia awareness events. Date yet to be set; watch for details to come.

Wellness Fair

HELPERS Wellness Fair -“Taking Care of Yourself,” September 21st, 10am – 2pm,  Hildebrand Hall, Bville. 

We’ll have a variety of speakers on issues related to self care, special  musical entertainment by performers Sarah Morrau and Rebekka DeVries, vendors for you to visit, lunch, and door prizes. 

Watch for more details to come. Pre-registration is required for this free event. Contact HELPERS to register.

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Exercise Seniors

Mondays, and Thursdays

Exercises for Seniors, 

on Mondays, and Thursdays, 9:30-10, Bville Senior Community Center

This is a basic, low impact strengthening exercise program to promote body movement and strength. 

No pre-registration is required. 

Just show up and have fun while also doing your body good!

Game Day!

Tuesday & Thursday

Game Day every Tuesday & Thursday, 12:45 to 3pm, at the Bville Senior Community Center Join in the fun & games such as Pinochle, Whist, Hand & Foot and Rummy with other area seniors. Coffee and treats served following the activities. The Senior Community Center is located at 501 2nd Ave. NE. Call 218-493-4277 for more information. Transportation assistance can be provided by calling HELPERS in advance.

Tour of Tables Brunch Fundraiser
Saturday, October 22nd
Hildebrand Hall.

Tour of Tables is a unique fundraising event in which the general public is invited to “tour” imaginative tablescapes designed by Table Hosts. This will be our first Tour of Tables event!  For more information and/or to sign up as a Table Host contact HELPERS. Let your creativity shine at our first Tour of Tables!

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