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July 4, 2022 Events & News

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Bus Trip to Frost Fire Summer Theater, Walhalla, ND, Wednesday, June 29th

Join us as we travel to see one of America’s most beloved musicals, The Sound of Music

Ticket Price is $90 per person and includes bus transportation, lunch buffet, and the theater event. 

Partial grants are available for those with income limitations. 

Contact HELPERS for more information and/or to make your reservation. Deadline for Barnesville residents to reserve is June 17th

Reservations will be made available to neighboring communities after June 17th.

Could you recognize if you or someone else was having a stroke?

Please consider joining us on July 11th for a special Lunch & Learn event to increase awareness about strokes and identify some ways you can reduce your risk of this frightening, and sometimes fatal, health issue.
(See the event details below under Lunch & Learn.)

Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke; that’s one person every 40 seconds! Please consider joining us on July 11th for a special Lunch & Learn event to increase awareness about strokes and identify some ways you can reduce your risk of this frightening, and sometimes fatal, health issue. (See the event details below under Lunch & Learn.

 

F.A.S.T. is an easy way to remember the sudden signs of a stroke. 

  • Face drooping. Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? Ask the person to smile. 
  • Arm weakness. Is one arm weak or numb? Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward? 
  • Speech difficulty. Is speech slurred, are they unable to speak, or are they hard to understand? Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence, like “the sky is blue.” Is the sentence repeated correctly? 
  • Time to call 9-1-1. If the person shows any of these symptoms, even if the symptoms go away, call 9-1-1 and get them to the hospital immediately. 

(Source: StrokeAssociation.org) 

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.

Coffee & Chat

Fika—“Take a Break” with Coffee and Conversation, Wednesday, July 6th, 10-11 am, HELPERS office.

Please join us for this monthly morning coffee break that is open to all. Our Fika is 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. 

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Lunch & Learn

Stroke Recognition and Prevention Lunch & Learn, Monday, July 11th, 12-2pm, Bville Senior Community Center. 

Presented by Molly Murch, MSE, RN-BSN, BC, Essentia Health Stroke Program Educator. Come learn about the importance of recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke and ways you can prevent a stroke. Lunch will be provided by HELPERS & served from 12-12:45pm. The presentation begins at 1pm. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS FREE EVENT. Contact HELPERS to register.

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

NOTE Summer Hours! 

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.

Coming Soon - Watch for Details

The Remember Project August 10th

HELPERS Wellness Fair September 21st

Tour of Tables October 22 

The Barnesville Senior Community Center is available for rental for your gatherings. 

Contact Eva at 218-493-4277 for information and to make your reservation.

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