Senior Center Monthly Newsletter


 

 

Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating in the month of February!!

 

The Senior Center will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2023 for Presidents Day Holiday. 

Access to Health Care will be at the Ely Senior Center on:

Friday, February 24th from 11:00am to 1:30pm

Get connected to free Medicare counseling, local resource information and application assistance.

Low impact exercise is on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:00am.    

Bingo is on Wednesdays at approximately 12:45pm.

Blood Pressure Check/Monitoring with volunteer Murlynn Ingle

Location: Ely Senior Center Tuesday, February 14th at 11:00am-12:00pm

 

10 healthy habits

According to an article in Caring Senior Service by Monica Albert, here are 10 habits that may ensure healthy living for seniors and help them overcome challenges.

 

1. Exercise Regularly                                              6. Examine Physical Changes

           2. Stay Connected with Friends and Family           7. Eat a Balanced Diet

           3. Visit the Doctor Regularly                                   8. Boost Mental Health

4. Forget Aging Myths                                             9. Sleep Well                                                       5. Take Medication as Prescribed                          10. Avoid Alcohol & Smoking

 

For more information visit:  SOURCE:  Caring Senior Service  HTTP://WWW.CARINGSERVICES.COM/BLOG/HABITS-ENSURE-HEALTHY-LIVING  

 

Keys to healthy eating

Knowing what to eat can be confusing.  Everywhere you turn, there is news about what is or isn’t good for you.   But a few basic tips have withstood the test of time.  Regardless of what cuisine you prefer, here’s what all healthy eating plans have in common.   They include:

 

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Lean meats and plant-based sources of protein
  • Less added sugar
  • Less processed foods

 

For more information visit:  SOURCE:   American Diabetes Association  HTTP://WWW.DIABETES.ORG/HEALTHY-LIVING/RECEIPES-NUTRITION/HEALTHY-FOOD-CHOICES-MADE-EASY 

Help keep our community healthy:

Remember to wash your hands, cough or sneeze into your sleeve and stay home if you are not feeling well.

 

Please remember dining room reservations are required the day before:

Please call the Senior Center at (775) 289-2742 to reserve your seat.