Classic Times Newsletter 1st Quarter 2019

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Lexington County, SC Classic Times Newsletter

Quarterly Newsletter of the Lexington County

Recreation & Aging Commission (Council on Aging)

1st Quarter Classic Times 2019

Long Life & Happiness

www.lcrac.com

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CLASSIC TIMES

From our Director…..

Lynda Chrisson

Happy 2019!!

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season.

For everyone who helped make the holidays special for others –

thank you so very much! Goody bags, Project Warmth Blankets,

Families Helping Families, food baskets, and every Center’s holiday

activities could not have happened without so many generous

people helping make each activity and event special. Every

gift or card you sent, every hug, every smile, every special treat,

every meal you packed and delivered, every craft you made, and

song you sang made a difference in someone’s life. Thank you

all!!!

I often use this issue to share tips to help all of us stay safe during

the cold weather and flu season. This year is different. The

FTC is requesting that information about a very nasty scam regarding

Social Security accounts be shared and we feel it is important

for you to know what’s happening. So, stay safe and

warm, keep your pets warm, drink lots of water, watch out for

slippery decks and steps, wash your hands frequently, and please,

spread the news about the information below from the FTC and

my personal experience.

Have you received a recorded phone call from someone claiming

to be from the Social Security Administration? I received calls

twice in one week. The recording is convincing and creates a

very real feeling of panic and fear about losing your monthly

check. Before I recognized the first call as a scam, what went

through my head was: 1) I’ve been a victim of identity theft; 2)

my identity has been used to commit a crime; 3) the crime has

been discovered and law enforcement is taking action against my

account; and 4) the SSA is calling to help me regain my identity,

get out of this mess, and keep my benefits – wow aren’t they

nice! The scammer is counting on you or me being so upset that

we automatically follow their instructions to start resolving whatever

the problem is so that our next check arrives on time.

DON’T DO IT - HANG UP THE PHONE!!!

There are several call variations. The calls I received said that

my Social Security account had been linked to a crime involving

drugs or sending money out of the country illegally and my account

was blocked. Or the caller may say that somebody used

your SS number to apply for credit cards and you could lose your

benefits. Another variation is that your bank account is about to

be seized and that you need to withdraw all your money. For

each version, the caller has a way to help you resolve the problem.

They ask you to respond in a specific way to be connected

to a staff person. DON’T DO IT - HANG UP THE PHONE!!!

The FTC wants everyone to know:

• The SSA will never-ever call and ask for your SS number,

ask you to send them money, and won’t call to

threaten your benefits.

• Your caller ID might show the SSA’s real phone number

(1-800-772-1213), but that’s NOT the real SSA calling.

The SSA does not make calls from this number.

This number is only for the public to call SSA. Computers

make it easy to show any number on caller ID. You

can’t trust Caller ID anymore.

• Never give out your SS number. Don’t confirm the last

4 digits. And don’t give a bank account or credit card

number to anybody who contacts you asking for it.

• Remember, anyone who tells you to wire money, pay

with a gift card, or send cash is A SCAMMER – AL-

WAYS, NO MATTER WHO THEY SAY THEY ARE.

If you get a call from someone who says they are from the SSA,

GET OFF THE PHONE! Please call 803-356-5111 and let our

Later Life Ad-

vocate, Karen know

about this or

any other scams you

discover. You

can also call the real

SSA at their call-in only number, 1-

800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).

If you have

spotted a scam, tell the

FTC at ftc.gov/

complaint.


2018 Moving for Meals Sponsors

helping provide meals to seniors in

Lexington County

LCRAC would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our sponsors!!

Planum Level Sponsor-$1,000 (333 meals)

Robert Brandi

Gilbert Cummunity Club

Aztec

Town of Gilbert

All American Heang & Air

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

Silver Level Sponsor-$250 ( 83 Meals)

BB & T

Mid Carolina Electric Cooperave

Caughman Harman Funeral Home

Michellin North America, Inc.

L.A. Barrier & Sons, Inc.

Pine View Ruritan Club

Mt. Pleasant Bapst Club

Town of Pelion

Economy Furniture Co., Inc.

Twin Cies Rotary Club of Batesburg-Leesville

Capital Concrete Company

Hollow Creek Community Center

LCK Construcon Services, Inc.

Johnson & Associates Insurance, Inc.

Honda of Columbia

Fish Hatchery Road Church of God

Sandlapper Surveying, Inc.

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Gold Level Sponsor -$500 (166 meals)

Town of Lecington

Wilson & Associates Sports Turf Mgt

Hoover Building Systems, Inc.

Shealy’s Bar B Que House, Inc.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC

Gilbert Ruritan Club

Joyful Grace Life Group

Town of Pine Ridge

Shumpert’s IGA

Lee Transport Equipment, Inc

Ted and Angela Stambolis

Bronze Level Sponsor -$100 (33 meals)

First Community Bank

Michelin North America, Inc.

Bill and Jean Mason

W. P. Law, Inc.

Cofield Law Firm, Co

Woodridge Memorial Park

Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.

Oswald Wholesale Lumber, Inc.

Corder Pest Control

Barnes Oil& Propane, Inc.

Joan Grandy

H.Rodgers Law Firm Office

D & T Fabricators, Inc.

Friendship Missionary Bapst Church

Johnson’s Tax Service Storage

Price’s Country Store

Big Discount Drugs

Lianne Waord

School Cuts Screening & Embroidery, Inc.

Triangle Safe and Lock, Inc.

Derrick’s Service Center, Inc.

Pine Ridge Pharmacy

Dale and Charloe Swygert

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Discover Learn & Share (DL&S)

Don’t delay, and sign up today! For quesons on any

of these programs, call Patrick Sippel at

(803) 356-5111.

DL & S provides new experiences for older adults

offering an excing variety of classes, acvies, and

programs for exploring new ideas, new skills, and

sharing with friends. Although the program is designed

for adults 60 years and over, adults of anyage

may parcipate unless class acvity states otherwise.

Discover Learn and Share

Zumba Gold with Instructor Janice Shull

Tri-City Leisure Center

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays 8am to 9am

Ongoing, 6 week program

Cost: $45

Chicago

June 9-15, 2019

Join us as we enjoy the World Famous 360 Chicago, a

skyline cruise on Lake Michigan, a guided tour of Chicago,

the historic Navy Pier and more!

Total Cost: $605

Deposit: $75 due at registraon

Nova Scoa, Prince Edward Island & New Brunswick

August 2-14, 2019

Classic Travelers is Canada bound! This trip includes

a guided tour of Acadia Naonal Park, a guided tour

of Halifax, Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg, Admission to

King’s Landing Historical Selement, guided tour of

Prince Edwards Island, Admission to Hopewell Rocks,

a visit to the Town of Saint John and more. Total

Cost: $1469, Passport required

Deposit: $75 due at registraon

Chair Yoga with Melissa Crook

Pine Ridge -South Congaree Senior Center

Mondays 2:00 pm

Ongoing

Cost: $7 per class.

Upper Body Strengthening Class with Instructor

Janice Shull

Tri-City Senior Center

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9am, 6 week

program

Ongoing, Cost: $42

Classic Travelers

Come travel with us! Trips are

geared toward seniors but open

to adults of all ages. For addi-

onal informaon, please call Patrick Sippel at (803)

356-5111.

New York City

December 5-10, 2019

Christmas in NY! Enjoy the holiday season in the Big

Apple. Our guided tour will take us to such famous

sites such as Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Times

Square, Wall Street, the 9/11 Memorial and much

more!

Total Cost: $605

Deposit: $75 due at registraon

Christmas In Lexington County

The 24 th annual Christmas in Lexington County project

will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Please

mark your calendar as we look ahead for another

successful year of improving homes for seniors in our

community. If your business, church, or civic group

is interested in geng involved in this annual event

in any capacity or if you would like some informaon

on the event, please contact us at 803-356-5111. We

are always looking for new volunteers to help make

this project a success!

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Meet Our Staff…..

Director................................................Lynda Christison

Assistant Director……………………..…...Mary Beth Callais

Meals Coordinator…………………..…........Anne McCartha

Office Coordinator………….…………...…….June Wilbanks

Program Coordinator…………….………..….Patrick SippeI

Program Coord. Assistant……………..….…..Doris Yancey

Volunteer/Outreach Coord………………….....Kim Stamm

Case Management Coordinator…..….Cherlyn Garrett-Kee

Case Manager………………………….…...Stephanie Rogan

Case Manager…………………………..…..Judith Templeton

Case Manager………………………………….……..Jane Buell

Community Resource Specialist……..…....…….Julia Allen

Senior Center Facilitator…………….....…….….Anne Craft

Homecare Coordinator…………………....Luciana Skubinski

Homecare Tech………………………...…....Brittany Dubose

Homecare Tech………………………..……....Connie Brooks

Homecare Tech……………………………..Kimberly Hudson

Medical Escort Driver…………...…Phyllis Hesse

Later Life Advocate………………………....Karen Sundstrom

Fundraising Assistant………………………...Kerry Allen

Receptionist……………..….Rebecca Poole/Minnie Warren

A huge Thank-You

to these very special ladies,

Thank

You

Susan Rauch and Pam Frick from St. Peter's

Lutheran Church in Chapin SC. They generously

donated their time and efforts to hold a food drive for

our Christmas bags this year and raised enough money

to buy 83 canned hams for our food pantry, which helps

feed seniors across Lexington County!

Gilbert-Summit seniors had a Christmas Pajama

Party day with Hot Cocoa Bar….So much fun!

A Huge Thank You to Harbor

Watch -

Bible Study for helping pack the

Holiday bags for Project Pantry!!!

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BATESBURG-LEESVILLE SENIOR CENTER

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

241 Highland Avenue * Phone: (803) 532-4536 * Director: Kyle Shealy

Arts & Cras

January – Winter cras

February – Valenne’s cras

March – Easter cras

Our projects are fun and easy!

Educaon

Adult Educaon Program

Peggy Camp, Lexington County School

District 3

Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. – Noon

A wide variety of topics geared for

seniors with guest speakers and

community leaders.

Nutrion Educaon

First Thursday of each month

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Informal, interacve sessions geared

to understanding health benefits of

good nutrional habits and smart

food choices.

Blood Pressure Screening & Health

Informaon

Second Wednesday of each month,

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Keep up with your blood pressure and

a wide variety of health related programs.

Fitness

Senior Walkers

9:00 a.m. –10:00 a.m.

Leisurely strolls outside, weather perming.

Leisure center opens at

7:30 a.m. for indoor walkers

Exercise with Kay

Mondays, 11:00 a.m. – Noon

& Fridays, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Exercise with dyna-bands and

weights.

Seniorcise

Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. – Noon

Increase flexibility, muscle strength,

and improve overall coordinaon

through low-impact exercise. Music

and fun!

On-Going

Morning Coffee & Social Time

Daily, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Catch up on the news while enjoying a

cup of piping hot coffee and breakfast

snacks

Lunch

Noon lunch for those 60 and older.

Must make a reservaon no later than

12:00 p.m. a day in advance. Call center

for more informaon on becoming

a parcipant!

Tea for Tuesdays

2 nd Tuesday of the Month,

10:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m.

Variety of tea and cookies, bring your

tea cup and join us!

Beulah Church of Gilbert

2nd Thursday of every Month

Happy Birthday Pares

Birthdays are celebrated on the first

day of the month with special treats.

Gardening

When the weather turns warm again,

we look forward to working in our

lovely new garden area!

Games

Monday-Friday

11:00 a.m.-Noon

Bingo, puzzles, word scrambles,

shuffleboard, horseshoes, hidden objects,

and more available daily.

Special Events

Palmeo Senior Show at the

State Fairgrounds

Thursday, January 17

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Free admission! An excing day with

live entertainment, free samples from

vendors, door prizes, and special programs

geared to seniors.

Valenne’s Party

Thursday, February 14

Share the love with red, pink, hearts,

and chocolate!

St. Patrick’s Day Party

Friday, March 15

Wear green or you just might get

pinched! Maybe you will be the lucky

winner of our corned beef and

cabbage give-a-way!

Trips

Monthly Shopping trips to local or

Lexington area stores

Please note that trips are for center

parcipants only, and that there is a

small fee for transportaon.

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GILBERT SUMMIT SENIOR CENTER

8:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.

409 Broad Street * Phone: (803) 892-5745 * Director: Donna Neel

Art & Cras

January -Winter cras

February-Valenne and Mardi Gras cras

March-St. Patrick’s Day cras

Educaon

Nutrion Educaon/Donna Neel

First Wednesday of the month at

11:00 a.m.

Nutrion topics that encourage good

eang pracces and promote overall

health.

MSA Home Health and Hospice/Janice

Harris

Fourth Monday of the month at

11:00 a.m.

Janice presents health and medical informaon

topics relevant to senior health

and wellness.

Fitness

Seniorcise/Tony Diaz

Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Classes are for acve senior center

parcipants only. Class is targeted at

improving flexibility, muscle strength and

coordinaon through low impact exercise.

Video Exercise

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday,

9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

Parcipate with other center members in

low impact video led exercises.

Fitness Walking

Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m.

Gilbert-Summit Senior Center

Mul-Purpose Building

On Going

Coffee and breakfast snacks

Monday-Friday. 8:30 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

Enjoy coffee, snack items, read the paper

and visit with friends.

Lunch

Monday -Friday at noon for those 60 and

older reservaon required by 11:00 a.m.

a day in advance.

Posive Thoughts

Monday-Friday, 10:15 a.m-10:45 a.m.

Daily devoon

Birthday Celebraons

Birthdays are celebrated monthly with

special treats and recognion of our

birthday honorees.

Mission Lexington

Second Wednesday of the month at

11:00 a.m. (Please call ahead as locaon

and me occasionally vary. Must qualify

to parcipate.) Contact the Center or

Mission Lexington for details.

Bowling

At least one Thursday a month, we hit the

lanes at JC’s Bowls for some friendly compeon

to see who will claim bragging

rights as top bowler. Check the center

calendar for day and me.

Games

Monday-Friday

9:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m.

Bingo, corn hole, shuffleboard, bowling,

table tennis, puzzles, cards, word search,

billiards and other opportunies for fun

and friendly compeon.

Shopping

Monthly shopping trip for center parcipants

to get prescripons filled, purchase

groceries or other necessies, or get in

some retail therapy.

Special Events

Palmeo Senior Show

Thursday, January 17, 2019

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

South Carolina State Fairgrounds at the

Goodman Building

Beulah Methodist Church Senior Social

Second Thursday of each month

Lunch, fellowship and good mes.

Valenne’s Day Party

Thursday, February 14 th

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Mardi Gras

Batesburg-Leesville Leisure Center

Tentave Date-February 22 nd .

(Check with center to confirm)

St. Patrick’s Day Celebraon

Friday, March 15 th

12:30 p.m.-1:00p.m.

My Will Clinic

Friday, March 15th

The Central Midlands Area Agency on

Aging is holding a My Will Program at

Lexington Senior Center for seniors to

assist them in obtaining a will. For those

who do not have a will and would like to

take advantage of this opportunity, call

(803)-376-5390 to schedule an appointment.

Ask for Jenny

Trips

Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Jan. or Feb. Refer to center calendar to

confirm date and me.

SC State Museum

January 2019. Refer to center calendar to

confirm date and me.

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LEXINGTON SENIOR CENTER

8:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.

108 Park Road * Phone: (803) 957-7979 * Director: Annie Mack

Arts & Cras

January-Snow Flakes

February-Valenne Cra

March-4 Leaf Clover

Educaon

MSA Home Health & Hospice with

Janice Harris

Janice visits the 3 rd Monday of the

Month at 12:30 p.m.

Janice checks BP and has updates on

Medical Informaon

Nutrional Educaon

Nutrional Topics with Anell Saverino

These Nutrional Topics are designed

to help seniors understand the

benefits of Good Nutrion.

1 st Thursday of the Month,

10:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

AARP Safe Driving Class

Friday, March 8 th ,

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Class will be held in the Lobby of

Lexington Senior Center. Call Center

to put name on the list for this class.

There is a fee for class.

Fitness

Seniorcise with Tony Diaz

Tuesday 10:30 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.

Classes are for acve Senior Center

Members only: Must be preregistered

with a current health history

and doctor’s approval on file. Call

center for details on joining center.

Chair Yoga with Staff

Wednesday, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Staff will guide center members

through Gentle Chair Yoga. Learn the

gentle movements of yoga while relaxing

the mind.

Fitness Walking

Monday Thru Friday

Leisure Center Gym opens at

7:00 a.m.

Ongoing

Social Hour

Monday thru Friday,

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Come enjoy coffee and snacks while

catching up on the latest news.

Lunch

Monday thru Friday at Noon

For those 60 or older can take part in

our noon me meal. Must make a reservaon

by 11:00 a.m. the day before.

Wood Carving with Art

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Monday & Wednesday

Birthday Celebraons

Birthdays are recognized each month

with cake and ice cream.

Daily Games

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Come join our serious card players

(Phase 10, Rummy, Kings in the Corner

etc.). Also Play Dominos, Corn

Hole, Trash Ball, Bingo and many

more games to be enjoyed.

Shopping

We take Monthly Shopping Trips. This

gives our Center members a chance to

purchase groceries, pick up prescrip-

ons and do a lile personal shopping.

Bowling

Our seniors make a trip to the local

Bowling Alley twice a month. We love

compeng with each other to see who

is going to be the top bowler.

Special Events

Palmeo Senior Show

Thursday, January 17 th

We will travel to the State Fair

Grounds for this event. We always

have a good me at this show. There

is music, food, numerous vendors and

local celebries. There will be over

100 vendors showcasing products and

services.

Valenne’s Day Party

Thursday, February 14th

We love this day. Just because we are

seniors doesn’t mean we don’t know

who cupid is. We will be on the lookout

for his bow & arrow.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebraon

Thursday, March 14th

We will be dressed in green and looking

for our pot of gold, but beware

you might get pinched. We will have a

scavenger hunt as we search for the

gold coins.

My Will Clinic

Friday, March 15th

The Central Midlands Area Agency on

Aging is holding a My Will Program at

Lexington Senior Center for seniors.

This is a program that will help seniors

to obtain a will. If you don’t have a

will this is the perfect me to take

care of this necessary paper work. You

have to call (803)-376-5390 to schedule

an appointment. Ask for Jenny.

Trips

January-Riverbanks Zoo

February-S.C. State Museum

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PELION SENIOR CENTER

8:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.

210 Pine Street Drive* Phone: (803) 894-4351 * Director: Laura Dowey

Arts and Cras

Come join Our Card making club.

Each person brings a sample card and

enough materials for everyone to

make the card

Third Wednesday each month.

Please RSVP Tuesday prior.

Educaon

MSA

Janice Harris

Last Wednesday each month,

Noon.

January- 10 Ways to Stay Healthy

February- Listen to Your Heartbeat

March- Knee Problems

Nutrion Programs

Center Staff

New topic each month.

Second Thursday each month.

Fitness

Strength Training

Daily, 11:00 a.m.-noon

Work with light weights and

Dyna-bands to develop strength and

muscle tone.

Seniorcise- Tony Diaz

Thursday, 11:00 a.m.

Donaon of $1.00 per class is

suggested. For adults 60 and older

and must be a senior center parcipant.

Walking

Daily, 9:45a.m.-10:45a.m.

Join us for a brisk walk around the

cafeteria area at outside, weather

perming . Also we have a paved

lighted walking track behind the center,

each lap is 870 .

Which means 6 laps makes a mile.

Let’s all get into exercising, what a

great New Year Resoluon that will

be.

On-Going

Bowling

JC’s Lexington Bowl

Third Thursday every month.

Several ladies from our center bowl

every week. Remember bowling is one

of many games at Senior Sports

Games.

Horseshoes

Monday -Friday 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

Grab a partner and go to the beauful

clearing just behind our center for

some friendly compeon. Just ask a

staff member for the horseshoes any-

me weather permits.

Billards, Cornhole, Shuffleboard

Friendly compeon daily.

Bingo

Shumpert’s IGA

Last Tuesday each month

9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Refreshments and prizes for our seniors

at Pelion Senior Center. Over-all is

a Gi Cerficate.

Library

Shirley Sprenne

Last Tuesday of the month at

11:30a.m.

Her staff plans a special program for

our group.

Lunch

Served daily at noon

Those 60 years and older may join us

for a hot, nutrious meal. Must make

reservaon no later than 12:00 noon

the previous day.

Puzzles & Games

Join friends to put together a jigsaw

puzzle or for a game of dominoes in

the mornings, or at 1:00 p.m. in the

aernoon for Phase 10.

A Phase 10 Tournament I

Scheduled for February.

Mardi-Gras

Date to be announced

Come join us at B-L Leisure Center.

Dancing and finger-foods.

Trips

Riverbank Zoo

Friday, February 19

Join us for fun at the zoo. Now you

can feed the giraffes right

out of your hand! Picnic lunch by the

river.

Cost: Free Fridays in February.

Beulah Methodist Senior Social

Second Thursday each moth

All trips are for senior center

parcipants only unless otherwise

noted.

Please check our monthly calendar

for dates and me.

The Pelion Senior Center will be

closed on the following dates:

Friday, January 1-New Year’s Day

Monday, January 21- Marn Luther

King Jr. Day

Monday, February 18- Presidents

Holiday

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PINE RIDGE—SOUTH CONGAREE SENIOR CENTER

8:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.

1123 Courtney Drive* Phone: (803) 755-1274 * Director: Beverly Smith

Arts & Cras

Center parcipants share their cras and

teach others.

Dang-it-Dolls Workshop

Every 4 th Friday at 8:30 a.m.

Work on Dang-It-Dolls Program

Making dolls for the Soldiers leaving from

McCrady Training Center

Cras with Charloe

1 st Friday in each month.

Enjoy making a special cra oen

seasonal with Charloe

Educaon

Carolina Place Gardens

With Megan

1 st Wednesday, at 11:00 a.m.

Megan updates seniors on Medical informaon

and playsBingo with them.

Medical Services of America, Inc.

With Janice Harris

1 st Thursday, at 11:00 a.m.

Janice keeps you up to date on Health

Topics, and also checks Blood Pressure

Agape Hospice Midlands

With David Coffman

2 nd Friday, at 11:00 a.m.

Health Tips to Keep You in Your Home and

Plays Bingo with Seniors

Senior Strength Trainers

Monthly Handouts

These Nutrional ps are informave and

useful for a healthier lifestyle

Lexington County Sheriff Department

See Calendar for Date and Times

Fitness

Walking and Exercise with Staff

Every Monday, and Friday 9:45 a.m.

Chair Yoga/Charloe

Every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.

Seniorcise/Tony

Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

Join the fun by exercising with dynabands

and weights to improve muscle tone and

flexibility with low impact exercise

Blood Pressure Checks

1 st Thursday at 11:00 a.m.with Janice

3 rd Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.with Judy

Nutrion Educaon

Center Staff

First Wednesday each Month, 11:15 a.m.

On-Going

Sing-a-long

Every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

Shopping Trips

Shopping at new stores around the area

and local malls get those groceries, prescripons

and other personal shopping

South Congaree Pine Ridge Library

3 rd Friday each Month

Enjoy watching a movie, popcorn and a

drink

Social Hour

Mon-Fri .8:30-9:30 a.m.

Come share the latest News and enjoy

coffee and snack

Birthday Celebraon

Celebrang each Center Parcipant for

that month

Every 4 th Monday

Celebrate with cake and ice cream

Noon Lunch

Cost: Donaon for those 60 years and

older. Reservaon must be made no later

than 11 a.m. At least one day in advance.

Call Center for more informaon.

Fun & Games

Bingo, Horseshoes, Dominoes, Shuffleboard,

Pool, Ping Pong, Wii and other

games

Special Events

Palmeo Senior Show

Thurs., January, 17 at SC State

Fairground Come share the excitement

and fun at the State Fairgrounds. There

will be exhibitors, Screening, door prizes,

free samples and Health ps.

Thurs., Jan. 24. Start the New Year off by

exercising for ourselves and leng our

Adopted Grand know that exercising is

important for them as well as for

ourselves.

My Will Program

Fri., January 25

Seniors 60 and up needing a simple will.

Limited Appointments, no charge for this

Service. For more informaon please call

(803)-744-5120. Ask for Jenny

Valenne with Adopted Grands

Thurs., Feb.14

Share the excitement of Valenne’s Day

by sharing our talents by making Valen-

nes with our Adopted Grands

Mardi Gras

Fri., Feb. 22

Andre Bauer Senior Center

There will be live entertainment, dancing,

JROTC cadets, door prizes, lunch, and a

Whole lot of “Big Easy fun!

Reading Time -Adopted Grands

Thurs., March 14

Let your Adopted Grand read their

favorite book to you

Trips

Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens

Free Fridays in February. Check Monthly

Acvity calendars for date and me. Join

us for fun at the Zoo.

the giraffes right out of your hand.

Cost: Free Fridays in February

Now you can feed

Pine Ridge/South Congaree Senior will be

Closed on the following dates:

Mon. Jan. 21-Marn Luther King Day

Mon, Feb. 18-President’s Day

Fri., April 19-Spring Holiday

Exercise with Adopted Grands

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Arts & Cras

January – Winter Cra

Friday, January 18th, at 12:30 p.m.

This cra is to celebrate our Winter Season.

February – Valenne Cra

Friday, February 8 th , at 12:30 p.m.

This will be a Valenne’s related cra.

March – Spring Cra

Friday, March 15 th , at 12:30 p.m.

This cra will celebrate the Spring

Holiday’s.

Educaon

MSA Hospice Care with Janice

2 nd Wednesday, at 10:30 a.m.

Janice discusses a variety of topic’s

monthly that include issues with arthris,

heart, blood pressure, eyes, kidneys, etc.

Nutrion Educaon

1 st Wednesday, at 10:30 a.m.

This nutrional educaon program is

geared to understanding the healthy benefits

of good nutrion.

Blood Pressure Screening With Pathway

Hospice

1 st Wednesday, at 10:30 a.m.

Pathway Hospice will be checking blood

pressure and educang Seniorson the

importance of good numbers.

Monthly visit from Mr. David Watkins.

Mr. David holds a PH.D. in Counseling

Psychology, Masters in Clinical Social

Work and a Masters in Divinity. He will be

discussing many different topics that relate

to having a healthy mental and emo-

on state of

being.

Adult Protecon by Karen

Done every other month by Karen to

make Seniors aware of adult abuse and

latest scams affecng senior populaon.

Fitness

Seniorcise with Tony

1 st Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Increase flexibility, muscle strength, and

improve overall coordinaon through low

impact exercise.

SWANSEA SENIOR CENTER

8:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.

197 N. Lawrence Ave.* Phone:(803) 568-4545 * Director: Becky Pou

Early Risers

Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.

Walking club every morning in Swansea

Senior center gymnasium. Come and

enjoying exercising and meeng new

friends.

Gaston Family Pharmacy

4 th Tuesday, 12:30 p.m.

Variety of topics discussed from health

issues to medicines prescribed by physicians.

Art Class with Sue

Friday, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Anyone can learn to paint with

the right instructor. Come and

join us on Fridays as we discover

our hidden ability to paint. Our

instructor, Sue, has been painng for over

50 years. Her step by step instrucons

will have you painng masterpieces

before you know it!

Piano with Carla

2 nd Thursday , 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Come enjoy all your favorite oldies

as Carla entertains us with her

amazing talent.

On Going

Social Hour

Monday thru Friday,

9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.

Catch up on the news with friends while

enjoying a hot cup of coffee.

Lunch

Lunch for seniors ages 60 or older.

Must be a member of center and make

a reservaon by 11 a.m. the day before

Birthday Pares

4 th Wednesday, 12:30 p.m.

Birthdays are great occasions to celebrate

seniors and their amazing lives! You’re

never too old for a birthday!

Shopping

1 st Friday, at 9:00 a.m.

Enjoy monthly shopping trips to our local

retailers and go out to lunch. You must be

an acve senior to parcipate.

Monthly Acvies

Dominoes daily (Chicken Foot), Bingo

(done twice weekly), Hootchie Kootchie,

Twister, Basketball Toss, Corn Hole, Chair

Volleyball, Indoor Pu Pu, Bowling,

Darts, Balloon Toss, Card Shark,

Concentraon, Movie and Popcorn, Art

Gallery, Black Jack, Pool and Password

and Buer Bean Aucon

LICS Food Program

3 rd Friday, at 11:00 a.m.

Program is open for community members

that meets guideline qualificaons.

Special Events

Valenne ‘s Party

Thursday , February 14 th

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m..

Come as we express our love and

appreciaon of each other!

Happy Valenne’s Day!

Trips

Palmeo Senior Show

January 17 th , 9:00 a.m. – 2:00p.m.

Annual event at the South Carolina

State Fair Ground. Come and see

the “latest” products and services

available for Seniors. Food and

entertainment on site.

Riverbanks Zoo

Free Fridays during the months of

January and February for Lexington

county residents. Guest will be asked

to show proof of residents.

Mardi Gras

Come celebrate “Fat Tuesday” with us at

Batesburg Senior Center. Reflecng the

pracce of the last night of eang richer,

fay foods. Lots of fun and laughter!

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TRI - CITY SENIOR CENTER

9:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.

485 Brooks Avenue * Phone: (803) 939-9311 * Director: Peggy Sco

Arts and Cras

Cra Day

Instructor: Sarah

1 st Thursday monthly

10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

Crochet Club

Instructor: Shirley

Monday and Tuesday

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Educaon

Creave Wring/Story Telling

Leader: Peggy

2nd Wednesday each month

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Book Club

Leader of discussions: Peggy

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Nutrion Educaon

January 15, February 5 and March 5

Instructor: Claire

11:30 a.m. – Noon

Medicine Mart/Megan Nissen

2 n d Tuesday each month

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Agape Hospice/Sara and Michael

3 rd Tuesday of each month

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

MSA Hospice with Janice Harris

3 rd Monday of each month

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Home Instead with Dee Dee

4 th Tuesday bi-monthly

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Agape LTC with Rebecca

2 nd Friday Monthly

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

LCRAC/Karen Sundstrom

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

New Fraud Alerts February 20, 2019

Thrivent

January 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

US Tax Reforms

Clear Capons (telephones)

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Antonio Howie

January 27, 2019

Fitness

Video exercise and/or walking

Staff

Monday and Wednesday

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Seniorcise

Instructor: Tony

Friday

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Blood Pressures

Interim Health Care/Tanya Hilton RN January

4, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

On Going

Birthday Celebraon/Balloons and treats

for your special day

Check monthly acvity calendar for date/

me

Musical Entertainment

Dewey –Elvis BD Tribute January 8

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Tri-City Ramblers

January 16/March 20,2019

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Kaye and Dewey

February 20

10:00 am - 11:00 am

C arol Fleeger

January 18, February 11 & 25,March 6 &

25

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Music Therapy with Key Changes

January 30, February 27 & March 27

10:00 a.m .– 11:00 a.m.

“March Magic”

Any acve senior parcipantmay parcipate

Shopping

January 28 & March 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Fire Drill

February 6, 2019

10:15 a.m. – 10: 45 a.m.

Special Events

Palmeo Senior Show

January 17, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch on your own

Something Scosh

January 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Friday at Zoo

February 15, 2019

9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch on your own,

Mardi Gras at B/L

February 22, 2019

9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch on your own at Shealy’s

It’s A Fishy Day

March 15

10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fishy Games with Andrea

Go Fish Card Game

Tommy & Rob’s Famous Fish and Chips

Closings:

January 1, New Years Day

January 21, 2019– MLK Day

February 18, 2019 - President’s Day

****Must be a Tri-City senior center

member in order to parcipate in these

Acvies, and Special Events ****

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