The Northfield Senior Center is open. The population we serve is potentially more at risk. Our doors are open. Meals on Wheels will still be delivered. For those who generally attend congregate meals at the Center and still wish a meal for any day, you may do so. PLEASE call the Center at 485-8112 before 9:00 am. Again, We will continue to deliver MOW to our clients. If you have further concerns, please reach out to us. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please use the front door when you enter the building. If you are picking up your ordered meal enter by the back door and we will bring it to you. THANK- YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.
MASKS ARE NO LONGER NECESSARY TO COME! We are reopening certain activities. Come on our Game day to play! Game day is every Tuesday Tuesday from 1 - 3:30.
MASKS ARE NO LONGER MANDATORY IN THE BUILDING!
APRIL is a big month for us. Another new program has begun: Healthy Living!
Our April Programs are: Chronic Pain: Wednesdays starting March 22nd at 5:30 p.m. FALLS ARE STILL AND ISSUE! TAKE HEED: Take these steps to help prevent accidental falls:
Talk to your health care provider about any past falls, even if they did not lead to an injury.
Review your medications and any side effects. Consider Vitamin D supplements.
Have your vision and hearing checked annually and update eyeglasses and hearing aids as needed.
Get moving! Try Tai Chi and other activities proven to improve balance and strength.
Assess your home environment. You can reduce your fall risk by removing trip hazards, improving lighting, installing handrails and grab bars, and taking extra care aroundpets that may be underfoot.
Foot Clinic is back: Our next Foot Clinic is scheduled for Tuesday April 11th. To get an appointment you need to call the Center at 485-8112. You are sure to get an appointment because we are scheduling more Hours. MASKS ARE REQUIRED! We will be having them every month for the next year.
Exercise Classes HAS REOPENED
Thelma has begun her Strong Living classes on Monday, Wednesdays and now Fridays. Class is at 8:30 A.M. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This is for EVERYONE AND NO MASK IS NECESSARY. Welcome home Exercisers.
Healthy Living Series
Healthy living is a series that will go on all year. Usually it is a monthly presentation. This month we are offering a Chronic Pain Clinic which goes on for 8 weeks, on Wednesday evenings.
Tai Chi is Back Every Thursday Afternoon from 1:30 to 2:30 P.M. We have returned with a special on Falls Prevention.
Jodi Vilardi did come and do Tai Chi for balance and Falls prevention. She will be here every Thursday afternoon from 1:30 to 2:30 P.M. beginning again this fall.
Don't forget Fiber Arts Tuesdays at noon
Come enjoy an afternoon of board and card game fun every Tuesday afternoon. Bridge, cribbage, Scrabble.....all types of games and game players are welcome! We have some games here, but please feel free to bring your own. This reopening is for all. Appointments are not needed but our building capacity now is only have 45 people. Masks are no longer necessary. When: Tuesdays from 1:00-3:30 P.M.
Come paint with fellow artists for an afternoon of creativity and painting fun at our drop-in Painting Group. Acrylic paint and easels will be provided, and you are welcome to bring additional supplies. The class is for everyone. No need to call to save a slot for this class. When: Wednesdays at 1:00-3:30pm Come and enjoy the paintings our people have done. They are proudly displayed on the walls of the Center.