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Upcoming Caldwell Senior Center Events

LENOIR, NC (July 29, 2019) — Here are the upcoming Caldwell Senior Center events for the month of August…

Friday, August 2

VAYA Health’s Geriatric and Adult Mental Health Specialty Team will be at the Caldwell Senior Center to present two FREE programs.  At 10:00am they will talk about “Emotional and Behavioral:  The Impact of Chronic Medical Illnesses on the Brain” followed by “Enhancing Mental Health with Alternative Treatments” at 11:00am.  Community individuals, agency staff serving the aged, caregivers and anyone interested in learning about these topics are encouraged to attend.  Please call 758-2883 to register.  The Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Tuesday, August 6

Carolina West/Bark Mobile will provide a FREE Smartphone Class at the Senior Center on August 6th at 3:00-4:00pm.  Bring your smartphone and questions or issues.  Please register at (828) 758-2883.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Tuesday, August 6

Carolina West/Bark Mobile will provide a FREE iPhone Class at the Senior Center on August 6th at 4:00-5:00pm.  Bring your iPhone and questions or issues.  Please register at (828) 758-2883.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Friday, August 9

Are you or someone you live with one of the 5.7 million Americans living with congestive heart failure? If so, please join Freda Cowan, DNP-C at the Caldwell Senior Center on August 9th at 10:00am to learn more about your disease and ways to manage the symptoms and improve your quality of life. This FREE program is sponsored by Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care. Please register at (828) 758-2883. (Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.)

Friday, August 9

Do you like to create handmade items?  The Senior Crafters are holding a special afternoon craft class on August 9th from 2:00-4:00 at the Caldwell Senior Center.  They will be making a ski hat ornaments.  Anyone is invited to take part of this FREE creative time.  Please register at (828) 758-2883.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Tuesday, August 13

The Alzheimer’s Association has a vast amount of educational materials concerning Alzheimer’s Disease and related memory disorders.  A representative will be at the Senior Center on August 13th at 3:00pm to do a FREE program called “Know the 10 Warning Signs”.  Join them to learn the signs to look for concerning memory loss.  Please register by calling (828) 758-2883.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Thursday, August 15

Do you really think a picture is worth a thousand words? Have you a box of old photographs, old yearbooks, or perhaps a family recipe book that’s been lying around for a while? Maybe you’ve always wanted to do “something” with memorabilia but just didn’t take the time to.  If this describes you then please, gather a handful of these and bring them to the Senior Center on August 15, at 1:30pm. The Foothills Writers will be presenting several ways of commemorating your memories. While you may or may not write a thousand words, you will be challenged to have some written legacy for your loved ones to cherish for many more years.  Please call (828) 758-2883 to register.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Friday, August 16

The Better Breather’s Club® will meet on July 19th at 11:00am at the Caldwell Senior Center.  This is a local support group that offers patient-centered, and community-based educational opportunities to persons with chronic lung diseases especially COPD, but also asthma, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis [IPF], lung cancer and other chronic lung diseases.  Family, friends and support persons are welcome.  Volunteers facilitate the groups and work with a Lung Association staff member to provide the service.   Please register at (828) 758-2883.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way of Caldwell County Agency.

Friday, August 16

Attorney Angela Clark will hold a FREE Legal Talk on August 16th from 3:00-4:00pm at the Senior Center. She will discuss the situation when an adult can no longer make decisions because of dementia or other health related problems. A guardian may need to be appointed by the court to make day-to-day decisions about health and/or finances. Bring your questions! Please register at (828) 758-2883.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Monday, August 19

Have you heard that you need to watch what you eat? Are you unsure what that means or how to figure out what you’re actually eating? Join us on Monday, August 19th at 3:00pm at the Senior Center for a lesson from the Caldwell Co. Health Department on how to properly read food labels, learn about nutrition in TV dinners, lunch meat, and other processed foods, and also talk about low fat and low sugar options. We will also be discussing food preparation and clean up! It is important to know what you’re putting into your body, and we are here to help you figure out just that!  Please call (828) 758-2883 to register.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Tuesday, August 20

High Country Community Health will be at the Senior Center to provide FREE Hepatitis C screenings on August 20th at 3:00pm. If you were born between 1946 and 1964, you may be more at risk! Please call (828) 758-2883 to register.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Friday, August 23

Join us at the Caldwell Senior Center on August 23rd at 10:00am to meet your NC Senior Tar Heel Legislature Delegate, Trilla Annas.  You will learn about the STHL program, receive updates on priorities and have a chance to ask questions and share concerns.  Refreshments will be provided.  Please call (828)758-2883 to register.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Friday, August 23

Join us at the Caldwell Senior Center at 1:00-2:00pm for some BINGO!  Hickory Falls Health and Rehabilitation Center is sponsoring this fun FREE event and the prizes.  Space is limited so we ask that you register by calling (828) 758-2883.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Thursday, August 29

Do you suffer from corns, bunions, calluses, pain or thick toenails?  Mike Kilby and Kizzy Dixon with UNC Health Care’s Caldwell Wound Clinic will be at the Caldwell Senior Center on August 29th at 2:00pm to give this FREE program.  You will receive information on foot care and a personal assessment of your feet and toenails.  Please register by calling (828) 758-2883.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Friday, August 30

If you love to hear live guitar and fiddle music, you don’t want to miss this FREE concert at the Caldwell Senior Center on August 30th at 10:00am.  AG Diaz with Magnolia Lane provides a wide variety of “oldie goldie” favorites, gospel and music hits you grew up with.  Please register by calling (828)758-2883.  The Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Caldwell Senior Center is a United Way participating agency.

Senior Community Partners, caldwellseniors@gmail.com

650A Pennton Ave SW, Lenoir (828) 758-2883