Senior Center Monthly Newsletter

January 2022 Newsletter  

     

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

The Senior Center will be closed on Friday, December 31, 2021 for New Year’s Holiday.

The Senior Center will be closed on Monday, January 3, 2022 for New Year’s Holiday.

The Senior Center will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 for Martin Luther King Day Holiday.

Access to Health Care will be at the Ely Senior Center on Thursday, January 6th from 11:30am to 3:00pm.

A Social Security Representative will call the Ely Senior Center to assist any individuals with Social Security matters:  Wednesday, January 12th at 2:00pm. Call the senior center to make an appointment (775) 289-2742.

The Annual Christmas Bazaar was a sweeping success thanks to all our talented bakers and the talented hands of our crafty, crafters! The Christmas Bazaar Craft and Bake Sale would not be the success it was without you!

  • Special thank you to Susan Bowers for donating our beautiful pe-lite Christmas tree and the spectacular decorating job by Izzy and Kaelynn.
  • Special thank you to those who helped with set up on Friday for the bazaar: Kathy Cobb, Virginia Baker, Madeline Howe, Carol Leyba, and Chris Ricci.
  • Special thank you to those who helped with the sale on Saturday for the bazaar: Kathy Cobb, Carol Leyba, Joanne Thomas, Chris Ricci and Izzy.

The Annual Christmas Meal, held December 17, 2021 was purchased by White Pine County Commissioner Laurie Carson.  Thank you Laurie!

 

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

Bingo is on Wednesdays at approximately 12:45pm.

COVID 19 is still active in our community, please remember to wash your hands, cough or sneeze into your sleeve, social distance and stay home if you are not feeling well.

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Top 10 healthy New Year’s resolutions for older adults

The American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation recommends these top 10 healthy New Year’s resolutions for older adults to help achieve your goal of becoming and staying healthy. Remember to set a short-term, achievable goal. Be realistic and not over-zealous! Small changes can make a big difference.

  • Choose fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, low-fat dairy and healthy fats
  • Be more active
  • See your provider regularly
  • Quit smoking
  • Toast with a smaller glass
  • Guard against falls
  • Give your brain a workout
  • Speak up when you feel down or anxious
  • Get enough sleep
  • Consider adding multivitamins to your routine

ADAPTED FROM HEALTHINAGING.ORG.

A. Lindsay, N. Mazzullo 2021, Healthy LIVING while aging! (2021-01), Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 1

Lunch is being served at the Senior Center again!   You do need to reserve your seat the day before.                          Call the Senior Center at (775) 289-2742 to reserve your seat.