Living Well Beyond 55

Morris Geiger


ACTIVITIES

Price is Right - First Wednesday of every month @ 11:00 a.m. Snack provided.

Please call Brenda Tarter at 765-364-5175 for more information.

EXCURSIONS

Please call Brenda Tarter at 765-364-5175 for more information about any of these planned excursions.

AUGUST 15, 2018 - INDIANA STATE FAIR

You will be responsible for your ticket ($8). Leave Parks & Recreation Dept at 4:00 p.m. Travelers will explore the fair on their own. Grand Funk Railroad is playing on the free stage at 7:30.p.m. We will meet at a predetermined spot immediately following the concert and go back to the bus to come home. You should arrive home between 9:30 and 10:00 p.m.

COST: $15 per person

AUGUST 20, 2018 - PEACHEY'S AMISH STORE & UNDER THE ARCH RESTAURANT

You are responsible for anything you want to buy at Peachey's and for your lunch. Leave Parks & Recreation at 9 a.m.

COST: $5 per person

SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 - EITELJORG MUSEUM

You are responsible for lunch. Leave Parks & Rec at 9 a.m.

COST: $15 per person

OCTOBER 4 & 5, 2018 - CREATION MUSEUM & ARK ENCOUNTER

COST: $165

Cost includes museum tickets, hotel, & transportation cost. All meals will be at your expense. Depart from Crawfordsville Community Center October 4th @ 9:00 a.m. Seating is limited! Please call Brenda Tarter for details @ 765-364-5175

OCTOBER 15, 2018 - COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL

Leave Parks and Recreation Dept. at 10:00 am.

COST: $5 per person

VISION CLUB

We would like to reestablish the Vision Club. If you or someone you know is visually impaired and would like to participate, please call Brenda Tarter at 765-364-5175.

WALKING GROUP

A seasonal walking group is being planned once the weather breaks. We will be visiting different communities and exploring their walking trails. We may stop for lunch after the walk if people are interested.

Please call Brenda Tarter at 765-364-5175 for more information.

Seniors

SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB

Some activities of the club include euchre and bingo. The activities are held at the Crawfordsville Community Center. Come and enjoy.

Schedule of Activities:

Tuesdays & Thursdays - Bingo at 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday - Bid Euchre - 4 p.m.

Pitch-in lunch on the first Monday of every month at noon. Bingo at 1 p.m.

Bingo at 1 p.m. on the fifth Monday of the month.

COST: $7 annual dues

FUN-CTIONAL FITNESS CLASS

This class was designed with the older adult in mind. It incorporates low impact aerobics, chair aerobics, step aerobics, and toning exercises. Class meets on Monday and Friday 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Cost for 65 & older: 12-visit pass is $18 city resident / $20 non-resident

STRENGTH & STRETCH CLASS

This class was designed with the older adult in mind. Class meets on Wednesdays from 9:45 - 10:30 a.m.

Cost for 65 & older: 12-visit pass is $18 city resident / $20 non-resident

SUNSHINE CHORUS

No auditions! Everyone who likes to sing is welcome. Practice starts at 9:30 a.m. in the Community Center dining room the first and last Friday of the Month.

NUTRITION SITE

The Nutrition Site is located in the Crawfordsville Community Center at 922 E. South Blvd. Meals are provided by Midland Meals Monday - Friday at noon. For persons 60 years or older and persons who qualify.

Other activities at the Nutrition Site include:
Bingo - Tues & Thurs 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
*Nutritional Information - Fourth Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m.
Complimentary Health Checks between 11 a.m. and 1 pm

SUNSHINE VANS

PHONE: 765-364-5173
HOURS: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Monday - Friday

The Sunshine Van office is located in the Crawfordsville Park & Recreation Department. Sunshine Vans are funded by donations, Muffy, Montgomery County Community Foundation, INDOT, Title III, and other grant programs, and is operated by the Crawfordsville Park & Recreation Department. The Sunshine Vans program is a transportation system for person 60 years and older and disabled. Rides are by donation. Sunshine Vans take persons to medical appointments, pick up prescriptions, pick up groceries, personal care trips, and to lunch at the Nutrition Site for lunch and socialization. Call at least 24 hrs in advance to schedule a ride.

Suggested donations are posted in each van. Ask about punch passes. They make great gifts, are offered at a discount and are easy to use.

Please note: Medical & Wheelchair appointments require a minimum 48-hour advance notice.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING BOARD (MCCA)

This board consists of persons interested in the elderly, their participation and fulfillment in life. This Board's purpose is to assess the needs and issues of older adults and direct them to the organizations that provide these important services.The Board meets the third Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. at Franciscan Health Hospital, 1710 Lafayette Ave., Crawfordsville, in the first-floor conference room across from Human Resources.