Senior calendar

THURSDAY * Ohio Consumer Council explains telephone choices after lunch at Erie County Senior Center
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

THURSDAY

* Ohio Consumer Council explains telephone choices after lunch at Erie County Senior Center, 620 E. Water St., Sandusky. For reservations, call 419-626-2560 or 800-701-3221.

* Bible study and Women's Senior Club, exercise class and bridge lessons at 10 a.m. at Erie County Senior Center. Pinochle and painting classes at 1 p.m.

* Dominoes 1-3 p.m. at Norwalk Senior Enrichment Center.

* Fisher-Titus Medical Center's Seniors Stay Strong and Seniors Keep Moving programs are offered as mix-n-match sessions and are on a drop-in basis. 12 sessions for $27.50, PrimeCare Advantage discount for $25. To sign up, join a free trial class. Seniors Keep Moving is 9 a.m. at the Carriage House. This fitness class targets balance, endurance, strength and flexibility for seniors. For information, call the hospital at 419-663-1975, ext. 6440.

FRIDAY

* Home Health Care by Kathie Mueller of First Choice after lunch at Erie County Senior Center, 620 E. Water St., Sandusky. For reservations, call 419-626-2560 or 800-701-3221.

* Euchre, 12:30 p.m. Willard Senior Center.

* Ceramics at 9 a.m. and line dancing at 10 a.m. and dartball, duplicate bridge, 12:30 p.m. at Erie County Senior Center..

* Cribbage from 10 a.m.-noon at Norwalk Senior Enrichment Center.

MONDAY

* Euchre, 9-11 a.m. and Men's Social Club (arthritis information from Christina Kalber) at 10 a.m. and bingo after lunch and bridge at 12:30 and 7 p.m. Erie County Senior Center.

* FTMC's Seniors Stay Strong 8 a.m. at Ernsthausen Recreation Center.

TUESDAY

* Accordion Lady and Friends, after lunch at Erie County Senior Center.

* Euchre, 12:30-3:30 p.m. at Norwalk Services for Aging.

* FTMC's Seniors Keep Moving 9 a.m. at Ernsthausen Recreation Center.

* Health screening and ping pong at 9 a.m. and exercise class at 10 a.m. at Erie County Senior Center. Pinochle, painting at 1 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

* Karaoke and singing with Bob Davis after lunch at Erie County Senior Center.

* Tai Chi 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Erie County Senior Center. First class free, $5 per class after. Call 419-627-1272 or 419-626-2560.

* Line dancing at 10 a.m. at Erie County Senior Center.

* Line dancing at 6 p.m., Norwalk Services for Aging. Six classes $22.

* EZ line dancing, 10-11:30 a.m., Erie County Senior Center.

* Pinochle 12:30-3:30 p.m. at Norwalk Services for Aging.

* FTMC's Seniors Stay Strong 8 a.m. at Ernsthausen Recreation Center.

LOOKING AHEAD

* Otterbein North Shore Retirement Community, 9400 North Shore Blvd., Lakeside-Marblehead, will host an elegant lunch at noon March 22 in The Hearth. Join them for an elegant lunch while enjoying music provided by local singer and artist, Rosemary Schramm. A collection of her art will also be on display. The menu will feature spinach salad, chicken cordon blue, mashed potatoes, Maui veggies, dinner roll, chocolate fudge decedent brownie and beverage for $5. There will be door prizes, too. Seating is limited/reservations are required. To make reservations or for information, call Jeri Peto, at 419-798-8203 or 800-248-4074. Information regarding Otterbein Retirement Living Communities is available at otterbein.org.

* Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the United States, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The odds of having an identity stolen is comparable to having a piece of personal property stolen. During a Fisher-Titus Medical Center PrimeCare Advantage program, Tracey Henley, vice president of National City Bank, will discuss identity theft and ways seniors can minimize their risk of becoming a victim at 10 a.m., March 27, at The Carriage House of FTMC -- Garden Level (on Fisher-Titus Parkway, off Shady Lane Drive). Registration is required. For information and to register, call Fisher-Titus Medical Center at 419-660-2546. PrimeCare Advantage is a program for individuals 55 and older. Those interested in becoming a member, can call 419-660-2544 and a membership application will be mailed to you.