Senior Events Calendar: 03-28-14 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 March 2014 09:50
The following events will take place the week of March 30 - April 5 at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 N. Main St., Bowling Green.
9 a.m.  Class: Get Fit by Video
10-11 a.m.  Class: Advanced I-Pad taught by BGSU students; cost: $5 for manual; pre-register
11:15 a.m.  Intergenerational Fun Day Plan, Do, & Talk Theme: Recycling
Noon Lunch:  Baked Chicken or Pork Enchilada
1 p.m.  Wii Bowling
1 p.m.  Class: Water Fitness, Bowling Green Care Center, 850 W. Poe, Bowling Green; $15 for 6 weeks, advance registration required
1-4 p.m.  Contract Bridge and Euchre
2 p.m.  Class: Water Fitness, BG Care Center
2:30-4 p.m.  Class: Pots & Plans Cooking: Topic "The Pressure is On" advance registration
WCCOA awarded $2,500 grant from Meals on Wheels through Subaru PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 March 2014 09:49
The Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc. (WCCOA) has received a $2,500 grant from the Meals On Wheels Association of America on behalf of Subaru of America, Inc. for its participation in the company's sixth annual "Share the Love" event.
For every vehicle sold or leased between Nov. 21, 2013 and Jan. 2, 2014, Subaru donated $250 to the customer's choice of charity. Among the five national choices, the Meals On Wheels Association of America was included for the sixth straight year.
"The money will go directly to the mission of making sure no senior goes hungry," said Angie Bradford, WCCOA's director of food service.
During this year's event, WCCOA partnered with both Yark Subaru in Toledo and Lariche Subaru in Findlay during the 2013 holiday season to raise funds and awareness of senior hunger in Wood County.
WCCOA has partnered with the Yark and Lariche dealerships during the "Share the Love" event for the past four years and has received a total of $9,000. This year's grant will be used to help fund the once-a-month Saturday meal program at the Wood County Senior Center.
Last Updated on Friday, 28 March 2014 09:51
County's home-delivered meal clients to receive floral bouquets from Kiwanis PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 March 2014 09:43
The Wood County Committee on Aging (WCCOA) will receive approximately 150 donated bouquets of flowers from the Kiwanis Club's Showers of Flowers for Children program to be given to home-delivered meal clients in Wood County.
Bouquets of wrapped daffodils and tulips will be delivered to the WCCOA's Production Kitchen on Monday.
The bouquets will be sent out with WCCOA home-delivered meal drivers to be distributed to older adults across Wood County.
"We are very happy to have this generous donation from the Kiwanis Club's Showers of Flowers for Children program," said Angie Bradford, director of food service for WCCOA. "The bouquets will surely brighten the day of our home-delivered meal clients."
Otterbein chain reaccredited PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 March 2014 09:43
Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices has been reaccredited by the National EAGLE Accreditation Commission.
Only 38 health and welfare institutions nationwide have achieved Educational Assessment Guidelines Leading toward Excellence (EAGLE) status in recognition of their efforts.
The designation is designed for faith based, health and wholeness organizations to enhance the quality of services provided. It utilizes voluntary self-assessment and peer review of established principles and goals to promote excellence in Christian ministry.
Perrysburg Commons resident gets a special dinner PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 21 March 2014 09:32
PERRYSBURG - On Wednesday, Perrysburg Commons Retirement Center gave resident Jeanne Tyler a wish fulfilled by the center's "Heart's Desire" program.
Heart's Desire has been fulfilling wishes of residents at Perrysburg Commons and other HCR Manorcare facilities nationwide with support from the staff and surrounding community.  Thousands of Heart's Desires have been granted since the program's inception in 1997.
Tyler's wish was a chance to return to her all-time favorite restaurant, the Charcoal House on Talmadge Road in Toledo, for a good steak dinner.
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