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Senior Events Calendar: 06-13-14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Friday, 13 June 2014 08:17
The following events will take place next week at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 N. Main St., Bowling Green.  
Many programs require advance registration, which is indicated by an *. For more information on daily or other programs visit the website at  www.wccoa.net
Lunch is served daily at all county senior centers. Next week's menu features: Monday: Cream of broccoli or vegetable soups, Tuesday: Beef lasagna or roasted pork, Wednesday: "Birthday Celebration" hamloaf, Thursday: Ground bologna or chipped turkey, Friday: Scalloped potatoes & ham or salmon loaf.
Participants shall determine for themselves what they are able to contribute.  A $2 suggested donation is appreciated for lunches.
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'Big and Loud' therapy program introduced for Parkinson's patients PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 13 June 2014 08:17
Bowling Green Care Center has announced the addition of the Big & Loud Parkinson's program to their therapy department.
Big & Loud provides patient empowerment by improving motor function, speech clarity and volume for those with Parkinson's disease and other neurological conditions.
The BIG‚Ñ¢ treatment trains a single target of amplitude (bigger movements), teaches the amount of effort required to produce normal movements, transforms bigger movements into everyday activities and helps patients establish a life-long habit of the practice.
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Elder abuse program slated at Senior Center PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Friday, 06 June 2014 08:07
The Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc. (WCCOA) and Job and Family Services of Wood County, will hold an Elder Abuse Awareness Event on June 13 immediately following the Bowling Green Flag Day Celebration, beginning at 10 a.m. outside of the Wood County Senior Center, located at 305 North Main St. in Bowling Green.
In conjunction with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the organizations aim to bring an end to elder abuse in Wood County and declare that "Wood County takes a stand against elder abuse."
According to the Administration on Community Living, every year an estimated five million, or one in 10, older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. Experts believe that for every case of elder abuse or neglect reported, as many as 23.5 cases go unreported.
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Time to be a 'Diva' PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 13 June 2014 08:16
The Wood County Committee on Aging will he holding its "Downtown Diva Nite" on June 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at First Christian Church, 875 Haskins Road.
Funds from the event will benefit "Senior Center on Call"  program, a weekly telephone program designed to promote lifelong learning for older adults.
The ladies attending this night out will be served what organizers call " decadent desserts and mocktails.
Those attending may also purchase new and gently used designer jewelry and purses as well as bid on designer purses and dinner for two with local businessmen at the live auction.
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Senior Events Calendar: 06-06-14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Friday, 06 June 2014 08:07
The following events will take place next week at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 N. Main St., Bowling Green. Many programs require advance registration, which is indicated by an *. Visit the website for information on daily programs at www.wccoa.net.
Lunch is served daily at all area senior centers. This week's menu features: Monday, mac and cheese with ham or lemon pepper pollock; Tuesday, teriyaki chicken or pork chop; Wednesday, ham and bean soup or turkey pot roast; Thursday, gyro meat or chicken strips; Friday, Swedish meatballs or Mediterranean tilapia.
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