Wood County Committee on Aging to hold tablet computer classes PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 17 January 2014 10:25
The Wood County Committee on Aging, Inc. (WCCOA) will begin holding tablet computer classes at the Bowling Green location at 305 N. Main St. in February, to better connect those in the area with the latest technology.
All ages are welcome to explore the world of tablets, including the Apple iPad and Amazon Kindle. Tablet computers may seem confusing or difficult to use, but the Wood County Committee on Aging is here to help reduce the anxiety that many feel when using technology. Whether class members already have a tablet or want to get one, there is always something to learn about these smart devices. Seniors can either bring their own device or use one belonging to the senior center.
Senior Briefs: 01-10-14 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 10 January 2014 09:29
Art museum offers tour for those with memory loss
TOLEDO - The Toledo Museum of Art will be hosting a free tour for those with mild memory loss and their companions on Feb. 1 at 1 p.m.
This month's Meet Me at TMA tour, titled "Music Paints a Picture," explores the depiction of music in various works of art. Participants should meet in the Herrick Lobby.
Call the Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter at 419-537-1999 or 1-800-272-3900 for reservations. The free monthly program is supported in part by Health Care REIT.
Week's snow, chills are reminders to check on senior neighbors, friends PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 10 January 2014 09:15
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The heavy snows and extremely cold air mass which invaded Ohio during the past 10 days saw residents coping with sub-zero temperatures and extreme wind chill values across much of the state, according to the National Weather Service.
It's been a reminder that for a variety of reasons, older adults may have a harder time adjusting to extreme conditions. Older adults lose body heat more quickly and are more susceptible to hypothermia.
The Ohio Department of Aging encourages all Ohioans to check in on older loved ones and neighbors during cold temperatures and snowstorms this winter to ensure that they have the resources they need to stay safe and healthy.
Senior Events Calendar: 01-10-14 PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 10 January 2014 09:17
The following events will take place the week of Jan. 12-18 at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 N. Main St., Bowling Green.
9 a.m.  Class: Get Fit by Video
11:15 a.m. Program: Elder Exploitation - Judge David Woessner, Wood County Probate Court
Noon Lunch: Baked Chicken or Swedish Meatballs
1 p.m. Wii Bowling
1 p.m.  Class: Water Fitness, Bowling Green Care Center, 850 W. Poe; $15 for 6 weeks, advance registration
1-4 p.m.  Contract Bridge and Euchre
1:30 p.m. Parkinson's Support Group
2:15 p.m.  Class: Water Fitness, BG Care Center
2:30 p.m.  Alzheimer's Support Group
4 p.m.  Trip: Mystery Restaurant; $2, advance registration
BGSU retirees hold annual holiday party at Wolfe home PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 10 January 2014 09:00
NORTH BALTIMORE - For the fourth time, Dr. Ralph Wolfe hosted the BGSU Retirees' Association's December cocktail party. It was held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 19.  
In attendance were 72 people, who brought their own beverages and hors d'oeuvres to share.
Wolfe was once again assisted by Vi Jacobs.  In addition, the following took part in the event:  Neal and Darlene Allen, Roger and Betty Jean Anderson, Charlie and Barbara Applebaum, Jim and Joan Bissland, Clif and Judy Boutelle, Carole Bradford, Bowling Green Mayor Richard Edwards and his wife Nadine, Gaylyn and Jan Finn, Ron and Sharon Gargasz, Ted Groat and Peggy Giordano, Sue Hager, and Milt and Lee Hakel.
Emmy Hann, Ted and Phyllis Hartwell, Tom Hern, Sally Kilmer, Tom Kinney, Bill and Emily Lake, Betty Laukhuf, Eugene and Rita Klotz, Elden Martin, Lisa Mattiace (chief of staff in the BGSU
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