| Community Education: Be Well
Exercise and Fitness:
This relaxed, open class offered weekly on an ongoing basis is for all levels. Come as often as you like and work at your own pace. Taught at The Dale by certified yoga instructor Liz Cousins on Mondays, 10:00-11:30 am. Cost per class: $5 member, $8 non-member - payable by class.
Chair Exercise Class
On Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30 - 11:30 am. Increase strength, flexibility, balance and endurance. Great for anyone with mobility limitations or arthritis. Classes: $2.00 per session. See for yourself!
Pace Makers Walking Club
Walking is a great way to get healthy, enjoy the outdoors and have fun! Join us for a walk Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:00 am at Day Road Park. Bring your own water bottle and wear comfortable sneakers. To enroll, please call 433-1886.
Wellness and Information:
Respiratory Health Seminar
Are you dealing with asthma, COPD, sleep apnea or other respiratory related issues? If so, join us Tuesday, August 22 at 12:15 pm for a Respiratory Wellness Program by Middleport Family Health Center. Cost: Free.
Health Screening Day at Lockport Town Hall
Join us at Lockport Town Hall, 6560 Dysinger Rd, Lockport, on Wednesday, August 23 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm for free health screenings. We'll offer free memory, hearing, vision, bone density, cholesterol, blood pressure and pulse oxygen screenings. Appointments needed only for Memory screenings - please call 433-1886 for your Memory screening appointment. Sponsored by the Town of Lockport. Cost: Free.
Clear Captions will be on hand demonstrating their telephones designed for those with hearing impairment.
Special Video Screening
Join us in our lounge Thursday, August 24 between 9 am and 2 pm to view a video of our guest speakers from our recent Health & Wellness Expo. Each speaker presentation lasts 20 minutes.
- Dr. Susan Mason: "Tools to Sharpen Your Brain"
- Dr. Roger Schneider: "T'ai Chi for Your Health"
- Steve Giroux, PhD: "A Pharmacist's Best Advice"
- Marla Guarino, RD, CDN: "My Plate Meal Planning"
Learn about fats - which are the healthiest and which to limit in your diet. We'll share tips for adding healthy fats to your meals without sacrificing taste on Monday, Aug. 21 at 10:30 am. Presented by Jennifer Johnson, Health Promotion Coordinator, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY.
Good Bugs for Good Health
Learn how bacteria affects our gut and the digestive and immune systems, as well as the difference between probiotics and prebiotics, on Monday, September 18 at 10:30 am. Presented by Jennifer Johnson, Health Promotion Coordinator, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY.
This workshop and food demonstrations will outline nutritional needs to keep bones strong and healthy, and talk about calcium sources in dairy and non-dairy foods Wednesday, August 16 at Noon. Presented by Marla Guarino, SNAP-Ed Nutritionist, Cornell Cooperative Extension.
American Red Cross Blood Drives:
Blood drives are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, from 1:00-6:00 p.m.
For an appointment call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org. Walk Ins welcome; ID
Memory Minders, is a program for people with mild memory loss.
Memory Minders is held on Mondays and Fridays 10 am - 2 pm. Participation includes activities such as art, music, games, exercise, kitchen fun, gardening, group and one-on-one activities, field trips, movies and other activities designed to enhance quality of life and maintain memory longer. Caregivers will receive a much needed 4-hour break during this dementia-care class. If you would like to participate or volunteer please call
433-1886 extension 111 for Angie Blackley.
Caregiver Support (overview)
30% of health care is currently being delivered by informal caregivers at home: husbands, wives, sons, daughters. Caregivers have many demands on their time and energy. The Dale Association recognizes the challenges and joys associated with care giving. We are here to help with a variety of support services. For information on Caregiver Support, please call Sherry Livergood, Senior Advisor: 716-433-1886 ext. 109.
Information and Assistance
On the 1st Tuesday of each month from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Sherry Livergood, NY Connects representative, will be available at our centre at 33 Ontario Street for walk-in questions. Sherry will help you find the services and support to meet your long term care service needs. Long term services and support are both medical and non-medical services that help to maintain or improve daily functioning and health while remaining independent in your daily living. Services can be provided at home or in a community based setting. NY Connects services children and adults with disabilities, older adults, family members, caregivers, friends, neighbors, and professionals. Sherry is also available by appointment via telephone and in person at various other times. Please call 433-1886 ext. 109 for more information or to schedule an appointment today.
Vision & Hearing Program
The Visual and Hearing Impaired Program is a multi-faceted program designed to enrich the lives of persons who are visually and/or hearing impaired through: educational seminars; vision and hearing screenings; community linkage and referral; assisted devices information and other support. Call Nancy Smith, Program Coordinator: 716-433-1886 ext 108 for further information.
Geriatric Community Mental Health Nurse
Our community nurse, meets with people age 50 and older, who are home-bound and have a history of serious or chronic mental illness. For more information, please call Suzanne Esposito, LPN: 716-433-1937 ext. 107.
Mental Health Wellness at The Dale Association
Insurance, Medicare, Medicare Advantage Health Plan Information
Do you need a walker, shower chair or raised toilet seat? Before you spend any money, call us at 433-1886. People donate these items to us and we're happy to pass them along to you or someone you know.