| 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 - Try it in May for free!
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:
Talking to your Doctor
Sometimes visiting the doctor can be confusing and frustrating. It can be hard to understand and remember everything the doctor says. On Monday, April 17 at 10:30 am. Presented free of charge by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
Powerful Tools For Caregivers
Do you help an older relative or friend? Perhaps you can benefit from Powerful Tools for Caregivers Classes. Save the date for the next 6 week session on Tuesdays, beginning April 18 from 1:00-3:30 pm at The Dale Association, 33 Ontario Street in Lockport. To RSVP please call: 858-2177. Click here for more info.
Pop Up Supermarket Tour
On Wednesday, April 19 at 12:00 pm, we'll bring the supermarket to you in this mock tour which teaches how to get the most nutrition for your food dollars, and allow participants to practice shopping skills to make healthy and affordable choices at the supermarket.
Does Your Car Fit You?
Find out if your vehicle fits you on Wednesday, April 26 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Niagara County Office of Traffic Safety (NCSO) will conduct a free educational program for Niagara County older adults. This program is designed to help older adults check how well their vehicle fits them to help them make the necessary adjustments for safer driving. This simple procedure takes approximately 15 minutes. Registration is required the day of the event at the Centre. Hot dog and beverage will be available for purchase.
Living with Arthritis
Did you know that Arthritis affects 1 in 5 adults? If you are one of them, join us as we discuss the causes of arthritis and both medical and natural treatment options, Monday, May 1 at 10:30 am. Presented free of charge by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
AARP Driver Safety Class
We are pleased to be a site for AARP Driver Safety Course Monday, May 1 or Monday, June 5, 9:00 am-3:45 pm. AARP members pay $20, non-members pay $25 - cash or checks made payable to AARP. Register
by calling: 716-433-1886.
Strength Training for Older Adults
Did you know that adults start losing muscle mass around age 40? Join us for a discussion and demonstration of gentle strength training exercises you can do at home, Monday, May 1 at 10:30 am. Presented free of charge by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York.
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 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 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.