| 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, Wednesday 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:
National Memory Screening Day
Are you concerned about changes in your memory? In honor of National Memory Screening Day, an initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, The Dale Association will offer free memory screenings Wednesday, November 15 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at 33 Ontario St, Lockport. Staff will provide resource materials to participants and their family members. Reservations required, please call 433-1886.
Give your meals a makeover! Join us Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 12 p.m. to learn simple tips for creating healthy meals for yourself. Presented my Marla Guarino, Nutritionist at Cornell Cooperative Extension. Cost: Free
Healthy Eating for the Holidays
Learn the basics to weight management (or even weight loss) while still enjoying the fun, food and festivities of the holidays on Monday, Nov. 20 at 10:30 a.m. Jennifer Johnson, Health Promotion Coordinator at BlueCross BlueShield of WNY will present tips on how to avoid overdoing it, including recipes and ways to make your favorite holiday foods fit into a healthy eating plan.
Healthy Sweets and Treats
Join us Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 12 p.m. as we learn how to enjoy the holidays without some of the traditional holiday indulgences in Health Sweets and Treats. This program will take a look at holiday recipes and ways to use delicious alternatives in each food group. Presented by Marla Guarino, Nutritionist, Cornell Cooperative Extension. Cost: Free.
How much do you know about nutrition? We'll put that knowledge to the test on Monday, Dec. 18 at 10:30 a.m. in a fun competition based on everyone's favorite game show. Presented by Jennifer Johnson, Health Promotion Coordinator, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Diabetes Self-Management Program
Are you dealing with Diabetes or are you caring for someone with Diabetes? Please join us Fridays from October 27-December 1 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for a 6-week workshop series for adults. For more information, or to register for this free workshop, please call Niagara County Department of Health/Public Health nursing at 278-1900 or Niagara County NY Connects AT 438-3030. Cost: Free.
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Aging Mastery Program
Aging Mastery Program, or AMP, is a weekly series for anyone who wants to get the most out of life! Weekly topics include exercise, nutrition, sleep wellness, financial fitness, medications, healthy relationships and more. This free, informative class will begin on Thursday, November 2 and meet each Thursday for 10-weeks from 10:00-11:30 am. There will be incentives and rewards for taking small steps while improving your overall well being. RSVP by calling 433-1886, or email facilitator Jennifer Burt now.
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.