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Exercise and Fitness:
Daytime Yoga
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!

Walking Club at Day Road Park
Members are welcome to join The Pace Makers Walking Club. Participants walk Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:00am, around Day Road Park. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. To enroll or learn more about the program, contact Sherry Livergood, walking club coordinator, at 433-1886, ext. 109. FREE

Home Safety and Identity Protection
Join us Tuesday, June 19 for an afternoon focused on safety. At 12:30 pm Sheriff James Voutour will present a program on how to stay safe in your home as well as update us on the most recent scams impacting our community, especially senior citizens. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones. Call to reserve your seat at 433-1886

Does Your Car Fit?
From 1:30pm to 3:00pm on Tuesday, June 19, The Niagara County Office of Traffic Safety will conduct a free educational program. This program is designed to help older adults in their vehicles make the necessary adjustments for safer driving. This simple process takes approximately 15 minutes. Registration is required the day of the event at the Centre. Hot dog and beverage will be available for purchase.

Doug Braun, ClearCaptions, will be at the Centre to demonstrate telephones designed for people with hearing loss Thursday June 14 from 12:30 to 2:00pm. The phones are free to people with hearing loss and all that is needed is an internet connection. To schedule a home visit with Doug, please call: 318-7624.

Mobile Mammography Bus
Windsong Radiology Group brings quality care to under-served communities throughout Western New York with its mobile screening mammography services. The van will be on site at The Dale Association, Thursday, June 14, from 9:00am to 3:00pm to provide screening mammography. To register, or for more information and eligibility requirements call 929-9494.

Parkinson’s Support Group WNY Chapter
We strongly encourage people with Parkinson's, family members, friends, caregivers and other interested individuals to attend this support group as we learn how to make life with Parkinson’s disease better. In the group, we will exchange coping skills, offer support and understanding as well as share available resources. Support group is the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:00 pm. FREE

Cranium Crunches
Cranium Crunches is a new monthly program beginning in 2018. Simple brain training games will be played within the group to help focus on cognitive abilities like memory, attention, and executive functioning. We’ll exercise our brains in this fun filled hour. Join us on Tuesday, June 19 at 10:00 am to give your brain a good workout. FREE

Free Health Screenings
Middleport Family Health Center will provide free pulse oxygen and blood pressure screenings at the Centre on Thursday, June 14 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please call 433-1886 to register. FREE

Free Health Screenings at Lockport Town Hall
The Town of Lockport, located at 6560 Dysinger Rd. proudly presents a free health screening event Thursday, June 28 from 10:00 to 12:00 pm. Free screenings include: memory by The Dale Association; vision by Davidson Rd. Optical; hearing by Buffalo Speech and Hearing; cholesterol, fall risk, pulse oxygen, glucose, blood pressure and more by Eastern Niagara Hospital. ClearCaptions telephones designed for people with hearing loss will also be on site.. Please call 433-1886 to register. FREE

Build A Better Salad
Pasta salad, macaroni salad, tomato salad, fruit salad...summer is a great time for eating salads, but how does your salads stack up as a healthy meal or snack? Join us Wednesday, June 20 at 12:00 pm to learn how to build a better salad, and identify common ingredients that turn a healthy option into a dish packed with added fats, sugar and calories. Cooking demo with free samples and recipes included. Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension. FREE

Stress FUNDamentals
Everyone suffers from stress. We worry about our finances, health, and families. However, too much stress can be dangerous. Join us Monday, June 18, at 10:30 am as we discuss how stress affects our health and ways to manage stress. We'll also talk about the benefits of humor- because everyone can use a good laugh! Presented by Jennifer Johnson, Health Promotion Coordinator, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

Powerful Tools for Caregivers (click here)

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
Memory Minders, is a program for people with mild memory loss. Memory Minders is held on Mondays and Fridays 10:00 am - 2:00 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.

Price per class $30.00

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

Assistive Devices
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.

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