| 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.
The Power of Meditation
Join us Wednesday, May 17 at noon for a free workshop where we'll seperate facts from myths and learn about the power of meditation and the ways you can benefit physically, mentally and emotionally with simple meditation exercises. Cost: Free
Wellness and Information:
Respiratory Health Seminar
Are you dealing with asthma, COPD, sleep apnea or other respiratory related issues? If so, join us Tuesday, May 30 at 12:15 pm for a Respiratory Wellness Program by Middleport Family Health Center. Cost: Free.
AARP Driver Safety Class
We are pleased to be a site for AARP Driver Safety Course 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.
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
Home Safety and Fall Prevention
Home is where the heart is. It's also where the majority of falls occur. Jill Eppolito Barden, national award winning Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist and physical therapist, presents simple and effective ways you can improve your home environment to reduce your risk of experiencing a life-changing fall, on Tuesday, June 6 at 1 pm. Cost: Free.
Fall Risk Screenings
Falls are the leading cause of injuries and injury-related deaths in older Americans. Thankfully, most falls are preventable and there are many things you can do to prevent them. Jill Eppolito Barden will provide Fall Risk Screenings Tuesday, June 13, at 1 p.m. Cost: $10.
Walk This Way
Walking is easily the most popular form of exercise. A regular walking routine can improve your health, help you lose weight, and is one of the least expensive forms of physical activity. Join us on, Monday, June 19 at 10:30 am as we discuss the benefits of walking for exercise. presented by Jennifer Johnson, Wellness Educator, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY.
Know Your Fats!
Fat gets a bad rap in the press, but our body needs this important nutrient. Learn more about the different types of fat and how they work in your body on Wednesday, June 21, at noon. Presented by Marla Guarino, SNAP-Ed Nutritionist, Cornel Cooperative Extension.
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.