Red Wing Area SeniorsRed Wing Area Seniors briefs for March 21, 2012
Red Wing Area Seniors
The Red Wing Area Senior Center is located in the Fairview Red Wing Professional Building and Community Center. All events listed are held at the Senior Center unless otherwise noted. Phone number is 651-267-3599.
Did you serve in the Korean War?
As done with veterans from World War II, Red
Wing Area Seniors is interested in hearing firsthand from those who fought in the Korean War. Come and share your stories and experiences with others.
Please call Robin at 651-385-3456 if you are willing to make a presentation.
Red Wing Train Club
Visit the Gandy Dancers any Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m. You will see two layouts: "O" gauge and "HO" gauge. Train enthusiasts of every age are invited.
Available Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. Wii sports bowling is fun exercise with the added bonus of laughs and competition. Come get the enjoyment out of real bowling without the use of a heavy bowling ball.
Computers available to use
The center has two computers with access to the Internet available for members to use anytime from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Cards & Games
The following games will be played: 500 – 1 p.m. Monday March 26; Scrabble - 1 p.m. Wednesdays; Fun Bridge – 10 a.m. Wednesdays.
Support services offered
Several support groups and services are available.
• American Lung Association’s Better Breathers Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28.
• Resources and Referrals will meet Wednesday March 28 from 1-3 p.m. Jane Whiteside, Ph.D., can help you sort through problems and explore possible resources. Free and confidential service.
• Foot care clinic will be available Thursdays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. with a home health nurse. To schedule an appointment, call Fairview Red Wing Homecare and Hospice at 651-385-3410. The cost is $32.
Medical equipment available
Gently used medical equipment is available at the Senior Center to use for up to three months during a period of medical convalescence or short-term disability.
Items include wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, shower chairs, commodes and more. If you need something, visit or call the center. A $20 donation is requested to help with the ongoing program costs.