The Red Wing Senior Center is located in the Professional Building and Community Center, 1407 W. Fourth St. All events listed are held at the Senior Center unless otherwise noted. Phone number is 651-267-3599.
Lights of Love
Remember those who you love by helping those in need. Lights of Love, sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Red Wing Auxiliary, is a nonprofit organization providing funding for scholarships and other hospital outreach endeavors.
Purchase a light at the Senior Center, medical or YMCA. The cost is $4 per light.
A ceremony is planned for 6:30 p.m. Thursday Dec. 6 at the hospital cafeteria. Live music will be provided from Samuel Mackinney on piano and the Red Wing High School Ovation Choir under the direction of Mikkel Gardner.
Jokes wanted to book
The Senior Center wants your jokes about aging. Red Wing Area Seniors Inc. is compiling a book of favorite jokes about growing older in “Jest Aging.”
Challenges come with age, but seeing the humor is healthy and fun. Jokes that show seniors as smart, clever and courageous are especially wanted. Drop them off at the Senior Center or send in by email to email@example.com.
Medical bills assistance
Need help eliminating the work and worry involved in understanding your medical bills? Cathy Gould can help from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays.
She will navigate the insurance process for you, freeing you from paperwork and the stress related to insurance claims. Sign up for an individualized appointment by calling the Senior Center.
Do you need something typed? A letter? Family story? Experienced typists are willing to volunteer their services, if you give a donation to the Senior Center for the finished work. Simply bring in your hand-written correspondence. In a few days you can pick your typed work.
Try Wii bowling
Available Mondays 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.
Cards and games offered
The following games will be played: Scrabble - 1 p.m. Wednesdays; Fun Bridge – 10 a.m. Wednesdays.
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.