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Senior briefs

Pier 55

Pier 55 is located at 240 Harrison St. All events listed are held at the Pier 55 unless otherwise noted. Phone number is 651-327-2255.

Gentle Yoga for Seniors

Learn gentle yoga positions with certified yoga instructor Michelle Hoffman from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays. Cost for six sessions is $45 for individuals, $80 for couples.

Yoga can reduce chronic health conditions, improve sleep, increase energy, restore balance, improve attitude and overall quality of life. Start anytime.

Play games

Here's the schedule of games to be played: Mahjong – 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays; Cribbage — 1 p.m. Tuesdays; Fun Bridge — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays; Scrabble and Chess — 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

Seniors offer help

Seniors Helping Seniors peer support volunteers are skilled and committed to helping other seniors who are experiencing distress in their lives. If you need someone to talk to or you know someone who does, please contact 651-327-2255.

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.

Jordan Towers

Jordan Towers are located in the 400 block of West Fifth Street in downtown Red Wing. All events listed are held at Jordan Tower I or II unless otherwise noted.

Join the exercise class

Exercise class takes place at 10 a.m. Monday through Friday in the Sailstad Room. Everyone is encouraged to only do the exercises that they feel comfortable doing.

Exercise boosts bone mass

Bone Builders meets at 9 a.m. Mondays and Wednesday in the Jordan I café. This is a free volunteer-led weight based class meant to reverse the effect of osteoporosis.

St. Brigid's at Hi-Park

St. Brigid's at Hi-Park is located at 135 Pioneer Road. Call 651-388-1234 for more information about events.

Volunteers monitor blood pressure

Free blood pressure checks will be given at 11:45 a.m. Friday Aug. 8 at Sawyer’s Inn, 207 Second St., Goodhue. The service is offered by St. Brigid’s Hi-Park volunteers.