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Death Café

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 2:00pm
Online via Zoom
In 1 week 4 days

Location: Meets on Zoom 

Register online or call 319-356-5220

Hosts: Michelle Buhman and Craig Mosher

A Death Café is a safe place for people to talk about death in order to make the most of life. New people are encouraged to join anytime. This is not a bereavement support group or grief counseling session. For more information on the purpose of this group, visit deathcafe.com or contact Michelle Buhman at 319-356-5222.

English Country Dance

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 2:00pm
The Center
In 1 week 4 days

Location: Senior Center (Assembly Room)

Friday, February 4th, 2:00-5:00 pm

Our dances are great for beginners as there is no fancy footwork to learn; the caller tells us what to do and other dancers can help if you get mixed up.

Bring a friend or come alone—there are always plenty of people to dance with! Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, and don’t forget your face mask.

Family Dementia Class

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 10:00am
Online via Zoom
In 2 weeks 1 day

Tuesday, February 8, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Senior Center (Room 302), Register online or call 319-356-5220

Instructor: Amber Buer

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be challenging, especially when faced with the unknowns of the disease. This free class, presented by Amber Buer of Bickford Home Care, will help to offer insight and support to family caregivers as they adjust to caring for a loved one with dementia.

Book Report

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 10:30am
The Center
In 2 weeks 1 day

Location: Senior Center (Room 305)

Tuesday, February 8, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Facilitator: Cheryl Walsh

A book club that meets once a month for an informal round table discussion and sharing of books you have enjoyed reading. Choose your favorite author, old or new, best sellers or classics, fiction, non-fiction, short stories, or poetry. Not limited to presenters; anyone who is interested in finding new authors while exploring the abundance of reading opportunities in our City of Literature is welcome.

Archived Love

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 2:00pm
Online via Zoom
In 2 weeks 4 days

Friday, February 11, 2:00-3:00 pm

Location: Meets on Zoom, Register online or call 319-356-5220

University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections & Archives have shelves filled with stories of love. This talk will celebrate love by digging into some of the staff's favorite collections. Explore young love through dance cards from the University Archives, flirting techniques from miniature books, stories of war brides falling in love with their new country, and so much more.

This program is offered in partnership with TRAIL of Johnson County.

Device Advice

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 4:00pm
The Center & online via Zoom
In 3 weeks 1 day

Tuesdays, February 15 - May 3, 4:00-5:00 pm

Location: Senior Center (Room 302) and Zoom Register online or call 319-356-5220

Welcome to Medicare

Saturday, February 19, 2022 - 10:30am
The Center
In 3 weeks 5 days

Location: Senior Center (Room 302)

Saturday, February 19, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Register online or call 319-356-5220

Instructor: SHIIP Counselors

This two-hour seminar, offered by Senior Center SHIIP counselors, will cover Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, the prescription drug benefit (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans, and Medicare supplement insurance. SHIIP, the Senior Health Insurance Information Program, is a service of the State of Iowa. SHIIP counselors are trained by the state and do not sell or promote any insurance companies, policies, or agents.

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