Wilsonville Parks and Rec in Feb 2020

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Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Are you living with or caring for someone who has dementia? Are you looking for answers regarding how best to care for them and for yourself?  Does the future feel uncertain, not knowing what it will take to care for your loved one (and yourself), physically, medically, emotionally, and financially? Please join Scott Lichtenstein, dementia specialist and group facilitator for lively discussions on dementia care information and resources, caregiver training and more.  The group meets on the first Monday of each month from 10:30 am – noon at the Wilsonville Community Center.Please call Sadie Wallenberg at 503-570-1526 for more information and to register for this group.

Meet New People at the Community Center Nutrition Program

The Parks and Recreation Department is proud to offer a weekday lunch program at the Wilsonville Community Center.  Lunch is served Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at noon.  The nutrition program is a great way to grab a nutritious, great tasting meal while meeting new people.  Don’t have transportation?  Not a problem!  Contact SMART at 503-682-7790 to get informationabout their Dial-a-Ride service.  Recommended donations are $3.50 for those 60 and over or $4.25 for those under 60.

Diabetes Support Group

When you, someone you love, or a family member has been diagnosed with any form of diabetes, it can be overwhelming.  Attending a diabetes support group is a proactive way to find support and learn tools that can be used as part of an integrated approach to diabetes management.  Please join group facilitator, Sadie Wallenberg, the first Tuesday of each month at 10 am at the Wilsonville Community Center. Please call Sadie at 503-570-1526 for more information.

Estate Planning 101

Attorney Michael Rose of Rose Elder Law, will share estate planning basics such as wills, trusts, probate, powers of attorney, advance directives, and Medicaid Planning.  This free seminar will take place on Tuesday, February 11 from 10 to 11:30 am at the Wilsonville Community Center.  There is no charge but please call Sadie Wallenberg at 503-570-1526 to pre-register.

Long Term Care 101

Long Term care is affordable! Attorney Michael Rose of Rose Elder Law, will give more information about Medicaid planning, preserving and protecting assets, and veteran’s benefits. This free lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 25 from 10:00 to 11:30 am at the Wilsonville Community Center. Please call Sadie Wallenberg at 503-570-1526 for more information and to pre-register.

Class Spotlight – Beginning Tai Chi Chih

Tai Chi Chih is an evidence-based mindfulness practice: a non-martial form consisting of 19 flowing movements and a closing pose. The movements are designed to balance and circulate our chi; unifying body, mind and spirit. These simple movements can be done standing or sitting and require no special clothing. Tai Chi Chih reduces stress while increasing energy, balance and focus. This 6-session course on Wednesdays, March 4 through April 8 from 10:55 am – 11:55 am at the Wilsonville Community Center. Cost for the course is $40. Please pre-register.

New Class Alert! – Beginner Watercolor

Instructor Elaine Luneke will cover all of the basics and give attention to beginners needs. No question will be too small, in fact, loads of questions will be encouraged. Come get together with others learning watercolor from the ground up.  The class will meet on Mondays, March 9 – April 13, from 1 – 3 pm at the Wilsonville Community Center.  Cost for the 6 week course is $65 and pre-registration is strongly encourages to guarantee your spot.  For more information or to discuss the supply list please contact Elaine at 503-989-1540.

Indoor Walk and Fit

Come out of the cold, wet weather and enjoy a warm place to get some exercise.  In addition to having a walking course set up there will be an area for stretching and a few strength building exercises.  This drop-in program will take place on Mondays and Fridays through March 20 from 1:30-2:30pm at the Wilsonville Community Center.  There is no charge for participation.

AARP Tax Assistance

Appointments are now being taken for Free AARP Income Tax assistance at the Wilsonville Parks and Recreation Admin Office. Income tax preparation and electronic filing for both 2019 Federal and State Returns will be provided with the joint help of the IRS and AARP Tax-Aide Program. This free service is provided by trained and certified IRS-AARP Tax Aid Volunteers. Call 503-682-3727 to schedule an appointment.Appointments available on Thursdays through April 9 from 9 am to 3:30 pm


Source:  B. Stevenson.  1.10.20

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