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The Importance of Mental Exercise!
There are a great number of older people who experience a loss of cognitive skills and abilities to different degrees. Just as your body needs physical exercise to keep fit, the brain needs mental exercise to stay active and alive. Mental exercise stimulates the brain, providing long-lasting positive effects regarding thinking, reasoning skills and memory. A fun way to get your dose of mental exercise is through playing games. Maybe check out the games online. We are all looking forward to the day when our doors can be opened wide and welcome you all back to TGP.
Free Blood Pressure Screening
Wednesday, September 8 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. No appointment necessary. No charge!
Foot Clinic Update
Thursday, September 2 from 9:00 to 12:30 p.m.
George Daniels is our new Foot Care Clinic RN. He will at TGP on the first Thursday of every month. Cost is $40 for a half hour appointment paid to him that day in cash or by check. You will need to bring a current list of medications and a short medical history the first time you meet him. Be sure to sign up with the receptionist by calling 608-868-3500. Masks are required.
Thursday, September 9 and September 23 from 10:00 to 12:40 p.m.
Our massage therapist, Alicia Jenski, LMT, is offering chair massages twice a month. You can sign up for 20 or 40 minutes. Cost is $10 for 20 minutes and $20 for 40 minutes. Please call 608-868-3500 to register.
Chair Yoga: Mondays and Wednesdays starting at 9:00
Mondays and Fridays from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
We have a new instructor coming to TGP! Some yoga poses might be too advanced for seniors but the beauty of this ancient exercise is that poses can be easily adapted to suit beginners and individuals with limited mobility. The benefits of yoga extend to the entire body. The cost for these classes are $12/class or $90/month.
New! Walking Group-Fridays at 10:00 a.m. (weather permitting)
Let's walk! Bring a friend and enjoy the company of others while walking throughout the Milton community. We'll meet on the patio to stretch and discuss where we will be walking that day.
Stretching Class: Thursdays at 10:45
Kate O'Brien, certified Health and Wellness Coach, teaches proper stretching techniques. This includes lying, sitting and standing stretches that will be done in a sequence that stretches all your muscles, large and small. Bring your mat and a water bottle. Cost is $3.00 per person. No registration is required.
Zumba Gold: Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. Join Jackie for Zumba Gold! Zoom classes will be going on at the same time for those of you not quite ready to come in person. Masks are optional. Punch cards available either online or at class time. A five punch card is $22.50 or a 10 punch card is $45.00. Please sign up at edgertonhospital.com under classes or email Jackie at firstname.lastname@example.org. Zumba login remains the same.
Tai Chi: Sue Whitford is the instructor for these classes. They meet every Monday at 10:00. The cost is $3.00 per session. First class free.
Strong Women: Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:15 a.m. Classes run for 12 weeks and cost $36.
Dance Aerobics: Tuesdays and Fridays at 8:00. This is a low impact class. NO experience required! Each class is $3.00. First class free.
EXERCISE ROOM-Our exercise room will be open for two people at a time for up to 45 minutes. You will need to call 608-868-3500 to reserve your time. Available times begin at 9:00 with last reservation at 3:00. You will need to wear a mask coming into the building, but not while exercising. After each person is done we will disinfect the room so it is ready for the next person.
Call 608-868-3500 for more information or to sign up for the above classes.
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