Waterford Senior Center - Waterford School District



Waterford Senior Center - Waterford School District
Waterford Board of Education
Heather Halls
John Himmelspach
Robin McGregor
Robert Petrusha, Jr.
Bob Piggott
Robert Seeterlin
Joan Sutherland
PHONE: 248.682.9450
FAX: 248.738.4710
MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30 A.M.—4:00 P.M.
John Silveri, Superintendent
Waterford Township Board of Trustees
Anthony Bartoloota
Margaret Birch
Julie Brown
Sue Camilleri
Karen Joliat
Donna F. Kelley
Gary Wall
Senior Center
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Thursday, February 13, 2014
12 Noon
Lunch, prizes & entertainment!
$7 members/$10 non-members
RSVP by February 7th
Thursday, April 10
5:00 p.m. Auction & Appetizers
6:30 p.m. Gourmet Dinner
Save The Date
Entertainment by Dave Bennett
*Special “Memphis Show”
Mother’s Day Party—May 8
Flea Market– June 5 - 7
*Bring in items after Mothers Day
Tickets $65.00
Don’t miss this incredible evening.
Tickets will sell out.
Enjoy the benefits of membership at the
Waterford Senior Center!
Enjoy the benefits of membership:
* Bi-monthly newsletter
* Discounts on selected events and travel
* Show your support for the Center
$ 20.00
$ 25.00
$ 85.00
$ 110.00
*Annual Household Membership - One fee per household address-valid for one (1) year
from date of sign up or renewal.
Note: Life Members also receive recognition with a nameplate displayed at the Center.
Please return this portion with your check to:
Waterford Senior Center, 3621 Pontiac Lake Rd., Waterford, MI 48328
Please Circle (one):
Name(s) __________________________________/_____________________________________
Address _______________________________________________________________________
Phone _____________________ Birthdate(s) _____________________/__________________
Emergency Contact Name _____________________________ Phone _____________________
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to fill out necessary forms.
In Appreciation
When reflecting upon the 2013 holiday season at the Waterford Senior Center, there was one
word that seemed to summarize everything . That word is “generosity”. The definition of generosity is:
1. Kindness: willingness to give money, help, or time freely
2. Nobility: nobility of character
3. Substantial size: pleasingly large size or quantity
Synonyms: kindness, big-heartedness, openhandedness, unselfishness, goodness
So many of you gave of your time, energy, resources, and hearts to help others this holiday season. Your generosity is so greatly appreciated. You may never know how your generosity helped
another person.
Holiday Dinners For Meals on Wheels
This holiday season we had three local restaurants that generously opened their doors and
kitchen’s to help with our Holiday Meals on Wheels. Copperstone’s, the Green Apple, and the Royal
Diner all made delicious holiday dinners for our homebound seniors. Please think of these special
restaurants when you dine out.
Thank you to the kind volunteers that spread a little holiday cheer delivering
Meals on Wheels on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
2013-14 Holiday Drivers for Meals on Wheels
Richard Luszczyk
Bernie and Chris Shoemaker
Leslie Bradford
Steve Redfern
Steve Slankster
Leslie Stewart
Carl Osthaus
Dan Konczal
Jules Ruerat III
Evelyn Micol
John and Sandy Helner
Doris and Dave Martin
David Kramer
Phil Lorenz
Amy Jacob
In Appreciation
A Deliciously Wonderful Cookie Sale!
We sold nearly 2000 cookies and raised over $500.00!
Thank you to everyone that baked, Pauline and Syd Owen for making up the beautiful plates, and Merley Brown
for doing our selling. Thank you also to Carylsue Evanoff
for helping us keep the cookie sale organized!
Holiday Basket Help
Thank you to each and every person
that donated to our Holiday Baskets.
More than 150 Christmas Food Baskets were given to individuals and families in need.
Deck the Halls
Our Township Treasurer, Margaret
Birch treated us once again by having
our windows beautifully painted for the
Green’s Market and
Holiday Bazaar
Waterford Mott Chamber Chorus
Filled Our Holiday With Music!
The Waterford Mott Chamber Chorus led by their
teacher, Megan Buzinski performed beautifully at our
Holiday Dinner!
Thank you to each person that donated a toy for
our toy drive. Your kind donations will help
brighten the Holidays for so many local children!
Thank you for supporting the Waterford
Senior Center by shopping the Holiday
Bazaar and Gift Shop. Thank you for supporting the Waterford Garden Club and
shopping the Green’s Market!
To all the volunteers that worked
behind the scenes cleaning,
decorating, packing, delivering,
setting up, breaking down, loading,
unloading, putting together and
taking apart… we thank you! The
Holiday Season would not have been
possible without your heart and
dedication to the community and the
Waterford Senior Center.
Special Interest
Valentine’s Candy Making
Women’s Health Support
Make a delicious plate of candies for your
Valentine, or keep them for your sweet self!
Everything you need to make a
delicious box of candy is included! No candy making experience
necessary. Senior center staff will
be on hand to assist with all your
candy making needs!
Are you a 50+ woman coping with a chronic
health condition such as COPD, fibromyalgia,
arthritis, lupus, diabetes, chron’s, heart disease,
or another health condition that impacts your
life on a daily basis? Come and join with other
women to learn new coping methods, share
personal experiences, and insights, and offer
encouragement to one another. Topics will include coping with change, relationship issues,
staying connected, and other relevant matters.
Friday, February 7, 1:30 pm
$15.00 per person
Sign up by February 3rd. Space is limited.
2nd and 4th Wednesdays
1:00-2:00 p.m.
$5.00 per session
It’s Tax Time!
Tax appointments with AARP trained volunteers
can be made beginning in mid-January. There
is additional information about the Income Tax
Preparation Assistance Program on page 3.
Facilitator: Cyndee Farlin, LPC, NCC, Behavioral Health Therapist, Geriatric Clinician,
Oakland Family Services
Special Interest
Attention All Readers...
Join us for a fun, fast paced social dice
game involving mostly luck and very little skill.
It’s easy to learn and play! There will be refreshments, and cash prizes!
The Waterford Senior Center Book Club will
meet at 1:00 p.m. Please call the Center to find
out what book we are currently reading. Facilitator Barbara Lively.
Valentine’s Bunco- Wednesday, February 5
Lucky Irish Bunco-Wednesday, March 5
$5.00 p/p
Monday, February 17 & March 24
$1 Drop in Fee
Bring a prize for a fun raffle!
Did you know that we offer:
 Wheelchair transportation.
 Van service available from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00
p.m. Monday – Friday.
 Curb-to-curb service (passengers must be
mobile) to destinations anywhere within
Waterford Twp. or Waterford School District.
 We request at least a 5-day notice for van
service. (The more notice the better!)
 Weekly trips to Meijer & Wal-Mart: (please
choose one store per week as demands
have increased for this service.)
 Service to NOMC, POH, St. Joseph Mercy
Hospital on Thursdays by appointment.
 Courteous, friendly & qualified drivers.
Clean, reliable vehicles.
The cost is $3.00 each way. Call Mary Donnelly
at 248.682.9450.
Adult Bible Fellowship Class
The study is held in the Bistro Conference
Room at 12:30PM every Wednesday. Linda
Bellehumeur is the facilitator of this study. If a
class has to be cancelled there will be a note on
the door of the conference room. $1 Drop in
Ask the Attorney
Attorney Gary L Berg is available on
Tuesday, February 4 & 25 and March 4 & 25
to answer legal questions or give advice. Call
for an appointment at 248.682.9450.
Arts & Crafts
Drawing 101
Wood Shop Apprentice
Come learn about lines, form, shading, value, tints, and breaking things down to their basic
form. Drawing is the key to everything else in
art. All levels invited. Ed Haley, Masters in Fine
Arts, with 35 years experience teaching in Waterford School District will be the instructor.
Classes will be held on Mondays 10am-noon. A
$5 donation for class supplies and $1/day to
help off-set Center costs.
Wood shop apprentice programs are now
available. Are you interested in learning how to
craft wood items? Now is the time to give it a
try! Wood shop program meets Monday,
Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00 a.m.—noon.
Wood Shop fees are $20 bi-annual. Call
248.682.9450 for more information. $1 Drop in
Art Expression!
Our Wood Carvers are looking for a few
new people to meet on Wednesday mornings at
9:00 a.m. in activity room #2. If you are interested in learning something new, or you are a
carver already, come in and join the group!
Wood carvers meet Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.
and fees are $1 per day .
Wood Carvers Apprentice
Come join our art class! Colored pencils,
pastels, watercolor, or oils...whatever fits your
fancy. We meet on Thursdays from 9:00—
11:30 a.m. A $5 donation towards class supplies and $1/day help off-set Center costs.
Quilting Anyone?
These clever crafters make beautiful quilts
for our bazaar and raffles. Beginners, novices,
or experienced seamstresses are welcome to
join the group. They also finish quilt tops for a
fee. Quilters meet Mondays at Noon and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. $1 Drop in fee
Project Linus
Join us as we learn to make fleece blankets
that we will donate to local charities. Everyone
is invited to get involved. Making fleece blankets is simple to learn and Janie McGee, the
class facilitator, will provide instruction and answer questions. Friday’s-9:00-11:00
Donations of fleece are now being received
at the center.
Needlepoint & Needle Works
Bring your needle work, knitting, crocheting,
or other project and join others for fun and conversation! Mark your calendar for Fridays,
10:00 a.m.—Noon. $1 Drop in fee
Play Euchre, Pinochle, & Poker
We invite all who are interested to join in on the fun. Come
early or stay late for lunch! All card players are asked to pay
$1.00 per day to help off-set Center costs.
Pinochle: Thursdays at 9:00 a.m.
Euchre: Wednesdays at 9:30a.m.
Poker: Mondays & Thursdays at 9:00 a.m.
Jam Session — Join Us!
If you play an instrument, please join us on Thursday’s at
1:00 p.m. for a great time! Just follow the music and you will find
us. If you have any questions or would like more information on
joining our session please call Donielle at 248.682.9450. $1 Drop
in fee.
Open Recreation Room
Join us every Wednesday, all day, for an open
recreation room with poker and billiards.
Everyone is welcome!
Poetry Club
Do you write, recite, read, or simply enjoy listening to poetry?
Bring your own original poetry or favorite pieces to share in a
warm, non-judgmental environment. Plan ahead — the club always meets on the first and third Mondays of the month.
1:00—2:30 pm
$1.00 Drop in Fee
Waterford Garden Club
Attention all “Green Thumbs”! Join us the first
Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. Our next
meeting is February 6 & March 6
Recreation Room
& Billiards
Come in and have some
fun in our recreation room
which features two billiard tables, two dartboards and lots
of other great activities. The
room is open every day but we
have designated times set
aside for people to play and
compete. The times are as
Tuesday, 12:30 — 4:00 p.m.
Friday, 12:30 — 4:00 p.m.
$1 Drop in Fee
Reminiscing Club
Enjoy an afternoon of conversation between friends on
the 4th Wednesday of each
month. Take a walk down
memory lane recalling life’s
special moments and silly adventures. When sharing stories in a group setting, you often realize that people have
more in common than you
could ever imagine! Enjoy tea
and coffee while reminiscing.
All are invited and welcome to
participate in this good time!
Join us next on February 26 &
March 26 at 1:00. p.m.
$1 Drop in Fee
Board Games
Hand and Foot Card Game
Beginning in January!
Try something new! Hand and Foot is similar to Canasta and
easy to learn.
Wednesday’s at 1:00
$1.00 Drop in Fee
Join us for some good old
fashioned fun and games each
Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. We
meet in the Recreation Room.
Bring your friends! Come early
for lunch. Ladies & Gentlemen
$1.00 Drop in Fee
Tai Chi
Wii Bowling Great Fun!
Do you want to improve your movement and
balance? Try our Tai Chi class. Wear comfortable clothes, and meet us in the gym.
Join our Wii Bowling Team!
Wii is an interactive video game, that with the
help of our projector and large screen, will
make you feel like you are in a bowling alley!
Wednesday’s –11:00-12:00
Facilitators-Gray Truhn, Jerry Cleland,
Carrie Cempura
$3.00 Drop In Fee
Tuesday’s at 1:00 p.m.: Practice
Friday’s at 1:00 p.m.: Competition with prizes!
Popcorn and beverages included! There is a $1
per person activity fee.
If You’ve Got It We Want It!
Landscape Painting
If you have ever considered painting we
have the class for you! Mr. Steve Wood’s unique
ability to blend humor and encouragement results in a very enjoyable and relaxing experience! At the end of each two hour session you
will have a complete painting! Please sign up
one week prior to class.
Please consider donating any gently used or
unwanted gifts to the Senior Center.
We use these “treasures” for raffles, prizes and
many other things.
Friday, February 28 & March 28
1:00-3:00 p.m. Members-$25 / Non-members$30
Kris A. Haase, DPM
Waterford, MI Podiatrist
For experienced diagnosis, treatment and prevention
of foot and ankle problems, contact Kris A. Haase,
DPM. Serving Waterford, MI and surrounding communities including Clarkston, White Lake, Highland, Commerce and West Bloomfield since 1990, we offer comprehensive podiatry care for patients of all ages including children, seniors and diabetics. From heel pain treatment to diabetic wound care, our dedicated professional
staff members are prepared to exceed your expectations
in a warm, inviting atmosphere. Emergency service
7116 Highland Rd., Waterford, MI 48327-1503
Atlas Plaza next to VG’s
Monday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to Noon
Body Management Exercise
Senior Fit
First Class
Movement is a must for all and allows
to new
the body to revive. Non-movement hastens disstudents!
integration. Join us in recalling or maintaining
your flexibility, mobility, range of motion,
strength, muscle tone, balance and
circulation. Experience for yourself this life supporting program.
It has been recognized by AARP as
“an exemplary contribution to healthy
aging”. Classes meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:20—
10:20 a.m. and are taught by certified instructor Lois Sanders.
New people may join at any time! Call for information!
This FREE class is provided by St. Joseph Mercy Oakland and will help seniors build
strength and flexibility as well
as improve cardiovascular fitness. Classes run on Monday, Thursday & Friday,1:00
-2:00 p.m. ALL participants
must register (or re-register)
for the session by calling
800.372.6094. A limited number of spots are available and
will be filled on a first call, first
served basis.
Water Aerobics Classes
Enjoy the warmth of the pool this winter! Water aerobics classes are available at the Waterford Pool & Fitness Centers. Register for a class, try a water aerobic punch pass or a daily class drop
-in fee. A special Drop-in schedule will be offered around the holidays. Winter Session 1 will begin Jan. 13, 2014 and Winter Session 2 will begin Feb. 24, 2014. You may also drop-in to a class
mid-session to see if it is right for you! We offer Deep Water Aerobics, Water Aerobics, Arthritis Water Exercise classes and our updated Aqua Tone & Balance class! Schedules and times vary;
contact the pool and fitness center for the class schedules at: Mott
248.674.6360 or Kettering 248.673.9969.
Drop in rates for classes are:
Residents Non Residents
$6.00 (Arthritis classes)
Punch passes: (Punch includes 11 classes)
Members Residents Non Residents
$60 (Arthritis classes)
Free Day Pass!
Kettering Campus or Mott Campus
2800 Kettering Dr.
1151 Scott Lake Rd.
FREE Visit!
Try your first visit at the
Waterford Pool & Fitness Center for free! Just clip the coupon and you can use the pool
or fitness equipment, good for
your first visit only. Seniors
can also use the pool or fitness center for only $2.50,
Monday—Thursday from
8:00 a.m.—Noon.
Take Off Pounds
“TOPS” is a weight loss
support program that understands the challenges of losing
weight. Receive encouragement from new friends while
using the diet that works for
you. No special foods to purchase and reasonable rates;
$28 annual membership and
$1 a week at meeting.
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. weigh-in,
meeting at 9:45 a.m.
EXPIRES 3/31/14
Limit one per customer only
Deaf & Hearing Impaired
Hearing Loss
Monalee Ferrero, Regional Site Coordinator/
Interpreter of Deaf and Hearing Impaired Services, Inc. (DHIS), uses American Sign Language to communicate. Educational, social, and
recreational programs are offered every Monday
from 10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. and are open to all
hearing impaired older adults. If you would like
to learn more call the DHIS at 248.473.1888.
Also, every third Monday the group has a great
potluck. Join us! $1 Drop in fee
This group meets the third Wednesday of
each month to lend support to others who have
any degree of hearing loss. Topics include hearing loss, hearing aids, coping strategies, and
discussions about the newest and most up to
date hearing devices available. For more info
email Nancy Harrington at [email protected] or call Oakland Audiology at
248.673.8000 or call 248.682.9450.
Wed., February 19, 2 p.m.
Wed., March 19, 2 p.m.
Prescription Coverage Help
FREE! Hearing Screenings
The income limit for Extra Help ia $13,070/
person and $26,120/couple. The resource asset
limits will be increased to $6,940/person and
$10,410/couple. An automatic burial disregard
of $1,500/person and $3,000/couple will be applied to all applications, regardless if the individual has a burial fund. Benefit applications are at
https://secure.ssa.gov/i1020/start or call toll free
Hearing Screenings are available from the
company Fluke Hearing Instruments. Hearing
screenings will be provided on the second
Tuesday February 11 & March 11, 1- 4 p.m.
You must make an appointment.
Coping with Hearing Loss
Information on the Hearing Aid Program for
those who have a limited income can call Betty
Bucsek, Executive Secretary of Lions Club, at
586.336.4949 or [email protected] Applications are reviewed weekly by the Board of Directors of the Lions District Hearing Aid Program. If
approved, you will be notified of an appointment
date for testing.
Health Screenings Offered
Health Screening are held the first Tuesday
of the month. You can have your blood pressure, weight and pulse, and blood glucose level
checked. The nurse will answer questions.
Please do not wear sweatshirts or sweaters –it’s
too difficult to get an accurate reading.
February 4 & March 4, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Suggested Donation: $1.00
$1 members, $2 non-members
Prescription Coverage Assistance
The monthly income limit for Extra Help for Prescriptions will
be $1,396 for individuals and $1,891 for a couple. The resource
asset limits are $13,070 for a single person and $26,120 for a
couple. These amounts for senior’s assets include $1,500 for
burial allowance. You can find an application for benefits at the
web site www.medicare.gov or make an appointment with the
Outreach Department at the Waterford Senior Center at 248-6829450.
Oakland County Discounts
You may be eligible to receive an Oakland County Discount
Prescription Card. No enrollment form to complete or membership fee to pay. You’ll receive one card to immediately use and
save an average of 20% on your prescriptions.
Oakland County residents can sign up for a discount dental
program – whether they have dental insurance or not. Discounts
ranging from 20 –50 percent on most dental procedures for a
monthly fee of $6.96 per month or $69 per year through participating dentists. County residents can sign up for the program at
www.ocdiscountdental.com or by calling 866.498.7914.
Being Kneaded Massage
What is it? A focus on health and well being
How long does it take? 15 minutes for hands or neck & shoulders. 30 minute appointments are available for a more extensive
How does it help? Your body will calm & relax
What do I have to do? Just sit in a chair & enjoy
What does the therapist do? Gently knead and soothe muscles
How do I sign up? Call 248-682-9450 to make an appointment.**All Clients Remain Fully Clothed**
Tuesdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
15 Minute Massages: $10 Members/$12 Non-Members
Free Foot Screening
Dr. Haase/Holmes, a podiatrist, will offer free foot consultations and screenings on the second Thursday of each month,
12:00—12:30 p.m., at the Waterford Senior Center. Dr. Haase/
Holmes will be available to answer questions or concerns about
your feet and will check for circulatory problems. Call
248.682.9450 to schedule an appointment. February 13 &
March 13 will be the coming month’s appointment.
Equipment Loan
Are you a Waterford
resident or a member of the
Senior Center and need temporary use of a wheelchair,
walker, cane, crutches, tub
bench, or commode? The
Loan Closet will allow you to
use the item for up to three
months. There is a fee of $10
for each item borrowed. Donations are always welcome
when items are returned. Call
the Center for more information at 248.682.9450.
More Prescription
World Medical Relief–
Low-income, no age limit,
receives no Medicaid coverage. Single- Income below
$19,000 annually. Married
couple-Income below $31,000
annually. Make an appointment with Marilyn in Outreach
Services to see if you qualify
and file an application.
Used Glasses and
Hearing Aids
The Lions Club is collecting
used eyeglasses and hearing
aids. You can drop them off at
the Waterford Senior Center.
These items are used for lowincome people who cannot afford to get eyeglasses or hearing aids. Help one another by
dropping off your old eyeglasses and hearing aids.
Let’s Go Gaming!
Sister Act at the Fisher Theatre
The feel-amazing musical comedy smash tells
the story of Deloris Van Cartier whose life
takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a
crime and the cops hide her in a convent. She
helps her fellow sister s find their voices as she
unexpectedly rediscovers her own. Main Floor
Greektown Casino
Friday, February 7
$20.00 members/ $25.00 non-members
Roundtrip Oakland County Parks motor coach
transportation, and $20 bonus play.
*Wheelchair lift available first come first serve.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
6:00 p.m-11:00 p.m.
$70.00 members/ $75.00 non-members
*There is no dinner stop.
Firekeepers Casino
Tuesday, February 18
$38.00 members /$43.00 non-members
Your trip includes roundtrip deluxe motor coach
transportation and $20 in free play and a $5
food voucher.
Inside Detroit Tour
Your tour includes deluxe motor coach transportation, a guided tour of the Fox Theatre,
guided tour of Hitsville USA (Motown Historical
Museum), and lunch at DaEdoardo Foxtown
Soaring Eagle Casino
Friday, May 16, 2014m 8:30 a.m. –6:15 p.m.
$75.00 members / $80.00 non-members
Monday, March 10
$38.00 members/ $43.00 non-members
Roundtrip deluxe motor coach transportation,
$10 free play and $5.00 food voucher.
The 57th Annual
Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk
Experience the Mackinac Bridge and be part of
a Michigan Tradition! Trip includes deluxe motor coach transportation, overnight hotel accommodations at Kewadin Casino Hotel and Convention center in St. Ignace, $10.00 in food
coupons, $30.00 in gaming cash, $10.00 in
Kewadin Credits, free breakfast buffet, Senior
Center Escort, and the opportunity to walk the
Mackinac Bridge.
Pointe Edward Casino
Thursday, March 27
$30.00 members/ $35.00 non-members
Roundtrip deluxe motor coach transportation,
and $15.00 in reward play.
*Passport or Enhanced Driver’s License Required.
August 31-September 1, 2014
$130.00 members/ $140.00 non-members
(Based on double occupancy)
Please note we will be using Oakland
County Parks motor coaches for some of
our more local trips. There is no restroom
on those coaches.
Trip Parking Information!
Trips leave from the Central United Methodist Church, 3882 Highland Road (M59). Please
park on the west end of the parking lot near the
home. You should arrive 15 minutes prior to
your departure time. Thanks to Central United
Methodist Church for supporting us by allowing
our travelers to use their convenient parking lot.
Border Identification
Effective June 1, 2009, you must have a valid passport, passport card, or enhanced driver’s
license to cross the Canadian border.
Extended Travel
Washington, D.C.
Cape May
“Presidential Showcase”
Baltimore & Lancaster
Tour includes modern motor coach transportation, 5 nights lodging, 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners,
Longwood Gardens, Cape May Trolley Tour,
Dolphin Watch Cruise, Elaine’s Dinner Theatre,
Baltimore Aquarium or Harbor Cruise, Sightseeing Tour of Baltimore, Sights & Sounds
“Moses”, Sightseeing Tour of Lancaster, luggage handling, tax and tips on included meals.
Cherry Blossom Tour
Mt. Vernon & Monticello
Tour includes modern motor coach transportation, 4 Nights Lodging, 4 Breakfasts & 2 Dinners, Pizza Party Dinner and Drinks, Washington Cherry Blossom Festival, All day Sightseeing Tour of D.C., Arlington National Cemetery,
Mt. Vernon, Monticello, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Luggage Handling,
Tax & Tips on Included Meals.
June 1-6, 2014
$1249.00(based on double occupancy)
Non-members add $10
April 4-8, 2014
$949.00(based on double occupancy)
Non-members add $10
Nova Scotia
“A Taste of the Maritimes”
Tour includes– Roundtrip Air, 1st Class Touring
Motorcoach, 1 Night Toronto, 3 Nights Halifax,
2 Nights Cape Breton Island, 2 Nights Prince
Edward Island, 8 breakfasts, Famous People
Players Dinner Theatre, Sightseeing Tour of
Toronto, 1 Lunch @ Keltic Lodge, 5 Dinners,
Sightseeing Tour of Halifax, Scenic Marine
Drive Highway, Visit to Peggy’s Cove, Halifax
Feast Dinner Theatre, Alexander Graham Bell
Museum, Spectacular Tour of Cabot Trail, Cape
Breton Highlands National Park, Ferry to Prince
Edward Island, Anne of Green Gables Musical,
Bay of Fundy and Hopewell Rocks Guided
Tour, Halifax Harbor Boat Cruise, Luggage
Handling and Airline Baggage Fees, Tax and
Tips on Included Meals, Airport transfers.
California Coast Cruise
Package includes– Roundtrip Air, 1 night on the
Historic Queen Mary, Breakfast and Dinner on
Queen Mary, Glory Days Tour of Queen Mary,
7 Night Cruise on Celebrity Century, All Meals
Onboard the Ship, Sightseeing Tour of Los Angeles, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, J. Paul
Getty Museum, All Cruise Transfers, All Applicable Port and Air Taxes, Airport Transfers and
Luggage Costs Not Included– Gratuities to
Shipboard Personnel and personal items,
drinks, shore excursions.
Inside Stateroom-$2656.00
Outside Stateroom- $2826.00
Balcony Stateroom-$3066.00
(based on double occupancy)
Non-members add $10
August 9-17, 2014
per person- based on double occupancy
Non-members add $10
New York City
Featuring: Opening of 9/11 Museum
Including: Broadway Show “NEWSIES”
Tour includes modern motor coach transportation, 2 nights—Pennsylvania to/from NYC, 2nightsMeadowlands Plaza, Secaucus, 2 breakfasts, Grand Central Terminal, 9/11 Museum, 9/11 Memorial, all day sightseeing tour of New York City, Broadway show “NEWSIES”, Ellis Island & Statue of
Liberty, Flight 93 Memorial, luggage handling, tax and tip on included meals
July 14-18
$979.00(based on double occupancy) , Non-members add $10
Computer Lab Use
Hours are Monday—Friday, 8:30 a.m.—
4:00 p.m. Lab is maintained and operated by
the Waterford School District. Please bring your
own paper if you want to use the printer. $1
Drop in fee
Computer Basics 101– This class is designed
to help introduce computers to beginner’s, and
teach all you need to know to become comfortable using your computer.
Tuesday, April 22, 11:00-12:00
Tuesday, April 29, 11:00-12:00
The computer lab will be closed during income tax season from February 3 to April 15.
Computers 202– This class is for people that
are comfortable with their computers, but would
like to become more skilled when using Email,
the Internet, and basic applications. (XP, Vista,
and Windows 7 will be covered.)
Tuesday, May 20, 11:00-12:00
Tuesday, May 27, 11:00-12:00
Computer Club Corner
The Waterford Senior Center forum promotes knowledge, advice, and interaction
among computer uses
for fun, fellowship, and
peer support. The Club
always meets the second Tuesday of the
month, 10:00 a.m.—
Noon. $1 Drop in fee
$30.00 for each 2 week session.
Non-Members -$35.00
Please pre-register in the office.
Facilitator-Don Fohey
You Asked For It,
We Got It!
Our Bistro is now
a Wi Fi Spot!
Bring in your wireless
gadgets (Smart Phones, Lap-Tops, Net Books, I
-Pods, etc…) and use our Wi Fi while enjoying a
cup of coffee, or having lunch with your friends!
Smith’s Disposal, Inc.
The Waterford Senior
Center's continuing efforts on behalf of
the seniors in the community.
P.O. Box 125
Clarkston, MI 48347
Encore/Affordable Adult Day Services
Caregiver Support
Who are adult day services designed for?
 Older adults with memory impairments and/or physical
disabilities who are unable to initiate their own activities
 People with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, dementia patients or stroke victims
 Families and caregivers
Benefits of adult day care:
 Reduces social isolation
 Restores & maintains the highest level of individual
 Enriches quality of life
 Helps prevent nursing home placements
 Gives family & caregiver peace of mind
Services & Activities:
 Professional care & supervision
 Comfortable & safe environment
 Nutritious meals & snacks
 Structured recreational activities
 Transportation within Waterford Township
 Support Groups
Are you caring for a loved
one who is frail, dependent or
suffering from memory loss or
Alzheimer’s disease? Many
caregivers find it helpful to
share their concerns with other
caregivers. Meetings are held
at the Center twice a month:
Encore Activities
Chinese New Year of the Horse
Norman Rockwell Art Day
Be My Valentine: Bring Me Chocolate
President’s Day
Celebrate Black History Month
National Pig Day Commemoration
Mardi Gras Celebration
Everyone is a Little Bit Irish
First Day of Spring Fling
Women’s History Month
Second Tuesday
February 11 & March 11
Noon-1:00 p.m.
Third Monday
February 17 & March 17
7:00—8:00 p.m.
Grief Support
The death of a spouse,
friend or loved one has been
identified as one of the greatest
stresses a person can experience. Join this support group to
learn how to cope with the social readjustment that this crisis
can bring.
Thursday, February 6 & 20
Thursday, March 6 & 20
1:00 pm
Bistro Dining!
Daily Lunch & Homebound Menu
Featuring different varieties of
homemade soups, salads or
sandwiches daily!!
Open: 10:30am—1:00pm
Lunch is served at the Center Monday - Friday at Noon.
Requested : $3.00 for persons 60 & over. $3.75 for persons
under 60. Menus are subject to change.
Great Food! Great Prices!
Sloppy Joe
Sweet & Sour Pork Chop
Soup & Salad Bar
Turkey Burger
Stuffed Pepper
Southwest Lasagna
Chicken Nacho
Soup & Salad Bar
Double Hamburger
Hawaiian Ham
Polish Sausage
Italian Marinated Chicken
Chef’s Choice
Cheese Stuffed Shells
Beef Stuffed Cabbage
Turkey Stroganoff
Soup & Salad Bar
BBQ Riblet
Hungarian Goulash
Double Cheeseburger
BBQ Pork Sandwich
Soup & Salad Bar
Sausage & Egg
Meat Lasagna
Spaghetti & Meatballs
Fish Sandwich
Soup & Salad Bar
Chili w/Cheese
Chicken Leg
Potato Crusted Cod
Turkey Sausage Pizza
Soup & Salad Bar
All Beef Hot Dog
Cheese Patty Sandwich
Beef Stuffed Pepper
Pork Chop
Soup & Salad Bar
Sloppy Joe
Creamed Vegetarian Lasagna
31 Monday
Fraud Hotline
The US Senate Special Committee on Aging
Fraud Hotline is focused on ensuring that taxpayers’ money is properly spent on vital programs impacting seniors. This fraud hotline
serves as a way to report instances of waste,
fraud and abuse within government programs. If
you know someone who has been a victim of
fraud—or if you suspect that they may become
a victim—please contact us toll-free at 1-855303-9470. The Committee’s investigators have
experience in fraud concerning retirement savings, identity theft, phone scams, Medicare, Social Security and a variety of other consumer
issues important to seniors and the elderly.
Monthly Birthday Celebration
Cake & ice cream will be served with lunch
to celebrate our monthly birthdays. You are
invited to join the celebration, regardless of your
birth date. Members will receive a FREE lunch
on their actual BIRTHDAY!
February 27 & March 27
Bistro Snack Bar
11:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
Meals on Wheels Can
Help you!
A La Carte`
Hot, Nutritious noon meal!
Delivered daily, Monday though
Friday! Friendly, caring drivers!
Requested $3 per day.
Help us help you!
Sandwich w/chips……$2.50
Contact Maureen at 248.682.9450
Milk, Juice, Ice Tea,
Bistro Snack Bar Notice:
The Bistro Snack Bar will be closed during any
special event parties. If you wish to attend the
special event lunches, you must RSVP with the
office. If you are attending other activities during
a special event, please plan your lunch time
New Members as of 12/13/13
Brenda Anderson
Lois Banick
Bud & Debbie Bills
Laurie & Paul Bladdick
Patricia Beam
Nancy Campbell-Gressa
Martha D’Andrea
Connie Dunnigan
Sharon Edgley
Eleanor & Robert Ehrnest
Annetta Fair
Patricia Gabriel
Eliverto Garcia
Linda Henderson
David Kramer
Mari Latozas
Julie & Larry Mayse
Maureen & William McIninch
Cathy Mullins
Ivan & Virginia Pease
Julie Plank
Robert & Mildred Singelyn
Edward Summers
Mary Taylor
Robert VanAcker
Ronald & Jacqueline Vaughn
David Wiltse
Barbara Zacheretti
In Memory of...
Our thoughts and sympathies
for the families and friends of
Josephine Craft
Robert Kaminskis
Myrna Proctor
Robert White
Paul Wichmann
Focus Hope Food
Seniors Program
Thursday, February 20 &
March 20
The Focus Hope Food for
Seniors program provides free
monthly food to individuals 60
years of age and older who
reside in Wayne, Oakland &
Macomb Counties. Eligibility is
determined by income. The
income of single persons should
not exceed $1,245 per month;
that of married couples should
not exceed $1,681 per month.
Call 248.682.9450. For new individuals please call Carylsue at
to set up an
to register for
the program.
February Birthdays
Marylee Doyle
Betty Fulton
2- Lawrence Hornsby
Carol Leonard
Louise Wischman
3- Wilbourn Adams
Andrea Sanchez
John Seppala
4- Dorothy Balma
Joyce Barnosky
Doreen Dutton
Donald Kline
Gladys Niemi
Ben Parago
Shirley Robertoy
Martha Schreiber
5- James Doyle
Lois O’Neill
6- Arlene Ball
Bradley Cook
Curtis George
Maria George
Leo Grappin
Mary Larosa
Mari Latozas
Leroy Leslie
Dan Ludwig
Lynette Mardis
Shelby Robbin
7- Barbara Doran
Barbara Hickerson
Laura Jane Hill
Odelia Rodriquez
Gary Webb
8- William Coleman
Marlene Gunther
George Hungerford
Dellene McCabe
Jimmie Richmond
John Sheaves
9- Esther Callahan
Patricia Frase
Pauline Owen
Lorraine Pierce
Gloria Pouliot
Judy Wolfe
10- Phillip Bieri
Robert Ehrnest
Brenda Fields
Susan Miller
Kathy Vanacker
James Shedlowsky
11- Karen Spring
12- Nancy Hinman
Diana Penoyer
Helen Sargent
Gertrude Shabel
13- Mary Carlsen
Richard Carlson
Yvonne Haney
14- Gerry Cleasby
James Deremer
Kenneth Fox
Paul Hoffman
Carol Holmes
Clifford Martinson
Patrice Peters
Robert Thomas
Donna Wall
15- Dorothy Considine
Keith Cooper
Helen Englund
Joel Englund
Marjorie Jones
Joan McManus
Cynthia Page
Anne Perry
16- Bruce Boston
Sandra Coleman
William Finneran
Marilyn Jeffrey
Patricia Jones
Patricia Lewis
Rubie Richards
Bill Scott
Primo Tongko
17- Charles Conklin
Greg Kennedy
Catherine Pearce
Andre Watkins
Dorothy White
18- Mary Ellen Cauley
Gary Levi
Jan Miller
Paricia Narhi
Jeff Parker
Del Rogers
Joyce Wefel
Mildred Ziemann
19- Marlene Calderwood
Stuart Hency
Betty Lindahl
Crystal McAllister
Tracy Morsi
Nancy Murphy
Loretta Ross
Sherry White
20- Donna Bachman
Helene Kelley
Harold Swanson
Robert White
21- Andrew Campbell
21- Martha D’Andrea
Mildred Hall
Janie McGee
22- Judy Benscoter
Beulah Carrier
Jon Esler
Clara Hilliker
Mary Kapcia
Margaret Stamps
23- Miya Fraser
Nancy Grappin
Medreania Johnson
Joy King
Bernard Rutkowski
24- Paul Abler
Kathryn Newton
25- Joyce Hulstrand
Phyllis Liming
Eleanore Manlove
Kenneth Reinke
Dorothy Schultz
Denise Thienel
26- Patti Mayes
Sherrill Poquette
Henry Woods
27- Shirley Bozek
Donna Herr
Pat Lindsay
Albena Lipar
28- Jovita Alvarado
Stan Haggarty
Joyce Fisher
Thomas Liegl
Dorothy Long
Bob Machiela
Delores Martin
Evelyn Sheridan
Vivian Whitlow
29- Richard Luszczyk
Rita Wideman
March Birthdays
1- Elinor Ball
Dennis Griffin
Kenneth Jacobson
Bob Nelson
2- Theresa Kulick
Carol Machiela
Seth Rice
Dora VanFossan
3- Martha Middledorf
4- Ron Bogner
Donna Ritchie
Edward Sommers
Joan VanAntwerp
Louis Vasquez
Richard Walker
5- Rosaline Conklin
Merlin Doran
Norene Hundley
Fred Tyszka
6- Marie Bishop
Mary Burdick
Rose Jones
Lawrence Mathiak
John Richardson
Patricia Selent
Yvonne Zerba
7- Margarete Allen
Chester Fenlon
Diane Pick
Maxine Shell
Dolly Ward
8- Gary Knaus
Charles Lance
Carol Ridley
Molly Sherrick
9- Mary Holden
Hugh Lee
Clifford Miller
Mary Spoor
10- Diane Brown
Delores Denning
Al Souilliere
Carolyn Sweetman
Norman Wood
Jean Zinger
11- John Green.
Jennie Mathews
12- Betty Beagle
Gay Hemmingway
Cynthia Johnson
Joan Inglsbee
Marian Phelps
Barb Ross
13- Jack Avery
Henry Karwas
Mary Morris
24- Nancy Maxfield
Mary Scherbing
Clare Simons
Jim Wiley
25- Paula Barbour
14- Michael Franz
Julie Zaremba
Clark Grogan
26- Maxine Drumheller
Annette Tyszka
Lee Keifer
15- Laurell Beehler
27- Connie Bieri
Tom Meyer
Ellen Hoffman
16- Bill Brace
Nancy Kendrick
Gwen Fields
Robert Kristen
Frances Lewis
Leonard Wolson
Bob Schultz
28- Mary Baker
Ellen Warden
Dolores Hinojosa
17- Sallie Franks
Betty Landmesser
Lorraine Hayden
Larry McDonald
Jane Nash
Fred Mora
Bette Snyder
Viola Millmine
Pat Trosen
29- Jade Barnett
18- Kathy Austin
Nancy Holan
Jean Coney
Raymond Reiche
Joe Junglas
Harley Wise
Janet Nellett
Joe Umphrey
19- Janet Adomotis
Valna Knisley
Beatrice Mellado
Harry Stoneburg
Erlinda Tongko
20- Jim Carrigan
Karen Conti
Richard Davis
Eleanor Ehrnest
Teresa Garcia
Michael Lyons
Lenora Neussendorfer
Carol Redman
James Ricca
21- Jacqueline Hibler
Terry Rodgers
Joyce Thompson
Joseph Tolbert
22- Ruth Fiscus
Mariko Matsura
Delories Matthews
John Rossetto
Calvin Thornton
23- Jerry Arnoff
Elenor Barker
Jane Bowser
Rebecca Dmitruk
Barb Labarge
Betty Montross
Dianna Untener
24- Bruce Bandy
Carol Hency
Jerry Keeton
Robert Marshall
30- Margaret Archer
James Baird
Carol Hoffman
Marie Little
Betty Morgan
James Ricca
Margaret Rossetto
Rosella Smith
Marion Steeber
Helen Vaillencourt
31- Rusty Estlow
Tom McAllister
Clifford Smith
Volunteer Today!
Friendly Visitor Program
The Friendly Visitor Program needs a few
good volunteers to
socialize with homebound seniors in their
home. Isolated seniors love to spend
time with a friendly
visitor reading, helping write letters, playing games or just
talking. The pay is
fantastic – smiles
and hugs! Call Marilyn Hauger at
Outreach Services Department is
looking for a nurse to volunteer on
Tuesdays once a month from
10am-1pm. Please call Marilyn at
We are looking for “lunch time
hosts”. Take money and sign in
participants for lunch, greet new
people and have them fill out nutrition papers. You get your lunch for
free! Call Maureen at 248-6829450
If you love to cook and would like to
make soup and/or sandwich fillings
for our Bistro Snack Bar, we will
work around your schedule.
Please call Maureen or Mary D.
Newsletter Volunteers
The next mailing date will be Wednesday,
March 19. Please join us at 8:30 a.m. Donuts &
coffee provided.
Senior Center Advisory
The Advisory Board is a group of senior volunteers who are dedicated to assisting in the
future direction of the Center. The group’s input
and ideas are valued by staff when considering
changes, additions or deletions of programs that
are offered at the Center.
All Senior Center members are welcome &
encouraged to participate! The Committee Chair
is Dennis Griffin. New members and visitors are
always welcome! The next meeting is scheduled
for Wednesday, May 14, 10:00 a.m.
Visit Our Gift Shop!
Waterford Senior Center.
Open Monday—Friday
10:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
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A Special Benefit for Encore Adult Day Service,
Outreach & Senior Specialized Services
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
Silent Auction & Appetizers - 5:00 p.m.
Dinner by Bon Appetite` - 6:15 p.m.
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R.S.V.P. - Limited Seating
This event will be sold out quickly.
Tickets - $65.00 p.p.
Sponsorships Available
Waterford Senior Center
3621 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328
Permit # 2
Waterford, MI
Waterford Senior Center Staff
Thomas Wiseman
Erin Asdell
Adult Day Service Supervisor
Maureen Margraf
Program Supervisor
Nutrition Supervisor
Mary Donnelly
Customer Service/
Transportation Supervisor
Donielle Fidler
Auxiliary Services Supervisor
Mary Hyde
Outreach Services Supervisor
Adult Day Service Supervisor
Donna Shoemaker
Office Assistant
Vicki Jonescue
Jim Allen, Denny Miller, Ken
Goldsworthy, & Kathy Katchka
Van Drivers
Marilyn Hauger
Outreach Assistant
Toni Weddle
Theresa Buccellato
Food Service Assistant
Encore Adult Day Service
Mary Flynn, Steffie Hager,
Michelle Mueller, Teresa Ogg,
& Janet Proctor
Encore Aides
The Senior Center will be closed when the
Waterford School District closes due to inclement weather.
Time to Renew Your
Check the date on your address
label to see if your membership
is up to date. Thank you for your
Meet & Greet for
New Members
Take a tour, ask questions, and
meet other new members on
Monday, March 24, 1:30-2:30
p.m. Refreshments served.
RSVP at 248.682.9450.
The Waterford Senior Center
Newsletter is published bi-monthly.

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