Mission KS
 
50 & Beyond Enrichment

Bridge

Bridge is a game of strategy and skill. Test yours by swinging by SPJCC on Monday afternoons for some friendly contract bridge play. We provide cards, score sheets, coffee and water.

MON: 12:30-3:30pm

$1 • $0.50MDR per person

AARP Smart Drivers Course

Interested in improving your driving skills and at the same time reducing auto insurance premiums? AARP’s Driver Safety class is designed to provide mature drivers with information they can use to protect themselves from crime in parking areas, to avoid serious accidents, and to deal effectively with road rage on the part of others. The course also shows how changes in vision, hearing and physical reflexes can impact driving skills. There are no tests – written or driving. Every insurance company that operates in the state of Kansas must offer a discount to drivers who attend this APPROVED driver safety course. All fees go toward covering class materials. 1-hr lunch break on your own. Registration required - pay in classroom on the day of class. Make checks payable to AARP.

WED/TH: 9:00am-1:00pm (Lunch on your own from 12:00-1:00PM)

October 18 - 19

$20 Non-AARP Mem • $15 AARP Mem

BINGO

B1 .. O73 .. B-I-N-G-O! Everyone loves to win! Refreshments served with 10 games of bingo. Players receive two cards per game. Prizes are gift cards and/or variety gift packs. Give us a call and let us know you are coming; you can always pay at the door.

FRI: 1:30-3:00pm

$4 • $2MDR per person

9/22: Falling Leaves

10/20:   Apples Galore

11/17:   Mickey Mouse

12/15:   Winter Wonderland

Free Blood Pressure Checks

Come by the Adult Lounge on the 3rd Wednesday of each month for a free blood pressure check provided by Vernon Place Preventative Health Chiropractic Clinic. According to the American Heart Association, 76.4 million U.S. adults have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, which is referred to as the “silent killer” because it usually presents no symptoms. High blood pressure can damage your arteries, heart and other organs and increase your risk for heart disease and stroke. Be proactive and stop in for a free check-up!

9/20, 10/18, 11/15, 12/20

8:30-10:30am

Located in the Adult Lounge

 

Senior Potluck

Join us for potluck lunches where we socialize and share stories. It’s easy! Register and bring your favorite food dish to share with the rest of the group. Ages 50 & Older. Pre-Registration requested. It’s Free!!

TUE: 12:00-1:30pm

Dates:

9/5:    Labor Day BBQ

10/3: Fall Delights

11/7: Gobble Gobble

12/5: Soups the Word

The American Stroke Foundation: Next Step Program

Reclaiming Hope. Rebuilding Lives. The Next Step program of the American Stroke Foundation helps stroke survivors take the next step after formal medical care. Because a stroke impacts the brain, the most complex organ in our body, stroke recovery is a complex and lengthy process. Participants can choose from a variety of activities and classes to improve and maintain physical fitness, communication, emotional health and a healthy life style. Participants are engaged with their families and their community and are taking the Next Step to live a quality life after stroke. Pre-registration and intake assessment required. For more information: www.americanstroke.org or call 913-649-1776.

Ongoing Classes M/W/F: 9:30-2:30pm

$70 monthly fee

50 & Beyond Matinee

Lights, Camera, Action! Do long lines and high prices make you frown? We’ll show you quality movies for a low, low price! Popcorn, coffee and water are

provided during the movie.

Do you come to the movie based on how you feel when you wake up or how the weather is outside? Be sure to place money on your account ahead of time - this will make it a breeze for you at the time of registration.

$1 for Members

$2 Non-Members

TUE: 12:30-3:00pm

9/12: The Founder (PG-13)

9/26: A United Kingdom (PG-13)

10/10:   The Shack (PG-13)

10/24:   Gifted (PG-13)

11/14:   The Zookeeper’s Wife (PG-13)

11/28:   Megan Leavey (PG-13)

12/12:   The Lost City of Z (PG-13)

12/26:   All Saints (PG)

Health & Wellmobile

The Kansas City Health & Wellmobile is a consumer health education and wellness screening program designed to promote healthier living among local community residents while providing an opportunity for consumers to receive basic health screenings and services where they work, live, and play. The Kansas City Health & Wellmobile will be at the Sylvester Powell, Jr. Community Center on the second Tuesday of the month providing free and low-cost Health Screenings and Wellness Exams. Some of the services offered include; blood pressure screening, blood glucose screening, hearing screening, heel scan bone density screening, BMI screening, and many more. Stop by the adult lounge to see Rachel Garrison for your wellness screening needs!

TUES: 9:30am-11:30am

10/10, 12/12

SHICK

Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas educates the public and assists consumers on topics related to Medicare and health insurance so they can make informed decisions. Trained counselors will be on site at SPJCC on Fridays for individual appointments. To schedule a free, confidential counseling session with a SHICK counselor, please call Martha Maurin at 913-286-0292.


 

     
     
     
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