Northeast Senior Services offers resources and activities to seniors aged 60+, including legal advice, foot care, exercise classes, and workshops. Most services and activities are offered at 2510 Cleveland St. NE (Northeast United Methodist Church). For more information, or to request transportation, call 612-781-5096 or visit www.neseniors.org.
Foot Care Clinic: Nail clipping and other foot care is provided by a nurse from Quality Foot Care. Call NE Seniors 612-781-5096 to sign up/request a ride. Cost: $30. Monday, April 15, 1-2:30 p.m. at 2510 Cleveland St. NE; Thursday, April 18, 10 a.m.-noon at Autumn Woods, 2580 Kenzie Terrace.
Exercise class: Mondays, 1-1:40 p.m at 2510 Cleveland St. NE. Exercise sitting on a chair, standing and balance moves, easy marching, dyna-band strength work. Easy, gradual progression. Just stop by to try out the class; first class is free. Instructor Sara Tufvesson Doure has taught Seniors Staying Fit at Pratt School for 19 years, has a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Fitness, and has been a Personal Trainer since 1983. Fee: Donations appreciated.
Workshops and classes: "Simply Good Eating for Seniors," Mondays, noon-1 p.m. at 2510 Cleveland St. NE. Developed especially for seniors, you will learn about the special nutritional needs of seniors and how to prepare easy, tasty, low-cost foods that can add a little zest to your meals. The course includes 8 classes, taught by an educator from the University of Minnesota Extension. Free; reservations required; call 612-781-5096.
"Nifty Ways to Better Manage Your Medications," Monday, April 22, 1:45-2:30 p.m. Thrifty White Drug has developed a unique service to help seniors take the correct medications at the right times. A research study on this helpful medication system has shown it increases the accuracy of medication amounts and timing for seniors who use it.
NE Senior Housing Tour, Tuesday, April 23; (reserve by April 18 at 612-781-5096). Learn about and look at senior housing options in the NE area. Tour Autumn Woods, Crestview Communities, The Kenzington Condominiums, and Monroe Village. Lunch and transportation provided. (The next tour will be June 13, visiting Meadowood Shores, Chandler Place, Catholic Eldercare and one more senior community.)
40th Anniversary Celebration - Saturday, May 4, 1-3 p.m. Join Northeast Senior Services (formerly North East Senior Citizen Resource Center aka NESCRC) in celebrating 40 years of helping seniors to live independently in the Northeast area. Meet the volunteers involved in the early years of the organization; current and past board members; and current volunteers. A short program will be held. Refreshments served. Location: Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church, 1701 St. Anthony Pkwy.
Free Legal Clinic for seniors (age 60+) with real estate related issues: Individual appointments with a real estate attorney from Lindquist & Vennum to discuss real estate related issues. Call 612-781-5096 for information.