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For More Information Call (269) 441-0948
Start the Conversation - Create an Advance Directive
How can your future health- care wishes be honored if no one knows what they are? Creating an advance directive, and more importantly, talking about the kinds of care you want and don’t want will ease the minds of those who love you. Start the conversation. We can help you. Call to meet with and advance care planning facilitator at (269) 441-0920.
Tai Chi for Arthritis
Fridays at 10:30am Kool Family Center
Come and practice this ancient Chinese exercise that offers pain relief through slow, gentle movement. Tai chi will help you focus your mind and is proven to improve balance and reduce stress. Certified instructor. Start anytime, no pre-registration required. This class is offered at no charge to the participant. Call Julie at (269) 441-0948 to learn more.
Monthly Support Groups
Caregivers Support Group
2nd Tuesday, 10-11:30am Kool Family Center
Dementia/Memory Loss
4th Thursday, 2-3pm Kool Family Center
Diabetic Support Groups
2nd Thursday, 1:30-2:30pm Forks Senior Center, Albion
2nd Wednesday, 11:45-12:45pm Trinity Episcopal Church, Marshall
Living With Loss
2nd & 4th Thursday, 3:30-5pm Kool Family Center
Parkinson’s Support Groups
3rd Tuesday, 10-11:30am
1st Thursday, 4:30-6pm Kool Family Center
Stroke Support Group
3rd Thursday, 1-2pm
Aging Well educational programs are free and open to the public. They are held at Kool Family Community Center. A light luncheon is provided at 11:30am followed by the presentation at noon.
To register, call (269) 441-0948.
The Importance of Your Medical Record
Tuesday, August 15
Presenter: Richard Van Enk, PhD
Do you know what health conditions run in your family? Have you talked with your family about your medical history? Sharing this information is important. Join Rick VanEnk, PhD, to learn more about what health information you should gather and share with your family.
Registration is required for this free event.
Call (269) 441-0948 between 8am and 5pm or visit
Creating Connections Through Art
Thursday, August 24 • 2-3:30pm Kool Family Center
Providing an opportunity for persons with dementia or a related diagnosis to explore their creative side in a safe environment at no cost to the participant.
Caregivers are not required to stay but are welcome to join in a supportive role.
Space is limited. Reserve a seat. Please call (269) 441-0957.
Senior Fitness and Fun at Convenient Locations in Calhoun County
Senior Fitness and Fun is a FREE weekly, one-hour health and fitness program funded by the Calhoun County Senior Millage for adults 60 years of age and older. Chair exercises focus on stretching, flexibility, balance, and building strength. Our nurse will be available to answer your health questions, provide blood pressure, blood sugar and pulse/ox screenings, and make referrals to community resources.
Kool Family Community Center 10:30am Clarence Township Hall 10:30am Tekonsha Community Hall 10am Hickory Hills Village 10am
Mon, Wed Monday Tuesday Tuesday
Albion Forks Senior Center 1pm NHBP Reservation 11am Trinity Episcopal Church Marshall 1:30pm Albion Forks Senior Center 11am
Tuesday Wednesday Wednesday Thursday
Christ UMC/Urbandale
Battle Creek Eagles #299
Homer Presbyterian Church
Village of Mill Creek
Cherry Hill Apts.
Athens Township Hall

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