Resource Center on Aging
The Resource Center on Aging is sponsored by University and St. Joseph hospitals; most activities are at the hospitals, in the community and at the center office in Daniel Village on Wrightsboro Road; activities include bridge, bingo, crafts, health and informational seminars, exercise classes and trips.
Note: Reservations required for events; 733-7262 or (800) 413-6652 to register and for times for events; membership ($10, includes prescription discount) required.
EXCURSIONS: Cape Cod, Mass., Sunday-Oct. 19, $660; Halloween at Myrtle Beach, S.C., Oct. 23-25, $225 double, $255 single, $200 triple, $180 quad, featuring a performance of Halloween on Ice.
HEALTH SCREENINGS: Blood pressure, glucose and stroke-risk appraisal; 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Daniel Village.
HEIGHT, WEIGHT AND NUTRITION: 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays, Daniel Village.
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE SCREENINGS: 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Daniel Village.
HEARING TESTS: Wednesday, Hearing Aid Associates; by appointment only.
SEWING FEST: 10 a.m. Friday, Daniel Village Activity Room; refreshments.
THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE: Tuesday, Oct. 23, Daniel Village; $15; by appointment only.
LET'S HAVE A PARTY! 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, Daniel Village; with Lisa Crosby and Marsha Peebles.
CUTTING EDGE PROCEDURE FOR TREATING CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, University Hospital cafeteria Conference Rooms 1, 2 and 3, 1350 Walton Way; with Dr. G. Leslie Walters; free breakfast.
IT'S THE THOUGHT THAT COUNTS: 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 26, Daniel Village Activity Room; bring sack lunch and pair of scissors.
Classes and activities offered by Senior Friends of Doctors Hospital include chair exercise, bridge, pinochle, canasta and health and educational programs; most activities at Doctors Hospital Medical Office Building No. 3, 1305 Interstate Parkway; $15 a year, open to anyone 50 or older; reservations required; 651-6716.
AARP 55 DRIVE ALIVE: Driving course for seniors; noon to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday; $10; reservations and advance registration required; 854-0800.
Activities for senior citizens offered 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays at Shiloh Comprehensive Community Center, 1635 15th St.; activities include bridge, spades, pinochle and sewing, arts and crafts and wellness programs; home-cooked meals served 1 p.m. Monday-Friday for minimal fee; 738-0089; www.shilohcenter.org.
Activities and lunch for those age 60 and older, Fairview Presbyterian Church, 1101 Carolina Ave.; 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; activities include singing, Bible devotions, bingo, arts and crafts and exercises; sponsored by Aiken Area Council on Aging; 279-6441 or (803) 648-5447.
Leisure activities, classes, seminars and exercise sessions are offered weekdays at the Senior Center, 535 15th St.; (706) 826-4480, Ext. 351.
AARP CHAPTER 266 MEETING: 2-3 p.m. today; with Augusta-Richmond County Commissioners.
GERIATRIC MASSAGE CLINIC: 9 a.m. to noon Thursday; free; by appointment only; 826-4480, Ext. 361.
OKTOBERFEST BUS TRIP: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, Alpine Village, Helen, Ga.; $39 members, $43 nonmembers; registration required by Friday; 826-4480, Ext. 351.
INVESTMENT CLUB MEETINGS: Astute and Turning Point groups; 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25.