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Posted 7/28/21

1070 Cranston St. 780-6000 Diabetes Support Group: Feeling Down? Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 10 a.m. Diabetes affects more than just the physical. It's emotionally taxing and tests our constitution daily. Studies show that having diabetes doubles your risk of

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Diabetes Support Group: Feeling Down?

Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 10 a.m.Diabetes affects more than just the physical. It’s emotionally taxing and tests our constitution daily. Studies show that having diabetes doubles your risk of developing depression. What are the symptoms and how can depression be treated?

Caregivers Support Group

Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 2 p.m.Meets first Wednesday of every month

You are not alone … come and meet others who share your journey as a caregiver. For more information, call Jennifer at 780-6254

HiLo Jack League at the Center

Join us for great and prizes! Ten weekly sessions. Call Kathi for more information at 780-6216.

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Evidence-based programs

Evidence-based programs offer proven ways to promote health and prevent disease among older adults. They are based on research and provide documented health benefits. The following three evidence-based programs are freeand being offered this fall:

Arthritis Exercise Class: A Program for Better Living

A low-impact physical activity that will help you keep joints flexible and muscles strong, sleep better, increase energy and improve your overall outlook. Space is limited. Call 780-6000 to register.

Arthritis Foundation ‘Walk With Ease’ Program

Need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active? Come join our walking group. Three mornings a week we will walk the Cranston High School West walking track. You are not competing with anyone except yourself. You can walk for 10 minutes or an hour. Check in is at 9 a.m. An orientation is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 9 at 10:30 a.m. at the center. To register, call 780-6000.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falling

Many people think that falls are the normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not! Most falls can be prevented – and YOU have the power to reduce your risk of falling. How? Sign up now for our free, evidence-based program “A Matter of Balance.” This four-week fall prevention program is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase your activity levels. Sign up now. Space is limited. To register, call 780-6000.

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Gather and enjoy!

Our Dining Room has opened for hot lunches! Be sure to make your reservations one day in advance by calling 780-6134. Lunch is better when we eat together! Good food … good friends … good times!

Annual Mayor’s Picnic

Food, refreshments and entertainment. Tickets are now on sale. The cost is $3 per person. Call Lisa at 780-6215 to make your reservation. Transportation will be provided from the center.

Cranston Senior Golf Tournament

Includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, continental breakfast, lunch and banquet immediately following play. For more information or to register, call Jane at 780-6220.

Our programs assist, inform, entertain and enrich the lives of individuals 55 years and older.

To learn the latest news from the Cranston Enrichment Center during these difficult times, follow us on social media – Twitter (@cranstonsenior) and Facebook (Cranston Senior Enrichment Center) – or visit www.cranstonseniorcenter.com.

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