North/Eastside Senior Coalition

North/Eastside Senior Coalition
Event on 2012-04-02 00:00:00

Warner Park Community Rec. Center: Bingo 10:30 am Fridays; Euchre 9:30 am & Kings Corners 10:30 am Mondays; Yogacize 10:30 am Wednesdays; Medication review 9:30-11:30 am & 1-2 pm, 4/3; Book Club 10 am, 4/3; Case manager Q&A 10:30 am, 4/3. Lunch 11:30 am, Monday-Friday at Warner (; donation for ages 60+; RSVP by 11:30 am the previous weekday). or 243-5252

When: 04/02/12
Call: 243-5252

More Information:
Senior Dining Site
Warner Park Community Recreation Center
1625 Northport Drive, 243-5252

Guests 60 years of age or older are invited to
enjoy their meal on an anonymous donation basis ( suggested donation). Anyone under 60 is asked to pay the full cost of the meal (). Call by 11:30 am a day in advance for your reservation. This program is funded by Dane County Human Services.

Door to Door Bus Service is available Monday- Friday. Bus reservations can be made when you make your luncheon reservation. Donation: 50 cents each way (Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays) and FREE on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Winter Weather Policy If the Madison Metropolitan School District closes schools due to severe winter weather conditions, the North/Eastside Senior Coalition's office, senior dining site, programs, and activities (located at the Warner Park Community Recreation Center) will be cancelled and closed. School closings are announced on the major television networks and radio stations. We will reopen when the Madison Schools reopen. We apologize for any inconvenience. In the event of inclement weather when school is not in session, please call NESCO (243-5252); a message on the answering machine will announce any closings. For more information, please call 243-5252, Monday-Friday, from 8 am-4:30 pm.

Regular events:

Cards Anyone?
Various cards games are played at the WPCRC senior dining site throughout the month. For more info, call the NESCO office (243-5252).
Euchre Mondays 9:30 am
Kings Corners Mondays, 10 am
Sheepshead 3rd Wednesday, 1-3 pm

Wii Games
10-11:30 am, various days
A volunteer will be at your side to teach you how to play or join our regular players.

Nickel Bingo
Every Friday, 10:30 am (and many 2nd Tuesdays)
Bring your luck down to WPCRC and take home a bag of nickels. Each card costs 5 cents with all proceeds paid out to the winners.

FREE Senior Yogacize Class
Wednesdays, 10:30 am
Increase your strength, flexibility, and balance with chair-based yoga stretches, and breathing techniques. Kripalu Certified Yoga Instructor Carolyn Gantner is sponsored by MSCR.

Blood Pressure Clinic
3rd Tuesday/month, noon-1 pm
The FREE clinic is offered at WPCRC for all ages. Provided by Interim Health Care

Book Exchange Program for Seniors
Become a member of NESCO's new Book Exchange Program. Bring in your used books and exchange them for one you haven't read. The books will be kept in the NESCO office and once you have finished the book(s) you can come back and swap them out for others you haven't read. Book Exchange is open 8:15 am- 4:15 pm, Monday-Friday. For NESCO members only

Free Sewing Service
Bring in your sewing needs and our volunteer sewers will help you out. Senior adults with general sewing needs can bring your clothing articles to the NESCO office between 8 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday. Limit of three articles per month.

Book Club
Tuesday, 3 April, 10 am
Join us as we discuss Zookeepers Wife by Diane Ackerman. Our come pick up our read for May, Reservation Road, by John Schwartz. This story explores the emotional consequences of the death of a 10 year old boy in a hit-andrun accident on his parents and the driver of the car. The book club meets the first Tuesday each month.

Case Manager Q & A
Tuesday, 3 April, 10:30 am
Amy Elske, a NESCO Case Manager, will be on hand to answer your questions and provide you with resources.

Free Medication Review
Tuesday, 3 April;, 9:30-11:30 am & 1-2pm
Tuesday, 17 April, 9:30-11:30 am & 1-2pm
A pharmacist from Mallatts Pharmacy will be on hand at WPCRC to review the medications you are taking and assess if you are at risk for falls or any other adverse drug effect. The review will take up to an hour. You must be 65 or older. Pre-registration is required. You will need to fill out some paperwork beforehand. Contact a NESCO case manager for more details.

Bilingual Bingo, Lunch & Comp. Class
Friday, 6 April, 10:30 am
@ Warner Park Comm. Recreation Center & Vera Court
Come and try your luck at 5¢bingo and enjoy the cash prizes and lunch afterwards at the Warner Park Community Recreation Center. After lunch join us for a Latino computer class at the Vera Court Neighborhood Center. Limited transportation available. Call 243-5252 for more information. Offered in Spanish only.

Card-Making Club
Wednesdays, 11 & 25 April, 1 pm
Help create home-made cards for all occasions. We are looking for volunteers who enjoy making cards. No experience necessary. All proceeds from the sale of the cards go to support NESCO programs and services. The club meets on the second and fourth Wednesday.

African American Seniors Discussion Group
Wednesday, 11 April, 2–4 pm
@ Quaker House/Dining Area (2025 Taft St)
“Calling All Diabetics.” Come and talk about issues and concerns that you are dealing with regarding your diabetes. Collect healthy recipes and easy exercises.

Famous People: James Monroe
Thursday, 12 April, 10:30 am
Join us for an informal discussion on the life and times of James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States. Most noted for his proclamation of the Monroe Doctrine, he was also the last founding father to serve as President

Senior Explorers Club:
UW-Madison Geology Museum Tour
Monday, 16 April, 10 am
The Explorers hit the road again to take a peek into Wisconsin’s deep history. Touch rocks from volcanoes; see corals, and other sea creatures; stand under the tusks of a mastodon; check out amazing mineral, rock, and fossil collections. Bring to pay for the tour and money to buy your lunch. We will carpool from WPCRC. Call 243-5252 to sign up for the tour

Dealing with Dementia
Tuesday, 17 April, 10:30 am
Are you or someone you know affected by dementia? Learn more about how the Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of WI can provide support during this
transition. Porsia Vang, NESCO Intern Case Manager will be presenting about dementia and medications.

Free Movie: J Edgar
Tuesday, 17 April, Noon
Leonardo DiCaprio stars in a detailed biopic exploring the life and career of controversial FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. During Hoover's stint as Director, his penchant for bending the law and using the secrets of high profile leaders to gain personal leverage won him just as many supporters as detractors. Only a few close people knew, that Hoover himself was a man with many secrets.

Senior Prom: Hollywood
Thursday, 19 April, 6:30 pm
@ Black Hawk Middle School (1402 Wyoming Way)
Limited transportation available. Please call Katie for more information.

Low-Vision Group
Thursday, 19 April, 10:15 am
Jean Kalscheur from the WI Council of the Blind will be here to speak to the group. For more information, contact Laura (243-5252 or

Warner Park Photography Walk
Sunday, 22 April, 3 pm @ WPCRC
Bring your camera. Photographer Steve Salt will show you some of his photography work and then he will lead you around the park and point out beautiful views that will make great pictures. Hosted by Wild Warner.

Naval Aviation Museum & the Gulf
Monday, 23 April, 10:30 am
Noreen Maass, one of NESCO’s dining site managers will share pictures and stories from her recent trip to the Alabama gulf shores and the Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola.

Nutrition Education: One Meal Dishes
Wednesday, 25 April, 11 am
Nutrition Educator Joy Fletcher from UW-Extension Dane County will discuss some easy to make, good and healthy one meal dishes.

African American Seniors Diabetes Support Group
Thursday, 26 April, 2-4 pm
@ Romnes Apartments (540 W. Olin Ave)
Dr. Glinberg from the Endocrinologist department with Meriter Medical Group will talk on the link between diabetes and heart disease.

at Warner Park Community Center
1625 Northport Drive
Madison, United States

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