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Quail Brook Senior Citizen Center September Schedule Announced

625 New Brunswick Rd., Somerset, NJ
(732) 563-4213
Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(Check monthly calendar for schedule updates.)
Bingo Tournament – Every Thursday
Bridge Lessons – Every Friday, 10:30 a.m.
Caram – Daily (East Indian Game Similar to Billiards)
Computer Instruction – Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Advance registration required.
Games (i.e., Scrabble, Dominos, Checkers, Yahtzee) – Daily
Healthy Bones Exercise Class – Monday, 9:15 a.m. (Doctor’s Note Needed for Class)
Line Dancing – Every Friday, 9:30 a.m.
September 1 – Holiday – Center Closed
September 2 – “Put Your Health Where Your Mouth Is: Cooking for the Health of Your Heart” by Alison Napolitano, RD, Shoprite/Wakefern, 10:30 a.m.
September 3 – Flu Clinic Program & Flu Shots with Rite Aid Pharmacy, 10:30 a.m.
September 4 – “Camellia Sinensis: The Aromatic Beverage Known as Tea” by Willow Creek Rehabilitation and Care Center, 10:30 a.m.
September 5 – “Ode To Summer Fun: A Lazy/Hazy Summer Days Concert” with Josie Mescallado, Home Instead, 10:30 a.m.
September 8, 15, 22 & 29 – “Body & Brain Yoga: Learn to Breathe, Relax and Experience Self-Discovery” by Lucy Pagnetti, Certified Yoga & Meditation Instructor, 10:30 a.m.
September 9 & 23 – Chair Tai Chi with Bobbi Joels, 10:30 a.m. (Tai chi is based on shifting body weight through a series of light, controlled movements that flow rhythmically into one long, graceful gesture.  Studies have reported that some participants experience a reduction in pain, fatigue and stiffness and gain a greater sense of well-being.  Regular tai chi can help reduce falls, especially for those with balance problems).
September 10 – “Movement For Life: A Progressive & Unique Way to Exercise Program” by Joanne, 10:30 a.m.
September 10 – “Roadblocks to Moving Forward” – Lunch & Learn Opportunity with Susie Robinson, Certified Life Coach, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
September 12 – “Standing Tall Against Falls” by Caitlin Witucki, MS, Health Promotion Coordinator, Somerset County Office on Aging & Disability Services, 10:30 a.m. (In this program created by the New Jersey Geriatric Education Center, UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, you will learn to determine the risk factors associated with falls, realize how common falls are in older adults, understand the consequences that can occur from a fall, how to maintain a healthy lifestyle in order to reduce your risk of falls and identify what you should do if you fall).
September 16 – “How To Stay Healthy As The Weather Changes: A Community Health Learning Program” by Carole Rocco, RN, Spring Hills Assisted Living, 10:30 a.m.
September 17 – Trip to the Manville Senior Center for the Masters of Swing Event with Entertainment by Jazz Musician, Gordon James, 10:45 a.m.
September 18 – Visit to the Manville Senior Center for “Bees & the Buzz on Honey with Honey Sampling” Program by Cathy Bluming (September is National Honey Month!  Meet Cathy Blumig from Wolgast Tree Farm & Apiary, who will demonstrate how bees make honey.  Taste unique flavors which vary by the bees’ “diet” (i.e., clover, orange blossom, New Jersey blueberry, buckwheat and coffee honey from Mexico).
September 19 – “Somerset County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit: Meet the Newest Member of the Police Force” by the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department, 10:30 a.m.
September 24 – “The Science of Balance and Fall Prevention: Factors, Facts & Free Screenings” with Kessler Rehabilitation Center, 10:30 a.m.
September 26 – “Physical Therapy: Having Endurance, Being Flexible, Strong, Coordinated & Balanced” by the Willow Creek Rehabilitation and Care Center, 10:30 a.m.
September 30 – “Recycling: What Goes In and What Stays Out” by Melissa Harvey, Somerset County Solid Waste Department, 10:30 a.m. (Are you unsure how to tell what you can and cannot recycle? This program will clear up those questions.  Receive a Free Newspaper Recycling Bucket and a Free reusable grocery bag).

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