Medicare Basics — Education classes and seminars are scheduled throughout the year covering topics of insurance interest, such as Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Supplemental Insurance, and prescription drug plans.
AARP Provides Safe Driving Classes – These courses will provide a review of driving skills and techniques, as well as strategies and tips to help you adjust to normal age-related physical changes that may affect your driving ability. By taking these classes, you will receive a discount on your auto insurance. Cost is $15 if you are an AARP member and $20 if a non-member. Bring a sack lunch. The class will be held at the Senior Activity Center, 216 E. Stephenson St., Freeport.
Foot Clinic – Doctors from Illinois Institute of Foot and Ankle Podiatry come to the SRC to assist with clipping toenails and basic foot care.
Yoga and Fitness Classes – These are held at the Senior Activity Center on Wednesdays from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. for 1 hour and 15 minutes of fun and exercise at all fitness levels taught by Dr. Julie Smith. Class will incorporate stretching and strengthening.
Tours – An American Classic Tours Book for 2020 will be available soon at the Senior Resource Center. Stop in, and pick one up to plan your tours for the year.
Cards and Table Games – Such games are held at the Golden Meals Center, 524 W. Stephenson Street (Crum & Forster Bldg., lower level) in Freeport: Mondays 12:45-2:45; Hand & Foot: Wednesdays 8:45-11.
Bingo & Book Club – Bingo is followed by Book Club every third Wednesday of the month at the Senior Activity Center, 216 E. Stephenson St., Freeport. Free bingo starts at 1 p.m. with refreshments and prizes while the pages starting turning on Book Club at 3 p.m. The Book Club is held in cooperation with the Freeport Public Library.
Memory Cafe — This group for people with mild to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and their care partners meets monthly at the Senior Activity Center, 216 E. Stephenson St. It includes discussions and activities the two can do together. Contact the Activity Center at (815) 235-9777, ext. 258 for details.
Table Tennis – It’s held at St. John’s UCC Church, 1010 S. Park Blvd., Freeport on Tuesdays 9-10 a.m.
Piano Class – If you are interested in learning to play piano, classes are being held Wednesdays at 1 p.m. at the NICAA Golden Meals site, 524 W. Stephenson. Classes include both individual and group instruction. The cost for the class is $30 for six weeks. Please call Mary Heffner at 815-233-1756 for more information or to join.
Book Club – Calling all readers! Enjoy this monthly book club held at the Senior Activity Center at 216 E. Stephenson St. The club meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. The book can be reserved by contacting the SRC. Please call the SRC for more information.