Seniors

Seniors

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The City of Rogers welcomes all seniors and invites them to become an active part of the larger community. 

Come enjoy the delightful performance of The Little Mermaid with a group of others who enjoy the Disney classics! We will visit the Chanhassen on July 16 , for a sit down meal and 2 ½ hour show. We will depart the Rogers Community Room at 10:15 a.m. and return around 4:30 p.m. Payment of $50 provides you with bus transportation, lunch, and the show. Call Liz at 428-0939 to reserve a spot before June 17!

On Tuesday, June 24, the seniors will make a visit to Fort Snelling in Saint Paul. The group will depart the Rogers Community Room at 9 a.m. on bus. You will have two hours to explore the historic Fort Snelling and will also have the option to join a free 45-minute walking tour about the year 1837. This tour starts at either 10:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m.

The bus will depart at 12:30 and head to the Fort Snelling Officers Club for lunch. Lunch is served cafeteria-style with meal options ranging from $7-$10. At 1:30 pm we will depart the Officers Club for Rogers.

Cost: $20 for age 55+ // $24 for age 18-54 // special request for those 17 and under
Reservations: Call Liz 763-428-0939 before June 17

On May 20, from 1-3 p.m. we will have a Cribbage Party at the Community Room! Come meet others who enjoy playing Cribbage while indulging in a variety of snacks. Bring your own cribbage board if you have one. All experience levels welcome! Call 428-0939 with questions. Come for senior dining at noon and stay for the party!

Join us on a day trip to Mystic Lake Casino on Monday, May 19! We will depart the Rogers Community Room at 8:30 a.m., have 5 hours of game time, and depart the casino at 2:30 p.m. Please call Liz at 428-0939 to reserve a spot before May 14. $5 cash will hold your spot on the bus and be handed back to you on the day of the trip.

Read more: Casino Trip

In this day and age of identity theft, we have all become more aware of the threat posed by computer hackers and other online predators. But are there threats that we expose ourselves to by our own financial practices? Mr. Henline will be doing a FREE presentation on 'Protecting Your Assets from Financial Predators' on May 15 at 1 pm at the Community Room. This workshop will expose some myths that people accept as true when making estate planning decisions and help you to identify many of the risks that can cost you money including:

Read more: Henline Law Presentation

Join us on the first Sunday of every month for Jammers at the Rogers Community Room (21201 Memorial Drive). Live music begins at 1 pm and potluck at 4 pm. Bring a food item to contribute to the potluck and enjoy the free entertainment.  On Sunday, April 6 from 1-5 pm we will be hosting Jammers at the Dayton Senior Center: 18461 Dayton Street, Dayton, Minnesota 55327

As a fundraiser for the Rogers Seniors and Veterans Memorial, we are putting together a cookbook that will be sold during this year's Centennial Rockin Rogers Days in June. We are looking for your finest recipes that are from the last century. If you would like to contribute a recipe to our cookbook, please print out a submission form and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or fill out the below form:

Recipe Submission Form

One recipe per contributor please! Call Liz with any questions: 428-0939.

Be the first to know about new Rogers senior events and receive updates via email!   Visit www.notify.cityofrogers.org and select "Senior Announcements" to subscribe to our new email list. For questions, call Liz at 763-428-0939.

2013-senior-dining-food1Our senior dining program support elders by improving their quality of life with nourishment of both body and mind. Two extremely important components of older adults maintaining their independence are social interaction and adequate nutrition.

Often meal planning and preparation become too burdensome to accomplish and the lack of adequate nutrition compromises an elder's health. Community dining settings can provide a welcoming atmosphere to share friendship as well as a well-balanced meal.

Read more: Senior Dining

2013-senior-newsletterThe April newsletter and May Newsletter are available for download.  The newsletters has announcements, activities, and events for seniors of Rogers.  Residents can receive the newsletter in the mail if you are 55 or older,.  Call Irma at 763-428-5767 for more information.

 

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