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. 

Monday, Oct 13 from 8:30 am – 3:15 pm

Depart the Rogers Community Room at 8:30 a.m., enjoy 5 hours of gaming, depart the casino at 2:30 p.m. for Rogers. $5 cash will hold your spot on the bus and be handed back to you on the day of the trip. Call Liz at 428-0939 to reserve a spot by Oct 6.

Friday, Oct 3 from 9 am – 2:45 pm

The Arboretum in Chanhassen, MN contains more than 1,100 acres of gardens, tree collections, prairie, woods, and trials. We will depart on the bus from the Rogers Community Room at 9 am and return around 2:45 pm. Cost is $15 for bus transportation and entry to the Arboretum. Tram rides for $5 are available upon arrival. Bring a bag lunch or dine at their restaurant. Call Liz at 763-428-0939 by Sept 26 to sign up.

Tuesday, Sept 30 at 1:00 p.m.

Come join Dr. Sara Frankwick from Fairview Clinics to learn more about Parkinson’s disease and be able to discuss and ask questions as a group. The presentation is at the community room following senior dining; call 428-0976 to order a pork fritter sandwich lunch.

Wednesday, September 10
10 am - 1 pm at the Rogers Community Room (21201 Memorial Drive, Rogers, MN 55374)
Free & open to the public

Mark Your Calendars! The second annual Rogers Senior Fair is coming up!

This is a wonderful one stop shop for older adults to browse all of the products and services available to them in the community!
There will be complimentary refreshments, four educational presentations, at least 8 door prize give-aways, freebies handed out by vendors, and a delicious lunch will be served. We encourage everybody to stop by and enjoy this informational, educational, and entertaining fair!
Lunch: Pulled pork sandwiches, cole slaw and hush puppies will be served from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm for only $4

Free Bus Transportation: Call Judy Hanson before Sept 1 at 763-428-7657 to get signed up.

Presentations:

10:00 am: Staying Strong and Preventing Falls by St. Therese at Oxbow Lake-Falls are the leading cause of injury for adults. Falling is NOT an inevitable result of aging. Join us to learn what you can do to prevent falls and stay strong.

10:45 am: Medicare Decisions Made Easy by Humana-It's as easy as A, B, C and D. This seminar shares information on how Medicare works and things to consider when new to Medicare.

11:30 am: Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning... What Everyone Should Know by Martin & Wagner-Wills, do you need one? Common Misconceptions. Health Care Directives. Estate Planning Tools.

12:15 pm: Healthy Living to 100 by North Community Chiropractic-Learn how people are living longer and with a better quality life. Dr. Seth Richter discusses the various pieces of a healthy life including: exercise, nutrition, stress, sleep, laughter, routine, listening to your body, and a drug-free lifestyle.

Vendors: Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging, WH Security LLC, Humana, Martin & Wagner, Mississippi Shores, TMD Mobility, Legacy of St. Michael, Brain Injury Alliance, Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake, Community Education, CROSS Food Shelf, Rose Arbor & Wildflower Lodge, UCare, Synergy HomeCare, Alzheimer's Association, MN Stroke Association, Eye West Vision Clinic, Northern Community Chiropractic, St. Cloud Driver Improvement Program, Heritage Place, Fairview Clinic, Wellstead of Rogers, Guardian Angels - Elk River & Albertville, American Senior Benefits, Rogers Library, Cub Pharmacy, and the Rogers Seniors.

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.

As a fundraiser for the Rogers Seniors and Veterans Memorial, we collected and compiled over 150 favorite recipes from community members around Rogers. The finished cookbooks will be up for sale during senior dining (Tues-Thurs every week).

If you have questions or need more information to purchase a book please email Liz 

Tuesday, Sept 30 from 9 am - 1 pm (4 hour refresher)

Through St. Cloud State University

Save 10% on your auto insurance for 3 years!

Classes at the Rogers Community Room

Call 1-888-234-1294 to sign up.

 

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 September newsletter is 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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