OPPORTUNITIES FOR A LIFETIME

Active Generations

Life Long Learning

Become a Boy Scout Mentor Monday, September 8 1:00 p.m. – Room 202 “Learn How to be a Friend, Coach, and Mentor of a Scout Unit: Commissioner Service in the Sioux Falls Area something like “come learn more about the Siouxland ? Boy Scout organization and how you can use your experience and talents to [...]

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AARP SMART DRIVERS ™ COURSE

At Active Generations Tuesday, May 27th – 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Room 202 Or Monday, June 16th 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. – Room202 “For more than 30 years, AARO Driver Safety has helped to keep millions of older drivers safe and confident while on the road. Now you can experience the new AARP SMART [...]

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Britain – Discover the unexpected

Thursday, June 5th 10:30 a.m. – Room 202 Come to an informative seminar on traveling within Britain, details on how to get there, how to travel while you are there, best time to go and information from someone who has been there firsthand. This seminar will be presented by Kristina Wolfe, manager of Travel Leaders. [...]

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Advanced Directives

June 5th 1:00 p.m. – Room 202 An Advanced Directive is a written statement of a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will, made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to a doctor. Come learn more about these important documents and how to [...]

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Inocente Movie

Thursday, June 12th 10:00 a.m. – Sertoma B INOCENTE is both a timeless story about the transformative power of art and a timely snapshot of the new face of homelessness in America, children. Neither sentimental nor sensational, INOCENTE will immerse you in the very real, day-to-day existence of a young girl who is battling a [...]

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Home Safety

Tuesday, July 8th 1:00 p.m. – Room 202 There are many hazards in your home that can cause falls, or other safety issues. Come and learn more from Sanford health on how to look and identify these home hazards and simple fixes, Where to get supplies, Resources for helping people keep their homes safe. Register [...]

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Fly Fishing & Casting

Thursday, July 10th 6:30 p.m. – Sertoma A The Dakota Chapter of Trout Unlimited will offer free lessons in fly casting at Active Generations. Fly rods are most often associated with trout or salmon, but are also very handy when fishing for blue gills, bass, and even Northern Pike or Carp. Using a fly rod [...]

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Active Generations Library News/Updates

To celebrate the coming of spring, check out our featured books! “Peony” by Pearl S. Buck Young Peony is sold into a rich Chinese household as a bondmaid — an awkward role in which she is more than a servant, but less than a daughter. As she grows into a lovely, provocative young woman, Peony [...]

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Project Storykeepers

Tell your life story as a lifelong gift to give to your children and grandchildren Active Generations invites our members or the community to utilize our Project Storykeeper program to record your life stories for your children and grandchildren to have for prosperity. This service is made possible through trained volunteers who walk you through [...]

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Watch our Pool Playing Members in the News!

Our Pool Playing Members in the News!

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Arthritis Foundation Support and Education Group

TBA 12:00 Noon – Sertoma B

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Social Security Administrations’ Questions & Answers

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Howard I. Kossover, Public Affairs Specialist 402 DeMers Ave, Suite 300, Grand Forks, ND 58201 Phone: 888-617-0456 ext. 22700; Fax: 701-772-8622 Email: howard.kossover@ssa.gov Website: www.socialsecurity.gov Q: I am considering use of a heath savings account plan at work. Using one would reduce my taxes but have a secondary result [...]

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Make Fitness Part of your Daily Life!

Even as little as 75 minutes a week of physical activity can extend your life by nearly two years, according to U.S. researchers who found some benefits regardless of body weight. The study by Steven Moore of the U.S. National Cancer Institute and his co-authors also suggests that regular activity would boost life expectancy even [...]

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Sunburn Prevention and Sunscreen Selection

Sunburn Prevention and Sunscreen Selection Sarah Koss, SDSU PharmD Candidate 2014 Sunburns are cause by overexposure to ultraviolet rays that damage the skin. Burns are most associated with UV-A and UV-B rays. UV-B is the most active ray and is responsible for producing wrinkles, skin thickening, and increasing cancer risk. The only therapeutic use of [...]

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Social Services Available

Individual On-Site Services ParaTransit Tickets Tickets available at the front desk: M – F, 8 am – 4:30 pm Blood Pressure Checks with Interim Healthcare 2nd & 4th Mondays from 11 am -1:00 pm Carespan Clinic Tuesdays from 9:00 am – 11:30 am Outreach Services Off-Site Carrier Alert (Postal Program) Call 336-6722 for further information [...]

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Drop-in Activities

Drop-In Activities for May 2014

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Overactive Bladder? By intern for Sara Hicks, PharmD

Overactive Bladder What is overactive bladder (OAB)? OAB is associated with urinary urgency, frequency (greater than eight voiding episodes per day), and nocturia (two or more nighttime awakenings to void). These symptoms may additionally include urge incontinence (feeling the need to urinate and resulting in leaking urine). As a person ages, he or she is [...]

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Active Generations to Help Sioux Falls Humane Society

Help the Sioux Falls Humane Society The SFHS is in need of prescription bottles to hold medications for the animals in their care. You can help by saving your empty prescription bottles, removing the labels and placing them in the drop box in the Active Generations coat room. It’s that easy! Thanks for your help! [...]

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Arthritis Foundation Support and Education Group

Next Meeting to be announced! Active Generations, Sertoma Room

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Vet’s Get Together

May 28, 2014: Courtney Nesheim, Military & Family Support Coordinator “Courage To Call”: Available 24/7 to help military members and their families with simple answers or serious help.

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Everyone has a Story – With Bill Daugherty

Bill Daugherty is – and has always been – a people person. People just seem to like Bill, probably because he has an innate ability to relate to them, whatever their station in life or whatever circumstances they find themselves in. A prime example of that occurred one day when he was giving several judges [...]

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Learn to Knit

Every Wednesday 9:30 a.m., Room 201 The “Knit and Pearlers” knitting club is inviting all members to join their group – they will teach any beginner how to knit or crochet for free! Some yarn is provided; all you need to do is buy your own needles. Come and visit with the club and learn [...]

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