The VAAA

The Verona Area Active Adults partners with the Verona Senior Center to offer activities and services for Verona adults.

Activities and Programs for Everyone

We have activities and programs for every interest.  Check   us out.

Staying Active

We offer classes and activities that promote staying as active as we can.

Socialize at the Verona Senior Center

Have lunch, play cards, take a class at the Verona Senior Center.

Calendar

There is always something happening at the Verona Senior Center.  Take a look at the calendar and find a new activity that yhou will enjoy!

News from the Center

Community Chili Supper with Santa Claus - December 2. We host this community event sponsored by the Verona Chamber of Commerce and the Fire Department. We need lots of volunteers; we need you to bring a treat to share See Chronicle or call the Center for details.

"Kat Trio" returns to the Senior Center December 9 at 12:30.

New Year's Celebration with the Al Anderson Jazz Band" December 30 at 12:30- Sign up for lunch at 11:45 or just come for the music

Starting January 3 - Special PLATO Class - My Drugs: Finding and Understating Clear and Reliable Information on Medications More information in December Chronicle and in the Center.

New Class - Functional Fitness MELT For persons with physical limitations such as using a cane, walker, or wheelchair or those with severe back pain. Class begins January 11 Come to a free demo session of this class and the ongoing MELT class on December 7 at 10 am.

NEW - Pegs and Jokers Now playing Wednesdays at 9 am.

NEW GAME - Mahjongg November 8 and 29 at 10; starting in December on Mondays.

Morning Coffee Hour Come for coffee and treats at 9:00 am every weekday morning at the Senior Center.

Regular Weekly Activities
* Adult Coloring - Monday at 10:30
* Wii Games - Monday 12:30
* Poker - Monday 1:30
* Euchre - Tuesday 1:00
* Bocce - Wednesday 9:30
* Bridge - Wednesday 12:45
* Mexican Train Dominoes - Wednesday 1:30
* AA Meeting - Thursday at 1:00 * 500 - Thursday 1:30
* Bingo - most Thursdays at 12:30
* Walk for Exercise - Most Fridays at 9:00


Affordable Fitness Classes for Persons of All Abilities We offer a variety of fitness classes. Call 845-7471 or click on the "Activities" tab above for details.

Literature Lovers Book Club On 2nd Wednesday of month at 12:30 we have book discussion led by Maggie Heckelsmiller of the Verona Library.

New: Low Vision Support Group Fourth Tuesday of month at 10:30

Thursday Game Night (with Pizza on the first Thursday) Call the Center (845-7471) and let them know how many slices you want. $3 per slice.

We Are Eager to Hear From You Is there an activity or program that you think would be of interest to VAAA or Senior Center participants? Let a Board or staff member know, or click on the “Contact” tab on the web site and send us a note,

SENIOR CENTER SERVICES


Information and Assistance for Seniors,
their Families, and Caregivers.
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New Evening Caregiver Support Group Intended for adult children and other caregivers who are employed or otherwise unable to attend the daytime group.

Volunteer Drivers Are Needed Deliver Meals on Wheels Lunches or help by driving seniors to medical appointments. Contact Alasa at 845-7471 for details.

Club 108 Club 108 at the Verona Senior Center. Club 108 is a program for individuals with early memory loss. The program meets on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM. There is no cost for the Club, but lunch is included during the program for $5. If you are interested in enrolling or have questions, please contact our case manager, Becky Losby, at 845-7471.

Monthly Support Groups The Verona Senior Center offers a support group for persons living with or caring for family members with Parkinson's Disease; Caregiver Support Group; Low Vision Support Group; and a Healthy Living Discussion Group. No registration required and drop in’s are welcomed. Contact Becky Losby (845-7471 for details. Check the Chronicle or the complete monthly calendar on the website for dates and times.

PLANNING AHEAD

December Birthday/Anniversary Celebration December 16. Music by James Kellerman.

Lots of Holiday Music:
"Celtic Harp and Song"
on December 13
Celtic Christmas Carols on December 20
Holiday Sing-along on December 22

Holiday Movie Marathon on December 5
10:00 "Miracle on 34th Street"
12:30 "A Christmas Story"
2:30 "Elf"

Trip to Fireside Christmas Show December 15. Sign up and pay for tickets by November 14

The Verona Area Active Adults is seeking to add one or more members to its Board of Directors. The VAAA serves the Verona Senior Center in many ways. Nominate yourself or suggest someone you think would be a great Board member. If you want more information on the VAAA and the responsibilities of Board members, talk with one of the current Board members. Submit nominations to the VAAA president, Louis Eifert, at the Senior Center.

Movies and Popcorn Too Each month we show several movies on our big screen. See "Event Calendar" above - for this month's movies

Volunteer Opportunities The VAAA and the Senior Center depend heavily on volunteers. The VAAA needs help in organizing and managing events. The Senior Center needs volunteers to help with all of its programs. Volunteering is fun and rewarding, as well as being essential to the Center. Check with a staff member or a VAAA Board member for volunteer opportunities

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