Shelby Senior Services offers a variety of opportunities to support active lifestyles for building strength.
New Monthly Health Screenings
Personnel from the Shelby County Health Department will perform monthly health screenings in The Horizon Center beginning at 9a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. All seniors are welcome to this free service.
Parkinson’s Exercise & Support Group
This group, open to people with Parkinson’s Disease and caregivers, has the goal to help improve and maintain physical function for any stage of the disease process. Exercise group will be conducted by a Licensed Physical Therapist from Sports Works in collaboration with Shelby Senior Services, Inc. supportive services of Heath and Wellness and Caregiver Support.
Meeting times available by calling 317-398-0127 or in our Horizons Newsletter.
Where: Sports Works at ReNovo
275 West Bassett Road, Shelbyville 46176
Transportation services available through ShelbyGo. Must schedule your ride by calling
Can You Help Us?
The agency offers blood pressure and blood sugar checks to seniors every Friday morning 8:30-9:30a.m. Can you help administer those for us? Call 317-398-0127.
Active Lifestyle Enhance Safety, Socialization
Senior Services offers a variety of opportunities to support active lifestyles for building strength. Fitness programs include:
A movement program supported by the Arthritis Foundation to keep muscles and joints mobile, flexible and strong to keep you Movin’ Along. Alternate work with hand weights, balls, and stretch bands, too. Classes are also held at Charles Major Manor, 102 E. Franklin St., every Monday at 11:30a.m. Everyone is welcome.
Mondays, Chair, 12:30- 1 p.m. Regular Yoga, 1-2 p.m.
T’ai Chi Alumni:
Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Every Friday, 12:30 p.m. for anyone 60 years of age and older at Blue River Bowl, 1601 S. Miller St. Either $2 per game or colored pin bowling at three games for $7.50.
Focus on the lymphatic system. Movement to music with props! Charles Major Manor, 102 E. Franklin St. 11:30 a.m., Thursdays.
Better Choices Better Health:
Do you live with chronic pain a chronic condition, fatigue, or depression and you want to feel better? The “Better Choices Btter Health” six-week self-management workshop, formerly known as “Living A Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions”, empowers people to live well while dealing with conditions like diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, lung disease, and other chronic health issues. You will develop new tools and skills that break the “symptom cycle”, to feel better and do more of the activities you love and enjoy.
Dates being explored for this evidence-based program developed by Stanford University researchers to be held in the Shelbyville Horizon Center, 1:30-4 p.m., include July 8, 15, 22, Aug. 5, 12, 19. More information will be available if interest is shown for the program. Call LuAnn for more information. 398-0127.