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News at the Cranston Enrichment Center

Posted 7/21/21

1070 Cranston St. 780-6000 Diabetes Support Group: Diabetes & Depression Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 10 a.m. Diabetes affects more than just the physical. It's emotionally taxing and tests our constitution daily. Studies show that having diabetes doubles your

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Diabetes Support Group:

Diabetes & Depression

Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 10 a.m.Diabetes affects more than just the physical. It’s emotionally taxing and tests our constitution daily. Studies show that having diabetes doubles your risk of developing depression. What are the symptoms and how can depression be treated?

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falling

Many people think that falls are the normal part of aging. The truth is, they’re not! Most falls can be prevented – and YOU have the power to reduce your risk of falling. How? Sign up now for our free, evidence-based program “A Matter of Balance.” This four-week fall prevention program is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase your activity levels. Sign up now. Space is limited. To register, call 780-6000.

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Getting enough exercise is often a challenge for people.

The problem for many is that exercise isn’t always the most exciting activity, but solutions, such as Tai Chi and Zumba, can make it different and fun. These are just two of the number of fun exercise classes offered at the center.

Zumba

Tuesdays, 10 to 11 a.m.Fee: $3Zumba workouts feature a series of back-to-back dance moves, and in addition to being really fun, they force your brain to think about what comes next.

Tai Chi

The physical and mental benefits of Tai Chi include: improves balance, helps reduce falls, strengthens muscles in the legs and increases flexibility and stability in the ankles.

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HiLo Jack League at the Center

Join us for great and prizes! Ten weekly sessions. Call Kathi for more information at 780-6216.

Gather and enjoy!

Our Dining Room has opened for hot lunches! Be sure to make your reservations one day in advance by calling 780-6134. Lunch is better when we eat together! Good food … good friends … good times!

Annual Mayor’s Picnic

Food, refreshments and entertainment. Tickets are now on sale. The cost is $3 per person. Call Lisa at 780-6215 to make your reservation. Transportation will be provided from the center.

Cranston Senior Golf Tournament

Includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, continental breakfast, lunch and banquet immediately following play. For more information or to register, call Jane at 780-6220.

Our programs assist, inform, entertain and enrich the lives of individuals 55 years and older.

To learn the latest news from the Cranston Enrichment Center during these difficult times, follow us on social media – Twitter (@cranstonsenior) and Facebook (Cranston Senior Enrichment Center) – or visit www.cranstonseniorcenter.com.

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