Canton Club 55+ Prime Times eNewsletter
Tai Chi and Dance Benefits

Study Shows Tai Chi & Dance
Benefit the Brain in Older Adults




Exercises that engage the mind and body improve memory and other measures of cognitive function. When it comes to taking care of your brain and your body as you age, study suggests you may want to consider adding a dose of ballroom dancing to your health regimen. A new meta-analysis published in December 2018 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that older adults who participate in mind-body exercises can actually show improvements in several important aspects of brain function, such as memory, verbal fluency, and learning.

Exercises such as Tai Chi and dance, are beneficial for improving global cognition, cognitive flexibility, working memory, verbal fluency, and learning in cognitively intact or impaired older adults. Moderate intensity (60 to 120 minutes of mind-body exercise per week) is recommended as the optimal dose for older adults.

Condensed version from: EVERYDAY HEALTH


Canton Club 55+

Special Events & Activities


Movie "Crazy Rich Asians"
Wednesday, February 13, 1:00 p.m.
Rated PG-13: Drama/Comedy. Register by February 11.
Fee: $1M/$2R/$3NR   Activity Code: 7470.239
Sponsored by Regency at Canton.

Bingo
Wednesday, February 20, 2:30 p.m.
Join us for our monthy Bingo games. 
Fee: $1M/$1R/$2NR   Activity Code: 7450.205
Sponsored by American House.

Let's Get Creative - Edible Roses
Thursday, February 21, 2:00 p.m.
Create a beautiful bouquet and leave with an edible creation. Register in person only by February 18.
Fee: $4M/$5R/$6NR   Activity Code: 7420.204

Wii Bowling Banquet
Monday, February 25, 12:00 p.m.
Celebrate the end to a wonderful season! Enjoy lunch and prizes. Sponsored by Heartland. Register by February 18. 
Fee: $5M/$6NR   Activity Code: 7470.254

DIA Permanent Collection
Thursday, March 7, 12:00 p.m.
Enjoy this special guided tour of the DIA Arts Collection. Register by February 28.
Fee: $4M/$5R/$10NR   Activity Code: 7470.135


Classes & Workshops


Little Stitches of Hope
Tuesday, February 12, 9:00 a.m. 
Help to cut and sew dresses out of pillow cases for the children of Central Africa. Supplies and directions provided. Donations always welcome. 
Fee: Free    Activity Code: 7420.208

Safe Money Retirement Solutions
Tuesday, February 19, 12:00 p.m. 
Learn how to maximize social security, wealth accumulation, asset protection, annuities, and wealth transfer. Register before February 12.
Fee: Free    Activity Code: 7440.279

Computer 1on1
Thursday, February 19, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Looking for assistance with your laptop, smart phone, or tablet? Club 55+ is partnering up with the Canton Public Library to offer 30 minute Q&A appointments with a librarian. Register for an appointment time. Come with your device and questions.
Fee: $1M/1R/$2NR   Activity Code: 7440.212

Alzheimer's Disease
Wednesday, February 20, 10:30 a.m.
Do you have questions about Alzheimer’s disease or dementias? Kelley Fulkerson will be here to answer questions and talk about the basics of Dementia. Presented by Huron Valley Pace.
Fee: Free    Activity Code: 7440.211

Blood Pressure Screening
Please check back in March for this screening service by calling Canton 
Club 55+ at 734/394-5485.


Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendars

  • February 8: Pickleball CANCELLED
  • February 15: Pickleball CANCELLED
  • February 18: Beginner Pickleball moved to 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Trips

A variety of Day Trips and Overnight Trips are available. Please pick up a printed copy of the Prime Times or contact the Club 55+ desk for trip offerings. You may also check monthly online for upcoming trips.


Upcoming Events

March 5, 10:30 a.m.: Mardi Gras/Paczki Day
March 6, 7-9 p.m.: Soap Making: All Natural
March 13, 12 p.m.: St. Pat's Party
March 14, 5 p.m.: Social Night Out: Wine Making
March 19, 7-9 p.m.: Soap Making: Lip Balm
March 27, 1 p.m.: Movie: TBA
March 29, 8:30 a.m.: Billiards Tournament

For more information and questions

Call Canton Club 55+ with any questions at 734/394-5485.

For additional information on Clubs, Groups, Sports, and Trips; visit www.cantonfun.org and select 55 Plus under the top Programs tab or call Canton Club 55+ Front Desk.

Reminder: If you have changed your phone number and/or email address recently, please notify the Canton Club 55+ desk so we can update your profile. Without phone numbers and email addresses, we are unable to contact participants if a program is cancelled. Thank you!

Programs/Events/Activities are subject to change without notice.

Canton Club 55+

Located inside the Summit on the Park
Parkview Room
46000 Summit Parkway
Canton, MI 48188
734/394-5485  www.cantonfun.org

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