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Vol. 2019 Issue No. 7 JULY 2019 Published Monthly
Severe Weather - Be Ready for Anything
Huber Heights Fire Chief, Mark Ashworth, will present important information on preparing for and
responding to severe weather, including tornadoes. He will also show pictures of the damages
from the Memorial Day tornadoes and discuss Code Red, warning sirens, and measures the City
takes to alert citizens and respond to emergency situations.
This is open to the community and will be held at 1p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, at the senior
center. After the recent tornado experience in this area, you may have some questions or
concerns that you never had before and can ask Chief Ashworth.
No need to sign up, just show up so you can learn how to be as ready as possible for future
severe weather emergencies.
LUNCH & LEARN
Vertigo & Dizziness
Do you get dizzy when you get in or out of bed? Do you avoid making quick turns? Does it ever
feel like your body might not stop when you bend forward? How is your balance? Sarah Conover,
PT, MHS, CLCP will be presenting an informative and practical talk on dizziness.
Dizziness and vertigo can be caused by a variety of conditions, many of which can be treated.
This presentation will cover the common causes of dizziness, how to identify something that might
be an emergency, an overview of the treatments available for dizziness and balance conditions,
and what you can expect from treatment.
Sarah is a certified specialist in vestibular rehabilitation. In her practice at Xcel Spots Medicine
she sees almost exclusively those with balance and dizziness problems as well as those with post-
concussion symptoms. She works very closely with the regional ENTs, including those at UC and
OSU, and many local physicians to provide care for many types of inner ear and brain conditions
causing these troubling symptoms.
Sarah received her physical therapy degree from the University of Evansville and her Masters in
Health Sciences from the University of Indianapolis. Sarah’s early professional years involved
rehabilitation of a variety of types of neurological conditions such as stroke, Parkinson’s, brain
injury, and spinal cord injury in various settings.
She facilitates a free, monthly vestibular support group open to anyone with a vestibular
condition. For more information on this you may contact Sarah Conover at 937-890-9235 or at
The Lunch & Learn will be held at the senior center and begin at 12 p.m. on Friday, July 19, with
lunch provided by Danbury Senior Living. Free tickets for members (4 per person with all going to
members) will be issued June 17, non-members July 8. Last day to obtain tickets is July 11.
Danbury offers independent living, assisted living, and memory care and is located in Carriage
Trails at 8001 Red Buckeye Drive.
Hot Diggity Dog! Have fun at the wiener roast on Wednesday, July 31, at 12 p.m. Hot dogs will be
grilled outside and side dishes provided. Dining will be held inside where Jim Mote will be
performing while you enjoy lunch. Cypress Pointe will sponsor this event with the help of MediGold
who will provide the dessert. Free tickets for members (4 per person with all going to members)
will be issued July 1, non-members July 18. Last day to obtain tickets is July 23.
All skill levels can participate in this make and take art project taught by artist, Terri Lynn, from the
Terri Lynn Art Studio and Gallery. You will complete an 9 x12 acrylic painting of an autumn scene;
(see picture on bulletin board). Class will be held 9:30 - approx. 12 p.m. on Wednesday, August
21. The cost is $15 and all supplies are furnished. Please register July 22 - August 19. Class is
limited to 10. If you miss the class, you have the option to make it up at the studio.
To be eligible to participate in center activities and to receive the monthly newsletter, you must be
a current member. Dues are $20 (checks preferred); there is no extra charge for non-residents.
Renewal is due every January. Please make sure that you receive a new membership card when
you join or renew (includes honorary members). Those joining for the first time will receive a
welcome packet (one per family). All are required to sign a general liability waiver.
New members are welcome anytime; seniors must be at least fifty to join and their younger
spouses are welcome to join. Those turning 90 by March 1 are honorary and not charged the
membership fee; however, an application must be on file and updated every January.
Interested seniors may be permitted to visit three times before joining. Dues are reduced to $5
October through December for first-time applicants only with the full renewal fee of $20 due in
LINE DANCE CLASSES
A new eight-week session for members only will start July 18 for both the beginner and
intermediate class. Cost is $20 and due when registering. Please note that refunds are not issued
once the first class is held.
Beginner class is from 9:30-10:30 and the Intermediate class is from 10:45-11:45 on Thursdays. It
is recommended that you have line danced for a least a year before registering for the
intermediate level class.
Men and women are welcome to participate, partners are not needed, and instructor, Rose
Winkler, provides a variety of music and dance steps to make this class interesting and fun.
If you like pizza, then join Courtney from Dayspring from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August
14, for tasty food, entertainment, and prizes! Free tickets will be issued to members starting July
15 (4 per member with all going to members), non-members start August 5. Last day to obtain
tickets is August 8.
Dayspring of Miami Valley, a transitional care facility in Enon, also sponsored the ice cream social
BLOOD PRESSURE & SUGAR
Feel welcome to walk in for the following screening (no fasting required). Open to seniors in the
community. Unavoidable short-notice cancellations may occur at times.
Tuesday: July 9, 11:45-12:45, with blood pressure and sugar checks by The Laurels of Huber
HEARING CHECK UP
The next screening day will be Thursday, July 11. Please call 233-9999 to make an appointment.
Thanks to Butch Redd from the Fairborn Hearing Clinic for this service. A basic hearing screening
is conducted and hearing aids are examined. Minor repairs may be made on site. Open to seniors
in the community.
There is no need to eat alone when you can enjoy a nutritious meal and the company of other
seniors in a casual and friendly setting. The senior center is a site for the congregate meal
program sponsored by Senior Resource. A donation of $2 is suggested from those aged 60 and
up; those under 60 are required to pay $4.65. Lunch is open to the public and served 11:15 a.m.
- 12 p.m. on Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. Milk and/or
water included. Please call 233-9999 by 12 p.m. the day before to make a reservation or to
cancel. A choice of entrée is offered; if you do not indicate a preference, the entrée listed first will
be ordered. Note: no lunch on July 19, 31. Order Friday, July 5, lunch by noon on July 3.
A warm and friendly welcome is extended to our new members
Wayne Hoscheit Marie Jones Roman Kunkel
Pat Stephens Tina Roberts Robert Lonsbury
Mary Bish Claudia Hurd
Membership: 652 as of June 14
New members: please see the receptionist if you did not receive a welcome packet.
Board of Trustees: 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10 (note date and time change).
HEALTH PLANS (One-on-One Counseling)
Free assistance is available by appointment, year-round, at the senior center. You can enroll in a
Medicare Advantage or Prescription Plan whether you are new or previously enrolled or if you are
new to Medicare and have questions. Please bring: Medicare card and any other insurance cards
and your current prescription drugs in a bag (a list is acceptable but actual meds are better). Call
Debbie Marchi, OSHIIP certified volunteer, at 937-477-1881 to make an appointment. Please
honor your appointment time since the volunteer does not live close to the senior center; thank
*Thanks to June newsletter mailing volunteers: Lynn Brown, Lou Brown, Ruth Krupp, Debbie
Lykins, Betty Goard, Gerri Primm, Loretta Cooper, Darlene Slusser, Jim Leek.
*Thanks to Barbara Farina and Sonny Swafford who regularly move tables and chairs on
Wednesdays, to Jim Arcaro and David McLaine for setting up tables and chairs on Tuesdays, to
the line dancers for moving tables on Thursdays, and to the Board who regularly sets up for
socials and other big events. Their efforts make certain activities and events possible.
*Thanks to First Christian Church volunteers for offering their Summer of Service program to
*22 people attended the health foods, supplements presentation.
*Many thanks to all who donated candy for the parade, worked on the parade, and walked/rode in
the parade! Your efforts to represent the senior center are appreciated!
*Liz Gitzinger continues to take care of the front garden with Sonny Swafford assisting with
mowing. The senior center’s curb appeal is now very attractive.
TECH TIPS & NOTARY SERVICE
Do you need help with your computer, tablet, Kindle, eBooks, cell phones, or any of the current
electronic computer devices including games? Drop in from 9:30 -10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July
25, and be prepared with your specific questions; bring your device with you if possible. Please
note that this is not a computer class. Notary service is available as well. Thanks to Marina
Dorado for providing this service.
HELP FOR VETERANS
Are you a veteran than needs help with yardwork, light home repairs, running errands, etc.? Or,
do you know of a vet than can use this type of assistance?
If so, please register at the DAV site and post information about the help you need. Visit https:
If you would like to help a veteran, register on this site as a volunteer (you do not need to be a
veteran to volunteer). As opportunities arise in our area, you will receive an e-mail alert and can
then decide whether you want to reach out to a veteran.
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