Hanahan Senior Center announces new programs

  • Thursday, December 26, 2013

The Hanahan Senior Center is offering new programs for 2014. The center is located at 3100 Mabeline Road in Hanahan, behind Trident Tech.

Membership is open to seniors 54 and older. Visit online at cityofhanahan.com or call 266-0958 for membership information.

Beginning Jan. 6, the Hanahan Senior Center will be offering the following programs:

• Gentle Yoga meets Mondays and Wednesdays 2:45-3:45 p.m. Cost is $3.50 per class.

• Weightlifting Class meets Thursdays 2 – 3 p.m. Cost is $4 per class.

• Beginner Quilting meets the second fourth Friday of the month from 9:30 – 11 a.m. Cost is $4 per class.

• Technology Workshops: learn computer basics, Facebook, digital photography, etc. The workhops meet either Tuesdays or Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. Cost is five workshops for $25.

In addition to new classes, the center also offers classes in Nia, Sit n Fit, and Stretch and Line dancing.

The center is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association.

Alzheimer’s Support Groups will be offered for those with early stage memory Loss on the second Thursday of each month from 1 – 3 p.m. The center will also be offering a caregiver support group at the same day and time, but in a different area. These programs are free and do not require membership to the Senior Center to attend.

The support group is open to anyone caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or related dementia. If you need an in-home care sitter in order to attend this group, learn how to access this service at no cost by calling the Alzheimer’s Association in advance at 800-272-3900.

For information on either of these groups, please call Trish at the Hanahan Senior Center at 266-0958. The groups begin Jan. 9.

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