Virtual Event Descriptions

Current Events Discussion Group & COMPANION CHATS (60+)

What in the world is going on? This 45-minute program supports all forms of connectivity including landline. The time slot is dedicated to truly connecting seniors to each other and to their local communities. Here we will have senior center directors, managers, agency leaders, department heads and municipality leaders joining our conversations keeping us connected to the world around us. Sometimes we will discuss community events, other times we will address events directly effecting you and your wellbeing.

Let’s Get Moving: Exercise Class (60+)

Join us for a strength and cardio exercise class. This class will test your strength and workout all the muscles in your body from your head to your toes!

Mental Break: Game Time (60+)

It’s no secret that people shy away from taking time off to relax and have fun. Before you push yourself to the edge of burning out, join us for a quick game. We guarantee you will have a blast.

Mental Caffeine: Brain Games (60+)

Banish morning fatigue by get your brain running with some fun mental games. You will feel more awake and revitalized than you normally do. Your your mind and body will thank you the entire day through.

Get Smart: Presentation
  • HEALTHIER AT HOME WITH BRIDGET
    • Join us for a presentation on being healthier at home with Bridget Lackey from Mercy Health. Bridget will teach you all about the many ways to be healthier at home. This presentation comes with a free book all about being healthier at home, the book will be mailed to your home at no cost to you!
SHARE YOUR STORY – SILVER EDITION

This is your time to share among peers a sampling of your own life story. Those treasured memories, family traditions, joys, heartaches, real life experiences we’ve all endured. Aging creates a wealth of knowledge and plateful of rich stories begging to be shared. Join us for just one life story and you’ll be hooked!

STRESS LESS

Join us and learn how to stress less during this relaxing exercise with Steve!

Support Groups
  • CAREGIVERS UNITE: MENTAL CAFE
    • Are you a caregiver? Join us for caregivers unite presented by Doug Doyle from Direction Home of Eastern Ohio!
TRAVEL THE WORLD – VIRTUAL TRAVEL TRIPS

Join local, national and international travel providers as they take us away on virtual tours to sights unseen. We will also explore museums, zoos and popular places of interest. Passports not required.😊

 


Exercise Classes
  • BALANCE EXERCISE CLASS
    • Join us for a balance exercise class with Steve Pelton! This class will include a variety of sitting and standing exercises that will all help to improve your balance. All you will need to participate in this class is yourself and a chair!
  • CHAIR YOGA WITH DORIS
    • Join us for chair yoga with Doris Bullock, be prepared to be stretched out and relaxed during this chair yoga class!
  • CHAIR MEDITATION & YOGA W/SOLON SENIOR CENTER
    • Join us for chair meditation and yoga with Solon Senior Center, this class involves gentle seated and standing stretches. The varied postures are designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of motion, while establishing mindful awareness of body and breathing!
  • LINE DANCING
    • Join us for line dancing where Alyssa and Mia will teach you different line dances throughout the ages, from the electric slide to the cupid shuffle. You will learn 3 line dances during each class, each dance will be explained without music first. Once you feel comfortable with each move everyone will dance along to the music together!
  • MONAVATION CHAIR EXERCISE WITH MONA
    • Join us for the MONAvation chair exercise class, and let Mona Mangiarelli from Ohio Living motivate you to reach your fitness goals. This may be a chair exercise but do not let that fool you, it is not easy. This exercise class is great for people of all ages who simply want to get a good workout. All you will need to participate in this class is yourself and a chair with no arms!
  • TAI CHI WITH SOLON SENIOR CENTER
    • Join us for Tai Chi with Solon Senior Center, this class consists of a series of gentle movements done in a slow, focused manner to help reduce stress, increase flexibility & improve balance!
Games
  • FAMILY FEUD
    • Join us for a game of family feud, for family feud you will be split up into 2 teams. One member of each team faces the other in a face-off as the host reads the question off the game board. The team that buzzed in with the correct answer receives control of the board and has the option of playing or passing control to the other team. The team that has the control tries to reveal all of the correct answers to the question before receiving three strikes. If the team receives three strikes without clearing the board, control is passed to the other team. The team that now has the control is able to give one answer in the hopes that it is found on the board.
      • If it is, points are added to the team’s score.
      • If not, the other team gets the points.
      • Points are collected as each team finds its answers to the question on the board. Each team tries to collect the most points. The team with the most points wins the game!
  • JEOPARDY
    • Join us for a game of jeopardy, jeopardy can be played individually or in groups. The person or team who is up first will pick the category. The host will then click on the chosen box for the question. Individuals or teams must give the answer in the form of a question before the time runs out. The host will then click the box again to reveal the correct answer. If the person or team is correct, they are awarded the point value of the question. Continue until all questions have been answered. The team with the most points wins!
  • MUSIC BINGO
    • Join us for music bingo and get the chance to be the lucky winner of a $10 prize. We will send you your very own virtual bingo card which can be downloaded to your device and used and a typical bingo card. We will play about 30 seconds of a song and you will then be given the chance to guess that song title. A variety of different music will be played from country to rock and roll. If you do not know the song that is okay, we will give everyone the bingo number that corresponds with the song and you can mark it off if you have it!
  • NAME THAT TUNE
    • In this game we will test how well you really know your music. We will play about 30 second of a song and you will have to write down the name of the song if you know it. There will be 20 songs each worth 1 point each, we will finish with a final challenge song worth 3 points. Whoever has the most points out of 23 at the end will be our lucky winner of a $10 prize!
  • PICTIONARY
    • Join us and challenge your friends in a game of Pictionary. This is the first time you will not need a pencil or a piece of paper to play Pictionary. All you will need is yourself and your electronic device, we will be playing Pictionary using the white board function to share our drawings through Zoom. We will split you up into 2 teams, one person from each team will take turns drawing an image that will be privately sent to them. While they are drawing the rest of the team will have to try and guess what it is they are trying to draw. If the team guesses it correctly they will receive a point, the team with the most points at the end of the game will be the Pictionary champs!
  • PUZZLES WITH FRIENDS
    • Join us and challenge your friends to see who can finish the puzzles the quickest. We will break everyone up into 2 teams, each team will compete to see who can finish their virtual puzzle first. Once the winning team has finished they will then have the opportunity to join in with the other team to help them finish their puzzle, so that everyone has the chance to see their completed puzzle masterpiece!
  • TABOO
    • Join us for a game of taboo; a think fast, talk fast, game where saying the wrong thing could make you lose the game. Get your team to say the word on the card without using one of the five taboo words listed on the card. The Taboo cards have two sides in case you get too advanced. Get your team to say your word and get a point. The team with the most points wins. Test your fast talking skills and see how your team does!
  • TRIVIA
    • Test your knowledge and join us for a game of trivia, where different categories are chosen every week. It could be anything from sports to history so we hope you know your stuff. There will be anywhere from 20 to 50 questions each worth one point. Whoever has the most points at the end will be the lucky winner of a $10 prize!
  • WHEEL OF FORTUNE
    • Join us for a game of wheel of fortune, just as on the TV program, play against two players (or one), try your luck on the wheel, earn as much money as possible and solve word puzzles. The only thing we’ll be missing is the lovely Vanna White!

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