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National Senior Center Month - Discover Yours!

Explore new activities, hobbies, experiences and passions! Your center is a vital community hub that connects people to each other and to valuable services that promote vitality, community and independence. We welcome you to "Discover Yours" and all that BTSS offers! See the Fall Catalog for details of activities throughout the month. 

Join us for a Week of Celebration!

Sponsored by Pomeroy Senior Living Rochester & American House Stone & Elmwood

Monday, September 11
10:30-11:30 AM
Salute to Veterans

Event with Ed Black Jazz Combo.

Tuesday, September 12
10:30-11:30 AM
Music with Jeffrey Cavataio
, a classy modern day crooner with soulful renditions of Sinatra, Martin, Diamond & Manilow.

Wednesday, September 13 
9-11 AM
BT Animal Welfare
visit with staff and animals 10-12:30 PM Self Defense presentation by BTPD.
Thursday, September 14
12-1 PM

Onsite BBQ by American House Stone & Elmwood 100% of proceeds support BTSS! $15 per meal.  Menu Polish Sausage or Hamburger cooked onsite with Pasta Salad, Chips and Oatmeal Cookies. 
1-2 PM Balancing Earth Duo - comedy, trivia, & music.

Friday, September 15
10-11:30 AM
Remembering When
Game show presentation.

We appreciate advance registration. Please call 248-723-3500 or go online to register for any or all of the events!

Thank you to our sponsors Pomeroy Living Rochester and American House Stone & Elmwood.

Lunch & Learn

Join us at the Senior Center for an educational session that includes a light lunch! Please call 248-723-3500 to register in advance. Complimentary BT Resident, $5 Non-Resident. Informational only, no sales.

Peace of Mind    Thursday, August 24   11:30 AM-1 PM
Learn about the value of advance planning, a gift for your loved ones. We invite you to see how advanced planning for your final wishes may shield your family from unnecessary emotional and financial burden. Join us for a light meal and learn more about pre-arrangements, veteran benefits, cremation, burials, green options and more. Educational only; all faiths welcome. Please register by 8/18. Meal and event sponsored by A.J. Desmond and Sons.

Fall Prevention Thursday, September 21  11 AM-12 PM
Learn about the physiological changes within the body that contribute to the risk of falls and the steps that can be taken to reduce those risks.  Please register by Sept. 14. Meal & event sponsored by American House Stone & Elmwood.

Advanced Robotic Technology for the Hip & Knee   Friday, October 6      12:15-1:30 PM  
Meet Dr. Fleischman from Straith Ortho­pedics and learn about over the counter medications, non-surgical treatment options & advanced surgical techniques for the hip, knee & shoulder. Please register by Sept. 9. Meal & event sponsored by Straith Orthopedics.

Veterans Memorial Program Thursday, November 9    11:30 AM-1 PM
Examine the value of advance planning, a gift for your loved ones. Join us for a light meal and learn about pre-arrangements, veteran benefits, cremation, burials and more.  Education for Veterans and spouses on burial benefits and the National VA Cemetery.  Educational only. Please register by Nov. 3. Meal and event sponsored by A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Directors.

Lower Back & Extremity Pain Tuesday, November 14 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Enjoy lunch while we discuss lower back pain and how it can be influenced from issues not only in the lower back itself but also from issues in the thoracic spine (middle back), hips, knees, or ankles.  Basic exercises and Q & A.  Please register by Nov. 9. Meal & event sponsored by Foundation manual Physical Therapy.

Caregiver Support Group

Join us at the Senior Center for an onsite monthly Caregiver Support Meeting

Thursdays     10 AM-11 AM    August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16  
This supportive group for caregivers will help you learn practical caregiving information, get mutual support, learn about your local community resources and find solutions to challenging behaviors. Sponsored by Arden Courts Promedica Memory Care. Please call the Senior Center 248-723-3500 to register.

Companion Cafe

Enjoy welcoming monthly events at the Senior Center for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers, for a shared experience. Together you will enjoy games, music, art and pet activities as well as camaraderie and refreshments. Program content will vary by session.

Wednesdays 1-3 PM   September 6, October 4, November 1, December 6

Call 248-723-3500 or go online to register. Advance assessment, BT residency and registration required. Space is limited. Complimentary program sponsored by Bloomfield Hills Rotary.