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60+ Activity Center
20 SE 2nd, Newport, OR 97365
541.265.9617
Peggy O'Callaghan, Coordinator 541.574.5459
Meals on Wheels 541.574.0669
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Hours

Monday 8:30AM − 8:30 PM
Tuesday 8:30AM − 9:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30AM − 6:30PM
Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8:30AM − 5:00PM

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60+ Advisory

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Newport Senior Citizens Association


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Friends of the 60+ Center Fred Meyer Community Rewards (Listed under "The Friends of Newport Senior Activity Center" #85253)


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We're not bragging but the Newport 60+ Activity Center is beyond fantastic!

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Improving the Lives of Older Adults with Arthritis and Chronic Pain

National Recreation and Park Association Recognizes the Newport 60+ Activity Center

NRPA Success Story - 5/16/18

In the state of Oregon, 27 percent of adults 18 years and older have arthritis and suffer from chronic joint pain, stiffness and swelling. Among those 65 years and older, at least 50 percent have arthritis and suffer from chronic pain. For these residents living with arthritis and chronic pain in Newport, OR, the Newport 60+ Activity Center is providing a physical activity program, Walk With Ease, proven to reduce the pain associated with arthritis. Engagement in physical activity is one of several proven strategies to reduce arthritis symptoms.

Click to read the full article.

 

Survey Results

The 60+ Center Advisory board is excited to share the results of the survey of the 50 year old and older residents of Newport and the surrounding communities. Survey Results

 

ZUMBA GOLD NOW OFFERED ON SATURDAY

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Beginning September 1

Monday hours: 10:45 - 11:45 AM

 

 

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End of Life: The Nuts & Bolts

Saturday, September 15, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Caring for a family member or close friend is one of the most important roles you will play. No matter where you are in the journey of family caregiving - just beginning to anticipate a need, helping coordinate a big move or taking care of a family member full time - having a good framework to help guide both you and your loved one will make the process easier. This event is focused for families, friends, individuals and caregivers. Facilitator, Barbara Bush, is an RN with experience in Emergency, Disaster and Hospice settings

 

Rome Amalfi Coast

2019 International Trips Presentation

Canadian Rockies by Train, Rome & the Amalfi Coast

Monday, September 24, 2018

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Ready for an adventure? Please join us for a special presentation by Laura Hernandez from Collette Travel as she goes over information about both once-in-a-lifetime trips!

 

MEMOIR WRITING MADE EASY: PRESERVING YOUR LIFE STORIES

Wednesday September 26 - October 31, 2018

1:30 - 3:30 PM

Please bring writing materials.

Your life matters. You don’t have to be rich and famous to write about it. You have lived life in your own unique way. No one else can tell the stories you can tell, but many people would love to read and hear them. Here’s your chance to save your stories, preserve your memories and share the richness of your life.

Memoir Writing Made Easy is a six-week class for beginning and experienced writers who desire to learn and practice the art of writing memoir in an inviting and supportive environment. We’ll study the elements of creative nonfiction, do a lot of in-class writing and sharing of stories and strive to inspire and encourage your creative storytelling instinct.

 

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Congratulations to Oliver Bart Johnson for rolling his SIXTH PERFECT 300 game in Wii Bowling!!

Awesome accomplishment on Tuesday, August 14, 2018!

 

 

 

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Free Line Dance Classes

Absolute Beginner: Tuesday, 2:15 - 3:00 PM

Advanced Beginner: Tuesday, 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Easy Intermediate, Mondays, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Intermediate, Mondays, 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Advanced, Thursdays, 2:15 - 4:00 PM

Are you looking for a way to stay fit and healthy? Line dancing can give you a great mind-body workout. It improves memory skills by requiring you to remember dance steps and sequences. It can help strengthen bones and muscles, increase stamina and flexibility, improve your posture and balance, and give you the opportunity to socialize at the same time. Come and learn dances like Gypsy Queen, Mamma Maria, Ready to Fly, Skinny Genes, and Waltz Across Texas.

 

NEW - Writer's Lounge

1st & 3rd Tuesday Monthly 6:45 PM - 8:30 PM

Starting October 2, 2018

Working on a novel or short story? Join us at the Newport 60+ Activity Center on the first and third Tuesday each month to work on your masterpiece! This is an unstructured event where you and other writers work and explore your creative thoughts.

 

Silver Sneakers Cardio Fit will be cancelled from October 16 - December 1, 2018. Silver Sneakers Circuit Class will continue as scheduled on Wednesday & Saturday at the Elks Club.