Articles About Yellow Springs Senior Center

  • Calling on dance to fight Parkinson’s

    Each Wednesday at the Senior Center, dance instructor Jill Becker, third from left, works with Paul Graham, second from left, and Kim Korkan, right, who both suffer from Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that causes gradual loss of muscular control and can lead to depression and dementia in its advanced stages. A regular regimen of exercise has been shown to strengthen muscles, improve mobility and have a positive effect on mood. (Photo by Jenn Wheeler)

    Every Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m., Jill Becker, a local dance instructor, meets with a small group of people at the Yellow Springs Senior Center to lead a dance class intended to help participants manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

  • Getting low at the Yellow Springs Senior Center

    Hans Marlette performed on the tuba last Thursday, June 19, at the Yellow Springs Senior Center's Third Thursday Potluck. Accompanying him is pianist Sam Reich, a Senior Center regular. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The low frequencies were favored last Thursday, June 19 at the Senior Center as Hans Marlette treated the gathered to a display of what the tuba can do as a solo instrument.

  • May 6, 2014 primary election: Issue 3 supports village seniors

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    Issue 3, the senior services levy on the May 6 ballot, will, if passed, provide funding to help about 30 older villagers stay in their own homes by ensuring regular meals, homemaker services and visits.

  • YSSC to pick a new director

    When one of two final applicants for the directorship of the Yellow Springs Senior Center is named in the next several weeks, she will be at the helm of a vital organization that is growing beyond its original scope.

  • Yellow Springs Senior Center announces new director

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    The Yellow Springs Senior Center board announced yesterday that Dayton resident Karen Wolford will be the Senior Center’s new executive director.

  • Senior Center Open House focuses on facility

    Senior Center leaders invite the community to an open house this Sunday, Sept. 24, from 2–4 p.m., to look closely at the facility and consider future options. Center leaders, including Director David Scott, shown above, has stated that the center has outgrown its facility.

    The community is invited to an open house at the Yellow Springs Senior Center on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 2–4 p.m. at the center to look closely at the facilities and consider future possibilities.