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Articles About Yellow Springs Senior Center

  • Film explores caregiving, aging

    The Yellow Springs Senior Center and the Friends Care Community will present the documentary “Care” at the Little Art Theatre on Sunday, May 21, at 1 p.m. Edited by villager Jim Klein, the documentary follows the relationships between caregivers and their elderly patients, as well as the financial difficulties faced by patients and caregivers alike. (Submitted film still)

    Yellow Springs has hosted some weighty documentaries recently, and “Care,” the film showing this weekend at the Little Art, is no exception. And like last month’s village premier of “The Modern Jungle,” which was co-directed by an Antioch professor, “Care” also has a Yellow Springs connection.

  • ‘Ripples’ celebrates village’s elders

    Members of the Senior Center committee putting together ”Ripples,” the center’s annual literary journal by and about seniors, are seeking submissions from villagers. Shown above looking at past issues are, from left, Suzanne Patterson, Karen Wolford, Jane Baker, Fran LaSalle, Marianne Whelchel and Lee Huntington. Not pictured is committee member Sandy Love. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    A diversity of both form and content is the goal of “Ripples,” an annual journal that is “a celebration of elders” in the Village.

  • Community unity powers D.C. Women’s March

    After riding through the night via chartered bus, and deposited in a Washington, D.C., parking lot after sunrise Saturday, Jan. 21, 55 women from Yellow Springs prepared to join hundreds of thousands of people from across the country streaming toward the National Mall for Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington. The bus passengers represented a portion of village residents who particpated in the historic event. (Submitted photo by Lydia, the busdriver)

    Local preparation for last weekend’s Women’s March on Washington may have been as significant for many Yellow Springs women, and for the community at large, as the actual march itself.

  • McKee group honors Wright

    Maria Wright will receive the James A. McKee Association Outstanding Community Service Award on Saturday, April 18. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For her years of dedicated service, the James A. McKee Association will honor Maria Wright with the 2015 Outstanding Community Service Award.

  • 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

    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

    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

    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.