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Oct
01
2020

Articles About Yellow Springs Senior Center

  • Institutions adapt to COVID-19

    The News spoke with leaders at a variety of local institutions who are adapting to a new normal in the fifth month of the coronavirus pandemic, including the Yellow Springs Senior Center, Friends Care Community, Yellow Springs Community Children’s Center, Antioch College Wellness Center and the John Bryan Center/Youth Center.

  • Advance care planning resources

    The YSSC and the YSCF have compiled a list of resources and organizations that facilitate advance care and end of life planning.

  • Kid Scouts volunteers fight hunger

    About 50 adults and kids took part in last week’s meal-packing event for the Kid Scouts Hunger Van, which took place at the Senior Center Great Room. Pictured above, from left, is Kelley, Sage and Cole Oberg, and Jyoti Miller. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    About 50 adults and kids took part in last week’s meal-packing event for the Kid Scouts Hunger Van, which took place at the Senior Center Great Room.

  • Making dough making bread

    Robyn Weigand, of Blue Oven Bakery, of Cincinnati, sold a variety of leavened pleasures at last Saturday’s winter farmers market in the Senior Center Great Room. (Photo by Kathleen Galarza)

    Robyn Weigand, of Blue Oven Bakery, of Cincinnati, sold a variety of leavened pleasures at last Saturday’s winter farmers market in the Senior Center Great Room.

  • Four new Yellow Springs art shows to host receptions March 15

    Nearly concurrent opening receptions for four new art exhibitions in Yellow Springs will create a mini art stroll experience for visual art lovers wanting to catch them all Friday evening, March 15.

  • Writing workshops to hone Ripples submissions

    Submissions are now open for the Senior Center's literary journal by and featuring local elders, Ripples.

    Ripples, the literary magazine published by the Yellow Springs Senior Center, is seeking new material written by people affiliated with the village and Miami Township.

  • In September, a focus on dementia

    The 18-month-long Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs project is organizing several activities for September, World Alzheimer’s Month. Two of its organizers are, from left, Toni Dosik, and Karen Wolford of the Yellow Springs Senior Center. Not pictured are organizers Kate LeVesconte and Karen Puterbaugh of the Greene County Council on Aging. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When organizers for the Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs, or DFYS, project held a community book read last winter on a book about dementia, they were encouraged by the hardy response.

  • C’mon and dance!

    Celia Diamond beckoned onlookers to join in the fun at the annual Senior Center flash mob dance on Wednesday, May 30. (Photo by Lauren ‘Chuck’ Shows)

    The annual Senior Center flash mob dance on Wednesday, May 30 on Short St drew participants from both the Senior Center and the Children’s Center.

  • A day for community giving

    After collecting $75,000 in a single day last November, an effort to raise money for local nonprofit groups is returning to the village for a second year this holiday season.

  • 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.