Payson Regional Senior Circle

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Rim Country seniors have a wonderful array of activities and services available to them at the Payson Regional Senior Circle.

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Staying active is said to be the key to a happy and healthy retirement — so laugh and dance at every opportunity. Take a ballroom dancing class at the Senior Circle.

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Members of the Payson Regional Senior Circle get a variety of health and enrichment benefits. One of the benefits is a weekly program for checking blood pressure. This is held Thursday mornings, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The Payson Regional Senior Circle is part of a national, nonprofit organization committed to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and older. When you join Senior Circle for just $15, your annual membership offers a generous selection of valuable discounts, activities and events, exercise and wellness classes, a chapter newsletter and national publication subscription, in-hospital privileges, reciprocal privileges and much more.

The Senior Circle Mission

The Senior Circle’s mission is to encourage the healthiest, most active lifestyle possible through meaningful education, wellness, health, volunteer opportunities and social activities at our hospital and throughout the community, while providing a forum for fellowship, valuable member-only discounts and privileges.

The Senior Circle program represents our commitment to meet the needs of seniors by providing them with opportunities to continue to live the healthiest, most fulfilling lives possible. It is our goal to offer seniors in our community an outlet where they can participate in activities and share common interests with other seniors, while at the same time promote health and wellness.

Those who are 50 years of age or older are welcome to join the Payson Regional Senior Circle. The facility is at 215 N. Beeline Highway, Payson and is part of the Payson Regional Medical Center operation.

Local Membership Benefits

• Dedicated Senior Circle adviser

• A subscription to our quarterly

chapter newsletter

• Free calendar of events

• Free monthly activities

• Free exercise classes

• Free educational lunch and learn

program

• Discounts at area shops

• Day and overnight travel

opportunities

• Free Notary Public

• Free copying and faxing

• Holiday parties

• The opportunity to participate on our

volunteer committees

• Complimentary private room upgrade

during your hospital stay when

staffing and availability permits and

more ...

National Membership Benefits

• Senior Circle national Web site

• Subscription to Senior Circle’s

national publication

• Toll-free member services line

• National travel program

• Prescription discount

• Hearing care discount

• Vision care discount

• Emergency response discount with

ADT

• National car rental discounts

For More Information

For information on membership or other questions, contact the Senior Circle adviser at (928) 468-1012.

The Senior Circle has both regular and special events throughout the year. Among the programs planned for the balance of 2009 are the following:

October

• Bridge, Oct. 28, 1 to 3 p.m.

• “New Hope” Grief Support, Oct. 28,

3 to 4:30 p.m.

• Blood Pressure check, Oct. 29,

9 to 10 a.m.

• Tai Chi class, Oct. 29, 9 to 10 a.m.

• Crafts, Oct. 29, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Feeling Fit Exercise class, Oct. 30,

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

• Line Dance, Oct. 30, 11 a.m. to 12:15

p.m.

• Ballroom dancing, Oct. 30, 1 to 2 p.m.

November

• Knitting/Crochet Group, Nov. 3,

9 to 11 a.m.

• Digital Camera class, Nov. 3,

9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

• Beginning Ballroom Dance, Nov. 3,

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

• Bridge, Nov. 4, 1 to 3 p.m.

• “New Hope” Grief Support, Nov. 4,

3 to 4:30 p.m.

• Blood Pressure check, Nov. 5,

9 to 10 a.m.

• Tai Chi class, Nov. 5, 9 to 10 a.m.

• Crafts, Nov. 5, 1 to 3 p.m.

November continued

• Feeling Fit Exercise class, Nov. 6,

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

• Line Dance, Nov. 6, 11 a.m. to 12:15

p.m.

• Ballroom Dance, Nov. 6, 1 to 2 p.m.

• AARP Driver Safety class, Nov. 7, noon

to 4:30 p.m.

• Tai Chi, Nov. 9, 9 to 10 a.m.

• “New Hope” Grief Support, Nov. 9,

3 to 4:30 p.m.

• Knitting/Crochet Group, Nov. 10,

9 to 11 a.m.

• Digital Camera class, Nov. 10, 9:30 to

11:30 a.m.

• Beginning Ballroom Dance, Nov. 10,

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

• Bridge, Nov. 11, 1 to 3 p.m.

• “New Hope” Grief Support, Nov. 11,

3 to 4:30 p.m.

• Blood Pressure Check, Nov. 12, 9 to

10 a.m.

• Tai Chi, Nov. 12, 9 to 10 a.m.

• Herb class, Nov. 12, 10 to 11 a.m.

• Arthritis Support, Nov. 12, 12:30 to

2:30 p.m.

• Crafts, Nov. 12, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Feeling Fit Exercise class, Nov. 13,

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

• Line Dance, Nov. 13, 11 a.m. to 12:15

p.m.

• Ballroom Dance, Nov. 13, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Tai Chi, Nov. 16, 9 to 10 a.m.

• Diabetes Education — Holiday Meal

Planning, Nov. 16, 1 to 2 p.m.

• Knitting, Nov. 17, 9 to 11 a.m.

• Digital Camera class, Nov. 17, 9:30 to

11:30 a.m.

• Beginning Ballroom Dance, Nov. 17,

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

• Member Thanksgiving Potluck, Nov. 18,

3 to 5 p.m.

• Blood Pressure Check, Nov. 19, 9 to

10 a.m.

• Tai Chi, Nov. 19, 9 to 10 a.m.

• Crafts, Nov. 19, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Feeling Fit Exercise class, Nov. 20,

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

• Line Dance, Nov. 20, 11 a.m. to 12:15

p.m.

• Ballroom Dance, Nov. 20, 1 to 2 p.m.

• CPR/First Aid, Nov. 21, 8 a.m. to 1:30

p.m. at PRMC campus; there is a $27

fee for each class, or pay $50 and take

both; register and pay a week in

advance by calling 928-472-9290.

• Tai Chi, Nov. 23, 9 to 10 a.m.

November continued

• BUNCO, Nov. 23, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Knitting, Nov. 24, 9 to 11 a.m.

• Digital Camera class, Nov. 24, 9:30 to

11:30 a.m.

• Beginning Ballroom Dance, 5:30 to

6:30 p.m.

• Closed for Thanksgiving, Nov. 25-Nov. 29

• Tai Chi, Nov. 30, 9 to 10 a.m.

December

• Knitting, Dec. 1, 9 to 11 a.m.

• Digital Camera class, Dec. 1, 9:30 to

11:30 a.m.

• Beginning Ballroom Dancing, Dec. 1,

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

• Bridge, Dec. 2, 1 to 3 p.m.

• “New Hope” Grief Support, Dec. 2,

3 to 4:30 p.m.

• Blood Pressure Check, Dec. 3, 9 to

10 a.m.

• Tai Chi, Dec. 3, 9 to 10 a.m.

• Crafts, Dec. 3, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Feeling Fit Exercise class, Dec. 4, 9:30 to

10:30 a.m.

• Computers, Dec. 4, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

• Ballroom Dance, Dec. 4, 1 to 2 p.m.

• AARP Driver Safety Class, Dec. 5, noon

to 4:30 p.m.

• Tai Chi, Dec. 7, 9 to 10 a.m.

• Knitting, Dec. 8, 9 to 11 a.m.

• Digital Camera class, Dec. 8, 9:30 to

11:30 a.m.

• Beginning Ballroom Dance, Dec. 8, 5:30

to 6:30 p.m.

• Bridge, Dec. 9, 1 to 3 p.m.

• “New Hope” Grief Support, Dec. 9, 3 to

4:30 p.m.

• Blood Pressure Check, Dec. 10, 9 to

10 a.m.

• Tai Chi, Dec. 10, 9 to 10 a.m.

• Herb class, Dec. 10, 10 to 11 a.m.

• Arthritis Support, Dec. 10, 12:30 to

2:30 p.m.

• Crafts, Dec. 10, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Feeling Fit Exercise class, Dec. 11, 9:30

to 10:30 a.m.

• Computers, Dec. 11, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

• Line Dance, Dec. 11, 11 a.m. to

12:15 p.m.

• Ballroom Dance, Dec. 11, 1 to 2 p.m.

• Tai Chi, Dec. 14, 9 to 10 a.m.

• BUNCO, Dec. 14, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Knitting, Dec. 15, 9 to 11 a.m.

• Digital Camera class, Dec. 15, 9:30 to

11:30 a.m.

• Beginning Ballroom Dance, Dec. 15, 5:30

to 6:30 p.m.

• Bridge, Dec. 16, 1 to 3 p.m.

• “New Hope” Grief Support, Dec. 16, 3 to

4:30 p.m.

• Blood Pressure Check, Dec. 17, 9 to

10 a.m.

• Tai Chi, Dec. 17, 9 to 10 a.m.

• Crafts, Dec. 17, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Bake Sale and Craft Fair, Dec. 18, 9 a.m.

to 2 p.m.; featuring banana bread,

zucchini bread, pumpkin bread, soft

oatmeal raisin cookies, soft

gingersnaps, chewy chocolate brownies,

chewy chocolate chip cookies, soft sugar

cookies, apple pie, cherry pie, pumpkin

pie, bread pudding, Russian tea cakes.

• CPR/First Aid, Dec. 19, 8 a.m. to 1:30

p.m., PRMC campus; there is a $27 fee

for each class, or pay $50 and take both;

register and pay a week in advance by

calling 928-472-9290.

• Closed for the Holiday Season, Dec. 20,

2009 through Jan. 2, 2010.

A special event

This year the Payson Senior Circle celebrated its 10th anniversary. As part of the celebration, members have the opportunity to take a specially arranged trip to Branson, Mo. between April and June 2010. Members can enjoy a nine-day, eight-night trip for only $709 per person (double occupancy).

The price includes motorcoach transportation in a vehicle equipped with video and restroom; eight nights of lodging, including four consecutive nights in Branson; 14 meals, including eight breakfasts and six dinners; admission to seven fabulous Branson shows; and The Showboat Branson Belle.

The trip is through Diamond Tours. To learn more or to sign up, contact the Payson Regional Senior Circle office at 928-472-9290.

Reservations are due by Jan. 31, 2010, with final payment due Feb. 28, 2010. Tickets cannot be refunded after March 1, 2010.

There will be sightseeing stops in Amarillo, Texas and Oklahoma to and from Branson.

In Branson, participants will see The Twelve Irish Tenors, Baldknobbers Jamboree Show, The Red Hot & Blue Show, the Brett Family Show and Lee Greenwood at the Welk Resort Branson.

The Showboat Branson Belle portion of the trip is a dinner cruise on Table Rock Lake with a three-course meal and entertainment.

The Payson Regional Senior Circle is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday.

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