Embracing Change

It has been said that the only guarantee in life is that everything will eventually change. There are a lot of us in this world who cringe at the idea that everything we know and are comfortable with will eventually be subject to change or even loss. There are others who welcome the inevitable,... (read more)

 


 

Fitness Specials

Unlimited group fitness classes are now available for one low price!   For only $40/month you will have access to over 60 in-person fitness classes offered at 2 locations (excluding yoga).   A new, all-inclusive rate will give you the flexibility to finally make your work-out a priority in the New... (read more)

 


 

Upcoming Holiday Closures

“Whether” we like it or not, winter is here. With the possibility of bad weather in the near future, we would like to remind everyone about the COA’s inclement weather policy.   Any announcements of the COA’s closure will be made on local television stations as well as on the COA website (CassCOA.... (read more)

 


 

It’s Cookie Time

With the holidays upon us, one of my favorite traditions is baking and sharing all of the yummy cookies with friends and family.   I remember visiting my grandmother and when walking into her dining room, seeing a glass tiered stand filled with the most beautiful cookies sitting on her table. As a... (read more)

 


 

DUS superintendent talks teacher contracts, pandemic during COA's Spill the Beans Q&A

Teachers, parents, students and community members had the opportunity to voice their concerns to the board as a whole at Monday’s Dowagiac School Board meeting. For some, the frustration expressed during the meeting only led to more questions.   Those residents were afforded the opportunity... (read more)

 


 

Go Beyond Survival: Creating Happy Holidays

Fresh off the impactful “A Journey Through Dementia Minds” event, Region IV Area Agency on Aging brings you this special holiday presentation. “Go Beyond Survival: Creating Happy Holidays”, a virtual event, will help you understand how best to support a loved one with a dementia diagnosis during... (read more)

 


 

40th Annual Fruitbelt Woodcarving Show

Browse displays of handmade treasures.  Watch artisans craft beautiful works of art from wood.   Saturday, November 6 10:00 am - 5:00 pm   Sunday, November 7 10:00 am - 3:00 pm   FREE admission and FREE parking ~Donations welcomed~   Amercian Legion Post #223 Business US 131, Constantine, MI  ... (read more)

 


 

Veterans Affairs

Veterans can receive information and counseling about benefits to which they may be entitled. These may include, but are not limited to, health care, disability compensation, and burial benefits. Appointments are required. Please contact: Karee Krause, Veterans Service Officer Phone: 269-445-4472... (read more)

 


 

Trivia Night

Thank you to all of our Trivia Night attendees, sponsors, and our guest host Jennifer Quail!   This event was originally scheduled to take place in May of 2020. Now, nearly 18 months later, we were finally able to host this FUNdraiser for our Handy Helpers program. We are overwhelmed with the... (read more)

 


 

Mind & Body Go Hand in Hand

Want faster reaction time, better coordination, improved motor skills, or increased mental alertness?   Try these fun and challenging brain fitness activities and exercises. Left Brain Right Brain Activity #1 Make a fist with both hands Lift the thumb of one hand Lift the pinky of the other... (read more)

 


 

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