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Ice Cream Socials

Here's the Scoop...   Free Ice Cream for the young, young at heart, and those in between at 2 great locations!   Visit with your friends, family and neighbors while enjoying a free sweet treat, courtesy of the Cass County Council on Aging.    This will be a little to no contact event with strict... (read more)

 


 

Top 20 Dad Jokes

Throughout the years, your precious pops has taught you (almost) everything you know—including (take it or leave it) how to tell terrible jokes. We can all admit that you truly need a demented sense of humor to appreciate the special kind of comedy known as dad jokes. This Father's Day, tell dear... (read more)

 


 

Volunteers ramping up production of accessibility ramps for the elderly

A group of volunteers in Michigan is finally able to get back to work.   Through the Cass County Council On Aging, the Handy Helpers build ramps for those who need them.   The Handy Helpers built 36 ramps last year. Normally, they start building in April, but this year couldn’t start until a few... (read more)

 


 

Tai Chi with Glenda Gibson

Cass County COA's instructor Glenda Gibson leads a Tai Chi class. Improve your posture, strength of hips, thighs and core with this gentle mind body exercise. Good for arthritis, blood pressure and sense of well-being.      

 


 

Americana Shadow Box Craft Class

Free Fun Crafting Event   Join us Tuesday, June 23 at 10:00 a.m. outside in our covered pavilion for a fun "Make and Take" craft class.   Bring a Nautical Americana touch to your favorite space with these easy paint-washed star shadow boxes! You can add a small picture of a family member that is... (read more)

 


 

Memory Screening - Free online test

What Is Memory Screening?   A memory screening is a simple and safe evaluation tool that checks memory and other thinking skills. It can indicate whether an additional check up by a qualified healthcare professional is needed.   Various types of qualified healthcare professionals provide memory... (read more)

 


 

COA hosts Project Fresh drive-thru

The Cass County Council on Aging is working to ensure area seniors have access to fresh fruits and vegetables this summer.   Thursday, the COA hosted a Project Fresh drive-thru event. A Michigan Department of Health and Human Services program, Project Fresh provides participants with coupons to be... (read more)

 


 

Functional Cardio Fitness with Ky'sha Mitchell

Cass County COA's certified fitness instructor Ky'sha Mitchell teaches a Full Body Strength Routine with the help of fellow COA instructors Joy Shreve and Taylor Lee. Examples are shown to do the routine at various ability levels.        

 


 

COA REACHES MILESTONE OF 10,000 MEALS SERVED DURING PANDEMIC

On March 17, both Cass County COA locations closed their doors to the public due to the Governor’s “Stay home, Stay safe” executive order. Since then, thousands of meals have been delivered to area senior citizens.   Prior to the executive order, the COA already had in place an extensive Meals on... (read more)

 


 

New - Pickleball at the COA

Learn the basics of Pickleball outside in our pavilion with instructor Duane Adams every Wednesday at 1 p.m.   Equipment will be provided unless you have your own.   Pickleball is a paddle sport played with a whiffle ball on a badminton-sized court and a tennis-style net. A non-volley zone (or... (read more)

 


 

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