Community and Seniors Together will host
Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC), a FREE program Sponsored by Stratis Health that helps people with diabetes take better care of their health. These six sessions will be on Thursday mornings, Sept 3 - Oct 8, at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. in Room 112 of the Senior Center, 600 N German Street, New Ulm. The first 20 registrants will participate. To register, phone the C.A.S.T. office at 507-354-3212 and leave a message.
Subjects covered include techniques to deal with the symptoms of chronic disease, fatigue, pain, depression and stress;
Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance;
Healthy eating appropriate use of medication;
Making action plans;
Working effectively with health care providers; and problem solving.
Trained facilitators will help participants understand diabetes and its risks, as well as the importance of diet, exercise, keeping regular physician exams, receiving annual foot and eye exams, managing medications and more. EDC teaches participants how to live healthier in a fun, non-threatening, community-based environment. EDC does not conflict with other programs or treatment and participants are referred to their physicians for all medical questions.
Join our activities
Scrabble players meet every Wednesday at 1pm in Room 111. Come and challenge their wordsmithing!
Sponsored by Lutheran Social Services of MN.You'll find the monthly menu in the CAST newsletter. Meals are served at 11:50 a.m., Monday - Friday, at the Senior Center in New Ulm.
Reservations are necessary. Please call the LSS Site Manager at 507-359-2243 by 1:00 p.m. the day before you wish to eat.
Anyone 60 or older, and their spouses, is asked to contribute $4 or what their budget allows. The full cost of the meal is $7 for anyone under 60 years old Funded by United Way of Brown County and Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging under Title III-C of the Older Americans Act.
C.A.S.T.L.E. – Community And Seniors Together Learning Environment, serves people regardless of previous education with classes in the humanities; art, history, literature, music, science and more. CASTLE Lifelong Learning is beginning it's third year of courses and has acquired over 95 members ranging in age from 50 to 75 years old. Our parent organization is C.A.S.T., Community And Seniors Together a nonprofit, 501c3 organization. We have served New Ulm area adults since 1984 and beginning our 3rd year of lifelong learning. Annual Membership is $95.
C.A.S.T. Location and Hours
The Senior Center, located in theNew Ulm Community Center , 600 N German Street, and is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Senior Program Office, C.A.S.T., phone: 507-354-3212, Staffed 8:30 - 1pm, Monday - Thursday
Check the schedule in our newsletter for these interesting and engaging programs. No need to phone ahead, just stop in and participate. Everyone is welcome!
Stay Active Chair Exercises
Music Makers Group
Safe Driving Class
Blood Pressure Checks
Memory Loss Caregiver Support
Treat Yourself Massages - appointment needed
Little Dresses for Africa Group
It is the mission of Community & Seniors Together to provide social, educational, recreational and informational programming, as well as needed services to Senior Citizens. All programs are open to the public. C.A.S.T. is a nonprofit organization.