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Activities and Events for Seniors in Omaha – Part 1

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Omaha is a great city for the 60+ crowd, just teeming with programs and facilities serving elders with a smile. Since we can’t fit them all into one post, Home Care Assistance Omaha presents a handful of venues that cater to seniors in Omaha in the first of three posts.

Florence Community Center

Hours – 10am-3pm
Location – 2920 Bondesson Street, Omaha
Telephone – (402) 444-6333

The Florence Community Center shares its building with the Florence Public Library and has a comprehensive agenda of activities seniors will enjoy. Some of the activities include bingo, movies, cards, crafts, ceramics, special events like live music, potlucks, holiday parties, and a variety of fitness classes like Tai Chi, muscle toning classes, fitness challenges, and senior fitness classes, all at low or no cost to seniors.

Heartland Family Service Senior Center

Hours – 9am-2pm, Monday-Friday
Location – 2101 S. 42nd Street, Omaha
Telephone – (402) 553-5300

The following fun activities are offered free of charge for seniors 60 and older at Heartland Family Service Senior Center: movies, speakers, trips, discussion groups, classes, Tai Chi, and monthly parties. The Center also provides geriatric counseling and assistance in obtaining senior services, like finding a qualified Omaha caregiver. A delicious hot lunch is served daily at noon, and is $3.50 for seniors age 60 and above. Those under 60 are also welcome to join, but will spend $9.25 for lunch. A reservation is required one day in advance, and local transportation is available.

Glad Tidings Church

Location – 7415 Hickory Street, Omaha
Telephone – (402) 391-6515

For seniors looking for religious activities, Glad Tidings Church welcomes people age 50 and above to their Senior Group. Members are invited to attend field trips, special events, cruises, monthly church meetings, weekly Bible studies, and holiday celebrations. During weekly Bible studies, members meet in homes to study the Bible, pray, enjoy refreshments, and have fellowship. Seniors also have the opportunity to engage in meaning service, and are provided the chance to usher, greet, and assist with hospitality at church services. Elderly can also play a vital role at wedding receptions, funeral meals, and classes, and are able to conduct chapel services and Bible studies at local rest homes, hospitals, and retirement villas.

If your senior loved one is looking to fill his or her calendar, look no further. Omaha is filled with senior-friendly community centers offering a wide array of activities. Find an hourly caregiver in Omaha who can transport your loved one to and from his or her favorite weekly activities. Home Care Assistance Omaha carefully screens each and every caregiver before hiring, provides ongoing training to ensure caregivers are up-to-date on the best care practices, and every caregiver is bonded and insured for your protection. Call a Care Manager today at (402) 763-9140 to schedule your free in-home consultation.

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