New at the Senior Center

Winging It! A Monarch Love Story (L)
Thursday, September 29: 10 AM

 

Author, Speaker Bev Davis will be talking with us about her newest book, the nationally award winning  Winging It! A Monarch Love Story, based on a true story. In the book, “Chesterina,” a Monarch butterfly is successfully guided by her human friends, Grandma Eileen and her granddaughter Maya to her new life at Edna’s Garden in Chicago. Her books demonstrate the importance of unconditional love and how it changes the world we live in.

Join the Verona Memory Champions team at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sunday, October 2, 2022. Our fundraising goal is $250.00, set by the Verona Dementia Friendly Committee. Team progress will be posted at the Verona Senior Center starting in September.

 

Sunday, October 2, 2022 (L)
8:30 AM Event Opens
10 AM Opening Ceremony
10:15 AM Walk

 

 

Location: Vel Phillips Memorial High School, 201 S. Gammon Rd. Madison, WI 53717.

 

Donate and sign up to walk through the Walk to End Alzheimer’s website or contact Jan Paul at 608-845-7471 for more information.

Attention RSVP Volunteers!!
RSVP’s 50th Anniversary Volunteer Appreciation Event
October 6th at The Fields Reserve, Stoughton

 

 

RSVP is excited to celebrate their 50th Anniversary in person! Not only will they recognize all volunteers, but those with 4,000 volunteer hours will be presented with a Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award and those with 20 years of service will receive RSVP’s Length of Service Award. The program will include entertainment by Universal Sound, wonderful door prizes and a delicious lunch. Box lunches (salad and a hot entre) will be served at the end of the program.

 

For questions, please call Margie Zutter, RSVP of Dane County at 608-663-7536.

 

 

 

Triad: Safe Housing (L,V)
Wednesday, October 5: 10 AM

This Triad presentation takes participants through a home to consider risks and hazards and the many options to reduce such hazards. Whether you live in an apartment, condo or house, we need to consider personal safety. The program will present ideas for safety in the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and more.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YznD1GXmM3M

Vendor Fair & Flu Clinic
Thursday, October 6
9 AM – NOON

 

FREE vision screenings, balance screenings, blood pressure checks,
and flu shots! No appointments needed.
First come, first serve.

 

A wealth of resources and information for you!!!

 

Brookdale                                 Fox Rehabilitation                                        Capitol PT
Noel Manor                              Edward Jones                                               Badger Prairie Needs Network
Wisconsin Council of Blind      Renissance Senior Living                              Ridge Apartments
Brightstar                                 Physicians Mutual                                        Moving Forward
Lions Eye Bank                         Humana                                                        Capri Communities
Agrace                                       Interim Health                                              Madison Speech Therapy
Lions Club                               Walgreens (flu shots)                                    Sugar Creek Apartments
ADRC                                       Ali Zuba (Yoga)                                               Akami Investment Advisors

Card Making Group (L,F)
Tuesday, October 11: 10 AM

 

Make your own cards for all kinds of events using Stampin’Up products.
The cost for class is $15 to make 6 cards. Please contact Terry Schultz at 608-712-0572, or via email sraschultz0924@yahoo.com

Salad Potluck Fundraiser
October 11, 2022
11 AM – 1 PM

50/50 Raffe
And Door Prizes too!!!

 

Entertainment by the Sunshine Sisters will begin at 11:00 am!

 

If you are planning to attend, we ask that you please RSVP by October 5.


If you wish to donate a salad, there is a sign up sheet at the front desk.  We ask that you please bring it to VSC
by Tuesday, October 11 by 10:30 am and bring an ingredient list for allergen identification. 
Please bring salads in disposable containers.

Fall Colors Walk with Dane County Parks & Ice Age Alliance

 

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
9 – 10:30 AM
Badger Prairie County Park

 4654 Maple Grove Drive
Verona, WI

 

Join us in the wonder of Wisconsin’s fall wildflowers and foliage along the Ice Age National Scenic Trail.  Learn about seed collecting, volunteer opportunities and future park events.  Access to restrooms and a covered shelter is available. Walk as far as you’d like, then turn around to gather at the shelter. The full trail is approximately 2 miles. All ages welcome.

 

Event starts and ends at the Badger Prairie County Park Shelter. Refreshments provided after the walk in the shelter. Free parking and restrooms available.

Direction map: https://goo.gl/maps/Pk4jA4txadrxGxiB9

 

 

                             

 

 

Elder Life Asset Protection:
How to Protect Your Stuff (L)
Thursday, October 13: 1 PM

 

 

Join us for an educational presentation with Elder Life Group to discuss “How to Protect Your Stuff” from devastating long-term care costs. An Elder Life Advisor will discuss the reality of the long – term crisis we have as we age and the exceptions to the rules laid out for us. The first step in preparing for long-term care costs is education.

Health and Wellness Series (L)
Part 4: Advance Care Planning
Tuesday, October 18: 10 AM

 

Losing a loved one is a difficult experience for anyone to go through, but the weight of the loss can be lightened knowing we provided them with their final wishes exactly as desired. We invite you to the last segment of our 4-part Health & Wellness series on the importance of arranging your fnal wishes so your loved ones feel confident their wishes were carried out. Akamai Investment Advisors is proud to have guest speaker, Heather Holy of Cress Funeral & Cremation Service, give this informative presentation.

Medicare (L)
Friday, October 21: 10 AM

 

Deb Harvey Medicare Specialist will help explain Medicare and the diference
between supplements, Medicare Advantage plans and will discuss Medicare Part D and when you should check and see if there is a better plan!

Science Program with Larry Scheckel (L)
Tuesday, October 25: 10 AM

 

An exciting and all new presentation of the science principles of sound, Newton’s Laws, heat, light, optics, liquids, and gases. See many fun science experiences such as the electric pickle, rocket balloon, flying tea bag, ancient steam engine, and much more! Larry and Ann Scheckel have presented these science demonstrations to kids ages 3 to 96, so come join the fun!

 

Quarry Ridge Tour
October 27: 11 AM – 1 PM (L)
2851 Fitchrona Road
Fitchburg, WI 53719

 

Curious about what a brand new, state of the art retirement community looks like? Quarry Ridge has graciously invited us to take a look inside their brand-new facility and enjoy a FREE lunch buffet in their dining room! Meet some of the staff, tour the location and all it has to offer, and enjoy some delicious food!

Quarry Ridge is an extension of Resort Lifestyle Communities, which has over 50 locations in the United States. Opening just a few short months ago, Quarry Ridge is one of the newest retirement communities in the Verona area.

Please RSVP to the Senior Center by NOON on October 24th to reserve your spot.

Transportation will not be provided, please meet at Quarry Ridge at 10:45 AM.

Halloween Magic Show (L)
Monday, October 31: 11 AM

 

Join a Halloween themed Magic Show with the amazing Mr. Magic. This program is open to all ages. Prepare to be amazed and have fun as we put the “TRICK” back into Trick or Treat!

 

Quilts of Valor Program
Friday, November 11: 1:45 PM

 

This will take place after our Veterans Event.

 


Have you received a Quilt of Valor? Sugar River Quilts of Valor will be rewarding quilts to veterans who have served in a time of war regardless of place of deployment. Quilts of Valor is a non-profit service organization which makes quality quilts that are awarded in a ceremony to veterans.  If you are a veteran who has not been awarded a Quilt of Valor and would like to receive one, please pick up an Application Form at the Senior Center.   Sign up now!!

 

All completed requests for the quilts must be returned to the Verona Senior Center no later than 3 PM on Friday, October 14.

 

                   

Attention Online Shoppers!

 

Looking for an easy way to support the Verona Senior Center? Look no further!

 

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization (Verona Senior Center!) every time you shop, at no cost to you.

 

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know….the same products, same prices, same service and just in time for the holiday season!

 

Start today by clicking: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1374614

Step 2 – Purchase your products.
Step 3 – VSC receives 0.5% donation of all eligible purchases!
Step 4 – Spread the word. Anyone shopping on AmazonSmile can support the Verona Senior Center!

 

For more information, please contact our Board of Directors.

WEATHER RELATED CLOSINGS:

Effective immediately, (12/16/2019), Verona Senior Center will not automatically close if Verona Schools are closed due to weather. If the Verona Senior Center is closed it will be listed with local news channels under closings.
See below for other related programming:

Click here for the related city policy.

YouTube Channel – Verona Senior Center

The Verona Senior Center now has a YouTube Channel.  We will be adding new programs as they become available.

Click here to go to the YouTube site.