Discussion to focus on near-death experiences

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    By Musetta Wollenweber
    SUN Columnist

    At least 20 percent of people who have come close to death have had a near-death experience.

    Come to the Senior Center and learn more about these life-changing events on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at 1 p.m.

    Dr. Pam Kircher, a retired family practice and hospice physician, will lead a discussion after the presentation of a 30-minute DVD, “Introduction to Near-Death Experiences,” produced by the International Association of Near-Death Studies (IANDS).

    Kircher’s own childhood near-death experience led to her interest in the topic.

    Medicare Open Enrollment event

    Drop by the center for this one-day-only event — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 24 — for Part-D, (prescription) re-screening and enrollment.

    Be sure to bring your Medicare card and your prescription information (name of drug, dosage, how many times a day).

    Please note this is for Part-D only; all other inquiries will be handled by appointment only.

    Rescreen every year. Don’t wait.

    Weekly activities at The Den

    Friday, Oct. 25 — 10 a.m. Stitchin’ in the Kitchen; 10:30 a.m. book club; 12:30 p.m. gym walk during open gym.

    Monday, Oct. 28 — 12:30 a.m. Gym walk, Medicare counseling by appointment.

    Tuesday, Oct. 29 — Gym walk during open gym; 1 p.m. Meditation for Healing, Medicare counseling by appointment.

    Wednesday, Oct. 30 — 11 a.m. blood pressure checkups, Medicare counseling by appointment, dress up for Halloween; 1 p.m. near-death experiences DVD and discussion.

    Thursday, Oct. 31 — Medicare counseling by appointment.

    Friday, Nov. 1 — 10 a.m. Stitchin’ in the Kitchen; 10:30 a.m. brain injury support group; 12:30 p.m. gym walk during open gym.

    Cafe Fox menu

    All meals include our great salad bar.

    Friday, Oct. 25 — Honey BBQ chicken, oven browned potatoes, spinach, bran muffin, fresh apple.

    Monday, Oct. 28 — Grilled ham and cheese, homemade tomato soup, whole wheat crackers, salad, banana slices in OJ.

    Tuesday, Oct. 29 — French dip, oven browned potatoes, mixed veggies, orange wedges.

    Wednesday, Oct. 30 — Layered bat wings with twigs, thistle salad, maggot and eye ball rolls, wasp eggs (beef lasagna, green beans, tossed salad, whole wheat roll, apricots).

    Thursday, Oct. 31 — Closed.

    Friday, Nov. 1 — Burrito with green chili, Spanish rice, steamed carrots, lettuce and tomato, apple.