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Uncorked Wine Event

October 17, 6 - 9 PM

A October 17th, 2019

 6:00pm-9:00pm

 

Black on Burlington

1327 Burlington, NKC, MO 64116

 

Swirl | Smell | Sip | Repeat

 

Join us for a warm, relaxed and fun evening that you and guests will be sure to enjoy. With a variety of red, white, and sparkling wines to taste, we encourage you to swirl, smell, and sip while dining on heavy appetizers designed specifically for our wine pairing. Guests can listen to live music, take their turn at the wine toss, and bid on some live auction items at the fabulous Black on Burlington event space! All proceeds of Uncorked will help benefit the Northland Shepherd's Center and their mission to provide services that help keep adults 60+ in their homes!

AMP

Aging Mastery Program

National Council on Aging

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Northland Human Services Center

Conference Room

3100 NE 83rd St, Kansas City, MO 64119

 

The Aging Mastery Program (AMP) was founded by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) as a means of offering practical strategies to

empower others to age well.

 

This current session will focus on personal pathways for aging well via actionable goals, sustainable behaviors, peers support, and incentives.

 

This class will meet for

10 consecutive weeks,

beginning on Friday, September 13

and will include refreshments.

 

 

For more information, contact Dianna Englander at dianna@northlandsc.org (816) 256-8096 or
call (816) 321-5010

Aging With Excellence

 

Program Series

Part 1 of a three week - part series

 

The Gifts of Imperfection:

Your Guide to a Wholehearted Life: Guideposts 1-3

 

Wednesday, September 25

Wednesday, October 2

Wednesday, October 9

10:00 to 11:30 am at

 

Author and researcher Brene Brown tells us that “wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness.  It means cultivating the courage, compassion and connection to wake up in the morning and think, ‘No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough…I am brave and worthy of love and belonging’.”  In this interactive group, we explore Brene’s first three guideposts in living a wholehearted life:  Letting go of what people think, letting go of perfectionism, and letting go of numbing and powerlessness.  Reading “The Gifts of Imperfection” prior to meeting is recommended, but not required.  We plan to have books available for purchase.

 

Please register by September 18.

 

Northland Shepherd's Center Presents:

Senior's Who Paint!

Thursday, September 26

Thursday, October 10

Thursday, October 24

Tuesday, November 2

Thursday, November 4

 

Time:  1:00 PM -2:30 PM

 

Charge:  $25.00 includes all supplies

 

Registration is limited.

 

Seniors who paint is a unique program dedicated to inspiring Seniors to showcase their talents. Art gives a positive awareness of a person’s ability to believe in themselves through their art.

 

Become a Coach

for Matter of Balance!

Matter of Balance Coach Training

Tuesday, October 1st & Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

 

Time: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm                                                                             Location: Northland Shepherd’s Center                                                        5601 NE Antioch Rd,  Suite 12, KCMO 64119

 

Registration Required by calling 816.452.4536

 

Chances are you know someone who has fallen or who is afraid of falling. A Matter of Balance is a proven program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activity.  Northland Shepherd’s Center is looking for volunteers to help provide this program.

 

We encourage you to become a facilitator who positively impacts the well-being and quality of life for seniors struggling with balance issues and fear of falling. You can be a game changer in the life of someone who has wrongly believed that her best years are all behind her. Maybe somebody close to you!

 

You will be trained on how to facilitate (with another coach) an 8-session course of 2 hours each that will instruct seniors on:

 

·        Conducting a safety assessment of their home.

·        Using Assertiveness to stay safe.

·        Exercise that improves balance.

·        Much more.

 

More information contact Lois @ Lois@northlandsc.org or call the Northland Shepherd’s Center office @ 816-452-4536

 

Medicare Fall Enrollment Period

October 15 - December 7, 2019

Each year it is recommended that those receiving Medicare can review their Advantage Plans and Medicare Drug Plans. If there is a less expensive plan the consumer can change to a new plan. The new plan will become effective the first day of the new year. Trained Medicare volunteers will be available to help you make this decision. These volunteers are CLAIM Certified Medicare Advocates, and the service is free.

 

To make an appointment call (816) 452-4536

 

NOTE: Those on Medicaid and/or extra help through Social

Security have been able to evaluate and change plans once

each quarter.