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January 2018 Newsletter

Happy New Year neighbors and friends!  I am excited to be beginning a new year with all of the residents here at The Spinney.  January is a time when we all look towards “resolutions” that we begin in earnest and gradually end up back in the same old rut.  We here at the Spinney are going to try our best to help you achieve your goals and are focusing on Wellness from January through December!  With the opening of our Clubhouse, you now have unlimited access to fitness equipment here on site.  We have entered into an exciting new partnership with Revive Wellness (by Upstate Physicians Services) here in Delmar to provide ongoing wellness training for our residents.  It is important that we receive feedback from you on what you liked, what you are looking for and ways that we can improve our Events in general.  Now, January’s events (so far – I may be adding some new ones):

Wednesday, Jan. 3 @ 10am:  Fitness Center Education Program (1hr) Introduction to the proper way to utilize the equipment, Blood Pressure, Body Fat %, and BMI check.

Thursday, Jan. 4 @ 1pm:  Fitness Center Education Program as above.

Tuesday, Jan. 9 @ 11am: Book Club:  Louise Penny’s novel “Still Life”.

Wednesday, Jan. 10 @ 3:30pm: Guided Meditation at the Clubhouse led by resident, Dayle Groudine.

Friday, Jan. 12 @10 am: Bowling with Neighbors at Del Lanes.  $9 pp includes 2 games, shoe rental, beverage and donuts.  Will be handicap accessible with light ball options/rolling racks.  RSVP by 1/10/18 to Connie.

Tuesday, Jan. 16 @ 10am: “Live your Life in Balance” with Dr. Timothy Kelly.

Thursday, Jan. 18 @ 1pm: Our fundraiser for Bethlehem Food Pantry with Nationally Acclaimed Storyteller Kate Dudding $10 per person.  Please extend an invitation to everyone you know, or meet at the Senior Center.  We need a great turnout!

Tuesday, Jan. 23 @ 12pm:  Lunch w/Neighbors at My Place in Delmar RSVP to Connie by 1/19. Carpool at clubhouse 11:45am.

Wednesday, Jan. 24 @ 10am – 2pm: Day of Wellness with a Mini Presentation by a Behavioral Therapist  (why do I eat like this?), Cooking Demos, Nutritional consultations, Fitness assessments, exercise prescriptions, Wellness talks, BMI, blood pressure and body fat % checks. Please RSVP to Connie by Jan. 17.

Thursday, Jan. 25 @ 4pmOfficial Ribbon Cutting at the Clubhouse.  Join us with Town Officials and The Chamber of Commerce as we cut the ribbon on our clubhouse.  Light refreshments will be served.

Friday, Jan. 26 @ 6pm: Movie Night join us for a mystery and suspense movie.

Monday, Jan. 29 @ 1pm: You Be The Judge discussion by the fire.

Wednesday, Jan. 31 @ 1pm:  Everyone come and join us celebrate January’s birthdays and eat yummy cake together.


Pssst:  more to come-keep your eye on your email from Connie.  Any questions, call me @ 518-439-0164.


Posted by: spinneyatvandyke on January 8, 2018
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