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    ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION GREATER INDIANA CHAPTER: Alzheimer’s discussion; guest speaker, Jorge Ortiz, regional office director for Sen. Joe Donnelly, and Paul Lagemann, regional office director for Sen. Dan Coats; 6 to 7:30 p.
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    Volunteers sought NeighborLink Fort Wayne is need of volunteers to help residents who physically or financially cannot take care of their fall yardwork.
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    Volunteers soughtNeighborLink Fort Wayne is need of volunteers to help residents who physically or financially cannot take care of their fall yardwork.


COMMUNITY CENTER: Fun, educational and healthy living activities available for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; call for hours; $1 drop-in fee; 233 W. Main St.; 427-6460.

“ELDER MEDIATION”: Talk and role play by Janet Mitchell and Mike Rosswurm, professional mediators, during monthly meeting of Allen County Chapter 187 of AARP, 2 p.m. Thursday, Fort Wayne Community Foundation, 555 E. Wayne St.

FAMILY CAREGIVER WORKSHOP ON ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: “Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementias” and “Capturing Life’s Journey,” 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Home Instead Senior Care, 2789 Maplecrest Road, free; register at 485-2424.

FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD: Significant Adults Ministry for those age 50 and older; Senior Fellowship Breakfast, 8 a.m. today at Cosmos, Marketplace of Canterbury, 3232 St. Joe Center Road; Senior Fellowship Luncheon with speaker Jon Bill, director of education and archives for the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, church gymnasium (entrance 5), 1400 W. Washington Center Road; for other activities, call 490-8585.

HUNTINGTON COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING/SENIOR CENTER: 354 N. Jefferson St., Huntington; call 260-359-4410 or 1-800-491-3006 for hours and programs.

SENIOR CIRCLE: For ages 50 and older at St. Joseph Hospital, Medical Office Building, first floor, 700 Broadway, unless otherwise noted; to register, 425-3087; call for hours and other programs.

•“Chair Aerobics,” 6:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Rehabilitation Hospital, Lutheran Hospital (use Weight Management Center entrance), 7970 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $4 per class or $40 for 12-class punch card.

•“Circle Fitness,” one hour between 9 a.m. and noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays; Monthly Maintenance sessions for one hour between 8 a.m. and noon and 1 to 3 p.m.; Wellness Center, St. Joseph Hospital, Broadway and Main Street; $27 for members and $35 non-members or $30 per month for maintenance sessions.

•Zumba Gold: Toning, 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Zumba Fusion, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays, Steppin’ Up Physical Therapy, 10006 Auburn Park Drive, Fort Wayne; $5 per class or $4.50 with 10-class punch card for members and $7 per class or $6 with 10-class punch card for non-members; 497-7191.

•Foot care clinic, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday; $21 for members and $24 non-members; bring a foot basin and towel; call for appointment.

•Senior Circle orientation, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; reservations requested.

•Medicare counseling, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, free; call for appointment.

•“The Painting Picassos: Sunset Lights,” 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 25, $25 for members or $30 for non-members; register by Friday.

•AARP Driver Safety Course, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 23, Assembly Room, St. Joseph Hospital, Broadway and West Main Street, $12 for members, $14 for nonmembers; must present driver’s license and also be member of or join AARP; register by Friday. •“Lunch & Learn: An Ounce of Prevention is worth a Pound of Cure,” 11:30 a.m. Oct. 24, Function Rooms 3 & 4, Lutheran Hospital, 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd; includes free lunch; reservations by Friday.

WELLSPRING INTERFAITH SERVICES: Wellspring Interfaith Social Services, 1316 Broadway; for various activities, services and hours, call 422-6618, ext. 104.

•“People with Arthritis Can Exercise (PACE) class,” 9:30 p.m. today and Friday

•Lunch, noon Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; advance registration required

•Euchre, 9 a.m. Wednesday

•October birthdays party, 11 a.m. Friday