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Claymore Senior Center Inc

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Mission: Provide services to older adults.

Programs: Social & recreational programs: the center offers a variety of recreational and social programs and services for the 50+ population, who wish to remain active, make new friends, become productively involved in community affairs, or simply have some fun and expand horizons. Activities offered at the center include indoor bocce non-denominational bible study, 16 piece big band, bingo breakfast, birthday parties, special event parties, traditional bowling, party bridge, computer classes, defensive driving classes, insurance and legal counseling, lending library, pinochle, quilting, shuffleboard, tax assistance, trips, wii bowling, ballroom dancing, educational opportunities and delaware women's social club. The center also provides onsite referral for social services, as well as a counselor and psychotherapist, and hearing screenings. Partnerships with local universities and other organizations gives the center the ability to provide additional programs.

nutritional programs-the center daily offers a congregate lunch program and lunch bag meals as well as breakfast foods and coffee every morning. Ongoing nutritional screenings and educational programming are also available every week through our healthy life styles class. Additional classes include: "eat-better, move-more", national diabetes self-management, and healthy cooking classes. Partnerships with delaware food bank and ingleside senior services provide distribution of monthly senior food

physical fitness programs-the center offers a fully equipped fitness center with on-site fitness trainer. Group exercise classes to meet the needs of a diverse population including: chair yoga, low impact cardio, arthritis land exercise, dance exercise, belly dancing, stability ball & weights, strengh & conditioning, wii balance assessment & training classes. Additional programs focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle including, free monthly blood pressure checks, yearly blood sugar, cholestero

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Rating: 5

I volunteered here over Spring break and I had a great experience with the members and staff at Claymore. I never thought working with seniors could be so rewarding. It's like having 100 Grandmoms and Grandpops! If all senior centers are like this one, maybe growing old won't be so bad!