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Thank you to the Catholic Community Foundation!

Thank you to the Catholic Community Foundation!

East Side Elders is happy to be a recent recipient of a grant from the Catholic Community Foundation (CCF). This grant was made possible by many donors – past and present – whose annual generosity and belief in the power of endowment has allowed CCF to steward and...

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May Elder Cafe: Drumming Circle

May Elder Cafe: Drumming Circle

All are welcome for the next Elder Cafe on Thursday, May 9th from 12pm to 2pm.  After a delicious lunch, we will enjoy a program by the Ogitchidakwe Council Drumming Circle.  The council will perform for us and talk about their work towards breaking the silence to end...

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Falls Prevention Classes

Falls Prevention Classes

Fear of falling can be just as dangerous as falling itself.  People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in severe physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater.  Many older adults also experience increased isolation and...

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Minnesotans know that spring can often mean one last snowstorm.  But that doesn't make it any easier to wake up to a winter wonderland and have to deal with the cleanup!  As you put on your winter boots and head out with your shovel or snowblower, think about how you...

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Volunteer Spotlight – Emily

Volunteer Spotlight – Emily

Happy National Volunteer Week!  East Side Elders relies on an incredible team of volunteers - drivers, nurses, students, snow shovelers, friendly visitors and callers, and so much more.  With their help, we work to support older adults living on the East Side of Saint...

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April Elder Cafe Cancelled

April Elder Cafe Cancelled

Due to the storm coming in this week, the April Elder Cafe is cancelled.  We plan on rescheduling the Sounds of Sinatra later this year - stay tuned for details!   We hope you you will join us for the next Elder Cafe on May 9th.  After a delicious meal, we will enjoy...

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Falls Prevention Classes

A Matter of Balance – Starts May 7

Falls Prevention Do your worries about falling keep you from enjoying activities you love?  Have you avoided seeing friends or family because you're concerned about falling?  Join us starting on May 7 for A Matter of Balance - a falls prevention course offered by East...

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Naloxone Training at First Lutheran Church

Naloxone Training at First Lutheran Church

The Scope of the Opioid Crisis   The stories are everywhere.  On the news, in the local paper, and around the kitchen table.  People from all walks of life are suffering from addiction to opioids.  The Steve Rummler Hope Network provides staggering statistics that we...

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