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Senior Special Events

Through rewarding partnerships with local schools and organizations, Community Services sponsors a number of special events for senior adults throughout the year:

  • In May, we host our Healthy Living Lecture Series with an afternoon of interesting health lectures, health screenings, and complimentary refreshments at the Fine Arts Center. It's an informative, fun event for all seniors and their families!
  • Each summer, area residents are treated to a special picnic hosted by Cascade Township officials and firefighters.
  • Each fall, area residents enjoy a live musical performance (usually a vocalist with musicians) at the Fine Arts Center.
  • And every December we welcome the holiday season with a festive luncheon.


For Adults and Seniors

Healthy Living Lecture Series 2019

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Forest Hills Fine Arts Center

It's All Free • No Reservations Required

Keynote by WOTV's Jennifer Feuerstein, 1 p.m.

Jennifer Feuerstein is the WOTV 4 Encore Years expert, offering advice on all things of interest to those age 50+. She’s a community organizer, activist, public speaker, and writer on issues related to older adults and the encore years. She currently is associate state director for AARP Michigan and she is a journalist for various publications including Faith Grand Rapids and West Michigan Woman magazines.

Mercy Health Lectures, 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Professionals from Mercy Health will present three 30-minute presentations with 15 minutes for questions and answers.

Brain Health – Music & Medicine, 1:30 p.m.
Presented by Herman Sullivan, MD
Neurologist, Medical Director of Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences and Mercy Health’s Multiple Sclerosis Program

Move It: Staying Active Safely As We Age, 2:30 p.m.
Presented by Thomas Foster, MD
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Mercy Health Physician Partners, Ada

Considering a Hip or Knee Replacement?, 3:30 p.m.
Presented by Ben Harper, MD
Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon at Mercy Health Orthopedics & River Valley Orthopedics

Stay the Afternoon

  • Exhibitor booths and health screenings provided by local businesses and organizations

  • Door prizes: $400 in gift cards from Forest Hills Foods and Fuel; $500 in VISA gift cards from Lake Michigan Credit Union; and $400 in gift cards from Design 1 Salon Spa.

  • Healthy snacks are available in the Fine Arts Center Café

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