MMAP (Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program) MMAP Counselors are certified and have been trained in health care benefits counseling. This includes Medicare, Medicaid, and other insurance products. MMAP counselors are not connected with any insurance company and they are not licensed to sell insurance.
Ted Talks (In-person and Zoom platform, call the center for the link).
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. This group is facilitated by a retired educator. Join us on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 3 PM.
Let's Talk Mason County History Ludington Senior Center and the Mason County Historical Society are joining forces to share history. Come learn about the history of Mason County from the vast history of the lumbering era to today's bustling tourism industry. Join us for breakfast, socialization, and discussion. (Donation for breakfast would be greatly appreciated). Schedule changes month to month, so please call the center for upcoming events.
TECH HELP The Ludington Senior Center and West Shore College have joined forces to offer Tech Assistance at the Ludington Senior Center every Wednesday from 1-3 PM. Facilitator: Kellon Petzak, IT Instructor at WSCC.
Diabetes Support Group (Currently offered on our Facebook page, via blurbs and recipe suggestions). This group discusses not only diabetes but other health conditions that can surround it. The Diabetes Support Group meets 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 2:00 pm, except for holidays, and is facilitated by a registered nurse.
A Matter of Balance A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. It is an eight-week class series, emphasizing practical strategies to manage falls. In this class, the participant will learn how to view falls as controllable, to set goals for increased activity, to make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and to exercise to increase strength balance. This class is designed for anyone concerned about falls and interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength; anyone who has fallen in the past; or anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns. This class is offered twice yearly. Please call the Ludington Senior Center at 231.845.6841 if you are interested in taking this class. Please call to register at 231-845-6841.
Painting Class Joins us for the challenging but relaxing class. Learn how to blend watercolors, use acrylics, and more. The painting class is offered on the fourth Friday of the month. Registration is required, please call 231-845-6841. The cost of this class is $20.00.
Cup of Cheer Our area garden club meets to create beautiful flower arrangements for our local nursing homes. This group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM.
Ludington Coin Club Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM.
Tech Help Senior Center staff and volunteers are available by appointment to assist seniors with their technology needs. Please call the Ludington Senior Center at 231.845.6841 to schedule an appointment.
Low Vision Support Group (Currently suspended until further notice). A group discussion on various forms of vision loss, including the emotional aspect of sight loss. Investigate solutions and share resource information. Third Monday of the Month at 1:00 PM.
Essential Oils Embrace wellness, one drop at a time. Learn, share and explore the possibilities of essential oils. Please call the center at 231-845-6841 for the next meeting.
Simplifying Your Life (Currently suspended until further notice) Join us for a round table discussion, about everything downsizing and how to simplify our lives.
What Is The Cost of COVID-19? Support group This is a monthly confidential educative support group to begin to process the losses, deaths, and transitions related to the costly impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. There is no doubt in our minds and hearts that this has been and still is a challenging time to be alive. Facilitators, Laura J. Ruhle, CT and Dennis B. Bromley, FLE. Support Group is held on the last Thursday of the month @ 6:30 PM.