February is going to be a fine month for us here at Deupree! Just take a look at a few of the events on our schedule!
Sunday, February 8
2:00 PM: Church of the Redeemer Concert Series
Lyric Mezzo Soprano, Adria Caffaro, pre-sents cycles by Manuel de Falla and Gabriel Faure. A journey presented through the lens of Eve, spirituality, and love. Concert is free of charge.
Monday, February 9
4:30 PM: Valentine’s Day Dance
Join us as we enjoy and dance to love songs by the Ohio Valley Quartet featuring the legendary local vocalist, Nancy James. Be sure to wear your pink and red and bring your dancing shoes! Wine and appetizers will be served as well.
Tuesday, February 10
3:00 PM: Power of Memory with Scott
This afternoon, we’re pleased to welcome memory expert, Scott Bornstein, for a fun and interactive workshop. Scott will teach us how to exercise our memory and unlock its potential by using the five laws of MemoryPower and the ten day rule. At the end, you’ll be able to amaze your friend with your new recall skills for names, faces, and facts!
Wednesday, February 11
2:00 PM: Caregiver Group
Director of Caregiver Assistance Network, Margaret Innaci, will be joining us this month to speak on how residents can work toward happier, healthier aging.
3:00 PM: Wine and Chocolate Tasting
Have you heard of Maverick Chocolate Company, the new factory store in Findlay Market? Marlene and Paul Picton offer craft chocolates entirely made on-site. If you visit their store, you can see the whole process from cocoa bean to candy bar— roasting, grinding, tempering and packaging of chocolate bars including chocolate recipes and flavors developed by Marlene. They even have illustrations of early flying machines on each chocolate bar which reflect Paul’s first career in Aviation.
We’re headed down to Findlay Market for an afternoon of delicious instruction as the Pictons show us the perfect wines to pair with their chocolates!
Tuesday, February 17
3:00 PM: How to Get CET in Your Apartment
Ricardo Ang will be stopping by to help those who are having trouble getting all three CET channels in their apartments. In the first 15 minutes, Ricardo will give an overview of CET-Main, CET-Create, and CET-Art in the Event Center. Following the overview, he will go to individual apartments to give further assistance.
Wednesday, February 18
6:45: Broadway in Cincinnati
We will be offering shuttle services for residents who have purchased tickets to “Anything Goes.”
Tuesday, February 24
7:30 PM: Black History in Aviation Presentation
We will be celebrating Black History Month by learning about the Tuskegee Airmen. Joining us for program will be Leslie Edwards, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, and a few other members of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of Tuskegee Airman!
Wednesday, February 25
10:00 AM: Tour of New Richmond, OH
200-year-old New Richmond, OH is rich in history from its river and churches to abolitionists and architecture. On this history bus tour we will learn more about why the Village is so popular! Following the tour, we will dine at the Green Kayak Market.
Other Learning Opportunities
iPhone and iPad Course
Our very own Dr. Roger Giesel will be offering an eight week course on “Understand and Using iPhones for Seniors.”
- We will learn all the features of the iPhone and its operating system. We will enter and use contacts; make and receive phone calls and even use FaceTime.
- We will take pictures then find, edit, and share them with others.
- We will learn how to use GPS and Apple maps and find our way home if lost.
- We will learn to text, make notes and memos, and learn Siri.
- We will use many apps, surf the Internet, and sync our devices to iTunes.
- We may even learn to Skype on our devices!
Every Friday evening from 6 to 10 p.m. Ricardo will be available for computer assistance to residents who have booked and appointment. In addition to computers, Ricardo will also be offering assistance to residents who wish further instruction on their iPad, iPhone, Apple TV, Kindle, Nook and other mobile devices.