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April Classes and Programs at The Palmer Center
March 28, 2014

(INDEPENDENCE, Mo.) Friday, March 28, 2014 – The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is operated by the City of Independence and is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 50+. For more information call (816) 325-6200 or visit the website www.independencemo.org/parksandrec. Classes and programs offered in April include:

Upcoming Events

SilverSneakers® Fitness Program

The Palmer Center is proud to begin providing SilverSneakers® – the nation’s largest older adult fitness program – available through select Medicare health plans. To find participating plans, go to www.silversneakers.com; call Silver Sneakers at 1-888-423-4632; or stop by The Palmer Center front desk, 218A N. Pleasant. For more information call The Palmer Center at (816) 325-6200.

5-A-Day Bingo

The Palmer Center will host 5-A-Day Bingo at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 1. Fruits and vegetables are contributed by Hy-Vee on 23rd Street to use as prizes during this nutrition-education bingo game. The Palmer Center is located at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO. This program is free and no pre-registration is required. For more information call 325-6200.

Pets for Life (Pet Visit)

Adults 50+ may visit with some furry friends and learn more about pet therapy at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 10. The Palmer Center is located at 218A N. Pleasant St. For more information call 325-6200.

Balance for Life – Educational Series

Adults 50+ are invited to The Palmer Center to learn more about the causes and prevention of low back pain at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16. The Palmer Center is located at 218A N. Pleasant St. For more information call 325-6200.

Easter Egg Coloring

Bring your creativity and decorate an egg for Easter! The fun starts at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 18. The Palmer Center is located at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO. For more information call 325-6200.

Kansas City Zoo

Adults 50+ are invited to join us from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29 for a day of exploring and observing all the wonderful animals at the Kansas City Zoo. To make it easier to see as much of the zoo as possible, an unlimited ride pass for the train, tram African sky safari and carousel are included for the day. Lunch will be at your own expense. Pre-registration is required by Tuesday, April 8. Registration fee is $39. The Palmer Center is located at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO. For more information call 325-6200.

Health Education & You in 2014

Adults 50+ may come to The Palmer Center to learn more about:

  • Managing your Diabetes – 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15
  • Ask-A-Nurse – one-on-one meeting (no appointment necessary) – 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22
  • Managing your Diabetes II – 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 29

The Palmer Center is located at 218A N. Pleasant St. For more information call 325-6200.

White Elephant Bingo

Join friends at The Palmer Center for a game of White Elephant Bingo. Bring a wrapped, white elephant gift to use as a prize at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 24. The Palmer Center is located at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO. For more information call 325-6200.

Blood Pressure Checks

Adults 50+ may have their blood pressure only checked by Dr. John Chapman from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9. Blood pressure only will be checked by the Visiting Nurses Association from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15. The Palmer Center is located at 218A N. Pleasant St. For more information call 325-6200.

Veteran’s Voices Alive and Well

Learn all about the Veterans Voices Magazine with a special presentation by National Representative, Jerry Brown. This wonderful presentation starts at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30 at The Palmer Center located at 218A N. Pleasant Street. For more information call 325-6200.

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