The Senior Club meets at Ellenwood Center on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm. Bedford residents age 55 and older are welcome to join. Annual dues are just $15! At the gatherings, members share a brief business meeting, enjoy lunch with beverages and desserts, and take pleasure in plenty of social time with friends. Following a delicious lunch folks can choose from a variety of activities including bingo, card games, or a movie. The Senior Club also plans a variety of field trips and special outings to museums, theaters, concerts, and other great events. Food, friends, and fun! Come join us today!
The Bedford Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to offer a free financial wellness program in conjunction with ESOP, a subsidiary of Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging. The program will take place on select Wednesdays from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, beginning May 1 at Ellenwood Center, 124 Ellenwood Ave. The specific schedule including topics is as follows…
May 1, 2019: Recognizing & Avoiding Elder Financial Exploitation
June 5, 2019: Estate Planning & Preparing for the Future
June 19, 2019: Goal Setting & Budgeting
July 3, 2019: Taking Control of Credit & Debt
July 17, 2019: Building Savings & Understanding Financial Products
August 7, 2019: Tying it All Together: Action Plan
August 21, 2019: Financial Health & Wellness Resources
For more information or to register, call 440-735-6570.
Senior Line Dancing
This lively group of seniors meets every Monday from 10:30 - 11:30am at Ellenwood Recreation Center to get a little exercise and to socialize. This activity is free to all resident seniors.
Reach With Rhythm Workout
Seniors that want to sit up, shape up and have fun while listening to great music will enjoy this gentle chair aerobics class that aims at stretching, strengthening, and toning your muscles. This class meets at the Ellenwood Recreation Center every Thursday morning from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. The cost is only $1.00 per class so bring a friend and have some fun while getting in shape.
Community Transportation Service
The Parks and Recreation Department offers a door-to-door transportation service for Bedford Residents. Service is available for senior citizens 60 years of age and older and disabled persons over the age of 18 and can be used for medical appointments and errands such as banking, grocery shopping, etc. Service is not available to residents in nursing, assisted living or retirement facilities. A wheelchair accessible van is avaialble. Boundary lines for all trips are: north - South Pointe Hospital; south - Northfield Plaza; east - City of Solon; west - Marymount Hospital.
Transportation service operates: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 11:30 am and 1:15 pm to 4:30 pm. A fee of $2 per roundtrip is required. To schedule a trip please call 440-735-6570. Advanced notice is required.
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