By Nikki Claiborne, Site Director

April 3rd, Our Charleston Seniors Tigers bean bag baseball team hosted the Ozark Rebel Rousers. Betty Ayers, Mary Bohannon, Larry Walthall, Bob Olds, Dwight Mantooth, Charles Bohannon, Sharon Potts made home runs and Naomi Martinez, Gene Brown made runs in to give the team victory!! Charleston won both games 15-13 and 19-9. If you run across any of these seniors, let them know how proud you are of them for doing awesome at representing Charleston. Our next baseball game will be at Van Buren April 14th, at 10:00.

Bingo is still on Tuesdays and Fridays starting at 9:45 and last until 10:45. Everyone is allowed two cards for a chance to Bingo and win a prize.

Area Agency on Aging’s Lauren Henson came by on April 4th to host Drums Alive. Lauren shows our seniors the routine and even brings music that will get you drumming to the beat. She will be back for another Drums alive on April 18th at 12:30.

On April 7th, Shanna Collins, from the Paris Health and Rehabilitation Center came to the Charleston Senior Activity Center to do a caregivers meeting on Hypertension. Our area seniors learned that there is two important things a person can do to lower their blood pressure. A good nutritionally BALANCED meal and EXERCISE. Here at the Charleston Senior Activity Center we can help with both of those things. We serve lunch at 11:45 Monday thru Friday and we provide Move with Balance twice a week. Come on down and check us out!!

Charleston Senior Activity Center to host

National Family Caregiver Support Program

The Charleston Senior Center will have a caregiver support meeting on April 18, 2017 at 10:45 a.m. If you are a caregiver (of any age) of an adult 60 years and older please come join us. This information could be extremely helpful to you. The topic will be on Dementia. Presented by Emily from Senior Care Alliance. If you need more information please feel free to call Nikki Claiborne at 479-965-2557 Hope to see you there! Refreshments will be served.

March 12.


Mash potatoes

English peas/carrots

Hot roll

Lemon cake w/lemon bits

March 13.

cheeseburger on bun

Tomato, onion, lettuce, pickle

w/kernel corn


Apple sauce

March 14.

Ham Slice

Purple Hull Peas

Sweet Potatoes

Corn Bread

Peach Cobbler

Good Friday

March 17.

Scrambled eggs

Pork Sausage

Hash browns




March 18.

spaghetti w/meat sauce and stewed tomato

English peas


Garlic bread

Pear and cookie

March 19.

Beef Fingers w/white gravy

Mashed potatoes

Brussel sprouts

Hot Roll

Blueberry Cheesecake