Enrichment & Health

  • Men's Roundtable Discussion Group

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 9:00-11:00am

    Men of Next, gather together to discuss the week’s events,weekend plans, sports — or whatever’s on your mind! No agenda, no mandatory attendance, or pre-planned topics. This is just an opportunity for the men of Next to gather and enjoy each other’s company. We will provide the breakfast and coffee, you provide the conversation. - Note change to Wednesday Mornings

  • Mindfulness & Meditation

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 2:15-3:15pm

    Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 pm at Next. Begin or deepen your meditation practice in a safe, welcoming environment with Karen Lutz, E-RYT. All Next members are welcome and registration is required. Attend once or as often as you like.

  • Wednesday Night @ The Movies

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 5:00-7:00pm

    Please note: January 18th and February 22 movies are on a Tuesday. 

    Enjoy newly released feature films, documentaries and now classics every Wednesday eveing at 5:30 pm. Popcorn is not provided at this time.

    Full synopsis of each film can be seen here.

  • Mocktail Party

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 5:00-7:00pm

    This event is postponed and will be resceduled at a later date. 


    Come on everyone, let’s celebrate the New Year at the Next Mocktail Party! Enjoy live piano cocktail music as you sample some delicious, colorful mocktails! We’ll have some delectable
    appetizers too! If you like, waer you rfavorite hat as we "Tip Our Hats to the New Year!” Join us for this fun get together to celebrate and toast to each other’s health and happiness!

    We are excited to welcome Stuart Jeffares as the 2022 sponsor of The Next Big Night Out! Expect exciting special entertainment events where you are invited to enjoy sensational performances! Thank you, Stuart, for your sponsorship of The Next Big Night Out in 2022.

  • Younger Onset Dementia & Alzheimer's Support Group

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 5:30-7:00pm

    First Monday evening of each month.

    This group is for spouses, children, parents or siblings who care for an individual under the age of 65 years, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or any other progressive dementia. This group creates a safe, confi dential, supportive environment and offers a chance for participants to share words of encouragement and help each other develop coping skills and learn to solve problems. Please contact Cindy Beller at 586-453-1909 for additional information. Presented by the Michigan Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

    Drop -in, no registration required 

  • Coin Club

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 7:00-9:00pm

    Coin Club

    For information contact Robert Beuter at 248-646-9657. Coin Club will take a Summer hiatus beginning in June and will resume in the Fall.

  • Current Events Discussion Group

    Friday, January 21, 2022 | 12:00-2:00pm

    With everything going on in the world today, it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Come join other members for this casual discussion group about current events — from what’s going on in Michigan to what is happening around the globe. This is a drop in, non-facilitated group dialogue.
  • Women's Conversation Group

    Tuesday, January 25, 2022 | 11:00-12:00pm

    Drop-in every Tuesday at 11:00 am Join us to get to know other women here at Next. This group will give women the opportunity to gather in the spirit of friendship and camaraderie. This is a fun way to connect and discuss upcoming plans, travel and anything else that might be on your mind. While you’re chatting, enjoy coffee and other light refreshments!

  • Senior Compass Group's Panel Discussion

    Tuesday, February 1, 2022 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Have a question regarding the journey of aging? Join us for this informative presentation along with a Q and A session. The panel is ready to help you navigate as you make decisions for you and your loved ones. The advisors offer education, guidance, personal and professional experience and resources to assist you. The esteemed panel of professionals includes a certified Senior Advisor & Placement Consultant, a Financial Planner, an Elder Law and VA Attorney, a licensed Medicare/Medicaid specialist, a Funeral Advisor, a licensed Senior Realtor, a licensed Homecare Provider and a licensed Hospice Provider. A complimentary Honey Baked box lunch provided!

  • Stamp Club

    Tuesday, February 1, 2022 | 7:00-9:00pm

    Stamp club. 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. 

  • Blood Pressure Clinic

    Monday, February 7, 2022 | 11:00-12:00pm

    The first Monday of each month. 

    A trained healthcare professional will screen your blood pressure and blood oxygen levels.

  • Non-Fiction Book Club

    Tuesday, February 8, 2022 | 10:00-11:00am

    Via Zoom 

    Facilitated by Mick Howey, Adult Services Librarian, join us to discuss The Poison Squad by Deborah Blum in January and Blood Brothers by Randy Roberts in February. Register at Next
    and Baldwin Public Library will provide the book.

    Location: via Zoom

  • Hearts & Flowers: Chamber Music for the Young at Heart

    Thursday, February 10, 2022 | 1:00-2:00pm

    You are invited to a chamber music concert featuring trios of flute, clarient, and bassoon. Windscape Trio musicians, Jennie Spenner, flute; Lillian Dean, clarinet; and Walter Dean, bassoon will perform pieces centered on the themes of love, fl owers and joy. The concert will include classical, ragtime, classic jazz and contemporary compositions. With the “Hearts & Flowers” theme in mind, opera arias arranged for wind trio will be performed. Your heart will sing to the familiar melodies from “La Boheme”, “Madame Butterfly” and “Carmen”. Generously sponsored by Samaritas Senior Living of Bloomfield Hills.

  • Parkinson's Support Group

    Monday, February 14, 2022 | 6:00-7:00pm

    Second Monday evening of each month. 

    The South Oakland County Parkinson's Support Group, sponsored by the Michigan Parkinson's Foundation, is a group of people who meet to learn more about Parkinson’s disease and the services available. This group brings together people with a common bond. So many people say, “And I thought I was the only one with this problem.” Come for camaraderie, support, and learn from each other. Groups include people with PD, care partners, friends, families and health professionals. Facilitated by the Michigan Parkinson's Foundation staff and Steve McMahon, an individual who has Parkinson’s. For more information call 248-433-1011.

    Drop-in, no registration necessary.

  • Nutritional Supplements & You

    Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 1:00-2:00pm

    Dr. Michelle Crowder Davila will discuss nutritional supplements including vitamins, minerals, herbs, probiotics, etc. Due to lack of standardized regulation and quality control, it can be difficult
    to know if your supplements are safe or effective. Michelle will share the evidence separating fact from fad.

  • Let's Get a Little Bit Country!

    Wednesday, February 23, 2022 | 6:00-7:30pm

    Enjoy some western themed chow and beverages and relax to some old and new country music with friends. Later, Christine Stewart, Next Line Dancing instructor, will teach some simple line dances for beginning and experienced dancers. You can participate or enjoy watching from your table. 

  • One Health

    Thursday, February 24, 2022 | 12:30-1:30pm

    Veterinarian Karen Hrapkiewicz will explain how animals and humans are often affected by the same diseases and environmental issues. We are all connected! Antibiotic resistance, pollution
    and food safety are all part of One Health. Karen will also explore many current local and global issues.