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.
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
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 7:00-9:00pm
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 | 12:00-2:00pmWith 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!
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
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.
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.