Senior stomach pain topic of program

Dr. John Park, a gastroenterologist with Unity Physicians/Western Reserve Hospital, will speak at a free lunch & learn for area seniors on Sept. 9 at 11:30 a.m.

The program will take place at the Stow-Glen Retirement Village, 4285 Kent Road in the Cedar Hall community room.

He will be addressing the myriad of reasons an elderly person can have stomach pains. Abdominal pain is actually a common complaint among many older adults. The precise nature of the complaint may differ from patient to patient, but nearly 40 percent of older adults have one or more age-related digestive symptom each year.

The 2016 Stow-Glen Speaker Series, Lunching & Learning is a monthly luncheon at Stow-Glen Retirement Village designed to bring the seniors of the greater Stow area together for fellowship, lunch and an educational speaker.

For more information on this event, contact Bob Pontius at 330-612-6940 or


Flu shots -- Marc's Pharmacy will be providing flu shots on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lehner Community Center located 35 South River Road, Munroe Falls. For more information, call Anne DiCola at city hall, 330-688-7491.

Programs take place at the Lehner Community Center, 35 South River Road, Munroe Falls

Cards -- Fridays at noon. A variety of games are played.

Dominoes -- First and third Tuesday of each month at 12:30 p.m.

Bridge Club --Third Monday of each month at 1 p.m.

At Guise Park

Guise Park's Horseshoe Pit - Regulation horseshoe pit, standard and senior foul lines. Sign out horseshoes at city hall or bring your own. Open play.

Senior 55+ -- STOW

Call the Stow Parks & Recreation Department at 330-689-5100 for details on the Senior Activities. The Stow Senior Center is at 3968 Darrow Road. Open hours are Tuesdays and Thursday from noon to 3 p.m. and during scheduled programs.

Monte Carlo Luncheon -- Oct. 7 at noon. Pre-register.

Fall Fling Dance -- Oct. 21. Gene Fiocca Band. Fee. Pre-register

Beginner Line Dance Lessons -- Thursdays at 3 p.m. at Stow Senior Center. Fee.

Craft Workshop- Fall Wreath -- Oct. 21 at 10:30 a.m. Make a decorative wreath.

Stow Hiking Group -- Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Travel to various trails to hike with group.

Pickleball -- Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Silver Springs Park Tennis Courts.

Bike Group Stow Slow Rollers -- Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

Chair Massage SEmD Neck, back and shoulders Second Fridays of Month. Appointment required. There is a fee.

Mah Jongg SEmD First and third Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. For those who know the game.

Cards SEmD Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stow Senior Center. A variety of card games are played, a partner is not required to participate.

Evening Cards and Chess SEmD First Monday each month 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Variety of card games and chess.

Chess Group SEmD Third Tuesdays 12:30 to 3 p.m. Chess players of all skill levels.

Senior Bingo SEmD Second and fourth Thursday of each month 1 p.m. $1 for 10 games at Stow Senior Center

Dominoes SEmD Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 12:30 p.m. No cost. Learn to play this great social game.

Stow Sunshiners

The Stow Sunshiners host a Monthly Luncheon at Stow-Glen Retirement Village. The luncheon is open to area senior adults 55+ and features a catered lunch for $8.

The next luncheon is scheduled for Sept. 12. For luncheon reservations or membership information, call 330-686-1632.