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Senior Moments

Barnum American Legion, Auxiliary

The Peterson Westerberg unit meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Barnum Community Center. Call Darwin at 218-389-6005 with questions.

Carlton Area Senior Citizens

The Carlton Area Senior Citizens meets on the last Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. at Pine View Apartments in Carlton. New members are welcome. Call John Ciesielski at 218-878-4792 with questions.

Cloquet Senior Center

The Cloquet Senior Center is open to all area seniors with the following activities: Monday through Thursday -- Pool; Tuesday -- 500 and Hand and Foot; Thursday -- Cribbage and Duplicate Bridge. Most activities are scheduled from 12:30-4 p.m. with the exception of pool, which is available all day. Center hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Dial-a-Ride is available. Lunch is served by AEOA at 11:30 a.m. The center is available to rent; call Cloquet City Hall for details. A general meeting of the Senior Citizens Club is held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 18

Support the ongoing Clothing Drive for monies used to support Minnesota veterans programs. Clothing and other useable clean items may be dropped off at Harold's Service Station in Carlton and TJ's Country Corner in Mahtowa.

McGregor Y.O.T. Dances

The McGregor Young Old Timer dances are held from 1-4 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of every month featuring various old-time bands and a light lunch served by the McGregor VFW Post 747, located near the tracks. Call 218-768-3500 for more information.

Memory Loss Support Groups

Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia? The Memory Loss Support Group offers a time of education and peer support for family caregivers. Groups meet on the third Thursday of the month from 10-11:30 a.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in Moose Lake (call Gerene at 310-6807), or from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Cloquet Public Library (call Candi at 218-348-5668).

Preparing for the Journey Ahead

This educational program of information and inspiration is available for individuals dealing with the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or memory disorder. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Proctor Community Center. Preregistration is required; call 218-733-2560. There is no charge to attend.

Senior Citizens Dance

The Cloquet Senior Citizens dances are held from 1-4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of the month at the Cloquet VFW. Music is provided by Lorren Lindevig and his orchestra. Everyone is welcome.

To add your "Senior Moment" to this Senior Activity Page, call 218-879-1950.