Health and Education

AARP Smart Driver Classes
Feb. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Last Tuesday of every month. One-day, 8-hour class 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm
The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Some insurance companies offer a discount for completion of this class. Sign up at the front desk.
Upcoming Classes:
October 31
November 28
December 19

Blood Pressure Clinic
Touchmark provides a free blood pressure clinic on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 Tender Touch Foot Care
Second and third Monday of each month from  9 – 11:45 a.m.
Certified foot care specialist and licensed nurse offers sessions for people with diabetes, thick toe nails, calluses and corns. Call the Front Desk to schedule an appointment, 535-0803.

Chair and Foot Massage with Altari
Every Wednesday / 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Lounge
$15/15 minutes $25/30 minutes.

Tai Chi with Altari on Wednesdays
 All levels are welcome!
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  $5 per class/members; $6 non-members.
 Learn an ancient style of exercise well known to help with arthritis, balance and relaxation. With over 40 years of practice and 30 years of teaching Asian Healing arts, Altari skillfully leads this class which has three sections: Do In, an acupressure self massage method, Qi Gong "Eight Silken Exercises", a series of mindful gentle stretches (standing or sitting) and Tai Chi Chuan's short form of graceful movements. Each are holistic tools creating balance and health.   

 Youth and Adult Karate with Mary Roe, 7th degree black belt
 Wednesdays & Fridays
(youth) 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (adult) 5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
The class provides traditional Goju Ryu karate instruction. This is open to beginners, those with previous experience and practitioners of other styles.
September 13 - October 20
$50 for a 5 week session
                            For more information, call Mary at 480-338-9131

Ballroom Dance Classes
with Melissa Finke
Tuesdays / 6 pm: Ballroom ~ 7 p.m.: Adv. Ballroom
Cost: $35 single; $65 couple; for 4-week classes.
For information, call Melissa at 509-993-1204 or go to