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Will naturopathic medicine reduce your arthritis symptoms?

Learn more at the monthly group meeting


by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Misty White,N.D., will present information on the benefits of naturopathic medicine on arthritis on April 24. The event is free and open to the public.Can naturopathic medicine help your arthritis?

Naturopathic practitioners use complementary and alternative therapies to create a nurturing environment that quickly reduces arthritis symptoms and boosts the affected body’s self-healing power. Misty White, N.D., will discuss these treatment options at a presentation at Lake Oswego Adult Community Center on April 24 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Alder room. This informational session is co-sponsored by the Arthritis Foundation. Carol Martin is the group leader.

Call the center for more information, 503-635-3758.

Friday, April 19

Blood pressure checks will be offered from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. free of charge, though donations will be accepted. No registration is required.

Lunch will be served by a group from Marge & Friends. The menu includes spinach salad, pork with tomatoes and mushrooms, brown rice, green beans, freshly baked rosemary rolls and tapioca pudding for dessert. Suggested donation for those 60 and over is $4; $5 for those under 60. Lunch is served promptly at noon. Call 503-635-3758 for a reservation.

After lunch enjoy the Woodman Chronicles’ screening of “The Senator Was Indiscreet,” a 1947 film with William Powell.

Our MAC/iPad user group meets in the Alder room from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Monday, April 22

The Computer and Technology Users Group will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. All are welcome to drop by.

Lunch is served by a group from Newcomers Welcome Club. Lunch starts with Caesar salad and the main dish is beef meatballs in marinara sauce and spaghetti, side dish of zucchini, freshly baked focaccia and ginger molasses cookies for dessert.

Take advantage of Lunch and Shop. Come for lunch, then take our center’s van to Safeway for your weekly shopping. Participants are then driven home. Our driver can assist with parcels as needed. There is a suggested donation of $1 for this service. Call to get on our schedule.

Socrates Café meets in the Acorn room from 1 to 3 p.m. This is a discussion group where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the Socratic Method.

Tuesday, April 23

The Happy Hikers group meets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9:15 a.m. to explore the trails of Tryon Creek State Park, Foothills, Willamette Park and more. Carpool or caravan will leave from LOACC east parking lot. The Saturday morning group meets at George Rogers Park Lower at 9:30 a.m.

The Lake Oswego Respite Program begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Acorn room. The program costs $30 per participant each day, and is held both Tuesdays and Thursdays on an ongoing basis. Contact Berta Derman, human services supervisor, to register.

Wednesday, April 24

The Arthritis Group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. These monthly meetings feature a variety of programs to benefit those living with arthritis. No fee and walk-ins welcome.

Lunch will be served by a group from City Slickers. Menu includes cottage cheese with fruit cocktail, main dish is salmon with soy ginger sauce, side dishes of rice pilaf, broccoli and cauliflower and freshly baked onion rolls and for dessert, cranberry coconut cookies.

Suggested donation for those 60 and over is $4; $5 for those under 60. Seating opens at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is served promptly at noon. Call to let us know that you will be attending.

The weekly supervised computer lab runs from 12:30 to 2 p.m. downstairs in the Alder room. Everyone is welcome.

From 1 to 3 p.m. experienced pinochle players meet in the Willow room. Call in advance to let us know you are coming so the group can coordinate play.

Experienced American mah jongg players meet between 1 and 4 p.m. each Wednesday in the Birch room.

Supporting LO Caregivers group meets the fourth Wednesday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and is designed for individuals providing care for an adult family member or friend with a physical illness or disability. No cost and walk-ins welcome. Ruth C. Cohen, LCSW, is the facilitator.

Thursday, April 25

Creative Hands meets in the Dogwood room from 9:30 a.m. to noon to work on handicraft projects benefiting various charities in the community. New participants always welcome.

Participate in the spring break bike ride. Meet at Sellwood park and ride along the Springwater Corridor toward Gresham. This is a 26-mile trip and not for beginners. Registration is required, cost is $5 for LOACC members and $7 for all others.

The Lake Oswego Respite Program begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Acorn room. The program costs $30 per participant each day, and is held both Tuesdays and Thursdays on an ongoing basis.

Contact Berta Derman, social services supervisor, to register for the program.

Scrabble is a great game to help keep your mind active. Come join us in the Willow room today from 1 to 3 p.m. Call the center to pre-register.



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