We celebrated

Diane Brinich’s birthday

on Friday afternoon. Her actual birthday was on September 27th. Hope you had a great birthday!! Thank you for all you do for the Farrell Foundation!

Heartful Living Café

Tuesday, October 3rd

at 2pm

We welcome back Jen Nebraska on Tuesday for her seated Yoga wellness program. Jen will guide all in the gentle spirit of Yoga. Join us in-person or virtually. Cafe treats and refreshments follow for in-person participants.

Sweet Arts Café

Wednesday, Oct. 4th

Lunch – 11am

Program: Noon

Be with us for our lunchtime gathering each week on Wednesday. A great way to be together! Enjoy lunch and socialize prior to our program. Then at noon, Kyle MacMillan will be with us from Bridge Rehab for some standing and seated exercise for balance and strengthening. Important for older individuals to prevent falls and injury.

Celebrate the Arts

Friday, October 6th

at 2pm

Experience the fun and energy of chair dance led by staff from Active For Life on Friday afternoon. Enjoy moving to a variety of pieces of music while dancing from the comfort of your chair, either in-person or virtually. Stay and enjoy refreshments after. A great way to start your weekend!

This week . . .

. . . A very special birthday to Janis Carlson on Wednesday, October 4th!

Enjoy your birthday!!

It’s great to have you back with us!

With Sympathy . . .

We extend our sympathy to Maggie Winchester and family regarding the loss of her husband David this past week. David enjoyed many Foundation programs with his family and will be greatly missed. For further information, please contact the Foundation at:


October Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 12th: 1pm (Note Time)

Memory Cafe – New Opportunity at the Cleveland Heights Library

Baseball Memories – Hosts: Ike Brooks & Gretchen Denaro

Friday, October 13th 2pm

Monthly Support Group & Activity

Facilitator: CLFF Board Member Sally Ollerton

Friday, October 13th 6 – 9pm

Opening Reception for Artist David Noss Exhibit

Halloween & Autumn Events:

Wednesday, October 18th 11am – 1pm

Lunch & Ballroom Dancing with John & Pat Churavy

Friday, October 27th

Hand-carved Halloween Pumpkins by: Gaile & Joe Schafer

Corinne Jalkanen & Lee Ann Eyre: Story & Art Activity

Registration for the above sessions is required. Please click on the link below for the program(s) that you are interested in to register. For questions, please contact us at: 440-414-0434.

Thursday, October 12th: Baseball Memories

Registration link: https://events.heightslibrary.org/event/10778010

Thursday, November 9th: Scrapbook Memories

Registration link: https://events.heightslibrary.org/event/10778020

Thursday, December 14th: Holiday Music

Registration link: https://events.heightslibrary.org/event/10778026

New Art Exhibit!

New art exhibit coming this month! The work of

David Noss in the Center’s Gallery. David is an Abstract

Acrylic Painter. His art reception will be hosted on

Friday, October 13th from 6 – 9pm. It will be a fun evening!

Participant News

From left: Ike Brooks and Gretchen Denaro from Baseball Memories hosted a wonderful baseball program in Tuesday’s Heartful Living Cafe! Farrell Foundation Community Outreach Coordinator Nadine Kodysz and her friend Shirley Toth really enjoyed the presentation!

Sara Lawrence-Sucato

(in yellow shirt) from Dancing Wheels led

Move 2 Connect, a fun session in chair dance in last Wednesday’s Sweet Arts Cafe!

Here, Dr. Charlie Farrell and volunteer Peggy Deierhoi enjoy the weather. They

are seated on the new

hand-made bench built by volunteer David Hopka under the magnolia tree in front of our Sensory Garden!

Drummer and musician Billy Coakley brought some lively music to the Center in Friday’s Celebrate the Arts session!

Participant Dick and wife Mary Alice have some instruments at their disposal to try!

From left: Participant Alice gets some encouragement from Case Western Reserve Medical Student and new Farrell Foundation volunteer David in playing along with various instruments.

Volunteer Rosemary is enjoying playing along in the background.