TimeOut is a program that gives special time to seniors and their caregivers.  Programs include a variety of games, snacks, and entertainment every Wednesday, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Commons at St. John's.        

        

Our Commitment:
Offer a respite for caregivers and a special outing for Senior Citizens within the Edmond community.

What We Do:                     
Offer a variety of planned activities, games, entertainment, snacks, and lunch as well as a communion prayer service.

A Typical "Day"

  • Social Time/Meet and Greet
  • News and Weather
  • Introduction of New Members
  • Who's been on vacation; who's going
  • Who's missing
  • Jokes
  • Bible Moment
  • Exercises--chair and standing
  • Monthly Birthday cake
  • Communion Service
  • Lunch ($3 donation appreciated)
  • Entertainment--live music, speakers, singing, Bingo with prizes, Bunco with prizes, Crafts, and more
  • Door prizes
  • Parties for EVERY Holiday including seasonal attire and costumes!Come Give it a Try...you'll love it!

 

Transportation:
Volunteers can provide a ride to TimeOut.  Contact the Parish Office for details.

Contact Parish Office
(405) 340-0691

 

Time & Training Required:
Initial training of 1 - 2 hours.  Typically 4 hours per week, 1 - 4 time per month.  Safe Environment training is required.

Helpful Attributes:
Friendly, outgoing, and comfortable with elderly people who may have physical and or mental disabilities. Willing to serve as a special friend in a family type environment. Willing to participate in activities as needed. May function as a driver of  a church vehicle if desired and upon request. Work well with other volunteers in group environment. Flexible.

 

Contact Pat Bourgeois
Debbie Kosters
Pam Valvo

 

"We look forward to Wednesdays!"

 "We always leave happier!"

Requirements for TimeOut Attendance:

  • Able to transfer sit to stand, stand to sit
  • Able to move independently from one location to another
  • Capable of attending to matters of personal hygiene
  • Able to eat independently
  • Behavior must be controlled, i.e. not loud, abusive or combative

Nurse is on duty at each program.

A Lovely Cake for the Celebratory Event                                          Centerpieces for the Special Day

Deacon George Leading a Blessing for the Special Couple              Their family Joined Us for the Communion Service

Anne & Barb provided special music                                             The Whole Family

Deacon George with Paul & Sally. Happy Anniversary!