By Correne Martin and Preston Crowley-Lee
Being a senior citizen in Prairie du Chien just got better.
Hoffman Hall has introduced Senior Rec, a free opportunity for seniors 60 and older to gather at a common site and engage in socialization, relax and enjoy activities with other friends and acquaintances from area communities. They can have a cup of coffee, read the newspaper, maybe play a game of pool, browse the Internet and check emails, watch TV and perhaps even listen to a speaker or join a group class on occasion.
“We felt it was important we had not only an area to do things but also a set time where people were welcomed to engage with one another,” explained Ron Leys, a senior Hoffman Hall user from Prairie du Chien. “I swim here daily and I saw this nice space and thought we should make use of it.”