AKRON — OASIS, a nonprofit organization that offers education and enrichment opportunities for adults older than 50, will offer the following programs: “Elder Law: Legislation Seniors Need to Know About,” with elder law attorney Margaret Kreiner, will be presented March 6; and “Personal Safety: How Not to Be a Victim” will take place March 13. Additionally, the OASIS Singers, who practice every Monday at 3 p.m., are looking for new members. Classes take place at the OASIS Center in the Macy’s store at Chapel Hill Mall. Registration is first come, first served. For more information on classes and fees, call (330) 633-7814 or visit www.oasisnet.org.
SUMMIT COUNTY — The United Way of Summit County Volunteer Center, which recruits and refers volunteers to area nonprofit organizations, has the following volunteer opportunity available: The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is requesting volunteers for the Grand Pal Program to write letters once a month to elementary school children. The minimum age is 55. For details about this and other volunteer opportunities, contact the Volunteer Center, 90 N. Prospect St. in Downtown Akron, at (330) 762-7601, ext. 5512, from 8 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. weekdays, or e-mail Pam Beals at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WADSWORTH — The Vintage Years Club at WRH Health System will offer “Making the Right Call: When to Call 9-1-1” March 16 at 10:30 a.m. in the hospital’s Founders Hall Education Center, Quad A/B. Mike Kollert, EMS and emergency preparedness coordinator for WRH, will lead an open discussion about when and why to make the 9-1-1 call. He will cover how to determine the urgency of the situation and what information will be helpful for those who respond and what to expect. The Vintage Years Club is free and open to anyone ages 55 and older. Call (330) 334-2829 to register for the program and/or to join the club.