Senior New Ways Older Adult Groups and Activities, Mid-December 2008-January 2009

December 10, 2008

Senior Health Chats – 1st and 3rd Fridays, Los Altos UMC, Creekside C and D or Garden Room, 10 a.m.-12:00 noon. Devotions, stretching, snacks provided. Dec. 19, Tuina - Chinese Style Self-Massage and Exercise with Sunny Chen.

Senior Health Chat at Los Altos Public Library, 2nd Tuesdays, 1-2:30 p.m. Dec. 9, "Who Sang It? For the Holidays" with John Lehman; Jan. 13, Senior Driving Considerations with guest speaker arranged by Candace Bates of LA Senior Center.

Coming Fully Alive Series: Coming Fully Alive as You Age - (on Finding Meaning in Life, Being Fully Alive, Aging as a Spiritual Journey, and Humor): TBS-DVD teaching kit available.

Looking Forward, Looking Back (on Journaling, Movement-Meditation, Rituals, Communication, and Capturing Our Life Stories) upcoming in Sacramento, Clovis, and western Nevada.

Creative Aging for a Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit (on Laughter and Brain Fitness, Aging and Spirituality, ABCs of Fitness and Nutrition, Creativity in Later Life, and Elders as Earth Advocates): Mountain View Sr. Center, Tues., Jan. 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10.

Elders as Earth Advocates and Partners with Youth (on Elders as Earth Advocates Intro, Slowing Down, Simplicity, Where Do We Go from Here?): Sermon, Elk Grove UMC, Jan. 18, by Judith Pruess-Mellow.

Coming Fully Alive with Music and Pets, TBS.

Coming Fully Alive in Assisted Living, Belmont Village San Jose, Thurs., Jan. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Mercy McMahon Terrace, Sacramento, 4th Weds., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Call 650-209-1119 for information on any of these.

Adult Children/Caregivers of Aging Persons Support Group
- 2nd ODD month Mondays, 7:30-9 p.m., LAUMC Live Oak Room. Next meeting Jan. 13. Two groups in Grass Valley! Call for info.

Total Brain Fitness™
with Susan Diamond at Avenidas Senior Center (call 650-289-5400). Salinas UMC, Jan. 20, Feb. 3, 17, and Mar. 3, 9-12 p.m. Call 831-424-0855 for information.

Programs of our Partners:

Stories Unfolding
with Margriet DeLange. Call 650-969-5871 for more information, or see

– take time to write down your stories. 2nd Tuesdays, 1:30-3 p.m., Los Altos UMC Live Oak Room. Contact Jinny Newberry (650-948-5808).
Call Judith Pruess-Mellow of Senior New Ways for information (650-209-1119) on any of these groups. Visit or email Senior New Ways is a 501 (c) (3) corporation. All donations are tax-deductible.