Senior New Ways Older Adult Groups and Activities, Late-April Through May, 2009

May 01, 2009

 

 

 

  

Older Adult Groups and Activities for
Late April - May 2009

 

 

 

Senior Health Chat at Los Altos UMC, 1st and 3rd Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon. Los Altos UMC is located at 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos, CA. Call Dona Smith-Powers (650.494.3093). Donation suggested.

 

Senior Health Chat at Los Altos Public Library, 2nd Tuesdays, 1-2:30 p.m.  May 12, "Finding Meaning in Retirement: Making a Plan" with Cathy Chavez.

 

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)

~Hilltop Senior Living, Grass Valley, 3rd Saturdays. Mar. 21-May 16; also at Modesto First UMC, Aug. 8, 9-3 p.m.

~Woodside Terrace (Redwood City), Wed., May 20 at 3-4:30 p.m. DVD teaching kit is also available.


Looking Forward, Looking Back
(on Journaling, Movement-Meditation, Rituals, Communication, and Capturing Our Life Stories)

~San Leandro UMC, Tues. April 21-May 19, 2-3:30 p.m.

~Daly City UMC, Saturdays., May 9-June 6, 10-11:30 a.m.


Creative Aging for a Healthy Mind, Body and Spirit
(on Laughter and Brain Fitness, Aging and Spirituality, ABC's of Fitness and Nutrition, Creativity in Later Life, and Elders as Earth Advocates)

~Loomis UMC, April 23, 10 a.m.-noon

~Carson Valley UMC, May 30, 9-3

~St. Andrew's UMC, Sacramento, Weds., July 8-Aug. 5, 1:30-3pm

~Clovis, Sept. 11, 1-4pm, Sept. 12, 9-12am

~Sonoma FUMC, May 1, 8, 9-12 noon.

~Sr. Center without Walls, July 6-Aug. 10, 3-3:30pm, a free CALL-IN class; 877-797-7299.


Elders as Earth Advocates and Partners with Youth
(on Elders as Earth Advocates Intro, Slowing Down, Simplicity, Where Do We Go from Here?):

~Sermon, Castro Valley UMC, May 24, by Judith Pruess-Mellow

~Castro Valley UMC Tues., May 5-June 2, 10:30 a.m.-noon


Coming Fully Alive with Music and Pets:

~Sr. Friendship Day, Palo Alto, April 15, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

~Chadbourne Adult Ed, Millbrae, Mondays, June 8 & July 13, 12:35-1:30 p.m.

~Handicapables, John 23rd Center, San Jose, May 2

~Cupertino Sr. Center, June 1, 8, & 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Coming Fully Alive in Assisted Living:

~(on Communication and Intimacy in Later Life) at Belmont Village in San Jose, June. All are welcome. Call for date and time.

~(on Leaving a Legacy) at Mercy McMahon Terrace, Sacramento, May 20, 1:30-2:30 p.m.


Brain Fitness Alive!
Salinas UMC, May 4, 18 & June 1, 10 a.m.-noon. Call 831-424-0855. Free.

 

Adult Children/Caregivers of Aging Persons Support Group -2nd ODD month Mondays, 7-9 p.m., LAUMC Garden Room, May 11. Also, two groups in Grass Valley! Call for information.


Total Brain Fitness -
with Susan Diamond, watch for upcoming classes, LAUMC.

 

Programs of our Partners:

Interfaith Women's Dialogue: Next meeting: June 7, Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos, 2-4:15 p.m.

Stories Unfolding, with Margriet DeLange. Visit www.StoriesUnfolding.com.

 

Memoir-writing (take time to write down your stories) at the Los Altos UMC Live oak Room, 2nd Tuesdays, 1:30-3 p.m. Contact Jinny Newberry (650.948.5808). Free.

 

Pathways to Positive Aging, Brain Fitness Workshop including Susan Diamond, April 24, 10-1 p.m. Washington Hospital, 2500 Mowry Ave., Fremont. Provided by Tri-City Elder Coalition. Free.

 

WORLD LAUGHTER DAY, SUNDAY MAY 3. DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE.

 

 


Call Judith Pruess-Mellow of Senior New Ways at 650.209.1119 for information on any of these groups, visit
www.seniornewways.org or email judithpm@seniornewways.org. Senior New Ways is located at 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos, CA 94024. Senior New Ways is a 501 (c) (3) corporation. All donations are tax-deductible.