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

May 20, 2009

 

 

 

Older Adult Groups

and Activities

Late May - August 2009

 

 

 

Senior Health Chat at Los Altos UMC (LAUMC), 1st and 3rd Fridays, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Caregiver University of the Alzheimer's Association, June 5, 19, July 3, 17. Call Dona Smith-Powers 650.494.3093. Donation suggested. Los Altos UMC is located at 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos, CA.

 

Senior Health Chat at Los Altos Public Library, 2nd Tuesdays, 1:00-2:30 p.m.  June 9, "Taking Advantage of Hidden Villa Nature Center", with Marc Sidel.

 


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) 
  > Modesto First UMC, Aug. 8, 9-3 p.m.
  > Woodside Terrace (Redwood City), Wed., May 20, 3-4:30 p.m.
  > DVD
teaching kit also available.

 

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

   > Daly City UMC, Saturdays, May 16-June 13, 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):

  > St. Andrew's UMC, Sacramento, Wednesdays, July 8-Aug. 5, 1:30-3 p.m.

  > Clovis, Sept. 11, 1-4 p.m., September 12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  > Sr. Center without Walls, July 6-Aug. 10, 3-3:30 p.m., 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, 10:30-12.

 

Coming Fully Alive with Music and Pets,

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

  > Handicapables, John 23rd Center, San Jose, TBS;

  > 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 San Jose, June. All welcome. Call for date and time.

  > (on Leaving a Legacy) at Mercy McMahon Terrace, Sacramento, May 27, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

 

Brain Fitness Alive!

  > Salinas UMC, June 1, 10-12 p.m. Call 831.424.0855. Free, thanks to Beulah grant.  


Circles of Care
- combination of Friendly Visitor training and Coming Fully Alive as You Age series:

  > Quincy UMC, Sat., Aug. 29, 9-3 p.m.


Senior Health Chat at Los Altos UMC (LAUMC), 1st and 3rd Fridays, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Caregiver University of the Alzheimer's Association, June 5, 19, July 3, 17. Call Dona Smith-Powers 650.494.3093. Donation suggested. Los Altos UMC is located at 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos, CA.


Senior Health Chat at Los Altos Public Library, 2nd Tuesdays, 1:00-2:30 p.m.  June 9, "Taking Advantage of Hidden Villa Nature Center," with Marc Sidel.


Adult Children/Caregivers of Aging Persons Support Group

  > 2nd ODD month Mondays, 7-9 p.m. at Los Altos UMC Room 2. July 13. Also, two groups in Grass Valley! Call for info.


Brain Fitness: Healthy Eating and Healing the Earth with Susan Harlan.

  > Los Altos UMC Redwood Room, 9-12 noon, $15. Pre-registration strongly suggested. Call 650.209.1119.


Total Brain Fitness (TM) with Susan Diamond.    
  > Watch for upcoming classes, Los Altos UMC.


 

 

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. See http://www.storiesunfolding.com/.


Memoir-writing
 take time to write down your stories. 2nd Tuesdays, 1:30-3pm, Los Altos UMC Live Oak Room. Contact Jinny Newberry at 650.948.5808. Free.


Pathways to Positive Aging, "
Walk This Way" Workshop with Walter Bortz, others, June 26, 10-1pm, Fremont Main Library, Fremont. Provided by Tri-City Elder Coalition. Free.

 

 

 

Call Judith Pruess-Mellow of Senior New Ways for information at 650.209.1119 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.