Senior New Ways Older Adult Groups and Activities, Late June - September, 2009
Older Adult Groups
Late June - September 2009
Senior Health Chat at Los Altos UMC (LAUMC), 1st and 3rd Fridays, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Caregiver University workshops led by the Alzheimer's Association staff.
July 3, 10:00 a.m. - Memory Strategies and Research - This workshop combines the latest research on reducing the risk of dementia with practical tips and exercises to improve memory.
July 17, 10:00 a.m. - Memory Loss and Aging: How do I know if it's Alzheimer's? Know the 10 Signs - Early Detection Matters - This workshop targets individuals with memory complaints who are trying to determine the significance of their impairments.
July 31, 10:00 a.m. - Compassionate Communication - Strategies for family caregivers.
August 7, 10:00 a.m. - Moving a Loved One with Memory Loss
August 21, 10:00 a.m. - The latest in Alzheimer's Treatment & Research
No registration necessary. Room assignment will be announced later.
"Caring for Caregivers" support group at Los Altos UMC, 3rd Thursdays of the month, 10-11:30 a.m. in the Live Oak Room.
Contact Dona Smith-Powers (650.494.3093) or Rick Plain (650.948.1083) or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. July 14, Alice of Alice's Stick Cookies on "Starting Your Own Business."
Coming Fully Alive as You Age (on Finding Meaning in Life, Being Fully Alive, Aging as a Spiritual Journey, and Humor)
Looking Forward, Looking Back (on Journaling, Movement-Meditation, Rituals, Communication, and Capturing Our Life Stories)
> Nevada City UMC, Sundays, September 13 to October 4, 12-1:30 p.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.
Coming Fully Alive with Music and Pets,
> Chadbourne Adult Ed, Millbrae, Monday, July 13, 12:35-1:30 p.m.
> Handicapables, John 23rd Center, San Jose, TBS;
Coming Fully Alive in Assisted Living.
> (on Gifts of Aging) at Belmont Village San Jose, July 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m. All welcome. Call for date and time.
> (on Balance and Fall Prevention) at Mercy McMahon Terrace, Sacramento, July 31, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Brain Fitness Alive!
> Quincy UMC, Sat., Aug. 29, 9-3 p.m. All are welcome
> 2nd ODD month Mondays, 7:30-9 p.m. at Los Altos UMC Room 2. July 13. Also, two groups in Grass Valley! Call for info.
> Los Altos UMC Redwood Room, August 15, 9:30-12 noon, $15. Pre-registration required. Call (650.209.1119).
Mindfulness Meditation for Caregivers: To be offered this fall.
Breath Prayer Workshops: "Walk the Walk, Breath a Prayer" with Lloyd Young. August 1st.
> 9-11 a.m., Los Altos UMC
> 1-3 p.m., Santa Clara UMC.
> Free. Call (650.209.1119) to register
Programs of our Partners:
Next meeting: August 9, San Jose Friends Meeting, 2-4 p.m.
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 email@example.com. 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.