Senior New Ways Older Adult Groups & Activities, November - December, 2009

November 05, 2009

Older Adult Groups
and Activities
November - December 2009
Senior New Ways monthly television program, filmed at the Midpeninsula Media Center of Palo Alto, is now available on the internet at Search on 'Senior New Ways'. Some past programs are also available.
Senior Health Chat at Los Altos United Methodist Church (LA UMC):
Senior Health Chat at Los Altos UMC, 1st and 3rd Fridays, 10:00-12:00 p.m. 
Call Dona Smith-Powers (650) 494-3093 or Rick Plain (650) 948-1083 for more information.
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): 
     Woodside Terrace (Redwood City), November 11, 10 – 11:30 a.m. All are welcome.         DVD teaching kit also available.
Looking Forward, Looking Back (on Journaling, Movement-Meditation, Rituals, Communication, and Capturing Our Life Stories)
     Alameda County Libraries (all on Journaling and Memoir-writing, 1:30 – 3 p.m.):
        November 5 – Albany
        November 17 – Newark
        November 19 – Castro Valley
        December 2 – Union City
        December 16 - Fremont
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):
     Sr. Center without Walls: September 28 – November 16, 3 to 3:30 p.m., a free CALL-
     IN Class; (877) 797-7299.
Coming Fully Alive in Assisted Living:
     Belmont Village San Jose:
          Simple Abundance, November 12, 6-7 p.m. All welcome.
          Living with Passion, December 10, 6-7 p.m.  
     Reutlinger Assisted Living, Danville:
          Advocating for Yourself, November 3, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
          Gifts of Aging, November 17, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
     Mercy McMahon Terrace, Sacramento:
          Simple Abundance, November 25, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
          Advocating for Yourself, December 30, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
     Chateau River's Edge:
          Wisdom of the Later Years, November 25, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
          Simple Abundance. December 30, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
After ten years as Executive Director of Senior New Ways, Judith Pruess-Mellow plans to step down from the position on December 31, 2009, as she enters "semi-retirement."
Senior New Ways is seeking candidates for the Executive Director position. The position, open January 1, 2010, will be advertised October 15 through November 15, 2009 or until the position is filled.
Email your resume and letter of interest to
Call Judith Pruess-Mellow of Senior New Ways for information at (650.209.1119) on any of these groups. Visit or email 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.