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Are you looking for ways to stay active and to keep learning while at home? Stay connected with online programs from the Aging Well Neighborhood. Email awn@agingcareconnections.org for more information and to receive the links to join the classes online. Every one is Welcome!

Week of May 11

Tuesday May 12 | 1-2pm | Core and Posture Exercise Class - Exercises will focus on improving postural muscle and core strength to improve stability and mobility.

Wednesday May 13 | 2:00-3:00pm | Senior Qi Gong Exercise Class - A combination of chair and standing exercises that promote mobility and flexibility through all the joints in the body. It has been referred to as “oiling the joints”. These movements create suppleness and youthful vitality throughout the body. 

Thursday May 14 | 10-11:15am | Medications: A Double-Edged Sword - Approximately one in three older adults who take five or more medications will experience one adverse drug event each year and two-thirds of these events will require medical attention. This presentation will help you to implement safe medication practices, identify medications with the greatest risk for adverse events, and learn tips on how to avoid adverse drug events/reactions of all types.

Friday May 15 | 11:15am-12:15pm | Senior Strong Fitness - Let us help you stay fit while you sit. Bringing sensible and functional fitness to seniors everywhere. Enjoy workouts from the comfort of your home with your friends and family.

Friday May 15 | 3-5:30pm | Act II Flicks on Friday via Zoom! “Gosford Park” - Gosford Park is a 2001 British satirical black comedy mystery film directed by Robert Altman and written by Julian Fellowes. The film stars an ensemble cast, which includes Eileen Atkins, Stephen Fry, Richard E. Grant, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Northam, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Emily Watson. The story follows a party of wealthy Britons plus an American producer, and their servants, who gather for a shooting weekend at Gosford Park, an English country house. A murder occurs after a dinner party, and the film goes on to present the subsequent investigation from the servants' and guests' perspectives. Rating: R. 138 minutes.

Week of May 18

Monday May 18 | 11:30am-12:30pm | Thriving at Home - Learn how to feel empowered to get and stay on-track with your goals during the coronavirus pandemic. Fresh ideas, tips, and strategies to help you stay healthy and avoid feeling stressed and overwhelmed.

Tuesday May 19 | 1-2pm | Balance and Strength Exercise Class - Exercises will focus on strengthening muscles that will aid in improving balance and specific exercises to challenge balance.

Wednesday May 20 | 2:00-3:00pm | TV & Movie Trivia - Join us for a low-key game of trivia!

Thursday May 21 | 10-11:15am | Understanding Diabetes - Learn about Diabetes, the most common disorder of the endocrine system. Including: Basics of Diabetes, signs and symptoms, causes, how you get tested for Diabetes, what parts of the body are affected by Diabetes, treatments, ways to prevent the disease, can Diabetes be cured, and more.

Friday May 22 | 11:15am-12:15pm | Senior Strong Fitness - Let us help you stay fit while you sit. Bringing sensible and functional fitness to seniors everywhere. Enjoy workouts from the comfort of your home with your friends and family.

Future Programs:

  • Tuesday May 26 | 1-2pm | Fitness Class
  • Wednesday May 27 | TBA  
  • Thursday May 28 | 10-11:15am | Senior Housing 101
  • Friday May 29 | 11:15am-12:15pm| Senior Strong Fitness 
  • Tuesday June 2 | 1-2pm | Fitness Class
  • Wednesday June 3 | TBA  
  • Thursday June 4 | 10-11:15am | TBA Seminar
  • Friday June 5 | 11:15am-12:15pm| Senior Strong Fitness 
  • Friday June 5 | 3:00pm | Act II Flicks on Friday via Zoom!

 

Please email AWN@agingcareconnections.org for more information and to receive the links to join our online classes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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