Special Programs and Series
Come enjoy special events and series throughout the year! From tax preparation to documentary series, we offer something new each month.
Take a look at what we’re currently offering:
New! Total Memory Workout
Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4; 3:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: $50 for 5 week workshop
Facilitated by Patricia Faust, MGS/Gerontologist/PCF Consulting
Frustrated by your forgetfulness? Don’t be. Memory lapses aren’t necessarily a sign of age — more often they are a sign of the times, as we’re all inundated with important information to remember, from PINs and passwords to children’s schedules and crucial business facts. Learn techniques to help improve your memory.
This powerful workshop begins on Tuesday, May 7 at 3:30 pm. Space is limited so register at 513-761-7500 x 1218 today, or click below.Register
New! Remo HealthRHYTHMS Group Drumming
May 9, 16, 23, & 30; 10:30 – 11:30am
Instructors: Melissa Shrimplin and Ann Pappalardo
HealthRHYTHMS is a fun program which promotes socialization and ensures a healthy, non-strenuous workout. It also helps participants connect while fostering support, camaraderie, self-respect and respect for others. HealthRHYTHMS uses drumming as a tool for communication and personal expression. RSVP to Melissa at 513.761.7500 x 1218.
Get Out, Get Healthy!
10:30am – 12pm
FREE with RSVP; transportation provided from the J
Join us as we travel to different local parks to get out and get healthy! We will leave the J by 10:30am and return by noon. The program is free to anyone over 60 years old. RSVP is required by 12pm the day before each walk; call 513-761-7500 x 1218. Remember to bring your water bottle!
June 6: Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
June 12: Smale Park
July 10: Sharon Woods
July 25: International Friendship Park
August 1: Farbach Warner Nature Preserve
August 14: Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Redefine Retirement: Maximize Social Security! Take Control and Maximize Benefits
June 11, 5:30pm
This series is presented in collaboration with JVS Career Services, Jewish Family Service, and AgeWell Cincinnati
Learn from experts about life in retirement, from maximizing your health and retirement benefits, to staying protected, and more. In this session Social Security professionals will explain complex Social Security provisions and terms. Maximize your benefits with strategies that will help you make a plan. RSVP at JVSCareers.org/redefineretirement or call 513-936-9675.
AARP Driver Safety Course
June 24, 1 – 5pm
Facilitator: Rob Carter, AARP
Cost: $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-AARP members
Driving has changed since you first got your license. This AARP Driver Safety Course could help keep you safe and save you money! Learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. Fees will be paid to the instructor in class – please bring a check or cash. RSVP to 513-761-7500 x 1218.
NEW! Memoir Writing Workshop
Mondays, July 8, 15, 22, & 29, 1 – 2pm
Cost: $18 for the 4-week workshop
Every life story is precious and unique. Even the most “ordinary” life is full of stories waiting to be told. This interactive workshop will open the door and begin the process of putting pen to paper to express life experiences and insights. The workshop will be led by award-winning writer and artist Miriam Karp, who will share examples from her family memoirs, including her first book, Painting Zaidy’s Dream: Memoir of a Searching Soul. RSVP to 513.761.7500 x 1218.
Smartphone I-Help Club: Managing Your Smartphone
Mondays, 3 – 4pm
Do you love your smartphone but need help managing photos and more? Jennifer Goodman and her classmates from Sycamore High School will help you learn to manage photos, apps, and other information on your smartphone. RSVP to 513.761.7500 x 1218 to join the club!