Senior Wellness & Education
Pursue your creative side with a paintbrush, sing with a chorus, practice your Yiddish, or enjoy a game of bridge or mahj. You can take a day trip or see a show with us.
Take a look at what we’re currently offering:
Ongoing Wellness Programs
Fridays, 10:30 – 11:45am
Facilitator: Ann Pappalardo, MSW, LISW; FREE
This lively discussion group examines a wide variety of topics of interest.
Fit for Life
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 9:30 – 10:30am
Instructors: Kelly Greulich & Melissa Shrimplin
This fitness class features exercises that focus on strength and cardio cross-training, as well as balance and range of motion.
Mondays, 10:30 – 11:30am
Instructor: Rabbi Yitzchok Preis
A study of the Torah portion of the day.
Bridge/Mah Jongg Groups
Mondays – Fridays, 1:30 – 6pm
Bring your group for a Senior Meal Deal at the J Café then enjoy an afternoon of Mahj or Bridge.
September 8 – 20 & November 3 – December 22
Mondays, 1:30 – 3pm
Tuesdays 7 – 8:15pm
Do you like tennis, badminton, and ping-pong? You’ll love Pickleball, one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S.!
Mondays, 10:30am – 12pm
Tuesdays, 1 – 3pm
Instructor: Bernice Pollack
This stimulating discussion group focuses on how to remain active as you age.
Tuesdays, 12 – 3pm
Facilitated by: Sue Busemeyer
Come play with us! Rummikub is a tile-based game that is a combination of rummy and mahjong. It’s easy to learn and we are happy to teach and new players!
Yoga for Seniors
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:30pm
Instructor: Mary Seibert; $3/class
This class will help with your strength, flexibility, and balance through a variety of supported tri yoga flows. Prerequisites: Participants should be able to move easily from seated to standing positions.
Chess & Scrabble Club
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2 – 6pm
Come join in on a rousing game of chess or scrabble. Don’t know how to play? Don’t worry, we’ll have friends to teach you. All ages are welcome to participate.
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30am
Instructor: Ralph Dehner, Master Trainer; $3/class
This ongoing Tai Chi program helps with arthritis, balance, and memory. Learn an ancient Yang style short form. Beginners are always welcome.
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:30am
If you can’t make it to the real lanes, come have fun with virtual bowling. You’ll get moderate exercise with a group of enthusiastic Wii bowlers. No experience? We’ll teach you the lanes!
Thursdays, 10am – 12pm
Instructor: Rita Wasserman; $3/class
Do you enjoy creating art? Or, do you just want to get started? Bring your own projects and get helpful advice from Rita Wasserman, a retired art teacher and working artist. Bring any art medium you’d like.
Issues of the Day
Thursdays, 1 – 2:30pm
Instructor: Ann Pappalardo, MSW, LISW
This dynamic discussion group reviews current news including national, world, and local events.
Blood Pressure Checks
Last Thursday of the month, 10 – 11am
In room 120/121
Stay healthy! Get your blood pressure checked by Star Point Home Care. Everyone is welcome.