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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

Think Tank

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

This fitness class features exercises that focus on strength and cardio cross-training, as well as balance and range of motion.


Torah Treasures

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:30am
Instructor: Rabbi Yitzchok Preis

A study of the Torah portion of the day.


Bridge/Mah Jongg Groups

Mondays – Thursdays, 1 – 4pm

Bring your group for a Senior Meal Deal at the J Café then enjoy an afternoon of Mahj or Bridge. 


New! Healthy Steps for Life

Starting March 6th 1:30-2:30pm
Facilitator: Marcy Kanter, CLM
Cost: $5 per class

Do you want to improve your health and have fun too? Healthy Steps for Life is a low-impact exercise program designed to improve balance and increase flexibility, strength and endurance for all physical levels. Easy dance steps are set to great music while sitting or standing. If you are transitioning back to exercise after rehab, or living with a chronic illness this class is a great fit for you.


Active Minds

Tuesdays, 1 – 2:30pm
Instructor: Bernice Pollack

This stimulating discussion group focuses on how to remain active as you age.


Rummikub

Tuesdays, 1 2 – 3pm

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! 


Active Minds Too!

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:30am
Instructor: Bernice Pollack

This stimulating discussion group focuses on how to remain active as you age. We’ve had such a great response to our Tuesday group, we’ve added this second group for Mondays!


Yoga for Seniors – Level 1

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:30pm
Instructor: Mary Seibert; $3/class

This popular class will help you gain strength and flexibility with gentle movements, all while moving at your own pace.


Yoga for Seniors – Level 2 

Thursdays, 1:30 – 2:30pm
Instructor: Mary Seibert; $3/class

This class will help you with your strength, flexibility, and balance through a variety of supported tai-yoga flows. Prerequisites: Participants should be able to move easily from seated to standing position.


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.


Tai Chi

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.


Wii Bowling

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!


Multimedia Art

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.


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 online or at 513-761-7500 x 1218 today!