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FEATURED EVENTS


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BRINGING THE WORLD TO YOU
THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

Friday, November 10th, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


PSRC’S FALL CONFERENCE 2017

 Apps * Digital Books * Home Delivery Services * Home Safety
Internet Security *
Medical Portals & Info * Personal Emergency Response Systems 
 Streaming Audio/Video
 * Tracking/ People and Things * Video Streaming Services 
Searching the Web
 
Learn how technology can help you every day. 
Workshops and a resource fair; lunch included.

  $5 suggested donation
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NEW, NEWS, & NOTEWORTHY

OCTOBER DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE:
HomeFriends Celebrates 30 Years

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COMPUTER GURU:
Operating System Updates Coming

by Don Benjamin
 

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WHO KNEW? MAKING ART IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH
There is no denying the problems that accompany aging. But what has been universally denied is the potential. The ultimate expression of potential is creativity.” —Dr. Gene Cohen

If you’ve always dreamed of leading an artistic life but never thought it was possible, you might find inspiration in a group of seniors from Brooklyn, New York. On May 10, an exhibition of their work in collage opened at the Brooklyn Public Library, the result of a 20-week series of workshops taught by a professional artist working with the nonprofit Elders Share the Arts.

There’s been a steady growth in arts-and-culture programming for older people, likely a result of the Aging and Creative Arts Study. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and led by Dr. Gene Cohen, this was the first controlled study to measure the impact of professionally conducted arts programs on the health and well-being of older adults. Elders Share the Arts was one of the three organizations that provided programming for the study (the other two were the Center for Elders and Youth in the Arts in San Francisco and Washington, DC’s Levine School of Music.)

The results were powerful: The groups of seniors that participated in the arts had fewer doctor visits, took less medication, suffered from fewer falls and reported better morale — along with the sense of growth and potential that comes from a steady improvement in skills. The seniors in the control groups experienced declining health. READ MORE



COMING SOON

All programs and events are free and are held in the Suzanne Patterson Building unless otherwise indicated. All are welcome.



OCTOBER NEWSLETTER

OCTOBER PROGRAMS

TED TALKS
Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
First we watch a TED Talk, then we discuss it.
Discussions are facilitated by Helen Burton. All are welcome.
This month's talks:

October 24: Anna Deveare Smith: Four American Characters
October 31: Michael Patrick Lynch: How to see past your own perspective and find truth

For more information visit TED.com.
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COMPUTER LAB
Tuesdays, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. 
Wednesdays, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Fridays, 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon

Bring your own laptop, tablet or other device or use one of our desktops; our compassionate and patient volunteers will be happy to help you. Just drop in.


WOMEN IN RETIREMENT
Friday, October 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Speaker: Sandy Smith, League of Women Voters will discuss the upcoming 2017
election and why it’s so important to residents of New Jersey. Sandy will briefly review the history of our state government structure and then discuss the state-level offices that are up for election. All are welcome.

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FYI: UPDATES ON CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
with Dr. Banu Mahalingham 
of Princeton HealthCare System
Friday, October 20 at 1:00 p.m.
This seminar will provide information on how you can identify and control the risk

factors for heart disease, and start and maintain a heart-healthy lifestyle.
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TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT
Friday, October 20 at 3:00 p.m.
This group addresses the many different kinds of issues that can arise during the
transition to retirement. The group is facilitated by John George, PhD,
licensed psychologist, and by Dave Roussell, MSEd, MSW, LSW, PSRC’s Care
Coordinator and HomeFriends Coordinator. All are welcome.

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ANDROID CLASS #3
Messaging with Android Phones

Monday, October 23 at 11:00 a.m.
Join us and learn how to use the Messages App on your Android phone. You will
learn how to send, receive and delete messages containing text, pictures, audio
and video. Please bring your Android phones to class. Limit: 8 people. Instructor:
N. B. Sreenivasan.
This class is full; please call 509.924.7108 to be placed on the waiting list.


HEALTHCARE DECISIONS WORKSHOP
Tuesday, October 24 at 1:00 p.m.
This free workshop will review healthcare directives, appointing a surrogate, and
having the conversation with your family or friends about your end-of-life
wishes. Copies of the Five Wishes document will be available for completion. Facilitated by Susan Hoskins, LCSW and Dave Roussell, MSEd, MSW, LSW. To register you may call: 609.924.7108 or

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MORE ABOUT IPAD
Thursday, October 26 at 1:00 p.m.

Learn your way around email, taking and storing photos, and downloading  and using your favorite apps (applications.) Remember to bring your Apple ID and password. Each iPad class is limited to 10 people. Instructor: Barbara Essig. Intro to iPad is a prerequisite for the More About iPad class.
Registration is required for all technology/iPad classes due to space constraints.
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For complete program descriptions, please consult the
October Newsletter;
click here to go to the class registration page.



EXERCISE  & FITNESS 

AEROBICS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 9:15 a.m.

Register through the Princeton Recreation Department 609.921.9480
CHAIR EXERCISE: Mondays at 11:30 a.m., and Fridays at 12 noon 
at Spruce Circle

CHAIR YOGA: Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
EARLY BIRD AEROBICS: Every weekday morning at 8:00 a.m.
TABLE TENNIS: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. Free
YOGA: Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
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MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS
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BEREAVEMENT 
Monday, November 20 at 1:00 p.m.
Corner House 19


CAREGIVERS 
Monday, November 13 at 1:30 p.m.
Corner House 19

CHILDREN OF AGING PARENTS 
Wednesday, November 8 at 4:30 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building

GRANDPARENTS

Tuesday, November 21 at 1:00 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


NEXT CHAPTER: Widows/Widowers:
Tuesday, October 24 at 10:30 a.m. 
(First meeting date changed due to Health Fair at PSRC on 10/10)
Spruce Circle


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There are no fees associated with any of these groups.



WEEKLY SOCIAL GROUPS 
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CRAFTY PEOPLE
Fridays at 10:00 a.m.
Elm Court


KNIT WITS 
Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.
Spruce Circle


LET'S TALK 
Wednesdays at 2:45 p.m.
Spruce Circle


LETS TALK IN ENGLISH
Mondays at 1:00 p.m.
Spruce Circle

Fridays at 9:30 a.m.
Redding Circle


MEN IN RETIREMENT
Friday, October 6 at 2:00 p.m.
Monument Hall Main

TED TALKS
Every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. 
Suzanne Patterson Building


TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT
Friday, October 20 at 3:00 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building

WOMEN IN RETIREMENT
Friday, October 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building

There are no fees associated with any of these groups.
REGISTER HERE



GAMES
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

SOCIAL BRIDGE
MAH JONGG
SCRABBLE AND OTHER GAMES

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For in-depth information about all the programs, groups, activities and resources we offer, please CLICK HERE to see the OCTOBER 2017 newsletter.

 




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Suzanne Patterson Building 609-924-7108
Spruce Circle 609-252-2362
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Hours:
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Spruce Circle 10:00AM-4:00PM,
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