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NEW, NEWS, & NOTEWORTHY

JANUARY DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE:

FALL PREVENTION
As we get into the winter season, we all need to be especially mindful of the risk of falling. Falls can happen anywhere; the most common are everyday places - shower stalls, supermarket aisles, stairs. READ MORE


COMPUTER GURU
The Desktop, Downloads, and Recycle Folders
by Don Benjamin

Last month’s article explained how to organize your computer files into folders. Now we’re going to look at three special file folders—one you use all the time, and two you may be neglecting.
But First… 
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COMING SOON

NOTICE:

PSRC will be closed
Monday, January 15th in honor of the
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday



All programs and classes are free and held at the 
Suzanne Patterson Building unless otherwise indicated.



JANUARY NEWSLETTER



JANUARY 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 topics:
January 16th ~ Hans Rosling: The magic washing machine
January 23rd ~ Kathryn Schultz: Don’t regret regret
January 30th ~ Manoush Zomorodi: How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas
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.
 

OPERA FILM FESTIVAL
Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Princeton Friends of Opera

January 16th:  Giacomo Puccini ~ “Tosca” (in Italian)
with Luciano Pavarotti, 
Shirley Verrett, Cornell Macneil. 2010 Met Opera and Chorus - James Conlon (conductor).127 minutes
January 23rd:  Sergei Prokofiev ~ “The Love for Three Oranges” (in Russian) with Alex Tranovitsky, Andre Ilyushnikov, Nadezhda Serdjuk. 2004 Mahler Chamber Orchestra - Tugan Sokhiev (conductor). 112 minutes
January 30th:  “Luciano Pavarotti: A Life in Seven Arias” A film by David Thompson/BBC/Thirteen WNET.  A documentary on the life and art of the “Primo Tenore.” 83 minutes

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MINDFULNESS SEMINAR Registration for this program is full.
Wednesdays, January 17th  and 24th, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

              
BOOK DISCUSSION: ENRIQUE’S JOURNEY by Sonia Nazario
Thursday, January 18th at 10:00 a.m., meeting at PSRC.
This story puts a human face on the ongoing debate about immigration reform in the United States. Enrique’s Journey recounts the unforgettable quest of a Honduran boy looking for his mother in the United States, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States. Isabel Allende writes: “This is a twenty-first century Odyssey. If you are only going to read one non-fiction book this year, it has to be this one.”
Part of Princeton’s community events on Global Migrations. Co-sponsored by PSRC and the Princeton Public Library.
Registration required. No fee.

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WOMEN IN RETIREMENT
Friday, January 19th at 10:30 a.m.
“Fabulous Fashionistas” a documentary by Sue Bourne.  
A short video about the film, exploring the art of aging in the company of six extraordinary women with an average age of eighty. Vivian Greenberg, LCSW, lecturer and consultant will lead a lively discussion after the screening. All are welcome.

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FYI SEMINAR: SMALL CHANGES MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE
Friday, January 19th at 1:00 p.m.
Join Wendy Kessler from “Right at Home” to learn how making small changes
in your home can make a big difference in your life. No fee.
Sponsored by Merwick Care and Rehabilitation

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TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT
Friday, January 19th at 3:00 p.m.
This group addresses many different kinds of issues that can arise during the transition to retirement. The group is facilitated by John George, PhD,
licensed psychologist, and Dave Roussell, MSEd, MSW, LSW, PSRC Care Coordinator and HomeFriends Coordinator.

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YOUR ENGAGED RETIREMENT
LECTURE SERIES 2017 - 2018

Informational lectures on a wide array of retirement issues, co-sponsored by PSRC and the Princeton Public Library, and held in the Library’s Newsroom.
LEGAL AND ESTATE PLANNING
with Fiona Van Dyck of Van Dyck Law, LLC.

Monday, January 22nd at 7:00 p.m.
What you need to know about estate and long-term care planning in these turbulent times. Drop in; registration not required.
Upcoming lectures:
Monday, February 26: Family Caregiving
Monday, March 26: Healthcare Decisions
Monday, April 23: Volunteering


FREE TECH GADGET SUPER LAB
Wednesday, January 24th 12:30 -  2:30 p.m.
Did you receive a new piece of technology this holiday season and don’t know what to do with it? Perhaps you need to brush up your skills on your laptop or smartphone, or would you like help with a glitchy computer program? This Gadget Super Lab is just for you. Kind and tech-savvy Bloomberg volunteers will be on hand to help you with all your electronic needs. 
No fee. 
Registration recommended.
REGISTER HERE

FYI SEMINAR: PARKINSON’S DISEASE
Friday, January 26th at 1:00 p.m.
Dr. Jill Farmer, DO, MPH will provide updates on the maintenance of Parkinson's Disease.
Dr. Farmer is an assistant professor and Director of the Movement Disorder Program at Drexel University. She sees patients in the Princeton area and works closely with the Princeton Care Center for movement disorder referrals.   

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Online registration for Evergreen Forum Spring 2018 is now open! Brochures will be mailed only to those who don't use email.

Click here to go to the course list page where you can read the full course descriptions then go to the registration page.

 



ENRICHMENT CLASSES

DRAWING WITH ALEX KOLTCHEV
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
$72/residents, $96/non-residents

WORD PLAY (POETRY) WITH RICE LYONS
Mondays at 2:00 p.m.
$5/quarter

WRITING YOUR LIFE WITH BETTY LIES
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
$36/residents, $48/non- residents

MEMOIR WRITING WITH EMILY LOGUE
Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m.
$5/quarter (class is currently full.)

PAINTING WITH CHRISTINA RANG
Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
Painting with watercolor and acrylics.
$72/residents, $96/non-residents


MULTIMEDIA ART WITH HANNAH FINK
Mondays at 1:00 p.m.
$72/residents; $96/non-residents

COSMOLOGY
Thursdays at 9:45 a.m.
$5/quarter. Peer-led science discussion.
Contact brucewallman@gmail.com for more information.

 

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Financial assistance is available to those for whom the fee is a hardship; please ask at the front desk at the Suzanne Patterson Building or Spruce Circle.



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 
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
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS


BEREAVEMENT 
Monday, January 22nd at 1:00 p.m.
Corner House 19


CAREGIVERS 
Monday, January 8th at 1:00 p.m.
Corner House 19


CHILDREN OF AGING PARENTS 
Wednesday, January 10th at 4:30 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


GRANDPARENTS
Tuesday, January 16th at 1:00 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


NEXT CHAPTER: Widows/Widowers:
Tuesday, January 9th and 23rd at 10:00 a.m. 
(Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month)

Suzanne Patterson Building - new location due to parking constraints at 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, January 5th at 2:00 p.m.
Monument Hall Main


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


TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT
Friday, January 19th at 3:00 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


WOMEN IN RETIREMENT
Friday, January 19th at 10:30 a.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


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



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 January 2018 newsletter.

 

 



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