The following programs are presented by The Resource Place at the JCC.
InstructorKate O'Brien, BSW, MS, MHSA, Supervior of Community Case Management, JFS
Get the support you need to help care for your aging parent or loved one. Pre-registration is required 48 hours prior to a group meeting.
Upcoming Meeting Dates: Ocotber 19, November 16, December 21, January 18, February 15, 2015
Give someone the gift of sight. donate your used eyewear - persecrption and non - to individuals in need here in Rochester and throughout the world. collection bin located near the Main Desk during the month of December.
In partnership with Richard Levy at Eye Openers Optical Fashions
As we age it's important to maintain confidence in our ability to move and find ways to decrease our risk of falling. This presentation will give an overview of how falls happen, what makes them more likely and prevention tips to help decrease your risk of falling.
Enjoy the holiday season and all that goes along with it! Learn effective strategies that will enable you to celebrate and participate in festive celebrations without the extra weight gain. Take home great tips and new recipes!
This program will provide information about devices designed to help people with hearing loss function optimally in a variety of settings. Assistive Listening Devices (including amplified phones, TV listeners, alerting devices, etc.), CaptionCall phones, and other devices will be discussed.
A unique version of the Foreign Policy Association's "Great Decisions" program. Course materials are designed to engage students in critical debate regarding contemporary foreign policy challenges, with an emphasis on Jewish values and ethics in practice. Will require a bit of reading prior to each class.
Class meets on Thursday Jan 14, 28 & Feb 11, 25.
Cost includes required $10/text.
A partner program with Rochester Kollel at Temple B'rith Kodesh.
Come explore the humor and beauty of this quintessential Jewish language.
Please note: This link is only to register for Intermediate and Advanced Yiddish. If you are interested in Beginner Yiddish, please contact Joy Getnick. Date and time TBD based on participant availability.
Join us for an introduction to Super Noggin and brain fitness. We will discuss what is meant by "Brain Fitness", discuss lifestyle choices anyone can do to stay mentally sharp as they age. We will also review what Super Noggin is all about. Don't miss the fun!
Your heart works hard 24/7 to keep you alive! Treat it well and it will keep ticking for a long time. Learn what foods are most heart healthy and how to avoid foods that can cause harm. Take home new recipes and effective strategies for everyday life.
Mike Miller has been telling stories as a teacher, camp counselor, and professional storyteller for over 30 years. He loves entertaining grandparents, parents and children of all ages. Join us for this FREE event the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Have you always wanted to paint, or are you a more experienced artist seeking inspiration from like-minded friends? Work in the media of your choice from acrylics, oils, water color, and colored pencils to mixed media and enjoy demonstrations from guest artists. All ages and abilities are welcome. Painting coupon booklets must be purchased at the Main Desk to enter the class.
An outstanding documentary series on the history of Broadway. Hosted by Julie Andrews, "Broadway, the American Musical".
October 1: "Give My Regards to Broadway" (1893-1927), "Syncopated City" (1919-1933)
October 8: ""I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" (1930-1942), "Oh What a Beautiful Mornin'" (1943-1960)
October 22: "Tradition" (1957-1979), "Putting It Together" (1980-Early 2000)
Feel free to bring your own lunch
** Please note: there is NO film on Thursday, October 15th.
Do you see things on Pinterest or in a store or sale and think, "I can make that myself?" Well, now you can. Join us for these workshops to make easy, beautiful projects and keepsakes. Each class offers three different projects to take home. All materials are provided.
Instructor: Ashley Lofthouse
Wednesday, Dec 2: The Gifts of Giving- Make these to keep or give as gifts: Necklace, Photo frame, Truffles in a box.
Wednesday, Jan 13: A Little Somethin' for Everyone- Frame, Pendant, Kid's Magnetic Playboard
Thursday, Feb 11: This is How YOU Do It- Plaque, Cupcake Bouquet, Vintage Transfer
$30 per class Member: $25 per class
There is a discount if you take all three classes!
InstructorGary Updyke, MA
This 6 week class will explore how the practice of being mindful is a way of relating to yourself and the world around you by learning meditation. Bring a blanket or yoga mat. Class is limited to 15 participants.