The following programs are presented by The Resource Place at the JCC.
Excessive or chronic stress can interfere with your memory. This fun and enlightening class gives a brief overview of the effects of stress on the brain and presents simple mental and physical techniques for relaxation that can be done anywhere...anytime! You'll learn techniques that will de-stress you, invigorate your brain, and even get you laughing!
This program is an overview of the types and causes of hearing loss. We will also cover the relationship between hearing loss and how it affects other health conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and dementia, among others.
Learn about the underlying mechanisms which lead to insomnia and how insomnia, which results in chronic insufficient sleep, effects your health. Learn beginning and advanced sleep hygiene techniques, and coping strategies which you can practice immediately.
Reduce your risk for cancer by improving your diet with beneficial, healing foods. Learn which foods support and strengthen your immune system and provide you with the greatest benefits to your health.
Join us for brain gymnastics! Novelty and challenge are important in keeping mentally sharp, and this class will get those brain cells firing with noncompetitive activities and exercises designed to work the brain in new ways. No games, IQ challenges or puzzles- just "whole brain" workouts that are lots of fun!
As busy moms, we don't always take the time to take care of ourselves. Learn some wonderful ways to take care of yourself so that you can be 100% present not only for your children, but for your other roles: partner, sister, daughter, friend, employee/employer...and the list only grows! Register today! Lunch included.
This program will introduce communication strategies for people with hearing loss that can also be used by those with whom they communicate. We will also provide an overview of who is a candidate for hearing aids, considerations in choosing a hearing aid, and general information about hearing aid technology.
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 monthly event.
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: September 21, Ocotber 19, November 16, 2015
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.