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Due to caution around COVID, many programs have moved to Zoom.

Is it your first time? Watch this "How to".

Interested in scheduling a program for your group? Reach out to Marigrace Flynn at mflynn@cafsnj.org.

September 2022

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022
11:00 am12:00 pm

New to or familiar with the virtual platform Zoom, this guide will show you the features available to you when you are participating in a Zoom meeting. Users will learn how to Mute/unmute microphone, how to start and stop video, invite other participants, reveal the participant panel , share your screen and reveal the chat panel.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
1:00 pm2:00 pm
Zoom

Dates: 6/15, 6/29, 7/6, 7/27, 8/3, 8/17, 8/31, 9/14

Everyday we add a new page to our book of life stories and these stories will leave a great mark. Your shining seasons and most challenging moments carry on and will teach onward generations. This group will come together over 8 sessions to share and record life stories from all the stages of life into a keepsake book. Participants will be provided with a book to write down stories, paste pictures and keepsakes, etc. The possibilities are endless! Don't like to write or scrapbook? That is okay too! Just come to share with the rest of the group.

Session 1: Getting Started (books will be delivered prior to session 2)
Session 2: Childhood
Session 3: Adolescence
Session 4: Young Adulthood
Session 5: Older Adulthood
Session 6: Overview
Session 7: Now and into the Future
Session 8: Graduation

*Materials provided for older adults in Bergen and Passaic Counties*

*$25 Gift Card attendance raffle for Bergen and Passaic Older Adults*

Zoom

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer, despite its alarming mortality rates. Join us as we discuss the Cervical Cancer and the early warning signs, what to do if you do experience any of these symptoms, and cervical cancer myths.

Monday, September 19, 2022
1:00 pm2:00 pm
Zoom

Being in pain is challenging and does not have to be a normal part of aging. Join us for this workshop on how to talk to your doctor about pain and how you can manage it.

*Wellness Kit Giveaway for Bergen and Passaic County Older Adults**

Friday, September 23, 2022
1:00 pm2:00 pm
Zoom

Whether you'd like a natural alternative to store-bought soap or you're a crafty person looking for a new creative venture, making soap is fun and not always as difficult as you might think. Come and learn how to make homemade soap consisting of base oils, butters, lye, and additives that are from a natural source.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022
1:00 pm2:00 pm

The brain might not be a muscle but it does need mental fitness. Exercise your brain and sharpen your mind with these out-of-the-box-thinking games, brain teasers, non-traditional math, logic problems.

Thursday, September 29, 2022
11:00 am12:00 pm
Zoom

Life transitions make us have to adjustment to living a "new" daily life: no longer driving, changes in celebrating holidays and milestones, job loss/retirement, etc. . The stress of these adjustments and increased social isolation can cause feelings of depression and anxiety and increase substance misuse. This presentation will share how the 8 dimensions of wellness can help to build resiliency and cope with these transitions.

*$25 gift card raffle for Bergen and Passaic County Older Adults*

 

Looking for more things to do? Check out the Senior Resource Group of NJ for more programs for seniors across NJ!