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

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

August 2022

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Wednesday, August 3, 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*

Friday, August 5, 2022
11:00 am12:00 pm

Summers are getting hotter and staying cool can be a challenge. Tips to help you stay cool this summer, whether you’re inside or you’re enjoying the outdoors.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
12:00 pm1:00 pm

The rules are very simple: You need to guess the hidden word (from 4 to 11 letters) in 6 tries. Can you guess the hidden word in 6 tries?

Wednesday, August 17, 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*

Friday, August 19, 2022
11:00 am12:00 pm

If you're looking for a way to bring new life to clothes and other textiles, tie-dye is an easy and fun, all-ages activity.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
11:00 am12:00 pm

Homemade zucchini bread is yummy, but it’s often too hot to bake it in the oven. Here’s an easy trick to making zucchini bread without heating the house.

Friday, August 26, 2022
11:00 am12:00 pm

Killer Sudoku is a fun twist on the classic sudoku for those of you seeking something new and challenging. Train your brain, improve memory, concentration and logical thinking. Whether you’re waiting , stuck in a queue or just want to unplug from reality for a few minutes, Killer Sudoku should be your number puzzle of choice.

Wednesday, August 31, 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*

 

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