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FEATURED EVENTS


 

THE GRANDPALS CHALLENGE

Show your LOVE to PSRC's Matching GrandPals winter campaign!

Thanks to a generous gift from the George H. and Estelle M. Sands Foundation, all gifts up to $20,000 will be matched dollar for dollar. That's twice the impact to help fund this sweet intergenerational program that sponsors 120 GrandPals who read to kindergarteners, first, and second graders in 16 classrooms. Help sustain this program by generously offering a gift that will provide funding for years to come.

Help us celebrate the joy of reading!

Your gift is fully tax deductible. 

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NEW, NEWS, & NOTEWORTHY

 

MARCH DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE:

Letter to Parents
We love you. Sometimes we say things that annoy you because you don't want us to worry or to point out the losses, but you need to know that we do it because we care and we do worry.      READ MORE


COMPUTER GURU:

Avoiding a Meltdown
by Don Benjamin

The January 3, 2018, edition of the New York Times reported that "Computer security experts have discovered two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside in nearly all of the world's computers.      READ MORE

 



COMING SOON

Now's the time!

We have a few seats left in some fascinating classes. Check them out!

Classes begin the week of February 26, 2018.

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



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



MARCH PROGRAMS

(listed in chronological order)

FIRST FRIDAY FILM: "SPOTLIGHT"

Friday, March 2nd at 1:00 p.m.

The riveting true story about a team of Boston Globe reporters and editors that uncovered an unimaginable conspiracy to cover up clergy child abuse. Oscar winner for Best Picture of the Year 2016. Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, and Stanley Tucci. Running time 2 hours 8 minutes. Please pre-register. 

REGISTER HERE  


MEN IN RETIREMENT
Friday, March 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
"SAILING THE SEVEN SEAS"

Sam Russell, a MIR member, a lifelong sailor, and professional filmmaker, will show and tell about adventures in distant places. Greece, Tahiti, and Baja California will be highlighted in videos made over the past 25 years on group trips with the Princeton Ski and Sail Club and other organizations. All are welcome.

REGISTER HERE 


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:

March 6 ~ Deborah Scranton: An Iraq War movie crowd-sourced from soldiers
March 13 ~ Tan Lee: My Immigration Story (Part of Migrations collaboration).
March 20 ~ Amy Webb: How I hacked online dating
March 27 ~ Scott Galloway: How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google manipulate our emotions.

For more information visit TED.com.
REGISTER HERE  


FYI SEMINAR:

SENIOR LIVING OPTIONS
Friday, March 9th at 1:00 p.m.

Connie Pizarro, CSA will provide information relating to housing options and their relative cost. Connie is a Certified Senior Advisor and is the owner of three Oasis Senior Advisor franchises, advising seniors in Northern and Central New Jersey. Sponsored by Oasis Senior Advisors

REGISTER HERE 


FYI SEMINAR:

EVERY BODY WALK!
Friday, March 16th at 1:00 p.m.

Join us for a description and educational lecture regarding the free Every Body Walk program in Princeton. This program provides an opportunity to get out and walk safely with company for 30 minutes through various areas in your community. The Every Body Walk! Program began in response to the Surgeon General’s Call to Action for increased walking for exercise and health benefits. Sponsored by Progression Physical Therapy

REGISTER HERE 


WOMEN IN RETIREMENT
Friday, March 16th at 10:30 a.m.
"FREE YOUR LIFE FROM CLUTTER"

Overwhelmed by clutter? Ready to let go of items but don’t know where to begin, how to decide or where to distribute the items? Learn tips to make the process easier and obtain resources for disposal of unwanted items. We’ll also discuss tips on how to keep the clutter at bay. Go from chaos to comfort! Ellen Tozzi, certified professional organizer and owner of NATURAL ORDER has been helping residents in the greater Mercer County area declutter their lives for twelve years. All are welcome.

REGISTER HERE 


TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT
Friday, March 16th 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.

REGISTER HERE 


TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP: EMAIL BASICS

Tuesday, March 20th at 10:00 a.m.

In this class, you will get an introduction to various email services and applications. You will learn how to set up email, read and delete emails, compose an email and include attachments. You will also learn how to create email folders and how to maintain your email contact list.
Instructor: Evelyn Sasmor
Registration required; space is limited.

REGISTER HERE 


FYI SEMINAR:

UNDERSTANDING & RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA BEHAVIORS
Friday, March 23rd at 1:00 p.m.
with Marianne Cavallero, RN, MBA

Join Nicolette Vasco from the Alzheimer’s Association to learn how to identify common triggers for behaviors associated with dementia, assess and identify challenging behaviors, and strategies to assess common dementia-related behaviors. Sponsored by Tranquil Transitions

REGISTER HERE 


YOUR ENGAGED RETIREMENT LECTURE SERIES 2017-2018
Co-sponsored by PSRC and the Princeton Public Libraary
Monday, March 26th at 7:00 p.m. at the Library

HEALTHCARE DECISIONS with Susan W. Hoskins, LCSW, PSRC’s Executive Director Learn ways to start the conversation with family members about how you want to be cared for at the end of life, as well as an overview of documents and common questions.


LIMITED SERIES: SHARING OUR MIGRATION STORIES

Four Tuesdays, beginning March 27 through April 17 at 10:00 a.m.

We are a nation of migrants from all over the world. Have you been hoping to tell your story to family and friends? This program will give you an opportunity to share your family migration story and listen to others. Their memories may remind you of details in your life. You may even be inspired to record it for future generations!

Leader: Helen Bronzan

$5/residents, $10/non- residents/4 weeks

REGISTER HERE  


TECHNOLOGY 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, phone or other device or use one of our desktops; our compassionate and patient volunteers will be happy to help you. Just drop in.
 


FREE TAX ASSISTANCE FOR SENIORS AT PSRC 

Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon 
March 2nd through Friday, April 13th (except March 30)

PSRC and AARP sponsor free tax assistance for low and moderate-income people, with special attention to those 60+ in the wider Prineton area. IRS-trained volunteers from AARP will be available to prepare individual New Jersey State and Federal returns. Returns will be filed electronically. Volunteer preparers are particularly familiar with tax regulations and rebate programs that affect seniors.  

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY: 609-924-7108


ENRICHMENT CLASSES

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

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

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

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


PAINTING WITH CHRISTINA RANG
Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
Painting with watercolor and acrylics.
$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.

REGISTER HERE

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.

REGISTER HERE



MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS


BEREAVEMENT 
Monday, March 19th at 1:00 p.m.
Corner House 19

CAREGIVERS 
Monday, March 12th at 1:00 p.m.
Corner House 19


CHILDREN OF AGING PARENTS 
Wednesday, March 14th at 4:30 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


GRANDPARENTS
Tuesday, March 20th at 1:00 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


NEXT CHAPTER: Widows/Widowers:
Tuesday, March 13th and 27th 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


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



WEEKLY SOCIAL GROUPS 
CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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, March 2nd at 2:00 p.m.
Monument Hall Main


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


TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT
Friday, March 16th at 3:00 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


WOMEN IN RETIREMENT
Friday, March 16th 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

REGISTER HERE



For in-depth information about all the programs, groups, activities and resources we offer, please CLICK HERE to see the March 2018 newsletter.

 

 



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45 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
Suzanne Patterson Building 609-924-7108
Spruce Circle 609-252-2362
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Hours:
Suzanne Patterson Building 9AM-5:00PM
Spruce Circle 10:00AM-4:00PM,
Every Weekday Unless Otherwise Noted