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Grateful thanks to our Annual Sponsors:

Synergy

Tranquil Transitions

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Van Dyck

FEATURED EVENTS


THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE ROARING 20'S DINNER DANCE.

 

 

 

Our Roaring 20's Dinner Dance is NOW over-subscribed. if you would like to be added to the wait list please FILL OUT the form below and we will contact you in the event we have any space available for you and your party.

CLICK HERE FOR WAIT LIST FORM





NEW, NEWS, & NOTEWORTHY

 

APRIL DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE:

Pet Ownership
This month I have been living alone as my husband is doing relief work in Puerto Rico. One thing that I have enjoyed is getting a rescue kitty.      READ MORE


COMPUTER GURU:

More Better Passwords
by Don Benjamin

Passwords continue to vex us. Forgetting your password locks you out of your email, Facebook page, or online bank account, and recovering your password can be a daunting task if you haven’t set up a recovery option.      READ MORE

 



COMING SOON

 

CHECK OUT COSMOLOGY!

This four week session which begins on May 4th is out of this world.

Please note - Cosmology's time has changed to 3:30.

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



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



APRIL PROGRAMS

(listed in chronological order)


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:

April 3 ~ Melissa Fleming: Let’s Help Refugees Thrive, Not Just Survive
April 10 ~ Dixon Chibanda: Why I train grandmothers to treat depression
April 17 ~ Tanya Menon: The secret to great opportunities? The person you haven’t met yet
April 24 ~ Matt Goldman: The search for “aha” moments

For more information visit TED.com.
REGISTER HERE  


FIRST FRIDAY FILM — “THE INTOUCHABLES”
Friday, April 6 at 1 p.m.

An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust, and human possibility. “The Intouchables” is based on a true story of friendship between a handicapped millionaire and his street smart ex-con caretaker. This film depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor. French with English subtitles. Starring: Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot Running time: 1 hours, 52 minutes

REGISTER HERE


BOOK DISCUSSION: “PACHINKO” BY MIN LEE
PART OF THE PRINCETON COMMUNITY MIGRATIONS COLLABORATION

Thursday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m.

Pachinko follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea. In exile from its homeland the family endures desperate struggles and hard-won triumphs as they face enduring questions of faith, family, and identity. Leader: Helen Burton

REGISTER HERE


FYI SEMINAR:

“TREATING GERD (ACID REFLUX) & BARRETT’S ESOPHAGUS”
Friday, April 13 at 1 p.m.

Dr. Jason Rogart, director of Interventional Gastroenterology and Therapeutic Endoscopy at Capital Health Center for Digestive Health, will discuss medical, endoscopic, and surgical treatment options for GERD, as well as radiofrequency ablation for the eradication of Barrett’s Esophagus, a pre-cancerous condition that can result from chronic acid reflux. Sponsor: Tranquil Transitions

REGISTER HERE


HEALTHCARE DECISION DAY
Monday, April 16 at 1:00 p.m.

Healthcare Decisions Day is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare, and for providers and facilities to understand how to respect those wishes, whatever they may be. No fee.
Leader: Susan Hoskins, LCSW and David Roussell, MSW

REGISTER HERE


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


FAMILY & FRIENDS CPR PROGRAM
Thursday, April 19 from 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

The Family & Friends CPR program teaches you how to perform CPR on adults or children, and how to help an adult or child who is choking. This course is designed for family members, friends and members of the general community who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card. Limited space. Penn Medicine/Princeton Health

REGISTER HERE


FYI SEMINAR:

“PAIN EDUCATION”
Friday, April 20 at 1 p.m.

Matthew James, Doctor of Physical Therapy, will present a detailed explanation of pain (neuroscience of pain), common myths regarding the human pain experience, and techniques used to manage acute/chronic pain. Various interventions that will be covered include stress management techniques, pain education, aerobic exercise, sleep hygiene, and goal setting. Sponsor: Synergy Home Care

REGISTER HERE


RETIREMENT LECTURE SERIES 2017–18 “RETIREMENT AND VOLUNTEERING”
April 23, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Princeton Public Library – in their Newsroom PSRC and the Princeton Public Library are cosponsoring a series of informational lectures on a wide array of retirement issues. Join Sharon Hurley, CVA, Director of Support and Guidance at the Princeton Senior Resource Center (PSRC) in an interactive workshop to match skills and interests with volunteer opportunities. As people enter retirement, many are looking for rewarding volunteer opportunities. Find out which local non-profit organizations are looking for someone like you!
Sharon Hurley is the Director of Support and Guidance and the Volunteer Coordinator at PSRC.


FYI SEMINAR:

“LIFE LONGEVITY & VOLUNTEERISM”
Friday, April 27 at 1 p.m.

Everyone knows volunteering helps the community and the recipients, but did you know that it helps the volunteer as well? According to the MacArthur Study on Successful Aging, active engagement in life is key to increasing longevity and quality of life. We will discuss the study’s results, and how it applies to you. Mauri Tyler was the Program Director at PSRC for 12 years and is currently the Director of Volunteer Recruitment for CASA. She is a recreation therapist who has worked with volunteers her entire career. Sponsor: Van Dyck Law


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 NEW Monthly classes begin April 1!
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.
$26/month/residents, $35/month/non-residents

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

MULTIMEDIA ART WITH HANNAH  NEW Monthly classes begin April 1!
Mondays at 1:00 p.m. 
$26/month/residents; $35/month/non-residents

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

PAINTING WITH CHRISTINA  NEW Monthly classes begin April 1!
Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
Painting with watercolor and acrylics.
$26/month/residents, $35/month/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, April 16th at 1:00 p.m.
Corner House 19

CAREGIVERS 
Monday, April 9th at 1:00 p.m.
Corner House 19


CHILDREN OF AGING PARENTS 
Wednesday, April 11th at 4:30 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


GRANDPARENTS
Tuesday, April 17th at 1:00 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


NEXT CHAPTER Widows/Widowers:
Tuesday, April 10th and 24th at 10:30 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 days at 10:00 a.m.
Spruce Circle

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, April 6th at 2:00 p.m.
Monument Hall Main


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


TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT
Friday, April 20th at 3:00 p.m.
Suzanne Patterson Building


WOMEN IN RETIREMENT
Friday, April 20th 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 May 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