Program Resources

We are currently producing more virtual programs. Check back often for new content!


 
UNDERSTANDING THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
Thursday, October 22, 11:30 a.m.
Join Miriam Vincent, staff attorney at the Office of the Federal Register and National Archives, for a brief nonpartisan overview and discussion of the Electoral College process. Miriam will highlight the roles and responsibilities of those involved in the process, discuss applicable deadlines, and will take questions from you. The OFR administers the Electoral College process on behalf of the Archivist of the United States. Ms. Vincent is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and has worked as a federal government attorney for more than twenty years. This will be her fifth presidential election.
Registration required, no fee.
 
FIGHTING ELECTION DISINFORMATION
Monday, October 26, 11:30 a.m.
Disinformation threatens our democracy, especially in this unprecedented election season. In this presentation, you’ll hear from Summer Lopez, PEN America’s senior director of free expression programs (and Princeton alum), about what to expect during the election process and how to fight back against misleading information. You can learn more about PEN America’s election work at https://pen.org/campaign/what-to-expect-2020/.
Registration required, no fee.
 
 
TED TALK
Tuesday, October 20 at 10:30 a.m.
David Ikard: The real story of Rosa Parks — and why we need to confront myths about black history
First we watch a TED Talk, then we discuss it. Discussions are facilitated by Helen Burton. All are welcome. 
(NOTE: Once registered, the Zoom link remains the same each week)
 
 
ELDER JUSTICE: A Call to Action on October 20
(third Tuesday of the month at 3:00 p.m.)
This presentation will discuss the statutory underpinnings and need for the program; mission, duties, and philosophy of service; how the office addresses elder financial exploitation; and challenges presented by COVID-19.
 
Helen C. Dodick received her J.D. from Temple Law School in Philadelphia and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. She has been serving as public guardian for elderly adults since 2009. In the course of her career, she has represented elderly and disabled clients and their families in many capacities, including counselor, court-appointed fiduciary, and manager of federally funded advocacy programs for individuals with mental illness and developmental disabilities.
 
The Office of the Public Guardian for Elderly Adults becomes involved in the lives of incapacitated seniors throughout the state during times of personal crisis or instability. In all cases, there has been a determination that there is no willing or appropriate family member or friend to assist the senior. 
Registration required, no fee.
 
 
LET’S TALK
Wednesday, October 21, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Now more than ever we need to stay socially connected. Join us for contemporary conversations and to share support, resources, relaxation, laughter and stories. 
Facilitator: Dave Roussell, MSEd, MSW, LSW
 
 
 
VIRTUAL HEALTH FAIR SOCIAL SERVICES PRESENTATIONS
Penn Medicine Princeton Health & Home Health, Princeton Orthopaedics
Thursday, October 22, 3:00 p.m.
Penn Medicine Princeton Health physician, Dr. Colleen Coleman, MD will focus on glaucoma. Princeton Orthopaedics physician, Dr. David Csillan, MS, LAT, ATC will focus on physical therapy.

Throughout the month agencies will speak briefly and at the end of the hour there will be a Q&A for the presenters. The Zoom link will be the same for all of the presentations listed on the registration form, so you only need to register one time. You will be able to submit questions in advance on the registration form.
 
 
VIRTUAL HEALTH FAIR SOCIAL SERVICES PRESENTATIONS
Arm in Arm, Senior Care Services, JFCS Senior Services
Friday, October 23, 3:00 p.m.
Various nonprofit organizations and government agencies will be giving five different informational sessions about their social services and programs. There will be up to three different agencies scheduled in a one hour time slot. Each agency will speak for fifteen minutes and at the end there will be a Q&A for the presenters. The Zoom link will be the same for all of the presentations listed below, so you only need to register one time. You will be able to submit questions in advance on the registration form.
 
VIRTUAL FYI SEMINAR —  
“MEDICAL MARIJUANA”
Friday, October 23, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Senior citizens are the fastest growing group of marijuana consumers in America. Learn about the “New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act.” Ken Wolski will answer the questions you’ve been pondering, such as, who qualifies, how do I get an ID card, and how does marijuana work in the human body? New Jersey is poised to legalize marijuana; come and learn the reasons why.
 
Ken Wolski, MPA, has been a registered nurse (RN) since 1976. Ken retired in 2006 from the State of New Jersey after twenty-five years of service, and he also worked for eight years as an intensive care unit and cardiac care unit (ICU/CCU) nurse. Ken is the executive director and co-founder of the “Coalition for Medical Marijuana-New Jersey, Inc.,” a 501(c)(3) educational organization and public charity, since 2003.
Registration required, no fee.
 
 
 
 

TECHNOLOGY LAB

While the PSRC building remains closed, the Technology Lab continues to serve clients remotely. Our dedicated volunteers are available and responding to requests. Once you submit a request, one of our volunteers will contact you, normally within one business day, to set up an appointment to help you.
Fill out request form HERE.

Virtual Fireside Chat —  Note schedule change
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.
Join a member of our social services team in a virtual Zoom meeting every Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. and Thursday at 2:00 p.m. Drop-in to chat with new friends. All you need is a computer, an iPad, an iPhone, a smartphone, or even a land line. Go HERE to register and join the group! (NOTE: Once registered, the Zoom link remains the same every day)
 
Please note that Zoom assistance is available, please click HERE to request tech help.
 
Zoom Meeting Instructions
Step-by-step Zoom meeting instructions can be found HERE.
 

For any questions about programs and groups, please email programs@princetonsenior.org and you will be connected with the program team member who can best assist you.

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