This group is a safe place to reflect on our losses (separation from or death of loved ones, end of life, etc.) We will explore meditations, writing, poetry, and simple rituals and share strategies for self-care and community support. Betsy Simmons is a holistic health educator, spiritual care provider, and mindfulness teacher who facilitates workshops in self-care, grief, bereavement, and legacy building. For questions, call Program Coordinator Ilana Seidmann at 617-796-1670.
Frustrated with driving in the Boston area? Join us for a TRIPPS Panel Discussion! Imagine the freedom of being able to get where you want, when you want, within your budget—and all without the stress of driving, parking, and maintaining your own car. If you are considering reducing your dependence on driving, you are not alone. City dwellers of all ages and abilities are making the change and opting for a driving-free lifestyle. Luckily, seniors in our area have many choices when it comes to travel options. [...]
Get help with the process of downsizing for those moving into smaller quarters. Pat Bernabei, of Sort It Out Boston, has developed a ten-step plan that can be used to reduce the stress of moving and having to downsize. Pat is a Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist, and a Certified Professional Organizer. Register with the Front Desk at 617- 796-1660. Free.
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast cars, the legendary Lighting McQueen finds himself pushed out of the sport that he loves. Hoping to get back in the game, he turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician who has her own plans for winning. With inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns, No. 95 prepares to compete on Piston Cup Racing's biggest stage. Runtime 109 minutes. Rated G [...]
Jonathan Miller, cello, and Marc Ryser, piano, will perform works by Fauré, a commissioned work by Judith Weir written for Mr. Miller which premiered last year and Prokofiev’s Cello Sonata, Opus 119. Jonathan Miller is a 43-year veteran cellist from the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Marc Ryser has performed as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician throughout the U.S., Canada, Switzerland and Bulgaria. [...]
An informative session on genetic counseling, including current research on the topic.This presentation will tell you more about the role of genetics in current healthcare, what the process of genetic counseling entails, and how genetic counselors can help individuals and their families understand health related risks. Program leader is Kathleen Swenson, the Director of the Master’s Program in Genetic Counseling at Boston University School of Medicine. Kathleen has been an active me [...]
Newton North High School’s Tiger’s Loft Restaurant
Enjoy a meal prepared by students in the Culinary Arts program. October’s entrée choices are Seafood Newburg Served over Puff Pastry or Braised Short Ribs. A shuttle will be provided between the Lowell Avenue parking lot and the entrance to Tiger’s Loft Bistro, from 11:30 to 1:45. The shuttle will also pick up at the Newton Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. $5 per lunch. Register early; space is limited. Make check payable to Newton Senior Center and note your telephone number and entrée choice. Or, pay by credit card ($1 convenience fee required) by calling 617-796- 1670
Police Officer Eric Rosenbaum of the Newton Police will speak with us about how to keep yourself safe at home. The program is 1:00-2:00 p.m. Location: Reeisman Hall. Join us for dessert from 2:00-2:30 p.m. Transportation available for Newton seniors. For questions, call Tracy at 617-959-4928.