UPDATE Your Photo & Medical Records – If your picture has not been taken within the last five years and/or if your medical forms are more than 2 years old, please stop by the office to update your records, email addresses and emergency contacts.
Attention: We are no longer collecting Chip Bags.
We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Joel Kates, DPM who will provide podiatry care monthly.You may call the office to schedule an appointment; his first day with us will be Thursday, February, 20th with appointments beginning at 9:00 am - 11:45 am. Dr. Kates take most insurances. Please call Jasmine to schedule an appointment 732.329.4000 x 7670.
Activity Time Change Update!!!
** Podcast Café will now be held 2:15pm – 3:15pm Mondays
** Dance Zone will now be held 2:15pm – 3:15pm Fridays
The Late bus on Mondays & Fridays will now depart at 3:15pm to accommodate participants of these classes.
Monthly Birthday Lunch –Is this your Birthday Month? Please let us know so we can celebrate your special day. Trivia & Cake.
Monthly Birthday Lunch–
Tuesday January 28th 11:00 am Sign up by Jan. 21st!
Tuesday, February 25th 11:00am Sign up by February 18th
Vision Support Group on break
Ted Talks – Wednesdays
Wednesday, January 15th 12:30pm - The Global Food Waste Scandal
Wednesday, January 29th 10:45am – How Your Emotions Change the shape of Your Heart.
Wednesday, February 5th 12:30pm- What Will Humans Look Like in 100 Years?
Wednesday, February 19th 10:45am– Every City Needs Healthy Honey Bees
Bingo tickets in the office $5 card/5 days.
Bingo is $1.00 a day. Come try your luck!
Bingo- Monday, January 13th & 27th 12:15pm
Monday, February 10th & 24th 12:15pm
Bingo is a $1.00 fee. Purchase Bingo Pass $5.00 in office.
Can share with friend. Please purchase cards prior to game time.
Friends Bingo –
Friday, January 10th 12:30pm
Friday, February 14th 12:30pm
The Art Lee Project- Tuesday, Repurposed items transformed into fabulous, original and unique works of art. Come express yourself! All materials provided. Please sign up.
The Art Lee Project-
Tuesday, January 14th 12:30pm
Tuesday, February 11th 12:30pm
Repurposed items transformed into fabulous, original and unique works of art. Come express yourself! All materials provided. Please sign up.
Adult Coloring- Tuesday, February 4th 12:15pm
Enjoy music, coloring, and making new friends. All materials provided. Free.
Art Lecture with Maurice-
Friday, December 20th 12:30pm
Join Professor Mahler for a presentation on American artist, director, producer and a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. Who was Andy Warhol? Sign up please.
Friday, January 17th 12:30pm
January’s Famous Trials- Monday's at 10:00am Presented by Bill Roufberg
January 6th – Johnson & Clinton
January 13th – Van Meegeren
January 27th – Hollywood Ten ** Please sign up! **
February's Famous Trials
February 3rd- Black Sox- The Black Sox Scandal was a Major League Baseball match fixing incident in which eight members of the Chicago White Sox were accused of intentionally losing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for money from a gambling syndicate.
February 10th- Jim Bakker - After a 16-month federal grand-jury probe, Bakker was indicted in 1988 on eight counts of mail fraud, 15 counts of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy.
Coming in Spring!!
Calling All Seniors...We Need Your Help!
We are seeking senior volunteers interested in taking a leadership role in running a program or two to accommodate requests for an afternoon program.
The following activities have been dropped in our suggestion box: Name That Tune * Word Games/ Brain Teasers * Board Games * Culture Club * Play Reading * Streaming of History/ Travel Channel.
Time Slot: Monday Afternoons 2:00pm – 2:45pm
If you are interested please call Jill at ext. 7675
Computer/IPAD Lessons- Volunteers are available in the
Tech Center to help with phone, computer or IPAD questions.
10:45am – 12:00pm
Free Blood Pressure Screening
No Appointment needed just drop in.
Tuesday, January 21 10am – Noon
Tuesday, February 18th 10am – Noon
Billiards News!!- Open play M-F 8:30 – 4:15 & Sun. 1:00 – 4:00 (with the exception of tournament days). Please see the whiteboard in the Billiards Room for open play updates during tournaments.
January In House- 7th, 14th, 21st, 23rd, 24th
SBSL - 9th Home Breakers vs Woodbridge Long Shots
16th Home Breakers vs Woodbridge Warriors
February Billiards Tournament Schedule
In House- 4th , 6th , 11th, 18th
SBSL 13th Home - Breakers vs Plainfield
Managing Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis:
Mon. January 6th 12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Osteoarthritis can cause chronic joint pain, stiffness, and swelling, which can make everyday activities difficult andimpact your quality of life. Join Brian Culp, MD, board certified orthopaedic surgeon, for a discussion of the latest treatment options for osteoarthritis of the hip and knee.
All About Joint Replacement:
Thurs. January 9th 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Every year, thousands of people suffering from painful joint conditions undergo replacement surgery and reclaim their lives. Join Elizabeth Shokoff, RN, MSN,ONC, for a discussion on how to know when it’s time for a joint replacement, what is involved and the services available at PMC, including the Jim Craigie Center for
Thurs., January 16th 10:00am-1:00pm
Princeton HealthCare System & New Jersey Commission for the Blind: offer free vision screenings to uninsured or underinsured adults & kids. Register with PHC at (888) 897-8979 or visit their desk in wellness center.
Blood Pressure Screening- Tuesday, January 21st 10am – Noon
Call (888) 897-8979 or visit their desk in the Wellness Center
to register for health programs.
Medications & Your Heart- Monday, February 3rd 12:30pm
It’s important for people with heart disease and those who care for them to understand their prescription medications, follow the instructions, and recognize possible side effects. Learn what you need to know about your prescription heart medications.
Wow...That’s Hard to Swallow- Thursday, February 13th 10:30am
Swallowing problems (called dysphagia) and voice issues (called dysphonia) are common conditions people often think they have to live with, but the truth is there are ways to help improve both conditions.
Upcoming Senior Center Classes
Great New Programs Starting This Month…
Podcast Café- Mondays 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Cozy, inspirational and educational! This month’s Podcast’s are from “The American Life Podcasts”. Titles include: Switched at Birth, 129 Cars, Hoaxing Yourself and, In Dog We Trust. Light refreshments.
Are brought to you by NPR- “How I Built This”
February 3rd – Crate & Barrel (Gordon Segal)
February 10th – Dyson (James Dyson)
February 24th – Whole Foods Markey (John Mackey)
Write Away Club- Tuesdays 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Explore memoirs, short stories, poetry, and essays. This group is geared toward learning and sharing creative writing. Peer led by South Brunswick published writer Coleen Marks. Sign up please.
Creatively Yours- Wednesdays 1:00pm – 2:30pm Gathers weekly to unleash their creative side and have fun with a variety of art projects including adult coloring. Please sign up.
Dance Zone- Fridays 2:30pm – 3:30pm Do you love to dance? Dance is exercise, the physical benefits of dancing are similar to that of other cardio activities. Join us for a freestyle peer led hour of pure fun!
Bring your friends, bring your music, but most of all BRING YOUR MOVES!!
New Year, New Ideas…New Members
Calling all new members please join us for a new program called the…
New Member Mingle
Thursday, January 9th 12:30pm – 1:15pm
Thursday, February 27th 12:30pm- 1:15pm
Cozy meet and greet with other new members, chat over coffee and light refreshments. Please sign up.
Staff Souper Bowl!
Come sample our soups then cast your vote!
Thursday, January 30th 12:15pm
What’s a little friendly competition between friends?…FUN!!!
Join us for a sampling of our delicious hot, homemade, belly warming, secret recipe, family tradition, soups. Then cast your vote for your favorite.
This event is limited to the first 50 participants that sign up.
**This does not replace your regular daily meal,
please plan to lunch as you normally do.
Sign up by January 24th
Great New Programs Starting This Month…
Chess Lessons with Clive- Wednesdays 10:00am – 12:00pm
If you are interested in learning how to play Chess please pop on by the lobby and visit with Clive Usiskin. In addition, if any of our seasoned Chess players are interested, Clive is also looking to start a Chess League. Checkmate!
Wordplay with Ram- January 31st 10:30am – 11:30am
Friday, February 28th 10:30am – 11:30am
By popular demand, for all you word game lovers out there…IT’S OFFICIAL!
Ram Sundar will be hosting a monthly word game the last Friday of every month!
Join us for popular games such as Jeopardy and the many others we can have fun with!
ANNUAL DAY WITH THE CHARACTERS!
Wednesday, February 5th 10am – 1:30pm
Join the students from Crossroads North Middle School for their 15th Annual Musical performance. This year our talented So. Brunswick students will be performing the hit musical “High School Musical”. Our Transportation Department will provide transportation for this event from the senior center.
Trip is limited to 40 participants. Following the show, we’ll lunch with the cast! Bring a bag lunch. Must sign up at office by January 29th
Free AARP Tax Preparation
Tuesdays & Thursdays February – April
10:30am – 3:30pm
At the South Brunswick Library
Appointments made online only at www.southbrunswicknj.gov
**Watch the website for the AARP TAX link in January**
Getting Social with Dawn- Thursday, January 16th 12:15pm
A meet and greet with our new Social Worker, Dawn Neglia. Come pick her brain. Questions, suggestions about her role here at the center and what topics you’d like to learn more on.
Judy- Tues., January 28th 12:30pm
Set in late 1968 and early 1969, Judy portrays Judy Garland hustling in Swinging London after she successfully secured a five-week engagement in Talk of the Town. Behind the scenes, she battles her own management and prepares to fight her ex-husband and ex-manager, Sidney Luft, in court. PG-13 | 2019 | 1h 58m
The Goldfinch- Thursday, February 6th 12:30pm
When an explosion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art claims the lifeof his mother, Theo inadvertently steals a noteworthy piece of art in the aftermath of the attack. R | 2019 | 2h 29m
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood- Tuesday, February 25th 12:30pm
Lloyd Vogel is tasked with creating a profile of Fred Rogers, the creator and star of the successful children's program Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. PG | 2019 | 1h 48m