Registering with the Office / Senior Center is free and available to Monroe Township residents, 55 years of age and older. The monthly newsletter, Senior Focus, is distributed around the 15th of the previous month and members are required to pre-register for ALL monthly activities. Please be sure to call the Office at least 24 hours in advance should you need transportation to and from the Senior Center. For members unable to attend a registered program, please be sure to cancel. For complete details regarding our registration guidelines and refund policy, please call the Office at 609-448-7140.
TRUTH ABOUT PROTEIN: On Tuesday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m., join Mary Myers, RD, as she separates fact from fiction about protein and how much you nutritional need in your daily diet. How much is enough? Join us as we get to the “meat” of the matter.
RECYCLING LUNCH & LEARN: On Wednesday, April 17, at 11:30 a.m., Joe Slomian, Recycling Coordinator for Monroe Township, discusses how to recycle the right way. Discover the cost to you and the economy when recycling is done incorrectly. If you don’t know about “non-recyclable” plastics and “tanglers”, then please join us. Your sandwich choice must be selected on the registration form.
P.O.L.S.T.: On Thursday, April 18, at 10:30 a.m., learn about Patient Goals in Geriatric Medicine. Barbara Vaning, Princeton Health Community Wellness, discusses “The Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment” (POLST) Paradigm Program, which benefits those who are seriously ill to improve their end of life care.
POST-SURGERY RECOVERY: On Monday, April 22, at 10:00 a.m., Seaview Orthopedic serves up a light breakfast and information regarding pain treatment after surgery. Join Dr. Bertrand Parcells as he shares his expertise on cutting-edge post-surgery recovery strategies as well as ways to reduce opioid use and to get you home faster.
GYMGUYZ DEMO & DO: On Monday, April 22, at 1:30 p.m., Coach Kristy, with the GymGuyz, demonstrates exercise moves that help improve cognitive function as well as mobility and strength. Sponsored by Senior Helpers, this interactive class will help motivate you to self-manage healthy habits for overall well-being.
DRIVERS’ SAFETY CLASS: On Tuesday, April 23, at 8:45 a.m., enhance your driving skills during this AARP-sponsored program. For pricing and space availability, please call the Office.
SAFE AND SANE ONLINE: On Friday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m., we welcome Tyler, from the Library, as he leads this discussion on staying safe online. Learn about the importance of creating strong passwords and recognizing legitimate web sources for info.
EATING WITH DIABETES: On Monday, April 29, at 10:30 a.m., join Therese Wyman, RD, for an informative discussion about planning for everyday eating with tempta- tions. This program is ideal for anyone who needs tips on planning ahead to eat healthier.
LIFE’S SUPPORT SERIES: On Monday, April 29, at 1:00 p.m., join Andrea Casey, Certified Life Coach, for this coaching session where she wants you to “Spring Into Ac- tion” this month. Andrea shares tips on managing your time to achieve your springtime goals.
BERLIN AND THE EXODUS: On Thursdays, April 18 and 25, at 1:30 p.m., Julian Davis continues his own exodus about Berlin in the 1920’s and the exodus of theater personalities who fled because of the violence leading up to the Nazi takeover in 1933.
SINGALONG WITH TERI: On Monday, April 22, at 2:30 a.m., get ready to sing- along with Teri during this fun, interactive afternoon. With song sheets provided for all, everyone can sing the song!
MICHAEL AND TED PRESENT: On Tuesday, April 23, at 2:30 p.m., join Michael and Ted as they discuss the life and career of Carol Channing, whom we lost in Janu- ary. She is best known for her iconic role in Jerry Herman’s HELLO, DOLLY!
ART OF THE MASTERS: On Wednesday, April 24, at 10:00 a.m., the life and works of Sandro Botticelli will be discussed during a brief lecture. Then, participants who have requested a Project Coupon (while supplies last) will create a group masterpiece in the artist’s style using acrylics. Lecture only? Register by phone. Need a coupon? Registration is required in-person. Space limited.
BROADWAY MUSICALS, 2: On Thursday, April 25, at 2:30 p.m., Don Buzney and Danny Scott share more of the greatest and longest running Broadway musicals and the performers who thrilled us.
GREAT WONDERS: On Friday, April 26, at 1:00 p.m., explore the great wonders of the world during this 2-hour documentary featuring the greatest creations of man and nature.
DAILY MONEY MANAGEMENT: On Monday, April 29, at 1:30 p.m., Bernie Sorkal, MBA, MoneyCare Financial, LLC, discusses how you can bring order to your financial life with the help of a Daily Money Manager. This free, educational seminar focuses on when to hire a manager and what to look for in hiring someone you can trust. Light refreshments, too.
MEET THE AUTHOR: On Tuesday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m., meet Dr. Thelma Reese, author of the books, The New Senior Woman and The New Senior Man. During her discussion, she hopes you will share your experiences. What does it take to be a senior today with changing expectations?
DAVID AARON PRESENTS: On Tuesday, April 30, at 1:30 p.m., Mr. Aaron explores the life and careers of Al Jolson and Eddie Cantor, two of America’s biggest actors and singing stars.