Exciting and Engaging Classes, Workshops, Clubs and Activities!
Matter of Balance - An 4-week structured group intervention that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance.
CLASSES NOW FORMING! SIGN UP NOW - CALL DANIEL COOVER AT 760-340-3220, EXT. 102
Matinee Movie Wednesday! 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Free Admission, Free Popcorn, and Free Beverage! Check the activity calendar for movie of the week title and description. Bring a friend or two and enjoy the cool air, enjoyable treats and fun times at the Arthur Newman Theatre. Our thanks to the Coachella Valley Wellness Foundation for their support of this Cooling Center summer activity.
Learn, connect, and stretch – your mind, body, and spirit!
Nothing transforms the aging experience like feeling young and fit, both mentally and physically. Open to all seniors in the community at no or low cost, we offer fun classes that engage, educate and increase awareness.
JOSLYN SINGLES - THURSDAYS 3:30 PM
You are invited to a Joslyn Singles meeting Thursdays at 3:30 PM, then out to dinner by 5:00 PM. For more information call Doreen at 760-969-9641. Join the Fun!
Nov 16th Manhattan in the Desert Palm Desert
Nov 23rd Thanksgiving - Holiday
Nov 30th Thai Smile Palm Desert
Dec 7th Daily Grill Palm Desert
Dec 14th Town Center Cafe Palm Desert
Dec 21st Pueblo Viejo Palm Desert
Dec 28th To be Announced Palm Desert
Membership - $10.00 per month
NEW CLASSES AND SUPPORT GROUPS -
AARP - Tax Season February - April 15th. Tax Season will soon be upon us and luckily, so will the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program! Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers - especially those 50 and older. All tax counselors are volunteers that are trained by the IRS to provide free tax preparation services. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service.
Appointments are required and fill up fast. You will need to bring to your appointment the following items:
- SSN Card
- Picture ID
- Last year (2016) tax return
Adult Bereavement Group - Community bereavement support groups open to all persons who have experienced the death of someone close. All of our support is offered free of charge in a non-religious, safe and caring environment. First time group attendees, please call Family Hospice Care at 760-674-3344 to register with Bereavement Services.
Alzheimer's Association of the Coachella Valley Support Group - The Alzheimer's Association of the Coachella Valley, serving our desert community for nearly 20 years, provides support groups for caregivers facilitated by trained volunteers and staff members. Attendees share support, information and referral in a private and confidential setting. The group meets weekly for 2 hrs from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM. For more information call 760-996-0006
Alzheimer's Coachella Valley Support Program - Provide people with Alzheimer's, their caregivers and other affected by the disease the opportunity to exchange information as well as develop the opportunity to exchange information as well as develop methods and skills to solve problems. Participants are also able to develop mutual support and social relationships while learning about available resources. RSVP today by calling Alzheimer's Coachella Valley at 760-774-0411 for more information or call the front desk at 760-340-3220 to get on the list!
APPLE Computer Classes - Apple Ipad, Iphone and computer classes now forming for November and January. Class size is limited and must call to pre-register. Please call for times and fees. Computer classes taught by Cassandra Beegle, iTTConsulting 760-537-1728.
CARE PATHWAYS - New program starting January 2018. This series of 12 workshops will cover subjects such as: Living with Dementia, Preventing Caregiver Burnout, Managing Medication and more. The workshops are conducted in a supportive setting with facilitators who understand the challenges that caregivers face, and who can provide powerful tools to assist caregivers to manage their tasks with confidence, increase their self-care and thrive.
To register for the series of workshops call the Riverside County Office on Aging at 760-771-0501 or 800-510-2020. Home care can be arranged for the care recipients; request respite assistance at the time of registration.
Creative Painting Class - Learn how to paint with either acrylic or oil. Join this fun and creative class. Call Valentia at 951-659-0599.
Meditation - Awaken your inner self to a balanced and fulfilled life by developing the Awareness of Mind and Body. Control stress, anger, fear, anxiety, over eating and exercise with Awareness. SIGN UP NOW AT FRONT DESK OR CALL DANIEL COOVER AT 760-340-3220, EXT. 102
Yoga, Fit After 50, Calisthenics, Morning Aerobics, Table Tennis, Improve My Balance, Tai Chi, Strength & Stretch and many others
Tap, Square Dancing, Line Dance, Ballroom/ Latin, Hula for Fitness
- Interactive Games
Canasta, Scrabble, Wii Bowling, Mah Jongg, Pinochle, Bingo, Bridge
- Health Education
Free Health screenings, Blood Pressure Checks, Health Fairs, Educational Speakers thru Desert Regional Medical Center
- Arts and Crafts
Watercolor, Creative Painting, Knit & Crochet, Woodcarving
- Creative & Performing Arts
Ukulele Strummers, Joslyn Singers, Creative Writing
Pinochle, Woodcarvers, Joslyn Singles, Canasta, Cove Communities Lawn Bowling Club, Quilters, Knit & Crochet
- General Knowledge
Computers, I Pad, Spanish, French, AARP Smart Driver Course
- Social Activities
Casino Style Bingo, Social Bingo, Mah Jong, ACBL Sanctioned Bridge, Canasta, Scrabble, Pinochle
For more information about classes, activities, clubs and social events, contact Program Director, Daniel Coover, at 760-340-3220, Ext. 102 or email to: DanielC@joslyncenter.org
What's Happening: Visit our Activities Calendar.