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Beatitudes kicks off campus expansion

Beatitudes kicks off campus expansion

Beatitudes Campus, 1610 W. Glendale Ave., broke ground a $260-million redevelopment on Feb. 21. After completion of the eight-year..

Seminar prepares for ‘A Fitting Farewell’

Seminar prepares for ‘A Fitting Farewell’

Are you facing the loss of a spouse, partner or family member? Would you appreciate advice on creating the best possible obituary and..

Free programs for seniors at The Palazzo

Free programs for seniors at The Palazzo

The JFCS Senior Center offers a variety of free programs open to seniors in the Phoenix area each month. All programs take place at The..

New app helps check Medicare coverage

New app helps check Medicare coverage

If you are a senior who has learned how to download and use apps on your smart phone or tablet, there’s a new tool that can help you..

Health and fun are focus in March

Health and fun are focus in March

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., offers seniors a guided trail hike 8-11:30 a.m. Mondays, March 4 & 11. The class is..

Gardening club launches at senior living community

Gardening club launches at senior living community

Have you always wanted to grow your own vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers, but don’t have the time or strength to do all the work..

Craft activity featured at March Memory Café

Craft activity featured at March Memory Café

Jewish Family & Children’s Service presents its monthly Memory Café 10 a.m. Thursday, March 7, at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W...

Free workshops on retirement planning

Free workshops on retirement planning

Jack Burns, public affairs specialist for the Arizona Social Security Administration, hosts a free Social Security retirement planning..

Variety of activities at senior center

Variety of activities at senior center

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., offers special activities for the month of February. Celebrate Valentine’s Day one day..

Sing-a-long at Memory Café

Sing-a-long at Memory Café

Jewish Family & Children’s Service presents its monthly Memory Café 10-11:30 a.m.  Thursday, Feb. 7, at Beth El Congregation, 1118..

Scholarships, emergency grants for veterans

Scholarships, emergency grants for veterans

Wells Fargo and Scholarship America are accepting applications for the 2019 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans..

Discussion series for caregivers

Discussion series for caregivers

Duet offers a unique resource for family caregivers in its “Finding Meaning and Hope” video discussion series. This 10-week, peer-led..

Movement, dance at Memory Café

Movement, dance at Memory Café

January’s special guest artist at the Memory Café is Michelle Dionisio, who will lead a variety of dances from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday,..

Free programs at Palazzo for seniors

Free programs at Palazzo for seniors

JFCS’s Center for Senior Enrichment presents two free programs this month that are sure to entertain and engage. First up is Arizona’s..

Variety of activities at senior center

Variety of activities at senior center

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., wants to help you start the new year safe and healthy. Special health presentations this..

Sunshine Singers perform on Dec. 6

Sunshine Singers perform on Dec. 6

The December Memory Café, presented by Jewish Family & Children’s Service, will feature The Sunshine Singers, an all-senior chorus..

Shabbat services for seniors

Shabbat services for seniors

Share a special Hanukkah Shabbat, with services led by Nurit Avigdor, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 at The Palazzo, 6250 N. 19th Ave...

Understanding the language of The Bard

Understanding the language of The Bard

Explore Shakespeare in a whole new way during “I Speak. You Speak. We All Speak Shakespeare!” This eight-week class series, presented..

The inside scoop on Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The inside scoop on Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Internationally known musician and current director of Music at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Joseph Ripka, will present a history and an..

Brokers can show all Medicare options

Brokers can show all Medicare options

Medicare Open enrollment starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. This is the time of year when you decide which Medicare insurance plan is..

On a quest to view all Vermeer paintings

On a quest to view all Vermeer paintings

Local art buff Sue Kapp has spent years on a globetrotting quest to physically view the original canvas of every known painting by the 17th..

Variety of activities at senior center

Variety of activities at senior center

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., is preparing for the fall season with engaging and insightful programs. Seniors will enjoy..

Senior center hosts weekly bingo games

Senior center hosts weekly bingo games

Bingo is available three days a week at the Devonshire Senior Center, 2802 E. Devonshire Ave. Cards go on sale at 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and..

School for Seniors begins on Oct. 15

School for Seniors begins on Oct. 15

For many seniors with cognitive issues, the idea of going back to school might seem daunting, or even impossible. But at SunTree Center,..

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