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Seniors can dance, share stories, socialize in classes

Seniors can dance, share stories, socialize in classes

You can find new ways to express yourself and socialize from the safety of home in classes that Jewish Family & Children’s Service is..

City providing classes, programs for seniors

City providing classes, programs for seniors

While the city of Phoenix’s senior centers are physically closed, their members can still participate in many activities virtually. The..

Travel, exercise, socialize through Zoom classes

Travel, exercise, socialize through Zoom classes

Jewish Family & Children’s Service offers a variety of online classes for seniors to help them stay active, entertained and..

Area Agency on Aging warns about text scam

Area Agency on Aging warns about text scam

The Area Agency on Aging, Region One is warning taxpayers about a text scam. It reported that the Internal Revenue Service, state tax..

Take steps to alleviate grief around holidays

Take steps to alleviate grief around holidays

The winter holidays can be challenging for anyone, especially those who are grieving the loss of a loved one but Hospice of the Valley can..

Seniors can receive entertainment discounts

Seniors can receive entertainment discounts

Seniors can enjoy lots of savings that local businesses offer. The Arizona Science Center at 600 E. Washington St. provides free general..

Learn to handle chronic health issues in class

Learn to handle chronic health issues in class

If you are dealing with a chronic health issue there is a class you can take to learn how to manage your challenges from the comfort of..

Learn about Medicare, beware of scams

Learn about Medicare, beware of scams

It is the season to enroll in Medicare and local experts can help you find the plan that is best for you. Yvonne Kudray-Baraban, an..

Grant will help support those with dementia

Grant will help support those with dementia

There is support and help available to families living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Hospice of the Valley..

State allowing visits to nursing homes

State allowing visits to nursing homes

You will be able to visit loved ones in nursing homes and other long-term care centers in Arizona as long as you follow safety requirements..

Explore music in online Memory Café

Explore music in online Memory Café

Explore the power of music in a healing online program that Jewish Family & Children’s Service is offering this month, as well as..

Retired teacher gives back to students in need

Retired teacher gives back to students in need

A 91-year-old former teacher is thrilled to give back as part of the Assistance League of Phoenix’s Operation School Bell that provides..

Travel to happy place with Memory Café ‘Camp Dayz’

Travel to happy place with Memory Café ‘Camp Dayz’

Revisit days gone by in a special musical event provided by Jewish Family & Children’s Service and AARP Arizona. JFCS will continue..

State provides free masks to seniors

State provides free masks to seniors

If you are at least 65 years old you can obtain a free face mask aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. The Arizona Department of..

Help for grandparents raising grandchildren

Help for grandparents raising grandchildren

Raising a grandchild can be a challenging task but a non-profit organization provides support in many ways. There are more than 60,000..

Support is available for caregivers amid pandemic

Support is available for caregivers amid pandemic

If you are taking care of a loved one during this Coronavirus pandemic, there are organizations and agencies that can help you obtain the..

Make music, move in AARP online class

Make music, move in AARP online class

Tap into your musical side in the AARP Arizona AZ Rhythm Connection Virtual Drum, Music & Voice Jam (No Jelly) session on Saturday,..

Dance, act, sing in Zoom classes

Dance, act, sing in Zoom classes

Seniors can dance, act, sing and socialize in online classes that Jewish Family & Children’s Service is offering starting this month...

Senior centers delivering meals to seniors

Senior centers delivering meals to seniors

While many businesses have opened again after closing because of the COVID-19 crisis, Phoenix senior citizens still can obtain meals..

Dance, move in virtual Memory Cafe

Dance, move in virtual Memory Cafe

People with changes in their thinking or memory and their caregivers can dance during the online Memory Café offered on Zoom on Thursday,..

Keep active, social with free online classes

Keep active, social with free online classes

If you want to get in shape, play games, socialize and unwind, the Foundation for Senior Living has teamed up with televëda to provide..

Area Agency provides household items

Area Agency provides household items

A decrease in the number of calls made to the Area Agency on Aging’s 24-hour Senior Help Line means there is a limited surplus of items..

Spread love to seniors despite visiting bans

Spread love to seniors despite visiting bans

The Coronavirus might leave you feeling isolated if you live in a senior living community that has prohibited outside visitors in order to..

Think carefully before moving in elderly parent

Think carefully before moving in elderly parent

The number of intergenerational homes has been on the rise around the country but moving your aging parent in with you during the..

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