Above: Congressional Candidate John Eaves and Elisheva Lindsey; photos courtesy of MJCCA

Senior Day at the MJCCA

Senior Day participants

Sam and Jackie Goldberg were volunteers during the event.

More than 100 people recently attended Senior Day at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) presented by AgeWell Atlanta, a collaborative partnership to help older adults and caregivers navigate the aging process. Senior Day is a quarterly event that brings seniors from around Atlanta to experience a variety of social, educational and fitness programs.

Highlights of the day included: a speaker presentation given by John Eaves, congressional candidate and third-generation black Jew; Tu B’Shvat activities that included a dance party given by the Israeli Shinishinim; and activities where participants prepared care packages for veterans and made masterpieces themed around Valentine’s Day.

The next AgeWell Senior Day at the MJCCA is scheduled for Monday, May 11. AgeWell founding partners are the MJCCA, Aviv Older Adult Services of Jewish Family and Career Services, Jewish Home Life and Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. For more information, visit atlantajcc.ama.

 

Change the Way You Age EXPO—Date Changed to August

Cobb Senior Services will present the #Change the Way You Age EXPO on Wednesday, August 12, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Cobb Count Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta 30060.

The expo is a great place to get information and have a good time. More than 50 exhibitors representing services for the 55+ community will be there. Find out what’s happening at your local senior center. Learn about senior housing, in-home care, assistive technology, Medicare, veteran’s benefits and more.

Admission and parking are free, and there will be door prizes. The expo is open to the public regardless of age or residency.

Email kathy.lathem@cobbcounty.org or call 770-528-5355 to request an application. and return it soon to secure your spot.  Space is limited.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to CORVID-19 concerns, events may be cancelled or postponed. Please confirm first; call, email or check online before planning to attend.

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