SENIOR CENTER PART OF UVA REUNION WEEKEND
Senior Center board chairman Michael Guthrie, executive director Peter Thompson, and members Ruth and Walter Kastenmayer lead a panel on Friday entitled “Living in Charlottesville: Your Encore Years” for UVA alumni who are considering re-locating to Charlottesville in the future. Michael, Peter, and the Kastenmayers are all Wahoos and our Center is pleased to be…
Speaking Two Languages Can Slow Down Ageing of Brain
… And it is never too late to start! The new study by University of Edinburgh finds that bilingualism protects brain from cognitive decline even in old age. In fact, learning a new language in adulthood may slow down ageing of the brain. So, the benefit of learning a second language isn’t restricted to age.…
Coursera / Growing Old Around the Globe – What age is “old” ???
Growing Old Around the Globe University of Pennsylvania We all start aging the moment that we are born! I am enjoying the interesting perspectives on what “old” means from folks around the world. There is still time to sign up for this free Coursera course.
Public Meeting on Design Plan for McIntire Park East – May 3
BIG changes are coming to McIntire Park East! A Public Meeting to review the Design Plan will be held on June 3 at the Carver Recreation Center from 6:30-8:30 pm. Draft conceptual park designs that will be shown at the open house Tuesday, June 3 will be available on our website on Wednesday, June 4, 2014.…
NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY – Wednesday, May 28 – Senior Center – Free and Open to All
NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY Wednesday, May 28, 8:30-2:00 pm Make a move toward better health! Free exercise classes, speakers, health screening, and more. Come join us — it’s all free and open to everyone! Click here for details. via It’s Happening at the Senior Center.
Seedling to Supper Table – Monticello’s Farms, Gardens, & Cookery – Senior Center | Mediterranean diet?
Thomas Jefferson’s diet might today be called “Mediterranean.” – lots of fruits and veggies, little meat. “FROM SEEDLING TO SUPPER TABLE: Monticello’s Farms, Gardens, & Cookery” Thursdays, May 22-June 26, 6:00-7:30 pm Explore Jeffersonian agriculture and food preparation with experts Peter J. Hatch and Leni Sorensen. Details about topics and information about our presenters is on…