Meals on Wheels – fall/winter volunteer recruitment drive underway
MEALS ON WHEELS The fall/winter volunteer recruitment drive is underway, looking for weekly and “on-call” substitute drivers as well as meal packers for its home delivery meal program to Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Crozet, and Scottsville. Meals on Wheels delivers over 265 hot, nutritious lunchtime meals each weekday to homebound neighbors unable to cook for themselves. Your…
To Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease, Mind Your Heart — University of Virginia Health System – Live Red
Just another reason to lose weight, be physically active, and follow a Mediterranean diet! The more we learn about Alzheimer’s disease, the more it becomes clear that heart health and brain health are closely linked. In fact, it’s now apparent that the same risk factors that lead to heart disease – high cholesterol, hypertension, obesity…
Best (non-violent) 3-D video games for adults?
This sounds very interesting! Are there any non-violent 3-D video games for adults? If so, which are the best for the aging brain? Video Game Training Improves Cognitive Control in Older Adults Researchers found that seniors who play a 3-D video game improve their ability to sustain focus and multitask successfully. The results highlight the…
I’ve got my kids. Better get yours before they are all gone! | Volunteer with JABA FISH
I have started meeting with seven bright and eager ELL (English Language Learner) students as a JABA FISH volunteer at Jackson-Via Elementary School. “My” kids this year are from Nepal, Mexico, Somalia, Egypt, and Congo. Do I know all their languages? No, but I do read, write, and speak English, and that is what they…
ACTIVE AGING FAIR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED | Senior Center | Sept 27
ACTIVE AGING FAIR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Multiple Shifts Available before and on Friday, September 27 Please contact Kimberly Haynes to help out with the annual Active Aging Fair. Choose from three positions: – Welcome Table – welcome patrons, hand out registration bags, answer questions, brew coffee, and copy programs if needed;- Bag Stuffer – pickup bags…
Walk Bike Dance Play – 30 Minutes Every Day! | Begins TODAY, September 6
30 Minutes a Day The Move2Health challenge encourages everyone in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle, Greene, Fluvanna, Louisa, and Nelson Counties to improve their health. The first challenge goal? Take on a physical activity for 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week.