Tag: Encore Years

  • SENIOR CENTER PART OF UVA REUNION WEEKEND

    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. […]

  • 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 – 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.  

  • Never too late to learn a new language – Try Transparent Language Online at JMRL

    Never too late to learn a new language – Try Transparent Language Online at JMRL

    Anyone can learn a new language. Those who have a JMRL library card can access free online language lessons through Transparent Language (formerly BYKI -Before You Know It).  Click on Language in the left menu on the JMRL – Databases page, click on Transparent Language Online, and enter your last name and JMRL card number.  If you […]

  • PARTY! and Presentation: Redefining Aging

    PARTY! AND A PRESENTATION!   Friday, February 14, 2:30 pm Join us to celebrate our third national accreditation AND our 54th birthday. Special guest Colin Milner will present “Redefining Aging”, a thought-provoking look at how the latest trends in active aging can help you live a healthier, more vibrant life. Note that additional parking will be available […]

  • Electronic Resources in Genealogy – November 11 – Senior Center – Free and open to all

    ALL THINGS DIGITAL Monday, November 11, 1:00-2:30 pm Electronic Resources in Genealogy Jean Cooper-genealogy specialist, UVA librarian, and author of several books on genealogy, provides information about free or nearly free electronic resources in genealogy that you can access from your home. Free and open to all. via Its Happening at the Senior Center.