Generations of Indian Valley is currently closed.  We are responding to emails and voice mails.  If you have a question or concern, and especially if you need assistance with basic needs, please contact us at 215-723-5841 or info@generationsofiv.org. 

Meals on Wheels clients will continue to receive large deliveries on Mondays and Thursdays.  

Drive-Through Take-Out Meal service is offered Wednesdays and Fridays from 11:45am-12:15pm.  Reservations are required.  Click here for full details, then scroll down the page. 

Virtual Program Offerings are now being offered!  Click here for full details, then scroll down the page. 

Click on the COVID-19 Emergency Updates button below for a list of resources and helpful information, then scroll down the page.  

 

COVID-19 Emergency Updates


Virtual Program Offerings

Virtual programs are now available on a screen near you!

Click here (and see below) for information on how to get started. 

This Week's Virtual Program Offerings (in order of offering date)
Updated 9/23/2020:

We are offering most of our virtual programs at no charge (unless otherwise noted), but we will need your help to sustain these offerings. Donations are always gratefully accepted to help cover programming costs.  Click below to donate online via PayPal.

OR send a check made out to "Generations" with "Virtual Programs" in the memo to:
Generations of Indian Valley, 259 N. Second St., Souderton, PA 18964.

Tai Chi
Friday, September 25, 10:30-11:15am

Tai Chi Health can help you improve balance and coordination, relieve stress, cope with pain, and increase muscle mass.  Darlene Cianci, Certified Instructor.  Donations appreciated.  See above for donation information. Please plan to join the Zoom meetings 5-10 minutes before the listed start time so the host can let you into the meeting for attendance, assistance, program information, and social time.  
Click Here to Join Tai Chi with Darlene via Zoom
You won't be able to join our Zoom classes/meetings until about 5-10 minutes before the listed start time.

 

From Old to Sold: Updating Your Home for the Modern Market
Monday, Sept. 28, 11:00am-11:45am
Learn how to get your house ready for today’s booming real estate market. Local Realtors Kylie Harrington and Ginny Vandenberg will discuss everything from downsizing to easy and inexpensive ways to stage your home for maximum selling appeal. Resources and tips will be provided. A time of Q & A will follow.  Donations to Generations appreciated.  See above for donation information. Please plan to join the Zoom meetings 5-10 minutes before the listed start time so the host can let you into the meeting for attendance, assistance, program information, and social time.  
Click here to Join From Old to Sold on September 28.
You won't be able to join our Zoom classes/meetings until about 5-10 minutes before the listed start time.

Virtual Technology Training with Tom 
Tuesdays, by Appointment
Volunteer Tom can assist you with technology concerns relating to your email, phone, tablets, laptops, websites, Zoom, Facetime, and more. He can help you over the phone or with a video conference call from your home.  Free virtual service.  Click here to register for a virtual technology tip meeting with Tom.

Fall Prevention Telehealth with DeSales University Physical Therapy
Tuesdays, by Appointment, September 1-October 13
During this free one-time one hour long consultation via computer, doctoral students and supervising faculty will take your medical history, perform fall-risk assessments to measure your risk of falls, discuss fall risk safety measures for you and your home, provide exercises you can perform at home to reduce your fall risk, and provide a written summary of findings for you to share with your primary health care practitioner.  Click here to view our Sept./Oct. newsletter p.2 for much more information.  Registration is now open and continues through October 1.  To register, call 
215-872-6977 or email stephen.carp@desales.edu.  Free virtual service.

Dancefit
Tuesday, September 29, 9:45-10:30am
Have fun getting fit while you move to this toe-tapping, Zumba-inspired workout which combines Latin and international music with some of your old favorites. Designed for all fitness levels including those with two left feet.  Kristin Messina, Certified Instructor.  Donations appreciated.  See above for donation information. Please plan to join the Zoom meetings 5-10 minutes before the listed start time so the host can let you into the meeting for attendance, assistance, program information, and social time. 
Click Here to Join DanceFit via Zoom
You won't be able to join our Zoom classes/meetings until about 5-10 minutes before the listed start time.

Sit, Stretch, Flex 
Wednesdays, & Fridays, 9:30-10:15am

This seated workout includes aerobics, strength, flexibility and balance work.  Keep moving, prevent falls, or return to exercise after a break.  You will need a chair placed up against a wall or another sturdy surface.  Additional equipment is optional.  Jean Tornetta, Certified Instructor. Donations appreciated.  See above for donation information. Please plan to join the Zoom meetings 5-10 minutes before the listed start time so the host can let you into the meeting for attendance, assistance, program information, and social time.  
Click Here to Join Sit, Stretch, Flex via Zoom
You won't be able to join our Zoom classes/meetings until about 5-10 minutes before the listed start time.

NEW!
Memoirs

Mondays, Resumes October 5, 1pm-3pm  (NO CLASS SEPTEMBER 28)
Your story is worth telling, and there has never been a better time to tell it!  Whether you're writing just for yourself or to pass on to your family, join this creative group led by Marilyn Gross.  No pre-registration is required for this class.  Donations appreciated.  See above for donation information. Please plan to join the Zoom meetings 5-10 minutes before the listed start time so the host can let you into the meeting for attendance, assistance, program information, and social time.  For questions or concerns, call Marilyn: 215-723-5669.
Click Here to Join Memoirs via Zoom.
You won't be able to join our Zoom classes/meetings until about 5-10 minutes before the listed start time.


NEW!
Walk with Ease
Begins The Week of October 5

Whether you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Foundation’s structured six week Walk With Ease program can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life
.  This year's Walk with Ease program is offered as a six week self directed program in which participants walk three times a week on their own and review weekly lessons.  Lessons/suggested walking schedules begin the week of October 5, 2020.  A weekly email and periodic optional Zoom meetings will be delivered by the Montgomery County Office of Senior Services to support and enrich the program.  Each participant will receive a book of lessons on topics like physical activity, arthritis, problem solving and benefits of walking.  The program also includes a walking diary and self check. This class is great for self-motivated people who are looking for a new way to get active and get moving!  Pre-registration is required to join.  Click here for more information and registration information. 

Frosted Pumpkin Craft Class 
Tuesday, October 6, 1:30pm
Enjoy an afternoon crafting a beautiful gilded (artificial) white pumpkin to be used for home decor or gifting.  We will prepare everything you need for the craft in a kit, available for pick up at  Generations before the class (we will contact you with pick up times).  Then connect with us on  Zoom™ for the  craft demo and some social time.  Led by Generations Volunteer Judy Hallman.  Cost: $15 per person, due with online registration by September 29 (extended). Once you fill out the registration form, look for emails in your inbox from "Amy Stover" for payment/kit pickup information and links to join.
Click here to pre-register for the Frosted Pumpkin Craft Class. 

The pumpkin we use will be white
and a bit smaller. 

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Bingo 
Tuesday, September 22, 1:30pm

Join us on Zoom™ for a fun afternoon.  Pre-registration is required so we can provide your Bingo cards before the game. For now, your prize is glory and knowing you learned some new technology.  When we get better at using the technology, we can start having more fun with prizes!  Once you fill out the registration form, look for emails in your inbox from "Amy Stover" for your cards and links to join.  Donations appreciated.  See above for donation information. Please plan to join the Zoom meetings 5-10 minutes before the listed start time so the host can let you into the meeting for attendance, assistance, program information, and social time.  
Click here to pre-register for Virtual Bingo on 9/22/2020

Nutrition & Cooking Demo with Teri:  Whet Your Appletite!  
Thursday, October 15, 10:00am

Join us for a virtual cooking demo and nutrition presentation from the home of Teri Wassel, MS, RD, and Public Health Nutritionist for Montgomery County.  Learn about different apple types and all of their many nutritional benefits.  Teri will also discuss which apples are best for your favorite fall specialty dishes.  Free program.  Donations appreciated.  See above for donation information. Pre-registration is required for this program.  Please click on the link to register and we will send you the link to join.
Click here to pre-register for Whet Your Appletite! to be held October 15.

Book Club with Judy 
Tuesday, October 20, 1:30pm

Read the emotional mystery, When We Believed in Mermaids by Barbara O'Neal on your own, and then join volunteer Judy Hallman to discuss the novel. Donations appreciated.  See above for donation information. Please plan to join the Zoom meetings 5-10 minutes before the listed start time so the host can let you into the meeting for attendance, assistance, program information, and social time.  
Click here to Join Book Club with Judy on October 20.
You won't be able to join our Zoom classes/meetings until about 5-10 minutes before the listed start time.

NEW!
Safe Driving for Seniors
Wednesday, October 21, 1:00pm-2:00pm
This presentation provides advice on how seniors can continue to drive safely for longer. It includes indicators designed to gauge driving ability as well as considerations for life after
a driver’s license.  No auto insurance discounts are associated with this program.  Presented by Dawn Batman, Program Specialist, Montgomery County Office of Senior Services.  Free program.  Pre-registration is required in order to gain access to the Zoom link for this program.  Click here to pre-register for Safe Driving for Seniors on October 21.

NEW!
Talking with your Doctor: How to Prepare

Thursday, November 12, 1:00pm
Learn how you can take an interactive role in your healthcare! This presentation features tips on how to get ready for a doctor’s visit, effectively talking with a doctor about health concerns, making decisions together about treatment and remembering what was discussed following the appointment.  Presented by Dawn Batman, Program Specialist, Montgomery County Office of Senior Services.  Free program.  Pre-registration is required in order to gain access to the Zoom link for this program.  Click here to pre-register for Talking with your Doctor on November 12.


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