- Social Services
Monday-Friday Meals on Wheels service to the Indian Valley and North Penn Areas has resumed.
Our Drive Through Take Out Meal is not currently being offered. Effective 9/13, Take Out Meals are available for ordering on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. No dine-in meals are being served at this time. Click here for further details, menu listings, and ordering procedures.
We have reopened for many in-person programs. Click here to see our September 2021 newsletter for full details. Click here for pertinent schedule change information for September 2021. infon the COVID-19 Emergency Updates button below for a list of reCOVID-19 Updates
Virtual programs are now available on a screen near you! Some programs can be enjoyed using only a “land line” phone and are indicated as such. Contact Amy for call-in information: email@example.com or 215-723-5841.
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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.
This Week's Virtual Program Offerings
INFORMATION & ASSISTANCE:
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.
Adult Bereavement Support Group
2nd Tuesday, 6:30pm (Next meeting September 14)
The Department of Pastoral Care of Abington-Jefferson Health presents this Zoom™ group open to the community. Anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one is welcome to participate. Registration is required. After you register, you will receive the meeting link by email. A call in phone number will also be provided. For registration information, contact Amy Stover: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Caregiver’s Virtual Support Group
First Wednesday, 3:30-5pm (Next meeting October 6)
The Muller Institute for Senior Health hosts a virtual support group for those who are caring for a family member or friend experiencing chronic illness. This group gives members an opportunity to connect and interact with others in similar circumstances. In this forum, members can share information about their own responses to caregiving, helpful resources, interventions that have proven helpful, etc. The group is open to bothhands-on and long-distance caregivers; many issues apply to both groups. This group is open to all caregivers and it is free to participate; however registration is required. Participants may also use a landline phone. For join information please contact Amy Stover: email@example.com.
Flu, Covid, and Other Respiratory Illnesses
Monday, Sept. 20 10:00am
Attend a free Abington Jefferson Community Health "Help Yourself to Healthy Living" presentation by Sue Smith Lamar, RN, M Ed. Community Health Nursing Program Supervisor, to learn information about respiratory illnesses. We will discuss how to prevent flu, Covid, and other respiratory illnesses. We will also share how to minimize symptoms and maximize recovery should you get one of these illnesses. This free, informational presentation is offered both in-person and virtually. To register for the in-person option, stop by our front desk or call 215-723-5841. To register for the virtual Zoom meeting, click here and we will email you the link to join.
Food Fads & Myth Busters
Monday, Sept. 27, 11:00am
If losing weight or simply eating better is on your mind, there’s no shortage of ‘fad’ diets grappling for your attention! Weight Watchers, Keto, Whole30, Intermittent Fasting, Juice Cleanses, and more – some make grand claims, but do not always deliver on results long term. Stop by our Food Fads 101 & Myth Busters presentation with Jena Wood, MS, RD, LDN, the Registered Dietitian for ShopRite. Learn where the truth falls with many of these popular diets! Enjoy a few samples (if attending in-person) and see if tasting is believing. . . This free, informational presentation is offered both in-person and virtually. To register for the in-person option, stop by our front desk or call 215-723-5841. To register for the virtual Zoom meeting, click here and we will email you the link to join.
Balance & Stability with On The Move Physical Therapy
Join licensed physical therapist Kathleen Fortier for a free Zoom™ exercise session focusing on your static and dynamic balance performed near a chair or stable surface. Our intention is to decrease your risk for falls through an evidence-based routine. Learn about the different anatomical systems involved in your balance system while increasing your safety and stability. Donations to Generations appreciated. See above for donation information. Registration is required in order to receive the link to join. To register, contact Devyn Kerr, PT, DPT 267-644-7190/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dancefit - NOW OFFERED IN-PERSON (and not on Zoom)
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Have fun getting fit while you move to this toe-tapping, dance-based workout. Enjoy easy to follow choreographed routines to upbeat songs for a full body light cardio and toning class. Designed for all fitness levels including those with two left feet. Kristin Messina, Certified Instructor. Donations appreciated.
Sit, Stretch, Flex - NOW OFFERED IN-PERSON (and not on Zoom)
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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.
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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.
ENRICHMENT, FUN & GAMES:
Tuesdays, September 14 & September 28 at 1:30pm
Join us on Zoom™ for a fun afternoon. Pre-registration and prepayment is required so we can provide your Bingo cards before the game. $5 per person includes two cards, five regular games and one jackpot game. Additional cards $2 each (can be used for all six games). Payouts per game are determined by the number of players. The more people play, the more we pay!
Memoirs - OFFERED VIRTUALLY AND IN-PERSON
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. Prompts are provided and thoughtful discussions help us connect even when we can't be together. New writers welcome! No pre-registration is required for this class. Donations appreciated. For questions or concerns, call Marilyn: 215-723-5669 or email@example.com.
Click here to join Memoirs via Zoom on Mondays at 1:00pm.
Behind the Kitchen Counter with Chad
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1:30pm
Join our own Chef Chad for a cooking demo from the Generations Cafe! Hear pro cooking tips as Chad prepares salads to help you savor the summer. He'll mix up a red-skinned potato salad and give you options for your mixed green salads such as grilled steak or roasted veggies. Connect with us for an entertaining afternoon of cooking and creativity. Free program. Attendees will be given a "take & bake" meal of Chad's creation (a suggested donation of $5 per meal is appreciated. We will contact virtual participants with pick up information shortly after the program). This program is offered both in-person and virtually. To register for the in-person option, stop by our front desk or call 215-723-5841. To register for the virtual Zoom meeting, click here and we will email you the link to join.
Book Club with Judy
Thursday, Sept. 22, 1:00pm
Read City of Thieves by David Benioff on your own, and then join volunteer Judy Hallman to discuss the novel. "From the critically acclaimed author of The 25th Hour and When the Nines Roll Over and co-creator of the HBO series Game of Thrones, a captivating novel about war, courage, survival — and a remarkable friendship that ripples across a lifetime" (Amazon.com). The book contains explicit language. This program is offered both in-person and virtually. To register for the in-person option, stop by our front desk or call 215-723-5841. To register for the virtual Zoom™ meeting, click here and we will email you the link to join.