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 email info@generationsofiv.org.

We continue to provide large Meals on Wheels deliveries to our clients in the Indian Valley and North Penn areas on Mondays and Thursdays. 

Drive-through 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!  Some programs can be enjoyed using only a “land line” phone and are indicated as such.  Contact Amy for call-in information:  astover@generationsofiv.org or 215-723-5841. 

Click here for helpful tips and information on how to get started.

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
Updated 4/8/2021:

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 April 13)
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:  astover@generationsofiv.org.

Caregiver’s Virtual Support Group
First
Wednesday, 3:30-5pm (Next meeting Wednesday, May 5)

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.  This program can be enjoyed using only a “land line” phone.  For registration information, contact Amy Stover:  astover@generationsofiv.org or 215-723-5841
 

Spring Organizing Programs with Professional Organizer Bev Griffith
Let’s Zoom along to an easier, more streamlined life by exploring and discussing key areas of home organization and management.  These sessions are based on organizing tips from “Full STEAM Ahead,” Bev’s handy guide book, which can be purchased on Amazon for $12.95 or here at Generations for $10 or borrowed for the duration of these sessions.  Please note that the book is not a requirement but is a very handy resource.  As a special feature this year, Bev has offered to virtually coach any participants who would like to work on their own home projects and might need some support, input or guidance.  This support can be provided through email, telephone or video conferencing.  It’s a great opportunity to consider during this quiet period.  If you are interested in this service, email Bev at anextrahandorg@comcast.net. Registration for our spring virtual organizing programs follows. 

Getting Your Ducks in a Row
Thursday, April 15, 11:00am
Our most vital yet non-renewable resource is our time.  The focus here will be on establishing goals and priorities and tackling procrastination to create feelings of purpose and control. In addition, we will look at managing your health and wealth with simple tips to implement right away for quick results. Pre-registration is required for this program.  Donations are appreciated.  See above for virtual program donation information.  Click here to pre-register for Getting Your Ducks in a Row.

NEW!
Pain Management: What Options Do Seniors Have?
Thursday, April 15, 2:00pm
Join a virtual panel presentation with guest speakers: Massage Therapist Lisa Hibberd, Chiropractor Dr. ChristopherCianci, Yoga Instructor Stacey Skilton, and Acupuncturist Kate Pietrowsk.  Receive a free locked medication bag for attending event and completing our survey during the event.  Registration is required.  Please contact Claire to register at 610-278-3426 or ckuzmicki@montcopa.org.

Colon and Skin Cancer Prevention Recommendations 
Monday, April 19, 10:00-10:45am
Learn what you need to know to help you prevent these cancers and obtain early detection screenings for treatment and promotion of longevity.  Presented by Jane Cero, RN, BSN, Abington-Jefferson Health Chronic Care Management Nurse.  This program can be enjoyed using only a “land line” phone.  Click here to register for this free presentation.  If you do not have a computer, please contact Amy Stover for call-in information:  215-723-5841 ext. 104. 

Ask A Realtor 
Monday, April 26, 11:00am

Are you thinking about selling your house. . . some time?  Are you wondering what’s involved, whether you're ready, or how much money you’ll need?  Join local professional realtors Kylie Harrington and Ginny Vandenburg for an informative free session on their most frequently asked questions.  If you have your own questions but aren’t ready to call a realtor yet, this would be a great, no pressure way to get your answers.  This program can also be enjoyed using only a “land line” phone.  Click here to register for the free session to be held April 26.  For call-in information, contact Amy Stover 215-723-5841 ext. 104. 

A Matter of Balance
Thursdays, April 8-June 3, 9:30-11:30am
This class is appropriate for anyone concerned about falls; anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength; or anyone who has fallen in the past. This free program will be held virtually via Zoom™ in partnership with the Montgomery County Office of Senior Services.  This class is now full.  To be added to the waiting list, please contact Amy Stover:  215-723-5841, ext. 104  or astover@generationsofiv.org


FITNESS:

Dancefit
Tuesdays, 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.

Tai Chi
Wednesdays, 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.

ENRICHMENT, FUN & GAMES:

Cash Bingo
Tuesdays 4/13/21 & 4/27/21 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!

Click here to pre-register for Virtual Cash Bingo on 4/13/21.

Click here to pre-register for Virtual Cash Bingo on 4/27/21. 

Behind the Kitchen Counter with Chad 
Wednesday, April 14,1:30pm

Join our own Chef Chad for a virtual cooking demo from the  Generations Cafe!   Hear pro cooking tips as Chad prepares a vegetable lasagne and a spring fruit trifle.  Connect with us for an entertaining afternoon of cooking and creativity.  Free program.  Registration is required. Attendees will be given a "take & bake" meal of Chad's creation (a suggested donation of $5 per meal is appreciated).  We will contact you with pick up information shortly after the program).  Click here to register for Behind the Kitchen Counter with Chad to be held April 14.  

NEW!
Name That Tune 
Monday, April 12 11:00am
Only yoooooooooouuuuuuu can make this program even more fun!  Build your brain power with a morning of identifying your favorite songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s.  Led by Generations Program Coordinator Amy Stover.  Pre-registration is required.  Donations are appreciated.  See above for donation information.  Click here to pre-register for Name That Tune to be held April 12

Historical Trivia with Ron 
Thursday, April 29, 11:00am

Was Scotch tape invented before or after 1900?  The answer might surprise you.  Join us for a lighthearted historical trivia session featuring everything from historical figures and events to pop culture and inventions.  Questions, answers and discussion /memories welcome during this interactive session.  Led by Generations Volunteer and History Buff Ron Hallman.  This free program now requires pre-registration. Click here to pre-register and we will email you the link to join the meeting.  This program can also be enjoyed using only a “land line” phone. For call-in information, contact Amy Stover 215-723-5841 ext. 104. 

Memoirs
Mondays, 1:00pm 
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 grossm111@comcast.net.  
Click here to join Memoirs via Zoom on Mondays at 1:00pm.