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.

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 12/3/2020:

INFORMATION, ASSISTANCE, & ENRICHMENT:

What's All the Fuss About 55 Plus? Buying a Home in an Age Restricted Community
Friday, December 4, 10:30am

Have you ever thought about moving to an age restricted community? Here in Southeastern PA, there are certainly plenty of options, but this can make the process a bit overwhelming. Local Realtors Kylie Harrington and Ginny Vandenburg will discuss everything from amenities to equity and share consideration to help you focus your search. Hear from a panel of older adults who have purchased homes in the local 55+ real estate market, and enjoy virtual tours of their residences highlighting home layouts, accessibility, features, and more. A time of Q & A will follow. Pre-registration is required. Click here to pre-register for What's All the Fuss About 55 Plus on December 4.

Memoirs
Mondays, 1pm-3pm 
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.

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
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 6:30pm
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 more information and to register, email John.Olsen@jefferson.edu or call Rev. John Olsen, MDiv, BCC, Chaplain at (215) 481-2700 or 215-498-4840.

NEW!
Breakfast at Home for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 16, 12:00pm
Join Teri Wassel, RD for a cooking demonstration featuring quick, healthy, holiday breakfast ideas for your home holidays.  This project is funded by the PA Department of Health's Preventative and Health Services Block Grant.  Pre-registration is required.  You must email Teri Wassel to register (please mention Generations): twassel@montcopa.org

Christmas Crunch Take & Make

Thursday, December 17, 1:30pm

Let’s get together (virtually) to create a family recipe for a delicious snack mix called “Christmas Crunch.” Once you register and pay for supplies, we will prepare everything you need for pick up at Generations before the class (we will contact you with pick up times). There will be enough ingredients for you to make gifts containing the mix and some to hoard for yourself.  Your kit also includes decorative containers to use for gift giving. Led by Generations Meals on Wheels Kitchen Supervisor Stacy Bivighouse.  Cost: $5 per person, due with online registration by December 7. A portion of the cost for this event is being supported by a Thrivent Action Team project, thereby making it a fantastic value for you.  Pre-registration & pre-payment is required by December 7.  Click here to pre-register for Christmas Crunch Take & Make with Stacy on December 17.  Once you register, we will send you instructions for payment and a link to join the meeting. 

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
 (now offered regularly)
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.

FUN & GAMES:

Cash Bingo
Tuesdays, 12/8, 12/22 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 12/8/2020.

Click here to pre-register for Virtual Cash Bingo on 12/22/2020.

A Non-trivial Pursuit of 
American History, Part 2
Thursday, Dec. 10, 11:00am

What do you remember from history class? Test your memory and learn something new about our country. We will quiz you on everything from historical figures and events to pop culture. Questions, answers and discussion /memories welcome during interactive session. Led by Generations Volunteer and History Buff Ron Hallman.  Free program. 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 A Non-trivial Pursuit of American History, Part 2 on Dec. 10.
You won't be able to join our Zoom classes/meetings until about 5-10 minutes before the listed start time.  You should not need a password to join.  Just click the link, follow the prompts and wait for the page to load.

NEW!
Grounds for Discussion:  Coffee Break with Generations
Tuesday, December 15, 11:00am
Join Generations staff members for a virtual coffee break.  You supply the grounds (coffee or a beverage of your choice) and join us for a friendly discussion group.  This month our topics will including the Witting Tree (in recognition of Veterans Suicide), the current state of Generations' remodeling projects (with some sneak peeks), and the latest news on reopening.  We want to hear from you too!  You can bring your own topics for discussion too.  Let's just make them "filtered" grounds for discussion and stay away from religion and politics.  No pre-registration is required for this program.
Click here to join Grounds for Discussion: Coffee Break with Generations via Zoom.
You won't be able to join our Zoom classes/meetings until about 5-10 minutes before the listed start time. 


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