Healthy Living Programs

HEALTHY LIVING [Programs are open to the public, may require a materials fee] If registration is required, Call 570-481-4330 or Click registration link below program to attend

AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM
This defensive driving course designed for qualified drivers’ age 50+ to earn the potential discounts on auto insurance. Contact The FCC to register at 570-481-4330.
2 day Safe Driver course: Tues. July 23rd & Weds. July 24th from 1-5 PM
Instructor: Stan Rothman
Cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for Non- AARP Members

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
Is someone you love suffering from Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia? Connect with other caregivers in your community and get the support you need.

Time:  2nd Monday of each month from 5:30-7 at The Loder Senior Center –
62 Analomink St, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301Phone: (570) 420-3745
Facilitator: Jennifer Bayer, Community Outreach Volunteer (Alzheimer’s Association) 570.517.9292 or bayer4@ptd.net

ALZHEIMER AND DEMENTIA MEMORY CAFÉ [Free & Open to the Public]   NEW PROGRAM
The program is recommended for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or mild cognitive impairment. One can enjoy an afternoon of shared activities with their caregiver. Activities include games, educational programs, music, art and other shared experiences. This program also offers support to caregivers and a way to enjoy activities together as a break from the normal routine.  This program is offered to persons still living at home and their caregivers.
Facilitator
: Jennifer Bayer-Kautz CTRS, CDP – Community Outreach Volunteer, Alzheimer’s Association
Time: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month from 1-2:30 PM
**If you are interested, please contact Nicole at The Friendly Community Center at 570.481.4330 or info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org

DANCE & MOVEMENT *
Try a dance class designed to benefit members of the Parkinson’s community, as well as those with arthritis, trouble with balance, and other movement issues. Gentle dance, rhythm, and stretching movements improve flexibility and focus attention on eyes, ears, and touch as tools to assist in movement and balance.
Time: Thursdays from 3 – 4 PM
Instructor: Natalie M. Schultz-Kahwaty, PhD
Click to register for Dance & Movement


CRYSTAL BOWL SOUND BATH-

Quartz crystal singing bowls are played, each one tuned to a chakra energy center of the body, where sound nourishes and stimulates the many systems of the body. Stretch out on a mat or sit in a chair and allow the sound to flow energetically through you. Benefits include: rejuvenation, deep peace, heightened awareness, and relaxation for the mind, body, and spirit. Join us for this special vibrational meditation!
Time: First Thursdays of the month from 7 – 8 PM – NO CLASS FOR JULY
Instructor: Kimberly Matthew
Cost: $10 per session- Membership is not required to attendRegistration Required
Click to register for Crystal Bowl Sound Bath

 FITNESS PARK
The FCC is home to The Dottie Hughes Fitness Park – a unique place that allows you to strength train outdoors. Feel free to come work out when it fits YOUR schedule! Park may not be available certain days due to other fitness group usage.
Membership: FCC Free minimum required

MEDICARE COUNSELING
An experienced counselor will answer questions and  help you to understand your existing Medicare plan. Receive objective information about Medicare Supplemental and Advantage plans, prescription drug plans, and eligibility to get extra help with medical insurance costs.

APPRISE Counselors: Sandy Goddeyne and Ernie Camlet
Time: 1st Wednesday of the month – JULY 10th due to holiday
Call for an appointment- 570-481-4330

 

 MUSIC THERAPY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA 
Bring your loved ones to interact with others through instrument playing and singing while exercising the memory.

Time: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 1:00 PM
Instructor: Cheryl Mozdian, MM, MT-BC, Summit Music Therapy
Please RSVP to Nicole at The FCC at 570.481.4330 or info@thefriendlycommunitycenter.org

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE AT THE FCC
Help Save A Life By Donating Blood. Schedule an appointment today by calling 1-800-733-2767, visit the Red Cross website www.redcrossblood.org or download the Blood donor app. Walk-ins are welcome.
Time: AUGUST 23rd from 2 – 6 PM
Please call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org and enter: FRIENDLYCC to schedule an appointment. Streamline your donation experience by visiting RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass.


WOMEN’S CIRCLE

If you are a woman of a certain age who is interested in connecting with other women in sisterhood, join us in forming a monthly women’s circle. The women’s circle is a safe, compassionate, supportive space for women to connect with each other as we share our hopes, dreams, fears, fun, and life experiences.

Time: 3rd Thursdays of the month at 6:30 PM
Facilitators: Sue Ruskin-Mayher, PhD & Collen LaScala, CPT RYT
Click here to register for Women’s Circle


WW FREESTYLE

Learn healthy eating habits, how fitness can increase your wellness journey and how to get on track to a healthy you.

Time: Monday 5PM
Facilitator: Cathy Febbraio
Cost: 14 week series $182.00

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