Programs designed to enhance the quality of life- Relaxation, educational Red Cross blood drives and more.
The FCC is excited announce that most of our programs will be offered in person AND via zoom beginning July 1st. Please visit our website or stop by The FCC to see updated program time and date information. Check back for updates to programs below, more to begin in the coming months.
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.
Time: No programs available at this time- You can complete the course online –AARP SAFE DRIVER ONLINE
Cost: $15 for AARP members, $20 for Non- AARP Members
ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP
[Free & Open to the Public]
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. In partnership by the Alzheimer’s Association of NEPA.
Time: 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 5:30-6:30pm at the Shawnee Ridge Community Center located at: 200 Jersey Lane East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 For more information or to RSVP:
Facilitators: Jennifer Kautz CTRS, CDP, Alzheimer’s Association® Community Outreach Volunteer/Support Group Facilitator, 570-517-9292 or John Sherrock, Volunteer/Support Group Facilitator 570-223-7783
ALZHEIMER AND DEMENTIA MEMORY CAFÉ● [Free & Open to the Public]
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.
THIS PROGRAM WILL RETURN IN 2022
Facilitator: Jennifer Bayer-Kautz CTRS, CDP – Community Outreach Volunteer, Alzheimer’s Association
**If you are interested, please contact Nicole at The Friendly Community Center at 570.481.4330 or firstname.lastname@example.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.
Instructor: Natalie M. Schultz-Kahwaty, PhD
Please call 570-481-4330 or send an email to: email@example.com to register for this class.
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.
HEALING SOUNDS AT THE PARK
Imagine laying perfectly still completely relaxed, while all of the water content of the body is doing a shimmy to the resonance of the gong. Crystal bowls and chimes resonate with the chakras of our body. Experience this amazing form of sound healing- Feel energized and relaxed. Remember to bring a mat and other comfort items.
Time: Thursday, July 22nd at 3PM
Where: Skywood Park Route 191, Cresco PA 18326
Instructor: Kimberly Matthew
Fee: $10 per session, registration appreciated via email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Membership not required to attend, this program is open to the public
APPRISE MEDICARE INSURANCE COUNSELING●
A certified Apprise volunteer 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. This program is provided by the Monroe Area Agency on Aging and volunteers.
APPRISE Counselors: Sandy Goddeyne and Ernie Camlet
Call for an appointment at the Area Agency on Aging at 570-420-3735
MUSIC THERAPY FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA●
Bring your loved ones to interact with others through instrument playing and singing while exercising the memory.
Instructor: Cheryl Mozdian, MM, MT-BC, Summit Music Therapy
Please RSVP to Nicole at The FCC at 570.481.4330 or email@example.com
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 6, 2021- DECEMBER 17, 2021
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.
Learn healthy eating habits, how fitness can increase your wellness journey and how to get on track to a healthy you.
Time: Mondays from 5-6:15PM
Facilitator: Cathy Febbraio
Cost: 14 week series $182.00