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SCOSA Older Adult Education Events Jul / Aug / Sept

Stockton Center on Successful Aging

 Jan / Feb / Mar          Apr / May / Jun          July / Aug / Sept          Oct / Nov / Dec

Date & Time Title Presenter Location Description
 

7/13

10:30-12:30
  Creative Writing: Memory in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction    Jenna McCoy   Noyes Museum of Art, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville   In this series workshop, Jenna Mccoy will explore a number of creative writing genres, with a major focus on memoir and poetry. By reading and discussing work by both famous and local writers, we will attempt to put our fingers on what exactly makes for good writing, and apply these techniques as we write. We will write poems and essays inspired by our own memories, stretch our creativity, and work to create our own community of writers. For more information visit the SCOSA website at www.stockton.edu/scosa. Limited capacity. To register call 609.652.8848.

7/16

10:00 - 11:30

Staying Healthy & Happy As You Age

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Maryann Prudhomme, RN

Galloway Community Services Senior Center, 621 W. White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor (609-568-5073)

Join Maryann Prudhomme, a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of management and clinical experience in health care and nursing in both acute care and home care settings, to learn how you can help yourself to stay healthy and happy by using the things that you love: food, sleep, and active fun. Come, bring your family and friends and have some fun learning to be healthy and happy.

 

7/20

10:30-12:30
 

 Creative Writing: Memory in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction

 Jenna McCoy   Noyes Museum of Art, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville   In this series workshop, Jenna Mccoy will explore a number of creative writing genres, with a major focus on memoir and poetry. By reading and discussing work by both famous and local writers, we will attempt to put our fingers on what exactly makes for good writing, and apply these techniques as we write. We will write poems and essays inspired by our own memories, stretch our creativity, and work to create our own community of writers. For more information visit the SCOSA website at www.stockton.edu/scosa. Limited capacity. To register call 609.652.8848.

7/23

10:00 - 11:30

Broken Trust: Responding to Elder Financial Abuse

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Greg Banks

Galloway Community Services Senior Center, 621 W. White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor (609-568-5073)

Greg Banks will help you identify the various types of financial abuse being perpetrated against seniors & explain how financial abuse is linked to other forms of abuse.

 

7/25

10-11:30
  Important Papers: Your reference guide and travel log    Money Management International

  Hammonton Canoe Club Senior Center, 100 Sports Drive, Hammonton   856-322-7082

  A key part of managing your financial journey is knowing where you have been. This program discusses the importance of good financial record-keeping. The accompanying workbook provides you with a comprehensive record detailing the value of your assets and where to find important documents when you need them. 
 

7/27

10:30-12:30
  Creative Writing: Memory in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction    Jenna McCoy   Noyes Museum of Art, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville   In this series workshop, Jenna Mccoy will explore a number of creative writing genres, with a major focus on memoir and poetry. By reading and discussing work by both famous and local writers, we will attempt to put our fingers on what exactly makes for good writing, and apply these techniques as we write. We will write poems and essays inspired by our own memories, stretch our creativity, and work to create our own community of writers. For more information visit the SCOSA website at www.stockton.edu/scosa. Limited capacity. To register call 609.652.8848.
 

8/3

10:30-12:30
  Creative Writing: Memory in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction   Jenna McCoy   Noyes Museum of Art, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville   In this series workshop, Jenna Mccoy will explore a number of creative writing genres, with a major focus on memoir and poetry. By reading and discussing work by both famous and local writers, we will attempt to put our fingers on what exactly makes for good writing, and apply these techniques as we write. We will write poems and essays inspired by our own memories, stretch our creativity, and work to create our own community of writers. For more information visit the SCOSA website at www.stockton.edu/scosa. Limited capacity. To register call 609.652.8848.
 

8/10

10:30-12:30
  Creative Writing: Memory in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction   Jenna McCoy   Noyes Museum of Art, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville   In this series workshop, Jenna Mccoy will explore a number of creative writing genres, with a major focus on memoir and poetry. By reading and discussing work by both famous and local writers, we will attempt to put our fingers on what exactly makes for good writing, and apply these techniques as we write. We will write poems and essays inspired by our own memories, stretch our creativity, and work to create our own community of writers. For more information visit the SCOSA website at www.stockton.edu/scosa. Limited capacity. To register call 609.652.8848.

8/13

11:00 - 12:30

Continue to Live Independently

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Pat Laychock, RRT, CSA, CDCP

 Galloway Community Services Senior Center, 621 W. White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor (609-568-5073)

 Aging in Place means you continue to live in the home of your choice safely and independently as you get older. What impact will it have on you and members of your family? What Services are needed and available to help you Live at Home? Pat Laychock, RRT, CSA, CDCP has over 20 years of experience dealing with many of the issues people face when trying to remain in their homes. Bring your family members and all of your questions.

 

8/17

10:30-12:30
  Creative Writing: Memory in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction   Jenna McCoy   Noyes Museum of Art, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville   In this series workshop, Jenna Mccoy will explore a number of creative writing genres, with a major focus on memoir and poetry. By reading and discussing work by both famous and local writers, we will attempt to put our fingers on what exactly makes for good writing, and apply these techniques as we write. We will write poems and essays inspired by our own memories, stretch our creativity, and work to create our own community of writers. For more information visit the SCOSA website at www.stockton.edu/scosa. Limited capacity. To register call 609.652.8848.
 

8/24

10:30-12:30
  Creative Writing: Memory in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction   Jenna McCoy   Noyes Museum of Art, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville   In this series workshop, Jenna Mccoy will explore a number of creative writing genres, with a major focus on memoir and poetry. By reading and discussing work by both famous and local writers, we will attempt to put our fingers on what exactly makes for good writing, and apply these techniques as we write. We will write poems and essays inspired by our own memories, stretch our creativity, and work to create our own community of writers. For more information visit the SCOSA website at www.stockton.edu/scosa. Limited capacity. To register call 609.652.8848.

8/27

1:00pm

Moving in With the Kids: Who's the parent? and who's the child?

Marguerite Heaton-Colella, MSW, LCSW, BCPCC, CDP

Galloway Community Services Senior Center, 621 W. White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor (609-568-5073)

There are many reasons why we might consider moving in with our children as we age. This can result in many beautiful experiences we may not have had otherwise. It also requires patience and understanding by everyone. Join Marguerite Colella and explore the changes and resulting struggles between an aging parent and adult child in one home.

 

8/29

10-11:30
  It’s a Long Month: Living on a Fixed Income   Money Management International

   Hammonton Canoe Club Senior Center, 100 Sports Drive, Hammonton   856-322-7082

  Are you living on a fixed income? Money Management Int’l will tell you how to “stretch” your income by setting priorities, establishing a budget, planning, and saving.

9/10 & 9/12

9:00-12:00

AARP Driver Safety Training Program

Class is currently full - proceed to registration to be placed on a waiitng list for the next session.

 

AARP

 

Absecon Community Center for Seniors, Great Hall - United Methodist Church, 100 Pitney Raod, Absecon 08201  609-645-0013

AARP Charges for Course: $12.00 for members & $14.00 for non-members

Flyer for details

Registration required - limited capacity  Register online or call 609-626-3591

 

9/14

10:30-12:30
  Basket Making - Apple Drying Basket   Niki Giberson   Noyes Museum of Art, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville   12”x20”x4” rectangular basket holds 24 cupcakes or makes a great decoration.  $45.00 materials fee.  To register call 609.652.8848.

  9/26

10-11:30

  Budgeting: Making your money count   Money Management International

  Hammonton Canoe Club Senior Center, 100 Sports Drive, Hammonton   856-322-7082

  Budgeting is a key to managing your money effectively. After completion of this program you will have an understanding of how to assess your financial situation; establish financial goals; create a budget; and commit to a savings plan.

 9/27

12:00 - 2:30

Beginner Card Making Class

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Class is currently full - proceed to registration to be placed on a waiitng list for the next session. 

Gina Maguire & Ann Blazovic

Call 609-626-5590 for details.

Stockton's Manahawkin Instructional Site, 720 East Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050 609-626-3883

Are you a crafty person? Enjoy making things? Join us for this free beginner's card making class. You will make four greeting cards suitable for sending to your friends and family. Two cards will be fall themed and two cards will be generic birthday cards. This is planned to be a series of classes, so come and learn the art of paper crafting.  

 

9/28

10:30-12:30
  Creative Writing: Memory in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction   Jenna McCoy   Noyes Museum of Art, Lily Lake Road, Oceanville   In this series workshop, Jenna Mccoy will explore a number of creative writing genres, with a major focus on memoir and poetry. By reading and discussing work by both famous and local writers, we will attempt to put our fingers on what exactly makes for good writing, and apply these techniques as we write. We will write poems and essays inspired by our own memories, stretch our creativity, and work to create our own community of writers. For more information visit the SCOSA website at www.stockton.edu/scosa. Limited capacity. To register call 609.652.8848.