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Classes with ESNS
Tai Ji Quan: Moving For Better Balance: Mondays and Thursdays, Sept. 23-Dec. 16, 10-11 am. Tai Ji reduces risk of falls by improving balance, muscle strength, flexibility, and mobility through mindful movements in a slow, flowing motion. The class meets twice a week on Monday and Thursday mornings for 12-weeks. East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 2nd St. NE.
NE Day Spot Friend: Fridays throughout the year, be the reason why someone looks forward to Fridays. NE Day Spot volunteers make Fridays more meaningful for people with memory loss and their care partners. Safe and engaging respite is vital for caregivers and the people they care for. Training for this position is provided with a focus on working with people experiencing memory loss. Shifts are from 9 am-12 pm and 12 pm-3 pm on Fridays. Don’t hesitate to be the special person that makes a tremendous difference in the lives of people with memory loss and their caregivers. Contact Jennifer at East Side Neighborhood Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-787-4104. East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 2nd St. NE.
Reimagining Aging Book Club: Saturdays, 9-10:30 am, Sept. 14, Oct.12, Nov. 9. Pierre Bottineau Library, 55 Broadway St. NE. Join a discussion of engaging and enlightening books about aging and what it means to live a vital life today. They will re-frame the idea of aging as opportunity, the responsibility to reach out to other generations, share wisdom, and learn new ways of living in the world, how we can grow up and grow old together. Facilitated by East Side Neighborhood Services. Sept. 14: “How to Live Forever” by Marc Freedman. Oct. 12: “Dementia Reimagined,” by Tia Powell, MD. Nov. 9: “Women Rowing North,” by Mary Pipher. *No need to read entire book before coming.