ESNS Vital Living classes
March 20 - May 3
East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 2nd St. NE, offers the following classes for seniors. Register: 612-787-4086 or VitalLiving@esns.org.
Care for Caregivers Series: Weekly on Tuesdays, 2-3 pm, via Zoom. Make time for yourself. Caregiving is stressful and it is difficult at times. Recharge, learn, connect, and reflect each week with a community that understands the commitment of caregiving. March 21: Caregivers Support Group. March 28: Rest and Reflection.
Caregiver 1:1 Support: Can’t make it to a Support Group? Contact Shay for 1:1 support over the phone, on Zoom, or in-person at times that are convenient for you.
NE Day Spot (In-Person Respite): Weekly on Fridays, 10 am-1 pm. Experiencing dementia doesn’t have to mean a loss of connection. NE Day Spot is a gathering place for those with mild to moderate memory loss or other chronic health conditions to be in community while caregivers have a reliable break each week. Enjoy gathering together with art, music, conversation, and movement alongside volunteers, participants and Vital Living staff. For persons 65+ receiving care from others and those living with memory loss or other chronic conditions. Requirements: Pre-assessment necessary to determine eligibility. Cost: Suggested donation based on sliding fee scale, $0-$45 per day. Space is limited. COVID protocols: Vaccinations for staff and volunteers with social distancing for everyone, as appropriate. Masks are strongly encouraged but not required.