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ESNS Vital Living classes
December 20, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 4, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Caregiver Support Groups: East Side Caregiver Support Groups can connect you to the community resources you need, meet and support other people with similar experiences, learn self-care strategies and coping techniques, vent, share your personal experiences, and leave feeling better for it. Attendance is open to any adult 18+ years of age who is a caregiver for an older adult. First time participants will need to request a link and password to enter the calls. Held via Zoom. Caregiver Support Group: Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2-3 pm. LGBTQ Caregiver Group: Monday, Dec. 20, 1-2 pm. Contact LFlavin@esns.org or 612-787-4076.
Tai Ji Quan: Moving For Better Balance, Beginner Class: Mondays & Thursdays, Jan. 10-April 4, 2022, 10:30-11:30 am. Reduce the risk of falls by improving balance, muscle strength, flexibility, and mobility through mindful movements in a slow, flowing motion. These one-hour beginner sessions meet twice a week over Zoom for 24 sessions. Registered participants will be asked to attend an orientation prior to the class where you can practice using Zoom and receive support for any technical challenges. We will also help provide technical support during each session. All participants must have a computer or tablet (with a camera and microphone) or a smartphone and will receive class information prior to the class start date. Donations accepted based on a cost share. To register: https://yourjuniper.org/Classes/Register/2810. Contact 612-787-4086 or VitalLiving@esns.org
Treasuring Memories: Weekly on Thursdays, January 6, 13, 20 & 27, 10-11 am via Zoom. Tell stories you would like to share, the wisdom you’ve gained, or you can also participate without sharing and listen to others share their stories. Spend one hour of happiness, fun, and laughter . This program is designed to help you gain peace, joy and happiness. Free. To register, contact 612-787-4086 or VitalLiving@esns.org
Powerful Tools for Caregivers: Thursdays, Jan. 13-Feb. 17, 2022, 3:30-5 pm, via Zoom. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country. East Side is partnering with Southeast Seniors to bring you this virtual six-week class. If you’re not familiar with Zoom, don’t worry we will help you! Registered participants will be asked to attend an orientation prior to the class where you will practice using Zoom and receive support for any technical challenges. Suggested donation of $40 for the series includes The Caregiver Help book. Contact 612-787-4076 or VitalLiving@esns.org