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Going Blind: Coming Out of the Dark About Vision Loss Film

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Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Want to better self-manage your health including diabetes, asthma, chronic pain, heart disease and high blood pressure, just to name a few? Register for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Education programs, hosted by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging!  All workshops are FREE for seniors 60+ and offered virtually through Zoom! Each program meets weekly for 2.5 hours via Zoom over the course of six-weeks. 

To register, contact Health Promotion Specialist Lauren Jirinec at (215) 765-9000 ext. 5119 or Lauren.Jirinec@pcacare.org.

  • Diabetes Self-Management Program
    • Wednesdays on February 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, and 24
    • 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • In the Diabetes Self-Management Program, participants will learn about making a healthy eating plan, managing blood sugar levels, balancing eating, physical activity and medications to prevent problems as well as managing diabetic-specific problems.
  • Chronic Disease Self-Management program
    • Thursdays on March 11,18, 25, April 1, 8, and 15
    • 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • In the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, participants with chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease, and diabetes will learn new ways to take charge of their health and learn tips to manage pain, depression, and overcome physical limitations.

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF)

  • Money Talks Free Webinar Series
    • PATF is hosting a 45-minute presentations which focus on financial empowerment.
    • One Wednesday a month beginning at 1 p.m.
    • Register for a session here.

Lighthouse Guild

  • Lighthouse Guild is offering an online or phone-in Adult support group, “Coping with Vision Loss: Where Do I Begin,” on alternate Wednesdays at 2 p.m.
  • Register here or call 212-769-7833
  • For more information, email GerraL@lighthouseguild.org

Home School with Mural Arts

  • Art Therapy:
    • Tune into Homeschool with Mural Arts every Monday and Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. for arts-focused tutorials from local experts! Featuring a wide range of skill sets and practices, these 10-30-minute videos offer kids and parents alike the opportunity to flex their creative brains and create some beauty from the comfort of their home.
    • Tune in here

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • Cup of Cardio
    • These workouts will get your heart rate pumping, strengthen your body, and keep you fit and fierce. Get ready for jumping jacks, push-ups, squats, and more. If you want to sweat, this is the class for you! All activity levels are welcome.
    • Weekdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. via Zoom (no class Labor Day, September 7)
    • RSVP for Cup of Cardio and find out about other LightHouse Health and Wellness events by contacting Amber at ASherrard@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7353.

Hadley School for the Blind

  • Get Up and Go!
    • You CAN stay physically active, no matter your level of vision or fitness! Join us each month to explore the wide variety of options available to you. Share your own tips and experiences along the way. Continue to enjoy recreational activities with Hadley’s Get Up and Go discussion group.
    • First Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. EDT
    • Join discussion group here
  • Writers’ Circle
    • Help spark your creative energies, share your writing experiences, offer advice, and gain insight from others. Writers of all abilities are encouraged to participate in discussion of all genres of writing, including journaling, storytelling, memoirs, and much more.
    • Second Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. EDT
    • Join discussion group here
  • Crafting Circle
    • Is crafting your passion? Do you long for a creative outlet but don’t know where to get started? Join Hadley’s crafting discussion group as we discuss all things crafty. From knitting to scrapbooking, quilting to sculpting, we will share ideas, tips, and tricks to enjoy many creative endeavors.
    • Second Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. EDT
    • Join discussion group here
  • Sharing Resources with Family, Friends and Caregivers
    • Family, friends and caregivers can be great support. How can you let them know how best to understand and help you? Join us as we share tips, strategies and resources to support those who support you.
    • Third Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. EDT
    • Join discussion group here
  • Hadley Growers
    • Basil, sage, oregano…oh yum! Having fresh herbs on hand for cooking is a delicious treat. And growing herbs on your balcony, patio, or window sill can be easy. Join us to discuss tips for starting your very own container herb garden.
    • Third Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. EDT
    • Join discussion group here
  • Tech it Out Chat
    • Join us to learn tips about everyday technology, ask your questions, and share your own experiences.
    • Fourth Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. EDT
    • Join discussion group here
  • What’s Cooking – Indoor Grilling Tips
    • If you love the chargrilled taste of food but aren’t comfortable with a grill, or prefer to cook inside, you won’t want to miss this month’s discussion. We’re taking the grill inside! We’ll share indoor grilling tips and tricks that’ll have you flipping your own food in no time.
    • Fourth Wednesday of every month at 5 p.m. EDT
    • Join discussion group here

Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN)

  • Free Workshop Series for Women with Parkinson’s
    • Supportive Older Women’s Network (SOWN) is offering free workshops for women with Parkinson’s who are 50+. These workshops are free to those with limited incomes. More information about this series, as well as SOWN’s other offerings, can be found in the flyer below.

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA)

  • Keep It Moving
    • PCA is hosting Keep It Moving, a chronic pain self-management program for adults who are 60+. This six-233k program will be offered via Zoom (Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 2) and phone (Thursdays, beginning Jan. 21). Please call 215-765-9000 x5119 or email Lauren Jirinec at Lauren.Jirinec@pcacares.org.
  • PCA is also offering numerous trainings at no cost to professionals in the region. Their current offerings can be found here.

Past Recorded Events

Hadley School for the Blind

  • COVID-19 and Vision Loss
    • Webinar available for download here

Medically Informed Yoga

  • Chair Yoga
    • Play recorded yoga instruction here