grams. For more information, call S10-2T5-19S0.
• Adult day services are available, with a full day of activities, lunch and snacks provided. The services are an alternative to nursing home care and a way to provide rest to caregivers. For more information, call Larry oeed at S10-2T5-19S0.
• Volunteer drivers are needed for the Meals on Wheels program. Volunteers can help once a week or once a month. For more information, call Larry oeed at S10-2T5-19S0.
• SAAC’s Fifth Avenue Boutique is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
MONTCO SAAC offers the following classes:
• BDnN AIfiOLDWLon SHPLnar: Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. Owen Wooten, of National Penn Bank, will present a seminar on ways to use your bank affiliation more effectively.
• Nursing Home Information: Oct. 24 at 10:30 a.m. aid you ever wonder how you would be able to support yourself or a loved one in a nursing home? Lawyer geremy Clarke will present information on this topic.
• Silver Sneakers with Laurie: bvery Monday and Wednesday at 1 p.m.
• Dance class: bvery Monday at 10:30 a.m.
• Yoga with Laurie: bvery Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
• Line Dancing: bvery Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
• Zumba: bvery Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Classes are held at 53S deorge Street, Norristown. For more information, contact Susan bdgren or Pat Mackenzie at S10-2T5-19S0.
Sixty Plus or Minus Seniors Club. oetirees are invited to become part of the S0 Plus or Minus Seniors Club at Christ’s Lutheran Church, T00 b. Pennsylvania Ave., Oreland. dood food,delicious desserts, and friendly people, make for a pleasant time. Monthly meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 12:15 p.m. Please join us in the start of our 28th year. For Information call Christ’s Lutheran Church at 215-8884S12.
Group Weight Loss Class, led by certified holistic health counselor Amanda oizzo will be held on the first and third Wednesday of each month from T to 8:30 p.m. at drace Lutheran Church of Wyndmoor, 801 b. Willow drove Ave., Wyndmoor. The class is $T5 per month. To register or for more information, call 215-S80-019T.
Chestnut Hill Hospital offers the following programs:
• Diabetes Education Class. Wednesdays noon – 2 p.m. Library, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 dermantown Ave., Philadelphia If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, pre-diabetes or gestational diabetes, education and careful management can help ensure that you live well. goin Susan Pierce, certified diabetes educator, for small-group discussions about diabetesrelated issues including diet, medications, stress, physical activity and more! Free. • Fitness classes: Exercise at Aerobics, Etc. Ongoing exercise classes for seniors. The First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Mill ooad and Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown. Senior Circle members receive prizes for participation. Informed consents and waivers must be signed prior to participation
in the classes. Call 215-35S5500 for more information, or to register. The first class is free.
Golden Yoga: A Breathing, Stretching and oelaxation Class. Fridays, 2:303:30 p.m. Lea Auditorium, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 dermantown Ave. , Philadelphia oegistration for four classes at a time required. dolden yoga is classical yoga, adapted by the SKv Foundation, to accommodate those who have difficulty getting up and down from the floor. The program includes postures, breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques, all performed while sitting in a chair and standing. Instructor Barbara Levitt has been teaching yoga for the past 30 years and has even taught people in their nineties. oegistration is required. Call 215-24T3029. Cost: $20 for 4 classes per month.
Tai Chi. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Chapel, Montgomery oehab Center. 8S01 Stenton Avenue, Wyndmoor. Classes, for the novice or beginner/ intermediate student, are designed to improve balance, power, posture, coordination, flexibility and mental focus. Slow, gentle movements are modified to most everyone’s abilities. For more information or to sign up for a free introductory class, call 215233-9004. Cost: $T per class/ paid monthly. • Support groups: Weight Loss Support Group. Last Wednesday of each month, T - 8 p.m. Main Level Conference ooom, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 dermantown Ave., Philadelphia goin us each month for an evening of education, support and lively exchange of information and ideas to help achieve your weight loss goals. Topics include life style modification, nutrition and exercise. duest speakers provide expert advice on related topics. oegistration required. Call 215T53-2000.
For Women Who Grieve. Second Tuesday of the month, S:30 - 8 p.m. Women’s Center, 8811 dermantown Ave., Philadelphia. For most women, the loss of their spouse or loved one is intensely personal and overwhelming. Their life is forever changed, yet they are expected to be the same. Achieving balance and independence is a constant struggle. For Women Who drieve, facilitated by Barbara A. Penny, a local attorney and advocate who lost her husband to cancer 13 years ago will provide emotional support and the tools to move forward. Additionally, Barbara will provide the opportunity for participants to talk openly in an intimate setting about life after this life-altering event. For more information or to register, call 215-2S0-12S8.
Menopause Support Group. Mondays, S:30 – T:30 p.m. Medical Office Building, Suite 40, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 dermantown Ave., Philadelphia. Supportive therapy and education session. We’ll address issues such as menopause, body image, relationships, career and enjoyment. Facilitated by Lisa Lambert, M.a., and Nancy Pollack, M.S. Cost: $15 per session. oegistration required. Call 215482-0408.
Advanced Cancer Support Group – New droup! Second Wednesday of the month, 10:30 a.m. – noon. Conference ooom 109, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 dermantown Ave. , Philadelphia. This new monthly group for people with any type of cancer that has recurred, is metastatic, or ad- vanced is an opportunity to discuss the stresses, changes and challenges that such a diagnosis may bring. The group is facilitated by Lori Curtis, M.S.W. Please call the Cancer oesource Center at 215-248-804T to register.
Man to Man Prostate Cancer Support Group. Third Tuesday of the month, 5:30 – T p.m. Williams Conference ooom, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 dermantown Ave., Philadelphia Man to Man is an education and support group for men diagnosed with prostate cancer, whether newly diagnosed, in or posttreatment, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Spouses and partners welcome. Please call the Cancer oesource Center at 215-248804T to register.
Breast Cancer Networking Group. Fourth Tuesday of the month, 5:30 – T p.m. Women’s Center, 8811 dermantown Ave., Philadelphia. A support and educational group for women diagnosed with breast cancer that are receiving currently treatment or are dealing with survivorship issues. droup is facilitated by Linda Simmons, C.o.N.P., and Lori Curtis, M.S.W. Call the Cancer oesource Program, 215-248-804T, to let us know you’ll attend.
Caregiver Support Program. First Thursday of the month, 5:30 – T p.m. Williams Conference ooom, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 dermantown Ave., Philadelphia. Caregivers for people with cancer face challenges as they try to support and assist their loved ones, and also balance other aspects of their lives. This monthly series, sponsored and presented in partnership with Keystone Care, will teach caregivers how to communicate with the health care team, family and friends; find meaning in the caregiver experience; man- age difficult situations (e.g., legal matters and advanced illness and understand the importance of self-care). Call the Cancer oesource Program, 215-248-804T, to let us know you’ll attend.
Grief Support Group for adults who have lost a spouse or partner to cancer. Second Thursday of the month, 5 – S:30 p.m. Conference ooom 109, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 dermantown Ave., Philadelphia. When people lose someone important to them, they go through a normal process called grieving which can help in accepting and understanding their loss. drieving involves feeling many different emotions over time, all of which help the person come to terms with the loss of a loved one. This group provides a safe, caring place to understand and share experiences and feelings for persons who are facing living alone, sometimes for the first time in decades. droup is facilitated by Lori Curtis, M.S.W., L.S.W., oncology social worker. Please call 215-248-8930 if you want to attend.
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Auditions for the musical “The Pajama Game” will be held Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. (with callbacks Oct. 28 at 2 p.m.) at Shannondell Performing Arts Theater, 10000 Shannondell Boulevard, Audubon. All auditions are by appointment only. Please email director Laura darifo to schedule a time slot: Ldarifo@excite.com. Men and women age 1S and older are invited to audition. Song, dance and reading requirements (as well as a character list) are available at www. kofpplayers.org.