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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates/Cancellations

Dear RSF Senior Center Family,

In addition to the RSF Senior Center, older adults with needs or questions can call the
San Diego County's Aging Hotline at 1-800-339-4661 for assistance.

With so much uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), the RSF Senior Center is erring on the side of caution. All in-person programs and classes, effective immediately, are canceled pending further notice. The Healthy Aging Conference has also been rescheduled to October 23, 2020. We will keep you updated when classes will resume, and when special programs can be rescheduled.

Please be vigilant and safe. As to not completely isolate ourselves from one another or get bored as many practice physical distancing: turn get togethers into phone dates, take time to catch up on books or things you've wanted to do around the house, learn a new skill or take a class online (1. https://www.coursera.org/ 2. https://www.edx.org/); watch engaging presentations (https://www.ted.com); explore museums that offer virtual tours (https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours), play online games with family and friends...the list can go on, get creative! :)

Please use credible sources to receive your information and updates regarding COVID-19. 


In good health,
Terrie and Lizzy
Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center
(858) 756-3041

Virtual Live Sessions

Guided Meditation

with Lizzy Weiss

 

 

 

 

 

 

        Benefits of meditation include:

  • Stress management

  • Anxiety reduction

  • Feeling of inner peace

  • Improved sleep

  • Decrease in blood pressure


Join Chopra Center Certified Instructor, Lizzy Weiss, for a guided meditation and discussion session. Class occurs weekly on Mondays from 10 AM - 11 AM. Please click here to join LIVE sessions via your computer, or dial in by calling (978) 990-5100 and using the access code: 2728315#. These classes are provided complimentary.

Chair Yoga

with Peggie Moore






Peggie Moore, is a certified Yoga Instructor (RYT500), Reiki Master, and has also received her certification as a BEWELL Yoga for Cancer teacher. Peggie has practiced yoga her entire adult life and is passionate about working with every age, size, shape, and ability who has the desire to find their way to yoga and to a healthier, happier life. This class will teach you ways in which you can reduce stress, improve well-being, and improve your strength and flexibility. Appropriate modifications are provided for students.

 

Class occurs weekly on Thursdays at 10 AM. Please click here to join LIVE sessions on Zoom using the Meeting ID: 722 5602 6633 

Password: YOGAWPEG. These classes are provided complimentary.

Memory Alive!

with Lisa Randall, MS


 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

Join Lisa Randall, Memory Educator, for a free weekly interactive class.  The hour-long sessions will discuss the fundamentals of building a memorable lifestyle.  They will include both memory strengthening exercises along with lifestyle-based strategies for your best memory. Anyone at any age can take steps towards their best memory!  All are invited to attend.

 

Class occurs weekly on Thursdays at 2:30 PM. Please click here to join LIVE sessions on Zoom or dial in using the following phone number:

(669) 900-6833 using the Password: memory and the following
Meeting ID: 746 907 5800. These classes are provided complimentary.

On Demand Programs

Dizziness and Vertigo
with Kim Bell, DPT

Each year millions of people go to the doctor because of dizziness. Join Dr. Kim Bell, DPT to explore the multi-factorial causes of dizziness and vertigo, and discover strategies and tips to find relief.
 

Dr. Kim Bell, DPT specializes in assessment and treatment of vertigo, dizziness, imbalance, and unsteadiness in patients of all ages and provides house calls for private patients in San Diego County with these problems.

Dialogue: 

Speech That Explains and Suggests
Presented by: Garrett Chaffin-Quiray, MFA

Professor at Palomar College

Professor Garrett Chaffin-Quiray will engage participants in an exploration of the topic of dialogue as illustrated by Ernest Hemingway's, "Hills Like White Elephants". Enjoy this presentation, by clicking the play button, in the above video.

Quick Tip to Boost Happiness, Resilience, and Lower Stress

with Marc Milstein, PhD

How to Paint a Still Life

with Alex Schaefer

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Stage 2 (Clip 1)

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Stage 3 (Clip 1)

Stage 3 (Clip 2)

Emotions and Mental Health (Audio Only)

with Michele Downey, RN, LMFT

Michele Downey is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Carlsbad. As a Clinical Psychotherapist, she integrates her background and many years as a Registered Nurse, Master Addiction Counselor, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, to provide the best care for her clients.

  • GATE Method with accompanying handout (approximate length: 14 minutes)

Gate MethodMichele Downey
00:00 / 14:09
  • Feelings and Communication (approximate length: 14 minutes)


     

  • Emotional Recovery Feelings Visualization (approximate length: 15 minutes)


     

  • How to Deal with Difficult People (approximate length: 61 minutes)


     

  • Fear (approximate length: 28 minutes)


     

  • Anxiety Affirmations (approximate length: 13 minutes)

Feelings and CommunicationMichele Downey
00:00 / 13:48
Emotional Recovery Feelings VisualizationMichele Downey
00:00 / 14:43
How to Deal with Difficult PeopleMichele Downey
00:00 / 1:01:42
FearMichele Downey
00:00 / 28:42
Anxiety AffirmationsMichele Downey
00:00 / 13:34

Art: How to Draw a Tiger

Instructed by: Jan O'Hara

Language and Laughter

Presented by: Richard Lederer, PhD

Richard Lederer, PhD, Union-Tribune language columnist and frequent RSF Senior Center presenter will tickle your funny bone with humor designed to brighten these uncertain days. Enjoy Language and Laughter, by clicking the play button, in the above video.

Maintaining Your Brain Health
Presented by: Amy Abrams, MSW/MPH

Alzheimer's San Diego

Join Amy Abrams, MSW/MPH, from Alzheimer’s San Diego, for this informative presentation. Aging well means taking care of your brain, as well as the rest of your body. Learn the risk factors for Alzheimer's Disease and other types of dementia, and what the latest research tells us about how to reduce your risk of cognitive decline through some simple lifestyle changes. Enjoy Maintaining Your Brain Health, by clicking the play button, in the above video.

Narrators: Direct Address or Omniscience?
Presented by: Garrett Chaffin-Quiray, MFA

Professor at Palomar College

Professor Garrett Chaffin-Quiray will engage participants in an exploration of the topic of narrators and their use of direct address or omniscience as illustrated by Penny Wolfson’s, "Moonrise". Enjoy this presentation, by clicking the play button, in the above video.

Check back soon for more online programs....

ABOUT US

Since 1988 The Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center has been an invaluable resource to the local and surrounding communities of Rancho Santa Fe. The Mission of the Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center is to assist seniors in maintaining their health, welfare, and safety while respecting their need for independence, self-esteem and dignity.

CONTACT

Mailing:

P.O. Box 223
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

 

Physical:

16780 La Gracia

Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Telephone: 858-756-3041

 

Staff E-mail:

terrie@rsfseniors.org

lizzy@rsfseniors.org

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