November 12, 2017 Abbreviated E-Blast
• Joyce Jed, who usually does the e-blast is on a well deserved vacation, so Andi is filling in to give you a quick run down on what’s been going on and what’s coming up in the next few weeks.
• We welcome newly elected members, Ann Marie Kamuf, Margaret Kelly and David Kressel to our board of directors.
• Our presentation of Umbrella to the Seniors of Park Slope was well attended and very informative. For more information you can clickHERE. They are planning another presentation in the next few weeks. Please remember we are not endorsing this service, but feel it may benefit some of our members and we are providing information to the community about a local service
• In the past few weeks we have also had presentations on Aging in Place: The Real Estate Edition, Estate Planning and Avoiding Identity Theft. Thank you to all our presenters and the members who attended and requested these talks.
Tuesday, November 28, 5:30pm
Readings from Our Members
Join us as several members read from their published and not yet published works. Click here for more information and to register:Readings From Our Members - 11/28/2017
Tuesday, December 5, 5:30 pm
Presentation about our Snow Shoveling Program
Come meet the people we are working with to do snow shoveling for those interested. Attendance not required to participate in this service, however if you have questions, this is where you can get answers. Click here for more informationMeeting With Our Snow Shovelers! - 12/5/2017
Saturday, December 16, 10:00am
Meet our community resources: NY Memory Center
Megan Christ will repeat her very popular workshop on the10 most common warning signs for Alzheimer's Disease, resources available to those caring for an individual with memory loss,
and caregiver wellness programs.Meet Our Community Resources - New York Memory Center - 12/16/2017
OTHER GREAT ACTIVITIES...
Friday, November 17, 11:00 am
Book Club with Park Slope Library New book club led by PSL Librarian Svetlana. The Bridge Ladies by Betsy Lerner
Sunday, November 19, 2:00 pm
GNPS@Home Your chance to meet with other members and a member of our board of directors to find out more about Good Neighbors of Park Slope and ask your questions
Friday, December 1, 4:30
First Friday Sip and Schmooze Cocktail and Conversation, on the first Friday of the month. No registration required. This month we meet at Parish on 7th Ave between 3rd and 4th St.
Saturday, December 2, 11:00 am
Planning Committee Meeting for GNPS Art Shows Please join our committee if you are interested in planning & brainstorming for future art shows by our members
Please check the calendar for our many other activities.
Aging Transitions Discussion Groups, Book Clubs, Writing Group, French, Italian and Spanish Conversation Groups, Card Games, Chess Club, Scrabble (now every other Friday!!), Folk Singing, Knitting and Crochet Circles and Sunday afternoon at the movies.
Don’t forget Movement classes, Sunday walking group, Nia classes and
Jules monthly walking tours of NYC and Breakfast/Lunch with Bob and Chris!
For all activities make sure to add your name to the email list on theActivities Overviewpage to be notified when events are scheduled and to register thru theCalendar of Eventsto attend!
Any problems, questions or comments, please call us or email us.
NEW PAGE ON OUR WEBSITE: SENIOR DISCOUNTS!
On this page we will be listing Senior Discounts recommended by our members. If you have taken advantage of a senior discount that you'd like to let other members know about, please complete thisSenior Discount Form. If you use one of the discounts listed, please send us your feedback on how helpful it was to you.
Don't forget to check out the Bulletin & Wish Board page on our website to see what our members wish for or are offering.
Also check out the Member Resource Exchange page to find local providers who are recommended by other members and please share your own recommendations!