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Iona Senior Services

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4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

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August 2019

Senior Fit

Thursday, August 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Senior Fit, led by Ruth Barnes Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 PM Session 1: May 9 – June 27 Session 2: July 11 – August 29 Improve your body and improve your endurance. This class includes, band, bar, and music routines. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick one up at the front desk. Note: It is Iona’s policy for six or more people to be enrolled in each class for the entire session…

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$10

After Caregiving Support Group

Thursday, August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Meets at Iona on the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 4 – 5:30 PM. Fee: $10 per session. Limited scholarships are available. Pre-registration required for this group. Call (202) 895-9448 for more information. Designed for those individuals who cared for a loved one with a long-term, chronic illness like Alzheimer's or other type of dementia, Parkinson's disease, or stroke, this support group provides a forum to talk about the caregiving journey. We have found that family members may…

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Parkinson’s Support Group

Friday, August 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Meets at Iona every Friday from 11 AM – 12 PM. Free. Pre-registration required for this group. Call (202) 895-9448 for more information. In partnership with the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area, Iona offers a support group for people with Parkinson’s. Eligibility: individuals with Parkinson’s, not caregivers.

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Yang Style Basic Tai Chi

Friday, August 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Yang Style Basic Tai Chi, led by Tyrone Cave Fridays, 11 AM – 12 PM Session 1: May 10 – June 28 Session 2: July 12 – August 30 Expand your skill in your Tai Chi practice. Improve circulation, balance, and alertness – and decrease the risk of falling. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick one up at the front desk. Note: It is Iona’s policy for six or more…

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Beginners Tai Chi

Friday, August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Beginners Tai Chi, led by Tyrone Cave Fridays, 12 - 1 PM Session 1: May 10 – June 28 Session 2: July 12 – August 30 A time-tested set of exercises to increase physical and mental ability. The practice gently improves circulation, concentration, and posture. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick one up at the front desk. Note: It is Iona’s policy for six or more people to be…

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Total Workout

Friday, August 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Total Workout, led by Gerri Carpenter Fridays, 3-4 PM Session 1: May 10 – June 28 Session 2: July 12 – August 30 Strengthening, cardio, and fun for moderate to advanced fitness levels. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick one up at the front desk. Note: It is Iona’s policy for six or more people to be enrolled in each class for the entire session by the start of…

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Strength, Balance, and Posture

Monday, August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Strength, Balance, and Posture, led by Dave Reynolds Mondays, 10-11 AM or 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Session 1: May 6 – June 24* (No class on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day) Session 1: July 8 – August 26 Build muscle and movement using weights and bands. Instructor works with beginners and advanced students to help them progress at their own rate. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick…

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Strength, Balance, and Posture

Monday, August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Strength, Balance, and Posture, led by Dave Reynolds Mondays, 10-11 AM or 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Session 1: May 6 – June 24* (No class on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day) Session 2: July 8 – August 26 Build muscle and movement using weights and bands. Instructor works with beginners and advanced students to help them progress at their own rate. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can…

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Tai Chi Friend’s Club

Tuesday, August 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Tai Chi Friend’s Club, Led by Shabaka J-El Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30 AM Session 1: May 7 – June 25 Session 2: July 9 – August 27 Play Tai Chi with friends for fun, fitness, and relaxation. Come and join us to enjoy Tai Chi, a natural and holistic way to look and feel younger and stronger. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick one up at the front desk. Note: It is…

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Support Group for Caregivers of Spouses/Partners with Dementia

Tuesday, August 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Meets at Iona on the second and the fourth Tuesday of each month from 12:30-2 PM. There is a requested donation of $10 per session. Pre-registration required for this group. Call (202) 895-9448 for more information. This support group for spouses and partners of individuals with dementia meets to share concerns, achievements, frustrations, and losses involved in caring for loved ones who are coping with dementia. There is a requested $10 donation per session. Registration is required for our support groups. Please contact…

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Zumba Gold

Tuesday, August 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Zumba Gold, led by Ruth Barnes Tuesdays, 12:30 – 1:30 PM Session 1: May 7 – June 25 Session 2: July 9 – August 27 A fun, easy to follow dance exercise class. The class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® moves at a lower intensity. Enjoy Latin-inspired movements that provide a great aerobic workout while also focusing on balance, range of motion, and coordination. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick one up…

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Yoga

Wednesday, August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Yoga, led by Judy Silberman Wednesdays, 10-11 AM Session 1: May 8 – June 26 Session 2: July 10 – August 28 Improve body awareness, strength, balance, and posture by stretching and moving into poses adapted for seniors. Breathing exercises and relaxation techniques can help with attention and memory. Chairs are available, if preferable to floor mats. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick one up at the front desk. Note:…

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Iona/Alzheimer’s Association Support Group for Adult Children Caring for Parents with Memory Loss

Wednesday, August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Meets at Iona on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 6 – 7:30 PM. Free. Pre-registration required for this group. Call (202) 895-9448 for more information. Whether your parents are living in this area or are far away, and whether they are appreciative or resistant to your assistance, join us for mutual support and practical caregiving strategies, and ways of coping.

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Qi Gong

Thursday, August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Qi Gong, led by Tyrone Cave Thursdays, 10 -11 AM Session 1: May 9 – June 27 Session 2: July 11 – August 29 This practice emphasizes expanding the breath, lungs, and circulation. These techniques can improve health, prevent illnesses, and strengthen the body. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick one up at the front desk. Note: It is Iona’s policy for six or more people to be enrolled in…

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Yang Style Basic Tai Chi

Thursday, August 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Yang Style Basic Tai Chi, led by Tyrone Cave Thursdays, 11 AM – 12 PM Session 1: May 9 – June 27 Session 2: July 11 – August 29 Expand your skill in your Tai Chi practice. Improve circulation, balance, and alertness – and decrease the risk of falling. All students (including returning students) must fill out a registration form. Download it here, or you can pick one up at the front desk. Note: It is Iona’s policy for six or more…

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$20

Memory Café

Friday, August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

A Memory Café is a casual social activity for those with Alzheimer's or other dementia and their loved ones. It's a place where caring individuals can come together to find companionship, support, and fun. Our Memory Café meets every month with a fifth Friday from 5-7 PM. Refreshments and an interactive activity are always part of the fun! Download event flyer. What to expect: At Iona, we offer a Memory Café for individuals with memory loss and their caregivers, family…

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September 2019

Support Group for People Caring for their Spouse or Partner

Tuesday, September 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Meets at Iona on the first and third Tuesday of every month from 12:30 – 2 PM. Free. Pre-registration required for this group. Call (202) 895-9448 for more information. This group is for people who provide care and support to their spouse or partner who has a chronic or acute illness. You'll be able to share your experiences, get support, learn caregiver tips, and connect with helpful resources. Registration is required for our support groups. Please contact us to learn more…

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$80

Aging Solo: Fall 2019 Series (FULL)

Wednesday, September 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Class registration is full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or notified the next time we offer this class, please contact Lena Frumin at community@iona.org or call (202) 895-9485. Are you aging without a family member or close friend who could take on the role of your caregiver or health care decision-maker? Do you need to build – or rebuild – a social network? Concerned about housing or legal planning? This Take Charge/Age Well Academy…

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$15

Memory Loss Support Group

Thursday, September 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

PLEASE NOTE: Because of our high demand, we offer this group at two different times. However, we ask that members only register for and attend one of the sections. Members of one section cannot attend the other. Section 1: Meets at Iona on the first Thursday of each month from 10:00-11:30 AM. Fee: $15 per person per session. Section 2: Meets at Iona on the fourth Thursday of each month from 10:00 – 11:30 AM. Fee: $15 per person per…

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Low Vision Support Group

Thursday, September 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Meets at Iona on the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 – 11:30 AM.  Free. Pre-registration required for this group. Call (202) 895-9448 for more information. Individuals with low vision – those who are not completely blind – are welcome.

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Transitions in Aging Support Group

Thursday, September 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Meets at Iona on the first and third Thursday of each month from 12:30 – 2 PM. Free. Donations are appreciated. Pre-registration required for this group. Call (202) 895-9448 for more information. Provides a confidential and welcoming setting for people aged 60+ to meet and share their experiences, get support from each other and Iona’s social workers, make connections with new people and build community, and discover coping strategies and helpful resources to live more fully. Fee: Free; donations appreciated. Registration is…

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$10

Adult Child Thursday Evening Caregiver Support Group

Thursday, September 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Meets at Iona on the first and third Thursday of every month from 6:30-8 PM. Fee: $10 per session. Pre-registration required for this group. Call (202) 895-9448 for more information. Being a caregiver for an older adult in your family is a very difficult job. If you are caring for an older adult with a chronic or acute illness (including dementia), you might benefit from this group. You will have the chance to share what you’re experiencing, gain support from other…

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Iona/Alzheimer’s Association Support Group for Adult Children

Wednesday, September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Family members have the opportunity to gather in a supportive setting to share information, tools, and coping strategies about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Registration is required for our support groups. Please contact us to learn more about availability, speak with a facilitator, and register.

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Lunchtime Support Group for Family Caregivers

Thursday, September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Meets at Iona on the second Thursday of each month from 12 – 1:30 PM. Free. Pre-registration required for this group. Call (202) 895-9448 for more information. No matter the illness, caring for an older family member is challenging. Family members who are caregivers will benefit from the chance to share what they're experiencing, gain support for themselves and their loved one, and connect with resources, programs, and services. Registration is required for our support groups. Please contact us to learn…

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Free

Death Café (FULL)

Thursday, September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Looking for a new community to explore topics related to death? At a Death Café, people gather to eat cake, drink tea, and discuss death. Iona's Take Charge/Age Well Academy, an educational program for proactive adults planning for their futures, is excited to offer this new gathering and conversation opportunity for people to come together and talk about death. About the Death Café The first Death Cafe was offered in the UK in September 2011. Since then, the model has…

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Amy Griboff: Estate Planning

Tuesday, September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St
Washington, DC 20016-2105 United States

Class registration is full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, or notified the next time we offer this class, please contact Lena Frumin at community@iona.org or call (202) 895-9485. Do I Have My Legal and Medical Documents in Order? Iona’s Take Charge/Age Well Academy is offering a FREE presentation. During it, we will discuss what you should think about when setting up your important advance care planning documents. Don’t wait until a crisis happens! Join…

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