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Discussion Groups

 

 

SUPPORT
As Life Changes

This program provides a safe, supportive atmosphere for members to discuss many topics, personal family issues, health concerns, etc. They work together to arrive at resolutions and are very supportive of each other.

Facilitator:   Paula Gellis  ᅠ ᅠ                                         Class meets on Tuesdays @ 1:00 pm

 

Parkinson’s Support Group

This is the only Parkinson Support Group in Bergen County that meets weekly, rather than monthly. There are gentle Yoga exercises implementing music and movement. There is also a social portion of this program offering. One of the leaders of this group is a certified Yoga instructor and Parkinson patient.

Instructors:   Jack Dionisio, Ilse Heller, Kevin Kyle  ᅠ           Class meets on Fridays @ 1:00 pm

 

New Horizonsᅠ (Post-Stroke Group)

The New Horizons Post Stroke Group is a program offered by the Bergen County Office of Disability Services. Each session begins with chair exercise followed by ceramics twice a month. Sessions also include speakers who cover a variety of health topics. Presenters include storytellers, art and music appreciation, emergency preparedness and even an opportunity to see some of the live animals housed at the Bergen County Zoo.

Facilitator:   Gladcia Drew ᅠ           Group meets on Fridays @ 9:30 am to 1:00 pm

 

 

MEDICAL
Coping with Health Issues

This group functions as an educational and psychosocial forum. Each week a health related article, chosen by the leaders, is presented to the group for dialogue. Members are also encouraged to bring up health topics of their choice. EHMC will have a speaker every 3rd Monday.

Instructors:   Mary Ragnone, RN and Paula Gellis, MSWᅠ ᅠ    Class meets on Mondays @ 10:00 am

 

Weight Related Issues

This weekly class has lively, interactive discussions about weight issues. There is a discussion concerning the effectiveness of several types of diet, nutrition and supplements.

Instructor:   Mary Ragnone, RN ᅠ ᅠ                                       Class meets on Mondays @ 10:00 am

 

 

Book Review Group

The SESCIL Book Group is jointly sponsored by the Center and the Englewood Library with the Reference Librarian leading the group. They have been in existence since 1996. They read and discuss a wide range of books including fiction, non-fiction, biographies and others. They have very lively discussions and even debates relative to the books read so this is a fun-filled learning experience for all. Come see for yourself.

Group Leader:   Mynn Kaminski, Reference Librarian ᅠ ᅠ    Group meets on the last Thursday of each month

                                                                                                 (check calendar) @ 10:00 am

SOUTHEAST SENIOR CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING To encourage, sustain, and support meaningful, active, healthy lives of senior citizens 
with programs and services that enrich the mind, strengthen the body and lift the spirit. SESCIL

228 Grand Avenue, Englewood NJ 07631

fax: 201.569.4148

phone: 201.569.4080