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Senior Planet in San Antonio Newsletter
January 9-13, 2023

Here's to a new year full of hope, love, and peace!

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Happy New Year!

Now that 2022 is officially over, we can begin our journey to achieving our new wellness goals, improving our mental health, and making our communities into better places. We at Senior Planet want to be there every step of the way. In 2023, you can expect us to deliver our world-class training programs online and in-person, as well as support you through our toll-free contact center. (Give us a call at 888-713-3495!) 

For our participants and Supporters in San Antonio, we are aggressively ramping up our in-person classes in all 10 City of San Antonio comprehensive senior centers during daytime and soon-to-be evening hours. Our focus this month will be to assist you in achieving better results with your physical and mental fitness. You can expect a broad array of our popular health and wellness lectures conducted in a city center near you. We hope to see you there!
 

Have an awesome week,

 

Darryl Greer, Program Lead, San Antonio, Texas
 

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Focus on Health & Wellness
As we kick off a new year, our first quarter emphasis is on health and wellness. Senior Planet Trainers have created a meditation video series to help you develop a clear mind and strong focus as you begin striving toward your resolutions and goals for 2023.

  • Mindful Meditation with Cas
     
  • Guided Meditation with Pat
     
  • Supported Meditation with Tina

Click the red button below to read “A New Look at an Ancient Health Tool” and watch each video!

Learn More About Meditation Here

 


 

We Want To Hear Your Story

We are looking for Senior Planet participants, Supporters, and past students located in San Antonio, TX who want to share the benefits you have experienced from our classes. You can share your stories of empowerment through learning technology, feeling connected by finding online friends, or discussing the impact of finding jobs or financial resources online.  
 

We are wanting to elevate your stories and voices in San Antonio to inspire older adults in our community, and to disrupt ageism surrounding technology.

I would love to speak with anyone interested in this ask! Please contact: 

Darryl Greer
Email: [email protected] or Call: 210-504-4862

 


 

Online Classes Continue

Can't make it to a local center? Don't worry! Senior Planet's free online classes are here to stay.

Follow these links to view next week's online offerings:

➑ Online Fitness Classes πŸ’ͺ

➑ Senior Planet's National Online Classes πŸ’»

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Upcoming In-Person Classes

These classes take place at Senior Planet partner sites in and around Bexar County. Click each class below for dates, times, and locations. Please visit each center to register for classes.

Monday, January 9, 2023

Fitness Apps
@ District 5 Senior Center

Monday, January 9 |  5:00pm to 6:00pm CST

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*REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT CENTER*

We'll discuss apps that can help you track your nutrition and activity, plan your workouts, stay motivated and even get better sleep. 


 

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

How to Choose a New Computer
@ Southside Lions Senior Center 

Tuesday, January 10 |  4:00pm to 5:00pm CST

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*REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT CENTER*

This informational session addresses some of the most common questions surrounding how to choose a new computer. 


 

Fitness Apps
@ Bob Ross Senior Center

Tuesday, January 10 |  4:30pm to 5:30pm CST

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*REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT CENTER*

We'll discuss apps that can help you track your nutrition and activity, plan your workouts, stay motivated, and even get better sleep. 


 

Fitness Apps
@ Walker Ranch Senior Center

Tuesday, January 10 |  5:00pm to 6:00pm CST

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*REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT CENTER*

We'll discuss apps that can help you track your nutrition and activity, plan your workouts, stay motivated and even get better sleep. 


 

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Internet of Things: Healthcare
@ Northeast Senior Center

Wednesday, January 11 |  10:00am to 11:00am CST

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*REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT CENTER*

Interested in telehealth? Come learn how the medical industry is embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to treat patients remotely. 


 

Fitness Apps
@ Alicia Trevino Lopez Senior One Stop Center

Wednesday, January 11 |  6:00pm to 7:00pm CST

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*REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT CENTER*

We'll discuss apps that can help you track your nutrition and activity, plan your workouts, stay motivated and even get better sleep.


 

Friday, January 13, 2023

Online Health Resources
@ Northeast Senior Center

Friday, January 13 |  10:00am to 11:00am CST

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*REGISTRATION REQUIRED AT CENTER*

This presentation will introduce you to the topics and tools offered on two reputable websites, MedlinePlus and Mayo Clinic. 

 

View All In-Person Classes from Senior Planet in San Antonio

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The Latest News from Senior Planet
There are plenty of new articles and news stories to read over at seniorplanet.org. Here are just a few!

Open Thread: New Year’s Resolutions…for Others
Happy Festivus! Let’s start with the airing of grievances, also known as New Year’s Resolutions for other people.

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Conquering the
Winter “Miseries”
What can you do to make “winter miseries” stop faster? And how can you reduce the risk of a repeat?

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