This Week at Senior Planet in the North Country

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Senior Planet in the North Country Newsletter
January 22, 2023

 

Creativity with Canva

Hi everyone, hope you've all had a great weekend! 

Curious about using your computer, tablet, or phone to create a design project?

Senior Planet in the North Country will be hosting an in-person workshop called Getting Started with Canva on Wednesday, January 25 at 12pm EST at our center in Plattsburgh

This hands-on workshop will walk you through the sign-up process and the basic functions of Canva, a popular design platform. Explore templates for business or greeting cards, flyers and posters, or start with a blank canvas and let your creativity run wild!

Questions or comments? Email us at [email protected], or call the toll-free Senior Planet hotline at 888-713-3495.

See you at the center!
 

cd122d37-b939-4be7-b745-200015713784.png – Jamie Sutton, Center Manager, Senior Planet in the North Country

 
 

Discover Live at CES
Thank you to everyone that joined Senior Planet and Discover Live for the live tour and Q&A with Tom Kamber at CES 2023 in Las Vegas.

If you weren't able to attend these live events from the CES floor, you're in luck! You can view the video recordings at the Discover Live at CES website. 

What did you think about the live tour and Q&A? Please take a moment to share your thoughts. We'd love to hear your feedback!
 

Watch the Videos Here!

 


 

Take a Virtual Tour of Banff National Park in Canada!

This quarter, Senior Planet and Discover Live will be taking you on even more virtual live tours through three magnificent destinations. This week, we'll be making our first stop:

Banff National Park, Canada

Join us on Friday, January 27 at 1:30pm EST to discover Canada's first and most famous National Park. On this one hour personal, live, interactive, virtual walking tour, we will explore wilder areas (where there is good reception) to show you the incredible wilderness. Banff encompasses 6,641 square kilometers (over 4,100 square miles) of mountainous terrain, with many glaciers and icefields, dense coniferous forest, and alpine landscapes. Banff has over 994 miles of beautiful walking trails — let's explore some of them!

Registration is required for this event. Click here to sign up!

In addition, be sure to check out the following classes before we embark on our tour:

  • Online Travel Sites – Wednesday, January 25 @ 4:30pm EST
  • Intro to Translation Tools – Thursday, January 26 @ 3:00pm EST
  • Intro to Learning Apps – Friday, January 27 @ 11:00am EST

Stay tuned to find out when and where the next tour will be taking place!

Register Here: Discover Live – Banff National Park

 
 

Online Fitness & Wellness Classes
Let's Get Moving!
Check out Tai Chi, Chair Yoga, Fit Fusion, Balance/Stretch, Holistic Wellness Discussions, and so much more!
View All Online Fitness Classes

 
 

In-Person Classes at the Center

These classes take place at the Senior Planet center in Plattsburgh: 
Champlain Centre Mall · 60 Smithfield Boulevard · Plattsburgh, NY 12901 

 

Monday, January 23, 2023

Food Delivery Apps
Monday, January 23 |  12:00pm to 1:15pm EST

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This lecture provides an overview of the most popular food delivery apps, such as Seamless. 

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Online Rx Drug Resources
Tuesday, January 24 |  12:00pm to 1:15pm EST

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This lecture offers an overview of useful online drug resources. You'll learn about websites and tools like learn about MedlinePlus, GoodRX, FamilyWize, SingleCare, and more.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Getting Started with Canva
Wednesday, January 25 |  12:00pm to 1:15pm EST

View event

This hands-on workshop will walk you through the sign-up process and the basic functions of this popular design platform.

 

Easy Beginner Line Dance Class
Wednesday, January 25 |  3:30pm to 4:30pm EST

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The class will start by learning very basic steps to a variety of different music genres. 

 

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Mobile Health Apps
Thursday, January 26 |  12:00pm to 1:15pm EST

View event

This lecture introduces common health apps, like the iPhone's built-in app and the Google Fit app.

 

View All In-Person Classes
 


Online Classes Continue

Can't make it to the center? Don't worry! Our online classes are here to stay.

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

➡ Online Fitness Classes 💪

➡ Senior Planet's National Online Classes 💻

 
 

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!

Martin Luther King, Jr:
Quotes Beyond the Dream
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a powerful and inspiring speaker. Read this collection of his works and hear his passionate call for justice.

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Open Thread:
Favorite Family Sayings
“Karma finally caught up with one of my dad's favorite sayings…” Are there any catchphrases or sayings in your family? Tell us in the comments!

Read More

 
 

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