MAHALO to all our Aloha volunteers who came aboard to sail into 2017 at the Aloha Volunteer Kick Off! All enjoyed engaging converstion with Board Members and learned about the history and future of Aloha to Aging, Inc. as the “Leading Care Connection”. Special guest speaker, friend and long time supporter of Aloha with personal experience, Mike Boyce – Cobb County Commissioner, stressed the ever growing need for Aloha’s unique services in our community. In the words of a West Cobb volunteer, Terry Mason, “The lunch was wonderful, lots of energy and info! Great group!” Many thanks to our Board Secretary, Dennis Bates, for opening his home.
We had a great Cooking Class and Olive Oil Tasting with Olea Oliva! Many thanks to the owners Dilip Daya and Smita Daya who gave an engaging and most informative presentation on how choices you make now can determine your path in life toward healthier outcomes, reducing the risk of disease, and promoting healthier active years as you age. Attendees not only learned how to make healthier choices in their cooking but also enjoyed a fabulous meal!
Look for more of Aloha’s wonderful wellness and educational programs under the “Upcoming Programs” tab on this website.
Fatigue – Stress/Anxiety – Difficult Emotions – Pain – Arthritis
Tense Muscles – Obesity – Shortness of Breath
Atlanta Regional Commission and Aloha to Aging, Inc. presents:
“Healthy Changes for Living with Chronic Conditions”
6 week program: Thursdays, February 23 – March 30, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
While chronic disease is more common in older adults, certain conditions can develop at any age. Learning how to meet those challenges can make life easier. This is a self-management education program designed to teach participants how to manage their conditions and build self-confidence so they can successfully adopt healthy new behaviors. Participants learn how to cultivate positive outlooks and self-management skills that help them become more active and feel in control. Call 770-722-7641 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to Register!
Sandy Bramlett gave a fun Ageless Grace demo at Aloha’s Parkinson’s Support Group today, and afterward the group shared a wonderful Pot Luck Lunch and camaraderie. While this was going on other attendees enjoyed one of the eight week Matter of Balance classes facilitated by Candace Godwin and Nelda Adams. Look for these and other exciting programs under the Upcoming Programs tab. www.alohatoaging.org/upcoming-programs/
Join us for the 8-week Wellness Program “A Matter of Balance” Tuesday, January 24 – March 14, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: A structured group intervention that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance. A $5.00 donation per class is appreciated. Class size is limited so reserve your spot today! RSVP at 770-722-7641 or email email@example.com. Program held at 4608 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068.
We are sad to say Jean Freeman has officially retired from volunteering for Aloha Day Club. This wonderful woman with her warm, caring and supportive nature, was dedicated in manning the kitchen and helping with the club members! Jean has been a weekly tried and true volunteer since Aloha’s inception. Words cannot express how much we will miss you! A BIG Mahalo for all you’ve been to Aloha!!
Aloha Day Club members get a visit from Santa and our ADC Program Volunteer “Elves” help the members decorate their gingerbread man cookies. A Happy Tails sweet pooch was decked out in holiday garb bringing joy to all. A BIG thanks to the Mt. Bethel UMC Ola Jones Circle for providing the festive food!
Reminder: We will be having Aloha Day Club on Wednesday, December 28th.
The Aloha to Aging staff wishes you all a very safe and blessed Holiday Season!
Season’s Greetings to All!
Aloha to Aging will be CLOSED Dec 26, 27, 29 & Jan 2 for the Holidays.
(OPEN through Thurs, Dec. 22; Open Wed, Dec 28)
Aloha Day Club members and volunteers get creative with their holiday cards. We love celebrating birthdays and holidays with our peeps! (Click on pics to see full photos)