Employment Orientation Meetings at East Side
Tuesday, September 27 at 9:30 am
ESNS’ Senior Community Service Employment Program will host these orientation meetings in search of low income seniors (55yrs+, Hennepin County residents) who are interested in paid on-the-job training in a variety of community based settings. We are seeking those with interest or experience in these types of work: lunch room attendants, janitors, warehouse worker, security, care givers, and office workers to name a few. Information about the program can be found at www.esns.org/SCSEP or call Macey with questions (612) 787-4090.
Events In Progress:
Tuesdays with EVA! Join us at East Side’s Dining Space and learn about:
Meditation for Healthy and Joyful Living
10:00-11:00am Tuesday, September 27
Join us to learn breathing and meditation techniques that not only decrease stress, but increase energy and joy, leading to an overall sense of well-being. Our speaker, Jim Nelson, is a retired licensed psychologist and past Board President at the Meditation Center in Minneapolis. He continues to teach meditation classes at the Center and is vice-president of AHYMS, an association of meditation centers throughout North and South America. Jim travels nationally and internationally speaking on a variety of topics on maintaining health and wellbeing. There is no fee to attend this program.
Tuesday, September 27, 11:00am-12:00pm
Drop by for East Side's Vital Fitness group! The group meets weekly for a variety of exercises that improve balance, strength, and coordination. There is no cost to participate. Contact Gloria with any questions at (612) 787-4076.
Friendship Too: Caregiver / Loved One Support Group
Next session September 27, 3:00 - 4:30
September 13 - October 18, 3:00-4:30 pm at Adult Day at Friendship Center, 1717 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413. Contact Donna at (612) 781-2052 or email@example.com with questions or to register for Friendship Too. There is no fee to participate.
Nursing Assistant Training
October 3 to November 11, Monday – Thursday, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
This is a FREE program. Participants will be trained with the skills and tasks needed to work as a Certified Nursing Assistant!
Get Ready for Medicare Open Enrollment Free Presentations!
Saturday, October 8, 2016
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
East Side Neighborhood Services - Dining Space
Attend a free Understanding Medicare - An Overview presentation by a state-certified volunteer health insurance counselor. Call to register (651) 917-4657.
A Mater of Balance at East Side
Wednesdays, October 19 - December 7, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
In this award winning eight week program, you will learn how to view falls as controllable, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, perform exercises that improve strength and balance, and set goals to increase physical activity. The cost of the class is based on ability to pay. Call to register (612) 787-4045 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NORDEAST BIG RIVER BREW FEST!
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1-4 PM at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413.
Living Well Workshop
November 1 - December 6, Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30am at East Side.
To reserve your spot, call (612) 787-4045 or email email@example.com.
- Tai Ji Quan: Moving For Better Balance
Mondays and Wednesdays, August 8-October 31, 1:30-2:30pm
To register, call (612) 787-4045.
Living Well with Diabetes
Thursdays, August 4- September 8, 10:00am-12:00pm
Gain skills to live a healthier life! Living Well with Diabetes is an evidence-based, self-management workshop that covers many topics including: healthy eating, exercise, and medication usage. The class also covers techniques to deal with fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and depression. Participants will set goals, share experiences, and help each other to solve problems they encounter. Cost is based on ability to pay. No one will be turned away due to financial constraints. Call (612) 787-4045 to register.