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The Senior Adult Department at the J promotes Jewish cultural heritage and values by providing social, cultural, educational and recreational programs.
Programming is offered Monday – Friday, from 9 am until 3 pm, and includes line dancing, lectures, specialty chair classes, Body Balance, Jewish education and study, Jewish history, card games, arts and crafts, wellness and nutrition education, ceramics, painting, choir, day trips, out of city trips, social club, and volunteer opportunities. Hot coffee is always available in the lounge, and hot lunches are available for purchase!
The J invites everyone ages 65+ to become a Social J member for just $48 a year (regardless of religious affiliation).
GET FIT AND HAVE FUN
We have many fitness options available at the J for active aging adults. From group fitness classes to national programs, you are sure to find something you love.
Social activities & Clubs
Mondays | 11:15 am – 12 pm
Stretching and strengthening the body and spine from your chair. Includes healing benefits connecting through breath.
Mondays | 9:30 am
Our JCC Sewing and Knitting Club volunteer group of special women who give their time and energy stuffing dolls and sewing them up for young children who have cancer; these dolls go to Parkland Hospital. For newborn babies, volunteers knit baby caps and booties. Volunteers are welcome. We accept donations of fabrics, stuffing and yarn.
Guest Speaker – Each week we have guest speakers, often local Jewish educators, for a presentation and interactive discussion.
Wednesdays | 2 pm
Join us to learn some fun line dances or just come for the great exercise. You never need a partner, Plus you get the health benefits of working out with realizing you are actually exercising. Dancing has been found to be the only regular physical activity associated with a significant drop in the incidence of dementia. Other Studies have shown Line Dancing in particular to be a great help in areas of memory, balance, cardiovascular, and vertigo.
Mondays (Judith) | 1 pm
Second and last Wednesdays (Chinook) | 10 am
Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.
Third Tuesday | 11 am
Gently use and move all joints, muscles and connective tissue during the class.
Thursdays | 10 am – 12 pm
Nancy Johnson teaches technique and a variety of medium. You don’t need any prior experience to join the fun and creativity!
- Reduce stress
- Try a new hobby and stimulate your brain
- Make new friends
Please RSVP and we’ll save you an easel.
For more information on activities and clubs, please contact Sharon Cane at 214-239-7183 or email@example.com.
Mildred Potash 85 Alive Grant
If you are 85 or older we want to make you aware of a special gift made possible by the Mildred Potash Eighty-Five Alive JCC Seniors’ Endowment Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation.
In celebration of your age, this fund has 20 grants available in the amount of $100 to be used to discount the cost of a JCC Membership. These grants are available on a first-come, first-served yearly basis.