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June 2021 On the GoWWW.LOACC.INFOFollow us - Lake Oswego Adult Community Center ACCOn the Go in LO July / August 2021A Division of Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Meals On WheelsDid you know... • Lake Oswego runs its own Meals on Wheels Program!• LO Meals on Wheels pays the City back every year for the deficit of providing meals to our citizens who need assistance, all from donations!• Recipients are both short term and long term depending on their needs and couldn’t live independently without weekly assistance.• Your donation helps provide nutritious meals to those who need help when life is a challenge.• Your generosity means older adults won’t feel so lonely and isolated and they will have peace of mind knowing they have a reliable source of food.• Your support gives them dignity and allows them to stay in their homes longer knowing someone is looking out for them. The Adult Community Center delivers over 90 meals per day, and your donations help the program provide these services. Whether it is a monthly donation or an annual donation, every dollar helps and is appreciated. If you would like to donate to our local Lake Oswego Meals on Wheels, please visit www.lakeoswegomealsonwheels.org or mail your donation to MOW/ACC PO 369 Lake Oswego, OR 97034. ACC Renovation We have framing, flooring, dust and mounds of dirt but it is starting to come together at the ACC! Please visit the following website for updates: www.lakeoswego.city/parksrec/adult-community-center-rehabilitation Oregon Humanities Conversation Project: Loneliness and Aging Most people are finding ways to remain connected to their loved ones during COVID-19. Some are even reaching new levels of intimacy in relationships. But for isolated people who struggle with technology, loneliness has only become more intense over the past year. This conversation is to explore questions, experiences, and obstacles and generate ideas for connecting during this time of heightened isolation. Discussion is free, call 503-635-3758 to register. 23038 Virtual 2-3:30p Tu 7/13 REGISTER FOR ALL VIRTUAL CLASSES Registration for ACC virtual classes are available via phone registration at 503-635-3758 or online registration at www. loparks.org. There is a processing fee for all online registrations. Payment by credit card is required for phone or online registrations. Registration for all classes and activities begins at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 7, 2021. Jindo! Music Bingo It’s a family-friendly game of music, skill and luck that combines name-that-tune with bingo. Get a “JINDO” and win a prize! Join the ACC via Zoom and enjoy an evening of music and a game that’s easy to play and fun for everyone. Call 503-635-3758 for more information and to register. Res $10/Non-Res $15 22919 Virtual 6:30-7:30p Th 7/22 Dementia Care Partner Support Series The Care Partner Support Series is an educational support group which meets virtually once a week for five weeks. This series will be led by certified Positive Approach to Care© Advanced Consultant Jane Jarman. Through discussion and Q & A with other participants, you will learn about dementia, discuss challenges, share resources, and explore support strategies. Series is free, call 503-635-3758 to register. 23037 Virtual 1-2:30p W 7/14-8/11 Making Connections Support Groups Groups are open to everyone and offer a safe place in which to share, learn and connect. There is no fee to participate. To register please call 503-675-6425. • Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support 3rd Wednesday 1:30-3p Virtual • Family Caregiver Discussion Group 4th Wednesday 7-8:30p Virtual Additional Programs In addition to what’s included in the ACC on the Go in LO newsletter, our Recreation Department offers many other programs for adults, including classes on gardening, molding & casting with resin, languages and more. Please refer to the Parks & Recreation Activities Guide or visit www.loparks.org. Plumbing work at the ACC The Medical Ride Reimbursement Program Due to a generous grant, the ACC is now offering reimbursement for those over 60 years of age for medical transportation. The participant must be a Lake Oswego resident and obtain the ride from a ride-share company, such as Uber, Lyft or a cab company. Call 503-675-6425 for more information. Lake Oswego Adult Community Center 505 G Avenue Lake Oswego, OR 97034 503-635-3758 Registration for all classes and activities begins at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 7, 2021. REGISTER FOR ALL VIRTUAL CLASSES Registration for ACC virtual classes are available via phone registration at 503-635-3758 or online registration at www.loparks.org. There is a processing fee for all online registrations. Payment by credit card is required for phone or online registrations. Our Place at The Center Dementia Friendly Engagement and Caregiver Respite Our Place at The Center is a social engagement program designed for adults living with mild to moderate dementias while providing valuable respite for their family care partner. The program fosters a strong sense of community, offers enrichment and enjoyment through art, music, movement and cognitive stimulation. Virtual classes. Call 503-675-6218 to register. Virtual classes. No Fee 1-2:30p M/W/F Optimal Living With Healthy Aging Experts We invite you to view our online weekly program with local aging experts as we explore different topics related to aging and how we can live a more optimal life! These programs are offered online, viewable anytime on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/LakeOswegoAdultCommunityCenter. Living Independently Guest - Matthew Preston LHNAMaintaining our independence is important to all of us, especially as we get older. Join Matthew Preston, LNHA, answer your questions about maintaining our autonomy and the different options we have when it comes to staying within our own home. He will also be addressing issues related to caring for someone in your home as well. Matthew Preston LHNA, was educated at Morehead State University, BS in Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services & Kinesiology and Exercise Science. 25+ years’ experience in the Senior Care Industry (clinical and administration), Multi-State/Multi-Facility Experience and Quality Care and Quality Improvement Specialist and co-owner of Home Instead. Ask A Geriatrician Guest - Alia Alhumaid, MD Have you ever wanted to ask a geriatrician questions about aging? Now is your chance to ask a local geriatrician that is here to take your questions live! This discussion group will cover topics like cognitive decline, older adults and mental health, sleep, nutrition, immunity and aging, and much more! Alia Alhumaid, MD was educated at George Washington University, completed her Internal Medicine residency at Lahey Clinic with a Geriatrics Fellowship from Johns Hopkins University Hospital. As an ACC Aging Mastery Program facilitator, Dr. Alhumaid is a big proponent of preventive health, and prioritizes maintaining optimal health during all stages of life. Living Well Talk Series Our nationally award-winning Living Well Talk Series is now featured on local cable TV! We look forward to continuing our program in a format that empowers people to live life on their own terms! You can view all of our previously aired programs on our website at www.lakeoswego.city/acc/health-wellness-chats. How to Make Your Love Last in Retirement Guest - Jackie Shannon Hollis, LPC & Bill Hollis, LPC Jackie Shannon Hollis is a writer, storyteller, speaker and the author of the memoir, This Particular Happiness: A Childless Love Story (Forest Avenue Press). Her writing has been described as honest and intimate, exploring complex human issues in prose that is both direct and lyrical. Her work has appeared in various literary magazines, including The Sun, Rosebud, Inkwell, High Desert Journal, VoiceCatcher, Nailed, and Slice Magazine. The Ketogenic Diet & Mood Disorders Guest - Dr. Ann M. Childers, MD, FAPADr. Ann Childers is ranked in the Top 5 Doctors on the subject of Obesity, Diabetes and Sugar by Onalytica in 2018. Dr. Childers is a child and adult trained psychiatric physician with a passionate interest in promoting physical and mental health through nutrition and sleep. With memberships in the Nutrition and Metabolism Society, the American Society of Bariatric Physicians and the Weston A. Price Foundation, she welcomes those who desire an integrated approach to psychiatric care, weight control, and/or metabolic management. Intimate Betrayal Guest - Kristin Snowden, LMFTKristin Minto Snowden, MA, LMFT is a licensed therapist and certified life coach in California specializing in intimacy disorders, addiction recovery and helping clients heal from trauma, loss, and infidelity, along with other relationship challenges. A certified Daring Way facilitator (A shame resiliency model based on research by Dr. Brené Brown), Kristin runs a private practice at Westlake Village Counseling and Trauma Center, the author of Life Anonymous: 12 Steps to Heal & Transform Your Life and is a regular webinar and blog contributor for Sex and Relationship Healing. Insomnia Guest - Dr. Jade WuJade Wu, PhD, DBSM, is a Board-certified behavioral sleep medicine specialist. She is a licensed clinical psychologist, sleep researcher, and host of the Savvy Psychologist podcast and a frequent guest on popular radio and podcast shows such as NPR, The Science of Happiness, and Quick and Dirty Tips, and contributor to popular press publications, including NBC News, Scientific American, Huffington Post, Men’s Health, Good Housekeeping, and Slate. Family Estrangement Guest - Joshua Coleman, PhDDr. Joshua Coleman is a psychologist in private practice and Senior Fellow with the Council on Contemporary Families. He has written numerous articles and chapters and is the author of four books. A frequent guest on NPR and Today, his advice has also appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Chicago Tribune and other publications. A popular conference speaker, he has given talks to the faculties at Harvard, the Weill Cornell Department of Psychiatry and other academic institutions. Codependency Guest - Connie Baker, LPC & J.R. Baker, LPCConnie A Baker (MA, LPC) has a Master of Arts in counseling and is a licensed professional counselor in Portland, Oregon. When she’s not working at her private practice, she has been a counseling instructor at a local university, seminar teacher, conference speaker, clinical supervisor, writer, trauma recovery specialist, trained life coach, and author of Traumatized by Religious Abuse: Courage, Hope and Freedom for Survivors. Orthorexia - When Clean Eating Goes Too Far Guest - Renee McGregor, BSC, PGDIP, PGCERT, RD, SENRRenee is a leading Sports dietitian, specializing in Eating Disorders and working directly with high performing and professional athletes that have developed a dysfunctional relationship with food that is impacting their performance, health and career. Renee is a best-selling author of the books Training Food, Fast Fuel, and Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Goes Bad and writes for many national publications. She is often asked to comment in the national press and regularly contributes to radio and TV, including News night and BBC 5 Live.