Seniors in Action

Positive Aging

Positive Aging

By Joyce Oroz Tony Alonzo recently offered a class in Positive Aging at the Mid-County Senior Center. There’s a lot of talk about aging these days because so many are doing a lot of it and we want to do it well! The Mid County Senior Center in Capitola has long been the go-to place […]

SIA Yoga is Happening!

SIA Yoga is Happening!

There are three things we tend to loose with age; our muscle strength, our vision and our ability to walk and stand with confidence. This is an interesting trio that is all about balance. Balance is directly related to our eye site and maintaining strong leg muscles. Suzi Mahler was introduced to Yoga as a […]

Dancing Around the World — In Place!

Dancing Around the World — In Place!

By C.J. Thursdays are filled with laughter and multiple playful steps to music from all over the world. By 10:00 a.m. Gloria Swanson and Norma Jamieson are surrounded by friends at the Mid-County Senior Center ready to have fun. These women have partnered together as the official Activity Leaders for the International Folk Dance group […]

Donna Love Keeps on Writing

Donna Love Keeps on Writing

Writing workshops can bring in a whole variety of responses and emotions. When Donna Love gathers her friends and client together to tell their stories the testimonies like the following are most encouraging. “Donna held a space for creativity and it surrounded us, making writing our memoirs exciting and delightful” It was a great surprise […]

Celebrating Seniors in Action

Celebrating Seniors in Action

Seniors in Action is a celebration of life. It is an opportunity to ponder the happenings in our community that bring a smile to the end of a day, and a contented yes to tomorrow. Clichés like “old age is not for the faint of heart” are fading into the background as the offerings of continued […]

Hillis Williams, Master of Material Designs

Hillis Williams, Master of Material Designs

By C J Many of us grew up thinking education was about the 3 R’s and that meant Reading, Riting and ‘Rithmatic. Add to that Reusing, Repurposing and Recycling you have the experience of Hillis Williams, an environmentally friendly artist in Soquel, California. He’s been a popular stop on our local Open Studios Tours for […]

Village Santa Cruz has Launched!

Village Santa Cruz has Launched!

By C.J. This Village has a simple mission — to support community members to live independently as they age in their homes by providing social connection, inter-generational interaction, and practical assistance. The launching is a celebration of the efforts of an advisory committee and the community that has been receptive to the idea. In April […]

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