Senior Center Offers Virtual Programming: Connect, Learn, Engage And Be Active

The BA Senior Center is offering new ways for members to connect, learn, engage and be active through a number of virtual program offerings beginning in September. These new programming opportunities are being offered on Zoom and Facebook Live.

Yoga Classes Streaming Live

Each of the Center’s yoga classes are now live streamed on the Center’s Facebook page. The July newsletter offered a description of each of our yoga classes taught by the Center’s certified yoga instructor, Tiffany Tran. Tune in and have access to all the sessions, live, at home on the day and hour they are offered:

  • Yin yoga – Mondays, 11 a.m. to noon
  • Soft yoga – Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Chair yoga – Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Power yoga – Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

To learn more about the Center’s yoga classes, refer to the July newsletter on the Center’s website at www.baseniors.org.

 

Friday, Sept. 4, 7 p.m.

Meet the Author – Jacqueline Woodson

Join the conversation and expand the experience by participating in the community-wide reading initiative focusing on Jacqueline Woodson’s novel, “Red at the Bone.” Tulsa City-County Library system is hosting Woodson as she discusses her book. Copies of the book are available at your local Tulsa City-County Library.  Register to receive the Zoom link at https://events.tulsalibrary.org/event/4481286.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m.

ABC or XYZ – Making Sense of Medicare

If hearing about Medicare parts A, B, C and D makes about as much sense as XYZ, you could probably benefit from learning about how Medicare works. Join this session and discover the ins and outs of Medicare, including available insurance options. Just what is the difference between an advantage plan and supplemental insurance plans? How do you determine what choice is best for you? What about prescription coverage? Dealing with making decisions about health insurance can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Save yourself some time, and end the worries about making those health care coverage decisions by becoming informed. This education-only session presented by Chris Crawford with Humana will answer your questions using easy-to-understand language. Email ami@ baseniors.org for Zoom connection details and to register.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1 p.m.

Dolphins – Live from the Lagoon

Join lagoon-side at the Dolphin Research Center for an exciting and interactive session all about dolphins. A dolphin trainer will be chatting with you while conducting a training session with a dolphin. Be inspired by these magnificent marine mammals. Participants will be able to offer questions in the chat function to the trainer during and after the session. Email ami@baseniors.org for Zoom connection details and to register.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1 p.m.

“Writing a Memory” – National Museum of Toys and Miniatures Toys can hold some of our most cherished memories. Join Kelly Burns, museum educator at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures, as she shares the story of the Nettie Wells dollhouse and the special memories held by its items. Come to this session with a memory to share. The museum educates, inspires and delights adults and children through its collection and preservation of toys and miniatures. Located in Kansas City, Missouri, it contains the world’s largest collection of fine-scale miniatures and one of the nation’s largest antique toy collections on public display. Email ami@baseniors.org for Zoom connection details and to register.

 

Thursday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m.

Virtual services through the Tulsa City-County Library

You may not be able to open the door to your local library right now, but the Tulsa City-County Library system continues to provide a wide variety of community resources on health, entertainment and learning for all ages. Join Tracy Scott with the library and discover the vast array of services and resources available online. From ebooks to homework help to story times to career preparation and more are available virtually with your library card at tulsalibrary.org. Email ami@baseniors.org for Zoom connection details and to register.