Studio Art Classes at the Tucson J

Bring out your inner artist and feed your creative side through a variety of art classes offered at the Tucson J. Beginners are welcome! Painting The World Jewish: Basic Watercolor Techniques Tuesdays, Nov. 13-Dec. 4, 2:30-4:30 pm Instructor: Ann Marcus Lapidus Create your own watercolor paintings and gain a better understanding of color and how…


The benefits of knitting

When I think of knitting, I think of my mom. She had a blue knitting basket where she would store her different-sized knitting needles and colorful balls of yarn. I never learned how to knit with needles, but my mother-in-law taught me how to knit using a loom. Although you wouldn’t call knitting a “trendy”…


New app for dementia intervention

Scottsdale-based healthcare technology company SMART Brain Aging, Inc., has made available its one-on-one patient intervention program for aging brain health, Brain U Online, through online subscription and iOS app, Brain U Lite. The result of five years of clinical trials with more than 3,000 participants at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine…


Free tech tutoring

Smile on Seniors is offering free small-group smartphone and tablet basics provided by Tech Tutors, a team of teen and adult community volunteers. Bring your iPhone, smartphone, iPad or tablet device to these tutoring sessions and learn how to send text messages, make and receive video calls, read and listen to free e-books and audiobooks,…


Senior Savvy Tech Support

Pictured above: Abbie Richie with 100-year-old Louise Davis Abbie Richie lost her job unexpectedly at the end of 2017, when the educational consulting firm she had worked for for 15 years closed. She had enjoyed her job, but she really wasn’t interested in returning to that line of work. She sent out applications and wasn’t…

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