Activities for Senior Adults

Addressing the varied and changing needs of senior adults by providing stimulating social, physical and cultural programs. A hot nutritionally-balanced, kosher meal is available for older adults (60+). Reservations are required. To see this month's lunch menu, click here. Transportation available to and from the JCC on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. For reservations or more information, contact Connie Freeman, Director of Senior Adult Services at 203.487.0983 or cfreeman@stamfordjcc.orgOnline registration is not available for senior adult classes and programs. Click here to view this month's events.

JCC seniors enjoy their own lounge with bathroom and kitchen. Hot lunches are served in our multi-purpose auditorium, and classes are held in the adult lounge and the library. Included are day-long excursions to the theater and museums. We meet the needs of older adults by providing stimulating social, physical, and intellectual programs.

Senior Adult programs at the JCC are made possible through grants from United Jewish Federation of Stamford, New Canaan and Darien, Senior Nutrition Program of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County. MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, and United Way of Western Connecticut, in addition to the fundraising efforts of POSH (JCC Providers Of Senior Happiness) and The Center Women. 

Minorities in Israel Series - 2017                                                                                                                           
Presented by Yael Stolarsky, Israeli Shlicha 
Thursdays 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

April 20 - Ethiopian Jews
Today Israel is the home of the largest Ethiopian Jewish community in the world with about 125,500 citizens of Ethiopian descent who make up almost 2% of Israel’s population.What challenges do they face?

May 25 - Israeli Arab Society
The largest minority in Israel, about 20 % of the population, are Israeli Arabs. The vast majority of the Arab citizens of Israel are Sunni Muslim. Most Arabs reside mainly in small towns and villages, over half of them in the north of Israel. The Israeli Arabs have either residency or citizenship. What is it like to be an Israeli Arab in Israel?

June 8  - Bedouin and Druze
Two different minorities in Israel, both have a unique background and culture. What kind of lifestyle do they have? How are they integrated into Israeli society?



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Independence Day Barbecue Luncheon

11:00 a.m. – Entertainment • 12 – 1 p.m. – Lunch To celebrate Independence Day, join us for live entertainment and lunch. Reservations required by Thursday, Jun. 22 $4 suggested donation