Sunshine Garden Chinese Senior Day Care Center

Sunshine Garden Chinese Senior Day Care Center
(Service Hours: 9 am – 3 pm Mon, Wed, Thurs., Fri except holiday)
Activity Time Schedule - November 2014
(In observance of Thanksgiving, Sunshine Garden will close at noon on Wed, Nov 26.
CISC will also be closed on Nov 27 and Nov 28.)
Time
9:00
/
3:00
9:00
9:30
10:00
10:30
10:45
Mon
Internet / Games /
Coffee & tea /
Newspaper /
Resources Library
I & A Services
Tue
(Collaborative
Activities with
Family Caregiver
Resources Center)
Internet / Games /
Coffee & tea /
Newspaper /
Resources Library
Consultation
Social Time
Seated Exercise:
Seated Exercise:
Qigong (except 11/24) Qigong
Wed
Thurs
Fri
Internet / Games /
Coffee & tea /
Newspaper /
Resources Library
I & A Services
Internet / Games /
Coffee / tea /
Newspaper /
Resources Library
I & A Services
Internet / Games /
Coffee / tea /
Newspaper /
Resources Library
I & A Services
Social Time
Seated Tai Chi for
Arthritis
Social Time
Health Seminar
Social Time
Tai Chi 108 Style
Exercise
(except 11/14)
Tai Chi 24 & 48 Style Health Lecture:
Mobilizing &
Health Seminar
Tai Chi Exercise
Heredity, Marriage Strengthening Exercise
and Offspring IV
(except 11/24)
(11/4)
Chinese Knotting &
The Party for Nov
Paper Cuts Class at site of
Health Dance
Birthdays &
WA State Chinese
(11/11 & 18)
Appreciation of
Cancer Network
Sunshine Garden
Association
Thanksgiving Party
Volunteers (11/24)
for Family Caregivers
(11/25)
Tai Chi 24 & 48 Style Health Lecture:
Chinese Knotting &
English Study Time
Tai Chi Exercise
Heredity, Marriage Paper Cuts Class at site of
and Offspring IV
WA State Chinese
(except 11/24)
Cancer Network
(11/4)
Association
The Party for Nov
Health Dance
Birthdays &
(11/11 &18)
Appreciation of
Sunshine Garden
Thanksgiving Party
Volunteers (11/24)
for Family Caregivers
(11/25)
Intergeneration Prog
with Lakeside Sch.:
Chinese New Year
(11/14)
Tai Chi 108 Style
Exercise
(except 11/14)
Intergeneration Prog
with Lakeside Sch.:
Chinese New Year
(11/14)
Chinese Calligraphy
(except 11/7)
Nutrition & Holidays
Foods Seminar
(11/21)
Singing Group
1
11:00
11:30
12:00
hinese
12:30
12:45
The Party for Nov
Birthdays &
Appreciation of
Sunshine Garden
Volunteers (11/24)
The Party for Nov
Birthdays &
Appreciation of
Sunshine Garden
Volunteers (11/24)
Tea Time
(11/11 & 18)
Health Dance
(11/4)
Chinese Knotting &
Paper Cuts Class at site
of WA State Chinese
Cancer Network
Association
English Study
Time
Nutrition & Holidays
Foods Seminar (11/21)
Thanksgiving Party
for Family Caregivers Singing Group
(11/25)
Health Dance
Chinese Knotting &
Lunch & Social Time Lunch & Social Time
Paper Cuts Class at site of(Off-site Hot Meal)
(Off-site Hot Meal)
(11/4)
WA State Chinese
Tea Time
Cancer Network
Association
(11/11 &18)
Thanksgiving Party
for Family Caregivers Singing Group
(11/25)
Lunch & Social Time Lunch & Social Time Lunch & Social Time
(Off-site Hot Meal) (except 11/25)
(Off-site Hot Meal)
(except 11/24)
Thanksgiving Party
The Party for Nov
for Family Caregivers
Birthdays &
(11/25)
Appreciation of
Sunshine Garden
Volunteers (11/24)
Chinese Opera Singing Lunch & Social Time Lunch & Social Time
with live band
(Off-site Hot Meal)
(except 11/25)
(except 11/24)
Thanksgiving Party Ma-Jong Playing
The Party for Nov
for Family Caregivers
Birthdays &
(11/25)
Appreciation of
Sunshine Garden
Volunteers (11/24)
Ma-Jong Playing
(except 11/24)
Opera Chinese Opera Singing Interesting “Apps & Karaoke for pop songs
1:00
with live band
Tablets” Group
(except 11/24)
Ma-Jong Playing
Lunch & Social Time Lunch & Social Time
(Off-site Hot Meal)
(Off-site Hot Meal)
Lunch & Social Time Lunch & Social Time
(Off-site Hot Meal)
(Off-site Hot Meal)
English Lesson by Mr.
Chiu
English Lesson by Mr. English Class
Chiu
(11/7 & 21)
DVD show: Birth of
Civilization (11/14)
The Party for Nov
Birthdays &
Appreciation of
Sunshine Garden
Volunteers (11/24)
1:30
Ma-Jong Playing
(except 11/24)
Chinese Opera
Interesting “Apps & Karaoke for pop songs
Singing with live band Tablets” Group
Ma-Jong Playing
Chinese Calligraphy
(11/7)
Ma-Jong Playing
Monthly Members
Meeting (11/6)
English Class
(11/7 & 21)
Afternoon Tea
DVD show: Birth of
Civilization (11/14)
2
2:00
Chinese Opera Singing Interesting “Apps & Karaoke for pop songs
with live band
Tablets” Group
Ma-Jong Playing
2:30
Ma-Jong Playing
Chinese Opera Singing Interesting “Apps & Karaoke for pop songs
with live band
Tablets” Group
Ma-Jong Playing
Ma-Jong Playing
Monthly Members
Meeting (11/6)
Afternoon Tea
Monthly Members
Meeting (11/6)
Afternoon Tea
Hand Exercise on
Different Acupuncture
Points (11/7 & 21)
On-Site Learning:
How to use the Ticket
Vending Machine
(11/21)
Hand Exercise on
Different Acupuncture
Points (11/7 & 21)
* Outreach Site: Every 1st Tues at Imperial House & 1st Wed at International Terrace from 10 – 11 am.
** For the details on the Sunshine Garden, please call Andes Kong at 206-957-8517 (Direct Line). For the Family Caregiver
Resources Center, please call Catherine Wong at 206-624-5633 x 4137, Bella Fang at x 4123, Jessie Fang at x 4109.
1. Health Related Programs
A) Exercise Programs
 Tai Chi 24 & 48 Style Tai Chi Exercise is a class instructed by a volunteer instructor every Monday.
 Tai Chi - Qi Gong Integrated Exercise is not only for physical exercise but also breathing training that
is especially suitable for seniors. It is a VCD exercise program.
 Tai Chi 108 Style Exercise is another exercise option for seniors. It will be led by a volunteer
instructor.
 Mobilizing & Strengthening Exercise is a follow-up DVD exercise program to the fall prevention
seminar in May. Scheduled on every Wed from 10:00 to 10:30 am, it is part of a series of video of
“Care for Elderly Educational Video” created by different medical professions by the Center on
Ageing from the University of Hong Kong.
 Exercise: Physical Dance – It is the new program twice a week. The exercise is led by a member as
volunteer who has been doing the physical dance in China for many years.
【Due to vacation of volunteer for few months, this program is suspended till March 2015. 】
 Hand Exercise on Different Acupuncture Points – It is the new program replaced the time slot for
Exercise: Physical Dance. From the view point of Traditional Chinese Medicine, there are many
different acupuncture points among our body. Many pain conditions are caused by stagnation. Things
are not moving smoothly through the channels, causing blockages that lead to pain. Doing the gentle
message on the acupuncture points is one of the ways to restore flow and eliminate these blockages.
Come to join the VCD exercise program on every Friday from 2 – 2:45 pm.
 Seated Exercise: Qigong is a VCD exercise program for frail elderly every Monday from 9:30 to
10 am. It was designed and used by an occupational therapist team at a HK hospital.
 Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis is another VCD exercise program for seniors with limited mobility. It is
scheduled for every Wed from 9:30 to 10:00 am. It was designed by Australian physician Dr. Paul
Lam.
B) Educational Program – Health Seminars regularly run by retired medical practitioners from China on
senior health topics every Thursday.
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C) Chinese Resource Library – It provides different Chinese Health Resource, including videotapes,
VCDs, booklets, and barouches to increase the health knowledge of the Chinese seniors. Also, there are
different types of Chinese novels, other leisure reading books and videotapes. Members have the
advantage of being able to borrow books and videotapes on health.
2. Language Improvement Program – Different Levels of English Conversation Classes are planned with
the objective of improving the language ability of members so they can better integrate themselves into the
community.
3. Interest Classes – Singing Group, Handicraft, Chinese Opera Singing, Chinese Knotting & Paper Cuts and
Karaoke Time are held for the purpose of exploration and developing different potential of the members.
【Chinese Opera Singing is another program with live band on every Monday at 1 pm. 】
4. Sharing Session – Afternoon Tea Session and Monthly Members Meeting are a weekly group sharing
session with snack. Game Time is a session to let seniors to connect through different games, including
Chinese pool, Chinese chess, mahjong and various computer games.
5. Service Group – Scarf Knitting Group is one of the service groups to encourage members to serve the
community according to their ability. The finished products will be donated to individuals and families
such as New Beginnings, domestic abuse clients, and International District Housing Alliance residents. The
group has been invited by Legacy House to share their knitting skills with the residents to achieve the
purpose of motor-skill training. 【Starting in July, 2012 the format of the service is changed. Seniors
are welcome to do knitting during regular open hours of the Center.】
6. Birthday / Seasonal Party – This is a monthly potluck party for birthdays and/or either Chinese or American
festivals. The birthday party is scheduled for current members and active participants within the years.
【The Party for Nov Birthdays and Appreciation of Sunshine Garden Volunteers is scheduled on Monday,
Nov 24 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.】
7. Hair Cutting Service - This program runs bi-weekly on Mondays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. $3 charge for
members and $5 for non-members. Maximum: 9 seniors per day. Advanced reservations are required no
later than Friday. If there are fewer than 3 seniors, the service will be cancelled.
8. DVD Presentation and Sharing – This is an interactive program by a volunteer once a month on Friday,
Nov 14 from 1 pm to 2 pm. The theme this month is “Birth of Civilization”.
9. Intergeneration Program with Lakeside School: Chinese New Year: It’s the annual service learning opportunities
for high schoolers who learn Chinese to interact with seniors from Sunshine Garden. The visit is scheduled on Friday,
Nov 14 from 9:30 to 12 noon. The schoolers would learn from seniors on writing the Chunlian (the spring couplet),
cutting out Chuanghua or chun (the spring character for decorating windows or door), also, using the
chopsticks to enjoy the various delicious Chinese New Year food at noon time.
10. “Nutrition & Holidays Food” Seminar:Do you want to know the smart way to eat those yummy foods
for thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings? Naomi Chang will continue to share her knowledge with you
on Friday, Nov 21 from 10 am to 11 am. She majored in Community Health Education and has different
working experiences with government department and social service agencies.
11. Monthly Site Leanings: How to use the Ticket Vending Machine : This free monthly program helping
seniors address daily problems will focus on how to use the ticket vending machine. Seniors would learn
how to add value or buy the monthly pass for ORCA card on the Ticket Vending Machine at Chinatown on
Friday, Nov 21 from 2 – 2:30 pm. Just show up, no reservation required!
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