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14 Sage Quotes of Wisdom from Aristotle | Spirituality – BabaMail

Aristotle was probably the wisest man in history. Why? Well have a look at these 14 quotations and you’ll begin to see why. What inspiring and deep words!

Source: 14 Sage Quotes of Wisdom from Aristotle | Spirituality – BabaMail

One example

Versailles’ Dirty Secrets – Video – 53:00

Very interesting look at how the basics of life where managed. -keith

Uncover Château de Versailles’ Dirtiest Secrets…

Royal families across the centuries have been famous for many things, such as constructing towering monuments, feasting on exquisite banquets, and starting many a bloody battle. However, the aristocratic inhabitants of Château de Versailles have made history for a far less pleasant reason. This detailed documentary exposes the dirtiest habits of the filthy rich occupants of Louis XIV’s infamous palace.

Source: Versailles’ Dirty Secrets | Baba Recommends – BabaMail

AGING PARTNERS EVENTS JULY 10 THROUGH JULY 16

Aging Partners invites senior citizens and the general public to attend a variety of senior-focused activities and classes in Lincoln and Lancaster County from July 10 through 16:

Monday, July 10

  • Contemporary Yoga, Cotner Center Condominium – 9 a.m.
  • Musical performance by The Clefs, Downtown Senior Center – 10:30 a.m.
  • Tai Chi (Continuing 24 Form), Cotner Center Condominium – 10:30 a.m.
  • BINGO, Firth Senior Center – 12:30 p.m.
  • 10-point Pitch, Northeast Senior Center – 12:30 to 3 p.m.
  • Dynamic Movement, Cotner Center Condominium – 2 p.m.

Tuesday, July 11

  • Active Living Every Day workshop, “F” Street Recreation Center – 9:30 a.m.
  • Chair Tai Chi, Aging Partners Health and Fitness Center – 9:45 a.m.
  • BINGO, Lake Street Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • BINGO, Belmont Senior Center – 11:30 a.m.
  • Tai Chi class, Lake Street Senior Center – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tai Chi class, Gateway Vista – 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, July 12

  • Senior Health Promotion UNMC Health Clinic (foot care only), Vermeer Education Center – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • BINGO, Northeast Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • BINGO, Downtown Senior Center – 10:30 a.m.
  • BINGO, JoAnn Maxey Center – 11:30 a.m.
  • 10-Point Pitch and Bridge, Northeast Senior Center – 12:30 to 3 p.m.
  • BINGO, Hickman Senior Center – 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 13

  • Senior Health Promotion UNMC Health Clinic (foot care only), Downtown Senior Center – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • “Surfing the Internet” introductory class, Northeast Senior Center – 9:30 a.m.
  • Musical performance and karaoke with Jimmy Mack, Downtown Senior Center – 10:30 a.m.
  • Blood pressure screenings by Good Samaritan nurses, Bennet Senior Center – 11 a.m.
  • Tai Chi class, Lake Street Senior Center – 12:30 p.m.
  • Tai Chi class, Gateway Vista – 1:30 p.m.
  • “Dinner and a Show” featuring Jimmy Mack, Cotner Center Condominium – dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 6:30 p.m. (call 402-441-7158 by July 11 for reservations)

Friday, July 14

  • Musical performance by August Moon, Northeast Senior Center – 10 a.m.
  • Chair Yoga class, East Lincoln Christian Church – 11 a.m.
  • Move More Lincoln Movement and Music “Feeling Fit” class, Jayne Snyder Trail Center – noon
  • BINGO, Waverly Senior Center – 12:30 p.m.
  • Musical performance by Countryfied, Waverly Senior Center – 12:30 p.m.
  • 10-point Pitch, Northeast Senior Center – 12:30 to 3 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 15

  • Saturday BINGO, Northeast Senior Center – 10 a.m.

Senior Center Meal Schedule (reservations required two working days in advance):

  • Belmont Senior Center (402-441-7990):  Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
  • Bennet Senior Center (402-416-7693):  Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon
  • Downtown Senior Center (402-441-7154):  Monday – Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Firth Senior Center (402-416-7693):  Mondays at 11:30 a.m.
  • Hickman Senior Center (402-792-2006):  Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.
  • JoAnn Maxey Senior Center (402-441-7849):  Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m.
  • Lake Street Senior Center (402-441-7157):  Monday – Friday at 11:30 a.m.
  • Northeast Senior Center (402-441-7151):  Monday – Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
  • Waverly Senior Center (402-416-7693):  Fridays at 11:30 a.m.

 

Location addresses:

  • Aging Partners Health and Fitness Center, 233 S. 10th St.
  • Belmont Senior Center, 1234 Judson St.
  • Bennet Senior Center, 970 Monroe St.
  • Cotner Center Condominium, 1540 N. Cotner Blvd.
  • Downtown Senior Center, 1005 “O” St.
  • East Lincoln Christian Church, 7001 Edenton Road
  • “F” Street Recreation Center, 1225 “F” St.
  • Firth Senior Center, 311 Nemaha St.
  • Gateway Vista, 225 N. 56th St.
  • Hickman Senior Center, 300 E. 3rd St.
  • Jayne Snyder Trail Center, 21st and “Q” streets
  • JoAnn Maxey Senior Center, 2032 “U” St.
  • Lake Street Senior Center, 2400 S. 11th St.
  • Northeast Senior Center, 6310 Platte Ave.
  • Waverly Senior Center, 14410 Folkestone St.

 

For information on classes or to register, call 402-441-7575.  Roundtrip transportation is available for senior center meals and activities in Lincoln only by calling the centers directly (phone numbers listed in meal schedule).  For more information on senior center events and activities, visit lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: My Center News) or call 402-441-7158.

Aging Partners Home Page

Source: lincoln.ne.gov | Mayor > Aging Partners

12 Negative Thoughts and Behaviors | Spirituality – BabaMail

Banish These Thoughts for a Better Life – Go to the link to get the full story -keith
http://www.ba-bamail.com/content.aspx?emailid=26164
The 12 toxic and negative thoughts presented here pass through most of our minds, and it’s best to know how to handle them, freeing ourselves to live a truly happy life.
1. “I may not be happy right now, but I know I’ll be happy in the future.”
2. “Happiness depends on great moments and specific circumstances.”
3. “Every step I take, for myself and for others, must be logical.”
4. “I’m not good enough to do this.”
5. “Everyone should love me.”
6. “I’ve seen and heard it all.”
7. “I need to be in control.”
8. “I’ve been hurt so bad that I’ll never recover.”
9. “Everything that happens is personally connected to me.”
10. “I’m better than other people.”
11. “What they don’t know won’t hurt them.”
12. “I just don’t have time for my family and friends.”

Source: 12 Negative Thoughts and Behaviors | Spirituality – BabaMail

8 Ways to Use Baby Powder in the Garden | Tips and Updates – BabaMail

Source: 8 Ways to Use Baby Powder in the Garden | Tips and Updates – BabaMail

Top 10 skills children learn from the arts – The Washington Post

Source: Top 10 skills children learn from the arts – The Washington Post

Full story is even better. -keith —–
Top 10 skills children learn from the arts
By Valerie Strauss January 22, 2013
1. Creativity
2. Confidence
3. Problem Solving
4. Perseverance
5. Focus
6. Non-Verbal Communication
7. Receiving Constructive Feedback
8. Collaboration
9. Dedication
10. Accountability.

Spring Maintenance for Senior Safety

However

  • Can they move around and negotiate the property safely?
  • Are they willing to allow outside help from a neighbor or service company when needed?
  • Is the work they are doing to keep the home up to date too exhausting?
  • Is the responsibility of spring maintenance overwhelming?
  • Are some important tasks being left undone?

Full story at the source: Spring Maintenance for Senior Safety

Good for the Body and Soul

Tending to gardens, clearing eaves and gutters, and cleaning windows are but a few of the strenuous tasks that are required for home maintenance. These chores are especially worrisome for adults with senior parents living on their own. But, if your parent(s) can take these tasks on, they should—performing them has a positive effect on the body and mind.

 

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