Rianda House Calendar:
October's Hot Picks
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OCTOBER'S 'HOT PICKS' 

Scroll below to see highlights that include several community events celebrating seniors!
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FEATURED WEEKLY ACTIVITIES
Weekly Tai Chi Classes:
This gentle form of slow meditative low-impact exercise helps people of all ages to maintain strength, flexibility, balance, and aids relaxation, stress reduction and better posture. 
 
Lead by Joan Comendant: Tai Chi instructor for 20+ years, certified PWR!Moves Trainer, senior fitness instructor, and personal trainer.
 
Tuesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 am at Rianda House

Fridays: 2:00 - 3:00 pm at Calistoga Community Center
 

Classes are free, thanks to a grant from St. Helena Hospital Foundation! 
October Schedule: 
Electronic Devices: 1st & 2nd Tuesdays
October 1 & 8
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Taught by RLS Middle School and St. Helena High School students.


Electronic Devices: 3rd Tuesday
October 15
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Taught by Pacific Union College Prep. students.

Call for appointments to ensure enough teachers per student. 
Current Events at Rianda House
Fridays, 1:15 - 3:15 pm

Explore challenging topics and discuss current events.
Retired History Professor, Henry Michalski facilitates sessions.

$5 each class / $60 for full session for facilitator fee.
Drop-ins welcome! 
Gents and a Cuppa Joe - Thursdays, 8:15 - 9:15 am
Rianda House, 1475 Main Street, St. Helena
Come share a cuppa joe, swap stories and experiences with local gents!
FEATURED CALISTOGA ACTIVITIES 
Current Events in Calistoga
 2nd & 4th Mondays, 10 - 11:30 am  
October 14 & 28

Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington Street


Explore challenging topics and discuss current events in a casual and
friendly discussion group facilitated by College History Professor, Lorne Glaim.

Co-sponsored by Rianda House and City of Calistoga's Recreation Services 
Drop-ins welcome! 
3rd Wednesday of every month - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Calistoga Community Center - 1307 Washington Ave., Calistoga
 Each month a different educational topic is offered to support healthy aging
for all ages, followed by a delicious lunch provided by St. Helena Hospital.
RSVP required! Call Rianda House (707) 963-8555, ext. 101 to reserve a lunch

October 16
Healthy Financial Habits led by Wells Fargo

Co-hosted by Rianda House & UpValley Family Centers
Attendance is free, thanks to generous grants
from the Napa Valley Vintners and Adventist Health, St. Helena
SUPPORT GROUPS, COUNSELING & RESOURCES
(On-site appointments -  Call resource specialist to book your appointment) 
Caregiver Consultations & Memory Screenings with a Memory Specialist
4th Tuesday -- October 22
One-hour sessions, 10 am - 12 pm
Call Jill Wood, Collabria Care's Memory Specialist, to pre-schedule your free, confidential memory specialist appointment at Rianda House.  (707) 258-9087, ext. 277
Caregiver Support Group
for individuals caring for someone with memory loss:

1st & 3rd Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Led by Collabria Care and Alzheimer's Association

 
Victim Services Advocate Counseling:
2nd Tuesdays, 10:30 am 
Irma Luna from Napa County District Attorney's Office
Call to schedule an appointment:
(707) 299-1411
IHSS program needs more UpValley Providers to join the IHSS Caregiver Registry in order to better service the growing number of UpValley IHSS Recipients.     

An IHSS Provider is someone who is paid to provide services to individuals receiving IHSS services through the IHSS program. Napa County In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) is a program that helps pay for services provided to eligible Recipients to assist their ability to remain safely in their home as they age. 
 
Attend a free Informational Orientation at Rianda House to learn about how you can become a paid IHSS Provider and help your family and neighbors!  They are offered: 
  • First Wednesdays in English: October 2, 3:00 - 5:00 pm 
  • First Fridays en Espanol: October 4, 9:30 - 11:30 am
Call IHSS to pre-register for the Orientation, or for more information: (707) 259-8359 
 

Medicare Benefits & Insurance
Counseling Appointments

Tuesday, October 15
One-hour sessions, Noon - 3:00 pm

HICAP offers FREE one-on-one consultations with a trained Medicare benefits and insurance specialist. Counselors do not recommend, endorse or sell private health insurance plans. Have your insurance cards ready before you call them for better assessment.

Call HICAP at (707) 526-4108 to speak to a representative and schedule your appointment. 
GET INVOLVED -- Call Elizabeth for details!
Volunteer Manager: (707) 963-8555, ext. 103 / elizabeth@riandahouse.org
NUTRITIONAL MEALS
Join us for tasty meal and casual social time. Suggested $4.00 donation for 60+ and $7.25 if under 60. RSVP to (707) 963-8555, ext. 101
Having a birthday this month?  
Each month we have a birthday celebration during Lunch Bunch.  Join us this month on: Monday, October 21
RSVP: (707) 963-8555, ext. 101
Meals On Wheels / Senior Nutrition Napa Valley makes weekday deliveries to UpValley homebound individuals of all ages. Suggested donation: $4.50 per meal.

For more information and to sign-up, call
Meals On Wheels: (707) 253-6111
SAVE THE DATE - NOVEMBER 2019
Special Events & Lectures
Give us a call to sign up! (707) 963-8555, ext. 101
Unless noted, all events will be held at Rianda House

Magic Mandalas Art Class 
Enjoy an afternoon making beautiful holiday cards with friends!
Wednesday November 7, 1:00-3:00 pm
Led by Carolynne Gamble 


Annual Medicare Changes & Choices presented by HICAP 
Now is the time to learn about your options and make choices for 2020
 Wednesday, November 13, 10:00 am


History of Napa Valley Series Presents:
“Bandits, Bars & Bordellos”

Performance by Rianda House Readers Theater Group
Wednesday, November 13, 3:00 pm


Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon - Tuesday, November 19, 11:30 am
Enjoy a delicious home cooked holiday meal in a festive social setting.
Presbyterian Church: 1428 Spring Street, St. Helena
Hosted by the St. Helena Jr. Women Club and Federated Women
RSVP's a must to reserve your seat: 963-8555, ext. 101


Concert by the "Not Dead Yet” Singers 
Sassy, County and Blues with Guitar, Vocals and Bass 
Wednesday, November 20, 3:00 pm


 Thanksgiving Gratitude Meditation led by James Keolker
Friday, November 22, 9:30 am

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MISSION, HOURS & CONTACT


1475 Main Street,  
St. Helena, CA  94574 

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
   
For information: info@riandahouse.org  www.riandahouse.org
(707) 963-8555, ext. 101


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