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JANUARY'S 'HOT PICKS' 

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Please note Rianda House will be closed from
Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January  1. 
Join us to kick off the New Year starting Wednesday, January 2!
FEATURED WEEKLY ACTIVITIES
Please note Rianda House will be closed from
Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January  1. 
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! 
January Schedule: 
Laptops & Tablets: 1st & 2nd Tuesdays
January 8 ONLY this month, 4:00 - 5:00 pm.
Taught by RLS Middle School and St. Helena High School students.


Cell Phone 101: 3rd Tuesday
January 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 
Please note Rianda House programs will be closed from
Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January  1. 
Current Events in Calistoga
 2nd & 4th Mondays
January 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.

Wednesday, January 16
Honoring Choices Napa Valley
Led by Karen Zanetell, Program Director


RSVP required! Call Rianda House (707) 963-8555, ext. 101 to reserve a lunch.  
Attendance is free, thanks a grant from the Napa Valley Vintners and St. Helena Hospital 
SUPPORT GROUPS, COUNSELING & RESOURCES
(On-site appointments -  Call resource specialist to book your appointment) 
Caregiver Consultations & Memory Screenings with a Memory Specialist
1st Wednesday -- January 2
One-hour sessions, 11 am - 1 pm
Call Jill Wood, Collabria Care's Memory Specialist, to pre-schedule your free, confidential appointment at Rianda House.  (707) 258-9087, ext. 250
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
 

Medicare Benefits & Insurance
Counseling Appointments

Tuesday, January 22
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
Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays: Noon - 1 pm.
Join us for weekly meals and welcoming casual social time. Suggested $3.00 donation for 60+ and $6.75 if under 60. 
RSVP the day before: (707) 963-8555, ext. 101
Is your birthday this month?
Join us for  Birthday Celebration Day:  
Friday January 25, Noon - 1pm. 

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: $3.50 per meal.

For more information and to sign-up, call
Meals On Wheels: (707) 253-6111
SAVE THE DATE - Febuary 2019
Special Events & Lectures
Give us a call to sign up! (707) 963-8555, ext. 101

St. Helena Historical Society Auction Prints
On Exhibit at Rianda House
January 13 - March 8


 Valentine’s Day Concert with Vocal Color
TBA


History of Napa Series: Story of “Lili Coit”
Skit by Readers Theater
Wednesday, February 20, 3:00 pm 


DNA Genealogy: “General, Genetic & Gems"
Lecture by Kelly Wheaton
Wednesday, February 20, 10 am – 12 pm 


Leonard Bernstein: “A Centennial Salute"
Lecture by Laura Prichard
Friday, February 22, 4:00 pm 


HICAP Medicare:
“Understanding your Medicare”

Wednesday, February 27, 10:00 am 


Up Valley Waste Management presentation:
“All about Recycling”

Wednesday, February 27, 3:00 pm 


Great Decisions Seminars:
Coming in March
Thursdays in St. Helena, at Rianda House
4:30 - 6:00 pm
Wednesdays in Calistoga at the Calistoga Senior Apartments
3:30 - 5:00 pm

Call Elizabeth for details and to sign-up


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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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