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FEBRUARY'S 'HOT PICKS' 

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Scroll below to see this month’s highlights.
Please note Rianda House will be closed:
Monday, February 18 in honor of President's Day.
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! 
February Schedule: 
Laptops & Tablets: 1st & 2nd Tuesdays
February 5 & 12, 4:00 - 5:00 pm.
Taught by RLS Middle School and St. Helena High School students.


Cell Phone 101: 3rd Tuesday
February 19, 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
February 11 & 25
10 - 11:30 am  

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, February 20
Family Medicine
Led by Dr. Jeanette Williams MD


RSVP required! Call Rianda House (707) 963-8555, ext. 101 to reserve a lunch.  
Attendance is free, thanks to grants 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 -- February 6
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, February 19
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 February 22, 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 - March 2019
Special Events & Lectures
Give us a call to sign up! (707) 963-8555, ext. 101

Great Decisions Seminars
NOW in two locations:
Calistoga (Calistoga Senior Apartments)
Wednesdays, March 13 - April 24, 3:30 - 5 pm
St. Helena (Rianda House)
Thursdays, March 14 - April 25, 4:30 - 6 pm


History of Napa Series: Life and Times of MFK Fisher
Moderator: Bonnie Thoreen
Panelists: Toni Allegra, Jennifer Garden, Cindy Pawlcyn and Nancy Morrell
Wednesday, March 20, 3:00 pm 
RSVP a must!


10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association
Thursday, March 28, 1 - 3 pm
To register, call (800) 272-3900 (Alzheimer’s Assoc)


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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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