Boynton Beach-Ross Palm Beach Gardens
 Boynton Beach
 Palm Beach Gardens


ACE Lifelong Learning  Center 

Spring 2017

Classes By Category:

Arts, Music & Entertainment
Health & Wellness

Jewish Culture & Israel

Leisure & Literature

Personal Growth & Financial

Social, Political & Historical Issues

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Health & Wellness at the JCC  

Coping with Non– Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Almost everyone is familiar with the more visible signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease; tremors, issues with gait, freezing, etc. But what about the less obvious and equally troublesome non-motor issues such as loss of smell, anxiety, depression, orthostatic hypotension and those scary night terrors? Many of these are precursors of the disease and are the submerged part of the iceberg- not as visible and a big part of  the issue as well.

Thursday, May 25 | 12:30pm
Instructors: Ed Gray & Sherry Picker
Free Member ● $15 Guest 

Bullying Among Seniors: A Hidden Epidemic

Seniors struggle with bullying issues too. They are being excluded from card games, talked about, pushed out of social circles and pressured by their peers. It is like junior high school all over again and it has an overwhelming emotional impact on the victims.

Tuesday, June 20 | 1:30pm @ Vi at Lakeside Village 
Instructor: Alyse November 
Free Member ● $15 Guest 

Training for Tomorrow– A Guide to Aging Well 

It seems that we are all training for something- perhaps playing golf, tennis or bridge; but are we training for the most important marathon of all? Please join Ed Gray, licensed Physical & Occupational Therapist for an entertaining and informative look at how to prepare for the race of our lives in which prevention is the cure!  Bring your curiosities; we will discuss the groundwork for tomorrow.

Tuesday, June 27 | 1:30pm @ Vi at Lakeside Village 
Instructors: Ed Gray & Sherry Picker
Free Member ● $15 Guest 

Medical Marijuana– Myths & Beliefs 

This class will provide an open discussion on the good, the bad and the misunderstood regarding medical marijuana. What are the potential risks? What are the benefits? And why is everyone so frightened?

Tuesday, July 11 | 1:30pm @ Vi at Lakeside Village 
Instructors: Ed Gray  & Sherry Picker
Free Member ● $15 Guest 

Oh What a Body!  

This class will provide an understanding of the functions of the human body. Understanding these functions allows the individual to make decisions that are healthfully beneficial in everyday living and preventing long term negative results. Promoting good health is the key.

Thursday, July 13; | 1:30pm @ Vi at Lakeside Village
Instructor: Dr. Arlene Cross  
Free Member ● $15 Guest 


This class provides an introduction in the art of de-stressing, understanding where stress is  coming from, the effects of stress and how to manage it is the focus. Taught by Eddy Rodriguez, a motivational speaker and trainer whose true life story is fascinating, you will be amazed at the techniques that can change you immediately.

Tuesday, July 18 | 1:30pm @ Vi at Lakeside Village
Instructor: Eddy Rodriguez
Free Member ● $15 Guest 


Challenging mental activities designed with fun in mind. Engage your brain with novel exercises to stimulate and delight in the short term and produce long term results. Give yourself a quick brain break. Forget “senior moments” when you remember to take a “mental minute” to exercise your mind with a fun activity.

Thursday, July 20 | 1:30pm @ Vi at Lakeside Village
Instructor: Judy Herman
Free Member ● $15 Guest 







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