Skip to main content
Homeideas

Remaining Sane In A Time Of Physical Distancing


Send your ideas to add here & help us all continue to stay sane!

Send suggestions to Terry at messaging-media@villageofthecoastside.org

California Department of Aging Activity Guide PDF Download

Some tips, tricks, and tools to help you:
   ... take part in special experiences and learning
   ... maintain your physical vibrancy
   ... connect meaningfully with family and friends
   ... discover ways to feel calm, alive and positive
Scroll to page 13 to print out worksheets to Plan Your Week.

Books, Movies, Podcasts

Audible Fee but  some free at AudibleStories

Kindle eBooks (need Kindle device) must purchase books, HMB Library has many books for download)
Podcasts: iTunesPocket CastsSee our Entertainment Presentation
SMC Library Resources
kanopy & hoopla Free movies using your library card.

 

Connect With Friends-Call, Email, Communication/Conference Programs

Member Directory Search
Zoom - Skype - Apple FaceTime All are free and easy to use.

 

Connect With Culture

Touring Museums:LouvreSistine ChapelGuggenheim MuseumYosemite National ParkVincent van Gogh Museum - Great Wall of ChinaSmithsonian Natural History MuseumYellowstone National ParkMuseum of Modern Art: New YorkBritish Museum Exhibits
TV Streaming: Smithsonian Channel (Fee)
Google Earth
Exploratorium


Courses Online Learning

Great Courses Plus Free Trial then fee.
Ivy League Colleges Classes Free


Music & Drama

Nightly Met Opera Streams
American Conservatory Theatre
SMC Library Resources

 

News

Flipboard for computer & devices: news and social network aggregation of news outlets, magazines etc.
See VOTC Entertainment Presentation
SMC Library Resources

 

Online Events

SMC Library Online Events Blog

 

Web Cams

San Diego Zoo Live CamsEarthcamSkyline WebcamTravelZoo Best National Parks to Visit Virtually - Cal University Webcam

 

Wellness

Mental Health

CDC on Stress & Coping
Dr. Jud Brewer Coronavirus Anxiety Daily Update.
Online Meditation Resources The AWAKE NETWORK
Deeprak Chopra Meditation App free 21 days
Harvard: Managing Fears
Taking Care of Your Mental Health

Exercise

GiveFit Workout Programs
Silicon Valley YMCA-Older Adults



Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events