Senior Scoop
August 13th Edition
Dear Whitemarsh Township!
Please find below community resources and some fun activities you can do from the comfort of your own home! Please share the newsletters and information with any friends or family, specifically area seniors. If they want to sign up to receive these newsletters they can e-mail us at ParksandRecreation@whitemarshtwp.org.

Stay safe and remember "Social Distancing",
The Parks and Recreation Team

A special thank you to our First Responders, medical staff, and everyone else who is working to keep our community safe.
Exercising at Home!
Keeping active and in decent shape can be difficult without equipment or a gym to workout in. There are ways to accommodate this though! There are various phone apps you can download for workouts, programs that have popped up since the pandemic began and personal trainers who go the extra mile for everyone. Take a look and try out some of the options below.
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Planet Fitness started an social media adventure during the pandemic and now stages "Work-Ins" with anyone who watches their videos! These videos are called United We Move and are equipment free, but can be a bit strenuous, so you may have to alter the work-out a little to fit your ability. Check them out on the Planet Fitness Facebook page and scroll down to find older videos as well.
A personal training duo has done a lot of work and have a great set-up on their online platform. With a host of clientele spanning a broad range of fitness levels, they have a number of videos for anyone looking to work-out. Follow the work-out above, or choose from others at https://hasfit.com/workouts/seniors/ .

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Any form activity is better for your health and well-being, so don't worry about the intensity of what you're doing! Another great activity that is low intensity and fantastic for the mind and body is meditation. While it can be practiced on your own, a phone app, Simple Habit, guides you through quick meditations for free and offers more access for a fee.
Mindful Wellness
Mindful Exercises

Open the above Document and practice 6 different ways to ease your mind and body.
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Looking to do a puzzle, but don't have any? Try an online puzzle at https://www.jigsawplanet.com/

Try the free Daily New York Times Mini Crossword Puzzle. Check back each day for a new puzzle!
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Check out a new e-book or e-magazine by visiting our friends over at the William Jeanes Library. 

Community Resources
Whitemarsh Pharmacy is offering curbside pick up and free local delivery! Call them at 610-828-5222 for more information on fill prescriptions and ordering essential items and supplies.
The Market at Lafayette Hill is offering curbside pickup and delivery Monday-Friday.
For more information visit www.themarketoflafayettehill.com/
or call the store at 610-941-7101.
See a message from the Whitemarsh Police Department about COVID-19 related scams.

All GIANT stores will open for customers over the age of 60 from 6:00-7:00AM.
COVAID connects neighbors helping with getting groceries, picking up prescriptions, and more.
United Way of Pennsylvania Dial 211 or text your zip code to #898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free.
Ready MontCo is a service from Montgomery County Dept. of Public Safety. Learn more information by visiting their website.