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Food Bank

Food Bank
3rd Wed of the month, 9:30am-12:30pm

Every third Wednesday of the month, Whistlestop participates in the Supplemental Food Program, where on average, 66 older adults and 5 children receive food boxes that include a variety of quality foods such as tuna, rice, cheese, pasta and peanut butter. This is a Federal program being offered in Marin for the first time. It is designed to serve those individuals who do not participate in the WIC food stamp program. If you live in Marin, are 60 years old and your income is less than $1,265/month (or you have a child younger than 6 years old and your family does not participate in WIC), you may be eligible for the Supplemental Food Program. Food boxes include a variety of quality foods such as tuna, rice, cheese, pasta and peanut butter. Please bring original form of ID, proof of income, and proof of residency.

For more information on the required documentation, call Shirley Chen, SFP Senior Program Coordinator, at 415-282-1900 x370.

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Cal-Fresh (eligibility & application assistance)

Mondays, August 5, 12, 19, & 26

Fridays, August 2, August 16 & August 30 10:00am-1:00pm; Free; Drop-in

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, CalFresh, provides qualified applicants with an EBT card to use at participating grocery stores and farmer’s markets.

Bi-Weekly Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings, and Medication Reviews

Bi-Weekly Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Screenings, and Medication Reviews

Friday, August 9 & August 23; 10:30am-Noon; Free; Drop-in

Bi-weekly blood pressure checks, cholesterol screenings, and medication reviews offered by BrightStar Care. BrightStar is a local agency providing home care, caregivers, and medical staffing solutions to families and businesses in Marin.

Memory Screenings in partnership with JFCS’ Seniors At Home

Memory Screenings in partnership with JFCS’ Seniors At Home

Wednesday, September 4; 9:00am-12:30pm: No Fee; Registration Required

Worried about memory loss or just want to have a reference detection test? Call today to schedule a free 45-minute appointment. Memory assessment is not diagnostic, but it is an opportunity to speak privately and confidentially with a professional evaluator. Limited to 10 appointments.

Evaluación de Memoria en Español en asociación con JFCS’ Mayores en Casa

Evaluación de Memoria en Español en asociación con JFCS’ Mayores en Casa

Miercoles, 4 de Septiembre; 1:00pm-4:00pm; Gratis; Cita necesaria

Preocupado por la pérdida de memoria o simplemente desea tener una prueba de detección de referencia. Llame hoy para programar una cita gratuita de 45 minutos. La evaluación de la memoria no es diagnóstica, pero es una oportunidad para hablar en privado y de manera confidencial con un evaluador profesional. Limitado a 5 nombramientos.

Ping Pong

Ping Pong

Fridays; 2:00pm-4:00pm; $2/4; Drop-in

An energetic group of players led by Vivian Malcy. Please wear tennis shoes.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi

Intermediate Tai Chi: Mondays, 9:00am-10:00am; $8/10; Drop-in

Beginning Tai Chi: Mondays, 10:00am-11:00am; $8/10; Drop-in

Join David MacLam on a Tai Chi journey. This non-competitive martial art known for its self-defense techniques and health benefits combines gentle physical exercise and stretching with mindfulness.

Cal Fresh Registration

Cal Fresh Registration

1st & 3rd Fri (June 1st & 15th); 10:00am-Noon; No fee

The CalFresh Program provides qualified applicants with an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card. Use the card at participating grocery stores to supplement your food purchases. To register, bring an ID, proof of income and unearned income, bank statements, and proof of residency, etc. A CalFresh specialist will determine your eligibility.

Yoga

Yoga

Fridays 3:00pm-4:00pm; $3/5; Drop-in

Improve balance strength and flexibility with Kelly Lynch, instructor. Please bring your own yoga mat.

 

Nutrition Consultations NEW

Nutrition Consultations NEW

By Appointment Only; Monday-Friday, 9:30am-3:30pm

Schedule a 30 minute session with our in-house Nutritionist, Sophia Osotio. Discuss your nutrition related concerns or questions. Enjoy our new Whistlestop Member perk! Schedule an appointment with Sophia at (415) 456-9062 ext. 115.