The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore January Virtual Programs

Posted on December 17, 2021

Lets kick-off the new year with nine unique, interactive and entertaining virtual programs in January offered through The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS). Plan to invite your friends, family and neighbors to participate while continuing to socialize safely at home.

Nurse’s Roundtable: Post-Holiday Blues

Wednesday, January 5 from 10:30am to 11:30am

The joyful holiday celebrations, and accompanying stress, may be over, but they are often replaced with feelings of lethargy and sadness brought on by fleeting daylight, frigid temperatures and a desire to hibernate under the covers. Join Nurse Educator Lori Pasahow for a discussion on combating post-holiday blues and how to safely and comfortably come down from the high of the holiday season. RSVP by January 3.

The Positivity Project

Thursday, January 6 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Join JFS Wellness Coordinator Mary Jean Arreola and Village Community Specialist Tina Serota to discover ways to boost your wellness – mind, body and soul. Topics include self-care, mindfulness, gratitude, meditation, resiliency and more. RSVP by January 3.

The Village Movie Society

Tuesday, January 11 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Join Theater teacher and coach Louise Marshall Hacker and Tina Serota for a discussion about the movie, Going in Style. This film is about three lifelong senior friends desperate to pay the bills and come through for family. To solve their problems, they embark on a daring bid to rob the bank that absconded with their money. The film is available on Netflix. RSVP by January 7.

Care Patrol: Navigating Senior Living Options

Wednesday, January 12 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Whether it’s aging at home or moving to independent or assisted living, how do you decide what’s best for you or your loved one? Join Jodi Lewis Smith, Certified Senior Advisor and Owner of Care Patrol of South Jersey & the Jersey Shore, as she explains senior living options including terminology, costs, insurance coverage, Veteran’s assistance and more. An interactive Q&A discussion will follow the presentation. RSVP by January 6.

Memoir Workshop

Friday, January 14 from 10:30am to 12pm

Experience the thrill of capturing your life’s adventures, history and ancestry at a Memoir Workshop led by award-winning author and Drexel University Professor of Creative Writing and Publishing, Harriet Levin Millan. You need a laptop or pen/paper for the workshop. RSVP by January 10.

Comfort Cuisine: Healthy & Delicious

Tuesday, January 18 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Join Bernadette Getzler, healthy eating and gardening guru, as she takes us on a food journey using farm fresh ingredients. Learn to cook your favorite recipes in new and inventive ways by substituting healthier options. Eat comfort foods in a whole new way! RSVP by January 14.


Wednesday, January 19 from 1pm to 2pm

Join friends and neighbors for an afternoon of BINGO games and prizes with Louise Marshall Hacker. BINGO cards will be delivered to those who register in advance. This event is free for Holocaust Survivors and Village Members. For non-members, the cost is $5 payable prior to January 13 to Tina Serota.

Coffee Klatch

Thursday, January 20 from 10:30am to 11:30am

Your world in 60 minutes. Insightful, animated and fast-paced conversation with friends spanning “both sides of the aisle and the middle.” Share your thoughts on politics, technology, world events, the arts and more. This program is moderated by Tina Serota. RSVP by January 17.

Trivia Game Day

Thursday, January 27 from 4pm to 5pm

With questions covering an array of topics including science, geography, history, music, theater, movies and more, you can test your knowledge with this fun program. This event is free for Holocaust Survivors and Village Members. For non-members, the cost is $5 payable prior to January 17 to Tina Serota.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are free for community members to participate. You must RSVP to participate in any program by contacting Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or A Zoom link or call-in number for each program will be e-mailed or provided to you.

The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore is a membership program for adults over the age of 50. The program provides Intergenerational Events, Transportation, Grocery Shopping and Delivery, Kosher Meals on Wheels and more. For information or to join The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, contact Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or or visit