Online & Distance: Offerings and Resources

Fitness Classes

Live stream schedule

Click on your desired program to register & get your Zoom link!

Mondays:
9 am - Tai Chi for Arthritis (ZF)
10 am - Strong & Fit with Jackie (ZF)*

Tuesdays:
9 am - Body Conditioning with Jackie (ZF)*

Thursdays:
10 am - Strong & Fit with Jackie (ZF)*
5 pm - Zumba Gold with Debbie (Z)

Fridays:
9 am - Body Conditioning with Jackie (ZF)*

All times are Eastern Time.

* indicates programming that is staff-led
(Z) = Streaming on Zoom-only
(ZF) = Streaming on Zoom and Facebook Live

Before exercising, check out "How to Stay Safe During Exercise & Physical Activity" by the National Institute for Aging.
See bottom of page for Fitness Class Disclaimer.


COA Fitness Class Recordings

New recordings added regularly!

Senior Fitness with Jackie -  "Body Conditioning" Classes

Senior Fitness with Jackie - "Strong and Fit" Classes

Senior Fitness with Jackie - General Fitness Classes

Tai Chi for Arthritis with Judy


Conference Calls & Other Online/Distance Events

Live stream schedule


Click on your desired program to register & get your Zoom link!

COA Live!
Register Here!
Selected Weekdays at 11 am
On Zoom & Facebook Live

  • Thursday, April 9th - Calendar Review
  • Tuesday, April 14th - Spill the Beans*
  • Wednesday, April 15th - Oral Health with UNC Dentistry
  • Thursday, April 16th - COVID-19 Safety with Phyllis Smith, NC Cooperative Extension
  • Monday, April 20th - Bingo*
  • Tuesday, April 21st - 60s & 70s Trivia with UNC Nursing School
  • Wednesday, April 22nd - Diabetic Support with Phyllis Smith
  • Thursday, April 23rd - Falls Prevention with Lindsay Bailey
  • Monday, April 27th - Bingo*
  • Tuesday, April 28th - "Seniors Helping Seniors" Paper Bag Puppets with Rosemary
  • Wednesday, April 29th - Emergency Prep with the Chatham County Sheriff's Department
  • Thursday, April 30th - Science with Alan*

Health & Wellness with Alan*
Friday, April 17th at 2 pm
On Zoom & Facebook Live

Afternoon Tea
​Wednesday, April 29th at 2 pm

* indicates programming that is staff-led

Other COA Recordings

Executive Director Dennis Streets interview with the Chatham News + Record, along with Layton Long from the Chatham County Public Health Department. April 2, 2020. (Transcript)

Audio from April 3, 2020 Congregate Conference Call with Executive Director, Dennis Streets, and special guest Neriah Edwards-Boone.

Audio and text from March 27, 2020 Congregate Conference Call with Executive Director, Dennis Streets

Audio and text from March 20, 2020 Congregate Conference Call with Executive Director, Dennis Streets


How to Use Video Conferencing

Zoom:
Tutorial
Downloads 
If you are using Zoom on your computer,  you will want "Zoom Client for Meetings."
For a smartphone or tablet, you will want "Zoom Mobile Apps"


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State, Local and Federal Tips & Information


Non-COA Online/Virtual/Distance Offerings

The following list of online and virtual activities is provided as a convenience, but is not an endorsement by the Chatham COA of any of the groups or individuals involved in the production or administration of these offerings. These organizations, businesses or individuals are not employees of the council, nor were these offerings created or delivered on behalf of the Council.

We hope you have a positive experience with these options. 

Tips, Information & Other Resources

Live-Streaming Events

Local Online Events

Carolina Tiger Rescue

  • Live stream events added regularly

State, National & International Online Events

24 hour Art Party:

  • Runs from March 28-March 29, but recordings will be available to stream for 2 months for those who missed the live streams. Sign up here.

Royal Opera House (live streams of previous performances):

  • April 10: Così fan tutte, The Royal Opera - 2 pm 
  • April 17: The Metamorphosis, The Royal Ballet - 2 pm
  • **Can be viewed on Facebook and YouTube.**


24/7 Options

Fitness

Before exercising, check out "How to Stay Safe During Exercise & Physical Activity" by the National Institute for Aging.
See bottom of page for Fitness Class Disclaimer.

YMCA Exercise for Active Older Adults

Leslie Sansone "One Mile Happy Walk"

Silver Sneakers 42 Minute Workout

Seven Minute Yoga for Older Adults

Five Minute Balance Improvement

Bodyweight Strength Exercises For Seniors

Home Workout Playlist (includes adapted workouts for those with limited mobility)

Go4Life Exercise Video Playlists

Go4Life Exercise Video Playlist

Go4Life Balance Exercise Playlist

Go4Life Building Strength Playlist

Staying Active During the Coronavirus Pandemic from the American College of Sports Medicine (PDF)

Calming & Meditation

Calm: Soothing Meditations

"Have you caught Coronavirus Panic? Stop your stress and mentally reset!"
(A great listing of online sites and activities to help "Take a deep breath and wash your hands' of all unnecessary stress and anxiety," courtesy of BoysTown.org)


Arts & Culture

Virtual Museum Tours via Google Arts & Culture
(Includes a variety of museums from around the world!)

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma's "Songs of Comfort" Series:

Books & Literature

Games

Arts & Crafts



Fitness Class Disclaimer

The Chatham County Council on Aging strongly recommends that you consult with your physician before beginning any exercise program. You should be in good physical condition and be able to participate in the exercise.

The Chatham County Council on Aging is not a licensed medical care provider and represents that it has no expertise in diagnosing, examining, or treating medical conditions of any kind, or in determining the effect of any specific exercise on a medical condition.

You should understand that when participating in any exercise or exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you engage in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge the Council from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, arising out of your use of the Council's fitness materials and classes.