Social Seniors


Gather with good friends for great fun! Designed to keep you healthy and connected, our Social Seniors events help support the well-being of active older adults. We invite you to join us each month for coffee, games, or social time. Guest speakers will also be scheduled throughout the year.

Free to all Y members. Please stop by the front desk to reserve your spot prior to the event or register online by following the links below.

WHAT: Social Seniors!

WHEN: 2nd Wednesday of the Month at 10AM

WHERE: Birthday Party Room / Janesville YMCA


Upcoming Events:

December 13th: That’s a Wrap!
At 10AM Rene will lead a short walk around the Main Gym walking track. Join us for a warm-up or cool-down to your existing workout and enjoy some socializing along the way! Afterwards, join us as we wrap gifts for our annual Holiday Giving program. Coffee provided. 

January 10th: My Chart Training

Come learn all the features of My Chart with Wendy Bianchetti from SSM Health.

Topics covered will include:

  • Setting up and accessing your account.
  • Accessing and paying your billing statements.
  • How to view your medical records
  • Messaging your health care providers through the app.

Hands on help will be offered so bring your devices!

February 14th: Technology Workshop

Join us as Intergenerational Technology Services from UW-Whitewater walks us through 1 on 1 use of everyday technology including phones, iPad and laptop computers. This workshop will help enhance day to day activities!

The sky is the limit at this workshop. Everything you’ve ever wanted to know how to do with your electronic devices will be covered. From sending pictures, to downloading apps, making video calls, saving or adding contacts, checking emails or sending texts and more!  What is Bluetooth and how do I get it connected? We’ll help you with that.

Bring any device you want assistance with!

You can learn more, here –

March 13th: Let’s EAT

Join Y Nutrition Coach Johnetta Marton as we talk about overcoming barriers to healthy eating as we age!

Come sample some of Rene and Johnetta’s healthy recipes and talk nutrition health, topics will include:

  • Tips for choosing healthier foods as we age
  • Healthy meal planning tips for older adults
  • Discuss common barriers to healthy eating
  • Tips and solutions to overcome barriers to healthy eating
  • Let’s talk about how to remix your favorite recipes
  • Let’s eat!  Taste testing healthy recipes

All participants will receive a free salad shaker!