Continuing Learning & Recreation

Expressive Therapy: Art therapy and yoga practice

Art Therapy offers a safe space to harness your creative awareness, promote self-growth and work through the obstacles in your life. An art therapist will assist you with developing a session unique to your needs, hopes and preferences.

Health Power Initiative

The HPI program was created to address health and wellness challenges for low-income populations at risk for chronic disease, food insecurity and nutrition related- illness.

Jewish Learning

The MJCCA’s Lisa F. Brill Institute for Jewish Learning is Atlanta’s largest adult Jewish education program. It features a broad range of diverse learning opportunities, including the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning curriculum. The JCC also offers a free Lunch ‘n Learn series, which presents local rabbis providing their unique perspectives on a range of topics.

One Good Deed (Friendly Visitor Program)

One Good Deed is a is a friendly visitor program that matches volunteers with older adults so they can live independently in their own homes and supports both the client and his or her family caregivers. Services include assistance with cooking meals with the recipient, shopping for groceries, paying bills, and running errands.

Social and Recreational Programs

Active seniors are invited to stimulate their imaginations with a wide range of unique culinary and arts classes offered at the MJCCA. For the literary audience, the MJCCA Literary Book Club meets monthly to analyze and review recent critically-acclaimed pieces of literature. Trips are also offered throughout the year. The hottest sport for active seniors at the MJCCA is Pickleball. This low-impact game combines elements of tennis, table tennis, and badminton, in teams of two or four. Open play is offered throughout the week and tournaments take place bi-annually.

Speaker Series and Discussion Groups

The MJCCA offers the Edgewise Speaker Series, a weekly informative talk from Atlanta business leaders and experts on various interesting topics. The Talking Heads Co-ed Discussion Group invites active seniors to share opinions and engage in lively discourse on a variety of subjects.


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