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Mather’s Telephone Topics

MATHER TELEPHONE TOPICS- With Telephone Topics, you simply call a toll-free number to listen to a wide range of interesting discussions and programs. Dial into Wellness programs Participate in live, guided chair yoga or meditation sessions to stretch your body or mind.
Education programs: Learn about history, healthy habits, architecture, and more—it’s easy to learn something new!
Discussion topics: Share a piece of your mind when you join a lively discussion on sports, movies, and other topics.
Music reviews: Listen and learn about opera, early rock ’n’ roll, and other musical genres that get your toes tapping.
Live performances: Enjoy a live vocal performance or master storytelling session in the comfort of your own chair—with no cover charge!

Call (888) 600.2560 to get started—it’s FREE!

There is a program on March 23 on Meditation, which can be very helpful during a crisis

 

More Meditation and Exercise:

20 Min Exercise for Seniors, Elderly, & Older People - Seated Chair Exercise

https://youtu.be/8CE4ijWlQ18

More free exercise videos can be found at: https://hasfit.com

 

Apps for Meditation:

There are many wonderful Apps to download to your smartphone or tablets:

Headspace

Calm

Aura

Stop, Breathe, Think

Insight Timer

www.puregym.com/blog/top-free-mindfulness-apps/

 

1500 Free Online Courses:

http://www.openculture.com/freeonlinecourses?fbclid=IwAR1UzT9rNbcK_pz-5ObOcQMZ2a389fklDQrxmHv-7XElezdvTPm9v-Kagcs

 

 

Night at the Met: Each night for the next few weeks the Met will be streaming a different opera on their website. It'll be on their homepage, but the link below has their schedule 

https://www.metopera.org/about/press-releases/met-to-launch-nightly-me

 

World Renowned Tours: Google Arts and Culture compiles over 500 virtual tours of museums around the world and National Landmarks. 

https://artsandculture.google.com/

 

Cincinnati Zoo is Bringing the Zoo to You! Join them for a Home Safari Facebook Live each week-day at 3pm EDT where they will highlight one of their amazing animals and include live streaming footage. **Click not now when asked to log-in if you don’t have an account 

https://www.facebook.com/events/cincinnati-zoo-botanical-garden/home-safari-facebook- lives/2915534028492292/

 

San Diego Zoo and Lamb Cam at Mt Vernon:Take a gander at what's going on in the San Diego Zoo or the Lamb Cam at Mt. Vernon.

 

Playbill: 15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home: https://www.playbill.com/article/15-broadway-plays-and-musicals-you-can-watch-on-stage-from-home

 

Foreign Policy Association (FPA): A digital edition of the Great Decisions television series available as well as, FPA documentaries. 

https://www.fpa.org/

 

Several famous museums are offering virtual tours to keep you entertained:

British Museum, London

Guggenheim Museum, New York

National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Musée d’Orsay, Paris

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

Pergamon Museum, Berlin

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Uffizi Gallery, Florence

MASP, São Paulo

National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City

The Lourve, Paris

 

Smithsonian Open Accesswhere you can download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images—right now, without asking. With new platforms and tools, you have easier access to nearly 3 million 2D and 3D digital items from our collections—with many more to come. This includes images and data from across the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo.