Around the Table with Elders

50+ and Better Together Senior Services at The Center invites you to join us at Around the Table with Elders, a 6-week group nutrition workshop curriculum for older adults that upholds principles of trauma-informed
engagement and nourishment.


  • When: June 6, 13, 20, 27 – July 11, 18
  • Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am
  • Where: The Center Library, 3909 Centre St. San Diego, CA 92103
  • Contact: (619) 692-2077 Ext. #147 or 

Elders Around the Table prioritizes:
➔ Joyful experiences with food
➔ Conversation and connection
➔ Relationship between stress and nutrition
➔ Mindful movement and self-care

◆ Incorporate nutritious, simple, and culturally relevant foods that are suitable for age-related lifestyle and health needs.
◆ Apply personally relevant strategies that enhance their health and well-being
◆ Use self-regulation to sustain healthy lifestyle and nutrition habits
◆ Apply strategies to build and maintain community and social connection to support their health.
◆ Learn simple exercises and identify opportunities for movement that can benefit mobility, stability, and reduce discomfort
◆ Explore personal food stories, cultural histories, and wisdom traditions to feel greater meaning, relevance, and ability to apply nutrition concepts.

Week 1: Connecting with Ourselves and Each Other
Week 2: Food, Mood, and Energy
Week 3: Mindful Shopping and Eating
Week 4: Health, Nutrition, and Stress
Week 5: Creating a Nourishing Environment
Week 6: Community Connections

Funded by USDA SNAP, an equal opportunity provider and employer. Visit for healthy tips. This program is coordinated by Aging & Independence Services, a department of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency. For more information on health promotion classes, including CalFresh Healthy Living,


Jul 11 2024


10:00 am - 11:30 am
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