For those isolated at home, anxiety and boredom are frequent companions. Palisades Alliance for Seniors offers the following short list of online resources that others have found enjoyable to explore during this time.
Visit our website for additional information at palisadesalliance.org.
Road Scholars: Free online lectures on travel, nature and history. See available programs at roadscholar.org/virtuallearning.
LA World Affairs Council: Free online webinars on local and international topics, including a non-partisan weekly political discussion led by Professor Dan Schnur of USC and UC Berkeley every Thursday at 11 a.m. Register at LAWAC.org.
Open Culture: Free email message subscription with videos and articles on subjects for varied interests. Subscribe at (easier to find the blue sign-up box on a computer than a mobile phone) openculture.com.
The Broad Museum: Streaming music, poetry and conversation available thebroad.org/broadfromhome.
The Broad Stage at Home: Poetry readings and performances streamed at thebroadstage.org/tbsathome.php.
Los Angeles Public Library: Links to view a wide variety of content, including movies, at LAPL.org
Los Angeles Public Library-Libby System: Mobile app for Android, iOS and Windows devices to borrow and download e-books and audiobooks. Download from your app store or get more info at LAPL.org/libby.
The Moth: A source for listening to stories by interesting people of varying backgrounds at themoth.org.
Frick Museum-Cocktails with a Curator: Weekly YouTube presentations on works of art in the Frick Collection hosted by a curator. Bring your own favorite cocktail to frick.org/interact/miniseries/cocktails_curator.
American Heritage Magazine: A 70-year-old history magazine now published online only. Free subscription at americanheritage.com.
UCLA Mindful Awareness: Free guided mindfulness meditations. View schedule at UCLAHealth.org/marc/mindful-meditations.
Headspace: Guided meditations to deal with anxiety, sleep and mood problems. Free to LA County residents until December at headspace.com/LACounty.
Crossword Puzzle by Redstone Games: Apple mobile app for crossword puzzle fans of all levels of skill, free for the version with ads at the App Store.
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