Senior Center Events | February 21-27

The South Pasadena Senior Center, located at 1102 Oxley Street in South Pasadena, invites senior citizens to take advantage of programs and services offered to enhance their quality of life

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The following will be offered from February 21-27 at the South Pasadena Senior Center:

Friday, February 21, 10:30 a.m. – Cognitive Vitality – This workshop will cover the following: What is cognitive aging? The importance of vitality; What can you do to reduce the risk; Lifelong learning; Exercise; Creating a stimulating environment; Reducing stress in your life; The importance of emotional stability and nutrition. The workshop will be presented by Partners In Care Foundation and funded by the Senior Citizens Foundation. Sign up required.

Friday, February 21, 1 p.m. – Friday Cinema featuring “Downtown Abbey” a 2018 film, Drama/Romance film, lasting 2 hours and 2 minutes. All seniors are welcome.

Friday, February 21, 1-3 p.m. – Computer Class – Start the year learning to use a computer. Take advantage of this class that will focus on the basics of setting up email, internet browsing, downloading applications and more. The class is for the new user. Instructor George Holmes. Cost for the session $25. Sign up required.

Friday, February 21, 1 p.m. – Coping Mechanisms – Methods of dealing with stress, anxiety, or with daily challenges that come with aging especially as the holidays are approaching. Representatives from Aurora Las Encinas Hospital will facilitate the group. Sign up necessary.

Monday, February 24, 1:15 p.m. – Foreign Film day featuring “The Farewell” a 2019 film, language Mandarin, Drama/Comedy-drama, lasting 1 hour 40 minutes. All seniors are welcome.

Tuesday, February 25, 10:30 a.m. – The Cancer Prevention Lifestyle – You have probably heard conflicting reports about cancer prevention. Sometimes a specific cancer prevention tip recommended in one study is advised against in another. Often, what is known about cancer prevention is still evolving. However, it is well accepted that your chances of developing cancer are effected by the lifestyle choices you make. To learn more join us as Dr. Christine shares information. Sign up needed.

Tuesday, February 25, 11 a.m. – Stroke Support Group – meets Tuesdays (expect 2nd Tuesday). Meet survivors, share courage, change focus to celebrate progress. Led by volunteer Reams Freedman with the Stroke Association.

Wednesday, February 26, 9:30 a.m. – Crochet & Knitting – Class will continue this year. Learn to create fun gifts or bring your own projects. Instructor: Jean Shono, $5 per class.

Wednesday, February 26, 1:00 p.m. – Elder Wisdom – The group honors and respects one another. They share resources and support each other as they journey through what can be the best part of our lives. Finding meaning and purpose today and everyday. Group facilitator: Oliver Beaudette, Certified Sage-Ing leader.

Friday, February 28, 1 p.m. – Friday Cinema featuring “The Lion King” a 2019 film, Drama film, lasting 1 hours and 58 minutes. All seniors are welcome.

Friday, February 28, 11:45 a.m. – Birthday Celebration – The Center will celebrate all those with February birthdays. The Honorees will receive free lunch and birthday card. Cake is provided for all attending the luncheon. Advanced sign up required.

Lunch is served Monday through Friday by reservation. Cost per person $2.75 for onsite and reservations are necessary. Home delivered meals are offered to those that are frail or recovering from illness, cost per meal $3, contact the office for any application.

To learn more on any of the activities or to make a reservation contact the Senior Center at (626) 403-7360.

 

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