Senior Center Events | January 18 through February 1, 2019

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:

Friday, January 18, 1:00 pm, Friday Cinema featuring “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” a 1975 film, Drama/Comedy-drama, lasting 2 hours and 14 minutes. All seniors are welcome.

Monday, January 21, CLOSED – Observing Martin Luther King Day.

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Tuesday, January 22, 10:30am, The Gut-Brain Connection – What is the Gut-Brain Connection? What is the Microbine? How important is my intestinal health to my overall health? Does intestinal health really affect my brain? How can I improve mental clarity? Presented by Dr. Christine Smith.

Wednesday, January 23, 9:30am, Crochet & Knitting – Class will continue this year. Learn to create fun gifts or bring your own projects. Instructor: Jean Shono, $5 per class.

Wednesday, January 23, 1:00pm, Elder Wisdom – Is a facilitated, ongoing open discussion group. 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 every day. Group facilitator: Oliver Beaudette, Certified Safe-Ing Leader. Meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.

Thursday, January 24, 1:00pm, All Things Apple – Have an “Apple” device and are not quite sure how to use it efficiently? This course is designed for the person who has some experience and/or knowledge of devices. In this class, you will learn all things pertaining to Apple mobile products – iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. Special emphasis on Ios12 and all its new features! Class is offered for 5 weeks and cost $50 per person. Advanced sign up required.

Friday, January 25, 10:30am, Wizard of Oz Impressionist – Step back to a time of wonderment with beautiful OZ stand-up characters as backdrops; watch Elaine Horn perform exact scenes and lines from the classic 1939 movie, while going through the Wizard of Oz film.

Friday, January 25, 10am-11:30am, Coffee and Treats – Will be available once per month, and is sponsored by agencies that provide services that assist with aging in place and maintaining independence. Come join us for some free coffee and treats as you enjoy the Wizard of Oz impressionist.

Friday, January 25, 1:00 pm, Friday Cinema featuring “What They Had” a 2018 film, Drama, lasting 1 hours and 41 minutes. All seniors are welcome.

Friday, January 25, 11:45am, Birthday Celebration – The Center will celebrate January birthdays on this date. Honorees receive free lunch and birthday card. Cake is provided for all attending the luncheon. Advance sign up required.

Monday, January 28, 10:30am, Depression & Anxiety – Learn to recognize the symptoms of depression and anxiety. Find out what contributes to these problems and what needs to be done when you or someone you love suffers. Presented by Los Angeles County-Department of Mental Health. Sign up encourage, walk-ins welcome.

Monday, January 28, 10am-11:30am, Coffee and Treats – Will be available once per month, and is sponsored by agencies that provide services that assist with aging in place and maintaining independence. Come join us for some coffee and treats as you enjoy the company of others.

Monday, January 28, 1:15pm, Foreign Film day featuring “The Sun behind the Moon” a 2001 film, language Farsi, Drama/War, lasting 85 minutes. All seniors are welcome.

Wednesday, January 30, 10:30am, Natural Solutions to Breathing Problems – In this lecture, attendees will learn about most common diseases that relate to the respiratory system. Speaker will cover; symptoms to look for and natural remedies that are available for treatment without drugs and surgery. Presented by United Integrated Healthcare Center. Sign-ups encourage, walk-ins welcome.

Thursday, January 31, 1:00pm, Crafts: Valentine’s Day Card making – We will supply paper, scissors. Bring glitter, ribbon or other accessories you would like to use. Offered to members only, sign up is required.

Friday, February 1, 10:00am, Blood Pressure Screening – Transitions Hospice is the Host, walk-ins welcome.

Friday, February 1, 10:30am, Understanding Vision Loss and the Emotional Impact – Thanks to the Braille Institute representative will be available on tow dates to cover topics that are vital for those dealing with vision loss. Signs and symptoms of low vision, are you at risk? What are the possible treatments? What are the most common eye diseases that lead to vision loss? What is our Low Vision Wellness Program? Get more information on Braille Institute’s Services. Sign-ups are encourage, walk-ins welcome.

Friday, February 1, 1:00pm, Computer Basics – Understand the basics; setting up email, internet browsing, applications etc. Class size limit to 7 students. Cost per person $25, instructed BY George Holmes.

Friday, February 1, 1:00 pm, Friday Cinema featuring “The Old Man & the Gun” a 2018 film, Drama/Crime, lasting 1 hours and 34 minutes. All seniors are welcome.

Lunch is serve Monday through Friday by reservation. Menu for the week is as follows: Friday 18 – Baked Herb Chicken, Monday 21 – CLOSED, Tuesday 22 – Cuban Shredded Pork, Wednesday 23 – Meatloaf w/ spinach, Thursday 24 – Chicken Alfredo w/ pasta & peas, and Friday 25 –Pot Roast. Cost per person $2.25 for onsite and reservations are necessary. Home delivered meals are offered to those that are frail or recovering from illness, cost per meal $2.50, 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.