Senior Center Events November 30 through December 7, 2018

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, November 30, 10:30 a.m. – Sing Along Stories: Barbershop & Beautyshop favorites with Saul Jacobs and Bob Lipson. Sign up preferred, join in the singing with song sheets provided. Sponsored by Senior Citizens Foundation. Coffee and sweet treats provided by Home Instead Senior Care.

Friday, November 30, Birthday Celebration – The Center will celebrate birthdays for the month of November. Honorees receive free lunch and birthday card. Cake is provided for all attending the luncheon. Advanced sign up required. Special thanks to our sponsored: Anthem Blue Cross.

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Friday, November 30, 1 p.m., Cinema – The Young Lions (1958), Film adaptation/drama, 2 hour 47 minutes. All Senior citizens welcome.

Friday, November 30, 1:30 p.m., Good Grief: Surviving Loss – Grief is not limited to feelings of sadness. It can also involve guilt, yearning, anger and regret. Join an ongoing support group that will cover the five stages of grief and assist with tools to deal with grief. You do not have to endure grief alone. Paris Silva, PsyD, and LCSW will lead group. Sign-ups are encouraged, but walk-ins welcome.

Monday, December 3, 10 a.m., Superfoods – Eating clean or healthy is popular these days, but in reality, it is getting back to basics. Learn the importance of incorporating eggs, apples, bananas and nuts into your nutritional routine and understand the benefits to overall body function. Presented by William Shuttic, Natural Health Practitioner & Nutritionist.

Monday, December 3, 3:30pm-5 p.m., Tech Day – Volunteers from the South Pasadena Youth Commission will be available to assist with troubleshooting of cell phone, IPad, tablet, or assist with setting up social media. Registration needed. Service available to members only.

Wednesday, December 5, 9:30 a.m., Crochet & knitting – Class has resume, come join us. Learn to create fun gifts or bring your own projects. Instructor: Jean Shono, $5 per class.

Wednesday, December 5, 10:30 a.m. “Men in Retirement”. Have you recently joined the permanent vacation force? Don’t really know what to do now? Feeling a little lost? Too much time on your hands? Join weekly discussion group and learn how to the fill the empty hours and discover ways to thrive in your third act! Group lead by certified trainer Oliver Beaudette.

Wednesday, December 5, 10:30 a.m. – Medical Marijuana is Coming Out of the Closet – Seniors are the fastest growing segment of the population to start using medical cannabis, so it is time to learn the facts. Sue Feldmeth, an RN for 27 years and certified by the American Cannabis Nurses Association, shares her knowledge of medical cannabis. You will learn about its medicinal cannabis. You will learn about its medicinal properties, how it works within your body as well as safety and legal concerns. Sue has firsthand experience in helping her elderly mother manage her arthritis pain and greatly reduce her use of opioids with medical cannabis. After this talk, you will likely know more than your doctor on this topic and will have the knowledge to make informed decisions regarding your health and treatment. Presented by Care Optima. Advanced sign up required.

Wednesday, December 5, 1 p.m., Diabetes Education & workshop – Will hold its third class, we have four spaces available in case you missed the class. Learn to take charge and control your diabetes, understand and deal with feelings, manage medications, and make weekly action plans for exercise and healthy eating. This is a great opportunity to help yourself or a loved one. Call the office to be added to the list, there is no charge to participate. The program is provided through a partnership with Partners in Care Foundation.

Friday, December 7, 10am-11:30 a.m.- Blood Pressure Clinic – Transitions Hospice.

Friday, December 7, 10 a.m.- Holiday Season Kick Off – Apple Cider/Treats with Christmas Caroling provided by Shakespeare Club of Pasadena. Come join us, socialize, enjoy the holiday atmosphere and start the season with friends at the Center.

Friday, December 7, 12 noon, “Travelin” Game Show – The Travelin’ Game Show provides active participation between the audience members and the host. Travelin’ Game Show has adapted familiar games from TV to bring nostalgia and history into activities. Winners are recognized with prizes but that is a small part of the program; more importantly, the game show provides exercise for the mind and spirit. The result is making the audience feel brighter. Join us as we begin celebrating this festive time of the year.

Friday, December 7, 1:45 p.m., Cinema – Crazy Rich Asians (2018), drama/comedy-drama, lasting 2 hours and 1 minute. All seniors are Welcome.

Hot lunches are provided Monday through Friday with lunch served at 11:45 am by reservation. Meals are also available by delivery for those that re frail or recovering from illness. Contact the center to obtain an 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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A variety of programs and activities are scheduled at the South Pasadena Senior Center in the coming days.