Senior Center Events September 14 through September 21, 2018

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

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Friday, September 14, 10:30 am nature Knows No Age Limit – The Benefits of Outdoors – Learn twelve science backed reasons to spend more of your time outdoors helping you to improve memory, fight depression and lower blood pressure.  Presented by Maxne Vo with Transitions Hospice.

Monday, September 17, 8:30am-10:30am, Glucose Testing & Blood Pressure – Screening are offered the 3rd Monday for summer months and resume to the second Wednesday day in October. Huntington Hospital nurse Kathy Eastwood is available to provide the services. Fasting 1.5 hours prior is required. Walk-ins welcome.

Monday, September 17, 1:00pm-4:00pm,  Podiatry Clinic – Local podiatrist is available the third Monday of each month(unless a holiday). Medicare assignment is accepted; however, 61 days are needed between visits for Medicate to cover. He does not work with HMO plans but can charge $45 for private pay service. By appointment only.

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Monday, September 17, 1:30pm, The Limits of Growth – Why do oil prices go up and down? What is the future of energy and mineral resources in the world? What is happening with world population? These issues are all linked, and have very important implications for the future of people on this planet. Dept. Geological Sciences, Cal Poly Pomona, and Research Associate in Vertebrate Paleontology, Natural History Museum of L.A. County. Sign up encourage and walk-ins welcome.

Tuesday, September 18, 8:30 am-9:30am, Meditation – Learn to calm the mind and focus on the positivity of the task at hand.  Learn to develop the tool to expand one’s consciousness.  Led by certified instructor Candace Podvoll.  Cost per month $16 or $5 walk in fee.

Tuesday, September 18, 8:30am- 9:30am, Walking Group – Group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30am. Newcomers welcome. Meet at SC and group will introduce you the regulars. Group is friendly and encourages one another. An easy form of exercise and does not required equipment, and allows for socializing at the same time. Lead volunteers are: Marta Pando and Linda Mendoza.

Tuesday, September 18, 11:00 am – 12 noon, Stroke Support Group – Meet survivors, share courage, change focus to celebrate progress.  Group led by trained facilitator Reams Freedman with the Stroke Association.  Walk-ins welcome.

Wednesday, September 19, 10:00 – 11:45am, Book Club – Meets third Wednesday of each month. Contact the front desk for the list of books the group is reading. Led by Giffen-Glad. Registration required.

Wednesday, September 19, 10:30am, Pelvic Health – Having issues with incontinence, pelvic discomfort and other associated issues that are common as one gets older? Join us for this unique lecture and discussion revealing secrets and truths about pelvic health. Presented by April Ramirez PT, MPT, Pelvic Health Specialist. Walk-ins welcome.

Thursday, September 20, 9 am, Line Dance to Oldies – Learn basic steps, dance to oldies and stimulate the brain by remembering step patterns to choreographed dances.  $20 month or $5 walk ins.

Friday, September 21, 1pm, Friday Cinema featuring “15:17 to Paris”, a 2018 film.  Showing is open to all senior citizens.

Lunch menu for the week:  Monday 17 Cream of carrot soup, Tuesday 18 Chicken Enchilada Casserole, Wednesday 19 Chicken Florentine, Thursday 20 Roast Beef Sandwich w/ gravy, and Friday 21 Baked Ziti w/ sausage slices, mozzarella cheese.  Lunches cost $2.25 and required a reservation in advance.

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