South Pasadena Senior Center Activities September 7 to the 14, 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.

PHOTO: | The South Pasadena Senior Center will host a variety of activities in the coming days

The following will be offered:

Friday, September 7, 10 a.m. – Smarter Senior Workshop – A panelist of professionals will speak on current scams circulating and in hopes to save you and your friends from becoming victimized. Topics to be covered: Consumer & identity theft; How to protect your property & assets for your survivors; wills, trusts and advanced health care directives; Mail fraud; elder abuse and more. Event is provided by Los Angeles County Consumer Business Affairs and Supervisor Katherine Barger to continually educate the public. Box lunches will be provided for attendees courtesy of The Terraces Park Marino, reservations are necessary.

Monday, September 10, 10 a.m. – Fall Prevention-Ways to fall – Have you asked yourself, what is the correct way to fall? Should you clutch your head? Should you roll with the fall? Is there a correct way to fall? Fitness Trainer & Massage Therapist will provide information. Advanced sign up preferred.
Monday, September 10, 1:15 p.m. – Foreign Film – Featuring “ In the Fade” a 2017, Drama/Crime film.

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Monday, September 10, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00pm, Wild West Bootcamp – This camp will focus on line dance steps to country music and is designed for beginners.. Advanced sign up needed to assure we meet the minimum, $20 for the three week session. Instructor Tony Plassil.

Tuesday, September 11, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30a.m., 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 11, 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., 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.

Wednesday, September 12, 1 p.m. – Elder Wisdom –The group is deeply committed to personal growth, positivity, and the enormous potential of daily choices. The group acknowledges and refines the gift of emotional maturity that is only available to those with many pears of life experience. Group facilitator: Oliver Beaudette, Certified Sage-Ing Leader. Meets second & fourth Wednesdays. Walks-in welcome.

Thursday, September 13 & 14, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. – AARP Smart Driver Course – the two day course is designed to focus on areas where older drivers can benefit from additional training to include: Roundabouts, pavement markings, stop-sign compliance, safety tips and much more. Successful participants are eligible for discount from their auto insurance agency. Cost for the course $15 AARP members and $20 non-members. Sign up required.

Friday, September 14, 10:30 a.m. – 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.

Lunch menu for the week: Monday, Sept. 10 – Herb Baked Chicken, Tuesday Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce & Eggplant, Wednesday, Sept. 12 -Tuna Casserole, Thursday, Sept. 13 – Egg Salad with Almonds, and Friday, Sept. 14 – Onion Soup & Vegetable Lasagna. 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.