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04/03/201805/27/2018 8:00 am8:45 am

2018 Bay Area Senior Games Power Walk Training

Sequoia High School1201 Brewster Ave., Redwood City

Seniors, get ready for the 2018 Bay Area Senior Games Power Walk! Every Tuesday morning, from 8 – 8:45 a.m., train for the walk at the Sequoia High School track.  Join the Sequoia YMCA by working out with local power walking gold medalist Georgi Laberge, and other power walkers. Training is free! Then on May 27 at 1:30 p.m. at the College of San Mateo, participate in the 1500M Power Walking race in the Bay Area Senior Games. For more information and to register, visit www.bayareaseniorgames.org.

04/14/201805/27/2018 All Day

TWELFTH ANNUAL BAY AREA SENIOR GAMES

Bay Area Senior Games2275 East Bayshore Road, Suite 115, Palo Alto

The Bay Area Senior Games, first held in 2006 as test events for the 2009 Summer National Senior Games, are for athletes – men and women, age 50 and older.

“We are delighted to be able to continue the tradition of the Bay Area Senior Games – now in our twelfth year. These men and women are shining examples of the benefits of an active, competitive lifestyle that embraces vitality and exemplifies the slogan of the 2009 Summer National Senior Games, “Long Live the Challenge,” explained Anne Warner Cribbs, 1960 Olympian, President of the Local Organizing Committee for the 2009 National Senior Games and now heading up the 2018 Bay Area Senior Games.

The Games will feature eighteen competitions including: Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Cycling, Golf, Lawn Bowling, Pickleball, Powerwalk, Race Walk, Racquetball, Road Race, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Track & Field, Triathlon, Volleyball and Water Polo.

The competitions of the 2018 Bay Area Senior Games are spread around the Bay Area, with Soccer, Swimming, Basketball, Racquetball, Lawn Bowling and Pickleball in Palo Alto. Track & Field in San Mateo, Table Tennis in Milpitas, Badminton in Fremont, Track and Field, Racewalking, Powerwalking and 5 K Road Race in San Mateo, Archery in San Jose and Water Polo in Moraga.

For information contact: 
CONTACT: Anne Warner Cribbs, 415.264.2067 (cell)
EMAIL: acribbs@basoc.org

The Bay Area Senior Games are conducted under the auspices of the Bay Area Sports Organizing Committee (BASOC) and the California Senior Games Association. The Bay Area Senior Games were held in 2006, 2007 and 2008 as “test events” for the 2009 Summer National Senior Games, that hosted 10,500 athletes and in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 will continue the tradition as a “legacy” event of the 2009 Summer National Senior Games.

On line registration, for the 2018 Bay Area Senior Games is now open for all sports at www.bayareaseniorgames.org. Registration forms are available by calling 650.323.9400 or download at www.bayareaseniorgames.org. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up at www.bayareaseniorgames.org

The California Senior Games Association’s mission is to promote healthy lifestyles for seniors through education, fitness and the spirited competition of sports, while inspiring everyone to embrace health and appreciate and enjoy the value of sports related exercise.

04/21/201806/09/2018 9:00 am12:00 pm

Senior Peer Counseling Spring 2018 Training

Peninsula Family Service24 Second Ave, San Mateo

Make a Positive Difference in the Lives of Others

Senior Peer Counseling, at Peninsula Family Service, matches trained volunteers with an older adult to offer supportive listening!

Senior Peer Counselors are 55+, have an interest in working with older adults, are good listeners, caring and compassionate, are able to volunteer 1 hour a week, and meet with fellow volunteers twice a month.

Program languages include English, Farsi, Hindi, Mandarin & Cantonese, Spanish, and Tagalog.

The training in Spanish it two days per week, from April 21 to June 9, at different times:

  • Every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 p
  • Every Saturday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Volunteer counselors receive FREE special training with the tools to provide confidential support.  After completing training, counselors work one-on-one with participants to help them manage loneliness or social isolation, life changes, health concerns, depressions, and loss of family and friends.

For more information or to register, please call or email Geri Lustenberg at (650) 403-4300, ext. 4389 or glustenberg@peninsulafamilyservice.org

04/25/201805/30/2018 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

Health and Wellness Center749 Brewster Ave., Redwood City

Do you or someone you love have diabetes?  The Diabetes Empowerment Education Program™ (DEEP™) is an evidence-based diabetes education program for people with diabetes or prediabetes.  DEEP encourages lifestyle changes while learning about your diabetes ad the way it affects your quality of life.

Workshop Details

DEEP sessions are interactive and involve demonstrations, role play, games, and other engaging activities for group learning over six 2-hour weekly sessions.  There is no cost to participate.

DEEP Topics

  • Understanding the human body
  • Diabetes risk factors and complications
  • Nutrition education and meal planning
  • Medications and accessing your health team

To register, call:  650-367-5998

 

05/01/2018 All Day

MEALS ON WHEELS - DINE OUT

PLEASE JOIN US

BENEFITING MEALS ON WHEELS

Dine at participating restaurants

Tuesday May 1st

to help end senior hunger

(participating restaurants donate 10% of proceeds)
www.penvol.org/dineout

 

Burlingame
American Bull Bar & Grill

Daly City
Celia’s Mexican Restaurant

Los Altos
Pompeii Ristorante                                                

Menlo Park
Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria, Café Zoe, Carpaccio, Celia’s Mexican Restaurant, El Cerrito Mexican Restaurant, Flea Street Café, Trellis Restaurant          

Palo Alto
Anatolian Kitchen, Celia’s Mexican Restaurant, Sundance the Steakhouse,
Yucca De Lac Restaurant

Portola Valley
Parkside Grille

Redwood City
Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria, Donato’s Enoteca, L V Mar, La Viga, Mistral, Redwood Grill, Sakura Teppanyaki & Sushi (2), Villa Lucia’s, Woodside Deli

San Bruno
Celia’s Mexican Restaurant

San Carlos
CreoLa, Sakura Teppanyaki & Sushi

San Mateo
Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria, Celia’s Mexican Restaurant (2)

Woodside
Alice’s Restaurant, Firehouse Bistro, The Little Store

05/01/201805/31/2018 9:00 am12:30 pm

Senior Peer Counseling Spring 2018 Training

Peninsula Family Service24 Second Ave, San Mateo

Make a Positive Difference in the Lives of Others

Senior Peer Counseling, at Peninsula Family Service, matches trained volunteers with an older adult to offer supportive listening!

Senior Peer Counselors are 55+, have an interest in working with older adults, are good listeners, caring and compassionate, are able to volunteer 1 hour a week, and meet with fellow volunteers twice a month.

Program languages include English, Farsi, Hindi, Mandarin & Cantonese, Spanish, and Tagalog.

Training in English: May 1 to May 31, every Tuesday and Wednesday morning from 9 am to 12:30 pm

Volunteer counselors receive FREE special training with the tools to provide confidential support.  After completing training, counselors work one-on-one with participants to help them manage loneliness or social isolation, life changes, health concerns, depressions, and loss of family and friends.

For more information or to register, please call or email Geri Lustenberg at (650) 403-4300, ext. 4389 or glustenberg@peninsulafamilyservice.org

05/03/2018 10:00 am12:00 pm

Come Meet a 70 Strong Navigator

Little House Activity Center800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park

Free guidance on activities and services for older adults.

Let our 70 Strong Navigator assist you in finding the best resources so you can connect, age well, and stay active.

Free and Low-Cost Activities:

  • Art, meditation, and other classes
  • Softball, tai chi, yoga, and more fitness
  • Social groups
  • Volunteer opportunities

Services:

  • Access to resources
  • Community clinics
  • Food, housing, transportation, and much more

70 Strong services are available at no cost to district residents.

05/07/2018 10:00 am12:00 pm

Come Meet a 70 Strong Navigator

Sequoia YMCA1445 Hudson St, Redwood City

Free guidance on activities and services for older adults.

Let our 70 Strong Navigator assist you in finding the best resources so you can connect, age well, and stay active.

Free and Low-Cost Activities:

  • Art, meditation, and other classes
  • Softball, tai chi, yoga, and more fitness
  • Social groups
  • Volunteer opportunities

Services:

  • Access to resources
  • Community clinics
  • Food, housing, transportation, and much more

70 Strong services are available at no cost to district residents.

05/08/2018 10:00 am12:00 pm

Come Meet a 70 Strong Navigator

Redwood City Public Library1044 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City

Free guidance on activities and services for older adults.

Let our 70 Strong Navigator assist you in finding the best resources so you can connect, age well, and stay active.

Free and Low-Cost Activities:

  • Art, meditation, and other classes
  • Softball, tai chi, yoga, and more fitness
  • Social groups
  • Volunteer opportunities

Services:

  • Access to resources
  • Community clinics
  • Food, housing, transportation, and much more

70 Strong services are available at no cost to district residents.

05/10/2018 8:00 am4:15 pm

20th Annual Updates on Dementia Conference: Translating Research into Practice

South San Francisco Conference Center255 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco

Tailored to professionals, nationally- renowned researchers and clinicians present the latest research in the biological, social, psychological, and cultural aspects of aging and dementia with particular emphasis on practical applications.

Includes 7 CEUs for PSY, RN, LVN, LMFT, LCSW, RCFE and NHA license types.

Conference planned in partnership with Peninsula Family Service, the Alzheimer’s Association, Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Family Caregiver Alliance, Ombudsmen Services of San Mateo, Inc., VA Palo Alto ‘Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center,’ and the VA Palo Alto ‘Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center.’

View conference details and register at www.updatesondementia.com 

For questions, contact Blanca Vazquez, 408.372.9922 or bvazquez@alz.org

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