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01/07/201902/04/2019 10:00 am12:00 pm

A Matter of Balance

Sequoia Hospital – Health & Wellness Center749 Brewster Ave., Redwood City

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE (MOB) is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Anyone concerned about falls
  • Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
  • Anyone who has fallen in the past
  • Anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns

The classes are held twice a week, Mondays and Wednesdays, for 4 weeks for 2 hours each.
This class is FREE.  To register call:  650-367-5998

Schedule:
January 7, 9, 14, 16, 23, 28, 30 and February 4.  NO CLASS ON JANUARY 21.

 

01/17/201906/20/2019 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Clutterer's Anonymous Meeting at the Redwood Shores Library

Redwood Shores Branch Library399 Marine Pkwy., Redwood City

Do you have more possessions than you can comfortably handle?  Is clutter causing problems at home, at work, or in your relationships?  Do you hesitate to share this problem because you feel embarrassment, guilt, or shame about it?  Do cleaning, organizing, follow through, upkeep, and maintenance all become daunting tasks, making the simplest of chores insurmountable?

You are welcome to attend the Better Together Clutterers Anonymous Meeting at the Redwood Shores Library.  Continuing on Thursday, December 20, 2018, the meetings repeat every month on the 3rd Thursday until Thursday, June 20, 2019.  We meet from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  See our schedule below.

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Thu, Jun 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Contact:

Debby L., 650-348-2856
01/22/201901/29/2019 1:00 pm3:00 pm

Take Charge - Advance Care Planning

Little House Activity Center800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park

If you were facing serious illness, what kind of care would you want? If you couldn’t speak for yourself, who would? Planning for your future care can bring peace of mind to you and your loved ones. In this free advanced care planning workshop, you will learn the importance of planning ahead, how to complete your advance care planning directive and have the difficult conversation with your loved ones.

Bring a friend or family member to this two-part workshop on advance care planning.

Please RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/MissionHospiceSeptember  so we have the right amount of snacks! 

Free in Partnership with Mission Hospice

 

 

01/23/2019 10:00 am12:00 pm

Come Meet a 70 Strong Navigator

Veterans Memorial Senior Center1455 Madison Ave., 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 the district residents.

01/23/2019 10:00 am11:30 am

Hot Chocolate Social

Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

Are You New at Fair Oaks?

Come! Get to know us over a cup of hot chocolate and homemade banana bread.

Register at the Front Desk of the Adult Activity Center.

01/24/2019 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Climate Action Plan Update Workshop

Public Works Services1400 Broadway, Redwood City

The City Council adopted the current Climate Action Plan on Earth Day, April 22, 2013. The Plan is a roadmap to achieving the City’s General Plan target of a 15% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions below 2005 levels by 2020. The City is now undertaking an update of the plan in order to carry us through our approaching horizon year of 2020 and to align with State GHG emissions goals for 2030 – a 40% reduction in emissions from 2005 levels.

We are hosting a public workshop to gather community input on the 2030 Climate Action Plan update and collecting ideas from community members until March 31, 2019.

01/24/2019 6:30 pm8:00 pm

The Five Invitations

Mission Hospice Office1670 S Amphlett Blvd #300, San Mateo

Come hear Frank Ostaseski, Founder of the Zen Hospice Project & the Metta Institute

Frank Ostaseski has sat on the precipice of death with more than a thousand people. In The Five Invitations, he distills the lessons gleaned over the course of his career, offering an evocative and stirring guide that points to a radical path to transformation. THIS WILL SELL OUT!

Register at https://tinyurl.com/MissionHospiceSeptember

We want to have the right amount of popcorn, cheese, and wine!

01/28/2019 10:00 am12:00 pm

Come Meet a 70 Strong Navigator

San Carlos Adult Community Center601 Chestnut Street, San Carlos

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 the district residents.

01/30/2019 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.

01/31/2019 5:00 am10:00 am

2019 One Day Homeless Count - Volunteers Needed!

Sign up today! Volunteers play a critical role tallying and administering surveys for the San Mateo County One Day Homeless Count.

To sign up, visit:   surveymonkey.com/r/OneDayCount2019

Questions?  Email:   HSA_OneDayCount@smcgov.org

Collecting strong data on the number, characteristics, and service needs of those experiencing homelessness in our community is a critical component for local planning and program development.

For more information on the One Day Homeless Count please visit:
https://hsa.smcgov.org/2019-one-day-homeless-count

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