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06/14/201806/21/2018 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Take Charge Workshops

Coastside Adult Day Health Center Coastside Senior Housing Adult Community Center925 Main St., Half Moon Bay

Taking charge of your future care can bring peace of mind—to you and your loved ones. Bring a friend or family member to this workshop on advance care planning.

Free but please reserve your space so we have adequate handouts.

Register at 650-726-5067 x 2510 or siracusa.cadhc@gmail.com

Please plan to attend both sections, June 14 and June 21.

06/20/2018 9:30 am11:30 am

Come Meet a 70 Strong Navigator

Twin Pines Senior & Community Center20 Twin Pines Lane, Belmont

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.

06/20/2018 5:30 pm7:00 pm

Planning for the Future: A Forum for LGBTQ+ 50+

San Mateo County Pride Center1021 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo

Join us for a public discussion about issues facing LGBTQ+ older adults centered around financial protection, estate planning, and scam prevention.

Panelists include:

  • Joshua Grossman, Senior Advocates Program, Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
  • Angela Powell, LMFT, StarVista
  • Maeve Elise Brown, Executive Director, Housing and Economic Rights Advocates (HERA)

Peninsula Family Service, the San Mateo County Pride Center, and the County of San Mateo Aging & Adult Service EDAPT team are all partnering to provide this engaging evening, free of charge, to the public.

Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to sanmateopride.org or by calling (650) 591-0133.

06/21/2018 10:30 am12:00 pm

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

Redwood City Public Library1044 Middlefield Rd., Redwood City

The workshop addresses the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn what is involved in getting a diagnosis, risks associated with Alzheimer’s, and the benefits of early detection.

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.  Co-sponsored by 70 Strong.

Located in the Downtown Library Community Room.

For information call Rosalind Kutler, Adult Services and Programming,

650-780-7058

 

06/23/2018 8:00 am1:00 pm

Menlo Park Community Emergency Drill

Camp Fremont ParkSanta Cruz Ave & University Dr., Menlo Park

Enhance your disaster response skills in a live simulation of a large-scale emergency situation, thanks to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, plus meet other residents via 70 Strong!

The drill begins at the 8:00 am check-in and concludes at 1:00 pm.

Participants will assemble and be briefed about the scope of the major disaster, organized to respond and carry out numerous emergency missions including disaster assessment, communications, reconnaissance, triage, medical transport and treatment, light search and rescue, traffic and crowd control, and a number of unexpected, challenging emergency scenarios.  No prior training required.

For more info or to participate as a member of the 70 Strong June 23rd team, email laurie@contentmarketingplace.com or call 650.485.1280.

06/26/2018 2:00 pm4:00 pm

LGBT Film Viewing: Laerte-Se

San Mateo County Health System225 37th Ave, Room 100, San Mateo

The first Brazilian documentary on Netflix gives us an insight into the life and career of Laerte, one of the most promising cartoonists in Brazil.

Sponsored by:

06/26/2018 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Understanding Parkinson's Psychosis

Atria at Foster Square707 Thayer Lane, Foster City

Answers     *       Support      *      Action

Join us as neurologist Dr. Salima Brillman leads a discussion on Parkinson’s psychosis – a non-motor symptom of Parkinson’s disease that can cause hallucinations and delusions.  Learn more about this common symptom, its causes and treatments.  Your experiences, thoughts, and questions are welcomed.

Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP at 650-532-2460

06/28/201810/25/2018 All Day

Senior Safari Walkabout 2018

Happy Hollow Park & Zoo1300 Senter Road, San Jose

Visitors age 50 and up are invited to take over San Jose’s iconic Happy Hollow Park & Zoo!

  Happy Hollow is not just a place for kids! Join our early morning Senior Safari Walkabout. Get some exercise while enjoying the beautiful sights and sounds of Happy Hollow Park & Zoo.

  • Free admission, free parking
  • Early entry to the park
  • Animal meet-and-greets
  • A 10,000-step challenge
  • Fun activities and giveaways
  • Healthy breakfasts available for purchase

Arrive before 10 a.m. and stay as long as you like after doors open to the public!

Thursdays:  June 28 | July 26 | Aug. 23 | Sept. 27 | Oct. 25

For more information, call 1-408-794-6400 or visit www.hhpz.org.

06/28/2018 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.

06/28/2018 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Movies@Mission Hospice: Being Mortal

Mission Hospice & Home Care1670 S Amphlett Blvd., San Mateo

We all die – so why don’t we die well? This PBS documentary follows surgeon Atul Gawande, MD (author of the bestseller by the same name) as he explores the relationships of physicians to their dying patients. A panel discussion will follow.

Part of our FREE series of films about how we live and die – with popcorn and discussion. Reserve a seat online or by calling 650.532.2396.

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