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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
04/01/201904/24/2019 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:
April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, & 24

04/24/2019 9:00 am12:30 pm

Age Well - Drive Smart: A Seminar for Older Drivers to Improve Driver Safety

Foster City Recreation Center650 Shell Blvd, Foster City

Unlock your potential and take control of your driving future! Attend the Age Well – Drive Smart seminar for older drivers to improve driving safety, presented by the CA Highway Patrol in conjunction with the San Mateo County Commission on Aging and San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum.

Topic Covered:

  • Myths about older drivers
  • A confidential self evaluation
  • Compensating for age related changes
  • Nutrition and strength
  • “Tune up” your driving skills
  • Safe driving tips
  • Rules of the road
  • Transportation alternatives

Refreshments will be served. **Space is limited to the first 40 registrants.**

To register or for more information:

The Office of Supervisor Warren Slocum

(650) 363-4570 or mdragun@smcgov.org

04/27/201906/08/2019 9:00 am12:00 pm

Senior Peer Counselor Training in Spanish

Peninsula Family Service24 2nd Ave, San Mateo

Just by volunteering one hour a week…you can make a positive difference in the life of an older adult who is depressed, coping with life changes or suffering from the loss of a loved one.

The Senior Peer Counseling Program at Peninsula Family Service is offering FREE training for new volunteers. Our classes will teach you to be an active listener, recognize and respond to grief, depression and anxiety and work with diverse cultures.

Volunteer counselors receive FREE specialized 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, depression, and loss of family and friends.

If you are 55 years or older, and have an interest in helping older adults in your community give Senior Peer Counseling a call at 650-403-4300 Ext. 4322 or 4389. Older adults deserve to live the best life possible.

April 27th – June 8th, every Wednesday from 6-9 PM and Saturday 9 AM-Noon.

05/04/2019 10:00 am12:00 pm

Master Gardeners Class: Critter Control in Your Garden

Veterans Memorial Senior Center1455 Madison Ave., Redwood City

If four-legged critters are destroying your garden and gobbling up the fruits of your labor, then this is the class from you.  You will learn many useful non-poisonous abatement techniques to protect your garden from voles, moles, gophers, squirrels, and deer.  Topics will include trapping, creating barriers, and deterrents.

In this overview class you will learn:

  • How to identify which pest is damaging your garden
  • Trapping techniques for gophers, moles, and voles
  • About barrier methods to keep critters out of your space
  • Which plants are the most gopher- and deer-resistant

Presenter MG Janice Moody: Janice at one time maintained six acres in Pescadero, primarily by herself, which included gopher and deer abatement.  With the help of about a dozen Cinch traps, she boasts the trapping of over 400 gophers in a three-month period!  She loves to share her tricks of the trade with her fellow gardeners who might view this as a daunting task.

Register here.

05/16/2019 9:00 am12:30 pm

Age Well - Drive Smart: Seminar for older drivers to improve driving safety

Pacifica Senior Center540 Crespi Dr, Pacifica

Unlock your potential and take control of your driving future! Attend the Age Well – Drive Smart seminar for older drivers to improve driving safety, presented by the CA Highway Patrol in conjunction with the San Mateo County Commission on Aging and San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum.

Topic Covered:

  • Myths about older drivers
  • A confidential self evaluation
  • Compensating for age related changes
  • Nutrition and strength
  • “Tune up” your driving skills
  • Safe driving tips
  • Rules of the road
  • Transportation alternatives

Refreshments will be served. **Space is limited to the first 40 registrants.**

To register or for more information:

The Office of Supervisor Warren Slocum

(650) 363-4570 or mdragun@smcgov.org

06/21/2019 6:00 pm9:00 pm

Community Pasta & Bingo Night

San Carlos Adult Community Center601 Chestnut Street, San Carlos

Come one, come all and enjoy an evening of food, fun and friendship. A delicious family style pasta dinner will be served, followed by a fun night of bingo. A variety of games will be played and additional bingo cards are available for purchase.

$25/person (includes family style dinner and 3 bingo cards)

To register, call 650-802-4382 or stop by the San Carlos Adult Community Center.

06/26/2019 9:30 am11:30 am

Emergency Preparedness Day

Menlo Park Senior Center110 Terminal Ave, Menlo Park

 

Join us for Emergency Preparedness Day, hosted by Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities.

More details coming soon!

Contact:

CIDEmergencyPrep@gmail.com

650-645-1780 Ext. 117

07/27/2019 6:00 pm9:00 pm

Hawaiian Luau Dinner Dance

San Carlos Adult Community Center601 Chestnut Street, San Carlos

Wear your Hawaiian shirts and hula skirts, we’ll provide the leis. It’s going to get Waikiki, in so many ways. We’re having a Luau! The coladas are frozen and the theme is set…we’re having a Luau you’ll never forget. Please dress up Hawaiian as you’ve done in the past…for a night that will be a tropical blast!

$25/person

To register, call 650-802-4382 or come by the Community Center.

09/05/2019 9:30 am1:00 pm

Age Well - Drive Smart: Seminar for older drivers to improve driving safety

Twin Pines Senior Center20 Twin Pines Ln, Belmont

Unlock your potential and take control of your driving future! Attend the Age Well – Drive Smart seminar for older drivers to improve driving safety, presented by the CA Highway Patrol in conjunction with the San Mateo County Commission on Aging and San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum.

Topic Covered:

  • Myths about older drivers
  • A confidential self evaluation
  • Compensating for age related changes
  • Nutrition and strength
  • “Tune up” your driving skills
  • Safe driving tips
  • Rules of the road
  • Transportation alternatives

Refreshments will be served. **Space is limited to the first 40 registrants.**

To register or for more information:

The Office of Supervisor Warren Slocum

(650) 363-4570 or mdragun@smcgov.org

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