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Posted: October 3, 2010 10:10 p.m.
Updated: October 4, 2010 4:55 a.m.

Senior Lunch Menu
Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall. Meals are also available when you call one day ahead at Bouquet Canyon Seniors, Monday through Friday, (661) 513-9479, and available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595.
Monday — Sloppy joes
Tuesday — Chicken fajitas
Wednesday — Pork loin roast
Thursday — Herb baked chicken
Friday — Meatloaf with gravy
Note: Menu is subject to change.

The SCV Senior Center is located at 22900 Market St. in Newhall. For a detailed monthly calendar, call the center at (661) 259-9444. All the following activities will occur at the SCV Senior Center, unless otherwise indicated.

‘Social Security and the Medicare Extra Help Subsidy Program’
With Miguel Palmer, branch manager of the local Social Security Administration office, who will discuss relative to prescription drug care coverage available through Medicare, 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6.

‘Caring for Your Heart’
Speaker and cardiologist Dr. Sam Kojoglanian will speak on the cause and effects of your diet, lifestyle, stressors, aging and how it all affects your heart’s health, free, 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, Pacific Senior Living, 24305 Lyons Ave., Newhall. RSVP requested. Info: (661) 255-3100.

‘The Healthy

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital presents chiropractor Dr. Roger DeSesa of Valencia Health Care, 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 13

Families’ seminar

“Empowering Families: Making Difficult Decisions for Mom and Dad” seminar with Viki Kind, author of “The Caregiver’s Path to Compassionate Decision Making,” addresses end of life matters, alternate senior living options and how to create peace of mind, 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 13, Pacifica Senior Living, 24305 Lyons Ave., Newhall. RSVP requested. Info: (661) 255-3100.

‘Memory Screening Clinic’
With Kathy Tucker, RN, of Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services, lecture in A1 and A2 and private screenings in room A6, 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 20

‘Advance Directives: Making Your Wishes Known’
With Providence Health & Services and Facey Medical Group present health educator Ginger Jacobs, 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Fibromyalgia support group
Support group meeting second Saturday of every month, 10:30 - noon. Info: (661) 270-1961 or

Santa Clarita Swing Jazz Club

Listen and dance along to live swing music from 2-5 p.m., fourth Sunday of every Month. $7-$10. Info: (661) 254-4220 or (661)  298-7865.

Senior Orchestra seeks players
Bring your instrument and join the fun, all instruments and skill levels welcome, 4 p.m, Thursdays, Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments, multipurpose room, 26705 Bouquet Canyon, Saugus. Info: (661) 298-9553 or (661) 296-4977.

Health lectures and clinics

Free blood pressure screening takes place in activity Room 3 each Wednesday from noon-1 p.m.

Educational and technical training
Archaeology and Anthropology: Wednesday, 9:30-11:10 a.m. with Fred Rice of USC and Cal State Northridge.
Computer Training (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced in Windows and Mac): Call the Center for information.
Computer Training for the Visually Impaired: Monday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, 12-2 p.m.
Ham Radio: Tuesday, 1-2 p.m.
Functional Fitness
At 8:30 a.m. M-W-F, we’re movin’ and groovin’, steppin’ and sweatin’ to the beat with ACE Certified Exercise Specialist Linda Bennett. We’re the new and improved “middle age” 50-plus active adults. The program encompasses functional fitness – moves are designed to simulate ADLs (activities of daily living), and sports moves like golf, tennis, and skiing. We do cardiovascular training, muscle and bone building, core stabilization, and spatial awareness for balance – all within one hour. If you’re not quite ready for the fast and furious fitness, at 9:45 a.m. there is a great 30-minute chair class that will suit you. Call the Senior Center at 259-9444, or Linda Bennett at 993-3969.


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