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Senior Living Calendar

Posted: February 6, 2012 2:00 a.m.
Updated: February 6, 2012 2:00 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 —  Spaghetti and meatballs

Tuesday — Chicken parmesan

Wednesday — Chili egg puff

Thursday — Hobo stew

Friday — Chicken fajitas

Note: Menu is subject to change.

 

Activities

The SCV Senior Center is located at 22900 Market St., Newhall. For a detailed monthly calendar, call the center at (661) 259-9444. All the following activities will occur at the SCV Senior Center, 1 p.m., in rooms A1-A2 unless otherwise indicated.

Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m., blood-pressure checks held, Activity Room 6. Every other Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, hearing screenings held, Supportive Services modular.

 

Lectures and clinics

Wednesday, Feb. 8 — “New Local Heart Care Services at Henry Mayo Keep Santa Clarita Community Close to Home,” presented by Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Public Relations Coordinator Maria Orem.

Wednesday, Feb. 15 — From 2-4 p.m. in the dining room, “Los Angeles County Dept. of Consumer Affairs’ Smarter Seniors Forum” features professionals who will educate the public on how to protect themselves from identity theft, fraud, abuse and more.

Wednesday, Feb. 22 — “What Everyone Should Know About Heart Health,” presented by Facey Medical Group.

 

AARP Driver Safety Program

Qualifies participants 55 and over for three-year automobile insurance credit, 1-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11. $12 AARP members, $14 nonmembers. Register at the center or call (661) 259-9444.

 

Free spine education

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital’s free Spine Education Program offers valuable information on how you can take better care of your spine, including lifestyle changes that may help with pain management and prevent future injuries. Classes meet 5 to 6 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Henry Mayo’s Ambulatory Care Center, 25751 McBean Parkway, #310, Valencia. Seating is limited. Info: (661) 253-8959.

Community dance

Third Friday of every month, 7:30-10 p.m.

 

Fibromyalgia support group

Support group meeting second Saturday of every month, 10:30-noon. Info: (661) 270-1961 or harmnyz@msn.com.

 

Senior Orchestra seeks players

Bring your instrument and join the fun, all instruments and skill levels welcome, 3:15 p.m. Mondays, Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments, multipurpose room, 26705 Bouquet Canyon, Saugus. Info: (661) 298-9553 or (661) 296-4977.

 

Educational and technical training

Archaeology & Anthropology: Tuesday, 9:30-11 a.m., Instructor Scott McAfee

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 (661) 259-9444, or Linda Bennett at (661) 993-3969.

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