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Senior Living Calendar

Posted: April 23, 2012 1:55 a.m.
Updated: April 23, 2012 1:55 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 —  Pork chops

Tuesday — Chicken Parmasan

Wednesday — Meatloaf with gravy

Thursday — Beef stew

Friday — Lemon dill fish

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.

April 25: “Free (and pain-free) osteoporosis screening utilizing the feet,” presented by Facey Medical Group. Tese painless tests help determine bone density and if you are at higher risk for serious bone fractures which are leading cause of death in seniors 65 and older.

May 2: “General safety presentation,” by Deputy Joe Trejo, Community Relations Officer, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Dept., Santa Clarita Valley Station.

May 3: Podiatrist Dr. Shane Rhodes of Canyon Foot Care provides foot exams. No nail or callus cutting.

May 9: “Seniors and mental health,” presented by Michael R. Dougherty, Community Relations Representative of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital’s Behavioral Health Unit.

May 16: “Surviving childhood molestation and incest,” presented by Licensed Clinical Social Worker Barbara Wilson.

May 23: “Maintaining health and vitality,” presented by Roland Toledo, MPH of Facey Medical Group Patient Education Dept. 

May 30: “The importance of good sleep,” presented Lisa Nunn, Community Service Counselor, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

 

AARP Driver Safety Program

Qualifies participants 55 and over for three-year automobile insurance credit, 1-5 p.m. May 18, and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 19. $12 AARP members, $14 nonmembers. Register at the center or call 661-259-9444.

 

‘Spring Sing!’

Celebrate spring with the romantic music of yesteryear, featuring the talents of The Silvertone Choir, The Silver Belles, The Silver Beaux and the Memory Makers, 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall. Info: Robin at 661-259-9444, ext. 110, rclough@scvsc.org.

 

Free spine education program

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.

Food for the Soul
Put smiles on the faces and warm the hearts of homebound seniors when you become a home-delivered meal driver. Become a part of our volunteer team to ensure that no senior goes without a meal. Help is desperately needed for as little as two and one-half hours one day a week or even one day a month (Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.). Vehicles provided. Contact the SCV Senior Center: 661-259-9444.

Recreation and Leisure
Bridge: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9 a.m.
Canasta: Monday, 1-4 p.m.
Duplicate Bridge: Tuesday, 6:45-10 p.m.
Food Bingo: Friday, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Swing Jazz Club: fourth Sunday of every month, 1:30-5 p.m.

Personal development

Creative Writing: Tuesday 1 p.m.
Live, Love & Laugh Social Group: Friday 1 p.m. Explore the lighter side of life.

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