July 16: FREE Senior Pancake Breakfast

Please join Multnomah County Commissioner LORETTA SMITH and her staff for a FREE pancakeSENIOR PANCAKE BREAKFAST at the Hollywood Senior Center on Saturday, July 16, from 8:30 to 11am. The commissioner will serve eggs, bacon, sausage, juice, coffee, and pancakes (of course!). Bring your questions, ideas, and… appetites! We’ll have LIVE MUSIC–Lance Vallis will play solo guitar. Please reserve your seat by calling 503-288-8303.

July 12: Issues of Senior Sexuality Workshop

Please join us at the Hollywood Senior Center on Tuesday, July 12, from 10 to 11am for a workshop to promote healthy sexual behavior, decrease the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, increase the likelihood of seniors seeking medical service and de-stigmatizing discussion of sex and emphasizing sexual health as one’s overall health and quality of life.

Arielle Radelet, OHSU physician assistant intern, will facilitate the discussion.

To sign up, please call 503-288-8303.

July 9: Senior Day at Hollywood Farmers Market

The Hollywood Farmers Market and Hollywood Senior Center are partnering to bring the community a fun and infoveggiesrmative Senior Day at the Market on Saturday, July 9, from 8am to 1pm. (The Hollywood Farmers Market is located between NE 44th and 45th Avenues on NE Hancock Street.) Activities will include a special tour at noon; cooking demos for using seasonal ingredients in simple, small meals; tips for shopping at the market on a budget; personal shoppers for seniors; special vendor discounts; live music; and an opportunity to win a basket of market goodies!

There is a special promotion for seniors 65-plus: a set of coupons good for 20 percent off on $25 of produce. The Hollywood Farmers Market accepts Senior FDNP checks. And, there is a new Matching Program for Oregon Trail (SNAP/EBT Cards) as well, called Double Up Food Bucks. Stop by the Info Booth at NE 44th and Hancock any Saturday to learn more about these programs.

June 24: Movie & Pizza – “Carol”

Carol movie-finalEnjoy pizza, salad and a soft drink for only $2, then stick around to watch the movie, Carol, starring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and Sarah Paulson. The intriguing movie  follows two women from different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York City.

Friday, June 24 – $2 (suggested donation)
Pizza at 11:30 a.m. — tickets on sale at 9:30 a.m.
Movie at 1:00 p.m. $1 (suggested donation)

No need to register

 

Aging, Disability & Veterans Services: Community Input Session

Your voice imgresmatters.  Help shape Aging, Disability and Veterans Serivces.  Topics for discussion include: Outreach/referral, caregiver issues, nutritional services, safety/abuse prevention, health aging and other topics related to veterans’ needs. Refreshments will be provided and you can enter to win a Fred Meyer gift card.  We hope you’ll attend and tell your neighbors too!

 

June 8 – 10 a.m. – 11:30 am.
Hollywood Sr. center, 1820 NE 40th

Please call 503-288-8303 to register.

Rightsizing Your Life Workshop

Beth Giles, NW Organizing Solutions, will facilitate a discussion on when to rightsize or downsize your living situation. It’s not a simple decision. She will address the concerns and upsides to moving, along with the practical considerations of making such a move. The workshop was developed by the National Council on Aging.

Monday, June 20
10:30 am – Noon
Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40th Ave.

Free, Call 503-288-8303 to register

AARP Smart Driving Class

Wheel of car from hand of driver.

Did you know you may save money on your car insurance if you take an AARP Smart Driving Class? Check with your individual insurer to find out.

Regardless, we all can use a tune-up when it comes to driving skills. Reduce your chances to receiving traffic tickets or getting into an accident.  Class is facilitated by an certified AARP driving instructor.

Friday, June 17 and June 24*
9 am – noon

*Must attend both sessions

Cost: $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members

Call 503-288-8303 to register.

Your home as a Strategic Asset

Large or small, your home is a major investment. This Aging Mastery Program workshop will review various home Home signfinancing options and maximizing your living situation, including whether or not a reverse mortgage is right for you.  The workshop will be facilited by Rodrigo Hulse of Peak Mortgage and was developed by the National Council on Aging.

Monday, June 13
10:30 a.m. – Noon
Hollywood Senior Center
                                                                               1820 NE 40th Avenue

FREE; But call 5603-288-8303 to register