Start the season off right with a well-planned veggie garden! Blossom will offer a FREE workshop at the Hollywood Senior Center on Wednesday, April 12, 10-11am. Learn organic approaches to pest control through companion planting and how to have a weed-free, no-till garden you can eat. To register for the workshop, please call 503-288-8303.
The Hollywood Senior Center will host the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk with Ease Program Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 2 to 3pm, April 10-May 19. Get moving with this 6-week, evidence-based program that has been proven to reduce pain, increase balance, strengthen your walking pace, and improve overall health. Set goals and track your progress. All abilities welcome for this FREE program. Please call 503-288-8303 to register.
Mark your calendars! Grant High School students Zoey and Kennedy will host a one-hour computer clinic each week, beginning April 6, at the Hollywood Senior Center. The clinic will be held from 3:30 to 4:30pm each Thursday until May 25. The students will provide assistance to people with their electronic devices: computers, cell phones, and tablets, and answer questions about social media or other electronic/computer issues.
Uncertain times bring fraudsters out of the woodwork to mislead and deceive people. Don’t be one of them! Join Janet Bowman and Leslie Houston of Multnomah County’s Senior Medicare Patrol to learn how to read your Medicare Summary Notices and Explanation of Benefits forms on Wednesday, April 5, from 9 to 10am. You’ll also learn how to keep your Medicare information safe and avoid identity theft and find out about the new Medicare cards that will be issued in 2018. Please call 503-288-8303 to reserve your seat.
Please join Evonne Serpa, Au.D., of Hearing Resources Audiology for an introduction to her services on Thursday, March 9, from 10 to 10:30am at the Hollywood Senior Center. She is offering FREE cleanings and hearing aid checks. To register, please call 503-288-8303.
Please join Pete Widen, ecological landscape designer at Blossom, for a LOW-MAINTENANCE GARDEN WORKSHOP at the Hollywood Senior Center on TUESDAY, MARCH 14, from 10 to 11am. The best gardens start wit the right plants in the right place. Create and learn exactly how to prepare the beds for this season’s garden and/or refresh an older one. Pete will answer all your questions. TO register for this FREE workshop, please call 503-288-8303.