Dr. Evonne Serpa from Hearing Resources Audiology Center will offer a FREE workshop called “Discover Assistive Learning Devices: ALDs,” on Tuesday, June 13, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Dr. Serpa will demonstrate a variety of Assistive Learning Devices to work with your hearing aids, including FM systems and household alerting accessories. To reserve your seat, please call 503-288-8303.
Please join us at the Hollywood Senior Center for pizza lunch and a movie on Friday, June 9. At 11:30 am, have a delicious and filling lunch (a slice of pizza, salad, bread sticks, a beverage, and dessert) for a suggested donation of $2. Tickets for the lunch go on sale at 9:30 am.
At 1 pm, we’ll show Academy Award-winning film, HIDDEN FIGURES, for a suggested donation of $1. Hidden Figures tells the story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.
For just $3, you can enjoy a fabulous feast, an extraordinary movie, and wonderful company. It’s one of the best deals in Portland.
Multnomah County Commissioner LORETTA SMITH will host a Special Elder Fraud & Abuse Forum on Thursday, June 8, at 12:30 pm. The forum will bring together experts from Multnomah County’s Aging and Disability program, the Sheriff’s office, the Oregon Department of Justice and other key partner organizations. At the forum, you will learn how to: safeguard your information, spot a potential fraud, stop a scammer, recognize signs of abuse, and report a concern. To sign up, please call 503-288-8303.
Due to street closures, these classes will be cancelled:
11:00 am: Arthritis Exercise
1:00 pm: Tai Chi with James
2:00 pm: Gentle Yoga
2:15 pm: Advanced Tai CHi for Health
3:30 pm: Beginner Tai Chi for Health
Check back here or at the center for other class cancellations.
Please join us at the Hollywood Senior Center on Tuesday, June 6, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm for a workshop titled, MEDICARE FRAUD! DOES IT HAPPEN IN OREGON?. Learn how to prevent and recognize fraud by avoiding the latest telephone scams, understanding your Explanation of Benefits, keeping your information safe, and reporting any problems or mistakes. To reserve your seat, please call 503-288-8303.
The Alzheimer’s Association’s Dementia Conversations class is designed to talk about challenging and uncomfortable topics around Alzheimer’s and dementia. The class will be held Wednesday, May 24, from 1 to 2 pm. Please join us to learn strategies for breaking the ice and setting the stage for meaningful conversations. Call 800-272-3900 to register.
Enjoy a FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST hosted by Multnomah County Commissioner LORETTA SMITH on Saturday, May 20, from 8:30 to 11 am at the Urban League of Portland, one of Hollywood Senior Center’s partners in serving older adults in North and Northeast Portland. Eggs, Bacon, coffee, juice, and (of course!) pancakes will be served. They’ll be music and great conversation with Commissioner Smith. You don’t want to miss this! Please call 503-988-3558 to reserve your seat.
Please join us Wednesday, May 17, from 9 to 10 am for a FREE breakfast followed by an opportunity to provide input and feedback on ways we can improve our services. Topics include: Outreach/Referral, Caregiver Issues, Nutrition, Safety, Abuse Prevention, Healthy Aging, Counseling/Case Management, Transportation, and Facility Issues. The breakfast is sponsored by ClearCaptions, a provider that helps millions of people with hearing loss stay connected to the world.
Your involvement is so important in shaping our programs and services! Please call 503-288-8303 to sign up.
Due to popular demand, the Hollywood Senior Center is offering a second session of the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk with Ease Program starting May 22. The six-week, evidence-based program meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 2 to 3 pm. Sarah Barrett and Kathleen Sillonis, certified Walk with Ease leaders, will facilitate the class that includes physical, educational, and social components. Please call 503-288-8303 ASAP to reserve your spot. Class size is limited.