June 9: Pizza Lunch & Movie (“Hidden Figures”)

PleaseHidden 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.

 

 

June 8: Elder Fraud & Abuse Forum

Multnomah Coulorettasmithjpg-d08e3c60daa6acb8nty 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.

June 7: Rose Festival Junior Parade

Tparadehe Rose Festival Junior Parade will take place in the Hollywood District of Portland on Wednesday, June 7, at 1:00 pm. The parade marches on NE 40th right in front of the Hollywood Senior Center.

 

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.

 

 

June 6: Medicare Fraud! Does It Happen in Oregon?

Please joiFraud Imagen 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.

May 20: Pancake Breakfast at Urban League of Portland

Enjoy a FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST hosted by Multnomah County Commissioner LORETTA SMITH on Saturdpancakeay, 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.

May 17: Breakfast Roundtable at HSC

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.

Starts May 22: Six-week Arthritis Foundation Walk with Ease Class

Due program logosto 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.