If you’re one of the 100-plus people who volunteer your time and talent at the Hollywood Senior Center, please join us WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, from 2 to 4 pm to celebrate YOU! We’ll have refreshments, live music, an awards program, and door prizes for all. This year’s theme is “Masterful Aging.” TO RSVP, please call us at 503-288-8303.
Please join personal trainer and former body builder, Jacqui Jackson, for a SEATED EXERCISE DEMONSTRATION on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, from 10:15 to 10:45 am at the Hollywood Senior Center. You’ll learn how to strengthen your quadriceps, relieve knee pain, and fortify the core area through gentle seated exercise. To sign up, please call us at 503-288-8303.
Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia? If so, please join the ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm at the Hollywood Senior Center. Joining a support group is an important and positive step toward self care for one of the most difficult tasks anyone can face. For more information, please call 503-288-8303. Walk-ins welcome.
Elke Burion, public services librarian of the State of Oregon, will give a “TALKING BOOKS” LIBRARY PRESENTATION on Thursday, September 21, from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the Hollywood Senior Center. The Talking Books Library is FREE for any Oregonian with a visual impairment. To sign up for the workshop, please call us at 503-288-8303.
Join the Multnomah County Senior Medicare Patrol on Monday, September 18, at 1 pm for a workshop titled MEDICARE FRAUD DOESN’T HAPPEN IN OREGON–OR DOES IT? This informative session on how to avoid the latest telephone scams, keep your information safe, report any problems or mistakes, and learn how to understand your EXPLANATION OF BENEFITS. The new Medicare cards, which are coming out in 2018, will also be discussed. To sign up, please call 503-288-8303.
Dr. Julie Guenette from the National University of Natural Medicine will teach you the health benefits of using apple cider vinegar as part of your food preparation in a workshop titled APPLE CIDER VINEGAR: IT’S NOT JUST FOR PICKLES on Thursday, September 14, from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Apple cider vinegar promotes healthy cholesterol, blood sugar levels, and alleviates heartburn. Participants will learn simple ways to incorporate this super ingredient into your daily life. To register, please call 503-288-8303.
Curious about music therapy? If so, please join Erin Willems, board-certified music therapist, for a music therapy group focused on health and wellness. Participants will sing together, play some “social” instruments, and learn some music-based relaxation techniques and more. Please call 503-288-8303 to sign up.
Please join Loriann McNeill, Multnomah County Family Caregiver Support Program Coordinator, for a FREE 6-week program titled POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS. The program runs from 1 to 2:30 pm on Tuesdays, September 12-October 17, at the Hollywood Senior Center.
Caring for someone with a chronic illness, such as dementia, cancer, heart disease, or stroke can be physically, emotionally, and financially exhausting. Caregivers will learn techniques to reduce stress, improve communication, and locate helpful resources.
To register for the program, please call 503-288-8303.
The Hollywood Senior Center will remain open until 8 pm on Tuesday, September 5, and Wednesday, September 6, as an OFFICIAL MULTNOMAH COUNTY COOLING CENTER.Refreshments will be served. We’ll show the movie, “Megan Leavey,” at 5:30 pm. Getting out of the heat for even a few hours can make a big difference for your health and wellness, especially as we age.