Fillmore Senior Center News

We now have a Web page on the City of Fillmore Web Site where you can see our
Weekly Calendar Containing Activities & Special Classes here at the Senior Center.
>Internet Basics for Seniors : Presented by California Seniors Education & Research Fund. We are offer the class again in August. The dates will be August 15th, 22nd. & 29th. as before Participants must have basic computer skills, You will be learning how to use the Internet safely, how to locate local and national senior services and benefits that may be available to you. This Class will be FREE, with a $10 deposit, refunded upon completion of the 3 week class. This is a great opportunity, “Don’t miss out.” Please call to register for the class, Contact Beverly at the Senior Center at 524-4533. Class times start at 8:30 -10:30 with a duplicate class from 11 – 1pm
> The Alzheimer’s Association is offering a Program for Non-Professional Caregivers “The Savvy Caregiver Program”, This is a FREE, “12 HOUR” Educational training program, divided into four, three hour sessions for families caring for a loved ones with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. Non-professional caregivers will acquire skills and knowledge of dementia, handling difficult situations and managing behavior. Attendees will also learn about managing their own well-being, and resources available in the community to help. The Savvy Caregiver is scheduled to start Tuesday, August 16th, from 9:00-12 Noon, continuing on August 23rd, & August 30th. finishing on September 6th. At the Fillmore Senior Center, 533 Santa Clara St., Fillmore. The Alzheimer’s Association has a Caregiver’s Manual available for $25.00, the Book contains essential information both for the class and for your personal use. Seating is limited and registration is required. Please phone Norma Featherston, Area Director, at the Alzheimer's Association, (805) 484-6028 to register or you can call the Senior Center at 524-4533
Braille Mobile will be at the Senior Center, Tuesday August 23rd. from 10 am - 1:30 pm. Braille’s Mobile Solution Van brings information about their free programs and services directly to our community. Mobile solutions provides the following: Magnification and lighting demonstrations and one-on one consultation with their low vision professionals, Adaptive products for purchase, including talking watches, writing guides and large-print calendars, The Institute has arranged for a tape recorder and tapes to be at the Senior Center library, anyone with a sight problem is welcome to come in and try the “Talking Books.” No appointment is necessary but to schedule an appointment call 524-4533.
“SENIORCIZE” What is Seniorcize: This is an exciting twice a week class designed for seniors. It will address a whole range of issues common to seniors such as: Difficulty moving around, getting in and out of chairs. Are your joints a source of pain? Improve your Diabetes control, blood pressure and bone strength. Decrease the risk of falls and increase muscle strength, endurance and energy for each day. Minimum of 15 is needed for the Class formation.
Cost: 20 Classes for only $22.00 Prepaid for 60 years and older.
When: Monday & Friday Starting Friday, September 9th thru Monday November 21st.
Time: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Monday @ Fillmore Senior Center, 533 Santa Clara, Fillmore
Friday @ St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 1048 West Ventura Street, Fillmore.
Registration is required: Call 524-4533 to register.