Fillmore Senior Center News

Fireworks are our “Biggest and Only Fundraiser” to support the Fillmore Senior Center. We do need volunteers to work in the booth if your interested please give us a call 524-4533 or come in and sign up.
The Fillmore Senior Center is preparing to start their new fiscal year July 1, 2012 with no funding from the Fillmore Redevelopment Agency, or the City of Fillmore. Some of the items that the Senior Center would appreciate donations of would be Printer cartridges for our printers. The cartridge #’s we use in the office are, HP Color LaserJet CB540A (Black); CB541A (cyan); CB543A (Magenta); CB542A (Yellow). They run around $70 dollars each. We also use HP45 Black & HP78 Color in the computer room. And in our back-up printer we use HP88XL / C9396A Black; HP88 / C9388A Yellow; HP88 / C9387A Magenta, HP88XL / C9391A Cyan. We are also looking for a “Copy” Machine, should some company have one they are not using any more. But is still is great working condition, give us a call 524-4533
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets on the 2nd & 4th Mondays each month from 9:00 – 10:30 A.M. Designed to provide; emotional, educational and social support for caregivers through regularly scheduled meetings. They help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. The group encourage caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally caring for the person with dementia.
Book Club will be discussing “State of Wonder” by Ann Patchet on Friday July 20th. at 10:30 Recommended Reading for this month is “Tattoos on the Heart” by Gregory Boyle. This is a must read! Tattoos on the Heart, is a breathtaking series of parables distilled from his twenty years in the barrio. Arranged by theme and filled with sparkling humor and glowing generosity, these essays offer a stirring look at how full our lives could be if we could find the joy in loving others and in being loved unconditionally. In each chapter we benefit from Boyle’s wonderful, hard-earned wisdom. Inspired by faith but applicable to anyone trying to be good, these personal, unflinching stories are full of surprising revelations and observations of the community in which Boyle works and of the many lives he has helped save. New readers are always welcome. Come make some new friends, have a cup of Coffee or Tea & a Starbucks sweet roll.
Low Vision Support group meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 10 to 11:30 AM. June 27th is our next meeting. Living with limited vision can be a challenge, but it need not be a barrier to living a fulfilling life. Low Vision Rehabilitation specialist can show you other services that may help you perform tasks more easily such as Kitchen confidence, grocery shopping, organizing your household. Tools to manage finances, Tips and resources for traveling, Tapping into your creative side, Personal care and grooming, How to get from here to there and back, staying connected to friends & family through computers and using special reading machines available thru the Braille Institute.

Scheduled Activities & Programs
Phone 524-4533 (
Open from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
9:00 Coffee and Pastries
(Compliments of Starbucks)
11:30 Lunch Monday through Thursday Only
(Please call by 11:00 if your having lunch)
Thursday’s June 21th. 2012
8:00 Open Computer Room
9:00 Yoga Class
10:00 Watercolor Class
11:30 Ping Pong (Available)
Friday’s June 22nd. 2012
8:30 Open Computer Room
9:30 Seniorcize Class
10:00 Busy Hands
10:30 Co-Ed Wii Bowling
10:30 Book Club
11:30 “NO” Lunch on Friday’s
11:30 Ping Pong (Available)
Monday’s June 25th. 2012
8:00 Senior Walk
8:00-10 Open Computer Room
8:45 Tai Chi Class
10:00 Sketching Class
10:30 Seniorcize Class
11:30 Ping Pong (Available)
Tuesday’s June 26th. 2012
8:00 Open Computer Room
9:00 Yoga Class
10:00 -1:00 Bingo/Loteria
10:00 -11:30 Art Composition Class
11:30 Ping Pong (Available)
11:30 Salad Bar Only
(Seniors $3.00 / Non Seniors $5.00 Donation)
1:00 – 3:00 Gourd Class
Wednesday’s June 27th, 2012
8:00 Open Computer Room
9:15 -10:15 Zumba Gold
10:30 -11:30 Line Dancing
11:30 Ping Pong (Available)
11:30 Lunch