Senior Notes

December 16, 2010

Keep New Year's resolutions

Psychologist and UCLA Adjunct Professor Marion K. Jacobs will explain how change works and how to keep New Year's resolutions from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10 at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. For more information, call (949) 497-2441.

Living with ongoing health conditions

The Stanford Patient Education Research Center presents a free six-week course designed to assist with learning how to live with chronic health conditions. The course covers nutrition and physical activity, communication skills, relaxation techniques, medication usage, goal setting, and problem solving. The course will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 10, 24, Feb. 7 and 14 at the Susi Q Senior Center, 380 Third St. Advance registration is required, by calling (949) 497-2441. Attendance is expected at all six sessions.


Rose Parade float excursion

The Susi Q Senior Center has teamed up with Good Times Travel to offer an excursion to Pasadena on Sunday, Jan. 2. The "Showcase of Floats" is an opportunity for see up close the detail, design and workmanship that goes into the Rose Parade floats. Comfortable walking shoes are suggested because there is considerable walking involved. Lunch on your own in Old Town Pasadena. The price is $49. The bus will depart at 6:15 a.m. directly across the street from the Festival of Arts Main Entrance. Call the Susi Q for more information at (949) 497-2441 or stop by the Susi Q, 380 Third St., to pick up a flier.

Free genealogy lecture series

Collyn Youngman will again offer a free, eight-week genealogy lecture series at the Susi Q. The series will provide all of the necessary information and instruction to assist with charting a family history. Registration should be made by calling (949) 497-2441. A one-time $5 material fee is due on the first day. The series will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, 14, 21; Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25; and March 4.

Free hearing screenings

The Susi Q is offering free hearing screenings on the second Thursday of each month from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Cheryl Eiler, Au.D. of South Coast Hearing Specialists, will perform the hearing screenings which will consist of comprehensive pure-tone and speech audiometry. For an appointment, call (949) 497-2441.

Family caregivers workshop

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