SHARP SENIOR RESOURCE CENTER FEBRUARY 2018 PROGRAMS

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Source: Sharp Grossmont Hospital

January 3, 2018 (La Mesa) - {C}

The Senior Resource Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital offers free or low-cost educational programs and health screenings each month. The Senior Resource Center also provides information and assistance for health information and community resources. For more information, call 619-740-4214. For other programs, call 1-800-827-4277 or visit their website at www.sharp.com.

RESOURCES AND TOOLS FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS

Are you helping a loved one with socialization, finances, transportation, meals or other activities? Family caregivers can find out about health and community resources, placement options, support groups and learn about emotional issues of caring for a loved one. This free class is presented by Andrea Holmberg, Coordinator of the Sharp Grossmont Senior Resource Center. Thursday, February 8 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s Brier Patch Campus, 9000 Wakarusa St., Rooms 13/14, La Mesa. Registration required. Call 1-800-827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com.

DRIVING AND MEMORY LOSS

Dementia causes memory and visual changes that impact the ability to drive safely. Learn about methods for evaluating driver safety, transportation resources and tips for having difficult conversations about driving from Amy Abrams, Community Education Manager for Alzheimer’s San Diego on Friday, February 9, 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Grossmont HealthCare District Conference Center, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa. Registration required. Call 1-800-827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com.

HEART HEALTH & FITNESS FOR YOUR MIND, BODY & SPIRIT

Celebrate American Heart Month by attending this free seminar to learn about the risk factors for developing heart disease. David Zetts, BS, Exercise Specialist for Sharp Grossmont Cardiac Rehab, will go over the steps you need to take to maintain a healthy heart and happy life, including the crucial role of exercise, mindset and nutrition. Thursday, February 15, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Grossmont HealthCare District Conference Center, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa. Reservation required. Call 1-800-827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com.

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING

No appointment necessary. Open to the public. For information, call 619-740-4214.

William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa. Tuesday, February 13, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center, 8450 La Mesa Blvd., Friday, February 16, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

College Avenue Senior Center, 6299 Capri Dr., San Diego, Tuesday, February 20, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

FREE EXERCISE AND WALKING PROGRAM

The Grossmont Mall Walkers are celebrating 32 years of walking at Grossmont Center, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr. La Mesa.  Join exercise instructor Daphne Miller on Saturdays for a free stretch/exercise class in the Food Court. Classes start at 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Walk the mall, make new friends and make exercise a part of your routine. This free community program is sponsored by the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource.  For more information, call 619-740-4214.

TELEPHONE REASSURANCE CALLS

The Sharp Grossmont Senior Resource Center helps people who live alone to feel safe in remaining at home. Services include a daily computerized telephone call and Vial of Life. This service is available to any senior or disabled person living in east county. Call 619-740-4214 for details.

SHARP SENIOR RESOURCE CENTERS

Sharp Healthcare has Senior Resources at Sharp Grossmont Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital. Each Senior Resource Center offers quarterly activity calendars with health education programs, health screenings, health fairs, special events and more. If you would like to receive the quarterly activity calendar from Sharp Memorial Senior Resource Center, please call 858-939-4790. If you would like to receive the quarterly activity calendar from Sharp Grossmont Senior Resource Center, please call 619-740-4214.