This free program helps people who live alone by offering a phone call each day. It there’s no answer, someone is called to check on you. Other Project C.A.R.E. services include Vial of Life, friendly visitor from the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol and more. East county residents may call the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center at 619-740-4214. Seniors in other zip codes may call 1-800-510-2020 for locations throughout San Diego County.
DIABETES LECTURE AND SCREENING
November 1, 2011 (El Cajon) -- November is National Diabetes Month. Learn about diabetes and how the proper nutrition can make a difference from a Sharp Certified Diabetes Educator. Lecture is Tuesday, November 8 from 2 to 3 p.m. followed by a free blood glucose screening from 3 to 3:30 p.m. at the Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Center, 9001 Wakarusa St. La Mesa. Reservation required. Call 1-800-827-4277.
HEALING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS
Learn ways that bereaved persons can better understand their grief and improve their coping skills during the holiday season, and discover a sense of hope from Randye Golden-Grant, LCSW, Sharp HospiceCare Bereavement Counselor on Thursday, November 10, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Grossmont Healthcare District Conference Board Room, 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. Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center, 9000 Wakarusa, La Mesa, Tuesday, November 1, 9:30 to 11 a.m. La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center, 8450 La Mesa Blvd., Friday, November 18, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Project C.A.R.E. Community Action to Reach the Elderly