Source: Sharp Grossmont Hospital
December 3, 2018 (La Mesa) - 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.
EAT WELL IN THE NEW YEAR
Are you ready for nutrition strategies that will last all year long? Fad diets are out, but healthy eating is still in. The New Year is sure to bring messages - often hype and quick fixes - of how to eat right and manage weight. Ursula Ridens, Registered Dietitian from Sharp Grossmont Outpatient Nutrition Counseling Programwill present this nutrition seminar and go beyond the oh-so-common temporary changes by learning nutrition strategies that are meaningful and right for you, setting intentions, and building confidence in your eating style. Thursday, January 17, 10 to 11 a.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.
ADVANCE CARE PLANNING
Advance care planning (ACP) is a process designed to assess your personal beliefs, values, and health care goals so that you can make important decisions with more comfort and ease. This free seminar will provide an overview of the ACP process, basic tools to help define your own health care choices, and communication tips you can use to help start the conversation with your loved ones. Presented by Teressa Vaughn, Advance Care Planning Facilitator, Sharp HealthCare on Friday, January 11, 1 to 2:30 a.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.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
No appointment necessary. Open to the public. For information, call 619-740-4214.
William C. Herrick Community Health Library, 9001 Wakarusa, La Mesa. Tuesday, January 8 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Grossmont Center Food Court, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa, Saturday, January 12 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
College Avenue Senior Center, 6299 Capri Dr., San Diego, Tuesday, January 15, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center, 8450 La Mesa Blvd., Friday, January 18, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
FREE EXERCISE AND WALKING PROGRAM
The Grossmont Mall Walkers is a free walking and exercise program 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, 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.
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.
AQUATIC AND GENTLE FITNESS CLASSES
Sharp Grossmont Recreation Therapy offers land based exercise and aquatic classes for seniors and individuals with arthritis or other disabilities. Exercise in a warm water indoor pool led by trained instructors. Call 619-740-4104 for details.