November 28, 2011 (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 our web site at www.sharp.com.
HELP! I’M A CAREGIVER
Find out about resources for family caregivers, placement options, support groups and more. This free class covers emotional issues about caring for a loved one and is presented by Andrea Holmberg, Program Coordinator of the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center on Tuesday, December 8 from 2 to 4 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.
FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
No appointment is necessary. Open to the public. For information, call 619-740-4214. The screenings are held at the Sharp Grossmont Hospital Senior Resource Center, 9000 Wakarusa, La Mesa, Tuesday, December 6, 9:30 to 11 a.m.La Mesa Adult Enrichment Center, 8450 La Mesa Blvd., Friday, November 16, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
PROJECT C.A.R.E. COMMUNITY ACTION TO REACH THE ELDERLY
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. Others call 1-800-510-2020.