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Sandy Senior Center: Events Schedule

Oct 23, 2014 02:34PM, Published by City Journals Staff, Categories: Arts+Entertainment



Sandy Senior Center
9310 South 1300 East
801-561-3265

Oct. 29, 10 a.m. -- Medicare Made Simple. Helping you understand simply how Medicare works so you can choose what is best for you. 

Oct. 31, 10 a.m. -- Adding Grace in Aging. Learn to use your golden years for awakening and spiritual growth. Explore and develop opportunities for growth in clarity, love, compassion, and peace. 

Nov. 3, 10, 17, 10 a.m. -- Healthy Lifestyle Eating Class is Back. Learn the health benefits of eating pork. There will be a healthy lifestyles component, including warm up exercises, good eating habits, pork recipes  and tasty pork treats.  Attend all three classes and receive a gift bag. 

Nov. 3, 10 a.m. -- The Do’s and Don’ts of Diabetes. Diabetes specialists can help you with diabetes and the services they provide to help prevent further complications with the disease. 

10 a.m. -- Reliance Health Care Thanksgiving Craft. Come make a fun and festive Thanksgiving-themed craft. Free.

Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, 9:30 a.m. -- Horizon Hospice Blood Pressure Check. 

Nov. 6, 13, 20, 9:30 a.m. -- Mental Martial Arts (MMA) for Seniors. Learn how to fight smarter vs. harder. Learn why martial artists’ moves are more effective as they re-direct their opponent’s force instead of trying to oppose it. MMA for seniors is designed to teach: How to be aware of your surroundings, physical tools to use, awareness of how your mind and opponent’s works during an encounter. MMA also teaches seniors how to think like a martial artist. Caution; side effects may include:  increased self-confidence, better balance and posture, excessive requests to show grandkids “how you did that.” Great for seniors of all physical levels.

Nov. 5, 10 a.m. AARP Driver’s Safety Class. Learn safe driving techniques and strategies. Safe Driver Certificate awarded upon completion. $15 for AARP members/$20 for non-members. 

Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, 10 a.m. -- New Sign Language Class. Join this fun-paced class and learn shapes, colors, letters and numbers in this eight-week class. 

Nov. 5, 10 a.m. -- What Happens in a Fall? Find out what really happens to your body inside and out when you fall down. Learn how to make caramel apples.

Nov. 6, 10 a.m. -- Pre-Planning Funeral Overview. Learn the benefits of pre-planning funeral. Find out the funeral costs today and the projected cost in 10 years; learn about options including mausoleums, and payments. Have your questions answered. 

Nov. 7, 8:15 a.m. -- Early Veterans Day Celebration—Come and honor veterans and loved ones at our annual celebration: 8:15 a.m. – Breakfast provided by the Bereavement Coalition and Cheryl Nunez. 9:30 a.m. -- The celebration includes: color guard, speakers: Al Alexander and Eugene Hecker, Harmonikatz and Glee Club, musical tributes and candle lighting. Carnations provided by Goff Mortuary. 

Nov. 7, 21, 9 a.m.; $8 donation. – Manicures. Manicures provided every other Friday. Appointments needed. Includes nail clippings, a polish and a lotion hand massage.

Nov. 7, 10:30 a.m. -- Memory Keepers.  Learn how to organize, protect and share your collection of family pictures, audio and videos. Protect your memories from disaster and share them with family members online for free.

Nov. 12, 10 a.m. -- Landmarks, Waterholes, and Stars to Steer by.  Find out what works in life and sharing the tools of success. 

10:30 a.m. – NLP Forgiveness. Learn how to forgive others just in time for the holidays, so you can have a grudge-free holiday. 

Nov. 12, 11: 30 a.m. -- Meet the Advisory Council Candidates. Meet Advisory Board Council candidates during lunch. Candidates will introduce themselves and pitch for your vote.  

Nov. 14, 10 a.m. -- Reliance Health Care Blood Pressure and Glucose Check.

Nov. 17, 10 a.m. -- Three Things That Cause Premature Death and Disabilities Among Seniors. Learn three items that cause premature death and disability among seniors and what you can do about them. 

Nov. 18, 10 a.m. -- Chinese Language Class. Held in room 101 A. The naturalist will be held in room 206 just for this day.

11 a.m. -- Thanksgiving Party. Come enjoy a delicious meal of: turkey breast, gravy, yams, potatoes, green beans, rolls and a piece of pumpkin pie. Enjoy the music of The Salt Lake Crooners and the center’s former keyboard player Mac Chesley. Come early to get a great seat. Meal served by Exchange Club of Sandy. Tickets available for early purchase at front desk. 

Nov. 19, 10 a.m. -- Medicare, which plan is best for you? Get details of each plan, what they cover and don’t cover and find out which plan is best for you.

Nov. 20, 10 a.m. -- Caregivers Support Group. Get helpful tips on how to avoid burnout and live life to its fullest. 

10 a.m. -- Strength Training with Sandy Health and Rehab. Join physical therapist Steve, practice safe and healthy weight training. Meet in center gym.

Nov. 21, 10 a.m. -- Diabetes and You. Find out what St. Mark’s Diabetes Center can offer to you and your loved ones. Find out the most common factors that contribute to diabetes and what you can do to ease the pain. Learn activities that are beneficial. Facilitated by Dana Dopita RN, MSN, CDE from St. Mark’s Hospital

Nov. 21, 11 a.m. -- 85 Plus Party. Come celebrate your 85 plus years at the center. Enjoy a delicious lunch with a special treat and the musical hits of Teddy Dillman. Those 85 and older will be recognized by having them stand up and tell their age to the crowd.   


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