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Sandy Senior Center: Events Schedule

Dec 19, 2014 02:00PM ● By City Journals Staff
Sandy Senior Center
9310 South 1300 East

Jan. 6, 10 a.m. – Forgetfulness and Dementia. What are the differences between dementia and forgetfulness? If you are worried about your memory, why ask your physician? Are there tests that show you have problems? Learn how to keep your brain healthy.

Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:30 p.m. -- New Chair Yoga Class. This new chair yoga class is based on Silver Sneakers and is a more relaxing, easy-paced yoga class and will replace the gentle yoga that was held on Thursday afternoons. Great for beginners or those with back and neck problems. 

Jan. 9, 8:30 a.m. -- Free Blood Pressure and Glucose and Fitness Testing. Get your vitals taken by Fortis College nursing students. Tests will also include arm curls and chair stands. 

10 a.m. -- Grace in Aging: In Depth. Learn to use your later years for awakening and spiritual growth. “The Grace in  Aging” offers guidelines for older individuals of any wisdom tradition who wish to awaken before they die; no need for caves or seven-year retreats. This is spiritual practice for the lives we live. 

Jan. 10, 24, 10 a.m. – Current Events. Participate in discussing current events with a vigorous group of center seniors.

Jan. 12, 10 a.m. -- The Link between Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. Find out the connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD), their risk factors and prevention. What are these conditions and what is the difference between type one and two? As well as insulin resistance. 

11 a.m. -- Beat the Winter Blues Hawaiian Party. Come enjoy a warm tropical Hawaiian party in the middle of winter. Wear your Hawaiian clothes and enjoy our lovely Hawaiian dancers with music and the bright colored leis and flowers and a delicious tropical treat with lunch. 

Jan. 14, 10 a.m. -- Senior Tours with Doreen. Learn about the upcoming exciting tours with Doreen; hear destinations and prices. Door prizes given. 

10:30 a.m. -- NLP: The Well-Formed Outcome. This presentation addresses more specific goals than the generalized “New Year’s Resolution.” Find out if these resolutions just fade away; learn how to achieve your own specific goals.  

Jan. 16, 10 a.m. -- Disney World in the Winter. Traveling across America without spending a fortune. Destination: Disneyland and Disneyworld. Gorgeous pictures and videos of the parks. A warm trip in the middle of winter.

10 a.m. -- Caregivers Support Group.  Are you a caregiver and needing support in your busy life? Facilitated by Sylvia Brunisholz, LCSW, CMC and Missy Johnson from Sunrise Senior Living of Sandy.

Jan. 23, 10 a.m. -- Food $ense Nutrition. Learn new quick and easy healthy and on-a-budget cooking recipes and skills, along with healthy eating and dietary guidelines. 

Jan. 26, 10 a.m. -- Music and Memory Connection. Learn how music “heals the soul” and the amazing connection and breakthrough effects music has on Alzheimer’s.

11:15 a.m. -- National Brownie Day. Celebrate National Brownie Day at the center with Cottonwood Senior Living. Get a delicious brownie topped with ice cream with lunch.

Jan. 30, 10 a.m. -- Understanding Dementia. Learn about dementia, understanding its challenging behaviors, redirection techniques, communicating with others and resources available. 

10:30 a.m. -- League Of Women’s Voters: Prison Relocation. Learn what is happening with the prison relocation and its pros and cons. 

Fridays, Feb. 6, to April 10 a.m. -- AARP Tax Aide. Call the center for an appointment. Bring glasses, 2013 tax return and picture ID.