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Sandy Senior Center: Events Schedule

Jan 30, 2015 12:14PM ● By City Journals Staff
Sandy Senior Center
9310 South 1300 East

Feb. 2, 10 a.m. – Diabetes: What it’s all About? Learn new facts, info, tips and the Do’s and Don’ts of Diabetes. Facilitated by Elizabeth Evans, Intermountain Healthcare Pharmacy education and research manager.

Feb. 3, 10:45 a.m. -- Knee Pain: What to do about it. Do you have join pain, specifically knee pain? If so, come and see what causes it, and what you can do to reduce it. Facilitated by Dr. Meadows from Alta View Sports Medicine. Treats provided.

Feb. 4, 10 a.m. -- How to Love your Heart. Learn how to “love” your heart and how to keep it strong and healthy. Ask questions and get helpful tips and techniques from  a Sandy Health and Rehab physical therapist, along with Adrienne Sirstins. 

Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, 1:30 p.m. -- Chair Yoga. This yoga class is based on Silver Sneakers, a more relaxing-paced yoga done in a chair. Great for beginners or those with back and neck problems. Facilitated by David Brandon, licensed instructor. 

Feb. 6, 10 a.m. -- Civil War Discussion. An open forum group for those interested in the war between the states. 

 10 a.m. -- Grace in Aging Part Two. Perhaps we’ve hardened our opinions and beliefs as we’ve aged, but we’ve all had the experience of an open mind, eager to expand its horizons. If we have not had that experience often, we can cultivate it. This meeting is that invitation.

Fridays, 9 a.m. Feb. 6 to April 10 -- AARP Tax Aide. Call the center for an appointment. Bring your reading glasses, 2013 tax return and valid picture ID. 

Feb. 9, 10 a.m. -- Oils for Cholesterol. Are you concerned about the side effects of the statin (Cholesterol) drugs? Come and learn what essential oils can do for you.

2 p.m. – Strength Training. Mike Ogden from Valeo will work on strength training exercises for Parkinson’s sufferers.  

 Feb. 13, 11 a.m. -- Early Valentine’s Day Party. Entertainment: “The New Fiddlers.” Come celebrate the one you love with your friends at the center. Enjoy a delicious meal with a special Valentine’s treat. Lunch starts at 11:40 a.m. but come early to get a great seat for the entertainment.

Feb. 20, 10 a.m. -- Generic Price Shopping Drugs. Is there really a difference in buying name-brand over generic brand? Is name brand better or do they both contain the same active ingredients? Find out, plus a Q&A session. 

Feb. 20, 10 a.m. -- Hearing Screenings.  Come and get your hearing checked for free; have your hearing aids checked too. Sign up for a time. 

Feb. 23, 10 a.m. -- Vital Aging: Improving Your Sleep. Do you have difficulty falling asleep or languishing through periods of wakefulness when trying to find sleep? Learn what you can do to prepare yourself for sleep, promote a comfortable area for sleep and improve your quality of sleep. 

10 a.m. -- Trusts, Wills and Health Care Directives. This presentation will teach the basic concepts and help you understand how an estate plan can better prepare you and your family for the future.