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Sandy Senior Center: Events Schedule

Mar 27, 2015 07:18AM ● By City Journals Staff
Sandy Senior Center
9310 South 1300 East

The center is open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Transportation is available Monday through Friday for those who live in the area. The cost is a $2 donation; call the center for more information. Most activities require you to sign up in advance.

April 3, 10 a.m. — April Grace in Aging Part Four. Withdrawal: Don’t miss the opportunity the withdrawal of aging offers if you don’t keep our intention to spiritually ripen in the forefront of your mind. In this chapter, the author of Aging with Grace gives pointers for sharpening that intention. 

April 6, 11:30 a.m. — Phoenix Jazz Band Party. Start April off with a bang. Come for a delicious meal of Salisbury steak, gravy, rice, spinach and fruit and enjoy the music of the Phoenix Jazz Band.

April 7, 9:30 a.m. to Noon. — PVD, Blood Pressure, Glucose and Vision screenings. Come get health screenings from the Westminster College of Nursing students, Sign up for a time slot.

11 a.m. — Hip Pain: What to do about it. Do you have hip pain or have had a replacement? This seminar will discuss what can be done to reduce the pain and discomfort.

1:30 p.m. — FREE Seminar: How to Save Money on Cell Phone Service. Learn how to cut your cell phone bill down from $120 month to only $7 a month.

April 13, 10 a.m. — Sleep Matters: How to get a Good Night’s Sleep. Learn how to relax at night and get a restful night’s sleep and learn tips and techniques. What over-the-counter sleep aides are not good for seniors?

April 14, 9:30 a.m. — Mother’s Day Photos. Get your photos professionally done by the Shutters Bug Camera Club and have them just in time for Mother’s Day. Sign up for a time slot.

April 15, 10 a.m. — The Power of Positive Self Talk. Learn the power of the mind, how to empower the mind, how to change your thoughts, your life and reach your full potential.

April 16, 10 a.m. — Strength Training with Sandy Health and Rehab. Join Physical Therapist Steve, practice safe and healthy weight training in the gym, make the equipment work for you.

April 20, 10 a.m. — Pathways to Coping with Pain.  This class will provide an opportunity for individuals suffering from chronic pain to share their stories in an atmosphere of support and empathy. Explore the mind-body connection to help find relief from pain, practice relaxation and distraction techniques. 

April 20 to 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Thrift Store Giant Sale. Come to the thrift store sale, all items will be brought upstairs in 101. All proceeds will come back to the center for programming and special parties.

April 20 to 23, 9:30 a.m. — Computer Class Registration.  Sign up for computer classes. Classes start Monday, April 27, and last four weeks. 

April 21, 9:30 a.m. — Aches and Pains Assessments. Have your aches and pains assessed by a physical therapist from Mountain Land Physical Therapy and Rehab.  

April 27, 10 a.m. — Walking with Ease Meet and Greet. Learn about Walking with Ease and how walking will help you relieve pain from arthritis as well as keep you active. “Walk for pain relief, walk for a healthy life.” Learn how to manage arthritis pain and handle any challenges to your exercise plan. Get registered for this six week class that meets three times a week, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. 

10 a.m. — Identity Theft and You.  Learn how identity theft affects seniors, what legal issues it creates, and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.

April 29, 10 a.m. — Are you a Free Thinker? When it comes to religion, what do you consider yourself: a secularist, humanist, atheist or agnostic? Or perhaps you’re at a stage of your life where you find yourself questioning your religious beliefs and wondering what comes next. Join this new group where you can meet others who are free thinkers.

April 30, 10:30 a.m. — League of Women Voters Presentation. Learn about water use and conservation in the county.