The Senior Service Council, Escondido will sponsor the following services, programs and support groups in December.
SPECIAL SERVICES & PROGRAMS
Computer Classes/Tutors - Monday thru Fridayâ€“New classes will be starting January 2018. Â Courses include Beginning & Intermediate Windows 10 and iMac.Classes run 1.5 hours/week for8 weeks for a$30 fee.Â Email & Internet classes,Â iPadÂ and Android Basics for seniors, run for 4 weeks for a $15 fee.Â Special Word, Excel, Kindle also offered.One-on-one tutoring available on most subjects on an appointment basis for $10/hour fee. 728 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025.Â Call for more information 760-480-0611.COMPUTER CLASS SIGN-UP FOR NEW CLASSES WILL BE ON DECEMBER 14, Â 9:00AM toNoon
Taxi Voucherâ€“Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday-9:00 AM â€“ 11:30 - Available for transportation to medical, dental, vision, chiropractic and physical therapy appointments, prescriptions or glassesin Escondido.Â Escondido low income seniors, 60 or older, with no other means of transportation may qualify.Â Must apply in person. Bring proof of income, including most recent bank statement, picture ID and proof of age and allow 1 week for approval.Â Call 760-480-0611 for more information.
Legal Aid & Notary Service - Wednesdays â€“ 9:00 â€“ 10:30 â€“ Get advice on wills, trusts,Â divorce, landlord relations, and other general legal issues.Free Notary services available.Â Call 760-480-0611to register.
HICAP â€“By Appointment Only â€“Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program provides assistance and objective information to help seniors and disabled persons make informed decisions about health care coverage, Medicare benefits, and supplemental insurance plan options.To make appointment, call 858-565-8772.
National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI) â€“ 4:00 â€“ 6:00 PM Every Tuesday â€“â€“ Call 800-523-5933 for information.
Alzheimerâ€s S.D. Support & Discussion Group 10:00 â€“ 11:30 AM - December 11Â (Monday) â€“ Meeting is held in the Maple Room (#4) of the Escondido SeniorÂ Center, 210 Park Avenue, Escondido.Â This group for caregivers provides a safe environment to discuss caregiving experiences, learn strategies for coping and to gain emotional support.Â It is suggested thatinterested participants call the Support and Discussion Group Leader, Sheila Argeanton, CDT at 858-966-3303 to confirm the meeting, ask questions and find out if group may be a good fit.Â For more information contact Rebecca McDaniel at858-966-3303 or visit ALZSD.org.
Post Polio Syndrome Support Groupâ€“12:30- 3 PMDecember 12 (Tuesday)â€“For those dealing with Post Polio Syndrome, or anyone who is dealing with pain.Â Join us for fun and informative guest speakers.For more information, call 760-745-2787.
Dental Screening- December 6 (Wed) 8:30 AM -Dr. Randy Jungman, a local dentist will check for gum disease, proper denture fit, and give you great information.Â Call 760-480-0611to register.
Hearing Screening -December 11(Monday) - 9:00 AM â€“David Illich, audiologist, will conduct and interpret a professional hearing test and give advice regarding any hearing aids you may have.Â Call760-480-0611 to register.
Â Â COMING IN JANUARY:Â
January 10, 2018 - Better Breathers Club - 1:00-3:00 -Sponsored by the American Lung Association, this support and educational group is for people withÂ Â respiratory problems such as COPD, asthma, emphysema, etc.Â Topics include update on lung disease treatment, medications, respiratory equipment as well as psychological aspects of lung disease, nutrition, exercise, breathing techniques, etc.Â Call 760-480-0611 for further information.