OCTOBER 2019

 

THE SENIOR SERVICE COUNCIL

728 No. Broadway, Escondido, 760-480-0611

http://escondido-senior-services.org

 

 

Taxi Coupon Program  Tuesdays & Wednesdays ONLY – 9:00 – 11:30 AM         DEBB

Taxi coupons may be used for shopping, banking, churchgoing or Dr. appointments within the City of Escondido. Escondido low income seniors with no other means of transportation may qualify. Must apply in person. Bring proof of income, including most recent bank statement, picture ID and proof of age. Allow 1 week for approval. Call 760-480-0611 for more information.

 

Every Tuesday – National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI) – 4:00 – 6:00 PM – Senior Center

Call 800-523-5933 for information.

Every Wednesday – Legal Aid & Notary Service – 9:00 -10:30 AM                          DEBB

Get advice on wills, trusts, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord relations, and other general legal issues. Call 760-480-0611 to register.

AARP Smart Driver Program ………October 1, (Tuesday) – Noon to 5PM  – OAK ROOM Noon – 5:00PM – 1-Day renewal class

This class provides students with a certificate that is valid for three years discount toward cost of automobile insurance. Participants    MUST have completed an AARP 8 HR or 4 HR course no earlier than OCT.1, 2016.   AARP members MUST bring their current membership card. Participants may bring their own food and/or drinks to the course. There will be two 10 minute breaks, but no lunch break. Cost is $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-members. Make check payable to AARP and pay instructor at class time. Call 760-480-0611 to register. Plan to arrive 15 min. early for check in and payment. Call 760-480-0611 to register. 

 Dental Screening – Oct 2, (Wednesday) – 9:00 AM                                                    DEBB

Dr. Randy Jungman, a local dentist will check for gum disease, proper denture fit, and give you great information. Call 760-480-0611 to register.

 Hearing Screening  – Oct 7 (Monday) – 9:00 AM                                                        DEBB         David Illich, will conduct and interpret a professional hearing test and give advice regarding any hearing aids you may have. Call to register at 760-480-0611.

 Alzheimer’s San Diego Support & Discussion  –  Oct 14 & 23 (Monday) 11:30 AM      PACC 

 This group for caregivers provides a safe environment in the MAPLE ROOM to discuss caregiving experiences, learn strategies for coping and gain emotional support. Call Group Leader Shila Argeanton, CDT at 858-966-3303 to confirm and for information visit ALZSD.ORG.

 

 Multiple Sclerosis Support Group  –  Oct 16  (Wednesday)  – 1:00 – 3:00PM  PACC

Support group for those with M/S, their families and caregivers meets in the CEDAR ROOM. For more information, call Michelle Easterling, M/S Self-Help Group Leader at 760-805-6390.

 

 HICAP, Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy  – Oct 17 (Thursday) & Oct 22 (Tuesday) 9 – noon  DEBB

This program meets at DEBB to provide assistance and objective information to help seniors and disabled persons make informed decisions about health care coverage, Medicare benefits, and supplemental insurance plan options. Call 858-565-8772 for an appointment. 

 

   FREE INCOME TAX PREPARATION  Hurry this is done by Oct 10.

If you received a letter from the IRS and require additional action. 

      Call 760-480-0611 for an appointment.

 

 

Computer Classes begin Tuesday, September 3, 2019 and run 1.5 hours/week for 8 weeks for a $30 fee. Email & Internet classes, iPad Basics and Android Basics for seniors, run for 4 weeks for a $15 fee. Beginning/ Int iMac with iOS Yosemite & El Capitan based on instructor availability. Special Word, Excel, Android tablets, Kindle also offered. One-on-one tutoring available on most subjects on an appointment basis for $10/hour fee. Call 1 (760) 480-0611 for information.

 

   

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