SPECIAL SERVICES & PROGRAMS

COMPUTER CLASSES/TUTORS Every Monday thru Friday 9:00AM–NOON COMPUTER ROOM

Courses include Beginning & Intermediate Windows 10 and iMac.  Classes are held 1.5      hours/week for 8 weeks for a $30 fee.  Email & the Internet classes, iPad and Android Basic are held for 4 weeks for a $15 fee.  Special programs of Word, Excel, Kindle also offered. One-on-one tutoring available on most subjects on an appointment basis for $10/hour fee.  

Call 760-480-0611 for more information.

 

Please Note:  Computer Instructors Needed, Please Call 760-480-0611

Legal Aid & Notary Service – Every Wednesday 9:00 -10:30 AM ……..……………STAFF OFFICE

Get advice on wills, trusts, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord relations, and other general legal issues. Free Notary services available.  

Call 760-480-0611 for a time slot.

AARP Smart Driver Program -Tuesday, June 11, Noon – 5:00 PM. …………….…………OAK RM

One Day Renewal Class – This class provides students with a certificate valid for three years of discount on the cost of automobile insurance.  You MUST have completed an AARP 8 hr. or 4 hr. course since June 4, 2016. AARP members MUST bring their current membership card. Participants may bring their own food and/or drinks and 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. Please plan to arrive 15 min. early for check in and payment.

Call 760-480-0611 to register.   

HICAP, Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program.…………………….….STAFF OFFICE

Thurs, June 20 & Tues, 25  9:00 AM – NOON

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.

Taxi Coupon Program 9:00 AM to NOON Tuesday & Wednesday ONLY …………….RECEPTION

Taxi coupons are used for shopping, banking, church 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 and an appointment.

SUPPORT GROUPSMeetings are free and open to all.

NAMI – National Alliance for Mentally Ill  ……..…………………………………………….OAK ROOM

Every Tuesday   4:00 – 6:00 PM                                        Please call 800-523-5933 for information.

POST POLIO SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUP……………………………………….…..CEDAR ROOM

Tuesday, June 11, 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM        

For those dealing with post Polio Syndrome, or anyone dealing with pain.  Join us for informative and fun guest speakers.

Call 760-745-2787 for more information.

ALZHEIMER’S S.D. SUPPORT & DISCUSSION ……………………………………………….SENIOR CENTER

June 10, and June 24, Monday’s 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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

HEALTH SCREENINGS

Hearing Screening – Monday June 10 at 9:00 AM – David Illich, audiologist, 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……………………………………….………………………OAK ROOM

Dental Screening – Wednesday June 5. 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………………………………………………………………….. OAK ROOM

COMING IN JULY

 

Better Breathers Club………… July 10, Wednesday….1–3:00 PM.……………………OAK ROOM

Sponsored by the American Lung Association, this support and educational group is for people with respiratory problems of COPD (chronic pulmonary diseases of bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma).  Meeting topics include updates on lung disease treatment, medications, respiratory equipment, exercise, psychological aspects of lung disease, nutrition, breathing techniques, and more. Meetings are free and open to all.

 

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group …July 18, Wednesday….1:00 – 3:00 PM …….…OAK ROOM Support group for those with M/S, and their families and caregivers.  For more information, call Michelle Easterling, M/S Self-Help Group Leader at 760-805-6390.

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