Lectures & Series

Irvine Senior Services, in partnership with local community organizations, offers presentations on topics of interest to active adults. All presentations are offered at no charge, unless otherwise noted. Registration is recommended.

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September 2018

Cataracts: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Join us for a discussion on the various types of cataracts, their symptoms, and how they can best be treated. Presented by Hoag.

     Thursday, September 6, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

Seniors and Safe Driving

This lecture will address the concerns seniors face as it relates to safe driving and provide vital information necessary to represent the interest of public safety. Presented by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

     Friday, September 7, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Rancho Senior Center

Women’s Health

Learn about issues affecting women related to topics such as breast cancer, Osteoporosis, and nutrition. Presented by DeMoss Chiropractic.

     Tuesday, September 11, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Healthy Heart

Discover risk factors to your heart and how to develop health habits for your lifestyle. Presented by Infinity Care Insurance.

     Thursday, September 13, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

Oral Health

Learn about oral inflammation, periodontal diseases, and the possible detrimental affects on the body. Presented by OC Perio Specialists.

     Tuesday,September 18, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Financial Scams

Discuss the current financial scams targeting seniors including what scammers say to entice victims, red flags to beware of, and tips to avoid being scammed. Presented by Human Options.

     Thursday, September 20, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

Fall Prevention

The prevalence of falling can leave a lasting impact on your body. Learn about the risk factors for falls, the impact to your body, and what to do to decrease these risks. Presented by In Motion OC.

     Thursday, September 20, 2-3 p.m.
     Rancho Senior Center

How to Lower Your Cholesterol Without Taking Drugs

Learn about the relationship between high cholesterol and heart disease, the problem with taking statin drugs, and things a per-son can do to manage cholesterol levels without taking medication. Presented by Wellness Central.

     Tuesday, Sept. 25, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

October 2018

Exercise to Improve Balance

Learn how to decrease your falling risk and improve your balance. Presented by Hoag.

     Tuesday, October 2, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Cosmetic Treatment Option for Aging Skin

Discuss the latest treatment options to help you improve the appearance of your skin. Presented by Monarch HealthCare.

     Thursday, October 4, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

Scams Against Seniors

Learn why seniors are targeted by scammers, common types of scams, warning signs, and how to avoid being a victim. Presented by the Better Business Bureau.

     Friday, October 5, 10–11:30 a.m.
     Rancho Senior Center

How to Lower Your Cholesterol Without Taking Drugs

Learn about the relationship between high cholesterol and heart disease, the problem with taking statin drugs, and things a person can do to manage cholesterol levels without taking medication. Presented by Wellness Central.

     Thursday, October 11, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

What’s New for Medicare in 2019

Learn how Medicare 2019 changes may impact your medical coverage. Find out if your plan is meeting your healthcare needs and receive information on potential ways to |reduce your Medicare costs. Presented by HICAP.

     Tuesday, October 16, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Prepare Irvine

Learn how to protect yourself, family, co-workers, and neighbors in times of dis-aster. Presented Irvine Police Department.

     Tuesday, October 18, 10-11:30 a.m.
     ​Trabuco Center

Back Pain

Learn about the common causes of lower back pain and suggestions for relief. Presented by In Motion OC.

     Thursday, October 18, 2–3 p.m.
     Rancho Senior Center

Prepare Irvine

Learn how to protect yourself, family, co-workers, and neighbors in times of dis-aster. Presented Irvine Police Department.

     Tuesday, October 23, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

A Platform to Create Healthy Lives

See how Orange County adults create healthy, vibrant lives with each other and learn about our digital community. Presented by IrisOC.

     Thursday, October 25, 10-11:30 a.m.
     ​Trabuco Center

Common Causes of Influenza & How to Prevent It

Discuss assessment and treatment of influenza, with an additional emphasis on means to prevent infection. Presented by UCI Health.

     Tuesday, October 30, 10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

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