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.

October 2017

Future Care Planning

Explore what is important to you, what you value most and how to plan for the future of your health. Discuss advanced health care directives, advance care planning and future financial planning. Presented by Hoag CARES Program/Palliative Services.
​     Monday,  Oct. 2
​     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
​     Course # 188501

Personal Care Products and Household Cleaners

Discuss the ingredients in many household products and what you can do to protect, improve and optimize the health of your family, including your pets. Presented by Wellness Central.
​     Thursday,  Oct. 5
​     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center
​     Course # 188512

Internet and Phone Service Discounts

Learn how to maximize benefits, qualify for a free wireless phone, and about specialized phone and internet service. Presented by Irvine Senior Services.
​     Monday,  Oct. 9
​     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
​     Course # 188503

Caregiver Stress and Preventing Burnout

Learn techniques on how to avoid caregiver stress and burnout and tips to help you communicate with people who have dementia. Presented by Silverado Senior Living.
​     Thursday, Oct. 12
​     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center
​     Course # 188513

Macular Degeneration

Discuss the primary cause of vision loss in Americans over 60. Learn about major types, symptoms, risks factors and the latest treatment options. Presented by Monarch HealthCare.
​     Monday Oct. 16
​     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
​     Course # 188506

Earthquake Preparedness

Join us to learn about how you can prepare yourself and your home for an earthquake. Presented by the Irvine Police Department.
​     Tuesday, Oct. 17
​     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
​     Course # 188507

Super Foods

Discuss beneficial super foods that have been proven to help slow down and prevent ongoing ailments. Presented by MemorialCare Medical Group.
​     Thursday, Oct. 19
​     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center
​     Course # 188514

Medicare Basics

Discuss the different Medicare plans, including Medicare Supplement Insurance, Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO, and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. No specific plan information will be provided. Presented by Hoag.
​     Thursday, Oct. 26
​     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center
​     Course # 188517

Getting the Most Out of Medicare Annual Enrollment

Learn about Medicare Annual Open Enrollment and the changes to Medicare. Determine the best possible drug and health plan to meet your needs and maximize your Medicare benefits. Presented by HICAP - Council on Aging.
​     Monday Oct. 30
​     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
​     Course # 188511