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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November 2018


Learn about the origin of hypertension, how to screen for it, and the proper lifestyle for those affected. Presented by Hoag.

     Thursday, November 1, 10–11:30 a.m.
     ​Trabuco Center

Chocolate and Your Heart

Learn the different ways chocolate can benefit your health and heart. Presented by Anthem Inc.

     Friday, November 2, 10–11:30 a.m.
     Rancho Senior Center

Recognize & Report

Orange County’s Adult Protective Services (APS) accepts, responds to, and investigates reports of abuse and neglect of elders and dependent adults. Come learn how to recognize and report elder and dependent adult abuse, as well as how APS responds to and investigates reports. Presented by Reath Melendez, APS social worker.

     Friday, November 2, 10:15–11:45 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Scam and Fraud Prevention

Learn how to identify scams and prevent fraud through personal safety. Presented by Irvine Police Department.

     Tuesday, November 6, 10–11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Natural Supplements for Brain Health

Learn which vitamins and nutrients can benefit your clarity of thinking, alertness, focus, memory, and concentration. Presented by MemorialCare Medical Group.

     Thursday, November 8, 10–11:30 a.m.
     ​Trabuco Center

Alzheimer’s Workshop

Learn about natural treatment options to help reduce the burden of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and cognitive decline. Presented by DeMoss Chiropractic.

     Tuesday, November 13, 10–11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Bone Health Basics: Understanding Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis can often be prevented and treated. Join us to learn how you can prevent bone loss and possible broken bones. Presented by Independence at Home.

     Thursday,  November 15, 10–11:30 a.m.
     ​Trabuco Center


Learn the common causes and symptoms of sciatica, along with suggestions to help reduce pain. Presented by In Motion OC.

     Thursday, November 15, 2–3 p.m.
     Rancho Senior Center

Senior Self Care

Discuss how to control your cholesterol, weight, and blood sugar.  Learn tips for better health and how to prevent strokes, heart attacks, diabetes, and dementia. Presented by Monarch Health Care.

     Tuesday, November 20, 10–11:30 a.m.     
     Lakeview Senior Center

Genetic Counseling and Testing for Cancer

Learn more about genetic counseling and testing for hereditary cancer syndromes. Presented by UCI Health.

     Tuesday, November 27, 10–11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Medicare Basics

Learn how to avoid late penalties; when your enrollment periods are; and what your coverage options are through Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance plans, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare Part D. Presented by Blue Shield CA.

     Thursday,  November 29, 10–11:30 a.m.
     ​Trabuco Center

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