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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July 2018

Recipe for Healthy Aging Adults

Discover how to keep yourself healthy as you age through mindfulness, finding alternatives to medications and learning the importance of nutrition and exercise. Presented by Gigi Le-Ta, PharmD, BCGP.

     Tuesday, July 17
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Balance and Fall Prevention

Discuss the prevalence of falls, self-tests, strategies to decrease the risk for falls and balance exercises in order to help prevent them. Presented by Saddleback Medical Center.

     Thursday, July 19
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

How to Improve Your Sleep Without Drugs

Learn the common causes of sleep problems, the dangers of prescription and over-the-counter medications and  ways to overcome insomnia and improve sleep. Presented by Wellness Central.

     Tuesday, July 24
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Alternative Medicine and Vitamins

Discuss the most commonly used vitamins and supplements, how alternative medicines can work for you and what therapies can keep you healthy. Presented by Hoag.
     Thursday,  July 26
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

Know Your Medicare Rights

Know your Medicare rights and benefits and find out how Medicare appeals work. You’ll also receive information on additional services offered through Medicare, such as preventative services. Presented by HICAP.

     Tuesday, July 31
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

August 2018

Understanding Vision Loss

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss. Learn about the different types (wet vs. dry) and the stages of vision loss. Presented by Monarch Healthcare.

     Thursday, Aug. 2
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

Aging Happily

Getting older can be stressful, but understanding your body’s changes can help ease your mind. Discover ways to boost your physical, emotional and spiritual health so you can live a healthier, happier life. Presented by Humana.

     Friday, Aug. 3
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Rancho Senior Center

The Latest in Diagnostics and Treatment of Breast Cancer

Learn about the newest technology involved in detecting breast cancer and the advancements in treatment options. Presented by Hoag.

     Tuesday, Aug. 7
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

How to Improve Your Sleep without Medication

Learn the common causes of sleep problems, the dangers of prescription and over-the-counter medications and  ways to overcome insomnia and improve sleep. Presented by Wellness Central.

     Thursday, Aug. 9
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

Healthy Eating

Learn easy tips to cook and eat healthy. Presented by Anthem Blue Cross.

     Thursday,  Aug. 16
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

Therapies for Gastroesophageal Reflux

Learn and discuss the latest treatments for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Presented by Ketan Shah, M.D.

     Tuesday, Aug. 21
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Stress of a Caregiver

Learn to recognize the different emotions associated with caring for others and techniques to deal with these emotions. Presented by Silverado.

     Tuesday, Aug. 28
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center

Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving Assistance Programs

Learn ways to become more energy efficient in your daily life and the savings it can bring. Presented by Southern California Edison.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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