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.

July 2017

Healthy Brain Aging 

Get an overview of normal brain aging, mild cognitive impairment and  Alzheimer’s disease. In addition,  attendees will learn about treatments and top ways to reduce their risk.  Presented by UCI MIND. 
     Monday, July 3
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
     Course # 185927

Medicare 101 

Learn about Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare Supplement Plans. This will benefit persons who are new to Medicare, ready to retire, losing their employer plan, and those who have VA  Benefits. Presented by AGA Medicare Options. 
     Monday,  July 6
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center
     Course # 185928

Allergies Are Nothing to Sneeze At  

Discover causes, symptoms and  treatments for common allergies.  Presented by MemorialCare Medical Group.     
     Monday, July 10 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
     Course # 185929

Future Care Planning 

Explore what is important to you, what you value most and how to plan for the future of your health. Presentation will  include information on Advanced Health Care Directives, advance care planning and future financial planning. Presented by Hoag. 
     Thursday, July 13 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center
     Course # 185930

Medicare Essentials 

Learn about the costs, enrollment  processes, how to avoid penalties,  and available plans within Medicare. Presented by HICAP. 
     Monday,  July 17 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
     Course # 185931

Medicare 101 

Learn about Medicare Advantage Plans and Medicare Supplement Plans. This will benefit persons who are new to Medicare, ready to retire, losing their employer plan, and those who have VA  Benefits. Presented by AGA Medicare Options. 
     Monday,  July 24 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
     Course # 185935

Oral Health 

Learn about oral inflammation,  periodontal diseases and the possible effects on the body. Presented by OC Perio Specialists. 
     Thursday, July 27 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center
     Course # 185936

The Impact of Family Violence 

Learn about the dynamics of family  violence, types of abuse and the impact on victims. Discuss warning signs and how to set boundaries. Presented by  Human Options. 
     Monday, July 31 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
     Course # 185937

August 2017

Harm of Prescriptions, Supplements and Herbs 

Learn about the pros and cons of  adding supplements and herbs to your daily diet. Presented by MemorialCare Medical Group. 
     Thursday,  Aug. 3 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center
     Course # 185938

The Importance of Good Sleep Habits 

Learn about common sleep disorders, treatment options and tips to improve your quality of sleep. Presented by Hoag Sleep Center. 
     Monday,  Aug. 7 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
     Course # 185939

Healthy Brain Aging 

Get an overview of normal brain aging, mild cognitive impairment and  Alzheimer’s disease. In addition,  attendees will learn about treatments and top ways to reduce their risk.  Presented by UCI MIND. 
     Thursday, Aug. 10 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center
     Course # 185940

Preventing Heart Attacks and Stokes  

Learn about the key risk factors, how to manage them and what lifestyle  changes you can make to help prevent them. Presented by Monarch HealthCare. 
     Monday, Aug. 14 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
     Course # 185941

COPD/Hypertension 

Learn about hypertension, how to  prevent and how to treat it. Presented by Anthem Blue Cross. 
     Monday,  Aug. 21 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
     Course # 185944

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. 
     Monday,  Aug. 28 
     10-11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center
     Course # 185945