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 required; drop-in attendance may be available, only if space permits.

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Dining Out with Diabetes

Having diabetes does not mean you cannot enjoy dining out. Learn tips and tricks to dining out with diabetes while maintaining a healthy diet. Presented by Hoag.

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

Marketplace Scams

Learn why scammers target certain groups of people, the most common scams, how to protect yourself, and resources if you are victimized. Presented by Better Business Bureau.

     Tuesday, July 16
     10–11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center  

Preventing Identity Theft, Fraud, and Scams

With scams on the rise, it is important to learn how to protect yourself against Identity theft, telemarketer calls, and internet phishing. Presented by Irvine Police Department.

​     Thursday, July 18
​     10–11:30 a.m.
     Trabuco Center

Neuromuscular Control

Learn how to maintain strong neuromuscular control to help prevent falls and injuries. Presented by NeuroHealth Solutions.

     Friday, July 19
     10–11:30 a.m.
     Rancho Senior Center

Your Brain and Dementia

This interactive presentation will discuss updates in dementia research and how we can predict dementia through the use of brain imaging. Presented by UCI Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (CNLM).

     Tuesday, July 23
     10–11:30 a.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center  

Disaster Preparedness

Are you prepared for an emergency? Learn how to create a plan, make a disaster kit, and how to protect yourself and your home. Presented by Orange County Fire Authority. 

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

Understanding Eye Changes and Your Macula

Learn how age affects your vision, specifically the macula. Discuss macular degeneration, symptoms to look for, diagnostic tools, and the current treatment methods. Presented by Hoag.

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

A Guide to Strength & Flexibility for Those Over 55

Learn how to use your body to gain strength and mobility in everyday life. You will learn easy ways to trick your pain and limitations to make daily tasks more comfortable. Presented by Hoag.

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

Preventing Identity Theft, Fraud, and Scams

With scams on the rise, it is important to learn how to protect yourself against identity theft, telemarketer calls, and internet phishing. Presented by Irvine Police Department.

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

Internet Safety

Learn about common online scams that involve photo and file sharing, phishing for private information, computer virus scares, and contacting family and friends on social media. Presented by Better Business Bureau.

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

The Secret to Living Your Best

Learn about cost-effective natural com-pounds that have been known to help with liver, kidney, heart, and brain health. Presented by NeuroHealth Solutions.

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

Becoming Better Friends with Those You Love

Learn how bridging the generation gap and improving your ability to give and receive advice can help improve relationships with your family. Presented by Alan Levy, Ph.D Clinical Psychologist.

​     Wednesday, August 28
​     1–2:30 p.m.
     Lakeview Senior Center