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Senior Listings:

September 22

Memory Loss and Aging, workshop about improving memory with age, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, 11am, Fairview Branch Library, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd., 310.450.0443.

September 27

Santa Monica Family YMCA Open House, tour, seminars, exercise classes, 9am-2pm, free, Santa Monica YMCA, 1332 6th St., 310.393.2721 x135.

ONGOING

Adapted Gentle Restoratives for Seniors, Yoga classes for seniors with Bea Ammidown, 310.358.3338.

Balance Classes for Senior Citizens every Thursday between 8am and 7pm, Clinicare, 2317 Broadway, Medicare approved, 310.829.2225.

Bereavement support group, facilitated by a professional therapist, Tuesdays 10-11:30am, not a drop-in group, Center For Healthy Aging, 2125 Arizona Ave. To join call Sheila Segal, 310.576.2554 x373.

Center For Healthy Aging offers a book discussion group the second Friday of each month. The group meets in Group Room 2 on the second floor of the CHA building located at 2125 Arizona Ave. To join, call Sheila Segal at 310.576.2550 x373.

Center For Healthy Aging’s Creative Journaling workshop meets every Tuesday, 11:45am-2:30pm. To join, call Sheila Segal at 310.576.2550 x373.

DanceAlive class with Melinda Deamon, 1-2pm Wednesdays, $3, Center for Healthy Aging, 2125 Arizona Ave., 310.576.2550 x390.

Free Caregiver Support groups for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or stroke, first and third Thursdays, 10:30am-12p, second and fourth Tuesdays 6-7:30pm, WISE Adult Day Care Service Center, 1510 Pico Blvd., 310.452.7802.

Men’s Group, weekly support group for people 55 and older, talk about personal issues in a confidential environment, Wednesdays, 11:15am-12:45pm, Center for Healthy Aging, 2125 Arizona Ave., must RSVP, 310.576.2550.

Mentoring Program Seeks Retired Teachers. Help mentor first-year teachers in Compton, Pasadena, Los Angeles and Lynwood by offering your expertise, including classroom observation and feedback. Call UCLA Center on Aging, 310.794.0676.

Musicians invited to meet weekly and perform in concert with the Santa Monica College Emeritus Band, Lincoln Middle School, in the Bandroom, California and 14th streets, Tuesdays, 7pm, 310.474.5271.

Retirement 101, ongoing group, 1-3pm, $10 for one session, $15 for two sessions, Center For Healthy Aging, 2125 Arizona Ave., 310.576.2550, x371.

Santa Monica Strutters, a walking program for seniors sponsored by UCLA Healthcare, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8-10am in the third level Community Room at Santa Monica Place, 310.319.4560.

Senior Improv Workshop. Ongoing free class for seniors over 55, 1-3pm Tuesdays, Santa Monica Senior Rec. Center, 1450 Ocean Ave., 323.512.8245.

Senior Suppers. Discounted meals for people over 55, 3:30-7pm in the cafeteria at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, 1250 16th St., $3.25 plus tax, 310.319.4837.

WISE Retired and Senior Volunteer Program offers opportunities for volunteers 55 plus to tutor children at lower income schools. Tutor reading, work with children on art and other projects or use computers to teach literacy, training available, 310.394.9871 x452.

WISE Senior Services is helping fight fraud at its Senior Fraud Prevention Call Center in Santa Monica. “Fraud Fighters,” as our volunteers are known, place phone calls all over the United States to fraud victims and people at risk of becoming victims. Fraud Fighters tell consumers about current scams and offer tips on avoiding fraud. Volunteers needed for only three hours a week. Call Petula Storey, 310.3949871 x441 or email [email protected]

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