Classes & Events

HICAP Counseling Service

HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program) is a free service that provides a state-registered counselor who can help with questions or problems relating to Medicare A & B, Prescription D, and Medicare billing and claims, supplemental health insurance and long term care insurance.  Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling 742-4474. 

Ages: Participants must be age 65+ or disabled to qualify

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Legal Services for Seniors 60 and Over

Pam Epley, a paralegal, is available by appointment only to discuss landlord-tenant issues, Medi-Cal forms, power of attorney, advance health care directives, debit-credit issues and other legal help. Please call 742-8289 to schedule an appointment.

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Genealogy Show and Tell

We encourage you to bring hard copy or laptops and share your genealogy discoveries and resources. Tips and techniques for beginning your genealogy as well as how, when and where to record memoirs will be presented. Experienced genealogists will be available to mentor beginners.

Monday, September 18

9:30 – 11am

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Monthly Evening Dance

Join us on the dates listed below to get back into the swing of things!  Please bring a snack to share with everyone.

2nd Friday of the month: 10/13, 11/10, 12/8, 1/12

6 – 9pm

Fee: $6

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Estate Planning/Legal Issues for Seniors

Paulla Hyatt-McIntire, Certified Specialist, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, will be available to discuss various legal topics concerning estate planning and elder law. Call 822-4608 for reservations.

 Free

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Living Without Depression is Possible

Part of the Caregivers Workshop Series presented by Sutter North Home Health and Hospice.  Depression in older adults is different than with younger people.  Depression, if left un-addressed in older adults, can increase the risk of other diseases and the potential for heart attack.  Learn to identify the signs and symptoms of depression early on.  There are varieties of interventions that may help your loved one to avoid the risks.  Free seating is limited so please call 822-4608 to reserve your spot.

Thursday, October 12
1:30-2:30
FREE

 

                                                                                                                                                                                   

General Estate Planning

Paulla Hyatt-McIntire, Certified Specialist Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, will be discussing various legal topics concerning estate planning and elder law.  Space is limited.  Call 822-4608 to reserve your space.

Monday, October 16
10:30-11:30
FREE

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Your Choices Can Change Your Lifestyle-For the Better!

Transitioning from your home to an assisted living community can be overwhelming or fairly easy.  There are many choices and factors to consider...but how do you know what to ask if you just don't know?  Join Becky Baker (from Summerfield Senior Living) to find out what you need to know to make the best decision.

Thursday, October 19
11am-12 pm
FREE

                                                                                                                                                                                   

HICAP Medicare Part D Clinic

Medicare Open Enrollment is from October 15 through December 7.  It is the time to compare prescription drug plans (Medicare Part D) to make sure you have the most cost-effective plan for 2018.  Local HICAP counselors will be available to assist you find a new plan with better coverage, higher quality and lower cost or confirm that your current plan is the best coverage for 2018.  Space is limited and an appointment is necessary, so please call 822-4608 to schedule an appointment.

Thursday, November 9
10-11 am
FREE

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer's

The warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging.  If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it is time to learn the facts.  Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.  Attend this interactive workshop to learn the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's disease.  We will separate myth from reality and address commonly held fears about Alzheimer's.  Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.  Seating is limited, so call 822-4608 to reserve your spot.Transitioning from your home to an assisted living community can be overwhelming or fairly easy.  There are many choices and factors to consider...but how do you know what to ask if you just don't know?  Join Becky Baker (from Summerfield Senior Living) to find out what you need to know to make the best decision.

Thursday, November 16
10am-1
FREE

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Skip the Holiday Blues and Enjoy the Season

Part of the Caregiver Workshop Series presented by Sutter North Home Health & Hospice.  Take a deep breath.  With some planning and adjusted expectations, your celebrations can still be happy and memorable occasions.  Older adults with underlying health issues could experience some difficulties fully embracing the holiday season.  There are some simple tips you can employ to help yourself and your loved ones have a more enjoyable experience with family and friends.  Seating is limited so call 822-4608 to reserve your spot.

Thursday, November 16
1:30-2:30 pm
FREE

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Eating is Essential to Promote Health

Part of the Caregiver Workshop Series presented by Prestige Assisted Living.  As a caregiver for seniors, it can be frightening if a loved one refuses to eat or is experiencing a loss of appetite.  Often there are valid reasons for missing meals or avoiding food.  There may be underlying issues preventing them from receiving the proper nutrition they need to thrive.  Seating is limited so call 822-4608 to reserve your spot.

Thursday,  December 14
1:30-2:30 pm
FREE

                                                                                                                                                                                   

OMBUDSMAN Workshop-Area 4 Agency on Aging

Join the Senior Center for a workshop on Long Term Care Ombudsman Services/Elder Abuse Prevention Program.  Staff and trained volunteers assist residents and families of long-term care facilities to resolve complaints.  This program is a direct service of Agency on Aging/Area 4.

Thursday, January 18 
11am-12 pm
FREE

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Blood Pressure Screening

It is important to check your blood pressure often if you have risk factors for high blood pressure.  Come in once a month and have your blood pressure screened by Freedom Home Health and Hospice Services.

Wednesdays: 9/20, 10/8, 11/15, 12/20, 1/17
10-11am
FREE

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Shred Week

Bring in all of those old documents for shredding!  Titan Shred will be dropping off secure bins for you to drop all of your old paperwork in for shredding, and will pick-up at the end of the week to shred.

October 30-November 3

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Senior Resource Fair

Learn about the many resources for seniors that the City of Yuba City has to offer.  Vendors will include:  Housing, Assisted Living, Food Programs, Legal Services, Transportation, Medicare, Health and Insurance.  You do not want to miss out on having all of this information in one location!  In addition, Titan Shred will have secured bins at the Senior Center for your documents that you would like to have shredded.

Thursday, November 2
9am-Noon
FREE

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Christmas Tree Lighting and Potluck

Mark your calendar and come help us start the holiday season with our tree lighting!  We will cook the turkey and dressing, you bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share.  Please sign-up by Wednesday, November 29th at the Senior Center

Wednesday, December 6
5:30-7pm
FREE with Activity Card and a side dish, salad or dessert to share.

                                                                                                                                                                                   

AARP Smart Driving Program

Join instructor Richard Dettmer for two half-day sessions where participants will review changes that occur with age that affect how you deal with traffic, freeway driving, road hazards and accident prevention.  Pre-registration is required and class size is limited.

Tuesday & Thursday November 7 & 9 
9am-1pm
$15 AARP members/$20 non-members
(Payable by check or money order to AARP)

 

                                                                                                                                                                                   

AARP Smart Driving Program-Refresher Course

Join instructor Richard Dettmer in a one-day refresher course for those people who have taken the 8-hour class within the last four years.  The certificate is good for 3 years.  Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. 

Thursday January 11 
9am-1pm
$15 AARP members/$20 non-members
(Payable by check or money order to AARP)