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 742-2334.

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, June 19, July 17, August 21, 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.

Friday, TBD

6 – 9pm

Fee: $6

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Legal Issues for Seniors

Attorneys from the Law Office of Paulla Hyatt-McIntire will be speaking about and answering questions on elder law issues such as Medi-Cal planning and elder financial abuse. Call 822-4608 for reservations.

Fee:  Free

                                                                                                                                                                                     

AARP Smart Drivers Program

Join instructor Richard Dettmer in two half-day sessions, 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, August 8 & 10

9am1pm

$15 AARP Members, $20 Non-Members

(Payable by check or money order to AARP)
                                                                                                                                                                                   

AARP Smart Drivers Program - Refresher

This is a one-day refresher course of 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, September 14

9am1pm

$15 AARP Members, $20 Non-Members

(Payable by check or money order to AARP)
                                                                                                                                                                                   

Managing Chronic Disease

Caregiver Support Workshop series. Advanced Home Health and
Hospice will be conducting this workshop. If you care for a loved
one with a chronic medical condition you may have found yourself
wondering how to help them or when you should step-in and help them. Learn how to support your loved one and when to become their advocate.

Thursday, June 15

1:30-2:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                

Skin Cancer Awareness

Marisa Graham with Interim HealthCare will be discussing care of your skin. Review of skin abnormalities to report to your doctor. How to protect your skin in the summer and winter.

Thursday, June 22

11:15am - 12:15pm

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Bi-County Elder Services Team

Mental health issues such as depression and anxiety are not a normal part of aging. However, about 10% of older adults do suffer from these problems. Come learn about older adult mental health issues and how to get help, whether this is for you, a friend or a family member from Charlie Benson, LMFT, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works with Sutter-Yuba Behavioral Health. Remember that education gives us the power to overcome and recover.

Thursday, July 13

11am - Noon
                                                                                                                                                                                   

PG&E

A representative from PG&E will be here to discuss the CARE Program which offers savings based on income as well as savings alternatives for your account. PG&E will be able to answer any questions you may have from general questions, to specific account related questions. Please call 822-4608 for reservations

Thursday, July 20

11am-12pm
                                                                                                                                                                                   

Senior Finances, What to do When it's Time to Help

Caregiver Support Workshop series. Mandy Jones from Bank of the Feather River will be hosting this workshop. As our parents and loved ones’ age, they may lose the ability to fully track their finances. When they are unable to manage their daily finances, they may become susceptible to financial abuse, lose their home or risk having their utilities turned off. Often times they don’t know how to ask for help or who they can trust their finances too. Learn how you can make arrangements for financial assistance in advance or if help is needed now to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Thursday, July 20

1:30-2:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                   

Healthy Living for your Brain & Body

For centuries, we’ve know that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join the Alzheimer’s Association to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Free seating is limited so please call 822-4608 to reserve your spot.

Thursday, July 27

11am - 12pm
                                                                                                                                                                                   

Yuba Sutter Legal Center for Seniors

A representative from the Yuba-Sutter Legal Center for Seniors,
will be here to speak on legal assistance and issues for Seniors in the Yuba-Sutter Area.

Thursday, August 10

11am-12pm
                                                                                                                                                                                   

Fall Prevention Workshop

Marisa Graham with Interim HealthCare will be discussing fall prevention. Tips to prevent and reduce falls. Review of things that increase fall risk. This workshop will also demonstrate how to properly get up from a fall.

Thursday, August 17

11:15am-12:15pm
                                                                                                                                                                                   

Managing Chronic Pain

Caregiver Support Workshop series. Sutter North Home Health & Hospice will be here. As a caregiver for seniors it can be difficult to know how to help a senior minimize and manage chronic pain well. Older adults encounter chronic pain as their muscles and joints become stiff and they become less agile. As a caregiver for seniors, it is a good plan to learn what to watch for as you support your loved one struggling with chronic pain.

Thursday, August 24

11:15am-12:15pm
                                                                                                                                                                                   

Flu & Pneumonia Shot Clinic 

Walgreen’s will be at the Senior Center to go over information about the Flu & Pneumonia viruses. They will also be giving flu or pneumonia shots. You will need to bring your insurance cards or Medicare cards for this FREE Clinic.

Thursday, September 7

10-11am
                                                                                                                                                                                   

Congestive Heart Failure Facts 

Caregiver Support Workshop series. Advanced Home Health & Hospice will be discussing how to help a loved one manage Congestive Heart Failure. Elderly people managing this disease can feel overwhelmed with the changes that need to occur to manage this stressful physical condition. Learn to identify the symptoms, common causes, and treatments available.

Thursday, September 14

1:30-2:30pm