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Draper Senior Center: Events Schedule

Feb 20, 2015 01:56PM ● By City Journals Staff
Draper Senior Center
1148 E. Pioneer Road
(385) 468-3330

The center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. Transportation is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for those who live in the area. The cost is free; call the center for more information. Most activities require you to sign up in advance.

Feb. 24, 10 a.m. — Improving Your Sleep. Vital Aging will host this class on learning how to prepare yourself for sleep and to  hopefully, stay asleep.    

1:30 p.m. — Fitness Clinic. Michele Mendoza, personal trainer, will offer seniors the opportunity to test their health skills with one-on-one assistance.

Feb. 25, March 11, 25, 10 a.m. — Computers 101

Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m. — Love Your Heart. Let’s keep our hearts strong and healthy. A heart specialist from Sandy Health and Rehab will help seniors do this.    

Feb. 26, 10 a.m. — Heart Screenings. Nursing students from Eagle Gate College will be doing blood pressure testing, blood glucose testing, listening to heart rhythms and foot assessments.

March 3, 10:45 a.m. — Shoulder Replacement. Dr. Sybrowski and Dr. Meadows, Alta View Sports Medicine, will offer great tips on dealing with & avoiding shoulder pain

March 3, 17, 12:30 p.m. — Acupressure

March 4, 18, 9 a.m. — Manicures

10 a.m. — Hearing Testing, Hearing Aid Cleaning and Presentation. Hosted by Harris Hearing Center.

March 5, 1 p.m. — Alzheimer’s Support Group. This is an opportunity for individuals confronting dementia and for families and caregivers to share and learn more about ways to cope and live.

March 6, 10 a.m. — Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Testing

10:30 p.m. — “What About Snoring?” LoAndra Berg, Alta View Hospital, will talk about this annoying problem.

March 9, 10 am. — “Healthy Eating.” Lindsay Park, dietician at Alta View Hospital, will steer seniors on the right track to eating healthy.

12 p.m. — Young at Heart Book Club

March 10, 11:30 p.m. — Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services Fair. Come find out all the wonderful programs that Adult & Aging Services has to offer seniors.

11:30 p.m. — Lunch Buddies. The group will go to “Penny Ann’s Café.”  

3 p.m. — Afternoon Tea

March 12, 10 a.m. — Home Depot Field Trip. Visit Home Depot and have their experts answer your questions on preparing your home and garden for spring and summer. Transportation provided. 

March 13, 10:30 a.m. — Accreditation Award Ceremony. A Salt Lake County representative from Aging & Adult Services will present the center with their accreditation plaque.

11 a.m. — Tap Dancing Grannies. Enjoy this amazing group of tapping grandmothers.   

12:30 p.m. — Estate Planning. Tim Williams, center volunteer attorney, will present a nuts and bolts workshop on Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Powers of Attorney, Medicare and Medicaid, and other ElderLaw related topics.

March 16, 10:30 a.m. — Senior Health. Roland Fitts will present pertinent info. about senior health.

11 a.m. — Sandy Senior Center Irish Dancers Perform

2 p.m. — Bunco

March 18, 9:30 a.m. — Soap Making. 

March 19, 10:30 a.m. — Releasing into Peace. Find out how to get rid of aches and pains and feel more peace and comfort physically and emotionally. 

March 20, 10 a.m. — Health Screenings. Students from Roseman University will be on hand to provide blood pressure testing, blood glucose testing, listening to heart rhythms and foot assessments.

10 a.m. — New Time for Bingo

March 23, 10:30 a.m. — Dip Party. Bring your favorite dip to share. The center will provide the chips.

10:30 a.m. — Ask a Pharmacist

11:30 a.m. — “Walk with Ease” Meet and Greet. Wondering what “Walk with Ease” is all about? Representatives from Salt Lake County Aging & Adult Services will be here to tell you.

1 p.m. — Movie Monday: “100-Foot Journey”

March 24, 10 a.m. — Coping with Loss and Grief. Rhonda Busch, Vital Aging Project, will host this presentation, giving seniors the opportunity to share, and then process thoughts and feelings related to loss.