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Senior Resource Fair

May 2, 2016

The annual Senior Resource Fair will take place on Thursday, May 26th, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. There will be information on programs and services are available to retirement-age people in Woodland and Yolo County. The event will be held at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East Street in Woodland.

More than sixty organizations will be on-site to answer questions and provide materials, covering topics such as: health care, in-home support services, health and fitness, legal and tax assistance, support groups, volunteerism, repairs and chores, and much more. In addition, free informative presentations are available to hear more about: improving brain health, fraud prevention, eating healthy, and others.

The YMCA Fitness & Wellness Center located within the Community Center has opened their doors to seniors for this event. Free exercise and fitness classes will be available for seniors to try including: Chair Balance & Stretch and Silver Cycle.

The event is sponsored by the City of Woodland Commission on Aging and the City of Woodland Community Services Department. Contact the Woodland Senior Center Welcome Desk at (530) 661-2001 for more information.

Free Informative Presentations

10:20-11:00 a.m.

Meeting Room 1: “Healthy Eating” – Therese Brown, St. John’s VillageMeeting Room 2: “Low-Vision Aids and Informative Examples of Eye Diseases” – Joan Tolla, Outa Sight

Meeting Room 3: “Hospice & Personal Home Care” – Lisa Escobar, Kindred at Home

Meeting Room 4: “Medicare Advantage Plan Information” – Connie Tam, Healthnet

 11:10-11:50 a.m.

Meeting Room 1: “Five Wishes” – Louise Joyce, Yolo Hospice

Meeting Room 2: “Brain Health” – Cindi Unger, Comfort Keepers

Meeting Room 3: “Fraud Prevention” – Jim Hanney, Yolo County Sheriff’s Office (STARS)

Meeting Room 4: “Benefits of Essential Oils” – Sue Mazzoni, Awakening Wellness


Free Exercise and Fitness Classes

9:30 a.m. - Ship Shape (resistance band training)             

11:30 a.m. - Chair Balance & Stretch (YMCA)

12:30 p.m. -Silver Cycle (YMCA)

1:00 p.m. - Yoga & Meditation