Senior Salute week is a new event where the City of La Habra joins forces with the La Habra Community Collaborative, the Move More, Eat Healthy program, the Institute for Healthcare Advancement, St. Joseph/St. Jude Medical Center, the American Heart Association, Friends of Family Health Center, and Southern California University of Health Sciences for a week long program that provides a variety of health and lifestyle activities for older adults. This year's program begins on Wednesday, November 2, 2017 and ends on Wednesday, November 9, 2017. The week begins with a Senior Health Fair at the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., with free flu shots, as well as various screenings and exams, including balance, breathing, vision and hearing, blood pressure, glucose, bone density, cholesterol, carotid artery, ask a nurse, ask a pharmacist, and nutrition education. There will also be an Orange County senior resources/information booth sponsored by the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
Monday through Friday activities will include the regularly scheduled activities for seniors that take place at the La Habra Community Center -- live music and dancing, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; Health & Wellness exercise classes, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; lunch, 12:00-12:30 p.m., and bingo, 12:30-1:30 p.m. There will also be special activities held at other locations, including workshops in English and Spanish on Medicare basics, senior safe driving, home care providers, using social media, caregiver respite, advance healthcare planning and more. The event will conclude on Wednesday afternoon, November 9th, with a Senior Prom at the Community Center, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., followed by lunch. To download a complete schedule of events, please click here.