The City of La Habra will join 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 Salute to Seniors event, beginning on Wednesday, November 2nd and ending on Wednesday, November 9th.
The week will begin 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.
Other Monday-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. daily, and bingo, 12:30-1:30 p.m. There will also be additional special activities held at various locations throughout La Habra, 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 with a Senior Prom on Wednesday, November 9th, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the Community Center. For more information about these events, please contact the Community Center at 562-383-4205.