Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Senior Resource Center at Sharp Memorial Hospital June FREE Programs

The Senior Resource Center at Sharp Memorial Hospital  7901 Frost St., CA 92123, offers free health education and screening programs for seniors and their families each month. The Senior Resource Center also provides free information and assistance for health information and community resources, call 858-939-4790. For information on additional programs, call 1-800-827-4277 or visit our web site at www.sharp.com.

HOW TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY VOICE
Learn how normal voice is produced and how the voice can change with aging and stress. We’ll show you how to maintain a healthy voice and how to use your most effective voice. Presented by Kathleen Catterall, Manager of Speech Therapy of Sharp Rehabilitation Services on Tuesday, June 10, 1 to 2 p.m. at the Peninsula Family YMCA, 4390 Valeta St., San Diego. Reservation required. Call 1-800-827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com.

RESOURCE AND TOOLS FOR THE FAMILY CAREGIVERS
Family caregivers can learn about health and community resources, placement options, support groups and more. We will discuss emotional issues people face when caring for a loved one and coping techniques than can help relieve stress. Presented by Andrea Holmberg, Program Coordinator, Sharp Senior Resource Center on Monday, June 16, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Sharp Health Plan Office, 5820 Tech Way, San Diego. Reservation required. Call 1-800-827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com.

STRESS MANAGEMENT
Learn how to recognize your physical, behavioral, and emotional symptoms of stress and learn several practical and effective strategies to improve your ability to cope with stress and regain peace of mind from Dara Schwartz, Clinical Psychologist for Sharp Mesa Vista on Wednesday, June 18, 12 to 1 p.m. at Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, 2128 Chatsworth Blvd, San Diego. Reservation required. Reservation required. Call 1-800-827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com.

WILLS AND TRUSTS
An estate planning expert will explain why everyone should have a will and some need a trust. Without adequate planning, your heirs may not receive their full inheritance. This free session will provide valuable information on inheritance taxes and legal issues. A free consultation is available. This free, informative seminar is presented by Norm Timmins, J.D., Gift & Estate Planning Director, Grossmont Hospital Foundation. Monday, June 2 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Sharp Health Plan Offices, 5820 Tech Way, San Diego. Registration required. Call 1-800-827-4277 or register online at www.sharp.com

HICAP INSURANCE COUNSELING
Receive free information about Medicare, HMO’s supplement insurance or long-term care insurance from trained volunteer counselors of HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program). Tuesday, June 3 or Wednesday, June 11 or Wednesday, June 25, 9 a.m. to 12 at the Sharp Senior Health Center, 4320 Genesee Ave. #104, San Diego. Appointment required. Call HICAP at 1-800-434-0222 or 858-565-8772.

SENIOR RESOURCE CENTER INFORMATION & REFERRAL
The Sharp Memorial Senior Resource Center staff is trained to help seniors and their families connect with other services. Do you need a Vial of Life? Do you need an Advance Directive for Health Care form? Do you need information on caregiving, exercise or health? Call the Senior Resource Center at 858-939-4790.

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