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THE COURIER

Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club 250 E. Center Street, Anaheim, CA 92805 VOLUME — 42

June — 2013

ISSUE — 6


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FROM THE PRESIDENT'S DESK

C

asino Day is coming on Saturday, June 22. Remember, lunch starts at 11 am. The price is still $7.

July 4th is on Thursday, and the Downtown Anaheim Community Center will be closed. The MASH volunteers from Katella High School will be having Technology Days on Thursday, June 13, and Tuesday, July 16, from 10 am to 2 pm. They will help us with our cell phones, Kindles, iPods, laptops, and digital cameras. Please bring your device, your charging cord, and your manual (if you can find it). Sign ups will be at the front desk.

See you around, Gail Quick Reference Telephone Directory

Let’s take a moment to celebrate the lives of...

Maureen Richardson, Community Services Specialist..1-714-765-4512 ANAHEIM SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER/ASCC/DACC/DOWNTOWN 250 E. Center St., Anaheim, CA. 92805-3205............1-714-765-4510 Email address: anaheimseniorcitizensclub@yahoo.com Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm, Saturday 11 am-4 pm, Sunday Senior wing closed, DACC will still be open on Sundays for Bridge, Pinochle, and Table Tennis. TRAVEL @ Downtown Center, Tuesday & Thursday, 9-3 pm ...1-714-765-4520 MEMBERSHIP-Downtown Center, Tuesday & Thursday, 10-2 pm ... 1-714-765-5466

Marion Ogilvie Marion Harvey

BROOKHURST COMMUNITY CENTER / BCC / BROOKHURST 2271 W. Crescent AV., Anaheim, CA. 92801...............1-714-765-3415 Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am

2:00 pm, Closed on Saturday and Sunday

EAST ANAHEIM COMMUNITY CENTER / EACC / EAST ANAHEIM 8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd., Anaheim Hills, CA 92808 1-714-765-3904 Hour s :

M onday-F riday

8am-8p m,

Sat urday

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ALL CENTERS ARE CLOSED ON HOLIDAYS Fire or Life Threatening Emergency..............................911 Anaheim Police or Other Emergency......1-714-765-1900 Anaheim Public Information Office: PIO..1-714-765-5162 Anaheim Disaster Preparedness..............1-714-765-6951 Anaheim Anytime...............................................................311 Elder Abuse -Toll Free .......................................1-800-451-5155 AnaheimHousing Authority..................................1-714-765-4320 Community SENIORSERV-meals.....................1-714-220-0224 Crisis Hotline Help Center....................................1-714-778-1000 Fiduciary Abuse SpecialistTeam........................1-714-479-0107 Graffiti Hotline........................................................1-714-765-5200 Long Term Care Ombudsman Service.............1-714-479-0107 Medi-Cal: Anaheim...............................................1-714-575-2400 SeniorCitizens Information & Referral...............1-800-510-2020 Senior Citizens LegalAdvisory Program...........1-714-571-5245 Shopping Carts -Toll Free..................................1-800-252-4613 SocialSecurity -Toll Free...................................1-800-772-1213 Social Services........................................................................ 211 Utilities Customer Service.....................................1-765-3300

If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.

Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club (ASCC) Executive Board Gail Strachan, President Priscilla Fedore, 1 st Vice President Pete Prendez, 2 nd Vice President Marilyn Breeland, Recording Secretary Betsy Sturgeon, Corresponding Secretary Bernice Greene, Treasurer Hazel Alberas, Board Member Jere Wright, Board Member Lil Forry, Board Member Dr. Craig Holoboski, Board Member Faye Mauceri, Parliamentarian DO YOU KNOW OF A CLUB MEMBER WHO IS ILL, NEEDS A CHEERY CARD, OR PERHAPS A MEMBER WHO HAS PASSED AWAY? Call BETSY STURGEON at 1-714-956-1543, and she will send a CARD on BEHALF of US, their ASCC family.


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MEMBER ADVERTISEMENTS, MOVIE, and MORE    

One 4-line ad per member, per month. Ad will run for 2 consecutive months, with no renewals. Ads accepted for items with a value of $499.99 or less. NO Ads accepted for Home-Room-Apartment-Condo, BoatCar-Truck-Motorhome-Motorcycle-Trailer, Rental/Sale or Job.  AD MUST BE IN WRITING. Mail to: COURIER EDITOR ASCC, 250 E. Center St., Anaheim, CA 92805-3205, OR give it to the Receptionist. Remember to LIST MEMBER’S NAME, PHONE NUMBER AND YOUR ASCC MEMBER NUMBER.

T-Mobile prepaid phone card. It cost $100 and

Free, wide screen movie with enhanced sound system - please join us

The Notebook with Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Ryan Gosling Popcorn/Lemonade FREE FOR MOVIE GOERS

Wednesday, June 5th, at 1 pm

has 1,000 minutes on it. $80 or best offer. Ralph Utrup, 714-998-0764, cell 714-244-2467. Experienced volunt eers to advise and assi st with websit e design, development , and maintenance for the ASCC Cl u b. M ay use Wor d Pr ess or si m i l ar sof t w ar e. Em ai l your i n f or mat i on t o:

WANTED:

anahei mseni or cent er cour i er @gmai l .com

NEW LOOK SALON 111 N. Magnolia Ave. Anaheim, CA 92831 1-714-220-2801 MONDAY, TUES., & WED. SPECIAL Hair Cut $ 7 Shampoo Set $ 12 Color $ 20 Perm $ 23

Full Set Spa Pedicure Wax Facial

$ 14 $ 12 $ 5 $ 25

Satisfied Job by Becky

Mature Driver Improvement Class Downtown Anaheim Community Center You only need to take one class: Saturday, June 1st — 8:30 am-5:30 pm

CALL 1-714-765-4510 TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE Next scheduled class is TBD

VOLUNTEER RECEPTIONIST NEEDED AT BROOKHURST CENTER Please call the Center at 714-765-4510 Make new friends and help us — we need YOU!

hearing care professionals

Lic #HA5066

Wanda Cardenas

Hearing Aid Dispenser Clinic Manager Sonus-Anaheim Sonus-Yorba Linda 1801 W. Romneya Dr. #605 Anaheim, CA 92801 Tel: 714-956-2881 Fax: 714-956-2882

18220 Yorba Linda Blvd,#312 Yorba Linda, CA 92886 Tel: 714-993-5652 Fax: 714-993-0425

email:wandacardenas@wsmhearing.com www.sonus.com • www.facebook.c om/s onus hearing www.twitter.com/sonushearingpro • www.youtube.c om/s onus hearing Call for a Free Hearing Screening


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ANAHEIM SENIOR CITIZENS’ CLUB (aka: ASCC) INFORMATION Meals and Fun for You

DOWNTOWN FRIENDSHIP LUNCH Tuesday, June 11th, at 12 noon, only $5.00 Pasta with Chicken and Sausage Salad, Punch, Dessert Come join us-Card Bingo follows--Purchase your ticket by

Friday, June 7th

CASINO DAY Saturday, June 22, at 11 am, only $7.00 Fried Chicken, Assorted Salads, Biscuits, Lemonade, Apple pie and S/F apple pie Purchase your ticket by Wednesday, June 19th

BROOKHURST CENTER $3.00 suggested ANCES donation

SeniorServ Lunch Served Every Day—12 noon

Call for more information: 714-776-7560 or 714-765-3415

Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club Chairpersons ADVERTISING for the Courier-----------------------Mary Birhanzel BINGO: DACC on Thursday------------------------------Lil Forry BINGO: DACC on Saturday--------------------------------Lil Forry BRIDGE: DACC - DUPLICATE--------------------Bill & Maxine Rowe BRIDGE: BCC -PARTY--------------------------------POSITION OPEN BRIDGE: ANAHEIM HILLS - DUPLICATE--------------John Lewis BRIDGE: DACC - PARTY------------------------------Rosemary Ford BIRTHDAY CAKES--------------------------------------------Carol Schott COURIER NEWSLETTER EDITOR--------------------Bob Prichard DANCE, FRIDAY NIGHT (4th Friday)--------------------Gail Strachen DECORATIONS -----------------------------------------Rebecca Warner ENTERTAINMENT: Members’ Luncheon------------Gail Strachan GIFT SHOP------------------------------------------------Joan MacDonald GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE------------------------POSITION OPEN RECEPTIONISTS: DACC-----------------------------SheilaPortsmouth RECEPTIONISTS: BCC-----------------------------------Diane Abrams HOSTESS: DACC LOUNGE --------------------------Lucy Lindberg MEMBERSHIP-------------------- Helen M. Bethers & Irene Roche PINOCHLE--------------------------------------------POSITION OPEN POOL ROOM-----------------------------------------------Alberto Jimenez PURCHASING: Pantry Supplies--------------------------Carol Schott CROCHET GROUP: DACC----------------------------Petra Franco SEW-CRAFT GROUP: BCC-----------------------POSITION OPEN SPECIAL EVENTS----------------------------------------Gail Strachan SUNSHINE--------------------------------------------------Betsy Sturgeon TABLE TENNIS--------------------------------------------------Mary Shum TRAVEL --------------------------------------------------Hazel Alberas VOLUNTEER HOURS-------------------------------Florence Vignola VOLUNTEER of the MONTH Committee-----POSITION OPEN

IF YOU MOVE ... PLEASE, CALL 714-765-4510 and inform the Receptionist. “WHY?” Because the Post Office charges us $0.50 for every undeliverable Courier!

Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club COURIER

FRIDAY DANCE

BRING A FRIEND - LISTEN TO GOOD MUSIC

6/14 Friday Night Dance with the Hip Cats 6/28 Line Dance — $3

DOOR PRIZE, MEET NEW PEOPLE, HAVE FUN, LAUGH. 7-10 pm

The Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club Inc., a non-profit volunteer organization, aka: ASCC, located at 250 E. Center Street, Anaheim, CA 92805-3205, pays for the COURIER newsletter and publishes it monthly. The latest Volume, Date and Issue Number are listed on the cover. The Anaheim Senior Center’s purpose is to communicate with, educate, socialize and promote the health and interests of senior citizens. The senior center strives to: enhance seniors’ quality of life by offering an opportunity to travel, promotes good health by providing exercise classes and services, fosters social interaction and independence, and provides a climate-controlled environment for senior citizens. ASCC volunteers prepare the newsletter, and the Club pays to have the COURIER printed and mailed to members, donors and supporters. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to address below.

Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club Courier Advertising and Editorial Offices 250 E. Center Street, Anaheim, CA 92805-3205 Courier Email: anaheimseniorcentercourier@gmail.com

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO HELP AT THE DANCE. PLEASE CALL 714-765-4510 FOR INFORMATION.

Bob Prichard, Courier Editor - 1-714-765-4510 Commercial Advertising Information and Rates Call Mary Birhanzel - 1-714-774-4508


DOWNTOWN, BROOKHURST, and EAST ANAHEIM COMMUNITY CENTERS More Activities

Let’s Play Games BINGO: DOWNTOWN THURSDAYS 1:00 PM & SATURDAYS 12 NOON BROOKHURST MONDAYS & FRIDAYS 9:30 AM BRIDGE: Duplicate - Downtown W EDNESDAY12:30 PM - SUNDAYS 1 PM Duplicate - E. Ana. JOHN LEWIS-714-998-2825 THURSDAY12:25 PM Workshop - Intermed. Party - Brookhurst - LEADER NEEDED PLAY

25 HANDS - NO

CROCHETING - Downtown

TUESDAYS 8 AM -12 NOON

GENEALOGY- Downtown INTERMEDIATE - NO FEE LAST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH 3 PM JEWELRY Downtown - Repair-Nominal Fee 1ST-3RD MONDAY 11-12:30 PM

MONDAY 12 PM & FRI.11 AM WEDNESDAYS 9 AM

PARTNER NEEDED

Open Party - Downtown Party - Downtown - NO PARTNER NEEDED TUESDAYS 12-3 PM Duplicate - Downtown MONDAY AND W EDNESDAY 11 AM BUNCO - Downtown 4TH FRIDAY 1 PM CANASTA - Downtown MONDAYS AND FRIDAYS 12:45-4:45 PM DOMINOES - Downtown PINOCHLE: DOWNTOWN BROOKHURST

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FRIDAYS 5:30

MONDAYS 1 PM 12 N

THURSDAYS 12 NOON

STAINED GLASS - Brookhurst WATERCOLOR - Downtown

PM

TUESDAYS 4 PM & SUNDAYS 12 NOON MONDAY, W EDNESDAY, FRIDAY 9 AM

SCRABBLE - Downtown

PAINTING - Downtown

MONDAYS 10 AM - 2 PM MONDAYS 10

AM

-12:30

PM

Music Music BELL CHOIR - Downtown

WED.12 - 2 PM

CHORUS - Brookhurst

MONDAYS 10

AM

Get Fit - Stay Fit BOBBLE BALL - Downtown BOCCE BALL Practice - Emerald Court

FRIDAYS 9-11

Dance

AM

FRIDAYS 1 PM

DANCE - Downtown REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED, $5.00 EACH, PAY AT DOOR

2ND. FRIDAYS 7 PM -10 PM

LINE DANCING - DOWNTOWN HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Downtown: Balance-Mobility HEALTH / WELLNESS TUES. /THURS. 12:30 PM Physical Fitness HEALTH / WELLNESS TUES. 10 AM Physical Fitness HEALTH / WELLNESS THURS. 9 AM

REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED $3.00 EACH, PAY AT THE DOOR

4TH FRIDAY 7PM - 10 PM

DAPPER TAPPERS - Downtown DANCE - Brookhurst

FRIDAYS 10 AM

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 10 AM

WESTERN LINE DANCE: DOWNTOWN

Language - Writing

HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR OLDER ADULTS: Brookhurst: Physical Fitness Tai Chi

TUESDAYS 9:00 AM, PAT HAMILTON, $3 DONATION

CREATIVE WRITING: Brookhurst HEALTH / WELLNESS TUESDAYS 9:00 AM HEALTH / WELLNESS WED. 9:30 AM

SPANISH - Downtown: BEGINNING

TAI CHI: Downtown

MONDAYS 9

SPANISH - Brookhurst

TEAM PRACTICE: MON., WED., FRI., SAT., SUN.-TIMES VARY 2 PM - 8 PM CALL MARY 714.521.3808 OR BOB 714.932.4402 FOR CORRECT TIMES

INTERMEDIATE W EDNESDAYS BEGINNING W EDNESDAYS

MON. 7:45 PM & W ED. 8:30 AM

Movie - Free, with Popcorn & Drink MOVIE - Downtown

TUESDAYS 8:30 AM

AM

TABLE TENNIS - Downtown

VOLLEYBALL - in the Gym

WED. 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Usually 1st W EDNESDAY 1 PM

9 -10:30 AM 11-12 NOON

Meetings - Downtown Center 3rd TUESDAY at 10 am The beginning of the ASCC Board Meeting is open to the public. At which time, anyone with a complaint, or a compliment, is welcome to speak to the Board, so they can address your comment.


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FOR YOUR HEALTH

Should You Be Tested for Alzheimer’s? by John Swartzberg, M.D. | March 2013 As I’ve gotten older, my memory is certainly not what it used to be. If you also feel you’ve become more forgetful, you may be tempted by the many websites and community groups offering cognitive tests for early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other kinds of dementia—even if you’re afraid of what you’ll find out. In their simplest form, such tests ask you to remember lists of words or to solve simple problems. There are also advanced medical tests, such as brain imaging scans (notably for amyloid plaques) and genetic analyses, to help predict or diagnose different types of dementia, though these are still largely experimental. But whatever the type of test, there are good reasons to think twice before undergoing it, unless a trusted health care provider has advised it and has discussed the many potential limitations and risks with you. Besides questions about the accuracy of the tests, it’s not at all clear that people would benefit if dementia could be diagnosed early. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which evaluates evidence on medical matters for the government, says there’s insufficient evidence to determine whether the tests are accurate and beneficial. Still, some experts do recommend testing people who are starting to have cognitive problems. Among the arguments made for testing is that an early diagnosis of dementia could allow you and your family to prepare financially, practically and emotionally. Screening can also lead to the diagnosis of types of dementia or other cognitive impairment with treatable causes, such as certain thyroid problems, depression, vitamin

SEMI-ANNUAL BRIDGE LUNCHEON Mr. Caldwell, Benefactor Get out your red, white, and blue and let’s party and have fun on Friday, July 5, 2013, 11:30 am at the Downtown Center. Get your bridge partner and sign up with your bridge group leader. Have your 2013 Anaheim senior club membership card ready. Deadline for sign-up is July 1st firm. Please direct your questions to your group leader, or call Marilyn at 714-956-5072. Thank you for your support.

B12 deficiency or common medications (including some for insomnia, allergies and depression). On the con side, a bad test result can lead to worry, depression and family disruption—and in many cases, the “diagnosis” will be a false alarm. There’s no sure way to differentiate between mild cognitive impairment, which may only gradually worsen, and early dementia. And if the results aren’t kept confidential, people might lose their jobs, driver’s licenses or possibly their potential caregivers, and be unable to get medical or life insurance. Even if a test can determine that you’re at increased risk for eventually developing dementia, what can you do with that information, medically speaking? Unfortunately, there’s no proven way to prevent the disease or stop its progression. Medications for Alzheimer’s are meant only for people who already exhibit clear signs of dementia. Even then, they slow the disease for a few months at best—and they’re expensive. Not surprisingly, some companies that make the drugs advocate wider screening for dementia. The same is true of many makers and marketers of dietary supplements and other questionable (or downright fraudulent) treatments for memory problems. We urgently need a clearer understanding of dementia (Alzheimer’s in particular), better diagnostic tools and, of course, effective treatments. Even more, we need preventive measures. Further research is necessary before burdening patients and health care providers with screening tests of dubious reliability and unproven benefits.

Close toHome Humor The irony of life is that, by the time you're old enough to know your way around, you're not going anywhere. ~~~~~ I was always taught to respect my elders, but it keeps getting harder to find one. ~~~~~ Irony is a very high form of morality.


JOIN US FOR FUN - JOIN US AND LEARN

Club Member of the Month Sheila Portsmouth Sheila was born in the Midlands (central area of England) in the town of Coventry, in the county town of Warwickshire, England. The town is on the River Avon, 11 miles south of the city of Coventry. Her fat her was fr o m Lancashire. She has a sister, Peggy, who is five years older and lives in Henderson, NV. During WW II, Shelia graduated from high school. Coventry City was bombed and demolished during those years. Every evening from 1943-45, Sheila and her family would sleep in the air raid shelter when German V-1 and V-2 rocket bombs were dropping from the sky. After high school, Shelia went to work for the English General Electric Company and worked for a manufacturing group producing coils for telephones. At GEC she met her husband to be, Arnold, a tool and die maker. After they were married, as British Commonwealth Citizens, Shelia and Arnold moved to Canada, where her sister Peggy was living. There they began to raise a family and had a boy and a girl. Shelia has three granddaughters, and five great grandchildren. Then Shelia followed her sister again, and moved the family to California where Arnold found work again as tool and die maker. Shelia went to work for Rankin’s Department Store in Fullerton, where she sold Elizabeth Arden cosmetics. Shelia and Arnold liked to travel and took many cruises to interesting locations all over the world. This included returning home to England to visit relatives and touring parts of the UK they did not get to see while living there. Shelia enjoys traveling with ASCC members on various trips. Happily married for 65 years, Arnold passed away three years ago. Shelia joined the ASCC Club when it was located in another building. She has fond memories of the friends she has made over the years. She has been involved over the years in a number of classes doing various arts and crafts projects. Currently, Shelia is the Club Hostess Chairman and manages and schedules the hostess volunteers.

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“Hearing Better Now” An elderly man was having hearing problems and went to see a specialist. The doctor fitted him with some hearing aids that brought his hearing back to full strength. After a few weeks the man came back to make sure the new equipment was working properly, which it was. The hearing specialist said, “It all seems perfect. Your family should be delighted you can hear everything now.” “Oh no,” the man responded. “I haven’t told any of them. I just sit quietly, listening carefully. I’ve changed my will four times.”

Inexperienced Hunters Joke Two inexperienced hunters went hunting in the woods. Before long they got lost. “Don’t worry,” said the first hunter, “I heard that when you’re lost you should fire three shots in the air that someone should hear you.” They fired three shots in the air and waited a half hour. They tried again another three and nothing happened. Finally they decided they will try it once more. “This better work,” said the second hunter nervously. “These are our last arrows!”

Senior Tennis Players Join us on Tuesdays, Thursdays and/or Saturdays at 7:30 am at Pearson Park on courts 5 and 6. We rotate, and everyone gets to play.

COME JOIN US! Grandkids Say the Funniest Things My grandson was visiting one day when he asked, “Grandma, do you know how you and God are alike?” I mentally polished my halo while I asked, “No, how are we alike?” “You’re both old,” he replied. My young grandson called the other day to wish me Happy Birthday. He asked me how old I was, and I told him, “62.” He was quiet for a moment, and then he asked, “Did you start at 1?” A little girl was diligently pounding away on her grandfather’s word processor. She told him she was writing a story. “What’s it about,” he asked? “I don’t know,” she replied. “I can’t read.” When my grandson asked me how old I was, I teasingly replied, “I’m not sure.” “Look in your underwear, Grandma,” he advised. “Mine says I’m four to six.”


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Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club, Inc. (aka: ASCC) - TRIPS ’n’ TRAVEL

On Trip Day, no other travel business

Is There Somewhere you would like to go?

Volunteers are here to help you every Tuesday and Thursday - 9am to 3pm - 1-714-765-4520 Current Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club membership is required to travel. Please pay by check or with exact cash. JUNE, JULY, 2013 TRIPS ’n TRAVEL SOLVANG – 2 DAYS. Leave Wednesday, June 5th – 9:00am. Return Thursday, June 6th – 6:00pm. Enjoy this two day, trip. Overnight at the Svendsgaards Danish Lodge, includes a continental breakfast. We will also visit “Chumash Casino” where you can play the slots for 5 hours. Price is for 30 paying passengers: Double per Person: $123.00/Single $163.00. If we have over 40 paying passengers we will reimburse you: Double per Person $20.00/Single $18.00. Please Sign Up Early. THE NETHERCUTT COLLECTION – Thursday, June 13th – Leave 10:15am. Return 6:00pm. What a wonderful place to spend a day! Nethercutt Museum showcases more than 130 of the world’s greatest antique, vintage, classic and special interest automobiles. Time at leisure to explore the entire collection in both buildings and the historic 1912 train outside. Enjoy a lunch, which is included, at “Chancy’s Crab Broiler,” Glendale. Price $49.00 p/p. LOS ANGELES MARITIME MUSEUM & THE POINT FERMIN LIGHTHOUSE – Wednesday, June 26th – Leave 9:00am. Return 4:00pm. This is a new trip. Our first stop will be the Los Angeles Maritime Museum which features the history of San Pedro and Los Angeles Harbor. We will go back on the bus and have lunch (included) at Neil’s Pasta & Seafood Grill in San Pedro. Following lunch, we will visit the Point Fermin Lighthouse Museum in San Pedro. Wear comfy shoes. Price $53.00 p/p. VALLEY VIEW CASINO – Wednesday, July 10th – Leave 9:00am. Return 6:00pm. We have not been at the Valley View Casino since 2009. So let’s visit again. Upon sign up we need your date of birth and your full legal name as it appears on your drivers license, your DMV ID card, and your Valley View card number if you have one. You will receive $15.00 Slot Play. You must use your Valley View card at all times while playing. Failure To Do So May Result In Not Qualifying For A Return Visit To Valley View Casino. Price $31.00 p/p. SUNSET BOULEVARD at Musical Theatre West, Long Beach – Saturday, July 20th - Leave 11:00am. Return 5:30pm. Come enjoy a spectacular Musical. Sunset Boulevard unravels the story of faded silent screen starlet Norma Desmond. Our first stop will be lunch on your own at Shoreline Village in Long Beach. Price $48.00 p/p. MISSION SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO – Wednesday, July 31st - Leave 9:15am. Return 5:00pm. Today we will visit the San Juan Capistrano Mission. A docent will guide us thru the Museum rooms, exhibits, gardens, fountains and more. You have time for shopping and lunch on your own. Price $34.00 p/p. A Current Anaheim Senior Citizen’s Club membership is required to travel. Please pay by check or with exact cash.

**IMPORTANT: For ALL trips you MUST park on the 3rd or 4th floor of the PARKING STRUCTURE. However, if you have a handicap permit or handicap license plate, you can park in any handicap space. NEW TRIPS GO ON SALE - TUESDAY JUNE 4, 2013 BIRCH AQUARIUM AT SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY – Thursday, August 8th – Leave 8:30am. Return 5:00pm. Come and join us for a new trip again. Encounter a dazzling variety of marine life from the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest to the tropical seas of Mexico and the South Pacific. LOYO. Price $41.00 p/p. PAUMA CASINO – Wednesday, August 14th – Leave 9:00am. Return 5:30pm. It is time to visit Pauma Casino again. When signing up, we need your date of birth and Pauma Player’s Club card number if you have one. Upon arrival at the casino, a legal current photo I.D. (Driver License or DMV I.D. card) is needed. You must use your Pauma Club card at all times while playing. Failure To Do So May Result In Not Qualifying For A Return Visit To Pauma Casino. Lunch Buffet is only $5.95. Price $10.00 p/p. DOWN NEWPORT WAY – Wednesday, August 21st – Leave 9:45am. Return 4:00pm. First stop – Sherman Library & Gardens. We will have two hours to browse the Library and Gardens. Next stop Fashion Island Food Court for LOYO. After lunch we will visit the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center in Newport Beach. This Center was built into the side of one of the bluffs on the north side of the bay. Price $28.00 p/p. SMOKERS MUST REQUEST A SMOKING ROOM. YOU’LL BE BILLED $100.00 IF YOU SMOKE IN A NON-SMOKING ROOM

PLEASE BE HERE ½ HOUR BEFORE DEPARTURE TIME - WE LEAVE ON TIME & CANNOT WAIT FOR YOU. We suggest you take a sweater/jacket on all trips due to weather changes and air conditioning temperatures.


Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club (aka : ASCC) - TRIPS ‘n’ TRAVEL

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CALIFORNIA RAIL ADVENTURE – Monday, September 30th. 5-Day Rail/Motor coach Trip. Price includes: Amtrak Coast Starlight to San Jose, Roaring Camp Railroad, The Napa Valley Wine Train, San Joaquin Valley to Coalinga & Harris Ranch Inn. Overnight at Embassy Suites – San Jose, 2-night stay at the Flamingo Resort – Santa Rosa, one night at Harris Ranch and 8 Meals. Double per Person: $1,165.00/Single $1,483.00. SEDONA & GRAND CANYON – Monday, September 23rd. 4-Day Motorcoach Trip. Price includes: 2 nights – La Quinta Inn Sedona, 1 night – Aquarium Hotel & Casino Laughlin, 2 Meals, Sightseeing – Sedona, Jerome, Grand Canyon National Park, Oak Creek Canyon. Double per Person: $499.00/Single $649.00. ALASKA, DAWSON & DENALI – Saturday, August 24th. 13-Day Cruise & Premium Land Program. Price includes: Round trip airfare. Vancouver, Juneau, Tracy Arm, Skagway, Whitehorse, Dawson City, Tok, Fairbanks, Denali, Anchorage. Cruise Holland America, MS Zuidederdam from Vancouver to Skagway, Narrow Gauge Railway, Yukon River paddle-wheeler cruise, McKinley Explorer Train, 34 meals and much more. Price starting $4,149.00. CALIFORNIA & OREGON COAST – Thursday, September 19th. 10-Day Rail/Motorcoach/Cruise Trip. Price includes: One Way Rail L.A./Klamath Falls (Choice of Sleeper, all meals,) 3-night cruise Vancouver to San Pedro – Coral Princess (all meals & entertainment aboard ship), 5 nights land accommodations with 8 meals. Price starting $2,299.00. FALL ALONG CALIFORNIA’S SCENIC CENTRAL COAST – Wednesday, September 25th. 3-Day Rail & Motorcoach Trip. Price includes: One Way Amtrak from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo, 2-nights hotel accommodations - 5 meals – evening Melodrama Vaudeville Performance – Morro Bay Cruise with Lunch – Tasting at Edna Valley Vineyard – Nipomo’s Luffa Farm & lunch at Jocko’s Steak House. Price per Person: $559.00/Single $699.00. NEW ENGLAND AUTUMN FOLIAGE RAILS AND SAILS – Sunday, October 6th. 8-Day Air/Motorcoach Trip. Price includes: Round trip airfare, lunch cruise through Boston’s Inner and Outer Harbors, cruise along Maine’s rocky shoreline and wooded islands of Casco Bay, ride the Maine Eastern Railroad from Brunswick to Rockland, ride the Conway Scenic Railway through New Hampshire’s White Mountains, travel along the Kancamagus Scenic Byway, ride the Cape Cod Central Railroad and more. Double per Person: $2,799.00/Single $3,598.00. MONTEREY MAGIC TRIP – Wednesday, July 24th. 4-Day Motorcoach Trip. Price includes: Two nights hotel accommodations, 17 Mile Drive, Monterey Aquarium & the Gilroy Garlic Festival and more. Double per Person: $699.00/Single $879.00. SUMMER SAN DIEGO SPREE – Sunday, August 11th. 3 Days Motorcoach Sightseeing. Price includes: 2 nights at the Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina on Shelter Island, 4 meals, visit Junipera Serra Museum, Birch Aquarium, city of San Diego City including Cabrillo Monument on Pt. Loma, Balboa Park and Coronado Island, Mission San Diego de Alcala, San Diego Botanical Gardens in Encinitas, plus much more! Price per Person $499.00/Single $629.00 SCENIC SOUTHWEST STATES – Thursday, October 3rd. 8-Day Motorcoach Trip. Price includes: 7 nights first Class Hotels, ride the world famous Silverton Railroad, Albuquerque Balloon Festival. Visit Petrified Forest National Park, Colorado National Monument, Valley of Fire State Park, 11 Meals, plus much more. Price per Person: $1,399.00/Single $1,799.00. AN AUTUMN TRIP TO NORTH CAROLINA, TENNESSEE & KENTUCKY – Wednesday, October 16th. 6-Day Air/ Motorcoach Trip. Price Includes: Round trip air flights, first class hotels, 9 meals, visit Nashville, Louisville, Grand Ole Opry Show, Country Tonite Show, Hazzard County Hoedown Show, and much more. Double per Person $1,399.00/Single $1,599.00. THANKSGIVING AT THE RITZ, Featuring the Grand Canyon, Sedona & Phoenix. Monday, November 25th. 5-Day Motorcoach Trip. Price includes: First Class Hotels: Laughlin – Riverside Casino Hotel, Flagstaff – Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Phoenix – Ritz Carlton Hotel, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona & Montezuma’s Castle, Grand Canyon – South Rim, 8 Meals. Price per Person: $799.00/Single $979.00. FLYERS AVAILABLE IN THE TRAVEL DEPARTMENT FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE ABOVE TRIPS, PLEASE SEE OUR TRAVEL VOLUNTEERS IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GO SOMEWHERE THAT IS NOT LISTED–TALK TO US–PERHAPS WE CAN HELP YOU. We will not tolerate any physical or oral abuse. If you engage in any such behavior, you will not be eligible to travel with us.

All trips require membership in the Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club, Inc., aka ASCC, and travel proceeds financially support the Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club. TO TRAVEL WITH THE ANAHEIM SENIOR CITIZENS’ CLUB: 1. At time of travel, a current Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club (ASCC) membership card must be presented, with your address and phone information on the back. 2. When mailing your check or money order, enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Make payments payable to Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club, and mail it to ANAHEIM SENIOR CENTER, Attention: ASCC Travel, 250 E. Center St., Anaheim, CA 92805-3205. 3. Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club (ASCC) reserves the right to cancel any trip that falls below the minimum operation number of travelers. 4. To travel on ASCC trips, you must be in good physical health, not requiring unusual assistance from the driver or trip escort. 5. The Anaheim Senior Citizens’ Club, Inc. (ASCC) acts solely to help arrange sight-seeing trips, hotels, trans– portation and other services and does not assume any responsibility for injury, loss, accident, damage or delay due to any act or default of any company or person.


Senior Citizens’ Club, Downtown Anaheim Community Center 10 Anaheim OPEN: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm, Saturday 11am - 4pm, Sunday-closed

SUNDAY *FREE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS

• Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope. ~Bill Cosby • Father!—to God himself we cannot give a holier name. ~William Wordsworth • A father carries pictures where his money used to be. ~Author Unknown

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Dr. Gonzalez will talk about diabetes and healthy living from 10 a.m.—11 a.m.

Facilitated group at the Anaheim Memorial Breast Center 1111 W. La Palma, Anaheim 1st Tuesdays 6-7:30pm Patients, Supporters, Care-givers are welcome

CROCHETING BEGINNING SPANISH LONGEVITY STICK W ESTERN LINE DANCE MEMBERSHIP - OPEN TRAVEL - OPEN HEALTH/WELLNESS BRIDGE (PARTY) HEALTH/BALANCE PINOCHLE

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CROCHETING BEGINNING SPANISH LONGEVITY STICK W ESTERN LINE DANCE MEMBERSHIP - OPEN TRAVEL - OPEN HEALTH/WELLNESS ASCC Board Meeting BRIDGE (PARTY) HEALTH/BALANCE PINOCHLE

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PINOCHLE 12:00 Diabetes Workshop & Assistance June 10—9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. DUPLICATE BRIDGE 1:00 TABLE TENNIS

WEDNESDAY ANAHEIM BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS

FATHER’S DAY QUOTES

ADULT PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES at Downtown Center by appointment only.

PINOCHLE DUPLICATE BRIDGE

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MONDAY

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Nutrition Workshop June 20—10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Nutrition Workshop June 27—10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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Longevity Stick

SEMI-ANNUAL BRIDGE LUNCHEON

Similar to tai chi, but it uses a stick for b alance. It has 12 movements designed to improve balance, flexibility, strength, and mental focus. Every Mond ay morning at 8:45

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HEALTH/WELLNESS 9:00 BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK 9:00 VOLLEYBALL (GYM) 8:30 9-3 BRIDGE (OPEN) 9:00 TRAVEL - OPEN 9-3 SCRABBLE 12:00 MEMBERSHIP - OPEN BELL CHOIR 12:00 FREE HAIRCUTS 10-12 BRIDGE (DUPLICATE) 12:30 PAINTING CLASS 12:00 Movie 1:00 HEALTH/BALANCE 12:30 DONATION BINGO 1:00 TABLE TENNIS - SEE PAGE 5

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HEALTH/WELLNESS 9:00 BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK 9:00 TRAVEL - OPEN 9-3 MEMBERSHIP - OPEN 9-3 NUTRITION W ORKSHOP 10-12 PAINTING CLASS 12:00 HEALTH/BALANCE 12:30 DONATION BINGO 1:00

W e take the stars from heaven, the red from our mother country, separating it by white stripes, thus showing that we have separated from her, and the white stripes shall go down to posterity, representing our liberty. ~ George Washington

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250 E. CENTER STREET, ANAHEIM, CA 92805-3205 1-714-765-4510 GYM IS ADJACENT TO THE DOWNTOWN CENTER

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Free Haircuts Thursday, June 6th 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.

Tickets are only $5 each Please Join Us FRIENDSHIP LUNCH Tuesday, June11 Casino Day, $7 Saturday, June 22


ANAHEIM SENIOR CITIZENS’ CLUB, INC., BROOKHURST COMMUNITY CENTER (BCC) OPEN: MONDAY TO FRIDAY - 9 AM TO 2 PM

MONDAY Pinochle 9:00` Income Tax 9:00 Donation Bingo 9:30 10 Senior Chorus 10-2 Stained Glass 12 Intermediate Bridge 12 Lunch - Chicken & Cheese Tamales, Black Beans, 2-Way Salad Mix

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Pinochle 9:00` Income Tax 9:00 Donation Bingo 9:30 Senior Chorus 10 Stained Glass 10-2 Intermediate Bridge 12 Lunch - Chicken Cacciatore, 12 Penne Pasta, Spinach, Sugar Free Lemon Cookies, Apple Juice

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9:00 9:00 6 7 Pinochle 9:30 Donation Bingo 9:00 12 9:30 Dance 10 Intermediate Bridge 10:00 11:00 Lunch - Savory Summer Soup 12 Lunch - *Belmont Day BBQ Beef 12 1:00 Brisket, Coleslaw, Boston Baked Lunch-Nation Gingerbread Day 12 Egg Salad Sandwich, Broccoli & Beans, WW Bun, Brownies & Ice Bean Salad, Wheat Pita Bread, Holly farm, Rice Pilaf, Succotash, GinCream, Diet: Fresh Fruit Fresh Fruit gerbread Cake and Whip Top, Diet Cake

Pinochle Intermediate Spanish 9 HEALTH / TAI CHI 10 Karaoke Beginning Spanish 12 Creative Writing

HEALTH / WELLNESS Dance Lunch - Pumpkin Soup Chef

Salad w/ Turkey & Roast Beef, Iceberg Lettuce, Roll, Bleu Cheese Dressing, Ambrosia, Orange-Pineapple Juice

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9:00 9:00 HEALTH / TAI CHI 9:30 Karaoke 10:00 Beginning Spanish 11:00 Creative Writing 1:00 Lunch - NBA Finals Chili Cheese 12 Dogs, Cheese and Diced Onions, Sweet Potato Fries, Whole Wheat Bun, Chocolate Ice Cream, Diet: Fresh Fruit

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9:00 9:00 25 26 Pinochle Intermediate Spanish 9:00 9:30 9:30 HEALTH / TAI CHI 10 Senior Chorus 9 Karaoke 10:00 12 HEALTH / WELLNESS Stained Glass 10 Beginning Spanish 11:00 10-2 Dance Intermediate Bridge 1:00 12 Lunch - Roast Pork with Apricot 12 Creative Writing Lunch - Special Treat Stuffed 12 Lunch - Stuffed Salmon w/ Chile Relleno, with Verde Sauce, Sauce, Sweet Potatoes, Spinach, Newburg Sauce, Redskin Potatoes, Spanish Rice, Black Beans, Fresh Whole Baby Carrots, Wheat Bread, Cantaloupe Mango Oreo Cookie, Cookie, Orange Juice

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HEALTH / WELLNESS Dance Lunch - Black Bean Soup, 2-Soft Beef Tacos, Shredded Lettuce, Cheese & Salsa, Sweet Corn Flour Tortilla, Watermelon

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9:00 18 9:30 Senior Chorus 10 9 Stained Glass 10-2 HEALTH / WELLNESS 10 Dance Intermediate Bridge 12 Lunch - Lentil Soup, Asian Chicken 12 Lunch - Sloppy Joe’s on a Wheat 12 Salad, Lettuce Blend, Rice Noodles, Bun, Tater Tots, Carrot Raisin Salad, Mandarin Oranges, Honey Sesame Green Tip Banana Dressing, Almond Cookie, Diet: Fortune Cookie

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FOR INFO. CALL 1-714-765-3415 between 9 am and 2 pm

- BOB PRICHARD, EDITOR

The voluntary donation for lunch is now $3.00

for those who have reached their 60th birthday, and $5.00 for those under 60 years old.

Class -Time (strike through) indicates class is on Holiday

PINOCHLE - Join Us Mon, Wed , Fri - 9am-12noon

Creative Writing Class Wednesdays, Mon. to Fri. SPANISH CLASSES Wednesday Mornings

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10 10 Intermediate Bridge 12 Lunch - Father’s Day Roast 12 Beef & Mushroom Gravy, Baby Lunch - Asian Style Pork, Steamed 12 Bakers, Chef Cut Veg., Caesar White Rice, Broccoli & Cauliflower Salad w/Dressing, Roll, Blueberry Combo, Dinner Roll, Red Delicious Pie, Diet Fresh Fruit

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THE DELICOUS AND NUTRITIOUS FOOD SERVED

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HEALTH / TAI CHI Karaoke Beginning Spanish CreativeWriting Lunch - Lima Bean Soup, Meat loaf and Pepper Sauce, Redskin Potatoes, Fruited Gelatin, Diet: Gelatin, Orange Juice

PLEASE COME TO LUNCH YOU’LL NOTICE, THAT I ONLY HAVE ROOM TO LIST “SOME” OF

2271 W. Crescent Ave., Anaheim, CA 92801-5160 BCC 1-714-765-3415 9am-2pm, after 2pm DACC DACC 1-714-765-4510 9am-5pm

Diabetic Support Jewelry Repair

Apple

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Lunch - Summer Begins Egg Plant 12 Lunch- Summer Squash Soup, 12 Parmesan, Whole Baby Carrots with Glaze Sauce, Garden Green Salad Chicken Fajita, Pinto Beans, Flour Tortilla, with Ranch Dressing, Roll, Diced Tapioca Pudding, Diet: Pudding Fresh Fruit

Dance

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Intermediate Bridge

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Lunch - Roast Turkey & Gravy, 12 Lunch - Angel Hair Pasta w/ 12 Cornbread Stuffing, Broccoli, Cranberry Sauce, Diced Peaches Sausage Sauce, French Cut Beans, Green Salad w/Italian Dressing, Tropical Fruit Mix, Parmesan Cheese

Free Haircuts

*FREE HEALTH ASSESSMENTS Thursday, June 6th Adult Public Health Nursing Services Downtown at Downtown Center Community Center by appointment only. 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. Please call: 1-714-765-4510


Please join us at Brookhurst Community Center (aka: BCC) for these activities. 13 2271 W. Crescent Ave., Anaheim 1-714-765-4510 or 1-714-765-3415 9am to 2pm

COUNCIL ON AGING-ORANGE COUNTY The Council on Aging-Orange County is a nonprofit that promotes the independence, health and dignity of older adults through compassion, education and advocacy. Programs and Services include: ADVOCACY & PROTECTION HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING AND ADVOCACY P ROG RAM (HICAP) – Provides unbiased, individualized counseling and group seminars to help Medicare recipients maximize benefits, understand health plan choices and resolve denial of services. L ONG -TERM C ARE O MBUDSMAN P ROGRAM – Advocates for the rights of Orange County’s older and disabled adults living in skilled nursing and residential care facilities. FINANCIAL ABUSE SPECIALIST TEAM (FAST) – Refers individuals to appropriate community resources and educates them about fraud committed by scam artists, caregivers, friends, and family members. EDUCATION & OUTREACH Education – Provides seminars for individuals, corporations, and CEU training for professionals regarding Medicare, caregiving, long-term care, medication management, and healthy aging.

BROOKHURST CHORUS Male & Female voices needed Mondays 10 am to 12 noon

SMILEMAKERS GUILD – Mobilizes community support and provides holiday gifts to over 2,700 residents of skilled nursing and residential care facilities. SOCIALIZATION RECONNECT PROGRAM – Reintegrates Orange County’s isolated adults (age 26+) and older adults into the community, incorporating healthy and meaningful activities into their lives. FRIENDLY VISITOR PROGRAM – Provides over 4,000 hours annually of companionship and social support to isolated, frail adults. CARE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM – Develops and monitors individualized care plans for older and dependent adults and their families. HICAP counseling is available at the Downtown Community Center the 2nd and 4th Fridays at 1 PM.

FREE SPANISH CLASSES BEGINNERS: WEDNESDAYS 9AM to 10:30AM INTERMEDIATE 11AM to 12AM W:EDNESDAYS A book is necessary to learn Spanish or practice, it is titled “Conversational Skills.” Meet the small class and experienced teacher. We’re saving you a seat on Wednesdays at BCC.

FOR INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL: 1-714-765-3415

Delicious, nutritious lunches served Mon.–Fri. Suggested donation is only $3.00 (if you have reached your 60th birthday), and $5.00 if you haven’t yet had that pleasure. Come join us.

We sing wonderful music and perform at local convalescent hospitals. If you like singing and enjoy learning a wide variety of musical styles, please join us & Paul Kubiak, Ph.D. No audition - just show up any Monday.

KARAOKE Wednesdays - 10am to 12 noon

PHYSICAL FITNESS

CREATIVE WRITING CLASS

TUESDAYS - 9am to 11am WEDNESDAYS - 9:30am to 11:30am

FREE classes in movement, to maintain and increase range of motion, build muscular strength, maintain flexibility, and enhance coordination and balance.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Write for grandchildren, for fun, or to be published. Find out how creative you are. Hear stories of travel, interesting lives, humor and adventure. Entertain us, be entertained, or just listen. Sponsored by North Orange County Community College District. Enroll now—We want you. WEDNESDAYS 1-3 PM


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COME VOLUNTEER WITH US - WE NEED YOU!

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USED EYE GLASSES & HEARING AIDS Our Heart is in the

we Provide

In-Home Senior Care Home Care Providers is committed to empowering older adults to remain safely at home by providing competent and friendly caregivers.

are being collected at ALL centers & are reconditioned & given to people who need them. Please help with this important program sponsored by: ORANGE COUNTY CENTRAL LIONS CLUB

Types of Service: *Companionship *Homemakers *Bath service *Errands * Live-in caregiver *Personal care *Light housekeeping *Meal preparation *Transportation *Respite care *Certified Nurse Assistants and Home Health Aide *Serving Orange County Minimum (2) hour service up to 24 hour service, Licensed, Insured & Bonded, Criminal background/drug screen on all employees. Weekends & holidays. This ad can be used as a coupon for 1 free hour of service with 1 paid hour of service. First time customers only. Home Care Providers (714) 671-6877 www.homecareproviders.org

Would you like to learn SPANISH or practice YOUR SPANISH CONVERSATIONAL SKILLS? FREE Spanish classes at Downtown and Brookhurst Tuesday at DACC — 8:30 am - Beginners Wednesday at BCC — 9-10:30 am - Intermediate Wednesday at BCC — 11-12 noon - Beginners No books necessary. Start at any time. Just show up and meet the small class and experienced teacher.


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Five Ways to Lower Your Stroke Risk Every year, about 140,000 Americans die as a result of a stroke. Strokes are also the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. You can reduce your risk by controlling your blood pressure and cholesterol, losing excess weight, not smoking and getting regular exercise. But diet matters, too. In addition to cutting down on salty foods, here are five other study-based steps that may help reduce the risk of stroke. These new studies add to the growing evidence that a plant-based diet—with some fish and a little alcohol—is not only good for your heart, but for your brain as well. 1. Eat More Citrus Women who consumed the most citrus were less likely to have an ischemic (clot-related) stroke than women who consumed the least, according to data from the well-known Nurses’ Health Study, reported in the journal Stroke. The researchers attributed the benefit to compounds in citrus called flavanones, which may reduce inflammation and improve blood vessel function. Other substances in citrus, including potassium, may also play a role. 2. Eat More Apples and Pears, Too This advice comes from a Dutch study, also published in the journal Stroke. People who ate the most whitefleshed produce (at least 6 ounces a day, excluding potatoes) had half the risk of stroke over 10 years, compared to those who ate the least. Apples and pears are rich in substances known as flavonoids, which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Other white fruits and vegetables, such as onions, mushrooms and cauliflower, may also be protective.

DO YOU QUALIFY FOR FINANCIAL HELP FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS? Extra help from Medicare sav es you money, lowers your insurance premiums, deductibles and co-pays. To qualify, the income savings’ limits are: • Single: Monthly income $1,300 & Savings $11,900. • Married: Monthly income $1,750 & Savings $12,970. Call Council on Aging; 1-714-560-0424 for information. Or call the Downtown Center: 714-765-4510; make an appointment for the 2nd & 4th Mondays.

3. Get Enough Magnesium A Swedish analysis published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that for every 100-milligram daily increase in dietary magnesium, there was a 9 percent drop in stroke risk. (The recommended daily intake is 320 milligrams for women, 420 for men, and most people fall short.) Many studies have linked dietary magnesium to lower blood pressure and reduced cardiovascular risk, but those using supplements have had inconsistent results. The best sources are leafy greens, whole grains, nuts, beans, seeds and fish. 4. Drink a Little Alcohol (Not a Lot) In another study in the journal Stroke that looked at women from the Nurses’ Health Study, light to moderate alcohol consumption (up to one drink a day) was associated with a lower risk of all strokes. No benefit—and possibly increased stroke risk—was seen at higher amounts. Alcohol, in moderation, may help prevent blood clots and has a beneficial effect on cholesterol. But, as other studies have shown, high amounts can increase blood pressure and have other negative cardiovascular effects. 5. Limit Trans Fat A study of the participants in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study, published in the Annals of Neurology, found that those who consumed the most trans fats (averaging 6 grams a day) were nearly 40 percent more likely to have an ischemic stroke than those who consumed the least (averaging 2 grams a day). Other fats and dietary cholesterol had no effect on stroke risk. This was true even after the researchers controlled for other dietary, lifestyle and cardiovascular risk factors. Trans fats have been removed from many (but hardly all) foods in recent years.

DO YOU HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE PROBLEMS? HICAP: Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Programs Consultations 2nd & 4th Wednesday

Downtown Center, 250 E. Center Street Call 1-714-765-4510 for an appointment. As a consumer advocate, we don’t recommend or endorse insurance agencies or providers. Our services include: Medicare, Managed Care, HMO’s, Long Term Care Insurance, Medicare supplemental Insurance, Medicare Fraud, info.


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IMPORTANT INFORMATION JUST FOR YOU

WHY IS IT?

M an ADVERTISED mattress, Man wakes after sleeping on covered by an ADVERTISED blanket and pulls off ADVERTISED pajamas. He bathes in an ADVERTISED shower, shaves with an ADVERTISED razor and brushes his teeth with ADVERTISED toothpaste. A woman washes with ADVERTISED soap, puts on ADVERTISED clothes, drinks a cup of ADVERTISED coffee, drives to work in an ADVERTISED car and then we refuse to ADVERTISE our services - believing it doesn’t pay! Later, if business is poor, they sadly

ADVERTISE it for sale!

COURIER MAILING 4th WEDNESDAY, 6/26, 9 am We need help getting the Couriers to the Post Office every other month. Come join us and help us to prepare the Courier for mailing. PLEASE HELP!

1-714-765-4510

ELECTRICIAN

Don’t wait — Call Mary Birhanzel at 1-714-774-4508

LICENSED, BONDED, INSURED - LICENSE #900069

RECEPTIONIST NEEDED

LIGHTS , S WITCHES , R ECEPTACLES , C EILING F ANS , R ECESSED L IGHTING , S ERVICE U PGRADES AND MORE

Do you like answering the phone and greeting the public? Then please volunteer to help out at our Senior Center Reception Desk. Part-time half day, Monday through Friday, regular or substitution schedules available. Call 714-765-4510 for more information.

FREE ESTIMATES QUALITY WORK AT REASONABLE RATES SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT C ALL B ASSAM

AT

1.714.768.2787


ESTATE PLANNING CORNER

NEIGHBORHOOD ADVERTISING THE BILLIARD ROOM HOURS AT THE

DACC ON FRIDAYS

ARE NOW 11 AM TO 4:45 PM.

Why?

9-11 am on Fridays we will play Bobbleball. If you like to Bowl, Lawn Bowl, play Bocce Ball or Billiards, you are sure to love Bobbleball! It’s all of these games combined, played on a pool table without using cue sticks! Men & Women encouraged to play. No partner needed. Easy to learn. Beginners are welcome.

LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF ORANGE COUNTY

Senior Legal Advocacy Program Every 4TH Thursday - 9am to 11am

Downtown Center, 250 E. Center Street By Appointment Only - Call 714 -765-4510 for help with:  Bankruptcy, Power of Attorney, Small Claims, Family Law, Wills, Conservatorships, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Workers Comp.  Governments:SocialSecurity,SupplementalSecurityIncome(SSI)  Landlord-Tenant: Eviction,MobileHome, BoardandCareissues.  Health: Medicare, Medi-Cal, HMO’s, Nursing Home issues.  Consumer Problems: Contracts, Debt Collection Defense.  Elder Abuse: Financial and Personal.

INTERMEDIATE GENEALOGY Downtown Anaheim Center, Rotary Room, 3pm Last Monday of each month - except holidays Call Gerald for information: 1-714-739-0896

PARKINSONS’ SUPPORT GROUP

1st Wednesdays, 10:30 am to 12 noon Downtown Center, 250 E. Center Street

The Orange County Health Care Agency’s Adult Public Health Nursing Services

 Free Health Assessment 

Health and Nutritional Counseling, Pulse, Blood Pressure, Hearing, Vision, Hemoccult (stool home kit), Hemoglobin, Blood Sugar, Urine, Height & Weight, Oral/Dental, Skin Screenings. Downtown Center: 1st & 3rd WEDNESDAY, 9am - 2pm

To make an appointment with the nurse: Call 714-765-4510, or see the Senior Center Receptionist Lori Funke, RN, PHN

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ESTATE PLANNING CORNER A COMMONLY ASKED QUESTION AT REVOCABLE TRUST SEMINARS IS WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN JOINT TENANCY AND COMMUNITY PROPERTY.

Joint tenancy has "survivorship" rights that allow the other tenant to avoid probate when one joint tenant dies. That's the good FREDLOWARY news.The bad news is that the surviving Attorney at Law tenant is only allowed to “step up” the decedents 50% interest to fair market basis, while the survivor's basis is 50% of the purchase price. A sale may result in capital gains tax. However under the new tax law just passed in 1997, the capital gains tax rate has been reduced and the homeowner is allowed $250,000 ($500,000 for a married couple) on the gain from a sale of their principal residence before any tax is due! Community property under IRS section 1014(a) allows a 100% "stepped-up" basis to fair market value when one spouse dies, and a sale will not result in capital gains tax. That's the good news, but the bad news is that community property must go through a probate court confirmation proceeding known as a spousal property petition that takes about two months and costs around $1,000 in legal fees and court costs. The better way to hold title is in a revocable trust to avoid probate and have a "written community property agreement" which under IRS ruling 87-98 issued in 1987 overcomes any joint tenancy presumptions from prior deeds and allows a 100% "stepped-up" basis and eliminates capital gains tax for a surviving spouse. Anaheim attorney Fred M. Lowary wrote this article and limits his practice to estate planning. See page 19 for more info.

A Most Timely Quote From Jay Leno... "With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides, flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from one end to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terrorist attacks, are we sure this is a good time to take God out of the pledge?”

COURIER ADVERTISING Commercial advertising information and rates: Call Mary Birhanzel for more details 1-714-774-4508


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NEIGHBORHOOD ADVERTISING

Mature Adults Technology Day Thursday, June 13 and Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The MASH student volunteers from Katella High School will be available in the Senior Lounge to help us learn how to use cell phone, Kindles, iPod’s, laptops, and digital cameras more effectively. Bring your device that day—plus your charging cord. Sign ups at front desk.

Ice Cream Social Friday, June 28, at 1:00 PM Bake your favorite brownie or cookie recipe to share. Enjoy Patriotic Entertainment.

Reservations begin June 4 — Donation $2

Downtown Anaheim Community Center 250 E. Center St.— 714-765-4510

Plumbing & Heater Repair

Senior Citizen Discount Call Bert anytime

FREENeed ESTIMATE Business License

Downtown Anaheim Community Center 714-765-4510

Need Help at Home? * Yard Work * Cleaning * Lifting * Window Washing * * Vacation Care and More...If the answer is YES, call: 1-714-956-1182, Monday-Friday, 12noon-5pm

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES OF ANAHEIM Brings Youth and Employers Together Providing Successful Job Referrals

CLEAR DRAINS, SEWER LINES & RE-PIPING

1-714-761-3582 TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY H AIR C UT $7 P ER M $23 S H AMPO O / S ET $12 M ANICU RE & P ED IC UR E $15

LOTUS BEAUTY SALON 115 N. MAGNOLIA AVENUE ANAHEIM, CA 92801 1-714-952-8342 ALL WORK GUARANTEED AND FRIENDLY BY LOREN

$8.00 per hour and up, onetime, part-time, occasional, seasonal help.

Need Caregiver? Loving Home Care Services, Inc. Caregiver Provider We provide caregivers for you or for your loved ones, in the comfort of your own home, at affordable rates. Services Provided Senior Companion Care / Personal Care / Errands Light Housekeeping / Transportation Medication Reminder / Meal Preparation Hourly or Live-In Care Caring Caregivers are Screened / Bonded / Insured FREE Assessment - Call 1-714-808-8328


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NEIGHBORHOOD ADVERTISING

PLEASE VISIT OUR GIFT SHOP Come in! Browse! Support us! We need YOU! New items made by seniors have been brought in on consignment. We have a wide variety of baby gifts, jewelry, aprons, crocheted and knitted afghans, blankets, candles, decorative and household items. Hours are Mon. to Fri. 10 am to 2 pm

PROBATE ... or a ... LIVING TRUST! $600 SINGLE OR $800 MARRIED THIS COMPLETE ESTATE PLANNING FEE INCLUDES: Revocable Living Trust (A-B) Trust Pour-over Wills Community Property Agreement (J/T) Recorded Trust Transfer Deed (Home) Notarize/Witness All Documents Asset Transfer Letter (Banks, etc.)

Personal Property Assignment Living Wills (No Life Support) Durable Health Power of Attorney Durable General Power of Attorney Minor/Guardianship Provisions Conservatorship/Illness Protection

IF YOU HAVE BEEN TO ANY SEMINAR AND ARE READY TO PROCEED, CALL NOW FOR A FREE ONE HOUR OFFICE CONSULTATION.

Tri-Care Health Services Senior Care/Alzheimer/Dementia *Providing Professional and Quality Home Care for all Your Needs. *Personal Hygiene & Grooming,Companionship, Hospice Care, Supervising and Assisting with light housekeeping, meal preparation and more. *Services available from 2 hrs. to 24 hrs. a day, seven days a week or on a live-in basis. *Minimum is 2 hours at affordable rates *Insured and Bonded www.tricarehealthservices.com ****Inquire for First 2 days FREE Home Care**** FREE ASSESSMENT FOR FAMILIES CALL 1-714-269-3631

Adult and Pediatric Dermatology Mary Kate Rohan, M.D. 1211 W. La Palma Ave Suite 407 Anaheim, CA 92801 Phone: 1-714-284-4912

SUNKIST DENTAL OFFICE SENIOR DISCOUNTS, PREVENTIVE, COSMETIC DENTISTRY

GRISHMA SHAH, DDS Digital X-Ray, Dentures, Cosmetic Bonding, Crowns, Bridges, Whitening, Root Canals, Fillings, Extractions, Gum Treatments. First Visit Discount for X-Ray & Exam: $25.00 INSURANCE, INTEREST FREE PAYMENT PLANS, CREDIT CARD OPEN SATURDAY AND EVENINGS BY APPOINTMENT

2500 E. BALL RD., #150, ANAHEIM 1-714-533-9670

ANAHEIM ATTORNEY WITH 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE

FRED M. LOWARY, ATTORNEY AT LAW 101 E. Lincoln Ave. Masciel Center #210 Anaheim, CA 92805

PRACTICE LIMITED TO ESTATE PLANNING

1-714-778-2384

Near the Downtown Community Center FREE USE OF A 30 MIN. VIDEO IF UNABLE TO ATTEND SEMINAR

FOOT SPECIALISTS New Fungal Nail Laser Treatment available

STEVEN R. BUCHHOLZ, D.P.M. WILLIAM J. SPAK, D.P.M. Medicare and most Insurance accepted ONE BLOCK EAST OF ANAHEIM REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Telephone 1011 W. La Palma Ave., #100 1-714-774-1550 Anaheim, CA 92801

What’s Special About February?


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The Courier - June 2013  

The Courier Newsletter, the June 2013 issue. The newsletter of the Anaheim Senior Citizens' Club, Anaheim, California

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