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placeholder January 9, 2017   •   VOL. 55, NO. 1   •   Oakland, CA
Senior Living & Resources

 
List your senior events
The Just for Seniors events calendar of The Catholic Voice will be published again in our April 17 issue.

If you have an event for seniors, such as a retreat, lecture or dinner, and would like to publicize it in any of our Senior Living and Resources sections for 2017, send them to Carrie McClish, The Catholic Voice, 2121 Harrison St., Suite 100, Oakland 94612 or email to cmcclish@oakdiocese.org.

Dates for the 2017 senior sections and their deadlines are:
Issue        Deadline
April 17      April 5
June 26      June 14
Nov. 6        Oct. 25
 

HEALTH/FITNESS
Mondays
Tai Chi. 8 a.m. at St. Columba Church, 6401 San Pablo Ave., Oakland. Sponsored by the parish Health Cabinet. 510-654-7600.

Fridays
Line Dancing. 1 to 3 p.m. at St. Benedict Parish, 2245 82nd Ave., Oakland. 510-632-1847.

SOCIALS
Monday, Jan. 9
Senior Luncheon. Noon in the parish hall at Queen of All Saints Church, 2390 Grant St., Concord. The Captain's Corner will have homemade gifts. 925-825-0350.

Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, May 12
St. Perpetua Senior Activities Group (SAGE). Monthly Bridge beginning at 9:30 a.m. second Fridays in the parish hall, St. Perpetua Church, 3454 Hamlin Road, Lafayette. 925-283-0272.

Friday, Feb. 24
Golden Friends luncheon. To be held at a place to be announced in mid to late January. Golden Friends is a ministry for seniors sponsored by St. Michael Church in Livermore. Members meet monthly for lunch and prayer and occasional outings. Contact Wilma at 925-447-8198 for updated information.

First Fridays
60 Plus or Minus Club. Meets after the 9:30 a.m. Mass in Mt. Tabor Hall, Church of the Transfiguration, 4000 East Castro Valley Blvd., Castro Valley. 510-538-7941 or Transfig_Office@sbcglobal.net.

Third Fridays
The Classic Club Pot Luck Dinner. 5:45 p.m. hors d'oeuvres, 6:30 p.m. dinner, in the Ministry Center at St. Isidore Parish, 440 La Gonda Way, Danville. This social group is made up of parishioners and friends who are 55 years of age and older who meet monthly except during July and August. People are asked to bring food to share. A $3 charge at the door helps to cover the cost of beverages and paper goods. Questions? Contact Gloria and Bob Kerner, 925-735-8751.

PARISH SENIOR PROGRAMS
All Saints Seniors. Senior Center, All Saints Parish, 22824 Second St., Hayward. Contact: Frances Legg, 510-836-5300.

Tuesdays
St. John the Baptist Community Center. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 at 6500 Gladys Ave. (at Lexington Ave.), El Cerrito. Gathering usually includes a guest speaker, fellowship and lunch. 510-232-5659.

Third Tuesdays
Young at Heart Ministry at St. Isidore Parish, 440 La Gonda Way, Danville. 11:15 a.m. Mass or prayer service followed by luncheon and afternoon social. An extension of the parish Legion of Mary ministry. 925-837-2122.

Fridays
St. Edward Parish Seniors. 10 a.m. to noon in Gaspar House, 5864 Thornton Ave., Newark. 510-797-0241.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES/CLASSES
Saturday, Jan. 14
Family Caregiver Class on Living with Dementia. 9:45 a.m. to noon at Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Ave., Suite 100, Dublin. (second floor conference room.) Laura Wyman, a nationally recognized expert on dementia and author of "A Loving Approach to Dementia Care," will discuss the various medical conditions that can cause dementia including its leading cause, Alzheimer's disease. Register online at HopeHospice.com or contact Hope Hospice Community Education Volunteer Debbie Emerson at debbiee@hopehospice.com.

Thursdays
Memory Café. 2 p.m. in the Community Hall of St. Peter's Lutheran Church at 254 Broadmoor Blvd., San Leandro. Sponsored by Memory DayByDay, a nonprofit working with early-onset and early-stage Alzheimer's dementia, The Memory Café is opened to those with dementia and their family and friends. For more information, contact Tricia Bruketta at 510-931-9336.

 
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