Pasadena Senior Center Holds Free Events in March

There is something for everyone in March at the Pasadena Senior Center, located at 85 E. Holly Street. Membership is not required to be attend, but some events require advance reservations as noted.
Friday Movie Matinee — Friday, March 30, at 1 p.m. “Good Night, and Good Luck” (2005, PG) starring David Strathairn and George Clooney. Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow decides to try and bring down U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy during the senator’s communism witch hunt.
Tech It Up! The Basics and Benefits of Technology — Monday, March 26, from 3-4:30 p.m. Yelp and Expedia. Presented by Jade Myer, a Pasadena community Gold Award Girl Scout candidate.
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program — Mondays and Wednesdays, Through April 11, at 11 a.m. Using low-impact and low-intensity exercises, seniors with arthritis can increase their flexibility, range of motion and muscle strength during this six-week program that can be modified for each person’s need, whether sitting, standing or on the floor. Register by calling (626) 685-6732.
Understanding the Bill of Rights — Monday, March 26, at 1 p.m. The U.S. Constitution has 27 amendments. Learn about the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments that were ratified in 1791 and outline the basic rights and freedoms of American citizens. Presented by Carol Cheadle. Please RSVP at the welcome desk.
Five Wishes/Advance Directives — Thursday, March 29, at 10 a.m. Do you know what kind of care you want if you become seriously ill? By filling out a simple form, you can tell your family and friends about your healthcare wishes ahead of time and spare them the uncertainty and confusion that can be associated with trying to make decisions without such a directive. Learn how a healthcare power of attorney is used in California and how to communicate your wishes with a concise yet comprehensive document. This class will highlight Five Wishes, the advance directive used by most physicians and health plans. Attendees will receive forms at no cost. Presented by Vitas Innovative Hospice Care.

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