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Mar 29

The Center at Founders Village Update

Posted on March 29, 2021 at 10:24 AM by Maggie Le


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Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities – Virtual Dance on Friday, April 9, 7-8:30 p.m.

The Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities is hosting their 4th virtual Zoom! Dance on Friday, April 9, 2021, from 7-8:30 p.m. The dance is open to ages 18 and older, and is for persons with disabilities who enjoy dancing, music, and raffle prizes!  Registration is open now through Wednesday, April 7, 2021. RSVP by email FVAdvisoryCommittee@FountainValley.org. Registered participants will be emailed login information on Thursday, April 8, 2021. 

Virtual Bingo – Kaiser Permanente/Senior Advantage – Wednesday, April 7 @ 11 a.m.

Sign up with The Center at Founders Village to participate in this special bingo presentation! Don’t miss the opportunity to meet new people virtually and win a prize!

Medication Review: Brown Bag Program with Dr. Bill Liu – Wednesday, April 14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

The Brown Bag program is a program where you can schedule a consultation to review your medications with highly regarded pharmacist, Dr. Bill Liu. Dr. Liu has dedicated his profession to working with seniors as part of OC Health and has experience working with the elderly population, sharing his expertise with cities all over Orange County.

The virtual review will take place on Wednesday, April 14 between 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  Appointments are required and can be made by calling (714) 593-4446.
Bloomin Zoomin Seniors

Bloomin’ Zoomin’ Speaker Series

Join the City of Fountain Valley, The Center at Founders Village on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. for live presentations on important topics that are impacting the community, especially seniors.

Tuesday, April 6 @ 10 a.m. – Navigating the New Senior Center Page Website

Have you had the opportunity to navigate the new senior center page?  Join us for this information session on the changes and updates that have been made to enhance your user experience. Also, discover another avenue to share your ideas and feedback with the senior center team. You will be able to share your ideas for how to make the senior page more senior friendly and practical for your use. 

Tuesday, April 13 @ 10 a.m. – Did You Miss Your Annual Medicare Annual Wellness Visit in 2020?  Spring into Wellness in 2021!

Take Advantage of Medicare Preventive Services! Did you know Medicare covers a full range of Preventive Services to help keep you healthy?  Medicare beneficiaries have access to a variety of preventive exams, tests, shots, screenings, counseling and education-and most are at no cost.  These services can help you find health problems early, when treatment works best, and help keep you from getting certain   diseases. 

Tuesday, April 20 @ 10 a.m. – Goals To Reach a Healthier You!

You want to be healthier but you’re not sure where to start.  There’s so much to think about!  It might help to have a plan of action.  Join us as we discuss setting some goals to reach a healthier you! Independence at Home, a SCAN community service

Round Table Discussion with Jane Herin – 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month

Join Jane on the first and third Friday of each month via Zoom, from 10-11 a.m., to discuss various topics that are relevant for the day, week, month, or year! Jane will lead the conversation, but this is a great opportunity to share your thoughts and discuss topics that may inspire you. Call The Center at Founders Village at (714) 593-4446 to join the discussion and receive login information.

Golden Years Peer Support Group with Bill Nelson

The Center at Founders Village has an in-person or virtual peer support services!  Services are offered on Mondays by appointment. The program offers individual, group, and couple sessions. Topics to be discussed include anxiety, loneliness, conflict resolution, family relationships, physical activity, food, and nutrition. Call The Center at (714) 593-4446 to schedule an appointment or register for the group session.

Senior Socials Services Program - Information and Referral Program

The Center at Founders Village has a new Senior Social Services Program that focuses on information and referral!  This program began in November 2020, and is helping seniors make connections to life-sustaining services such as nutrition, housing, transportation, and many more services!  Do you need assistance and find that having someone with a network and connections would be extremely helpful?  Schedule an appointment to meet with our social services team.  All services are offered by appointment only and may be scheduled by calling (714) 593-4446. 

Zoom Movie Night with the Senior Center – Featuring  The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Center at Founders Village invites you to attend a virtual movie night with us on Friday, April 30 at 5 p.m.  Together, we’ll watch The Hundred-Foot Journey, a 2014 American comedy-drama about a battle of two restaurants in a French village:  one by an Indian family and the other,  a lofty Michelin-starred restaurant. RSVP by Wednesday, April 28 and then visit us at the Center to pick up your free popcorn to make sure you have all you need to feel like this is a real cinema movie experience.  Event is free and open to all seniors.  Register by calling us at (714) 593-4446.