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Women-only workshop on Social Security benefits

Women-only workshop on Social Security benefits

The Area Agency on Aging has scheduled a women’s-only Social Security Benefits and Medicare Workshop on Monday, Aug. 12, to provide..

Summer activities at the senior center

Summer activities at the senior center

August is a great time to beat the heat and stay indoors while enjoying fun and educational activities at the Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802..

New rideshare service specializes in seniors

New rideshare service specializes in seniors

Transportation for seniors can be challenge—particularly for those who can no longer drive. Services such as Dial-A-Ride have been cut..

Monthly support groups for family caregivers

Monthly support groups for family caregivers

The Desert Southwest Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association hosts two family caregiver support groups in North Central Phoenix each..

Answers about Social Security

Answers about Social Security

The Area Agency on Aging will conduct a workshop from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, July 26 to provide information for anyone with questions or..

WHS students honored at Beatitudes luncheon

WHS students honored at Beatitudes luncheon

Several students from Washington High recently were recognized at the Beatitudes Student of the Month Luncheon. Throughout the 2018-19..

Crafting centerpieces at June’s Memory Café

Crafting centerpieces at June’s Memory Café

Jewish Family & Children’s Service presents its monthly Memory Café from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 6, at Beth El Congregation,..

Center helps seniors connect with resources

Center helps seniors connect with resources

The Area Agency on Aging has opened AGEconnect on 7th, an Aging Resource Center, at 2950 N. 7th St. for seniors to make connections to..

Free workshop on retirement planning

Free workshop on retirement planning

Jack Burns, public affairs specialist for the Arizona Social Security Administration, hosts a free Social Security retirement planning..

Variety of activities at senior center

Variety of activities at senior center

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., offers special activities for the month of May. Enjoy a Wellness Open House beginning at..

Musical duo performs at May’s Memory Café

Musical duo performs at May’s Memory Café

Jewish Family & Children’s Service presents its monthly Memory Café 10-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, at Beth El Congregation, 1118..

Generations of women celebrate together

Generations of women celebrate together

Multiple generations of women are invited to celebrate Mother’s Day a day early, 1 p.m. Thursday, May 9 at The Palazzo, 6250 N. 19th Ave...

Beatitudes kicks off campus expansion

Beatitudes kicks off campus expansion

Beatitudes Campus, 1610 W. Glendale Ave., broke ground a $260-million redevelopment on Feb. 21. After completion of the eight-year..

Seminar prepares for ‘A Fitting Farewell’

Seminar prepares for ‘A Fitting Farewell’

Are you facing the loss of a spouse, partner or family member? Would you appreciate advice on creating the best possible obituary and..

Free programs for seniors at The Palazzo

Free programs for seniors at The Palazzo

The JFCS Senior Center offers a variety of free programs open to seniors in the Phoenix area each month. All programs take place at The..

New app helps check Medicare coverage

New app helps check Medicare coverage

If you are a senior who has learned how to download and use apps on your smart phone or tablet, there’s a new tool that can help you..

Health and fun are focus in March

Health and fun are focus in March

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., offers seniors a guided trail hike 8-11:30 a.m. Mondays, March 4 & 11. The class is..

Gardening club launches at senior living community

Gardening club launches at senior living community

Have you always wanted to grow your own vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers, but don’t have the time or strength to do all the work..

Craft activity featured at March Memory Café

Craft activity featured at March Memory Café

Jewish Family & Children’s Service presents its monthly Memory Café 10 a.m. Thursday, March 7, at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W...

Free workshops on retirement planning

Free workshops on retirement planning

Jack Burns, public affairs specialist for the Arizona Social Security Administration, hosts a free Social Security retirement planning..

Variety of activities at senior center

Variety of activities at senior center

The Sunnyslope Senior Center, 802 E. Vogel Ave., offers special activities for the month of February. Celebrate Valentine’s Day one day..

Sing-a-long at Memory Café

Sing-a-long at Memory Café

Jewish Family & Children’s Service presents its monthly Memory Café 10-11:30 a.m.  Thursday, Feb. 7, at Beth El Congregation, 1118..

Scholarships, emergency grants for veterans

Scholarships, emergency grants for veterans

Wells Fargo and Scholarship America are accepting applications for the 2019 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans..

Discussion series for caregivers

Discussion series for caregivers

Duet offers a unique resource for family caregivers in its “Finding Meaning and Hope” video discussion series. This 10-week, peer-led..

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