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Halloween Double Feature
The Mountain View Senior Center will hold a double feature on Halloween of two scary movies from different eras -- "The Uninvited" (1944) and "The Others" (2001). Oct. 31, 1-5:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.

Seniors

Neighbors Helping Neighbors senior outreach
For the second in a series of outreach events, Neighbors Helping Neighbors will have trained peer counselors available to speak with residents about personal issues, including housing, transportation and other financial problems. There are no income restrictions, all are accepted. Those interested are encouraged to RSVP for a 30-minute consultation, but drop-ins are also welcome. Nov. 1, 10:30-12:30 p.m. Free. Trinity Church, Hope's Corner, 748 Mercy St., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

Music therapy talk
Melody, a music therapist, will introduce seniors to this type of therapy, discuss its benefits and offer ways it can be incorporated into daily routines. Nov. 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

Music Therapy for Memory Loss
This Avenidas educational session will cover ways that participants can use music therapy to enhance their relationships with those living with memory loss. Techniques using recorded and live music will be discussed. Nov. 6, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Avenidas, 270 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

Alzheimer's Update
Gerontologist Elna Tymes will lead a discussion on new developments in Alzheimer's Disease research, including some suggestions from therapies for traumatic brain injury. The talk will cover the differences between "normal aging," behavioral symptoms and early Alzheimer's. Nov. 13, 1-2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

Senior Center Without Walls info session
Senior Center Without Walls will discuss their more than 30 weekly activities, classes and support groups for homebound seniors, held through free telephone conference calls. Nov. 18, 1-2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

ElderWISE info session
ElderWISE will provide info about their programs, which matches trained volunteers with isolated and at-risk isolated seniors. Volunteers provide friendly visits to clients in their own homes. Nov. 18, 1-2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

CSA Referral - Transportation
Senior Case Managers from the Community Services Agency will come to the Mountain View Senior Center to provide info about programs by Outreach, Road Runners, VTA and other local organizations that seniors can take advantage of. Nov. 18, 10-11 a.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.

Seniors

Neighbors Helping Neighbors senior outreach
For the last in a series of outreach events, Neighbors Helping Neighbors will have trained peer counselors available to speak with residents about personal issues, including housing, transportation and other financial problems. There are no income restrictions, all are accepted. Those interested are encouraged to RSVP for a 30-minute consultation, but drop-ins are also welcome. Dec. 6, 10:30-12:30 p.m. Free. Trinity Church, Hope's Corner, 748 Mercy St., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

Minds in Motion classes
Peninsula Volunteers will offer these classes as part of its early memory loss wellness program for those experiencing changes in memory or other cognitive impairments. Activities include brain and memory games. Mondays, through December, 10 a.m.-noon. $12 drop in; $75 eight-week series. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.