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Seniors

Senior Scam Stopper semniar with Rich Gordon
Assemblyman Rich Gordon, in conjunction with the Contractors State License Board, will offer a free seminar for seniors on how to protect against scams and fraud. Oct. 1, 2-4 p.m. Free. Unity Palo Alto, 3391 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.
 

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La Comida Senior Lunch Program
Nonprofit La Comida welcomes seniors age 60 and older and their guests to enjoy an appetizing and nutritious three-course lunch, along with camaraderie, music and activities. Lunch is served weekdays at three Palo Alto locations. Visit the website or call for the other venues and more info. Monday-Friday, year-round, 11:15-12:15 p.m. $3 voluntary contribution for adults 60 and over; $8 charge for those under 60. La Comida Main Dining Room, Avenidas Center, 450 Bryant St., Palo Alto.
 

Seniors

'Successful Aging'
El Camino Hospital representatives will give a talk on "Successful Aging," sharing nine evidence-based factors to consider when working towards a healthy lifestyle. Oct. 13, 1-2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

Shopping online seminar
Monica Lipscomb will teach seniors how to shop online effectively, providing tips on how to find the best prices and complete a purchase, as well as what the common shopping websites are. Basic computer skills are required. Space is limited, contact the senior center to sign up. Oct. 15, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

Seniors

Social Security talk
Teresa Nino, a financial services industry executive, will give a talk about retirement strategies and taking full advantage of Social Security benefits. Oct. 16, 1-2 p.m. Free. Mountain View Senior Center, 266 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.
 

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Mental wellness screenings
El Camino Hospital will offer monthly screenings of mental wellness at the Mountain View Senior Center. Licensed health professionals will be available to speak with individuals or family members. Contact the center's front desk to book an appointment. Oct. 16, 9:30-10:30 a.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

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.