The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 28, 1998 · Page 176
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 176

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Saturday, March 28, 1998
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10D THE PALM BEACH POST SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1998 S SOUTH PALf.1 EEACII CCUriTY LIVING Just for seniors Department of Elder Affairs, 4040 ; . Esplanade Way, Tallahassee; Fla. : ' 32399-7000 or call (800) 96- ELDER. . : i . 689-4733. Adolph and Rose Levis JCC 980 1 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca Raton, 55 plus Singles, meets through out the month for Rap Sessions and Big Band Dances. , , For more Information call 852-3226. West Boca Medical Center's Community Outreach Center, 9070 Kimberley Blvd., offers programs and support groups, V . different speakers, daily at 1 1 a.m. ' and 2 p.m. For more Information call (800) 984-8558. AARP 55 Alive Safe Driving Course, First Monday and Tuesday each month, 9:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. at Capitol Bank, located at Congress and Lake Ida Road in Delray Beach. Cost: $8. Call 495-7502. Deaf Service Line for Crime Prevention and Community Service provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Community Affairs Section. To contact the Sheriff's Office In an emergency for assistance of a deputy, call 688-3462 (TDD). The number for the Community Affairs 1 ' , AARP Tax Aide Program, through April 1 5. For Information on a center in the area, call (888) 227-7669. The Senior Education Center, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, will host several workshops on estate planning, asset protection and more, 10 a.m. - noon on the following dates: March 31, April 16, and April 29. Reservations are required. For more information call 276-6616. AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving Class offered at two locations. Pre-registration is required. Cost for each class: $8. April 1 and 8. 1-5 p.m., 3333 S. Congress Ave., Delray Beach. Call 243-9235. April 6 and 7, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., 650 N. Congress Ave., Delray Beach. Call 496-3921. April 7 and 21, 7 p.m. Call 274-4232. April 16 and 23. 5-9 p.m. and April 21 and 28, 5-9 p.m., 274-4232. Mae Volen Senior Center events, located at 1525 W. Palmetto Park Road in Boca Raton. Call 736-3820 or 395-8920, ext. 243, for more informationregister. April 2, American Cancer Society lecture, 1 1 a.m. noon. April 6, Easter Egg Hunt, 10:30-11:30 a.m. April 14, Depression, grieving and coping, 1 1 a.m. -noon. April 22, 1-3 p.m., Beginners Crochet class. Cost: $5. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.- 12 p.m., various musical performances. Call for details. Kitchen Patio Band meets 10:30-1 1:30 a.m. on Wednesdays. Call for more Information. . Mondays, Medicare Information., 9-1 1:30 a.m. Florida Mandolins group meets JENNIFER PODISStaff Photographer Muscle-bound woman PALM BEACH GARDENS Karin Kort) of North Lauderdale strikes a pose during a preliminary round of the Fifth Annual 1998 NPC Wheelchair National Bodybuilding championships held recently In the William T. Dwyer High School auditorium. Elder Helpline by Florida Department . ,-, of Elder Affairs offers senior care j information and referral programs. 930-5040. Free Intemet-TV classes Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m., in Delray Beach. Leam to access the Internet and E-mail through your TV set. No computer experience required. Call 496-7855 to register and for J location. ...... Homebound and Elderly can have dailv reassurance teleDhone calls ""wgii viiaia Line Hiiuimauuii x & . Referral Services Sunshine Service 547-1000. "How Are You Today" program uses a computer automated system that '; calls homebound people up to 6 times daily to ensure their well-being. Can be customized to meet : even short term needs for people who are home after surgery, hospitalization, or Illness. Cost: $ 1 per day, billed monthly, bi-annually, or annually. Call 439-7153. HIVAIDS Legal Project 60 to specifically handle the legal and mental health needs of the senior citizen with this disease. Includes a full range of legal services, social " security problems, Insurance matters, medicare and medicaid matters, access to health care Issues, insurance matters, probate and advance directives provided. Call 655-8944 .. HIV Support Group for adults 50 and I over, their families and friends, will meet the first Friday of each month, 1-2:30 p.m and the fourth Tuesday of every month from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Boca Raton Community Hospital's Education Center, 800 Meadows Road, Boca Raton. To make a reservation or for more Information call 586-4843. How to Talk to an Older Person Who Hat a Problem With Alcohol or : Medication: Free booklet offered by Hanley-Hazelden Center at St. Mary's. (800) 257-7800. I.D. Locator Bracelet Program is available from the Alzheimer's '1 Association Greater Palm Beach Area Chapter and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for those who are forgetful. 478-3120 or 736-2699. "Life Links" a workshopsupport group for widowed, divorced and partnered people in the second half of their life (ages 50-1 00). Sponsored by The Widowed I Persons Service and The Mental . ' Health Association of Palm Beach ; County. Group meets in Palm i Beach, Delray Beach, and Jupiter! Call 832-3755 or 276-3581 for ' more Information. "Looking Forward", group for single senior men. Meetings held every f Monday In Delray Beach. For more information call 482-8438. (Waiting list presently closed for women). CORONET 10 Yr.Wear Warranty Stalnproof Berber $ -n -n 99 JJ, ,11 Sq. Yd. Installed WHeavy Pad free physician referral Section TDD is 233-3485; for voice communication, 233-3480. Department of Senior Series, 202 North H Street, Lake Worth offers ongoing classes for seniors. Call 355-3222 for more information. Blood Pressure Screening: Every Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. Also first and second Friday at 1 p.m., third Tuesday at 1p.m. AARP's 55 Alive Safe Driving courses, 2nd and 3rd Thursday each month, 1-5 p.m. Cost: $8. Call 852-3251. Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m., Matinee - Rap Session. Cost: $3 members, $5 non-members. Spanish Classes, Mondays 9:30 a.m. beginners, advanced, Wednesdays 9 a.m. adanced, Weednesdays 10 a,n, intermediate, Mondays 10:30 a.m. advanced beginners. Silver Aerobics, Tuesdays andthursdays, 8:30 a.m. Exercise class, Mondays 9 a.m., Wednesday 2 p.m. Arts and Crafts, Mondays 9 a.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m. English Class, Tuesdays 9 a.m 1 p.m. and Fridays, 1 p.m. Chess Group daily at 1 p.m. Pinochle and Bridge Groups Thursdays 1 p.m. Organ and Piano lessons, Tuesdays, 9 and 10 a.m. Tai Chi Mondays 4 p.m., Tuesdays 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Front porch Discussion Group Thursdays 10 a.m. Scrabble Group, Mondays 1 p.m., Wednesdays 1 p.m. Glee Club, Wednesdays 1 p.m., Thursdays 1 p.m Elder Affair's "Florida Disaster Preparedness Guide" available by written request. Disaster , . . Preparedness Guide co TV I on Tuesdays, 12:30-4 p.m. Sign Language Course, Tuesdays, 1 -2:30 p.m. Speech Reading Class, Tuesdays, 2:30-4 p.m. Senior Support Group, Wednesdays, 10:30-1 1:30 a.m. Visually impaired support group, Fridays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Must be legally blind to join. FAU's "Senior Place" program: includes lectures and health counseling for older adults. Free program. Programs held in Room 111, Social Science Building, FAU's Boca Raton campus. For more informationreservations, call the College of Nursing at 367-3262. Apr. 1 7, Professor Terri Touh, of FAU's College of Nursing on "Prevention of Falls" May 15, Ann Grant, R.N. on "Death and Dying" National Safety Council Driving Classes holds classes for the mature driver several times per month In Delray Classroom, 5850 W. Atlantic Ave. Suite 103. Cost: $ 1 0 per person, $ 1 6 for a married couple or if you bring a friend. Call al Fibromyalgia Support Groups throughout Palm Beach County. The support group is open to anyone who has fibromyalgia or is interested in this illness. To get more information and find a local support group, call the Arthritis Foundation at (800) 654-1046. Where to Turn is provided by Center for Information and Crisis Services. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive directory of community resources, and it is recognized that in some given instances more than one agency provides assistance for a given problem. If you want to know more about where to turn for help with a particular need, or know someone else who does, call CenterLine at HERE TO TURN Q: I've been suffering with pain for several months and the doctors finally diagnosed that I have something called fibromyalgia. What is it and do you know of any support group for this condition? A: Fibromyalgia is a group of common non-specific Illnesses characterized by pain, tenderness and stiffness of joints, capsules and adjacent structures and systemic symptoms such as fatigue, insomnia and depression. The Arthritis Foundation sponsors sever Society offers By Bruce Greenstein Special to The Palm Beach Post Question: I just moved down to Florida and I'm looking for a new physician, but I don't know where to start. Could you suggest where I could begin looking for a doctor? Answer: The Palm Beach County Medical . Society provides a free physician's referral service for the general public. When choosing a doctor, the Palm Beach Medical Society can give you information on the physician's medical Snd educational background. It also provide a speaker's bureau on AIDSHIV and other medical topics. Call 433-3940 in the north or central area of Palm Beach County, and 276-3636 in south county. . TELEGRAM Daftcn, Dear Owner. puase be aow - .TELEGRAM THIS IS NOT A MISPRINT! CABIN CRAFT PETITE-LOOP BERBER CORONET FOOTPRINT FIGHTER 10 Yr.Wear Warranty $99 Sq.Yd. Installed WHeavy Pad TELEGRAM clearance on Installed WHeavy Pad MOHAWK KIDPROOF WEAR DATED FOOTPRINT FIGHTER POSH PLUSH ONE INCH THICK! 99 Sq. Yd. dated. WHeavy Pad Installed WHeavy Pad Skoustwes stock existing STONE W I fid R Do Your Home Installed 99 'Sq.Yd. 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