Claremont Insider: City Hosts Senior Program Open House

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

City Hosts Senior Program Open House

The Claremont Senior Citizens Program is having a free open house on Saturday, October 4th, from 11am to 2pm at the Joslyn Senior Center. The event is sponsored by the Claremont Kiwanis Club and will include a patient advocacy workshop. The center is located at 660 N. Mountain Ave. The city's website has all the details:

Guests will be treated to an afternoon of lively demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment, and an absolutely FREE backyard barbeque sponsored by the Claremont Kiwanis Club. This insightful community event is open to all ages and anyone who may be curious about what programs and services the City of Claremont offers to it's older-adult community as well as what support they offer to their family and friends. Such services include nutritious lunches, engaging classes, various support groups, social services, and a wide variety of fun recreational activities.

Join us just before the Senior Program Open House as Community Partners hosts an empowering patient advocacy workshop titled, "What Was That My Doctor Told Me?" at 10:00 am. This helpful workshop will be presented by skilled professionals who will describe the role of the patient advocacy and share important insights about awareness skills and the knowledge necessary for navigating the healthcare system for a loved one. In the process, participants will acquire skills on how to be more proactive in their own health care. This is a truly beneficial program for you and/or your loved ones.

Guests are encouraged to make reservations through the Joslyn Center. For more information, please call (909) 399-5488.