(858) 756-3041

RANCHO SANTA FE SENIOR CENTER EVENTS

Respect ~ Support ~ Friendship
Serving the Community Since 1988

The RSF Senior Center provides senior resource information, educational programs, enrichment classes, and social activities. As a non-profit charitable service organization, there is no membership fee or requirement to live in the community of Rancho Santa Fe to receive assistance or participate in programs.

https://www.rsfseniors.org/

Resource and Referral Service

Monday – Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Seniors and their family members can speak with a staff member and receive valuable information to address a wide variety of needs.

For assistance, or to schedule an appointment, please call the Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center
(858) 756-3041


Programs and Classes
November 2018


Books, Blockbusters, and the Year We Had

Professor Garrett Chaffin-Quiray will engage participants in a review and discussion of influential movies and books from  1968, 1976, and 1980. Each session will focus on one year in the categories of Oscar Winner, Box Office Winner, New York Times Fiction Bestseller, and Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.

Facilitated by:
Garrett Chaffin-Quiray,
Cinema Professor

Friday, November 2nd
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Year: 1976
Oscar Winner: Rocky
Box Office Winner: Rocky
New York Times Fiction Bestseller: Trinity
Pulitzer Prize in Fiction: Humboldt’s Gift
Reservations are not required for this class.


Women & Osteoporosis
Bad to the Bone

Presented by:

Dawn Andalon, DPT
Level 4 PT

This informative and interactive workshop will give all women valuable information to protect themselves from Osteoporosis!

What is Osteoporosis and what does it mean to women?

Why does it happen and can I prevent it?

Learn the steps you can take immediately to combat the effects and prevent a fracture!

Learn the best strategies to prevent Osteopenia from turning into Osteoporosis diagnosis.

Why are post-menopausal women at risk?

Dawn Andalon, DPT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, educator, author, and Co-Founder of Level 4 Physio-Wellness-Performance. She is known as a leading spine and women’s health specialist in the San Diego area.

Thursday, November 8th
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Please call to register. Space is limited!
(858) 756-3041


Smart Design Today, Better Living Tomorrow!

Presented by:
Beppie Mostert
Living Design Interiors, LLC

Beppie Mostert, is a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist. In this presentation you will learn easy and practical steps that you can implement to make your home a smart and effective space, without giving up on the aesthetic and architectural beauty of the home. She will share solutions to ensure that the home you live in is a safe environment, is functional as one ages, and provides quality of life.

Friday, November 9th
2:00 pm

Please call to reserve your space.
Seating is limited!
(858) 756-3041


Strategies to Enhance Home Safety

Considering a medical alert device? Confused by the technology and what it all means? Understand the terminology to be an informed consumer. Learn how to shop and some dos and don’ts.

Fear of falling? Taken a recent fall? Understand the changes happening as we get older and learn how to make adjustments in your life as well as your home.

Presented by:
Cindy Sawyer
Southwest Lifeline
Medical Alert Service

Wednesday, November 14th
2:00 pm

Please call to reserve your space. Seating is limited!
(858) 756-3041


Soul Collage

Presented by:

Kat Zemeckis,
Certified SoulCollage® facilitator

SoulCollage® is a collage art form that helps answer life’s transitional questions through images, imagination and following your intuition. In this introductory workshop, you will create a card that will have deep meaning to you from which you will answer some journaling questions and share your insights (if so desired).

SoulCollage® has proven to be a valuable tool for personal growth. Classes are taught by certified SoulCollage® facilitator, Kat Zemeckis. It’s FUN and NO artistic experience is necessary.

Thursday, November 15th
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

**This is a free class. All materials are provided. 
Reservations Required. Please call to reserve your space!
Class size is limited.**

(858) 756-3041


Older, Wiser, Better

Jon Schwartz, M.S.

Jon is the Director of Community Relations
at Seacrest Village and holds a Master’s in Gerontology from USC.

Interactive Discussions on:

Society

Current events

Philanthropy

Science

Entertainment

Aging

 Learn how these topics relate to our aging selves!

Thursday, November 29th
2:00 pm

Remaining class: 12/27
Please call to register. Seating is limited! (858) 756-3041

WEEKLY CLASSES

*If weather permits, meditation will take place in the Senior Center garden. Please bring a jacket or blanket to ensure your comfort during your meditation practice.*

This is a free class
Reservations are not required.
(858) 756-3041

Students are responsible for purchasing their own supplies. A list of supplies will be provided during the student’s first day of class.

Chair YogaAttend this class to learn:

  • Ways you can reduce stress
  • Practical and useful exercises to improve well-being
  • Tips to improve strength and flexibility

*PLEASE WEAR COMFORTABLE CLOTHING THAT YOU CAN MOVE IN*
Thursdays
10:00 am – 11:00 am

You asked, and we listened! The Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center is proud to present: Chair Yoga. There are limited spaces available, please call to reserve your seat (858) 756-3041.
There is a $10.00 charge for each class,
paid to the instructor, Laura Humphrey R.N.

Oil Painting and Drawing A-Z

Create original artwork from life using your favorite medium…

Dawn Harrison, fine artist, will teach you how to mix and blend colors, create impact, and evoke emotion.  Learn to draw accurately while tackling a blank canvas with painterly abandon.  Every three weeks you’ll start a new painting. You will be provided with a variety of high quality art images, ranging in diverse and pleasing subjects.  You’re welcome to paint from your own photos too!  Each class begins with a 30- minute demonstration.  All skill levels are welcome.

Fridays
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
.

There is a $20.00 fee per class
paid to the instructor, Dawn Harrison
.
*A materials list will be provided upon registration. Students are responsible for furnishing their own supplies.*

If you are a new student, please call, Dawn, to register: (619) 988-7420