May 2015

Special Events



Walk with Ease Kick off-Mon, May 4th @ 10:00/Café.

Walk with Ease is a 9 week low impact fitness program proven to reduce Arthritis pain. The class will begin at Sandy Senior Center May 12th.  Attend  the Kick off Party on May 4th to learn about the value of participating in this evidenced based program and to register.  Class size is limited so be sure to attend the kick off.  Facilitated by Salt Lake County Active Aging and the Arthritis Foundation. Join in the FUN! Class is Tues and Thurs @ 9:00/101/107.

Civil War Discussion Group-Fri, May 1st@ 10:00/107:

An open forum for those interested in the events, politics,  personalities of the great conflict in detail. Facilitated by Marcia Bond.

“Scenic Triangle” America’s most Scenic Train Trip– Fri, May, 1st @ 10:00/101:

On May 1st 1971 the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (AMTRAK) began. Join us for an exciting photo filled route that starts in Utah goes to California, Oregon then    Portland and Seattle. Facilitated by Historian Daniel B. Kuhn.

Healthy Aging-Mon, May 4th @ 10:00/101:

How to age right with healthy diet and exercise. Learn healthy snacks on the go and the best exercises for your heart. Facilitated by Lori Cole, CD.

Book Group-Mon, May 4,18th @ 1:00pm/101:

Join a friendly open discussion group that talks about life, aging and grief and how to start the healing process.   Facilitated by Helen Rollins.

Knee and Shoulder Pain-what to do about it!-Tues, May 5th @ 11:00/206:

Do you have knee or shoulder pain? This seminar will discuss what options can reduce the pain and discomfort.            Facilitated by Dr. Meadows from Alta View Sports Medicine.

Horizon BP-with Randy, Wed, May 6, 13, 20, 27th@ 9:00/Café:

Meditation for Healthy Mind and Body-Wed, May 6th @ 10:00/101:

Stress and tiredness make us unhappy, impatient and frustrated. Which can affect our health. We are often so busy we feel there is no time to stop and meditate! But meditation actually gives you more time by making your mind calmer and more         focused, learn how to meditate. Facilitated by Cheyenne Liu.

AARP Drivers Safety–Wed, May 6th @ 10:00am-3pm 101:

Learn safe driving techniques and  strategies. Safe Driver Certificate awarded upon completion. $15 for AARP members/$20 for non-members.

Golf Club-Thurs, May 7, 14, 21, 28th @ 9:00am/Fore Lakes Course:

Join this fun loving group on the greens.  Hosted by Bob Mueller. Meet at the golf course.

Current Events-Fri, May 8th @ 10:00/101:

Sherrie Swensen of SL County Clerks Office will inform you about services they provide: Marriages, Election Procedures and Passport Applications. Will  expand upon Legislative Bills. Facilitated by Sally Jo.

Soap Making-Fri, May 8th @ 1:00/Café. $8.00 for 10 Bars:

Make beautiful and aromatic soap.  A $10.00 donation requested for 8 bars of soap. Facilitated by Lisa Farmer.

Manicures-May 8th, 22nd @ 9:00am/106:

Manicure service     provided  every Friday. Appts from 9:00am –12:00pm. Includes nail clippings, a polish and a lotion hand massage. Kimberly Jensen. Donation $8.00/ $10 for Shellac nails.

The Grace in Aging, Topic-Silence, Fri, May 8th @ 10:00/107:

Silence is one of the special conditions that facilitates awakening. It’s enormously helpful to cultivate  silence while still in the midst of life. Look at how this transformative special condition helps us to spiritually ripen. Facilitated by Richard Nelson.

Mother’s Day Party,  Fri,-May 8th @ 11:30:

Entertainment by the SL Crooners :meal of Cranberry Chicken, Potatoes, Vegetables,  Strawberries and these additional treats:  Cupcakes by CottonWood Creek Senior Living. Ice Cream by Council.

Alzheimer’s Risks-Mon, May 11th @ 10:00/101:

Learn if you are at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. What are the 10 warning signs/how it’s diagnosed and treatments available.   Facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Lunch Bunch Tues, May 12th @ 9:00am:

Visit Station Park in Farmington-over 20 stores and 20 + places to eat.

Essential Oils for Health-Wed, May 13th @ 10:00/107:

Learn about oils and the health benefits they offer. Facilitated by Sue Billingslea.

Tax Relief Help-Wed, May 13th @ 11:45/Café:

Do you need tax relief for your property taxes? Find out about available assistance. Facilitated by Joy Hayes.

Parkinson’s Support Group- Thurs, May 14th @ 2:00pm/101:

Discussing sleep disorders and wellness for  Parkinson’s patients. Facilitated by Mike Ogden: Valeo Health.

Tennis Club - Starts Friday, May 15th @ 9:00 am: Meet at Bicentennial Park (530 E 8680 S), Will play both Wednesdays & Fridays. Meet new tennis friends.

Vital Aging: Self Esteem-Mon, May 18th @ 10:00 107B:

Discover your sources of personal well-being, self-strengthening beliefs and creating and achieving goals. Facilitated by Rhonda Bush.

Origins of Memorial Day-Mon, May 18th @ 10:00/101:

On May 5th 1868 General John Logan declared Memorial Day the day for decorating the graves of comrades lost in war. Learn the history behind the holiday and why we celebrate it. The Highland Bagpiper will perform. Door Prizes. Given. Facilitated by Lake Hills  Memorial.

Early Memorial Day Celebration-Mon, May 18th @ 11:30/Café:

Celebrate the holiday early with a delicious meal of Mozzarella Chicken, Pasta, Peas, and Fruit.  Entertainment by Mac Chesley and a special treat sponsored by Legacy.

FREE Hand Massages-Tues, May 19th @ 9:15/106:

Get a free relaxing hand massage, learn how to do a hand massage and learn the benefits of massages. Facilitated by Absolute Compassion. Sign up for a time.

Visiting Physician Services-Tues, May 19th @ 11:45/Café:

Learn about Physician house calls-what medical services they provide and how to set this  service up. Facilitated by Jim Wilkinson RN.

Advanced Directives-Wed, May 20th @ 10:00/101:

Lawyer Kathie Roberts and colleagues discuss the Utah AD packet, HIPPA, and Health care. Get  assistance in completing applications.

Strength Training with Sandy Health and Rehab– Thurs, May 21st @ 10:00/Gym:

Join PT Steve,  practice safe and healthy weight training. Meet in Center Gym.




Are you a Free Thinker?-Wed, May 27th @ 10:00/101:

Freethinkers form opinions about religion on the basis of reason - independently of tradition, authority or established belief. If you view yourself fundamentally non-religious or question your current religious beliefs, this group may be for you. Facilitated by Don S.

National Senior Health and Fitness Day-Wed, May 27th, 1:00-5:00pm at Wheeler Farm. Games, Activities,   Refreshments, Health Screenings, Speakers, 1.5 mile walk with the Chick-Fil-A Cow and Giant Zumba Dance. No registration-just come and have some FUN!

Food $ense Nutrition-Fri, May 29th @ 10:00/101. Learn healthy, quick and easy recipes while staying within budget. Also will discuss Dietary guidelines.     Facilitated by Utah State University Extension.