People in the U.S. are living longer than ever before and many lead active, healthy lives.
Seniors ages 50 and older will learn to fine-tune their lives, health, safety, relationships and more at the free 2014 Pasadena Conference on Aging and Lifestyle Fair Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, 3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd. in Pasadena.
Fritz Coleman, stand-up comedian and KNBC-TV weather forecaster, will open the conference with a keynote address titled "Laughter Is The Best Medicine!"
The popular annual event features a full slate of workshops focused on common interests and concerns among seniors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
Workshop topics will include romance after 50, consumer scams, putting health care wishes in writing, family caregiver superheroes, MediCare and MediCal, brain health and Alzheimer's Disease, long-term care, prevention from falling, putting osteoporosis pain in its place, preventing hearing loss, eating well for older adults and more.
Participants will make the most of on-site tai chi, chair aerobics, Cane Fu, Zumba Gold and pickleball and an array of health screenings, from blood pressure to cholesterol, will be available on the Walgreens Wellness Bus.
More than 60 booths will provide additional information and resources of interest to seniors.
While there is no cost to attend the conference, registration is required. Visit www.pasadenaseniorcenter.org (click on Events and then Event Online Registration) or call (866) 402-6797(866) 402-6797.
Complimentary valet parking, continental breakfast and a full lunch will be included with conference registration.
The conference is presented by the Pasadena Senior Center and City of Pasadena.
[Founded in 1959, the Pasadena Senior Center is an independent, nonprofit organization that offers recreational, educational, wellness and social services to people ages 50 and over in a friendly environment. Services are also provided for frail, low-income and homebound seniors.]