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LA Senior Program offers variety of events

The Los Altos Senior Center at Grant Park has scheduled the following events.

• 12:30-2 p.m. today: CPR/AED/choking class. Representatives from the Santa Clara County Fire Department will instruct on compression-only CPR, how to use an automated external defibrillator and how to help a choking adult or child. The class is informational only, not for certification purposes. Space is limited; call 947-2797 to check on availability.

• 12:30 p.m. July 24: Lecture. Joann Blum, author of “Blessings and Betrayals,” will discuss elder abuse and offer strategies for avoiding common pitfalls seniors face.

• 12:30-1:30 p.m. July 26: Ice cream social. The Senior Program will serve ice cream and toppings on the Grant Park patio.

• 10 a.m. July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 19: Tech workshops by AnewVista. Scheduled topics include home security camera features (July 29), organizing and sharing photos with Google Photos (Aug. 5) and social media and privacy settings on Facebook (Aug. 19).

• 12:30 p.m. Aug. 28: Lecture. Jessica Huckabay from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center will present a free talk on concussion education, prevention, recognition, early treatment and resources.

The Senior Center is located at 1575 Holt Ave.

For more information, call 947-2797 or visit

Avenidas offers caregiving lecture

• The next in a series of “Care Forum” lectures is scheduled 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at Avenidas Rose Kleiner Center, 270 Escuela Ave., Mountain View.

Paula Wolfson, LCSW, will discuss “The Emotional Work Inherent within Caregiving.”

Coffee and lunch will be provided.

Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

To register and for more information, call 289-5400 or visit forum.

MV Senior Center hosts ice cream socials

The Mountain View Senior Center has scheduled free summer ice cream socials 1-2 p.m. Aug. 14 and Sept. 11 in the center’s courtyard.

The center is accepting donations of paperback books, puzzles, eyeglasses, board games and more.

To drop off donations and for more information, stop by the center at 266 Escuela Ave. or call 903-6330.

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