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Nutrition Lunch Program PDF Print E-mail
Partially Funded by a Community Development Block Grant
A hot nutritious lunch is served daily at the Joslyn Center.  this program is supported by Federal funding through the Los Angeles County Area Agency on Aging and is administered by the YWCA of San Gabriel Valley. 
DAYS & TIME:    Monday-Friday, 12 pm
LOCATION:         Joslyn Center, Dining Room
FEES:                   Suggested donation for lunch is $2 for those 60 years or
                               older.  for guests  under 60 years of age, the fee is $3.75.
 
For lunch reservations, please call (626) 384-5390, Monday-Friday, 9-11:45 am.  Lunch reservations must be made at least one day in advance.  Lunch check-in timee is no later than 11:45 am.  NO EXCEPTIONS!  No reservations will be accepted for guests under 60 years of age.  Once all guests with reservations have been served, any persons wishing to purchase a meal may do so if there are available meals. 
 
 
Information & Referral PDF Print E-mail
Funded by a Community Development Block Grant
Information and Referral services may be reached by calling (626) 384-5380. Information and referral services are provided for a variety of senior citizen needs, including:
  • Legal and Tax Assistance
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Hearing Screenings
  • Renters Advice.

 
Transportation Services PDF Print E-mail

The City of Covina Transit program, featuring a Dial-A-Ride program and Foothill Transit/MTA Bus Passes are available. For information about qualifications, click here.
 
Case Management Services PDF Print E-mail
Funded by a Community Development Block Grant
Case Management Services are provided by Intervale Senior Services. This program is oriented to assist the elderly who have problems which are preventing them from living independently or from receiving needed services.

 
Classes PDF Print E-mail

EXERCISE AND FITNESS CLASSES

 

ZUMBA

Zumba, a Latin-inspired workout is fun, exhilarating and effective! You’ll forget you’re working out with the easy-to-follow dance moves and upbeat music.

INSTRUCTOR:        Juan Carlos Chavez

BEGINNING:            June 15

DAYS & TIME:         Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 3-4 pm

FEE:                         $28/7 weeks (2 days per week*)

                                 $40/7 weeks (3 day per week)

                                 $5 per class drop-in

                                 *must register for and attend the same 2 days     

                                  each week

 

YOGA (HATHA)

Learn poses to increase and strengthen your flexibility and balance, and breathing exercises to promote a healthy body. Learn relaxation exercises to reduce stress and tension.

INSTRUCTOR:        Nikki Valdez

BEGINNING:           June 15

DAY & TIME:           Monday, 9-10 am

FEE:                        $50/8 weeks

 

GENTLE YOGA

This class is for the beginner or those who want a more gentle yoga practice. Chairs and other props are used for balance. This class will help increase flexibility, balance, posture and muscle tone. Yoga mat required. No class February 16.

INSTRUCTOR:        Nikki Valdez              

BEGINNING:           June 15

DAY & TIME:           Monday, 10:15-11:15 am       

FEE:                        $50/8 weeks

 

TAI (CHI KUNG) STRETCH

Class includes a combination of isolated exercises for joints and muscles that may help with muscle or joint problems. Learn breathing techniques through Yoga, balance and strength through Tai Chi, and an introduction to “Chi Hula.”

INSTRUCTOR:        Gabe (Tavanna) Van Leeuwen

BEGINNING:           June 16

DAY & TIME:           Tuesday, 10:15-11:15 am

FEE:                        $22/8 weeks

 

ARTHRITIS EXERCISE CLASS

This FREE class is designed to help people with any form of arthritis keep joints flexible, maintain range of motion and build overall stamina.

INSTRUCTOR:         Terri Thomas

BEGINNING:            Continuous-attend anytime

DAYS & TIMES:       Monday and Wednesday, 1-2 pm

                                  (On first Wednesday of month, 12-1 pm)

FEE:                          FREE

 

FALL-PROOF BALANCE & MOBILITY

This is a great way to get moving again if you have simply been inactive or would like to begin to improve your health and sense of vitality. After careful review, an individual balance and mobility routine will be implemented. Ages 18 & up. No class July 4.

INSTRUCTOR:          Dan Layne

LOCATION:               JoslynCenter, Auditorium

BEGINNING:             June 20

DAY & TIME:            Saturday, 10:30-11:30 am

FEE:                          $55/8 weeks

 

DANCE CLASSES

 

LINE DANCING

Line dancing is a great way to exercise while having fun. Learn proper heel, toe steps along with simple dance routines. Shoes must have a backing (no flip flops).

INSTRUCTOR:          Pam Wagoner

BEGINNING:            June 16

DAY:                         Tuesday

TIMES:                     1-2 pm (Beginners), 2-3 pm (Intermediate)

FEES:                         $25/10 weeks – Beginners or Intermediate

                                 $35/10 weeks – Beginners and Intermediate

 

SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES

 

HEALTHY HEART COOKING CLASS

This healthy cooking class is perfect for those trying to cut back on greasy foods and live a healthier lifestyle.

INSTRUCTOR:        Terri Thomas

BEGINNING:           June 23

DAY & TIME:           Tuesday, 1:45-3:15 pm

FEE:                        $30/4 weeks, plus $18 material fee paid to       

                                 instructor at first class

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS AND WORD PROCESSING FOR SENIORS

Develop a fundamental understanding of how computers work and become familiar with the terminology associated with using a computer.

INSTRUCTOR:         AGI Academy

BEGINNING:            June 16

DAY & TIME:           Tuesday, 11:15 am-12:15 pm

FEE:                         $85/8 weeks, plus $10 material fee paid to

                                 instructor at first class

 

INTRODUCTION TO INTERNET AND EMAIL

For those with some basic computer skills who would like to explore the World Wide Web, class includes hands-on practice and free email account setup, using search engines, and email basics.

INSTRUCTOR:          AGI Academy

BEGINNING:            June 16

DAY & TIME:           Tuesday, 12:15-1:15 pm

FEE:                         $85/8 weeks, plus $10 material fee paid to

                                  instructor at first class

 

FAMILY HISTORY GENEALOGY

Learn to trace your family ancestry. Bring notepad.

INSTRUCTOR:          Bill Sumbot

DATES:                     June 15 or August 17

DAY & TIME:            Monday, 10 am-12 pm

FEE:                          $10/1 day

 

AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS

Offered in conjunction with AARP, upon completion of this course, participants receive a certificate to be used for discounted auto insurance rates. Preregistration required. Ages 55 & over.

INSTRUCTOR:          Ted Bautista

DATES:                      Monday and Wednesday, July 20 and 22

TIME:                          9 am-1 pm

FEES:                        $15/2 classes AARP members

                                   $20/2 classes nonmembers

                                   (all checks payable to AARP)

 

AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS REFRESHER COURSE

This is a refresher for those who have previously taken the Driver Safety Class.

INSTRUCTOR:          Ted Bautista

DATES:                      June 10 or August 12

DAY & TIME:             Wednesday, 11 am-4 pm

FEES:                        $15/1 day AARP members

                                  $20/1 day nonmember

                                  (all checks payable to AARP)

 

FREE CLASSES PROVIDED BY MT. SAC

All classes are on a walk-in basis. Must purchase own supplies.

Summer Session:         June 22-July 31

Fall Session:                 August 25-December 14

 

WATERCOLOR PAINTING

DAY & TIME:           Monday, 9 am-12 pm

(Students must bring their own materials.)

 

HOME GARDENING

DAY & TIME:           Monday, 1-3 pm

 

SENIORCISE – HEALTHY AGING

DAYS & TIME:         Tuesday & Thursday, 9-10 am

REGISTRATION DATE:      Tuesday, May 19, 9 am

(Due to popularity of class, a lottery will be conducted.)

 

KNITTING & CROCHETING – HANDCRAFTED NEEDLEWORK FOR RETAIL SALES AND BOUTIQUES

DAY & TIME:           Thursday, 9 am-12 pm

 

PRINCIPLES OF YOGA – HEALTHY AGING

DAY & TIME:           Thursday, 10-11:30 am

 

FALL PREVENTION: BALANCE AND MOBILITY

DAY & TIME:           Thursday, 11:30 am-12:30 pm

 

BASIC COMPUTING LEVEL 1

DAY & TIME:           Tuesday, 10:15 am-1:15 pm

 

BASIC COMPUTING LEVEL 2

DAY & TIME:           Friday, 9 am-12 pm

 

 
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