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Wellness Activities & Support Groups

Adult Bereavement Support Group

Family Hospice Care offers this FREE weekly support group to all adults who have experienced the death of a loved one. The support group is conducted in a non-religious, safe and caring environment and presented by a licensed Clinical Social Worker. For more information and to pre-register, call Family Hospice Care, Bereavement Services, at 760-674-3344.

Wednesdays: 10:30am – 11:30am; FREE to members

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group

Support group for those who are assisting in the care of loved ones.  Hear explanations from the point of view of those receiving care. Facilitated by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Thursdays: 10:30am – 12:00pm; FREE to members

Senior Advocates of the Desert

Senior Advocates of the Desert was founded so that low-income seniors can make one phone call and be provided the information, assistance, and advocacy they need to navigate through the government benefits application process. We meet personally one-on-one with our clients and advocate on their behalf to ensure they receive the benefits to which they are entitled. We collaborate with many other agencies in the valley to extend our impact in the senior community.

Issues addressed include: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – Medicare – In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) – Veterans Benefits – Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) – Social Security Retirement Benefits – Cal-Fresh – LIHEAP – NOT other legal issues or housing.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:30am – 1:00pm; FREE to members

Assessments are 45 minutes. Cal-Fresh/LIHEAP appointments (Mondays only) are 1 hour

Appointments required – Call (760) 323-5689

Widows or Widowers Social Group – WOW

Social group and non-profit organization open to all Widows & Widowers. Widows or Widowers Club offers you a chance to socialize with others in similar situations. You can make new friends, get involved in new activities. Each week, Mizell Senior Center presents an interesting speaker or lecture.

Visitors are welcome.  Come out & join the fun!

Mondays: 10:00am – 11:30am

Future presentation topics TBA:

Donation: $25 per year – Covers costs of mailing monthly newsletter, calendar of speakers, gourmet dine-outs, two happy hours a month, a list of available seasonal group events, ballroom dances, travel groups, live theatre events, mixers, etc.

Blood Pressure Screenings – Eisenhower

Blood pressure screenings are conducted at Mizell by Eisenhower Medical Center on selected Wednesdays each month: 10:00am – 12:00pm; FREE

CalFresh Benefits Check-Up (Senior Advocates)

Let this FREE Service Find Out if You Qualify for Assistance

The CalFresh Program offers nutrition assistance to eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. CalFresh is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net. This federally based program works with State agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations to ensure that those eligible for nutrition assistance can make informed decisions about applying for the program and can access benefits. Mizell Senior Center is pleased to offer this Benefits Check-up provided by Senior Advocates of the Desert.

Appointments can be made at the front desk or by calling (760) 323-5689.

Mondays: 10:00am – 1:00pm; Cal-Fresh appointments are 1 hour

FREE to Mizell members – appointment required

Medicare Health Insurance Counseling – HICAP

Jay Levin an experienced volunteer counselor will answer your Medicare related questions and assist you with the application process.  FREE service offered by HICAP. Call Mizell to schedule your appointment (760) 323-5689.

Mondays: 12:30pm – 3:30pm

FREE to members – appointment required

 

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