The St. Louis Park Police and Fire Departments will be presenting and demonstrating safety topics for senior citizens such as: Identity theft, Fraudulent Scams, Personal Safety, Hands Free CPR, How to Use an AED, Fire safety and Fall Prevention. This is a great opportunity to come meet the St. Louis Park Police Officers and Firefighters.
Who: Any senior citizen or caretakers of senior citizens
Why: Senior citizens are often the targets of crimes. Come learn how to stay safe in your home and community.
When: Thursday, May 14, 2 - 7 p.m.
Where: Lenox Community Center (6715 Minnetonka Blvd.)
Schedule of Events
2:15 – 3 p.m. Better Business Bureaus – Be Wise, Be Informed, Be Empowered
3 – 3:45 p.m. Police Department – Identity Theft/Fraudulent Scams
3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Fire Department – Hands Only CPR & AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)
4:30 – 5:15 p.m. BBB – Be Wise, Be Informed, Be Empowered
5:15 – 6 p.m. Fire Department – Fire Safety/Fall Prevention
6 – 6:45 p.m. Police – Identity Theft/Fraudulent Scams
For more information, feel free to visit the St. Louis Park Community Education Page.
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The St. Louis Park Senior Program, based at Lenox Community Center, is operated through a partnership between the City of St. Louis Park and St. Louis Park Community Education. It is open to anyone 55 years or older.
Join the nearly 1,100 members of the Senior Program today and begin to reap the benefits for your mind, body, spirit and community. Our members learn for enjoyment and personal growth. They enjoy tours, travel, discovering new friends and interest, Whether you are ready to glide onto a ballroom dance floor or learn more about the humanities, there is something for you at the St. Louis Park Senior Program. Activities, Classes and Outings are detailed in the Newscaster Newsletter, available in print format at the office (rm.104) at Lenox Community Center, or as a large pdf download at the link below. Members get the Newscaster mailed direct!
Lenox Community Center is located in the "Heart Of The Park" at 6715 Minnetonka Blvd. (between Georgia and Hampshire Ave. S.), is served by MTC Bus 17C and 17D. The Senior Program Info Line is (952) 928-6444.
Lenox Community Center now has free wireless internet available in the western half of the building. This free service is brought to the community by City of St. Louis Park Information Resources.
Read the April-May-June-July 2015 Newscaster Senior Program Newsletter (14mb pdf)
Read the Dec-Jan-Feb-March 2014-2015 Newscaster Senior Program Newsletter (12mb pdf)
Your City Hall Community TV office mentors two Senior Program activities: Senior Video Club and Computer Buddies Club links are below.
Senior Video Club At City Hall offers home movie transfer and phonograph record transfer activities. Photograph transfer, slide transfer and audio cassette transfer activities are also at City Hall, and offered through the Computer Buddies activity on most Tuesday afternoons (1-3 p.m.) in rm.110 at Lenox Community Center. Contact John McHugh for more info: (952) 924-2528 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read the Senior Video Club (SVC) Brochure
Read the SVC Tip Sheet on Slide to Video Transfer
Read the SVC Tip Sheet on Photograph to Video Transfer
Read the Computer Buddies FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Read the information about VHS to DVD transfer benefiting the Lenox Foundation
On-Demand "Senior Topic" TV Programs. If you have broadband internet access you can stream this video:
Dr. Dale Anderson: "Never Act Your Age"
A NORC Wellness Presentation by Dr. Dale Anderson (acthappy.com) recorded by ParkTV.org.
Cool Tools: Assistive TechnologyA NORC Wellness presentation. Join Jen Mundl from Courage Center in a presentation which covers tools for communication world-wide, and in the home.
Recorded 7-20-2011 by ParkTV15. www.parktv.org
Care Options In Our CommunityCommunity TV's NORC Wellness Series: 'Care Options In Our Community' Presented by Jeri Gort & Patrice Stedman of http://touchinghearts.com (53min; TV1147) If you are a caregiver, helping a loved one who's aging in place, here's advice on resources for help! Recorded by www.ParkTV.org.
updated: Monday, December 22, 2014
Senior Community Services (SCS) is a nonprofit agency that has provided services to seniors and their families for more than 60 years. The mission of SCS is to develop, coordinate and provide services that help meet the needs of older adults and support their caregivers. SCS’s programs are:
CareNextion: Free web-based tool anyone can use to coordinate care-giving for a senior by creating a personal and secure care team, having a journal and calendar function, and finding local community-based resources. Free calls can be made where an experienced licensed social worker from SCS will answer questions and help solve problems.
- (612) 770-7005
H.O.M.E.: Provides affordable homemaking, home maintenance, and chore services that help seniors continue to live independently in their homes. Seniors contribute to the cost of the services based on their ability to pay. Call (952) 888-5530.
Senior Outreach: Licensed social workers that provide care coordination, and supportive counseling for frail elders to assist them to remain independent. Call (952) 746-4028.
Medicare & Health Insurance Counseling: Guides seniors and caregivers in choosing appropriate coverage from Medicare, Medicare supplements, and Part D Plans and in resolving insurance claims. Call (952) 541-1019 ext. 307.
Please call (952) 541-1019 or visit seniorcommunity.org for more information.
Are you a senior worried about your energy bill? There is help available! Call (952) 930-3541 to learn more about the Energy Bill Supplement.