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Oasis Senior Center holds a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. on

the second Saturday of every month. Breakfast includes pancakes,

sausage, coffee and orange juice for $3, $1 for children. The center

is at 800 Marguerite, Corona del Mar. Information: (949) 644-3244.

Passages 50-Plus support group for women 50 and older is a

discussion group coordinated by Jewish Family Services to address

issues such as anxiety, depression, relationships, loneliness and

family. The group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the agency offices,

250 E. Baker St., Suite G, Costa Mesa. Preregistration required.

(714) 445-4950.

The Braille Institute offers free computer classes to people with

fading vision who have difficulty seeing the computer screen. The

Oasis Center at 800 Marguerite Ave., Corona del Mar, offers six

sessions. Call to sign up for classes. (714) 821-5000.

The Costa Mesa Senior Center has ballroom dancing with live music

from the Betty's Trio from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. every Tuesday night at

695 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. The cost is $4. (949) 548-3884.

Jewish Family Service of Orange County sponsors an ongoing healing

support group for the chronically ill. The purpose is to provide

participants with emotional and spiritual support to manage illness

and its consequences. The group meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the

Jewish Family Service office, 250 E. Baker St., Costa Mesa.

Attendance is free, but registration is required. (714) 445-4950.

Jewish Family Service offers ongoing bereavement support groups

for adults at all stages of loss. Group members share experiences,

hear how others deal with grief, receive support and learn ways to

cope with sadness and loss. One group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at

Beth Jacob in Irvine. The second group meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at

Temple Judea in Laguna Hills. The third group meets at 1 p.m.

Thursdays at the Ezra Center in Anaheim. There's no cost to attend,

but advance registration is required. (714) 445-4950.

Oasis Senior Center offers assistance, counseling and referral

services for seniors. (949) 644-3244.

Arthritis Foundation instructor Hillary Stone leads an exercise

class at 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Jewish Senior Center, 250 E. Baker

St., Costa Mesa. (714) 513-5641.

Oasis Senior Center offers a daily telephone contact program for

seniors who have a limited local support system. They also offer

computer classes that teach the basics of Word, Quicken, Print Shop

and Internet usage. (949) 644-3244.

The Oasis Senior Center offers a shuttle to take members to

appointments and grocery shopping. The shuttle also takes members to

the center. Call to make an appointment. (949) 644-3244.

Oasis Senior Center offers visual aid screenings with a Braille

Institute representative, by appointment. (949) 644-3244.

Oasis Senior Center has a walking group called Walkers Not

Rockers, which meets once a week to enjoy scenic walks in and around

the Newport Beach area. (949) 644-3244.

The Alzheimer's Assn. and Grief Support Group of Newport Villa

West/Villa Rosa co-sponsors a free support group meeting for

caregivers at 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month through

October at Newport Villa West Assisted Living, 393 Hospital Road,

Newport Beach. (949) 631-3555.

The Alzheimer's Assn. and Mesa Terrace, a residential community

for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, offers a

free support group for caregivers at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of

each month at Mesa Terrace, 350 W. Bay St., Costa Mesa. (714)

283-1111.

Oasis Senior Center conducts blood pressure screenings from 9 to

11 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month in Room 3 at 800

Marguerite Ave., Corona del Mar. (949) 644-3244.

The Oasis Senior Center offers a Braille class to help with sight

loss from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays in Room 4 at 800 Marguerite Ave.,

Corona del Mar. (949) 644-3244.

The Jewish Senior Center offers card games from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

every third Tuesday. A kosher lunch is offered at noon for $3 per

person. (714) 513-5641.

Revise your lifetime documents for advance health care directives

at the Oasis Senior Center for $3 each. Call to make an appointment.

(949) 644-3244.

Oasis Senior Center offers preventive healthcare services for

seniors on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the center's Room

HS-3, 800 Marguerite Ave., Corona del Mar. Call to make an

appointment. (949) 644-3244.

Seniors and low-income families in the Costa Mesa-Newport Beach

area can obtain free U.S. Department of Agriculture surplus food from

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the second Friday of each month in the rear parking

lot at the Church of Christ, 740 W. Wilson St., Costa Mesa. Picture

identification is required. (949) 650-8236.

Oasis Senior Center offers a counselor to assist with questions

about Medicare, HMOs and supplemental and long-term care insurance.

Call to make an appointment. (949) 644-3244.

Oasis Senior Center offers a meal program for members. Lunch is

served daily from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the multipurpose room

at 800 Marguerite Ave., Corona del Mar. Home-delivered meals are

available for homebound seniors. Reservations are required. (949)

644-3244.

The Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Orange County provides

education and emotional support for families with loved ones who are

mentally ill. A free support group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. every other Saturday at the Orange County Mental Health Clinic, 3115 Red

Hill Ave., Costa Mesa. (714) 850-8463.

Oasis Senior Center offers rental of medical equipment --

wheelchairs, walkers and more. (949) 644-3244.

The Costa Mesa Senior Center offers preventive health care

services for seniors from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and from 9 a.m.

to 2 p.m. every other Tuesday, at 695 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. Call

to make an appointment. (949) 645-2356.

The Costa Mesa Senior Center offers counseling, assistance and

referral services for seniors, 695 W. 19th St., Costa Mesa. (949)

645-2356.

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