Author: Akila Gibbs

A fountain of youth is yours to discover at the Pasadena Senior Center

There are a multitude of myths, stereotypes and assumptions about older adults: we cannot care for ourselves, we are too old to hold down jobs, we cannot learn new things in the workplace, we are not as active as the rest of the population, we should simply accept illness and deterioration as a natural part of aging … and the list goes on. Mature Americans are busting these stereotypes every day. The predominance who are living into their 80s, 90s and early 100s share one common denominator: a healthy, active lifestyle. Surveys tell us that Gen Xers — adults...

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Upcoming Events

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2:00 pm Pasadena Senior Center Masters S... @ Pasadena Senior Center
Pasadena Senior Center Masters S... @ Pasadena Senior Center
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Center’s Masters Series discussion program explores topics ranging from national politics to arts and culture, from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 14. Tuesday’s topic is the history of chocolate. Cost is $15[...]
3:30 pm LEGO Activity at Lamanda Park Li... @ Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch
LEGO Activity at Lamanda Park Li... @ Pasadena Public Library, Lamanda Park Branch
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm
The library celebrates the Young Readers League book, “The Key to Extraordinary” by building a LEGO cemetery, inspired by the book’s Blackbird Hollow Graveyard, at 3:30 p.m.
7:00 pm Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Book Signing at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm
Will Kostakis, in discussion with John Corey Whaley discusses and signs “The Sidekicks” at 7 p.m.
7:00 pm How to Survive and Thrive with a... @ Wilson Auditorium at Pacific Clinics Training Institute
How to Survive and Thrive with a... @ Wilson Auditorium at Pacific Clinics Training Institute
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The last in a six week series featuring Michael Di Paolo, Ph.D. Free to all interested community members. No registration required.
7:30 pm Camerata Pacifica Concert @ The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Camerata Pacifica Concert @ The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm
The chamber ensemble performs Carl Vine’s “Inner World” and Altadena composer Bill Kraft’s “In the Morning of the Winter Sea,” plus works by John Cage, Osvaldo Golijov, David Bruce and Mendelssohn, starting at 7:30 p.m.[...]

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