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June 2018

Zumba Saturday begins, Fitness on Demand, $20

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
$20

ZUMBA ON SATURDAY MORNINGS, 9-10 am,June 23, 30, and July 7, Fitness on Demand Room; $20 fee Keep up your 2017 fitness resolutions by taking this fun, effective and engaging class. Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. It reduces health risks, keeps excess pounds at bay, strengthens your heart and boosts your mood. In Zumba you will…

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July 2018

Line Dancing begins, 1:30-2:30 pm, Social Hall, $20

July 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
RHJ Social Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$20

BEGINNER LINE DANCING, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Wednesdays, RH Johnson Social Hall, July 4, 11, 18; $20 fee. Whether you’ve line danced before or this is your first experience, instructor Kort Kurdi’s unique, often humorous approach to teaching will allow you to dance for the pure enjoyment of it! You will learn the steps, and secrets to blending the steps, that will make dancing comfortable and fun. The choreographed dances include many styles, using a wide variety of music…

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Barre starts, 12:30-1:30 pm, Fitness on Demand, $50

July 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
$50

BARRE, 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 and 25, RH Johnson Fitness Center, Fitness on Demand Room, enrollment is limited to 16 people; $50 fee. Barre is a unique combination of ballet barre work, core conditioning, and muscle strengthening that utilizes yoga, Pilates, and orthopedic exercise hands-on training. The focus is on alignment and strength that results in better posture, better movement, and a better you! This one-hour class will help build proper…

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Zumba begins, 5:30-6:30pm, Fitness on Demand, $40

July 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$40

ZUMBA IN THE EVENING, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, July 9, 11, 16, 18, 30, August 1, 6 and 8; $40 fee, RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room, limited to 22 people. Keep up your 2017 fitness resolutions by taking this fun, effective and engaging class. Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. It reduces health…

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Learn to Play Darts begins, 11am-12:30pm, Sports Pavilion, $15

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sun City West Sports Pavilion, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$15

LEARN TO PLAY DARTS, 11am-12:30 pm, Tuesdays, July 10, 17 and 24, RH Johnson Sports Pavilion, limited to 10 people; $15 fee. Have fun learning the basics of being a “darter”, the proper stance, arm position, throw and etiquette. Each session will include demonstration, practice, feedback and coaching to help you improve, learn good habits and be eager to play darts. Instructor Loren Johnson is a “darter”, as he has been playing darts since 1977. He played in leagues for…

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Understanding Dementia, 3-5pm, Lecture Hall

July 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

UNDERSTANDING DEMENTIA, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Tuesday, July 10, RH Johnson Lecture Hall You will learn up-to-date information about dementia, and the various types of dementias, including Alzheimer Disease. Dr. Spann will discuss the early signs of dementia, versus memory loss, diagnostic tools and treatments available.  Instructor Dr. Bryan M. Spann, DO, PhD, completed his residency training at the Cleveland Clinic Department of Neurology. He then completed Fellowship training first in Movement Disorders and then Cognitive and Neurobehavior Disorders. He was…

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Zumba Saturdays begins, 9-10am, Fitness on Demand, $15

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
$15

ZUMBA ON SATURDAY MORNINGS, 9-10 am, July 14, 28 and August 4; $15 fee, Fitness on Demand Room Keep up your 2017 fitness resolutions by taking this fun, effective and engaging class. Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. It reduces health risks, keeps excess pounds at bay, strengthens your heart and boosts your mood. In Zumba you…

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Social security and medicare planning, 3-5pm, Lecture Hall

July 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE PLANNING, MAXIMIZING YOUR BENEFITS, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Wednesday, July 18, RH Johnson Lecture Hall Decisions surrounding Social Security and Medicare have become increasingly complex. This informative class will cover the basics of both Social Security and Medicare and reveal strategies for maximizing your benefits and coverages. Other Social Security topics include, Social Security claiming strategies, how to coordinate benefits with your spouse, how to coordinate benefits with other sources of retirement income, how to minimize taxes…

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Financial Blunders to Learn from, 6-8pm, Acacia, Free

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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FINANCIAL BLUNDERS TO LEARN FROM, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Thursday, July 19, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room No matter which phase of life you are in, accumulation, preservation, distribution or transfer, there are always lessons we wish we learned earlier. Since hindsight is 20/20 let’s learn from those who learned things the hard way, so we can avoid making the same mistakes..  Instructor Scott Sandell is owner of SES Services in Phoenix and President of Phoenix Chapter of the Foundation…

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Caring for Cats and Dogs, 3-5pm, Lecture Hall

July 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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CARING FOR CATS AND DOGS, OUR EXTENDED FAMILY, IN CRISIS SITUATIONS, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Tuesday July 24, RH Johnson Lecture Hall, No charge So many of us have pets that are part of our family. Can you recognize the signs of pet illness? Would you know what to do with your pet(s) in an emergency? Where would your pet go if you had to be hospitalized? Chance Shelter staff will share what you can do to help make the lives of your pets better.…

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Pre-Diabetes, what it means, 3-5pm, Acacia

July 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

PRE-DIABETES, UNDERSTANDING WHAT IT MEANS, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Wednesday, July 26, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room Learn if you or a loved one may be at risk for being pre-diabetic and what it means. It is estimated that one in three American adults are pre-daibetic and are not aware that they are. Instructor Rhonda Zanoozi is an Exercise Physiologist and Health Coach and develops, implements, and evaluates a wide range of health-promotion activities and educational programs for groups and…

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Trending scams and frauds, 3-5pm, Lecture Hall

July 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

TRENDING SCAMS AND FRAUDS, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Thursday, July 26, RH Johnson Lecture Hall This class will bring you up-to-date about new and trending scams that are being investigated by the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.  As an example, one of the new scams is when criminals call or text victims claiming to be a government entity, tech support company or financial institution, attempting to get your personal or financial information.  Some scammers pretend to be a grandchild in distress or…

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August 2018

Line Dancing begins, 1:30-2:30 pm, Social Hall, $30

August 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
RHJ Social Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$30

BEGINNER LINE DANCING, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Wednesdays, RH Johnson Social Hall, August 1, 8, 15, 23 and 30 ($30 fee). Whether you’ve line danced before or this is your first experience, instructor Kort Kurdi’s unique, often humorous approach to teaching will allow you to dance for the pure enjoyment of it! You will learn the steps, and secrets to blending the steps, that will make dancing comfortable and fun. The choreographed dances include many styles, using a wide…

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Learning self-hypnosis, 6-8pm, Acacia

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

LEARNING SELF-HYPNOSIS, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Wednesday, August 1, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room Learn about the history, purpose and many uses of self-hypnosis. The instructor will teach techniques for self-hypnosis and assist you in learning a basic 3-step method and exploring how to be successful with self-hypnosis. Instructor Skip Albright is a certified clinical hypnotherapist with specialized training in emergency hypnosis, post traumatic stress disorder, self-hypnosis and pain management. He is a retired special agent from the Air Force…

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Learn to play chess begins 3-4:30pm, Acacia

August 2 @ 3:00 pm
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Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

LEARNING TO PLAY CHESS, YES! 3:00 to 4:30 pm Thursday, August 2, 9 and 16, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room "Chess? Yes!" is a beginning chess class for people that have never played before or have not played in years. (Note: Experienced chess players would be bored silly.) Have fun learning the fundamentals of a game that you will enjoy for years to come and will check another item on your bucket list. You do not need to bring a chess…

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Rock and Roll Exercise begins, 9-10am, Social Hall, $25

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
RHJ Social Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$25

ROCK AND ROLL RHYTHMS DANCE EXERCISE, 9 am to 10 am, Saturdays, August 4, 11, 18 and 25, RH Johnson Social Hall, $25 fee. Get your motor runnin’ on Saturday mornings!  Join us for our weekly Rock ‘n’ Rhythms Dance Exercise Class designed for everybody and Every Body!   Kort Kurdi, our ultimate Dance Entertainer, blends his unique, humorous approach with his motivating choreography and music to lead us in a fun, energizing hour using basic, easy dance steps and rhythms! …

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Barre starts, 12:30-1:30 pm, Fitness on Demand, $50

August 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
$50

BARRE, 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, August 6, 8, 13, 15, 20 and 22, RH Johnson Fitness Center, Fitness on Demand Room, enrollment is limited to 16 people; $50 fee. Barre is a unique combination of ballet barre work, core conditioning, and muscle strengthening that utilizes yoga, Pilates, and orthopedic exercise hands-on training. The focus is on alignment and strength that results in better posture, better movement, and a better you! This one-hour class will help build proper…

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Water resources and conservation, 3-5pm, Lecture Hall

August 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

WATER RESOURCES and CONSERVATION 101, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Wednesday, August 8, RH Johnson Lecture Hall This class will provide an overview of Sun City West’s water resources, looking at current and future water supplies.  Additionally, we will talk about some at-home conservation methods, with a focus on outdoor water use. Did you know that up to 70% of your household’s water use can be attributed to your landscape? We will cover xeriscaping tips to help you learn how to efficiently…

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Choosing computer or phone, 3-5pm, Acacia Room, Free

August 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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CHOOSING a computer, laptop, tablet or phone that is best for you, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Tuesday, August 14, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room, Free This class will help you determine if you need a computer, tablet and/or smart phone. Do you want a laptop, tablet or computer and what kind and where should you buy? Explore the advantages and costs of purchasing either a MAC or PC computer, iPads/Tablets or phones. Have fun while learning criteria to use in…

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Understanding reverse mortgages, 6-8pm, Acacia

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

UNDERSTANDING REVERSE MORTGAGES, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Thursday, August 16, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room This class will help you understand the benefits and limitations of reverse mortgages and whether it is right for your circumstance. If you’re 62 or older and want money to pay off your mortgage, supplement your income, or pay for healthcare expenses, you may consider a reverse mortgage. It allows you to convert part of the equity in your home into cash without having to…

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September 2018

Rock and Roll Exercise, 9-10am, Social hall, $30

September 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
RHJ Social Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$30

ROCK AND ROLL RHYTHMS DANCE EXERCISE, 9 am to 10 am, Saturdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, RH Johnson Social Hall, $30 fee. Get your motor runnin’ on Saturday mornings!  Join us for our weekly Rock ‘n’ Rhythms Dance Exercise Class designed for everybody and Every Body!   Kort Kurdi, our ultimate Dance Entertainer, blends his unique, humorous approach with his motivating choreography and music to lead us in a fun, energizing hour using basic, easy dance steps and…

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Zumba Saturdays begins, 9-10am, $25

September 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
$25

ZUMBA ON SATURDAY MORNINGS, 9-10 am, September 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29; $25 fee, Fitness on Demand Room Keep up your 2017 fitness resolutions by taking this fun, effective and engaging class. Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. It reduces health risks, keeps excess pounds at bay, strengthens your heart and boosts your mood. In Zumba…

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Barre start, 12:30-1:30pm, Fitness on Demand, $50

September 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
$50

BARRE, 12:30 to 1:30 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, September 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 and 19, RH Johnson Fitness Center, Fitness on Demand Room, enrollment is limited to 16 people; $50 fee. Barre is a unique combination of ballet barre work, core conditioning, and muscle strengthening that utilizes yoga, Pilates, and orthopedic exercise hands-on training. The focus is on alignment and strength that results in better posture, better movement, and a better you! This one-hour class will help build proper…

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Zumba begins, 5:30-6:30pm, Fitness on Demand, $40

September 3 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$40

ZUMBA IN THE EVENING, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, September 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 and 26, $40 fee, RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room, limited to 22 people. Keep up your 2017 fitness resolutions by taking this fun, effective and engaging class. Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — and resistance training. It reduces health risks,…

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TaiChi begins, 9-10am, Fitness on Demand, $60

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
$60

TAI-CHI and/or Qigong, 9:00-10:00 am, Tuesdays & Thursdays, September 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27, RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room, limited to 22 people; $60 fee. Tai Chi (tie chee) classes are a holistic approach which educate, guide and empower the participants, resulting in improved balance, greater flexibility and an overall sense of well-being. Endorsed by Harvard Medical School, the AMA and the American Arthritis Foundation, Tai Chi is known to be effective for problems related…

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What to do with all my stuff, 3-5pm, Lecture Hall

September 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

WHAT TO DO WITH ALL MY STUFF, advice for moving or cleaning out, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Tuesday, September 4, RH Johnson Lecture Hall Is your garage filled with Items that should have been thrown away several years ago? Garage or home cluttered? Are you a saver or a hoarder? Is it time to just eliminate the clutter or are you moving? Would you like to get organized or make some money by selling some of your treasures? Whether you are…

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Line Dancing begins, 1:30-2:30 pm, Social Hall, $25

September 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
RHJ Social Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$25

BEGINNER LINE DANCING, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Wednesdays, September 5, 12, 19 and 26, RH Johnson Social Hall ($25 fee). Whether you’ve line danced before or this is your first experience, instructor Kort Kurdi’s unique, often humorous approach to teaching will allow you to dance for the pure enjoyment of it! You will learn the steps, and secrets to blending the steps, that will make dancing comfortable and fun. The choreographed dances include many styles, using a wide variety…

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Desert Critters coping with summer, 3;30-5:30 pm, Lecture hall

September 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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HOW DESERT CRITTERS COPE IN THE SUMMER HEAT AND EXPLORING MARICOPA COUNTY PARKS,  3:30pm to 5:30pm, Wednesday, September 5, RH Johnson Lecture Hall Hear about the various and creative ways the creatures of the desert have adapted to survive and thrive in the summer heat. Learn about how to take advantage and appreciate the diverse landscapes, resources, facilities and programs offered by the Maricopa County Parks. Instructor Eric Hough is the Interpretive Ranger at the Hassayampa River Preserve for Maricopa…

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Keeping your balance and fall prevention 3-5pm, Acacia Room

September 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

KEEPING YOUR BALANCE AND PREVENTING FALLS, 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Tuesday, September 11, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room  Our ability to maintain balance is very important for fall prevention and personal safety. Learn how to improve your balance using exercise-based approaches, find ways to decrease the risk of falling in your home and surroundings and how to increase your mobility, well-being and physical safety  Instructor Sandy French is a RN and a nurse instructor, community volunteer and has taught numerous…

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BFit Cardio begins, 6-7pm, Fitness on Demand, $50

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$50

B-FIT (CARDIO BOOT CAMP), 6-7pm, Tues. and Thurs, September 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, October 2 and 4, RH Johnson Fitness on Demand Room; $50 fee. Do you want to slim and trim your body, tone your muscles, lose weight and feel great? Is your current routine stale or are you looking for more of a challenge?  Come join us for an hour of cardio endurance, resistance training, calisthenics, body weight and strength training. You will burn fat, build…

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Personal safety at home and in the community, 6-8pm, Lecture Hall

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

PERSONAL SAFETY AT HOME and in THE COMMUNITY, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Tuesday, September 11, RH Johnson Lecture Hall The presentation will offer tips and advise about how to be safe in public and at home. Seniors may seem like an easy target to intruders, phone scammers and other criminals, but with this class they will learn simple steps to protect themselves and their homes.   This class is part of our S.A.F.E. (Situational Awareness for Everyone) Programs and will answer questions…

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Evolution of Life Insurance, 6-8pm, Acacia, Free

September 13 @ 6:00 pm
Palm Ridge Center, 13800 Deer Valley Drive
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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Free

EVOLUTION OF LIFE INSURANCE FOR RETIREES, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Thursday, September 13, Palm Ridge Recreation Center, Acacia Room New tax laws as well as the changing needs of the Baby Boomers have pushed life insurance to evolve. This major transformation over the past 8 years has become a very useful tool that must be considered in any retirement plan. Instructor Scott Sandell is owner of SES Services in Phoenix and President of Phoenix Chapter of the Foundation for Personal Financial…

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Important personal legal matters, 3-5pm, Lecture Hall

September 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHJ Lecture Hall, 19803 N R H Johnson Boulevard
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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IMPORTANT PERSONAL LEGAL MATTERS, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Monday, September 17, RH Johnson Lecture Hall During this presentation, the instructor will describe essential estate planning documents and outline the differences between estate planning with a Will versus estate planning with a Revocable Trust.  Additional important documents will be explained, including Powers of Attorney, both financial and health, and Living Wills. Other estate planning techniques, including holding title to assets in joint tenancy or community property, with rights of survivorship,…

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MBSR Begins, 3-5:30pm, Agave, $180

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Beardsley Recreation Center, 12755 Beardsley Road
Sun City West, AZ 85375 United States
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$180

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION CLASS (MBSR), 3 pm to 5:30 pm, Mondays, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, November 5 and 12, Retreat, 8:30am-3:30 pm Saturday, November 3, Beardsley Recreation Center, Agave Room, limited to 20 people; $180 fee. This is an intensive class designed to relieve stress and improve health for people with chronic illnesses or conditions based on the teaching and research of Jon Kabat-Zinn. The MBSR program is designed to…

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