Computer Instruction Program
Senior Services members are welcome and encouraged to utilize one of the computer labs available in three of our senior centers: Luisa, Mary Esther Gonzales (MEG), and Pasatiempo. Currently, general computer/cell phone instruction is available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 at MEG.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
This program is designed to assist grandparents (age 55 and over) who are raising or providing financial assistance to grandchildren. Yearly, modest vouchers are given to assist with out-of-pocket expenses for their grandchild(ren), such as medical, lunch meal tickets, respite services, school supplies, clothing, etc.
For more information, contact Theresa Trujillo at 505-955-4745.or email@example.com
50+ Senior Olympic Program
This program provides men and women, age 50 and over, physical activities as well as an opportunity to share friendships with their peers City-wide. Olympians participate within their own age category in athletic and recreational events. This program is designated to further motivate seniors to participate in year-round wellness activities, which heighten their physical and mental fitness. Event categories include air rifles, basketball, bowling, horseshoes, swimming, talent show, tennis, track and field, and more.
In-person registration will be held from January 9th through February 17th at the MEG.
Smart Driver Course
The AARP Smart Driver Course is a monthly four-hour class at the Mary Esther Gonzales (MEG) Senior Center. Instructors review safety tips for seniors on the road, including when to think about turning in your keys. Most New Mexico insurance companies offer a discount to individuals age 55 and over who take the class every three years. For information about upcoming classes, call 505-955-4721 or look in the Senior Scene newsletter.