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Free Workshops for Senior Citizens in Los Angeles

El Poder sin Ver, a program of the Braille Institute for Hispanics in Los Angeles, offers a free workshops in March and April

Published on LatinoLA: March 21, 2011


Free Workshops for Senior Citizens in Los Angeles


Braille Institute continues to offer free workshops in Spanish for the Latino in the Los Angeles area for visually impaired senior citizens and their families .

These workshops have been design with the purpose of providing support through tips to help you be independent and learn how to make daily life more practical and safe, even when you are visually challenged.

The are five different workshops in the Los Angeles area with several dates and locations in the months of March, April and May for your convenience.

*Your Daily Finances / Las Finanzas de Su vidia Diaria
A workshop that helps Visually impared or blind seniors organize the money in their wallet for easy access and accuracy when shopping, at the bank or giving change.
DATE: MARCH 30, 2011
LOCATION: Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
972 S. Goodrich Boulevard, Commerce, CA 90022

DATE:APRIL 4, 2011
LOCATION: Centro Maravilla Service Center
4716 Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90022

DATE:APRIL 19, 2011
LOCATION: East Los Angeles Senior Activity center
4916 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90022


*Confidence in the Kitchen / Confianza en la Cocina
Tips on safety and organization of your kitchen when visually impaired
DATE: MARCH 28, 2011
LOCATION: Centro Maravilla Service Center
4716 Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90022

DATE:APRIL 12, 2011
LOCATION: East Los Angeles Senior Activity center
4916 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90022


*Introduction Talks / Bienvenidos al Instituto Braille
This seminar will help you understand, cope with and in some cases prevent these eye diseases from running your life helping you stay healthy and in control.
DATE: APRIL 5, 2011
LOCATION: Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
972 S. Goodrich Boulevard, Commerce, CA 90022

*How To Look Good / Como Verse Bien
Come and learn helpful tips for locating your toothbrush, shaving, hair care, and organizing your wardrobe.
DATE: APRIL 6, 2011
LOCATION: Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
972 S. Goodrich Boulevard, Commerce, CA 90022

DATE: APRIL 11, 2011
LOCATION: Centro Maravilla Service Center
4716 Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90022

DATE: APRIL 26, 2011
LOCATION: East Los Angeles Senior Activity center
4916 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90022



*How to Get Around / Como Desplazarse por su Ciudad
This workshops shows how to use and master other senses when your vision is challenged in order to travel and get around town effectively.
DATE: APRIL 13, 2011
LOCATION: Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
972 S. Goodrich Boulevard, Commerce, CA 90022

DATE: APRIL 18, 2011
LOCATION: Centro Maravilla Service Center
4716 Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90022

DATE: MAY 3, 2011
LOCATION: East Los Angeles Senior Activity center
4916 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90022


*Stay in Touch / Mantengase en Contacto
Helpful tips for the blind or visually impaired stay connected by providing effective and easy to use day to day strategies such as using your finger for everyday reading.
DATE: APRIL 20, 2011
LOCATION: Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
972 S. Goodrich Boulevard, Commerce, CA 90022

DATE: APRIL 25, 2011
LOCATION: Centro Maravilla Service Center
4716 Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90022

DATE: MAY 10, 2011
LOCATION: East Los Angeles Senior Activity center
4916 Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90022





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