Health Services
Classes + Workshops

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Understanding the Fundamentals 

Thursday, May 30
10 - 10:55 a.m.
Center for Health & Fitness, 514 N. Prospect Ave., 2nd Floor - Clubhouse, Redondo Beach | Hybrid

Come hear BCHD’s Care Manager and Social Worker, Sherry Lindemann, present on the basics of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. You will learn about: the different types of dementia, ways to improve and protect your cognitive functioning, how to get a diagnosis, and resources that BCHD and other local organizations can provide. There will be an opportunity for Q&A at the end of the presentation so be sure to come with questions. 


Mental Health in Older Age: The Importance of Purpose and Social Connection

Friday, May 31
10 – 10:55 a.m.
Center for Health & Fitness, 514 N. Prospect Ave., 2nd Floor - Clubhouse, Redondo Beach

Thursday, June 27
Perry Park Senior Center, 2308 Rockefeller Ln., Redondo Beach

Join BCHD’s Director of Community Services, Emily Brosius LCSW, for an interactive workshop highlighting mental health in older age. We will focus on the ways in which purpose and social connection can promote happiness and protect against depression and cognitive decline. There will be opportunities to practice helpful strategies and set goals for the future together. We look forward to seeing you there!


Dementia Caregiver Support Group

Caring for a loved one with a dementia diagnosis can be overwhelming and stressful. This support group offers a safe space to address the challenges that come with caring for someone, find support amongst peers who share similar experiences and openly express your feelings around being a caregiver.

Starting in June, please join us on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Joslyn Community Center, 1601 N. Valley Dr., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Facilitated by Beach Cities Health District's Care Manager, Charlotte Barnett, MSW. In partnership with the Alzheimer's Association and Manhattan Beach Older Adults Program.

Questions? Call Beach Cities Health District at 310-374-3426, Option 1.

Free Exercise Classes for Seniors

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Social Hour with Beach Cities Health District Care Manager, Charlotte Barnett

If you have a question regarding community resources, want to learn more about Beach Cities Health District or share and learn ways to keep busy, please join us! These meetings are for all, a place to connect and feel heard.

1st and 3rd Tuesdays (Virtual)
10 – 11 a.m.
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2nd Mondays (In person)
2 – 3 p.m.
Manhattan Beach Joslyn Center, Sunset Room
1601 N Valley Dr, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Center for Health & Fitness Classes

The Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) at BCHD has programs designed just for the needs of older adults, including  senior fitness, senior yoga and Pilates, and SliverSneakers and Silver & Fit memberships. The Center has trained medical exercise specialists to assist those with particular needs.