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Westhope Senior Activities Center: Come for family-style lunch, Mondays, noon, small donation. Other activities include line dancing, Mondays, 9:30 a.m. All seniors are welcome. Westhope Presbyterian Church, 12850 Saratoga Ave., cross street Cox Avenue. Older Adult Transitions Services: El Camino Hospital Los Gatos introduces OATS, a group-based program for folks 55 and older experiencing life changes, losses, depression or anxiety. In a classroom environment, participants learn skills for coping and recovery. Emphasis is on helping elders rediscover their strengths and move forward with living. Program staff includes doctors, nurses and therapists and is covered by Medicare and most insurance. For more information or to schedule an assessment, call 408-866-4028.
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