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Healthy Living 2012

  • Barbara Rodriguez leads a senior chair exercise class on Wednesday at the Hughes Community Center in Claremont. Ms. Rodriguez is one of several teachers for the hour-long class that has been meeting at the center for 4 years.

    Barbara Rodriguez leads a senior chair exercise class on Wednesd...

  • Retha Kane and Lauretta Holt chat during a break from their game of bridge on Tuesday at the Blaisdell Center in Claremont. The group of bridge enthusiasts meets Tuesday at 1:30 at Blaisdell and Wednesday at 1:00 at the Joslyn Center.

    Retha Kane and Lauretta Holt chat during a break from their game...

  • Larry and Peggy Woodruff warm up before the start of a chair exercise class on Wednesday at the Hughes Community Center. The Woodruff’s are longtime Claremont residents and have been married for 48 years.

    Larry and Peggy Woodruff warm up before the start of a chair exe...

  • A group of eight bridge enthusiasts meet on Tuesday afternoon at the Blaisdell Center during the twice-weekly meeting of the bridge club. The event is one of several free social activities available for seniors through Claremont Community Services.

    A group of eight bridge enthusiasts meet on Tuesday afternoon at...

  • Jed Catagena plays bridge during a twice weekly meeting og bridge players on Tuesday at Blaisdell Center in Claremont. Claremont’s three community centers offer a wide range of activities many of which are free.

    Jed Catagena plays bridge during a twice weekly meeting og bridg...

  • Larry and Peggy Woodruff lift weights during a chair exercise class Wednesday at the Hughes Community Center. The class is one of many activities the city offers for seniors making Claremont one of the best places in the Inland Valley for older residents.

    Larry and Peggy Woodruff lift weights during a chair exercise cl...

  • Dr. Xavier Reyes explains an optical magnifier to a patient who needs help reading the newspaper on Monday in the parking lot of the Joslyn Center. The Braille Institute offers magnifiers of various strengths depending on the patient’s sight loss.

    Dr. Xavier Reyes explains an optical magnifier to a patient who ...

  • The Braille Institute uses this bus as a mobile office to offer vision services to senior centers around the southland including coming to the Joslyn Center once a month. Seniors make appointments to see the Braille Institute’s mobile doctor during the vi

    The Braille Institute uses this bus as a mobile office to offer ...

  • Dr. Frances Sanchez, far right, discusses with Dr. Xavier Reyes about the vision instruments that the Braille Institute offers in their mobile office on Monday in Claremont. At left patient Rose Marchione uses an electronic magnifier to read the newspaper

    Dr. Frances Sanchez, far right, discusses with Dr. Xavier Reyes ...

  • Dr. Frances Sanchez, left, and Braille Institute’s Dr. Xavier Reyes, help Rose Marchione use the Acrobat CCD TV on Monday at the Joslyn Center in Claremont. The device enables seniors with sight loss to read documents on a television screen.

    Dr. Frances Sanchez, left, and Braille Institute’s Dr. Xavier ...

  • Arles Parker and daughter Gail Wood watch as Dr. Xavier Reyes demonstrates how to use an optical magnifying glass on Monday in the parking lot of the Joslyn Center in Claremont. Each month Dr. Xavier Reyes visits the center to aid seniors with vision cond

    Arles Parker and daughter Gail Wood watch as Dr. Xavier Reyes de...

  • Dr. Xavier Reyes displays the range of magnifiers the Braille Institute has to offer their patients on Monday in the parking lot at the Joslyn Center in Claremont.

    Dr. Xavier Reyes displays the range of magnifiers the Braille In...

  • In 2008 Donny Winn went into a 2-week coma as a result of a severe streptococcal infection When he woke up he was paralyzed and unable to speak. Today with the help of Claremont Academy of Neurocognition he has made a remarkable comeback.

    In 2008 Donny Winn went into a 2-week coma as a result of a seve...

  • Larry Schutz, PhD, and Beth McNamara run the Claremont Academy of Neurocognition from a small office in a south Claremont Professional building. The couple practice holistic cognitive rehabilitation which teaches brain injury patients.

    Larry Schutz, PhD, and Beth McNamara run the Claremont Academy o...

  • This sign at the Claremont Academy of Neurocognition is intended to help patients stay on track as they re-learn basic cognitive skills.

    This sign at the Claremont Academy of Neurocognition is intended...

  • Neurocognitive psychologist Larry Schutz congratulates Jonathan Flores, center, after the 8th grade student successfully completed a logic game recently during career day at El Roble Intermediate School.

    Neurocognitive psychologist Larry Schutz congratulates Jonathan ...

  • Brain injury patient Donny Winn talks with his mother Stacey Winn recently at the family’s business Home Security Store in Riverside. Mr. Winn suffered a brain injury as the result of an infection four years ago but through therapy has returned to his old

    Brain injury patient Donny Winn talks with his mother Stacey Win...

  • Home Security Store assistant manager Donny Winn navigates his wheelchair through the warehouse of the family run business recently in Riverside.

    Home Security Store assistant manager Donny Winn navigates his w...

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