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Longevity Class Presents Senior Advocacy in Ventura County

Hank Lacayo

Hank Lacayo

On August 14, 2013, a free meeting will be held in Ventura where local advocate and speaker Hank Lacayo will be presenting “Senior Advocacy in Ventura County”.

Hank Lacayo is currently serving his fifth term as the State President of the Congress of California Seniors, a state wide non-profit organization dedicated to advocating the interests of seniors and their families. He has been an active community volunteer since his retirement in 1986 as the National Director of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Political and Legislative Department. He was born in East L.A. and raised in the Tarahumara region of the State of Chihuahua, Mexico.  The Lacayos returned to Los Angeles at the close of World War II, with Hank graduating from Fremont High School in 1949.  Following his service in the United State Air Force, he was hired at the North American Aviation plant in El Segundo, California where he began his career with the UAW as in-plant representative of Local 887. He resides in Newbury Park with his wife Leah. He will be sharing with us the importance of Senior Advocacy, how he first got involved in this community program, and how it pertains to the listener. From 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM,  classes are held at Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation (CEDC),702 County Square Drive, Ventura in their large conference room on the first floor- entrance through the side door. Classes are offered complimentary.  Anyone can attend.  The public is welcome and no reservation is necessary.

For more information contact Eva Urias 487-2468, Ron Cameron 389-1967, Tom Stoddart 701-9336 or Mohammed Hasan 639-0307.

Any one can attend  the longevity classes Simple forms of exercise and cooking demonstrations are occasionally held at the class. New foods, such as unusual fruit and vegetables are sampled by participants from time to time. Information about vitamins and supplements are normally discussed. Everyone participates in the discussions of a new research finding or a discovery. The whole class participates in complete relaxation techniques or laughter sessions. Commercially available books related to longevity and the human body are reviewed in the group meeting. Stress reduction techniques and natural enhancement of sleep are also covered.

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