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Aging: What's New? conference
This conference on aging-related issues will provide information on healthy aging, planning, simplifying, dementia, supporting aging relatives and palliative care. May 30, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Woodside Road United Methodist Church, 2000 Woodside Road, Redwood City.
 

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ElliptiGO fundraiser ride stop
Malinda Walker and Lamorna Brown Swigart -- who will circle the San Francisco Bay in about a week on elliptical bicycles, or ElliptoGOs, to raise money for breast cancer research -- will make a stop in Mountain View to discuss their project and let others try out their bikes. June 5, noon-1:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Performance Bicycles, 2124 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View.

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Covered California talk at June NHN community outreach event
At one of Neighbors Helping Neighbors' community outreach events, Shelly Grimaldi of Covered California and Harbage Consulting will give a talk discussing Cal MediConnect, which offers a single managed care plan for Santa Clara County residents eligible for Medicare and Medi-Cal. June 11, noon-2 p.m. Free. Congregation Etz Chayim, 4161 Alma St., Palo Alto.
 

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Cal MediConnect talk at June NHN community outreach event
At one Neighbors Helping Neighbors community outreach events, Shelly Grimaldi of Covered California and Harbage Consulting will give a talk discussing Cal MediConnect, which offers a single managed care plan for Santa Clara County residents eligible for Medicare and Medi-Cal. June 13, noon-2 p.m. Free. Middlefield Meadows Club House, 114 Flynn Ave., Mountain View.

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Danceation fitness classes
European pop star Heath Hunter and international fitness guru Kirsten Johnson teach regular high-energy dance and fitness workouts for all skill levels. March 16-June 17, Monday, 11:30 a.m.; Tuesday, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. $20 single class; $150 10-class pass. American Legion, 347 1st St., Los Altos.
 

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Writing Your Cancer Journey
This free, ongoing group run by the Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program will provide an opportunity for individuals facing cancer to express themselves through the written word. The program is open to all cancer patients, regardless of where they receive care. First and third Wednesdays of the month, Jan. 21-July 1, 1:15-3 p.m. Free. Hoover Pavilion, 211 Quarry Road, 2nd Floor Conference, Room 208, Palo Alto.
 

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Jazzercise classes
Jazzercise classes in Menlo Park offer a high-energy dance-focused fitness program designed to be both fun and burn calories. Monday-Thursday and Saturday, year-round, see website for specific times. $16 class; $52/$57 per month; $130 10-class pass. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., and the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St., Menlo Park.

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Free YMCA fitness course
This weekly course led by YMCA instructors, called Healthy Happens Here, leads participants in beginner-level strength training to develop balance, flexibility, posture, coordination and fall prevention. Classes are appropriate for all levels and backgrounds. Registration is required. Wednesdays, May 6-July 29, noon-1 p.m. Free. Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St., Mountain View.

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Stanford Cancer Clinical Trials Class
During this monthly class at the Stanford Cancer Center, the clinical trial research staff will describe the trials, their importance in improving cancer care, the types of studies available and what to expect from participation. Second Wednesday of the month, June 10-Dec. 9, 2-3 p.m. Free. Stanford Cancer Center, 2nd Floor, room CC2105, 875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Palo Alto.
 

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Feldenkrais classes
Deborah Dutton, a certified Feldenkrais practitioner, leads weekly classes that seek to alleviate tension, aches and pains while improving body mechanics and posture. Movements are done lying on the floor. Participants should bring a mat or towel. Wednesdays, May 6-Dec. 16, 11 a.m.-noon. Series prices vary; $20 drop-in. Little House Activity Center, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park.
 

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Jacki's Aerobic Dancing
Jacki's Aerobic Dancing classes guide participants in abdominal work, strength training and aerobic routines. Complimentary childcare is provided by staff. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, March 9-Dec. 18, 9 a.m. $36 month; $6 single class. Mountain View Masonic Lodge, 890 Church St., Mountain View.