Older Adult Programs

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The Adult Recreation Center is open Monday thru Friday for adults who are 50 years of age and older.  From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, older adults are welcome to come in and socialize. 

Throughout the week, we offer a variety of activities and programs.  To see a detailed list, please visit our Adult Center Activities Page.  

Active Aging Week:  Explore the Possibilities


active agingCelebrate active aging and active living
Monday, Sept. 26 - Friday, Sept. 30!          Each year participants are encouraged to take part in wellness activities in a safe and friendly atmosphere.

There will be a number of activities and presentations throughout the week to help local older adults exercise their mind and body.  During Active Aging Week older adults will also have an opportunity to sample some Community Services recreation classes for free. Click here for a schedule of activities. 

NEW! Introduction to Computers for Active Seniors Class


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This fall, the San Gabriel Community Services Department will offer a brand new computer class for older adults. Computer skills are essential for everyone these days, so this is a great opportunity for those who want to learn.

The class is designed for beginners with limited computer knowledge. Under the direction of instructor Alan Ng, participants will learn basic computer skills, how to navigate the world wide web and terms that they might have heard before but weren’t quite sure what they meant. This class is interactive and will help participants learn how to operate a computer with hands on training.

The classes will be held at the Adult Recreation Center, 324 S Mission Dr. on Fridays from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m.  Registration opens on Sept. 6 for the low price of $50 for residents and $55 for non-residents, classes begin Sept. 23. There will be a $10 supply fee payable to the instructor at the first class.

Senior Services Case Management


The Senior Services Case Manager can provide referral information for:
  • Case Management assistance with forms and telephone reassurance  
  • Consumer Problems
  • Health Counseling
  • Home Chores    
  • Housing        
  • Legal Services
  • Low Cost Rentals
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Medi-Care and Medi-Cal    
  • Property and Federal Tax Assistance
  • Social Security

Grapevine Press Newsletter


Monthly newsletter with information on upcoming activities and programs for older adults. September Newsletter and September Menu.  Hot lunch is served daily at the Adult Center, choose from the American or Chinese menu.  Call ahead to reserve your meal (626) 308-2823.  For more information, see our Nutrition Programs Page.  

Birthday Celebrations

 

  • Third Wednesday of each month

Cell Phone Recycling Program


Support the City of San Gabriel Older Adult Programs and donate your cell phone today!




For more information on any of these programs, please contact Recreation Supervisor James Lara at (626) 308-2875