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The Buena Park Senior Activity Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Evening hours vary depending on programming, consult the monthly newsletter for exact times.
Our mission is to provide the mature adult population in the community with a diverse offering of recreational, educational, social and human service programs in environments which promote a spirit of dignity and limitless potential for later life enrichment.
Our goals are to enhance quality of life, nurture talents and skills, foster social interaction, and support independence and self-determination.
Click the links below for more information on programs offered:
Helpful Information and Resources for Seniors
- Free Emergency Preparedness Information Available
- OC Task Force on Hoarding
- "Baby Boomers are Getting Older"
- County of Orange, Housing Authority (Affordable Rental Housing List)
- Orange County’s Office on Aging
- Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
- AARP – Senior Driver Online course
- Arthritis Foundation
- Alzheimer's Orange County
A variety of classes are available to meet different interests. Some classes require nominal fees.
These services are offered periodically.
- Alzheimer's Caregiver's Support Group
- Blood Pressure Screenings (Various)
- Food Distribution (USDA -EFAP, Brown Bag)
- Legal Aid
- Meals on Wheels
- Medicare Counseling (HICAP)
- Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
- Nutrition Program (Community SeniorServ)
- Outreach Services
- Adult Public Health Nursing Services (APHNS)
- Adult Day Care Program (Community SeniorServ)
- Tax Assistance (AARP)
Games are held Monday and Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 to 3:00pm. The cost is $0.25 per card. Grocery items are the prizes for this fun game.
Dance the night away on Saturday evenings from 7:00 to 10:00pm at the Senior Activity Center. The $6.00 admission charge entitles you to dance to music, enjoy refreshments and even be eligible for door prizes. Consult the monthly newsletter or call (714) 236-3870 for more details.
Additional dances are held on the first and last Friday of the month beginning at 10:00am. Admission is free.
The "Senior Sampler" Gift Shop is open year round, Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The public is welcome to purchase some fantastic handmade items. For more information call (714) 236-3875 or (714) 236-3870.
An Outreach Worker will acquaint you with the many services at the Senior Center and connect you with county wide programs. Call for an appointment (714) 236-3876.
MEALS ON WHEELS
Meals on Wheels of Buena Park will deliver meals to your home Monday through Friday for a nominal fee if you are homebound and unable to prepare your own meals. Volunteer drivers are always needed for this program. Call (714) 995-5826 for more informaiton onthis great program
NON-EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION
If you are need of transportation to medical appointments, call (714) 236-3870 for registration and information. Must be over 60 and a Buena Park resident. A suggested donation of $1.00 each way. Rides are available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
ADULT DAY CARE PROGRAM
The Adult Day Care is designed for individuals over 60 years of age who are in need of supervision and care during the day while their caregiver(s) work or take time for themselves. The program is offered 9:00am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday. Call (714) 826-3163 for more information. This program is operated by Community SeniorServ.
Five shuffleboard courts are available for play at the Senior Center. The Shuffleboard Club enjoys activity and friendship. Come play on Tuesdays 9:00am - 11:30am and Thursdays 9:00am to 11:30am. New members are always welcome.
Community SeniorServ (Daily Nutrition Program)
The Community SeniorServ Nutrition Program is more than just a meal. It gives seniors the opportunity to enjoy a hot, well-balanced, nutritious meal in the company of other seniors. Stop by any morning, Monday through Friday and enjoy an interesting speaker, entertainment, or maybe a special party. Lunch is served at 11:45am for a $3.00 donation. For more information call (714) 826-1930.
The Buena Park Senior Center has a strong and vital volunteer program. Application and Job Descriptions available at the front desk. New volunteers are always welcome.
BUENA PARK SENIOR CLUB
The Buena Park Senior Club was established in 1959 and meets every Tuesday and Thursday. Please call the President of the club Vince Recchia (714) 449-1424. This club travels on monthly excursions, hosts monthly pot luck dinners and has an annual picnic in the month August.
Need more Information?
Persons looking for more information on Senior Food Distribution, Medical Transportation, Affordable Housing, Assisted living facilities and much more - follow this link to the Orange County Office on Aging: www.officeonaging.ocgov.com.