Altadena Senior Center

560 E Mariposa St,
Altadena, CA 91001

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626-798-0505

 

Altadena Senior Center

The Altadena Senior Center opened in 1982 serves communities from Altadena, La Crescenta, and East Pasadena unincorporated areas and neighboring communities. The center is a community focal point where seniors of all socio-economic levels, gather to enjoy the center’s wide range of services and social activities providing opportunities for daily learning, skills enhancement, community engagement, socialization, and healthy living for older adult residents.

 

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PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION
Public Access Computers/Computer Labs Computers and printers available for the public to use on their won or in a class setting; tablets available at some centers too
Zumba Zumba exercise class; varied intensities, dates and times
Health Screenings A variety of screenings are held at various centers; varying dates and times
Diabetes Awareness Class that teaches individuals how to manage their diabetes
AARP Senior Workshops Variety of classes that target seniors in the community by providing classes such as driving and use of new technology; variety of dates and times
Sign Language Beginner and Intermediate classes available to teach Sign Language
Arts & Crafts Group that focuses on arts and crafts projects; varied dates and times
Painting Class for Adults Class teaches all levels to paint with different mediums; varied dates and times
Sewing Class that teaches sewing to community members; varying dates and times
Creative Card Making Techniques Class participants are taught to create cards and share their techniques with each other; varied dates and times
Drawing Class participants learn to draw; varied dates and times
Quilting Class participants learn to quilt all levels welcomed; varied dates and times
Arthritis Exercise class focused on individuals overcoming arthritis
Tai Chi & Qi Gong Ancient Asian medicine techniques that utilize Gentle Movement, Breathe Peace, Self Applied Massage and Relaxation Practice through meditation and visualization
Senior Video Exercise Seniors exercise to a video at the center
Chair Exercises All the execise is done while sitting and can include Yoga, stretch bands, etc.; varied dates and times
Line Dancing All exercise is taught to fun music in which a partner is not needed; varied levels, dates and times
Health Fitness A health and fitness assessment that provides recommended workout and instructions on how to use the exercise equipment at the center
Exercise Exercise class such aerobics; varied dates and times
Strength Training An exercise that focuses on strengthening exercise with or without the use of equipment; varied dates and times
Yoga Yoga class teaches different yoga poses/movements to the community; varied intensities, dates and times
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Senior Foodbank LA Regional Food Bank provides once a month food commodities to income/age eligible seniors
PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION
Billiards Room dedicated to play pool
Bingo/loteria Game for seniors to play; varying dates and times
Card/Board/Table Games Bid Whist, Canasta, Chess, Checkers, Puzzles amongst others for seniors
Book Club Members gather at the center to read a chosen book and to discuss it
PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION
Presentation/Workshops – Showcase them somewhere else Variety of topics covered at the center; varied dates and times
Holiday Giveaways/Seasonal Celebrations: Halloween, Christmas & Thanksgiving Centers plan celebrations and activities around holidays that can include giveaways
Voting Center/Drop-off Vote-by-Mail Accessible voting is made available to the community at the centers
Free Income Tax Preparation Community organizations provide free income tax preparation to income eligible individuals and families
PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION
Library A quiet space for community members to access books to borrow or read at the centers
Meeting Room Available Centers have meeting rooms available for organizations to use to provide a service to the community
Adult Protective Service Referrals Center staff are able to submit referrals for elder and dependent adult abuse and neglect on behalf of concerned community members
Fitness Centers Exercise equipment available at the center such as treadmill, elliptical, etc.
Information & Referral Provide information and refer community members to programs/services available
Translation Staff assist translate simple documents for the community
Form Assistance Staff help complete simple forms such as Utility CARE Discount, Jury Duty, etc.
Farmer’s Market Voucher Seniors receive vouchers to use at farmer’s markets
Utility Assistance Utility assistance provided to income eligible households for SoCal Gas and SCE utility bills; varying dates/times at centers

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