The Senior Community Center is now open! Indoor masking is recommended to ensure the health and safety of participants. Please see the Activity Guide and the Senior Services Monthly Calendar for details as we continue to resume more in person activities and programs.
Visit Alameda County Health Care Services Public Health Department's COVID information pages for up-to-date information, vaccination, and testing sites.
Community Education Programs
Learn important information on topics that relate to older adults at FREE Community Education Programs on ZOOM
Older adults, family members, caregivers, and friends are welcome to attend our Community Education Programs to receive important information on topics and services related to seniors. These sessions are held on ZOOM and require a valid email address. The Zoom link is emailed the morning of the meeting date; pre-registration is required.
Register by calling Customer Service at 1 (510) 577-3462 or at sanleandrorec.org
Would you like to take part in exciting games with your peers? These Zoom sessions will be hosted by Senior Services staff to guide in a walk down memory lane. To register call Customer Service at 510-577-3462 or visit San Leandro's Rec site
Enroll in one of our incredible fitness classes at the San Leandro Senior Community Center. A variety of classes are offered to fit different needs. From yoga to line dancing, you'll be sure to find a class that's just for you! View the Activity Guide for more information and classes.
Resources &Information for Seniors:
Alameda County has a dedicated Senior Information & Assistance team available to provide information about services for older adults. This team helps individuals navigate through the systems of care and programs for elders and provides direct referrals to services. Learn more by visiting their Home page.
The Alameda County Senior Information and Assistance team provides comprehensive resource guides on many topics including Senior Housing, Senior Resources and Food and Nutrition available at their Resource Guide page.
The California Department of Aging has prepared information for emergency preparedness and response resources. View the CDA Disaster Preparedness and Response Resource List (PDF)
San Leandro Main Library - Access fascinating E-Books and tutorials through the Library's Digital Library Services
How to use Facebook Messenger - Beginners Guide - Learn how to use Facebook Messenger on your phone and connect via video, audio, or text.
How to Zoom- Quick tutorials to learn how to download, sign up and join Zoom meetings.
Older Adults Technology Services - Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) is a leader in crafting programs that meet the needs of seniors to use technology for a more connected and secure life.
Senior Planet - Join Senior Planet for 50+ online programs every week to keep learning, connecting, and exploring! Their courses, programs, and activities help seniors learn new skills, save money, get in shape and make new friends.
AARP Safe Driving - Refresh your driving skills and you could save on auto insurance. When you take the AARP Smart Driver online course, you may be eligible for a discount on your auto insurance. The course teaches proven driving techniques to help keep you and your loved ones safe while driving.
Affordable Respite Program for Family Caregivers - Are you a caregiver to a family member or friend with dementia and/or other chronic conditions? Do you find yourself struggling with their increased care needs? Do you need Affordable Respite Care support? Contact Roger at 510-671-5504 or Email Affordable Respite Program for Family Caregivers
Alameda County Area Agency on Aging - Senior Resource Guide and Senior Resources around Alameda County.
California Telephone Access Program - Official state of California program providing free adaptive telephone equipment for those with difficulty using a standard phone. CTAP now provides amplified Bluetooth accessories to make your cell phones louder. Call 1 (800) 806-1191 or visit californiaphones.org to apply.
Disaster Preparedness - The California Department of Aging has prepared information for emergency preparedness and response resources.
Diverse Elders - Recognize the incredible diversity in your community while also recognizing the commonalities across many of the issues which diverse, older adults face. As a coalition, Diverse Elders has the capability to leverage organizational resources, knowledge, and expertise to advocate for change that will affect all elders.
LIFE ElderCare - is a local non-profit that empowers the aging to live with independence AND interdependence. This organization offers free, simple and important services for older adults who prefer to remain living at home. Call 1 (510) 894-0370 or email [email protected] for more information about their programs.
PG&E's Medical Baseline Program -The Medical Baseline Program, also known as Medical Baseline Allowance, is an assistance program for residential customers who depend on power for certain medical and independent living needs. The program includes two different kinds of help: A lower rate on your monthly energy bill and Extra notifications in advance of a Public Safety Power Shutoff.
Customers who are eligible for Medical Baseline receive an additional allotment of electricity and/or gas per month. This helps ensure that more energy to support qualifying medical devices is available at a lower rate.
If you rely on a medical device that would require an emergency battery backup, please contact Community Resources for Independent Living (CRIL) at 1 510-881-5743 or visit their website crilhayward.org
The Foundation for Art and Healing - The Foundation for Art and Healing is a nonprofit organization that mobilizes partners and the public to embrace the arts as a proven path towards improved personal and public health.
Spectrum Senior Meals Take Out Lunch Program:
Spectrum Senior Meal Program is now featuring fresh, hot nutritious meals for adults 60+ which are prepared each morning at Spectrum’s Hayward kitchen. Until the San Leandro Senior Community Center resumes indoor group dining, participants will continue to pick up their meal to take away. The suggested donation per meal is $3.75; no registered participant will be refused a meal due to lack of funds.
Please complete your application to participate in the Spectrum Senior Meal:
Spectrum is now partnering with SPARKL Reusables to reduce the volume of single-use containers entering the Alameda County waste stream, providing reusable takeaway containers for the meal program. Each participant will be responsible for careful usage and returning the containers to Spectrum each day to be washed and sanitized for reuse.
Reserve your meal at least 24 hours in advance by calling the Spectrum Meal Site Coordinator at (510) 825-9793.
San Leandro’s city-based FLEX RIDES paratransit program provides transportation to San Leandro residents, both older adults and people 18+ with disabilities. FLEX RIDES Shuttle and FLEX RIDES on Demand offer fixed route and curb-to-curb ride options. Seating on the FLEX RIDES Shuttle is limited in order to ensure physical distancing between riders. For more information, please CLICK HERE.