Virtual Senior Community Center

Welcome to the Virtual Senior Community Center, where you can easily access helpful resources, maintain a healthy lifestyle, develop community connections, and enjoy fun experiences. The Senior Community Center may be closed, but we are still eager to connect with you online!

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Visit Alameda County Health Care Services Public Health Department's COVID information pages for up-to-date information, vaccination, and testing sites.

  1. Stay Connected
  2. Stay Educated
  3. Stay Entertained
  4. Stay Fit
  5. Stay Mindful
  6. Stay Nourished

FLEX ride shuttle with senior citizen boarding

Transportation Resources

FLEX RIDES Shuttle operates Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. FLEX RIDES On-Demand subsidized rides are available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, 365 days/year. If you have any questions regarding the FLEX RIDES program or are interested in enrolling, please contact FLEX Coordinator, Liz Escobar at (1) 510-577-7985.

Please visit FLEX RIDES Website for details regarding the program and to download a program application.

Technology Resources

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.

Senior Resources 

 2-1-1 Dial 2-1-1 for comprehensive social service information for Alameda County, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, multiple languages/TTY.

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.