Adult Programs (Ages 60+)
Senior Classes & Programs
Registration OPEN for all Summer (June-Aug.) Senior and Adult classes and programs. In-person registration is available at the El Cerrito Community Center (7007 Moeser Lane)
CLICK HERE to view the 2022 Summer rEC Guide
The guides include Swim Center activities, recreational classes for all ages, services for senior citizens, important dates and more! Be sure to check it out to view activity descriptions, dates, times, and fees.
Phone: (510) 559-7000
HOLIDAYS OBSERVED (OFFICE CLOSED)
July 4 - Independence Day
September 5 - Labor Day
November 11 - Veterans Day
November 24 & 25 - Thanksgiving
Committee on AgingEl Cerrito Committee on Aging
rEC TREKS: SENIOR DAY TRIPS
Includes transportation, admissions and fares. Lunch not provided. CLICK HERE to register for rEC Treks.
The Gardens at Heather Farm
June 21, 10am– 3:30pm, $31/$38 NR
Located in Walnut Creek, The Gardens at Heather Farm is a true hidden jewel of the East Bay. Take stroll through the flowers in blossom and explore Heather Farm Park. Light walking and plenty of areas to sit.
Day on the Bay: SF Ferry Building & Farmer’s Market
July 19, 10am– 3:30pm, $31/$38 NR
Ride the Richmond Ferry across the bay to the SF Ferry building to check out the weekly Farmer’s Market. Visit the local artisan shops, restaurants and near by sights. Light walking and limited areas to sit.
Sausalito and the Bay Model Museum
August 16,10– 3:30am, $38/$47 NR
Explore the Bay Model Museum followed by a stroll along the Bay in Sausalito to visit the many popular eateries and artisanal shops. Light walking and plenty of areas to sit.
Presentations & Workshops
CLICK HERE to register online for presentations, workshops and demonstrations or in-person at the El Cerrito Community Center (7007 Moeser Lane) during office hours.
Zumba Gold Demo
Wednesday, June 22, 1:00-1:30pm
El Cerrito Community Center (7007 Moeser Lane)
FREE! LIMITED SPACE!
Activity # 225204-01
Senior Support Services
The Respite program provides a brief respite to caregivers of adults suffering from memory loss diseases such as Alzheimer's and Dementia, while offering program participants supervision and programming designed to help keep them functioning at their highest level possible. The program is held at the El Cerrito Community Center (7007 Moeser Lane) and is run in partnership with West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) Older Adult Education. The Respite program operates September through June and follows the WCCUSD calendar. Transportation to and from the program is available to El Cerrito Residents. Pre-approval is required. Fees will be calculated by the number of days attending the program and the rates are as follows: Resident $29/day and Non-Resident: $36/day. For registration and more information, call (510)559-7000 or email email@example.com
Easy Ride Paratransit Service
Easy Ride Paratransit Senior & Disabled Transportation Service is a van ride service for seniors (65 and older) and persons 18 and over with a disability who are El Cerrito residents 94530. The cost per ride is $3. The door-to-door shuttle is funded by Measure J Sales Tax. For more information or to register CLICK HERE
Cafe Costa To-Go Meal Program
City of El Cerrito staff deliver meals provided by the county Senior Nutrition Program to the homes of El Cerrito seniors enrolled in the Cafe Costa program. Curbside pickup at the El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane, is available for non-resident seniors age 60+ who enroll in the Cafe Costa Senior Nutrition Program.
All meals will be packaged in the home-delivered format, which includes a 3-compartment tray for the frozen entree and side dishes as well as a bread/crackers, milk/calcium fortified drinks, and fruit items. 5-day meal packs will be delivered on Wednesdays between 11-12:30pm (subject to change). Click HERE for current weekly menu of meals.
If you are interested in the Cafe Costa To-Go Senior Meal Program, you must complete Contra Costa County Health Services forms to enroll. Registration forms can be downloaded HERE or emailed to you or delivered to your home (El Cerrito Residents only). Call (510) 559-7000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request forms or for more information.
Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP)
In-person appointments are available at the El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane on the first Monday of each month at 11:00am, 12:00pm and 1:00pm. To schedule an appointment call (925) 655-1393
Senior Peer counseling Program
" As we get older, sometimes a little help means a lot."
If you are 55 or older and facing challenges that are difficult to cope with alone, our Senior Peer Counseling program can help.
Participants connect with fellow seniors who are trained to provide assistance and support with challenges such as depression, fear, loneliness, the loss of a loved one, health changes, or isolation.
Senior Peer Counseling is available in English and Spanish. Services are free and confidential.
Please contact Abraham Aviles-Scott, LMFT at (925) 408-7080 or email email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
Blind & low Vision Support Group
The Lions Center for the Visually Impaired host a virtual Blind and Low Vision Support Group. Call (925) 664-8212 for meeting dates and times. Meetings are held virtually*. *subject to change
AARP Tax-Aide Income Tax Preparation (seasonal Service)
This service is no longer available for the 2022 tax season. Updated information to come in January 2023.
Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Record
Visit myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov to receive a digital copy of your vaccination record that can be downloaded on to your smartphone.
Extended Trips 2022
with Premier World Discovery
For more information or to sign up for a trip, call (510)559-7000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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