210 North Chapel Avenue Alhambra, CA 91801
|SENIOR ACTIVITIES CALENDAR
| SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE COMMUNITY SERVICES - SENIOR DIVISION
The Community Services Senior Division offers a variety of programs and activities for
adults age 60+, including recreation, social services, nutrition and transportation.
As a designated Focal Point by the Los Angeles County Area Agency on Aging for the Southwest San Gabriel Valley Community Services Area, the Center also serves as a
central access point for information and services to assist senior citizens and their
|Alzheimer's Association Safe Return Program
|The Joslyn Adult Center provides registration materials for this nationwide program. If an individual with Alzheimer's or a related
dementia wanders and becomes lost, caregivers can call the
24-hour emergency response line at 1-888-572-8566. Call the
Center or stop by to pick up a registration packet.
Case Management Project
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
|Alhambra seniors, ages 60+, can obtain free assistance (available
in English, Mandarin and Spanish) as a means to help them live
independently and safely in their homes for as long as possible.
Services include referrals (medical, counseling and mental health;
free legal consultations with an elder law attorney related to wills,
trusts, probate and other estate planning matters; in-home services; transportation; caregiver resources, nutritional referrals, etc.).
Staff also can also assist with advocacy related to Medicare,
Medi-Cal and Social Security benefits, etc., as well as help obtain equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, canes, grab bars, etc.
For more information about Case Management services, click here.
8 a.m.-5 p.m.,
|Shop at your favorite market and enjoy friendly shopping
companions. Senior Ride drivers will assist you on and off the
vehicle with your bags. Group Grocery Runs are made on Saturdays (10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) to Ralphs Market, 330 N. Atlantic Blvd.
|Home-Delivered Meals Program
|Home-delivered hot meals are provided at no cost to home-bound seniors age 60+. Alhambra seniors can sign up for the program
directly with Intervale Senior Services by calling 626-858-8382.
Identify yourself as an Alhambra resident (all information is strictly confidential). Voluntary donations are welcome, but there is no
obligation to donate.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
|Assistance is available to individuals who need help with
housecleaning, minor home repairs, personal care, shopping and companion care. The Registry program can simplify the process of finding good help by connecting seniors with qualified, pre-screened workers. The individual is responsible for paying for the worker,
and pay is negotiated between the individual and the worker.
| Free Legal Assistance
|Elder Law Attorney Carlos Arcos provides free legal consultations concerning wills, trusts, probate and other estate planning matters.
Appointments are required (Call 626-570-5056) to schedule an appointment.
|Alhambra Council of Senior Citizens Affairs
||Meets the second Tuesday of every even-numbered month at
10 a.m. Meetings advisory in nature to help City staff understand
the needs of the Alhambra senior community. Agendas are posted at
the Joslyn Adult Center prior to the meetings and all meetings are
open to the public.
|Alhambra Case Management Project Advisory Board
||Meets the second Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. (no meeting
in August). Businesses and organizations serving seniors in the community are invited to share resources and make suggestions pertaining to the Case Management Project.
|Senior Nutrition Lunch Program
|Nutritious senior lunches are provided at the Center Monday-Friday
at 11 a.m. Reservations are required the day prior to the luncheon. Participants must pick up their lunch ticket by 10:30 a.m. prior to lunch. Suggested donation is $2. Special luncheon events and celebrations, published in the Senior Calendar and Senior Scene, are often held in conjunction with holidays and birthdays.
| Senior Scene
||Newsletter for seniors highlights programs, services and activities offered by the City. Senior Scene can be picked up at the Joslyn
|Senior Ride is FREE curb-to-curb service for Alhambra residents,
ages 60+ or disabled of any age. Participants are transported
throughout Alhambra for any purpose and up to two miles outside
city limits for medical appointments. To register a photo ID and proof
of Alhambra residency (such as a utility bill or bank statement) are required. Non-senior disabled residents must provide verification
from their doctor that they are not able to ride public transportation.
Registration for Senior Ride:
- PHONE: 626-289-RIDE (7433)
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. & Sun. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
- IN PERSON: Community Services Department, 111 S. First St., or Joslyn Adult Recreation Center, 210 N. Chapel Ave.
Types of Service:
- ADVANCE RESERVATIONS - For the best service, schedule
an appointment at least three days in advance.
- SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE - For regular appointments,
schedule a ride on a daily/weekly basis. In the event of a schedule change, call to cancel your pick-up time or your ride
will automatically arrive at the scheduled time.
- DEMAND-RESPONSE - For emergencies (i.e., doctor's appointment), you may call the same day for a ride. Every
effort will be made to accommodate your needs and to arrive
as near as possible to your chosen time. Rides are not guaranteed.
Special Assistance - Please let us know when making your
reservation if you will need special assistance. Although all vehicles
are equipped with wheelchair lifts, we need to schedule adquate time
to accommodate your needs. If you are physically disabled or frail
and will need assistance, you may bring an "escort." Drivers cannot escort you from or into any building. When you make your
reservation, notify the dispatcher that you will need two seats. Companions will not be allowed to ride unless they are either
eligible for Senior Ride or are serving as an "escort."
Guidelines - Because Senior Ride is a free service and in
considerable demand, please follow the following guidelines:
(1) Wait outside in front of your pick-up address; (2) Be ready
10 minutes before your scheduled departure time; (3) Vehicles
may arrive 10 minutes before and 10 minutes after your scheduled
time; (4) If you are picked up more than 10 minutes after your scheduled time, notify us immediately by calling 626-570-5088;
(5) Cancel any appointment you do not need.
|Case Management Project senior volunteers make weekly
telephonecalls to homebound seniors. Calls are made to check on
their safety, well-being, and provide contact with the outside world.
|Senior volunteers are needed to help out at the Front Desk and
to provide a myriad of services at the Joslyn Adult Center.
Volunteers assist with the Congregate Lunch Program,
Telephone Reassurance Program and Special Events. Morning / afternoon positions available are available for volunteer positions.
All interested volunteers must be age 60+. If interested in volunteering, call the Joslyn Adult Center for more information.