Senior Services

Joslyn Adult Recreation Center
210 North Chapel Avenue, Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 626-570-5056
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 5:30 pm


The Senior Services provides a variety of programs and activities for adults age 60 + including but not limited to Special Events, Lunch Celebrations, Outings Seminars, Heath Screenings, Informational Classes, and Special Interest Clubs. View the Joslyn Center page for more information.


Alhambra seniors, ages 60+, can obtain assistance (in English, Mandarin and Spanish) as a means to help them live independently and safely in their homes for as long as possible. Please visit the Case Management Services page for more information. regarding.


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. Find more information by visiting the Senior Ride Services page.   



The Joslyn Adult Center is a very active place to come and participate in fun activities and make new friends. There are weekly movies on Fridays, interesting seminars, senior outings, spa days, special events and dances.  Everyone is welcome to come and be a part of the Joslyn Adult Center.

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In collaboration with YWCA San Gabriel Valley Senior Cafe, the Joslyn Center provides nutritious hot meals Monday-Friday at 11:00 am. Participants must register for the program in order to make a Lunch registration any day prior to their lunch date. A link to the registration from is below. Sign-ins start at 10:30 am. on the day of to get a meal ticket for the day. A suggested donation of $3.00 is welcome but not necessary. Anyone under the age of 60 can purchase a lunch for $5.00. Special event celebrations and luncheons are often held in conjunction with the lunch program. To view the monthly menu and special lunch activities click on the link below. To make a lunch reservation call 626-458-4455 Monday-Friday, between 9:30 am and 12:30 pm.

Download the Lunch Registration Form         

View this month's current lunch menu


Home-delivered meals are provided at no cost to home-bound seniors age 60+. Alhambra seniors can sign up for the program directly with YWCA San Gabriel Valley Senior Cafe by calling 626-214-9465. Identify yourself as an City of Alhambra resident (all information is strictly confidential). A $3.00 voluntary donations are welcome, but there is no obligation to donate.


Elder Law Attorney Carlos Arcos provide a free 15 minute legal consultation on legal matters such as wills, trusts, probate and other estate planning issues. Appointments are required (call 626-570-5056) to schedule an appointment.


The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy (HICAP) Program provides seniors with accurate, timely and objective information on the complicated and often confusing current health situation. HICAP offers trained/registered/certified counselors to provide seniors with an understanding about their individual Medicare benefits and to counsel them on their specific needs. Areas covered include: Medicare Part-D; Medicare Advantage (MA) Health Plans; Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Insurance; Dual Eligibility; Medicare Savings Program; Long Term Care. Appointments must be made to meet with a HICAP representative by calling Alhambra Senior Services 626-570-5056.


Senior volunteers are needed to assist and provide a myriad of services that the Joslyn Adult Center offers. Volunteers help with, but not limited to, the Congregate Lunch Program, Telephone Reassurance Program and Special Events. Both Morning and afternoon positions are available to all interested parties. Volunteers must be 18 year of age or older. To register to become a Senior Services Volunteer call the Joslyn Adult Center at 626-570-5056 or download the Volunteer Application.


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.

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Special Events Senior OutingsSpecial Events Senior Outings

Specials events are held throughout the year and monthly day trips visit places of interest. View what is available this month!

Senior Ride Transportation Senior Ride Transportation

Senior Ride is FREE curb-to-curb service for Alhambra residents, ages 60 plus and/or for disabled individuals of any age.

Case Management ServicesCase Management Services

SOCIAL SERVICES FOR SENIORS CASE MANAGEMENT PROJECT Seniors (age 60+) who reside in Alhambra are assisted with finding resources to remain living independently in their homes for as long as it is safely possible. Services are provided free of charge. donations from clients and their families are accepted and gratefully acknowledged. Assistance is available in English, Mandarin, and Spanish. OFFICE LOCATION The Joslyn Adult Center Recreation Center 210 North Chapel Avenue (626) 570-3220 Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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