Senior Services

 

Farmers Market Vouchers Available

Seal Beach Dial-A-Ride Transportation Program

The Dial-A-Ride component of the program has traditionally offered to deliver a senior resident to any location within the three miles outside City Limits. Dial-A-Ride service is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, and can be utilized by calling (562) 439-3699 at least 24 hours in advance to schedule date, time, and location. The service can be made for any reason such as doctor’s appointments, retail/grocery shopping (within City of Seal Beach), and dining excursions (within City of Seal Beach). A copy of the operating schedule can be viewed here.

 

Attention Leisure World Residents: 

 

The City's Dial-A-Ride Program will no longer allow users to make reservations for trips that begin at a user's home in Leisure World to another location inside Leisure World.  Leisure World currently operates a shuttle service that transports throughout Leisure World.

Senior Lunch Program

Seal Beach Community Services, in cooperation with Community Senior Serv, offers a hot, nutritious meal Monday - Friday at the North Seal Beach Center, located at 3333 St. Cloud Drive. Besides maintaining the physical health of active older adults, the Lunch Program also works to enrich the emotional/physiological health of seniors by sponsoring a wide range of speakers, dancers, games, health forums, and other social and educational activities.   Meals, support services, and transportation are available to all persons age 60+ on a donation basis. 

 

- We’re open M-F at 8AM to 2PM.  Lunch is served at 11:15AM.  Seniors should check in by 11AM at the front desk.  Reservations are not needed.     

- The Senior Lunch Program is open to all older adults age 60+. The suggested donation for lunch is $3.00.  Guests under 60 can enjoy lunch for a fee of $5.00.  

-Any donation, no matter how large or small, is always greatly appreciated and accepted although no individual will be turned away due to inability todonate.   

Home Delivered Meals

Home Delivered Meals For homebound individuals 60+ years of age who are unable to shop and/or prepare meals for themselves, Community Senior Serv delivers three meals directly to their home- breakfast items, a cold lunch, and a frozen dinner. These meals, which provide 100% of the U.S Nutritional Recommended Dietary Allowance, are available five days per week. Suggested donation is $4.50 per day. For more information, call (714) 220-0224.

Senior Pinochle Club

Senior Center
707 Electric Ave.
Tuesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Drop in! Coffee and Tea. No Fee! Person 50 years of age and older are invited. The club provides opportunities to meet new friends, develop new interests and socialization.

Senior Tax Assistance

Fire Station #48, Community Room
 

3131 N. Gate Rd

Seal Beach, CA 90740


 

Free assistance for low-income seniors in preparing State and Federal Income Tax returns. Appointments will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Monday mornings ONLY February - April, call (562) 431-2527, extension 1344, to make an appointment.

Medicare 101

 

Cesar Arteaga 

Free 

Seal Beach Senior Center, 707 Electric Ave 

(60+ yrs) Learn about Social Security time frames, how to enroll in Medicare, and the qualifications to receive Medicare.  Learn about what Part A, Part B, Part C, and Part D consist of and what it covers and does not cover.  The instructor will explain the options that Medicare beneficiaries have to get coverage for and what Medicare does not cover, such as Medicare Advantage plans, Prescription drug plans, and Medicare Supplement plans.  Additional plans are also available for those who are receiving financial assistance or for those who have Medicare and Medi-Cal.Pre-registration through the Seal Beach Community Services Department required.  (1 day) 


 

Registration form 

 

256040-03       Mon     6/09     10-11am
356040-01       Mon     7/07     10-11am
356040-02       Mon     8/04     10-11am 

  

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)

Trained counselors are available to assist seniors with Medicare rights and protections. They can help with HMO appeals, with information regarding Medi-Gap Plans and/or Long Term Care information. No fee. For more information, call (714) 560-0424.

In Home Case Management

For older adults who are facing multiple problems, which they cannot resolve on their own, Community Senior Serv Case Managers are available to help them evaluate and find acceptable solutions to their individual needs. Referrals may be made by any concerned individual needs. Referrals may be made by any concerned individual, physician, Social Service Worker, family member, neighbor, or the Senior themselves. Monday - Friday, from 8:00am - 5:00pm. For more information, call (714) 220-0224.