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.
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.
We’re open M-F at 9AM to 1PM. Lunch is served around 11:30AM. 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.
Any donation, no matter how large or small, is always greatly appreciated and accepted although no individual will be turned away due to inability to donate.
Guests under 60 can enjoy lunch for a fee of $5.00.
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
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
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 February - April, call (562) 431-2527, extension 1344, to make an appointment.
Driver Safety Program
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) - AARP is an innovative, classroom driver retraining program designed to help older persons improve their driving skills. Covers the effects of aging and medication, basic driving rules, license renewal, local traffic hazards, adverse road conditions, energy saving and accident prevention measures. You may receive an auto insurance discount by completing this course. Registration is required. Call (562) 431-2527, extension 1344, to register or look for class info in the most current issue of Shoreline. Each class is offered on consecutive Thursday mornings 9:00am - 1:00pm. Fee: $12 per person for AARP members/ $14 per person for non-members.
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.