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Each May, the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older persons for their contributions and provide information to help them stay healthy and active. This year's focus is injury prevention, with the theme "Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow."

Older Americans Month (OAA) is a time to acknowledge the contributions of older persons.  The Senior Centers will celebrate older persons throughout the month with exciting events and activities.  Please visit one of the 3 Senior Centers listed below and take a tour and see the wonderful activities and events you can be involved with!

Senior Centers

Senior Centers Mission

The mission of the Senior Centers are to be a community focal point where older persons age sixty (60) and older can come together for services and activities which enhance their dignity, support their independence and encourage their involvement.

Program & Services

ACTIVITIES/PROGRAMS:  Book discussion groups, arts and crafts, creative writing and language classes, drawing, china and one-stroke painting, ceramics, wood carving, quilting, crochet, embroidery, knitting, mahjong, bridge, cards, billiards and bingo.

HEALTH PROMOTION:  Health education classes and screenings on preventive health issues, blood pressure clinics, an annual Health and Safety Fair.

TRAVEL:  Day trips and luncheons are organized to local restaurants and venues.

LIBRARY:  Book Mobile provides a library of books and language CD's; as well as on-site library.

RECREATION/FITNESS: Fitness and recreation classes, dance classes and chair exercises.

TAX AIDE PROGRAM:  In conjunction with AARP and VITA, provide free income tax completion & filing for seniors.

SPECIAL EVENTS:  Dances, craft/bake sales, birthday and holiday events, sing-a-longs and on site entertainment; as well as Defensive Driving classes.

  • Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • No membership or fee is required
  • Confidential registration form required
  • Minimal fees for some classes

For additional information, please call (561) 355-4746 or visit one of the Division of Senior Services Senior Centers in your area.

Locations:

North County Senior Center
5217 Northlake Blvd.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Tel: (561) 694-5435
Fax: (561) 694-9611

West County Senior Center
2916 State Road #15
Belle Glade, FL 33430
Tel: (561) 996-4808
Fax: (561) 992-1011

Mid County Senior Center
3680 Lake Worth Road
Lake Worth, FL 33461
Tel: (561) 357-7100
Fax: (561) 357-7114

 
 

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Important Links - Resource Numbers

 
  • PBC Palm Tran: 561-841-4200
  • Palm Tran CONNECTION: 561-649-9838
  • Area Agency on Aging's Elder Helpline:1-866-684-5885