Services and Resources
The Senior Centers partners with several non-profit agencies, volunteers and other organizations to provide a variety of expanding services to meet the needs of the 50 and Better community.
If you don’t see a particular service, please call the senior center to speak to the Care Manager, who may have additional resources.
AARP DRIVER SAFETYDuring COVID-19, this service will be temporarily suspended.
This course is taught on the 1st and 2nd Wednesday every other month from 9:00a.m. -1:00p.m. Cost for AARP members: $15; cost for non members: $20. Call to register.
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP Jenny Lind of Senior Helpers will provide extensive training and experience in providing the right level of individual care and support. Her goal is to create a positive environment and activities that focus on what the group is able to do, not what they can no longer do. As the leading industry experts in Alzheimer’s and dementia care, you can trust Senior Helpers to make your loved one’s life much easier and more enjoyable. This meeting is open to those family who have elderly love ones suffering from Alzheimer or another form of dementia. Caring for them can take a tremendous toll on your physical and emotional well-being. This group meets every 4th Wednesday of the month, 2:00-3:30pm. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/92150261754?pwd=NURnNXg1ZmNOZTB6QXhBeC9Qd1Z2QT09
CC Café and care managementCC Café is for adults 60+ and younger spouses and seniors. During the COVID19 pandemic, meals are distributed every Thursday at the Concord Senior Center from 11:00am until 12:30pm. Seniors receive 5 frozen meals. Registration is required prior to starting the program. Contact the Café at (925) 825-1488 Monday thru Friday between 9-11:30am for more information and a menu.
get around taxiDuring COVID-19, this service will be temporarily suspended. Forgram is available to Concord residents and 65 years and older. Applications will be accepted weekdays from 10:00am-12:00noon at the center. Each book is $15 with a scrip value of $30. Registered seniors may purchase a maximum of 2 books per month. For brochure and application go to www.cityofconcord.org/senior and click on Get Around Taxi Program. Limited books available each year.
For now, HICAP has a one-on-one counseling session option by calling 925-655-1393 or the number on the schedule for the specific site if one is listed. Note that we do not see clients at our actual HICAP office. To view locations and general information, please visit https://cchicap.org/contact/.
LEGAL ASSISTANCE & ADVAnce healthcare direct6ivesCurrently there is no lawyer on site. For legal assistance call Contra Costa Senior Legal Services at (925) 609-7900 or email email@example.com. CCSLS is a private, non-profit agency that has been providing free legal services to seniors since 1976.
FREE Legal clinic on Advanced Healthcare Directives (AHCD). For age 60 and older residing in Contra Costa County. You do not need to leave your home. Your AHCD can be prepared over the phone. Sessions held on 3rd Thursdays by appointment only 9:15-12:15pm. Attorneys and staff will “meet” over the telephone with you one-on-one. The attorney and staff will review the AHCD with you and they will complete a FREE AHCD tailored to your wishes. The completed AHCD will be mailed to you after your appointment. To sign up call, Contra Costa Legal Services as soon as possible at (925) 609-7900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space.
peer counselingAvailable to people 55+ who live in Contra Costa County. Dedicated to providing individual counseling to offer emotional support through life’s problems, and challenges. Senior Peer Counselor are available only by phone until the stay in place is lifted. Call (925) 521-5653. Available in English and Spanish. Visit https://cchealth.org/volunteer/senior-counselor.php .
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Hearing LOSS SUPPORT
During COVID-19, this in-person support group will be temporarily suspended. If you want to attend a group meeting, the Hearing Loss Association of America runs a virtual meeting on Saturday mornings at 10am. Registration is required. Visit https://www.hearinglossdv.org/.Old
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