senior services

Senior Services

We are proud to offer a variety of activities and services to our aging community. Seniors can enjoy bingo, karaoke, fitness classes, excursions, special luncheons and more at a minimum to no cost. Most activities occur on a weekly basis so there's always something going on! For additional information on any of the activities and events that the City of Stanton offers, please call the Community Services Department at (714) 890-4270.

TAX COUNSELING SERVICES

Free tax assistance is provided at sites throughout Orange County. For a referral to free resources, please call (714) 890-4270. To explore free tax centers near you, visit ocfreetaxprep.com or click here.

SENIOR NUTRITION
Treat yourself to a splendid meal, talk with your friends and meet new ones. Delicious meals are served four days a week, Monday-Thursday, at 11:30am. Sign-in starts at 11am. The Meals on Wheels OC food program is on a first come, first serve basis. A suggested donation of $3 for senior age 60 and over is accepted. For additional information and to register, please call (714) 890-4270.

Are you homebound and can't make it to our in-person dining? Give us a call at (714) 890-4270 to learn more about our Home Delivered Meals service.

Monthly produce and pantry item distribution is offered on the third Wednesday of each month at City Hall (7800 Katella Avenue) 10:30-11:30am or until supplies last.

Can't make it? Please find additional food resources here. 

DAILY ACTIVITIES
The Civic Center offers a variety of recreational activities for participants to take part in before and after our daily meal, including a karaoke machine, playing cards, Bridge and mahjong! All seniors are welcome to come and meet new people, sing along and enjoy the fun!

THURSDAY: Senior Bingo Stanton Community Services invites persons 50 years of age and older to attend and participate in bingo every Thursday from 10-11:30am. 

CLASSES & EVENTS
Painting for Older Adults
Join us and learn techniques in drawing, brush strokes, color mixing and application!
     Location: Stanton Community/Civic Center, 7800 Katella Avenue
     Fee: FREE
     Day/Date: Mondays, June 3-July 29
     Time: 9-10:50am

FITNESS CLASSES
Line Dancing
Dance for fitness, memory, and fun! Line dancing offers simple, step-by-step, instructor-led dances to a mix of hit songs. Improve your fitness and dance skills, meet new friends and mix up your routine! All levels and abilities are welcome. 
    Instructor: Mai Bennett

    Fee: 
$25
    Location:
Stanton Community/Civic Center, 7800 Katella Avenue
    Day/Time:  
Every second and fourth Thursday of the month, May 9 - August 22 , 10-11am 

Qi Gong-Tai Chi
Energy exercise for self-healing, recharging your batteries and stress-busting! Increase flexibility and strength in a safe and achievable way.
    Instructor: Linh Dao
    Fee: FREE
    Location: Stanton Community/Civic Center, 7800 Katella Avenue
    Day/Time:  Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00pm

Hula
All experience levels are welcome to come and learn basic hula techniques and get full-body exercise while having fun with friends!
    Fee: 
FREE
    Location:
Stanton Community/Civic Center, 7800 Katella Avenue
    Day/Time: 
Tuesdays, 9:30-11am

Help Yourself to Health Class
This exercise class will cover various health-related topics of interest and safe, beneficial exercises while focusing on weight training, balance and cardio to promote general health and fitness. Each class will incorporate information, discussion and exercises. The class will consist of an introduction, warm-up to increase circulation, static stretches, to minimize muscle strain/pain, strength training for specific muscles, followed by a cool down and concluding with balance exercises.  All levels welcome! Registrations for this class are processed through NOCE only. To register, call (714) 808-4679 or visit www.noce.edu
    Instructor: NOCE, LEAP Instructor 
    
Fee: FREE
    Location: Stanton Community/Civic Center, 7800 Katella Avenue 
    Day/Time: Wednesdays, June 5-July 31, 9-10:50am  

SENIOR RESOURCES
O.C.T.A. Access Transportation
Transportation is provided within Orange County for medical appointments, shopping or social visits ($3.60 each way per zone). For information and to register for this ride program call the Orange County Transit Authority (O.C.T.A.) at (714) 636-7433

City of Stanton Senior Transportation

Do you or someone you know need transportation to our programming or to local medical appointments? The City of Stanton, in partnership with OCTA, offers an in-house transportation program. If you live in the City of Stanton and are looking for a ride to the Stanton Senior Center for a low-cost nutritious lunch or class, please call (714) 890-4270 to schedule a ride.

Information & Referrals
Assistance with referral to a variety of senior services including adult day care, counseling, home health care, housing, home-delivered meals, case management, respite, employment, legal assistance, support groups mediation service, and other community services available through the Community Services Department at (714) 890-4270.

Legal Services
The Senior Citizens Legal services are available to seniors regardless of income. The contact number is (714) 511- 5200, or (800) 834-5001.

Alzheimer's Orange County

Alzheimer’s Orange County (AlzOC®) provides support to Orange County families and individuals through brain health and dementia education, care consultations, community resource connections, Adult Day Health Services, residential memory care services, and more. Have questions? Call our Helpline at (844) 373-4400.

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