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Departments » Community Services » Senior Citizens
Recreation Programs - Senior Citizens
Christina Ontiveros is the Senior Citizen Coordinator. Her office is located in the Senior Room at the Reedley Community Center, 100 N. East Avenue, Reedley, CA 93654. The office telephone number is (559) 637-4207. Christina can be e-mailed at christina.ontiveros@reedley.ca.gov. Our fax number is: (559) 637-7253
We would like to express our grateful and heartfelt appreciation to all of the senior services volunteers. It is through their dedication, commitment, and hard work that the City of Reedley can provide year around services and programs for the seniors of Reedley. Over 100 volunteers work on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis to help carry out our services and programs. Our volunteers range in age from 55 to 95 years young and their energies are a marvel.
Thank You!

Newsletters
Check out the most current activities in our monthly newsletter. We have attached a printable version for you.  

Senior Newsletter - December 2017

Senior Newsletter - November 2017

 

Programs
Please check the current Leisure Guide for information on dates and prices, or e-mail Christina Ontiveros

Reduced Fee Fishing License
The Senior Services Office has Reduced-Fee Licenses available for $6.95. You must meet one of the following restrictions.

  • Be 65 years or older and receiving SSI. You must submit verification from Social Security or a copy of last year's reduced-fee license.
  • Be an honorably discharged veteran with a service connected disability of 70% or more. Proof must be received from Veteran's Administration or a copy of last year's reduced-fee license.
  • Be 65 years or older, and a resident of California with a total income of less than $889.40 for a single person or $1496.20 for a couple. You must submit income verification from Social Security or a copy of last year's reduced-fee license.
Diaper Derby
Sponsored by the Reedley Senior Commmission, Inc. and Sierra View Homes. Infants ages 6 to 12 months old who are not yet walking are encouraged to participate in crawling races. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places in each event.
  • When: (the Friday before the Fiesta)
  • Where: Sierra View Homes
  • Registration: 9:45 a.m.
  • Races Begin 10:00 a.m.
Senior Lunches
Meals taste so much better when you can share them in the company of others! Join us in the Phil Hudson senior room at the Community Center weekdays at 11:00 a.m. (except holidays) for a nutritious lunch and good time. This program is partially funded by the Fresno-Madera Area Agency on Aging. There is no charge for the meals if you are 60 or older; however donations are accepted (suggested donation is $1.50 per meal). Guests who are under the age of 60 are welcome to attend for $3.50 per meal. Reservations must be made by 11:00 a.m. the weekday before you plan to attend. Call 637-4207 for your reservation today. We also celebrate monthly birthdays and anniversaries with cake and have many other fun occasions.

Senior Exercise
The Senior Exercise class is free and held in the California Room at the Community Center. The class is geared to improve the circulation and muscle tone of seniors. Mon. and Wed. the class meets at 10:00a.m. If you arrive at 9:30 you can join the walkers. A video class is offered on Fridays at 10:00 a.m.

Tai Chi
The Tai Chi class held in the California Room at the Community Center every Friday from 12:30-1:30 pm. The class is geared to improve balance, circulation, and strength of seniors. This class is open to all adults. Price is only $10 per month. Sign up in the Community Services office.

Senior Luncheon
Join us for Senior Luncheons. Call the Senior Center for dates. at 11:00 a.m. at the Community Center. Each luncheon a provides a full meal, entertainment, door prizes, and a good time shared by one and all.

HICAP
Do you have questions about supplemental health insurance? Are you are confused about choosing between Medicare and an HMO? A HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) volunteer may be able to assist you. This program is designed to assist seniors with filing claims, understanding coverage, and fighting denials of claims by both Medicare and any HMO. Call the HICAP central office at 1-800-434-0222 to set up an appointment.

Information and Assistance
Finding services to meet the needs of seniors and their families can be very challenging. The Reedley Senior Services Office would like to help. Call our office at (559) 637-4207 and ask for Christina. She will provide information and assistance to seniors and their families within the Reedley area.

Reedley Senior Gleaners
Fresh fruits and vegetables are distributed to seniors every Wednesday by the volunteer Senior Gleaners. Distribution is done on the patio at the Reedley Community Center at 8:30 a.m. Donations are welcomed and new senior "gleaners" are too! You must be at least 55 years old to participate. Must have ID available.

Reedley Senior News
A monthly newsletter is published by the Senior Services Office and the Reedley Senior Commission, Inc.. If you are a senior and wish to receive the newsletter, please call the Senior Services Office at (559) 637-4207. Donations are greatly appreciated and a tax deductible.

Equipment Loan Service
The Senior Services Office has a small loan equipment service. This service is for any senior who may need to borrow, for a short time, wheelchairs, walkers, portable potty chairs, and/or transfer bench shower chair.

Pool Table
The Reedley Senior Services Office has a pool table for seniors to play. Drop by anytime between 9:00 and 11:00 am Monday through Friday. If you are interested in playing, please give us a call or stop by the Senior Center!

Computer Class
Would you like to learn how to use a computer...........
Get on the internet? Do you have a computer and are frustrated or afraid to use it? We have FREE computer classes offered through the Reedley Adult School on Mondays from 1:00-3:00p.m. for Beginners; 3:00-5:00 for Website Creation during the school year. Please call us for more information.



Solar Facility Monitoring Links
The City of Reedley has partnered with Pacific Power Renewables, Inc. to install solar arrays at City facilities to reduce ongoing utility costs. The links below show real time and historical power generation at specific sites.





Employee & Staff Links
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