Active Adult Center

Senior Services

Active Adult Center
The Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department is responsible for administering and coordinating the city´s Active Adult Center, which provides ongoing programs and services, as well as special activities, for individuals 55 years of age or older. The Active Adult Center is managed by one full-time Senior Center Supervisor.

Staff & Activities


The Active Adult Center has one full-time staff member, a part-time kitchen aide, and a large number of volunteers to provide and/or coordinate ongoing services and activities, including:
  • Free health screenings
  • Information and referral services
  • Dance and exercise classes
  • Special interest classes (photography, arts, and crafts)
  • Education classes
  • Monthly birthday luncheons
  • Movie/video screenings
  • Bingo and drop-in bridge

Newsletter


The center publishes a monthly newsletter featuring a calendar of events and activities. Additionally, the center provides both onsite congregate and home-delivered meals that are served weekdays at the Active Adult Center.

The city receives a grant from the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging to provide this program. In previous years, this program was operated by the County of Ventura.

Special Events

 


Volunteers Needed: HDM Drivers


The Active Adult Center has seen an unusual increase in our home-delivered meals program and is looking for volunteers to become Thursdays Home Delivered Meals (HDM) drivers. As an HDM driver, volunteers will deliver hot lunches to homebound seniors. Volunteers are required to have a valid driver’s license and insurance on their personal vehicles and are eligible for mileage reimbursement. If you’re interested in helping make a difference or would like more information, we’d love to talk to you. Please call 805-517-6262. 

Date: Thursdays

Time:10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


New Photography Class

Learn to use your DSLR or Prosumer Camera for macro, black & white, architecture, landscape, portraits and more.  Must bring own camera for this 7-week class. Call 517-6261 to register or for more information

Date: Thursdays, May 10th - June 21st 
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $60


Mother's Day Celebration 

Join us as we celebrate Mother’s Day with some live entertainment and a delicious lunch. Guitarist Phil Mercurio will take you on a musical journey with music from various genres including Rock & Roll of the 50’s & 60’s and everything in between. Don’t miss out on the fun and special prizes that will be made available to attending mothers. Space is limited, so call 517-6261 to make a reservation. 

 
Date: Friday, May 11th
Time:11:45 a.m.
Suggested Donation: $3.00 (60 yrs. +)
Cost: $6.75 (59 yrs. and under)


HICAP Presentation 

HICAP will be onsite providing an educational presentation on Medicare Preventative Services as well an overview of Medicare the new Medicare card. HICAP is a group of trained volunteers who provide FREE, unbiased Medicare and Health insurance counseling to seniors.   

Date: Tuesday, May 22nd
Time: 1:00 p.m.


AARP Smart Driver Program  

This 4.5-hour class is sponsored by AARP and designed for persons who have taken an AARP driver safety class in the past. The class is designed to help individuals tune up their driving skills and update their knowledge of the rules of the road, how to adjust driving for age-related physical changes and learn how to drive more safely.  Class fee is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members (FREE for Veteran’s in the month of May). A completed registration form is required for participation. Checks (made payable to AARP) or money order can be mailed or dropped off at the Moorpark Active Adult Center.    

Date: Tuesday, May 29th
Time: 12:00 p.m.


May Birthday Luncheon 

Take a trip down memory lane with vocalist Jerry Weisbecker as he performs his tribute to the classic crooners.  Call 517-6261 for reservations or questions.  
The Senior Nutrition Program is partially funded by Older American Act funds granted by the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging. This valuable service is sustained with the help of your contributions. No recipient will be denied service because of their inability to donate the suggested amount.

Date: Wednesday, May 30th
Time:11:45 a.m.
Suggested Donation: $3.00 (60 yrs. +)
Cost: $6.75 (59 yrs. and under)



DVD Lecture Series: The Story of Human Language


Language not only defines humans as a species, placing our head and shoulders above even the most proficient animal communicators, but it also beguiles us with its endless mysteries.  Dr. John McWhorter, one of America's leading linguists and a frequent commentator on network television and National Public Radio, will take you on an in-depth, 36-lecture tour of the development of human language, showing how a single tongue spoken 150,000 years ago has evolved into the estimated 6,000 languages used around the world today.  

Date: Mondays (2 Lectures per day)
Time: 1:00 p.m.







Applications


Please print out the application and mail the completed form to:

Active Adult Center
City of Moorpark
799 Moorpark Avenue
Moorpark CA 93021