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Older Americans Month: Fun May Activities at the Senior Center in Central Park! 

Every May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). The 2024 theme is “Powered by Connection,” which recognizes the profound impact that meaningful relationships and social connections have on the health and well-being of communities. The Senior Center plays a vital role in supporting independence and aging in place through connection, combating isolation, providing recreational and educational opportunities, nutrition, and critical social services such as transportation and care management.

The Senior Center in Central Park offers a broad spectrum of programming and direct services to older adults in our community.  Active programming includes classes, social clubs, special events, and drop-in opportunities.  Recreational programs include fitness, music, dance, art, movie days, chess club, bridge lessons, quilting, and more! Please visit the facility to participate in activities such as:

  • Hoag: Medicare Supplement vs. Medicare Advantage, May 16 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Memorial Care:  Free Notary Clinic for Advance Directive, May 16 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Big Band Swing Dance Night, May 20 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Drum Circle Class, May 21 at 12:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon at The Movies, May 22 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Free, Drop-in Scrabble Games, Tuesdays at 12 p.m.
  • Free, Drop-in Young at Heart Singers, Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

In addition to social clubs and classes, a popular amenity at the Senior Center is the Hoag Health and Wellness Pavilion.  It features a 5,000 sq. ft. fitness center with top-notch equipment, options for personal training, and two exercise rooms.   Hoag Hospital provides regular screenings and lectures on various topics such as aging well and Medicare basics. Memorial Care, Orange Coast Hospital, also regularly hosts lectures on advanced directives and stroke education. The Senior Center in Central Park, in partnership with the Huntington Beach Council on Aging (HBCOA), recognizes the profound impact that relationships and social connections make on health and well-being and joins the celebration of Older Americans Month by promoting the benefits of connecting with others. For additional information, please contact the Senior Center in Central Park at (714) 536-5600.