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Senior Center
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The City of Walnut's Senior Citizens Center, located at 21215 La Puente Rd. in Walnut, is a recreational facility enjoyed by many area seniors for a variety of purposes. The Center offers a variety of programs and services. Call us at (909) 598-6200 for more information or click here for the Walnut Senior Center Participation Guidelines.

Dial A Cab
Dial A Cab is a discount travel program for the residents of the City of Walnut. It's perfect for trips to the Senior Center, grocery store, or to local medical appointments. For detailed information, including how, where and when to apply, please click here. To see the Dial A Cab pamphlet, please click here.

Nutrition Program - Good nutrition supports good health and longevity:
Dine-In: Reservations Required

Seniors age 60 and older are invited to join us for lunch, Monday through Thursday. Dine-In Meals are served at 11:30 am. While there is no charge for either meal, there is a suggested donation of $2.00 per meal. Meals are limited and served on a first-come, first-serve basis. Meal registration begins at 11:00 am. Click here to view this month's lunch menu.

Home Delivered Meals
Walnut Seniors currently have access to the YWCA/Intervale Service Home Delivered Meal Program. They deliver frozen meals weekly to the homes of seniors who are homebound and under a doctor's care (one nutritious meal per day is provided). To find out if you meet the criteria for service, please call (626) 858-8382 for more information.

A second program available to Walnut residents age 60 and older who are sick, have a chronic disease, or who are homebound is the Greater La Puente Valley Meals on Wheels. Meals are packaged at Queen of the Valley Hospital in West Covina and delivered by volunteers and supported by minimal contributions from clients and the rest from donors. The cost for two meals per day (one hot, one cold, delivered at the same time) is $3.90. Other criteria apply. Call (626) 333-4570 for more information. Meals of Wheel is currently in need of volunteers - click here for more information.

G.R.O.W. - Grief Recovery Outreach Workshop
The GROW program offers a very positive approach to gaining recovery from any type of loss (such as death, divorce, or other personal loss/life transition that has deeply affected you). Nancy Stoops, M.A. MFT facilitates the group for adults 55 years of age and older on the first Friday of each month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

Looking for Information on Senior Health and Human Service Assistance in Los Angeles County?
Call 2-1-1

211 is an easy to remember three-digit dialing code that enables a caller to access over 28,000 health and human service programs throughout Los Angeles County 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. 211 LA County, formerly known as INFO LINE of Los Angeles, has been providing these services since 1981.

The Senior Center Offers a Variety of Classes, Activities, Trips and Special Events!
Daily Calendar: Click here
Senior Excursions: Click here
Special Events: Click here

Senior Club of Walnut
Make new friends, play bingo and receive a discount to all Senior Dances and Luncheons when you join the Senior Club of Walnut. Membership is only $10 for the year. Membership is available to those 55 years of age and older. The Senior Club meets at the Walnut Senior Center every Thursday at 12:00 noon.

The Senior Club runs bingo every Wednesday and Thursday beginning at 1:00 pm. Buy-ins begin at 12:00 noon. For more information please contact the Club President Thelma Freitas at (909) 262-9996.

Get Out and Get Going With the Walnut Walkers! walkers
This informal walking club takes advantage of the 26 miles of trails available here in the City of Walnut. Join the club, make new friends, and enjoy the beauty of our local nature (and walking is a great way to improve your health). The registration fee is $5 per person and includes a free visor and pedometer. Every step you take will help the Walnut Walkers in their goal to "walk to the moon"! Sign up at the Walnut Senior Center front desk or call (909) 598-6200. As always, please see your doctor before beginning any physical exercise. Click here for a detailed flyer.

Older Adult Classes
The Walnut Senior Center partners with the Older Adult program at Mt. San Antonio College to bring a variety of free classes to seniors which are held at the Walnut Senior Center. Click here for registration dates and information on Mt. Sac Class Sessions at the Walnut Senior Center. For Mt. Sac Older Adult program & class questions, contact the Mt. Sac Emeritus Program @ (909) 274-4192.

Get Involved!

The Senior Citizens' Commission meets the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am and governs matters related to Seniors and the Center. For more information on the Senior Citizens Commission Click here.

Program Information:

The following are some of the programs and activities at the Walnut Senior Center:

Working Out
Health & Wellness - Providing opportunities to care for the mind, body and spirit:
Walking Club
Exercise Classes
Health Fair & Flu Clinic
Informational Lectures
Monthly Nutritionist Lectures

Playing Pool
Socialization - Isolation can be devastating; many activities mainly provide a connection to friends and community:
Mah Jong
Game Room
Red Hat Society
Book Club
Senior Club

Recreation & Leisure - All work and no play is no good for anyone! So join us for some fun:
Special Events
Day Trips
Overnight Trips
Arts & Crafts Classes
Personal Development Classes

Supportive Services - Because you should never feel alone:
Grief Support Group
Case Management Referral
Tax Preparation
Notary Public

Volunteerism - There is no better time to be of service to your community:
Refreshment Preparation
Health Fair/Event Volunteer
Senior Center Greeter
Food Server or Waitperson

Classes: We advocate life-long learning and offer a variety of classes to help you meet this goal:
Arts & Crafts
Oil Painting
Craft Painting
Jewelry Making
Decorative Art
Bead Art Group

Personal Development
Computer Classes
Home Gardening
English Discussion

Exercise Classes: We offer different types of physical exercise to help participants maintain health, flexibility, and vitality:
Low Impact Aerobics
Tai Chi
Balance & Mobility
Chair Exercise
Yoga for People with MS
Seniors Line Dancing

Photo Policy: On occasion, staff or independent photographers of the Community Services Department may take photographs or videos of participants in our programs, parks, and special events. Please be aware that these are for the department's use in future brochures, pamphlets or for local public access. If you object to having photos of you or your family used for future publication, you should notify the photographer at the time the photo is taken.
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