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Senior Services General Information
The Lakeview and Rancho Senior Centers are multi-purpose facilities offering a broad spectrum of services and activities for older adults that enhance their involvement within the community.   For more information visit www.irvineseniors.org

Lakeview Senior Center
20 Lake Road
949-724-6900
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Amenities Include:
Nutrition Program             Keen Center for Senior Resources
Recreation Programs        Senior Clubs and Support Groups
Computer Lab                  Billiards and game rooms

Rancho Senior Center
3 Ethel Coplen Way
949-724-6800
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Amenities Include:
Fitness Center        Recreation Programs
Game room            Senior Clubs and Support Groups
Health and Fitness Programs


Senior Services Programs and Activities
The City of Irvine's Senior Services offers a broad variety of programs and services through the Lakeview and Rancho Senior Centers.  All classes are taught by College-level instructors, professionals, specialists and volunteers.  Programs and activities include arts, crafts, physical fitness, health and education presentations, games, personal enrichment, dance, music, and movies.

For more information, visit www.irvineseniors.org 

Senior Clubs and Organizations
Join one of our many clubs to get involved in various organizations at both the Lakeview and Rancho Senior Centers.  Clubs and services are available to meet your needs, are a great way to stay involved in the community and meet new friends.

Fore more information, visit www.irvineseniors.org


Senior Services Donor Opportunities
Irvine Senior Services has formed unique and beneficial collaborations between businesses, non-profit organizations, volunteers and community groups.  Our goal is to maintain the ongoing educational, physical, emotional and social health of the older adult population. 

Your donations will go a long way in helping Irvine Senior Services build and sustain the infrastructure that supports the educational, recreational, health and human services provided through the Senior Centers.  By supporting these services you are enriching the lives of older adults and ensuring they remain active and a vital force within our community.

For more information, visit www.irvineseniors.org

Support Groups

Support groups are designed to help you deal with physical, emotional and/or care-giving demands that may overtax your coping abilities. The following groups offer an opportunity to share ideas and receive support from others. Call 949-724-6926 for dates and times.

  • Caregiver’s Support Group
  • Diabetes Education and Support Group
  • Low Vision Support Group
  • Parkinson’s Caregiver Support Group
  • Cancer Support Group - Mandarin
  • Living with the Loss of a Spouse
  • Compassionate Friends for the Loss of a Child

For the current Support Programs Schedule, CLICK HERE


Assistance Programs
A variety of free consulting programs are available for older adults. Meet one-on-one with trained professionals. Appointments are required. To make an appointment or for more information, call the Keen Center for Senior Resources at 949-724-6926.

Programs include:

  • California Telephone Access Program
  • Caregiving
  • Employment Topics Consultation
  • Financial and Investment Counseling
  • Flu Shots (seasonal)
  • Health Assessment (screening conducted by a professionally trained nurse)
  • Health Insurance Counseling (English, Mandarin, Korean and Indian)
  • Hearing Testing
  • Income Tax Preparation (seasonal)
  • Legal Aid (English and Farsi)
  • Legal Counseling (wills and trusts)
  • Medical Equipment Loan Out
  • Ombudsman - Advocacy for Licensed care facilities
  • Veteran's Assistance

To view the current Assistance Programs Schedule, CLICK HERE


Transportation - TRIPS Program
In addition to regular public transportation, the Community Services TRIPS Program is the City's low cost, door-to-door transportation for Irvine residents (18+) who are unable to drive due to a permanent physical and/or cognitive disability. Registration and Eligibility Determination Required. The program currently has a registration processing period of up to 2 weeks for services that include: medical appointments, work, school, social, etc. Call for the availability of grocery shopping and senior center Shuttle Services.   Vehicles are wheelchair accessible. For more information on services, contact the TRIPS office Monday-Friday from 8a.m.-2p.m. at 949-724-7433.


Health Insurance Programs
Medicare and HMO Consultations are available at the Lakeview Senior Center through Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy (HICAP).

English
Wednesdays Weekly    9:30 a.m to noon

Korean
3rd Tuesday Monthly    9:30 a.m. to noon

Mandarin
2nd Tuesday Monthly    1 to 3 p.m.

For more information call 949-724-6926

Medicare and Medicaid are joint federal and state programs that help to provide medical care for eligible senior, disabled, or needful citizens. Medical assistance eligibility is based mainly on eligibility for Social Security. These programs help pay charges for hospitalization, stays in skilled nursing facilities, physicians' charges, and some associated health costs. There are limitations on the length of stay and type of care. For more information about  Medicare or Medicaid, please call 1-800-633-4227, or visit their website at
www.medicare.gov 

Social Security Administration
The U.S. Social Security Administration provides financial assistance such as welfare and unemployment benefits as well as other services to seniors, disabled citizens, and low income residents across the country. Contact the Social Security Administration directly for answers to Social Security questions. Social Security Adminstration offices are located at: 

1. 26051 Acero Rd., Mission Viejo, CA  92691    949-581-9096

2. 1851 East First Street #500, Santa Ana, CA 92705    800-772-1213    

3. 17075 Newhope Street in Fountain Valley, CA  92708    714-966-2466

For general information, a listing of services, or specific questions, contact the Administration at 1-800-772-1213, or visit their website at  www.ssa.gov 

 


Social Services Agency

The Orange County Social Services Agency (SSA) operates under the policy direction of the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the California Departments of Social Services and Health Services. SSA is responsible for planning, implementing, and operating many of the social services programs provided by the County of Orange. Funding for programs comes from State, Federal, and County sources. The Social Services Agency is located at:

South Region
23330 Moulton Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA 92653    949-206-5800

East Region - Santa Ana Work Centre
1000 E. Santa Ana, Ste. 300, Santa Ana, CA 92701    714-667-8500

East Region - Arbor Education & Training
1506 Brookhollow Dr. #118, Santa Ana, CA 92705    714-641-3620

For more information, visit their website at
http://egov.ocgov.com/ocgov/

 


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