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City Senior Services Not Ceasing

By Parks and Recreation Department

2020-09-15 at 13:06:20

The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department continues to reach and serve City residents through a variety of social media platforms by providing fun and creative activities that include virtual cooking demos, community exercise challenges, Grab n’ Go fine arts, virtual game nights, and video zoom community hangouts.

Senior Services in the News

Senior Services has not ceased to provide an optimal level of services to the City of San Bernardino’s senior community through several programs that provide daily life essentials.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) has 180 volunteers poised and ready to serve the community by putting their skills and life experiences to work through tutoring children, building homes for low-income families, teaching computer skills and so much more. Services will resume once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Senior Companion Program (SCP) continues to provide clients with volunteer hours to safely perform grocery shopping for essential items, pickup of medications, and client delivery to medical appointments.

Senior Nutrition: The Senior Nutrition staff has been working diligently to provide Grab n’ Go meal services to the senior community. The program distributes an average of 3500 meals per month from 6 sites: Fifth Street, Perris Hill and Highland Senior Centers, Rudy C. Hernandez and Lytle Creek Community Centers, and the New Hope Family Life Center.

Community Food Distribution: The Parks Department in partnership with non-profit organizations continues to provide community food distribution services at Perris Hill and Fifth Street Senior Centers, Delmann Heights and Rudy C. Hernandez Community Centers. Days and times of services vary for each location. Some programs require additional registration information. Please check the website for more information www.SBCity.org/Parks

Inland Empire Senior Games 2020 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the 2020 IESG has been cancelled and plans to resume in September 2021. Contact LaKeisha Jackson for more information at: Jackson_La@SBCity.org.

Visit www.SBCity.org/Parks or local Community Center Facebook page for information on:

  • Senior Nutrition Meals Grab n’ Go
  • Arts and Crafts (all ages) at local Community Center
  • Virtual Exercise Resources
  • Food Distribution Programs

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