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Senior Concerns at Work

Senior Concerns continues to support the senior community of Thousand Oaks and surrounding areas.

Over the past year the Adult Day Program has provided therapeutic fun activities including exercise and art in a safe, secure, fun environment to 150 unduplicated participants. Caregivers get much needed respite to take a breath by themselves. Some of the caregivers work fulltime take care of children and take advantage of the 2 Saturdays the Center is open.

Meals on Wheels has delivered nearly 30.000 meals to 221 home bound seniors consisting of 2 meals a day. Meals were delivered 364 days per year by 115 volunteers

Senior Advocacy Services provided information on a variety of subjects ranging from long term care insurance to Social Security, Medicare and MediCal to 810 seniors at our offices in the Goebel Center and Senior Concerns on Hodencamp. An advocate helps residents of 2 low income housing sites 3 days per week providing them with resources and information.

Advocacy services are expanding to Moorpark and Agoura and Calabasas.

Bargain Boutique was open for 307 days last raising $250.000 for Senior Concerns. There were 272 clients referred by local social service agencies.

The Brain Fitness program is up and running, group classes are held at senior centers: the Thousand Oaks Goebel Center, Simi Valley and and Calabasas Senior Centers. Private sessions are also held at the Senior Concerns day program center.

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