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Your Health and Fitness Matters 

 It really does!  The following classes are designed to help seniors achieve or maintain an optimum level of fitness.   

Fitness Room

The fitness equipment is available for your use any time a class is not in progress. Completion of Fitness Waiver and Fitness Orientations are required before you can gain access to the equipment. Walk in orientations are available on a staff availability basis.

View the Complete Schedule of Fitness Classes 

Benefits Assistance

Volunteer counselors, specially trained by the Area Agency on Aging, Region One’s Benefits Assistance Program, provide objective, free personalized assistance to seniors and adults with disabilities. Services include information on Medicare and supplemental plans. Call 602-241-6118 to set up an appointment with a counselor at the Community Center. 

 

Tuesday Talks

Interesting speakers on an assortment of topics done in partnership with various community agencies. FREE and no preregistration required.  

Time : 10:45a-11:30a

Location: Peoria Community Center Calderwood Room (8335 West Jefferson Street Peoria, AZ  85345)

Nutrition Program

The Peoria Senior Nutrition Program is located in the Community Center and provides meal programs for seniors and individuals with disabilities. The program is administered by the Foundation for Senior Living and funded in part by the Area Agency on Aging and the City of Peoria. For additional information on the programs listed below or reservations, please contact the Nutrition Program at 623-979-3570.

Lunch at the Center

We invite seniors 60 and older for lunch at 11:45 a.m., Monday through Friday. 24 hour notice is required and a $3.00 donation ($5 for those younger than 60) is requested.  Your contribution is voluntary and appreciated as it helps offset the food cost. For information or to make reservations, call 623-979-3570.  View the menu (pdf) to see the latest menu of the month or call for a hard copy.

Home Delivered Meals

For information regarding this program that provides meals for homebound senior adults, call (623) 979-3570.

Transportation to the Center

If a lack of transportation is keeping you from enjoying activities with the Senior Program try Peoria's transit system, Dial-a-Ride.  Learn about Dial-A-Ride here or call 623-773-7435. Participants in the Nutrition Program may qualify for a discount card. Call the Nutrition Program at (623) 979-3570 for more information.

The Food Distribution Program

The Food Distribution Program has changed for the benefit of all people in need!  We've partnered with St. Mary's Food Bank and there are NO cards needed and NO donations expected from you.  You simply pick up food once a week on Thursday mornings (8-9 a.m. approximately) at the Peoria Community Center.  No preregistration required. The variety includes vegetables, fruits, some miscellaneous products, drinks and usually some bread and pastries.  Call 623-979-3570 for more information.

Nutrition Program Staff 

Josie Salas, C.A.P. Director
Bea Hernandez, Receptionist
8335 W. Jefferson St.
Peoria, AZ 85345
Phone: 623-979-3570