Senior centers provide older adults with an opportunity to socialize with others, participate in recreational activities, and learn new ideas through educational programming. Thereis no membership fees to belong to the center.
Programs are diverse and may include line-dancing, woodworking, arts and crafts, stamp collecting, camera club, bible study, billiards, English as a second language classes, exercise classes, computer classes, travel clubs, cards, lapidary, sewing, etc.
The center offers the WellnessWorks Senior Fitness Program. Participants will get an assessment of their current fitness level, orientation and advice on setting up an exercise routine in order to maintain or improve strength, flexibility, and general fitness. The facility has up-to-date exercise equipment that are designed for the needs of older adults.
The Senior Meal Program provides a daily hot lunch and other activities. Lunches are fully balanced meals, including entrée, sides, dessert and beverage. Low-fat and chocolate milk and low-carb desserts are available. Volunteers help serve meals and also reach out to other older adults. Program staff provide information, outreach and referral information about other community services.
Meals are served Monday-Friday at 11:30 am; Doors open at 9:30 am; Call for reservations between 9:30 am - Noon; or register on-site one day in advance of attendance.
All participants must register (9:30am-11:15am) and receive a diners card. Once registered, participants may use their diners card to make a reservation at any Milwaukee County Senior Meal Dining Center. Reserve your meal at least one day in advance by phone or at the senior dining site before Noon. Please call 282-3284 for more details.
A suggested contribution of $2.50 per meal helps the Senior Meal Program with the cost of the meal.
You can access menus by the month and locate meal sites at the Milwaukee County Department on Agings web site: www.county.milwaukee.gov/aging
NOTE: This is also a Stock Box Site.