In response to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent recommendations regarding a State-wide effort to (a) slow the spread of the Coronavirus and (b) protect those at high risk of severe illness should they contract the virus, the Walnut Senior Center will be closed from April 20 - May 17, 2020.
Should the Center re-open earlier or close for a longer period of time, participants will be notified via the City website at www.cityofwalnut.org.
Seniors age 60 years of age and older, who live in the City of Walnut municipal boundaries (North of Valley Blvd, East of Nogales Ave) may enroll in the Home Delivered Meal program sponsored by the YWCA Intervale program. Reservation may be made by calling the Walnut Senior Center at (909) 598-6200 and leaving a message with your 1) First & Last Name, 2) Phone Number, 3) Walnut Address and 4) Date of Birth. Meals are delivered every Thursday between the hours of 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Participants will receive five box lunches. Reservations must be made no later than Monday one week prior to delivery.
Non-residents may contact the YWCA Intervale Nutrition program directly at (626) 214-9456 to sign up within your service area.
We appreciate your cooperation as we work with LA County Department of Public Health and the State of California in the best interests of Walnut residents.
The City of Walnut's Senior Citizens Center, located at 21215 La Puente Rd. in Walnut, is a recreational facility enjoyed by many area seniors for a variety of purposes. The Center offers a variety of programs and services. Call us at (909) 598-6200 or view the Walnut Senior Center Participation Guidelines for more information.
Dial A Cab
Dial-A-Cab is a discount travel program for the residents of the City of Walnut. It's perfect for trips to the Senior Center, grocery store, or to local medical appointments. Please view the Dial-A-Cab Pamphlet for more information.
Nutrition Program - Good nutrition supports good health and longevity:
Dine-In: Reservations Required
Seniors age 60 and older are invited to join us for lunch, Monday through Thursday. Dine-In Meals are served at 11:30 am. While there is no charge for either meal, there is a suggested donation of $3.00 per meal. Meals are limited and served on a first-come, first-serve basis. Meal registration begins at 11:00 am. Monthly Lunch Menu & Meal Reservation Process.
Home Delivered Meals
Walnut Seniors currently have access to the YWCA/Intervale Service Home Delivered Meal Program. They deliver frozen meals weekly to the homes of seniors who are homebound and under a doctor's care (one nutritious meal per day is provided). To find out if you meet the criteria for service, please call (626) 214-9456 for more information.
A second program available to Walnut residents age 60 and older who are sick, have a chronic disease, or who are homebound is the Greater La Puente Valley Meals on Wheels. Meals are packaged at Queen of the Valley Hospital in West Covina and delivered by volunteers and supported by minimal contributions from clients and the rest from donors. The cost for two meals per day (one hot, one cold, delivered at the same time) is $5.00. Other criteria apply. Call (626) 333-4570 for more information. Meals on Wheels is currently in need of volunteers. Please visit the Meals on Wheels website for more information.
G.R.O.W. - Grief Recovery Outreach Workshop
The GROW program offers a very positive approach to gaining recovery from any type of loss (such as death, divorce, or other personal loss/life transition that has deeply affected you). Nancy Stoops, M.A. MFT facilitates the group for adults 55 years of age and older on the first Friday of each month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
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The Senior Center Offers a Variety of Classes, Activities, Trips and Special Events!
DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS BY THE LA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER SUMMER 2020 CLASSES, ACTIVITIES, TRIPS AND EVENTS MAY NOT BE OFFERED.
Senior Club of Walnut
Make new friends, play bingo and receive a discount to all Senior Dances and Luncheons when you join the Senior Club of Walnut. Membership is only $10 for the year. Membership is available to those 50 years of age and older. The Senior Club meets at the Walnut Senior Center every Thursday at 12:00 noon.
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Older Adult Classes
The Walnut Senior Center partners with the Older Adult program at Mt. San Antonio College to bring a variety of free classes to seniors which are held at the Walnut Senior Center. Click here for registration dates and information on Mt. Sac Class Sessions at the Walnut Senior Center. For Mt. Sac Older Adult program & class questions, contact the Mt. Sac Emeritus Program @ (909) 274-4192.
The Senior Citizens' Commission meets the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am and governs matters related to Seniors and the Center.
The following are some of the programs and activities at the Walnut Senior Center:
Health & Wellness - Providing opportunities to care for the mind, body and spirit:
Health Fair & Flu Clinic
Monthly Nutritionist Lectures
Socialization - Isolation can be devastating; many activities mainly provide a connection to friends and community:
Red Hat Society
Recreation & Leisure - All work and no play is no good for anyone! So join us for some fun:
Arts & Crafts Classes
Personal Development Classes
Supportive Services - Because you should never feel alone:
Grief Support Group
Case Management Referral
Volunteerism - There is no better time to be of service to your community:
Health Fair/Event Volunteer
Senior Center Greeter
Food Server or Waitperson
Classes: We advocate life-long learning and offer a variety of classes to help you meet this goal:
Arts & Crafts
Bead Art Group
Exercise Classes: We offer different types of physical exercise to help participants maintain health, flexibility, and vitality:
Low Impact Aerobics
Balance & Mobility
Yoga for People with MS
Photo Policy: On occasion, staff or independent photographers of the Community Services Department may take photographs or videos of participants in our programs, parks, and special events. Please be aware that these are for the department's use in future brochures, pamphlets or for local public access. If you object to having photos of you or your family used for future publication, you should notify the photographer at the time the photo is taken.