Committed To Becoming More Age-Friendly
City of Glendale United States of America
Our Community Services and Parks Department has 4 community centers dedicated to senior recreational programming, nutritional meals program, services, supportive services, case management, HICAP, classes, educational opportunities, and life long learning. Our Police department works closely with our Senior Services Unit in the area of Financial Crimes to ensure seniors are not scammed and defrauded out of money. We work with Fire and Community Development to ensure the safety of seniors in their homes.
Older, active adults are invited to enjoy meaningful personal and group activities offered at the City of Glendale senior centers. Services and programs include an integrated array of advocacy, health, nutrition, social services, sports and leisure activities. Eligibility may vary with some services but most programs are open to everyone without regard to age, race, color, nationality, origin, sex, religion, and mental or physical handicap.
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life, promote independence, self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment among the older citizens of Glendale.
The Community Services & Parks provides a variety of opportunities for seniors to participate in life-long learning classes for personal growth and development. Participation is open to individuals ages 50 and older. Special recreation events and informational programs are scheduled throughout the year. In addition, a number of classes are offered in collaboration with the Glendale Community College. All Glendale Community College seminars are FREE to seniors.
Integrated case management is for Glendale residents 60 years of age and older. It is designed to meet the special needs of frail individuals who may be experiencing difficulty in maintaining an independent living arrangement. The Case Management Program can provide assistance with the following services:
• Social Security
• In-Home Services
• Legal Services
• Assist with Alternative Housing Options