HBCOA 714.374.1524 • SENIOR CENTER IN CENTRAL PARK 714.536.5600 • HOAG HEALTH & WELLNESS PAVILION 714.374.1578 • TRANSPORTATION 714.374.1742
Social, Community and Holiday Events for 2021
Huntington Beach Council on Aging offers an array of social activities, and events designed to make an Active Aging lifestyle fun and enjoyable. The list is the most current events we have to offer. Check back again for more exciting events coming soon.
The Wellness Pavilion
Fall classes are now in session at the Senior Center. On November 16th we will begin registration for our Winter classes. You can register online at HBSANDS.org or in person at the Senior Center. Check www.hbsands.org for class schedules and registration. The Wellness Pavilion is currently open from 8am – 5pm M-F, Saturdays, 8am – 12pm. Masks are encouraged for all visitors and participants. Social Services including transportation, home delivered meals, and care management are provided. Meals on Wheels Orange County distributes frozen meals on Tuesdays from 10:30am - noon. Please check www.hbcoa.org for updates. For more information contact the Senior Center, 714-536-5600.
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2022 HBCOA Membership Enrollment is Now Open!!!
Sign-up now and don’t miss a single issue of the Outlook on Active Aging monthly newsletter and all the wonderful member discounts on HBCOA activities including: dances, concerts, events, and the ever popular Day Trips Program. To ensure you do not miss out on any discounts or issues of the newsletter, your membership renewal must be received at the Senior Center in Central Park no later than Friday, December 3rd, 2021. You can drop off your membership form at the Senior Center Travel and Resource Room or at the front desk, mail it in via US Post, or renew online through PayPal at www.hbcoa.org/membership
Keep your eyes on your mail box for an HBCOA envelope. Help continue to make Huntington Beach a great place to age and support senior independence in the community.
HBCOA membership helps to support the senior community, crucial aging services, and senior recreational programs and opportunities at the Senior Center in Central Park
Don’t Delay Join Today
New Congregate Food Program Procedures
The weekly congregate meals lunch program has transitioned to a walk-up service only. There will no longer be a drive-thru option available at the Senior Center in Central Park. The service hours will remain thesame as before. Please pull into the senior center parking lot upon your arrival and park. Wait in your vehicle until the distribution begins. Distribution will take place between 10:45 am and 12 pm approximately. The queue will be allowed to form 15 minutes prior to the start of distribution.
For more information please contact the Meals On Wheels Office at 714-375-8404.
Fall Class Registration Has Begun
Fall classes are now in session at the Senior Center. You can register online at HBSANDS.org or in person at the Senior Center. Check www.hbsands.org for class schedules and registration. The Wellness Pavilion is currently open from 8am – 5pm M-F, Saturdays, 8am – 12pm. Masks are encouraged for all visitors and participants. Social Services including transportation, home delivered meals, and care management are provided. Meals on Wheels Orange County distributes frozen meals on Tuesdays from 10:30am - noon. Please check www.hbcoa.org for updates. For more information contact the Senior Center, 714-536-5600.
Hoag Lectures in November
Monday 11/1 @ 1:30pm
Healthy Eating for the Holidays
Monday 11/22 @ 1:30pm
*Diabetes Cooking Demonstration
Tuesday 11/16 @ 5:30pm
Others in person at the Senior Center
Blood Pressure – Thursday, Nov. 4th
Walk-ins Only. No appointment needed.
Hearing – Wednesday, Nov. 10th
9:30am - 11:30am
Appointment Required. Call 714 536-5600
Financial Awareness Seminar
The Financial & Estate Literacy Program works to prevent financial abuse by educating seniors to take control of their financial, estate, and charitable giving decisions. They will be hosting a seminar at the senior center this fall.
- 10/6 Financial Planning I:
- Goals & Your Assets
- 0/13 Financial Planning II:
- Investing Your Money
- 10/20 Medical Care Planning:
- Caregiver & Insurance
- 10/27 Equity Investing:
- A Better Approach
- 1/3 Fixed Income Investing:
- How To Use Bonds
- 11/10 Its Your Money &
- Your Mind
Wednesdays Sept.-Nov. 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Time Change Reminder, Saturday Evening, November 6th
Don’t forget to change your clocks on the evening of November 6th as we “Fall Back” for the season. Update your clocks and set a reminder so you are not waiting for your rides.
Steps Forward A Virtual Parkinson’s Disease Exercise Class
Tuesdays and Fridays 9-9:30am or 10-10:30am
Call 714-378-5022 to register
Saturday, November 13th
Join the Senior Center in Central Park, Hoag, and the HBCOA for a leisurely community stroll this fall with the Rise & Walk event on Saturday Nov. 13th. Tickets are available now and include special items and a post race snack. The day will include a warm up stretch with Hoag and a 1 mile walk or 3 mile walk through the park. It is a great family or friend activity to kick of the holiday season and keep off those holiday pounds.
Advanced registration is required for this event. You can sign-up in person at the Senior Center in Central Park front desk or online through www.hbsands.org. The class registration number is #453385 and it is $5 to participate. The event is open to all ages and stages of walkers from children all the way up through centenarians. The event will begin with a group stretch led by Hoag and will conclude with a refreshment break at the Senior Center in Central Park back patio. Each participant will also receive a commemorative and reusable cooling towel for their walk.
Handy Crafters Holiday Sale, Tuesday November 16th
The Handy Crafters will be hosting their annual Fall boutique sale on Tuesday, November 16th, beginning at 8am in the lobby of the Senior Center in Central Park. Stop on by and shop all your favorite knit goods form booties and sweaters to hats and scrubbies. All proceeds from the sale help to support senior services programs.
Winter Wishes, November 22nd & December 14th
Holiday Gift Collection
Help spread peace & cheer this holiday season! The Senior Center is collecting gifts for older adult Care Management & Home Delivered Meals clients this year.
Individual wishes can be found on the tree in the Travel & Resource Room between November 22 and December 14.
New, unwrapped gift items with the wish tag attached, should be returned by December 15th to give our team time to deliver before the holidays.
Contact: Michelle Yerke, Social Services Supervisor, at 714-374-1521 or
firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Winter Gala, Saturday, December 11th
Wrap-up an unprecedented year with all your friends and loved ones at a festive Winter Gala. The evening will include a cocktail hour, served buffet dinner, photo booth, prizes, and plenty of time to dance the night away. Come bid farewell to this rebuilding year and say hello to a renewed year ahead.
Tickets go on sale Monday, November 1st at 8am at the Senior Center in Central Park. Celebrate the holidays in style with your friends and loved ones this year.
5pm-6pm Cocktail Hour
6pm-9pm Dinner & Dancing
Music by "The Fresch Experience
$35 HBCOA Members/$40 Non-Members
2021 Single-Day & Multi-Day "TOURS"
Welcome Back HBCOA Travel & Trips Program Participants
The HBCOA is excited to announce the much anticipated return of the Travel and Trips Day program, tentatively scheduled to resume mid-Summer 2021. It has been 15 long months that the program has had to lay dormant, but that break will soon be coming to a close with the return of programming by the Good Times Travel company. The program will be offering trips to Lake Arrowhead, Santa Barbara, and San Diego this summer, to destinations that are able to operate under current state health guidelines and are full of new adventures, new experiences, and lots of excitement and exploration. Read more!