Red Flag Warning for parts of the East Bay starting 11PM Tuesday 8/17 night and lasting until Wednesday 8/18 at 3PM.

Aging & Adult Services

The City provides services that support independence, safety, health, and active living for seniors. We work with community partners to support services that include care management, jobs, training, volunteering, recreation and transportation assistance.

Become an Advisory Council Member

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We are looking for people to share their innovative ideas and skills in finance, event planning, health care, and more, with the senior community.

  • Would you like to have a voice to advise about center programming;
  • Can you attend the monthly Council meetings; and
  • Are able to volunteer at least ten (10) hours per month.

Consider joining your local Senior Center's Advisory Council.

Application deadline is Wednesday, November 17, 2021!

DOSC Advisory Council Application 2022-2023

EOSC Advisory Council Application 2022-2023

NOSC Advisory Council Application 2022-2023

WOSC Advisory Council Application 2022-2023

Senior Centers

Entry into City of Oakland Senior Centers will be Limited to Appointments Only

In order to keep our members and staff as safe as possible, we will continue to reopen our facilities in phases under guidelines provided by local and State government agencies.

Phase 1
Call your local Senior Center to set up a registration appointment and receive your new MyActiveCenter (MAC) key tag. Appointments can be made Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 2:00pm.

Phase 2
To assist in COVID tracking, you must have a MAC key tag to access the activity offerings at this time. Members will receive a phone call as new activities open on an appointment-only basis.

Visiting Guidelines
Prior to facility entry, members will be required to answer a COVID-19 Safety Questionnaire, have their temperature taken, and maintain mask wearing at all times while in the building.

The Following Services/Amenities are Unavailable
- Some in-person programs or activities
- Private facility usage/rentals

The Following Services are Available
- Food Distribution Programs
- Virtual Programs Platform
- Computer labs, game/pool room, outdoor spaces, and other lounge/program areas for center supported activities. (By Appointment Only)

Join Your Local Center

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Membership is $12 a year - Such a Deal!
Our updated membership form includes a new demographics section that will help us apply for grants to benefit the Center's programs and services. Keeping in line with our standard center rules, we want to assure you that your personal information will remain confidential.

How to Apply:

Call your local Senior Center to set up a registration appointment for the new MySeniorCenter (MSC) system and receive your new key tag. Appointments can be made Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 2:00pm. Payment options include: check, money order or cash.

Your Membership Matters! By joining or renewing your membership, you make our programs possible.

Member benefits include:

1. Access to our senior community: virtual activities/classes.

2. Quarterly newsletters mailed to your home.

3. Access to valuable resources: Meal programs, Information & Assistance Specialists, and other critical senior services.

4. Discounted program and event fees.

5. Care packages and fun freebies.

6. Countless opportunities to meet new friends and have fun.

Oakland Senior Centers Fall/Winter Newsletter SEP 2021

Get Set Up (GSU) - Live Virtual Classes for Seniors

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Learn new things, meet new people and unlock new life experiences. The City of Oakland Aging and Adult Services has partnered with GetSetUp (GSU) to provide live virtual classes taught by older adults. With 300+ classes in technology, fitness, finance, travel, and much more, you’ll have everything you need to pursue your passions.

Become a Senior Center member to gain access.

New Member Orientation
Introduction for new members to the GetSetup website, class offerings, and where to request Customer Support assistance.

COVID-19 Mobile Testing

NO COST COVID-19 Testing ~ No Appointment Needed!

Tuesdays | 8:00am - 2:00pm | East Oakland Senior Center | 9255 Edes Aves, Oakland, CA 94603

Thursdays | 8:00am - 2:00pm | Downtown Oakland Senior Center | 200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610

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Human Services Department | Aging & Adult Services Division

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