Rose M. Eldridge Senior Center

 

 SENIOR TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM

The “Seniors on the Move” transportation program, which is a unique door-to-door transportation service available to all Norco resident seniors 50 years and older, able-bodied Norco resident military veterans 50 years and older, and disabled Norco residents of any age, will continue normal operations. This program provides free transportation to residents within a 30-mile radius outside of Norco city limits for necessary grocery shopping, medical visits, obtaining prescriptions, paying bills, postal services, banking, etc. Reservations are taken on a first-come first-served basis and residents are encouraged to make a trip request at least one week prior to their desired date. To confirm hours and trip availability, please call the Senior Center Office at 951.270.5647.

COOL CENTER

The Rose M. Eldridge Senior Center will be operating as a Cooling Center for seniors ages 50 and over. The Cooling Center is activated on days when temperatures reach 97 º or above. When activated, hours of operation are as follows: Monday - Friday from 8am to 5pm and Saturday - Sunday from 12pm to 5pm. Participants are required to wear a face mask or face covering during their visit and maintain a social distancing of at least six feet from other individuals. Visitors may not enter the Cooling Center if they or anyone in their household have a cough, fever, shortness of breath, chills, runny nose, congestion, sore throat, headache, muscle pain, fatigue, loss of taste or smell, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, itchy or red eyes.

For more information on this location, please call 951.270.5647. For a list of Cool Center locations within Riverside County, call 888.636.8676. Speech or hearing-impaired individuals may call TTY 951.955.5126. For summer weather information and health recommendations, visit www.capriverside.org. The hot weather advisories and cool centers are services offered by the City of Norco in conjunction with Community Action Partnership of Riverside County. 

FREE COUNSELING FOR SENIORS

The Riverside County Office on Aging has two behavioral health specialists who are available for telephonic counseling to seniors who are becoming depressed by the stress and isolation at this time.  Their services, as well as other services provided by the Office on Aging can be accessed through HelpLink at (800) 510-2020.

INLAND COUNTIES LEGAL SERVICES, INC. – Free legal assistance to Seniors Age 60 and over.
Seniors may call 1.800.977.4257 between 8:45am and 4:45pm Monday through Friday to receive free legal assistance. This information is also on the legal services flyers located in the entryway. All service provided is strictly over the phone.

HICAP- HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING ADVOCACY PROGRAM – Free non-biased Health Insurance Counseling for seniors. Seniors may call 909.256.8369, leave their name, and phone number on the answering machine and they will receive a call back within 24 - 48 business hours Monday through Friday. All service provided is strictly over the phone.

HOME DELIVERED MEALS

For information on home delivered meals (Meals on Wheels), please contact the Office on Aging at 1.800.510.2020 or the Sodexo Meal Office at 951.827.3613. The Senior Center does not offer a meal delivery service.

SENIOR CENTER INFORMATION

2690 Clark Avenue
Norco, CA 92860
(951) 270-5647

Hours of Operation:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.                  Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.                                 Closed: Saturday and Sunday

 

The Rose M. Eldridge Senior Center provides a variety of services, programs and activities for seniors in the community age 50 and older. The friendly staff at the Senior Center are here to help!  They coordinate a complete range of recreational, self-enrichment and education programs for the over 50 generation.  They also plan activities, trips, and special events throughout the year.

The 8,000 square foot facility with adjacent 1.4-acre garden provides a variety of leisure pursuits to improve the quality of one’s life, promote and help preserve independent living and assists and supports individuals to advance choices and alternatives that enable them to live with dignity and grace.

The Norco Senior Center was dedicated as the Rose M. Eldridge Senior Center on Friday, September 28, 2012 honoring senior advocate Rose M. Eldridge.

Rose Eldridge became a Norco resident in 1965 when she and her husband James moved to Norco from Norwalk, California. She was a supporter of Senior Services in Norco and throughout Riverside County for the past 45 years. She was recognized for her achievements in supporting the aging population and care and treatment of senior citizens by the County of Riverside Office on Aging and the City of Norco.

Senior Center Programs

As we welcome you back to our facility, please note new liability waivers and emergency contact forms must be completed and signed prior to participation in any of our activities and classes. Forms can be accessed via the link provided below and hard copies are available at the Senior Center office. 

Golden Hour Club 

Stay connected with the Rose M. Eldridge Senior Center and join the Golden Hour Club! Golden Hour Club participants will receive a monthly newsletter, activity packet, and updates on new senior center programming by mail. Participants will also receive a free birthday goodie bag on their special day! The Golden Hour Club also provides weekly phone calls to seniors who wish to converse with a friendly voice. If you wish to join our club, please call the Senior Center office at 951.270.5647 or email us at seniorcenter@ci.norco.ca.us 

Monthly Activities

July 2021 Activity Packet

July 2021 Spanish Activity Packet

July 2021 Newsletter

July 2021 Spanish Newsletter

July Activity -4th of July Recipe Contest (English and Spanish)

   

Senior Virtual Recreation Center

The Virtual Recreation Center offers seniors a fun and creative way of exploring the world around us without ever leaving home. Access resources, virtual travel, arts and crafts activities, educational activities and much more through our Center. Start exploring today! If you have a great idea or resource you would like to share, please email us at seniorcenter@ci.norco.ca.us.

Virtual Recreation Center 

Outside Resources

Virtual Workshops and Support Groups

 

Physical Well-Being and Health

Food Access

Assistance Programs

Donations

The Rose M. Eldridge Senior Center is currently accepting hygiene products and pre-packaged snacks to benefit its Monthly Care Kit Distribution Program. If would you like to donate, please call the front office at 951.270.5647.