The CalFresh Program helps to improve the health and well-being of qualified households and individuals by providing them a means to meet their nutritional needs. The program issues qualified participants with monthly electronic benefits that can be used to buy most foods at many markets and food stores.
A CalFresh representative is onsite the second Tuesday of each month. Appointment required.
Equipment For Loan
The Active Adult Center has equipment for loan. Items for loan include canes, walkers, commodes, toilet risers, and shower chairs. Call the Active Adult Center to check on availability of desired equipment. This service is free of charge.
A professional financial adviser is onsite the fourth Tuesday of each month to provide assistance with everything from understanding your investments and retirement statements to assisting you in filling out financial paperwork. Appointments are limited and required.
Grey Law is a non-profit organization which provides free legal services to seniors residing in Ventura County. Grey Law comes to the Active Adult Center on the first Tuesday of each month and provides information assistance and advice on:
- Government benefits (Social Security, MediCare / MediCal, and SSI)
- Long Term Care issues
- Consumer matters
- Powers of Attorney
- End of life concerns
HEAP is a federally funded program that provides assistance to qualified participants to supplement a household´s annual gas/electric cost. Clients must be pre-approved for an appointment and appointments are limited.
A HEAP representative is onsite the second Tuesday of each month. Appointment required.
Trained HICAP counselors offer free, one-on-one Medicare and health insurance counseling on the third Wednesday of each month. HICAP counselors can answer your questions and help you understand your Medicare rights and benefits, including how to appeal denials of coverage. They can also help with Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap policies), Medicare Advantage plans, employee and retiree coverage, and long-term care insurance. Legal help and representation at Medicare appeals or administrative hearings.
Call 805-477-7310 for more HICAP information of visit the HICAP website. Appointment required.
Want to see a movie but don’t want to deal with the hustle and bustle of a theater? The Active Adult Center has both DVD and VHS movies which can be borrowed, for up to two weeks, at no charge. For those who prefer books over movies we also have a wide selection of paperback books which you may borrow for as long as you like.
We also have hard cover book on sale for $0.50 each.
Lifeline devices are emergency units which help seniors maintain their independence. If you are interested in the Lifeline program for yourself or a loved one, please download a Lifeline application. You may also contact the Simi Valley Hospital Lifeline Office at 805-955-6954.
Senior Concerns will provide advocacy services at the Active Adult Center on the fourth Wednesday of each month. The Senior Advocate can help with a variety of issues including housing, transportation, legal issues, health related issues, in-home care, government benefits, family or caregiver issues, and many more.
The Senior Advocate can also assist with completing forms and applications from numerous services and programs. Appointment required.
Toe Nail Clinic
On the third Tuesday of every month a licensed pedicurist comes to the center to provide toe nail services to seniors for $15. These 15 to 20 minute appointments include foot soak in antibacterial soap, trimming or sanding of nails and a foot / calf massage with cream.
Appointments begin at 9 a.m. and are by reservation only. Appointment required.