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Danville Public Buildings to Reopen
Community Center & Senior Center to open March 22
With the return of Contra Costa County to the red tier on the Blueprint to a Safer Economy, the Town of Danville will begin reopening public buildings next week. 

Beginning Monday, March 22, 2021, both the Danville Community Center, 420 Front St and the Danville Senior Center, 115 E. Prospect Ave will reopen for front counter service. The public will be able to register for recreation programs, make payments or ask questions from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. For more information, call the Danville Senior Center at 925-314-3430 or the Danville Community Center at 925-314-3400.

If you are at higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19 because of your age or because you have a serious long-term health problem, it is extra important for you to take action to reduce your risk of getting sick with the disease.  Below is the information from the CDC for high risk/older adults

CDC Coronavirus (COVID-19) High Risk/Older Adults 

More information can be found on our Coronavirus Update webpage: https://www.danville.ca.gov/754/Coronavirus-Updates-and-Information

Zooming across generations

Check out the Zooming Across Generations program! Danville Youth Council members, made up of engaging and creative middle school and high school students, had the chance to interview some local, inspiring seniors. Listen to the special guests explain how their careers evolved and what hobbies they have that continue to impact their lives today.

CONTRA COSTA HEALTH INSURANCE COUNSELING & ADVOCACY PROGRAM

Contra Costa Health Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program provide free health insurance counseling to our seniors year-round as well as monthly “Welcome to Medicare” classes.

https://cchicap.org/

THE DANVILLE SENIOR CENTER

The Town of Danville strives to offer programs and services which provide positive, enjoyable, and gratifying experiences for older adults within this community. Those programs include:

Seniors at Home Guide

The Seniors at Home Guide provides information, resources and helps you stay connected during this time.  Due to recent changes in the Contra Costa County Covid-19 tier, our front counter service has been suspended until further notice. Staff can be contacted at (925) 314-3430, Monday-Thursday, 8:30am – 5:00pm and Friday 8:30am - 1:00pm.

Activity Guide

We've Moved to the Activity Guide!

Adult and senior classes and events will now be part of the Activity Guide! Check out all the new and exciting upcoming classes for adults in seniors in the Spring 2021 Activity Guide.  For questions or registration assistance, please call (925) 314-3430.

upcoming buzz sessions

Simple Self Care Practices

  • Date: Tuesday, April 20
  • Time: 10:00am-11:00am
  • Fee: Free Zoom Webinar
  • Guest Speaker: Tricia Macilwaine RN
  • Sponsored by: Hillendale Home Care
  • Barcode: 28444    

There are many things in life that we cannot control!  Yet how we perceive and react to stress is critical in helping us maintain a healthy body and mind.  Attitude is everything!  If we change our attitude, and foster a positive  outlook on life, it is possible to flourish even in the most challenging times. This webinar will help you learn how to: make small changes in your daily routine, develop a positive attitude and healthy coping practices, stay healthy while living with Covid restrictions, practice relaxing exercises, manage your health at home with the help of remote monitoring and how to take control of managing everyday stress in your life.

How to Travel Safely in 2021

  • Date:  Tuesday, May 4th 
  • Time: 10:00am – 11:00am 
  • Fee: Free Zoom Webinar 
  • Guest Speaker:  Joan Thornton 
  • Sponsored by: Premier World Discovery 
  • Barcode:  28446 

Our main focus for discussion will be the changes in travel due to the Covid Pandemic. Premier World Discovery has a Commitment to Wellness protocol plan set in place that will help you feel at ease as you travel in the future. We will review the travel guidelines that make up this new protocol in this presentation. Pictures and short video clips will be shared to show you how travel will look different. Future trip dates and locations will be shared. Join us as we explore the new expectations in USA travel.

Maintaining Quality of Life Throughout a Pandemic 

  • Date: Tuesday, May 18, 2021 
  • Time: 10:00am – 11:00am 
  • Fee: Free Zoom Webinar 
  • Guest Speaker: Sara Shafiabady 
  • Sponsored by: SF Chapter of NAIPC 
  • Barcode:  29257 

We will explore challenges people have experienced and share possible ideas and solutions to maintain quality of life in a variety of situations, including a pandemic. We will discuss defining your intended quality of life and how to achieve it. 

For more information or to register call the Danville Senior Center at (925) 314-3430 or register online at www.danville.ca.gov/recguide.