Senior Center

  • March ~ Senior Nutrition Services (edcgov.us) 
  • For details on the Senior Nutrition Program and to reserve your meal, see here.
  • Meal reservations must be made the week before by calling El Dorado Senior Nutrition Services at (530) 621-6160.
  • Dine-in meals are served Monday-Friday from 12pm-12:30pm. 
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St. Patrick's Day Party
Come celebrate with us and wear your green! 
Friday, March 15, 2024
1pm
Location: Gilmore Senior Center
Free! 
Please call 916-614-3200 to sign up or stop by the Gilmore Senior Center and put your name on the list. Space is limited.

 

Learn to Play Bridge -New Activity! 
Join the Gilmore Senior Center Staff to learn how to play Bridge in a relaxed environment. 
Thursdays at 11am
Location: Gilmore Senior Center: 990 Lassen Lane
Free! 

Ukelele Group-New Activity!
Bring your own ukelele and join this lively group in playing your favorite songs. (Some experience is preferred.)
Wednesdays at 2:30pm
Location: Gilmore Senior Center: 990 Lassen Lane
Free! 

Cornhole New Activity!
Join us for Cornhole on the 3rd Friday of the month (indoor option available)
1pm
Location: Gilmore Senior Center: 990 Lassen Lane
Free!

Yahoo Yoga
Have fun (yahooo!) and take action to support the activities of daily living, including balance, stretching, and strength. Donna Rixmann has 20 years of experience as a yoga instructor and enjoys combining movement, lots of deep breathing and laughter!
Note: Class movement is chair-based and standing only. No floor poses.
Location: Gilmore Senior Center Dates & Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1:30-2pm
Cost: FREE
This class is made possible by the Closson Fund from the EDH Promise Foundation.

Monthly Exercise Pass
For $15 per month, we offer unlimited access to our three popular exercise classes: Morning Workout Group, Think You Can't Exercise, and Mid-Morning Chair Yoga. Check our calendar for days and times of each class. Can't commit to a whole month? Don't worry, we also offer a weekly option for $5. You can use the link below to purchase your pass:

Click Here to Register

Coming Soon!
Cinco de Mayo Party

Join us for a fun afternoon of Mexican festivities! 
Friday, May 3, 2024
1pm
Location: Gilmore Senior Center
Free! 
Please call 916-614-3200 to sign up or stop by the Gilmore Senior Center and put your name on the list. Space is limited.
 
Mother's Day Tea
We want to acknowledge and celebrate the mothers in our community. You are invited to an afternoon of tea and desserts. Fancy hats encouraged! 
Friday, May 10, 2024
2pm
Location: Gilmore Senior Center
Free! 
Please call 916-614-3200 to sign up or stop by the Gilmore Senior Center and put your name on the list. Space is limited.

Ramona "Moni" Gilmore Senior Center

990 Lassen Lane
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm
Contact us at: (916) 614-3200

Are You 50 Yet?
Join us anytime! This beautiful facility is owned and maintained by El Dorado County, who collaborates with the District to provide recreational programming and activities for adults age 50 and up. This unique partnership serves seniors throughout the County.

Senior Center Visitors
We welcome any Senior 50 years of age and up. We also welcome those accompanying a Senior - and you can be any age! Come on over!

El Dorado Hills Senior Center offers many classes, programs and special events including drawing, watercolor, line dance, digital photography, cooking, wreath making, chair exercise, and so much more to residents and non-residents ages 50+. (Yes we know that's very young!)  We invite guest speakers to speak on topics, including: scam alerts, current events, legal matters, health & wellness, and even historical events and more. Classes, activities and lectures will specify whether to call the Registration Office at (916) 933-6624 or to call the Senior Center at  (916) 614-3200 to register.

Holiday Observances: Gilmore Senior Center Holiday Closures

  • January 16  Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 20 Presidents Day
  • May 29  Memorial Day
  • July 4  Independence Day
  • September 4  Labor Day
  • October 9  Columbus Day
  • November 10 Veterans Day
  • November 23-24  Thanksgiving Break
  • December 25-January 1  Winter Break
Senior Nutrition Lunch
El Dorado County's Senior Nutrition Program offers excellent meals for a reasonable donation for seniors.  Contact El Dorado County's Senior Nutrition Program at (530) 621-6160 for further information.

Menu & Meal Information

Senior Center Program Fees
We offer a multitude of program/activity opportunities. Many programs are run by delightful volunteers who do not wish to charge a class fee. We agree it's confusing at times! Programs listed in the Activity Guide which have an 8-digit activity code numbers require preregistration at the CSD Registration Office (1021 Harvard Way, or www.edhcsd.org). The programs which have a supply fee (only) listed, require cash prepayment at the Gilmore Center office. Many programs are free.

C.A.R.E. Program for Seniors
In an effort to provide affordable recreation programs, the El Dorado Hills CSD Foundation is offering the EDH Community Scholarship Opportunity Program. Eligibility guidelines have been established to provide options for participation in District sponsored recreation activities. This program is for El Dorado Hills residents only. Please contact the Resident Services Office at 916-933-6624 (ext. 0) for more information or click on the link below.

More Information

The Club Older Adult Day Program
The El Dorado County's Adult Day program located in the rear portion of the Senior Center, serves adults with chronic illnesses, disabilities or frailty due to age related conditions. "Members" enjoy activities, make friends, increase their mental and physical functioning, and increase their sense of self-worth. For more information call  (916) 358-3560.

El Dorado County offers the following services to its residents age 60 and over at the EDH Senior Center location.

Senior Peer Counseling
If you feel lonely, isolated, sad and blue, grief or stressed, call the Senior Peer Counseling office at 530-621-6304. One-on-one confidential supportive counseling is offered at no charge.
Senior Legal Assistance
For Seniors 60+. Call 530-621-6154 to schedule an appointment.
Appointments are available the 2nd Wednesday of each month in El Dorado Hills.
Caregiver Support Group
Sharing & Caring in El Dorado Hills is a monthly caregiver Support Group. Caring for a family member with a dementia or other illness can be both mentally and physically exhausting. Support groups can provide care giving strategies, education, resources, information and a shoulder to lean on. Respite available to qualified caregivers. 3rd Tuesday 5:30-7pm at the Senior Center. Sponsored by the Greater Sacramento Area Office of the Alzheimer's Association.
Daytime Caregiver Support Group
Jillien Smith has over 17 years of experience in supporting elders who have care needs and their loved ones. This group is an upbeat but caring circle where each attendee is heard and validated and has the chance to share their concerns, experiences and ideas. If you are supporting another person who has chronic health conditions, don't try to reinvent the wheel! Take this chance to join a group where you will be understood and able to gain from the experience of others. Facilitator: Jillien Smith, Senior's Day Care Program Supervisor. Last Thursday of the month at 10:30am.

HICAP Counseling (Medicare)
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program for Medicare Beneficiaries
If you have Medicare questions, need to learn about programs available, have had a claim denied, or are evaluating Long Term Care Insurance, our volunteer HICAP Counselors can help! 4th Fridays by appointment. Appointments are available by calling 530-621-6369.

Need a Ride? Senior Transportation Available
Dial-a-Ride
Seniors can call Dial-A-Ride up to 3 business days in advance to arrange transportation within El Dorado County. Get a ride to the Senior Center and personal appointments by calling 530-642-3696. Limited Availability. *Registration Required.
Sac-Med Transportation
Sac-Med will take you to doctor's appointments in the Greater Sacramento area on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The pick-up point is El Dorado HIlls Park and Ride. Wheelchair transport is available. *Registration Required.
More Information from El Dorado Transit

Senior Support Council
The Senior Council is a liaison group between the senior community and the El Dorado Hills CSD. The all volunteer, elected council coordinates annual senior parties in addition to overseeing Bingo. Monthly meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:30am. All are welcome!


Institute On Aging Friendship Line
The Friendship Line at Institute on Aging is the nation's only 24-hour toll-free accredited crisis intervention program for older (60+) and disabled adults.
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Volunteers, Instructors & Presenters Needed

Do you have a special talent or skill you would like to share with Seniors? Many Seniors themselves have a wealth of knowledge. We invite you to come share your experience and wisdom. We would love to have you on our team! Call us at (916) 614-3202 or fill out a class proposal form.


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