These services are provided at no charge. They are funded in part by the Los Angeles County Area Agency on Aging Integrated Care Management Program and the California Department of Aging Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP).
LA Regional Food Distribution Program
The La Fetra Center and The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank invite SENIORS (ages 60+) to participate in the Commodity Supplemental Food Program. You can receive a FREE food kit once per month which contains items such as canned meats, canned fruits and vegetables, dry milk, cereals, and related products. You must meet the following income guidelines to be eligible; One person household income must not exceed $1,211 per month and a two person household income must not exceed $1,640 per month. You must provide income verification and a photo ID with birth date at your first visit. The La Fetra Center distribution takes place on the 4th TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.. For additional information, please call La Fetra Center at 626-914-8235.
Blood Pressure Screening
Sponsored by Health Care Partners
Free blood pressure screenings are provided on the FIRST THURSDAY of each month at 11:15 a.m.
Blood Sugar Screening
Sponsored by Serenity Health Care
Ages: 18 and over
Free blood sugar screening are provided on the FIRST MONDAY of each month from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Legal Clinic for Seniors
Preregister at the La Fetra Center
Sara Polinsky, Attorney at Law, is available to answer legal questions (primarily Estate Planning and Elder Law issues) or concerns, free of charge, the FIRST MONDAY of each month. For information or to schedule an appointment, call (626) 914-0560. Consultations only.
"Safe Return" Alzheimer's Registration (Co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's Foundation)
Information will help reunite those who wander and get lost with their loved ones. Bring a photo of the person with Alzheimer’s or dementia to help with identification. Call (626) 914-8235 for information or to make an appointment.
Inez Schaeffer, licensed massage therapist, provides 15 minutes of relaxing chair massage on the SECOND TUESDAY of each month during the afternoon. Suggested donation $8. Call 626-914-0560 for your appointment.
Housing Rights Center
Provides landlord tenant mediation and general housing rights questions. For more information, please call (626) 914-8235
Lunch at the Senior Café
Lunch is served MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY at noon for seniors age 60 and over. A donation of $2 is requested; cost for those under 60 years (caregiver, companion, or occasional visitor) is $3.75. Menus are available at the La Fetra Center. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED TWO DAYS IN ADVANCE. To make reservations, call (626) 914-0560.
Social Security Representative
A representative from the Social Security Administration will be at La Fetra Center on the LAST THURSDAY OF EVERY OTHER MONTH, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. to answer your questions regarding Medicare, disability & retirement benefits, and prescription drug plans. Please call La Fetra Center at 626-914-0560 to schedule your appointment. Upcoming dates are as follows:
June 27, August 29.
Driver Safety Program
Co-sponsored by AARP
Two classes are offered, one for participants who have not attended the 8-hour program within the past 3 years and a new half-day, renewal program for participants who have completed the 8-hour course and just need to renew their certificate. Both classes are geared to the needs of older (ages 50 plus) motorists. Auto insurance companies are required by California law, AB 2610, to offer a discount on premiums to qualified graduates of this course. To register, call 626-914-0560. Fee: $14. Participants must attend both days of the 8 hour session. Classes are held on a bi-monthly basis. For those enrolling in the renewal class, you may be required to show your certificate of completion of an 8-hour course within the past 3 years.
May 2 & 3 (1:00 - 5:00 p.m.)
July 12 (Renewal Only) 12:30 p.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
September 5 & 6 1:00 p.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
Ask the Computer Guys
Bring your computer questions/problems, and our resident computer software “tech-ies,” Bill Belcher and Ell Fullmer, will attempt to help you solve them. Come on down to La Fetra Center on the SECOND THURSDAY of each month from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 'challenge' Bill and Ell with your email, Internet, Excel, Microsoft XP, or other computer questions.
"A Listening Ear"
Patricia Bunner, a retired educator and school psychologist, offers a compassionate ear in a private, supportive setting. Are you suffering from the “blahs,” feeling discouraged, or having trouble coping? Patricia offers us her counseling experience free of charge. Appointments are available to share your concerns. Please call La Fetra Center at (626) 914-0560 to schedule your appointment.
Free notary service is graciously provided to Glendora Senior Citizens by Wes Purkiss of Hill Top Real Estate. Appointments are available by calling the real estate office at (626) 335-8118.