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Senior Activities

Senior Activities are held at the Percy Bakker Community Center, 9333 'E' Avenue (map below).

Fitness and Fun Exercise Program

Elderly men and women doing Fitness and Fun Exercise Program

A workout for men and women to stay fit and increase strength and endurance while relieving stress in a friendly, social atmosphere. The class includes low-impact exercises, line dances, latin moves, waltzes, step, strength training, and flexibility with equipment provided, all performed to each person’s individual ability level. Music includes Big Band to Ballroom, Latin to Country, Belafonte to Beyonce.

Instructor is National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified; CPR and First Aid Certified.

DAYS & TIMES:
Mondays & Fridays 9:00 to 10:00 a.m..
FEE: $21.00 per month (payments are currently online only)

Click Here to Register ONLINE for Fitness and Fun!


Pinochle

Every Wednesday seniors are invited to enjoy the fun of Pinochle.

DAY: Wednesday
TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
FEE: Free


Pool Tables (2) 

DAYS/TIME: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Seniors With Inquiring Minds (S.W.I.M.)

Seniors With Inquiring Minds (S.W.I.M.) is a Learning in Retirement movement that now meets a the Percy Bakker Community Center, on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. S.W.I.M. was formed in 1993 by seniors who wanted to keep their minds active and alert. We stand out in the movement because we don't depend on classes at the local college. S.W.I.M. creates its own programs or invites interesting speakers from the community.

Seniors with inquiring minds


Quilt Guild

Desert Winds Quilt Guild meets the first Tuesday of each month. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Come and learn how to make a quilt or teach others. Each meeting has lessons, a raffle, food, fun, and fellowship for all!


Garden Club

The Hesperia Garden Club is devoted to the development of all phases of gardening of fruits, vegetables, trees, and flowers. We are involved in the betterment and beautification of the community and the exchange of information and ideas with fellow gardeners. The Hesperia Garden Club has many activities scheduled throughout the year such as the Home and Garden Show, field trips, and presentations at our club meetings. Please join us for a meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except July/August) at 1:00 p.m.


Weekday Lunch

Barstow Senior Meals serves lunches for a voluntary donation of $3.00 for 60 years of age and over and a voluntary donation of $7.50 for 59 years of age and under. Meals are served Monday through Friday at 11:15 a.m. excluding the following holidays: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving (including the following Friday), Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Contact Barstow Senior Meals at (760) 256-5023 with any questions.

August 2022 Menu. Partial funding for this service has been provided by the County of San Bernardino DAAS through a grant award from the CA Department of Aging. Every meal is served with 1% low-fat milk. Monday, August 1st; beef patty with gravy, scalloped potatoes, corn, three bean salad, corn bread, raspberries. Tuesday, August 2nd; baked chicken, rice, broccoli, garden salad, wheat roll, apple. Wednesday, August 3rd; pork roast, mashed potatoes, carrots, green salad, wheat roll, strawberry shortcake. Thursday, August 4th; meatloaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed vegetables, wheat roll, peaches. Friday, August 5th; tuna casserole, broccoli, Caesar salad, wheat roll, fruit cocktail. Monday, August 8th; scrambled eggs, country fried potatoes, sausage, wheat toast, cantaloupe. Tuesday, August 9th; beef stroganoff, peas and carrots, garden salad, wheat roll, pears. Wednesday, August 10th; pot roast, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, garden salad, garden salad, wheat roll, banana pudding. Thursday, August 11th; Manicotti, zucchini, spinach salad, garlic cheese bread, mixed fruit. Friday, August 12th; chili mac, broccoli salad, wheat roll, apple pie. Monday, August 15th; chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, creamed corn, wheat roll, orange. Tuesday, August 16th; sweet and sour pork, brown rice, broccoli, carrot and raisin salad, peaches. Wednesday, August 17th; baked chicken, brown rice, cauliflower with cheese, wheat roll, peaches. Thursday, August 18th; chicken enchilada, rice, beans, corn, apple. Friday, August 19th; baked fish, scalloped potatoes, spinach, wheat roll, madarin oranges. Monday, August 22nd; chicken parmesan, green salad, garlic toast, orange. Tuesday, August 23rd; pork roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, spinach salad, wheat berry bread, apple. Wednesday, August 24th; turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, wheat roll, peach cobbler Thursday, August 25th; Fettuccini Alfredo with chicken, California blend, green salad, wheat roll, peaches. Friday, August 26th; meatloaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, wheat roll. mandarin oranges. Monday, August 29th; chicken fried streak, mashed potatoes, creamed corn, wheat roll, raspberry tart. Wednesday, August 31st; kielbasa, rice, broccoli salad, wheat bread, peaches. Lunch served 11:30- 12:30. Phone: (760)256-9111. Fax: (760)256-5004
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Quilts of Valor

The Victor Valley QOV meets every second Wednesday of each month, from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm.  the mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting and healing Quilts of Valor.  For more information please visit www.qovf.org.

Two women beside soldier who has just received a quilt of valor quilt

 

Bingo Flyer; Bingo Join the Fun! Foremost Retirement Resort offers BINGO n Mondays from 4:00 to 9:00 pm at 8854 Orange Street, Hesperia. Call (760) 244-5579 for more information. Hesperia Leisure League offers BINGO on Tuesdays at 12:00 pm and Saturdays at 5:00 pm at 9122 Third Avenue, Hesperia. Call (760) 244-3223 for more information. Both are open to the public.

 

San Bernardino County's Senior Assistance Program

Are you familiar with San Bernardino County's Senior Assistance Program? Older adults can visit the webpage http://hss.sbcounty.gov/daas/resources/nutrition.aspx for information on services such as meal deliveries and groceries in San Bernardino County. Please call (909) 891-3810 for more information on meal deliveries and more. 💛

 

Medicare Senior Assisted Living Program

Please click the links below for more information:

What are Your Long Term Care Rights Under Medicare?

Who is Eligible for Medicare Coverage of Long Term Care?

What Long Term Care Services Does Medicare Cover?

What Long Term Care Services Does Medicare Not Cover?

What are Your Options to Help Pay for Assisted Living?