A Department of Aging is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with providing assistance to elderly members of the community. Departments of Aging provide a number of services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of the elderly, including health and wellness programs, caregiver services, and elder abuse prevention. At the local level, Departments of Aging are involved in directly providing services, which can include cultural and recreational programming.
San Bernardino County Department of Aging 686 East Mill Street San Bernardino CA 92415 909-891-3900
A Senior Center is a local organization that provides programming and services for older members of the community. Senior Centers offer a variety of programming, including cultural and recreational events, classes on nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing, and technology assistance. Senior Centers also help area seniors access social services for the elderly by providing workshops on senior rights, access to Medicare, and transportation assistance.
Fifth Street Senior Center 600 West 5th Street San Bernardino CA 92410 909-384-5430
Perris Hill Senior Center 780 East 21st Street San Bernardino CA 92404 909-384-5436