Senior Centers

Chandler Senior Center

The Chandler Senior Center has suspended  all activities and classes. From Monday, March 16th until further notice in an attempt to flatten the curve to contain the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus.

Meals have shifted to drive-thru or delivery only. Drive-thru meals can be picked up between 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM at the Chandler Senior Center.

For additional questions on AZCEND programs, please contact our Outreach Specialist at 480-503-6061.

Gilbert Senior Center Suspends Classes, Moves to Drive-Through Meal Service until further notice

The Gilbert Senior Center has decided to suspend all activities, including classes and congregate meals, from Monday, March 16th  until further notice  in an attempt to flatten the curve to contain the spread of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus.

The Gilbert Senior Center will remain open and move all meal services to a drive-through or delivery option. Please call (480) 503-6059 or (480) 503-6061 to make a reservation and leave a message if no one is available to answer your call. Meals will be available for pickup from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM, Monday-Friday.

All senior recreation classes and activities at the Gilbert Community Center have been temporarily suspended until further notice.

AZCEND and Gilbert, Arizona feel it is our responsibility to prioritize the health of Gilbert’s residents and employees, especially those who are high-risk for contracting this virus. We are working with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health and the Arizona Department of Health Services for information and protocols and will continue to provide updates as the situation evolves.

For the most current information on Gilbert’s response to COVID-19, visit Gilbert’s Newsroom.

For additional questions on AZCEND programs, please contact Senior Program Manager Kelly Delgado at Kelly@AZCEND.org or call (480) 782-2721. For information on the Gilbert Community Center, email recreation@gilbertaz.gov or call (480) 503-6200.

AZCEND provides the senior nutrition program at both the Gilbert and Chandler Senior Centers. Both Senior Centers provide hours of camaraderie, intellectual stimulation and nutritious meals. In addition to serving a hot meal, both centers offer an array of activities, outings, workshops, classes, medical programs, transportation, referrals, and volunteer opportunities.

Senior Meals and Activities

If you would like more information about how you can benefit from senior meals and activities, request more information below, or click on one of the following links to find out meal times and menus:

Click here for the Chandler Senior Center Events Calendar and Lunch Menu
Click here for the Gilbert Senior Center Events Calendar and Lunch Menu

Meals at the Gilbert Senior Center are served from 11:15 am to 1:00 pm; M-F. Meals at the Chandler Senior Center are served at 11:30 am only with a suggested check in time of 11:00 am; M-F. The suggested contribution for those 60 and above and those under 60 with disabilities is $3.50. All other participants, the cost is $5.00.

Seniors and those under 60 with disabilities are required to fill out participant forms on an annual basis. You will receive a form on your first visit to the either senior center.

Click Below For Payment Portals:

Senior Activities payment

Senior Meals Payment

On-site Meals

  • On-site nutritious meals
  • Opportunities for social interactions to combat loneliness and isolation

Home Delivered Meals

  • Meal delivery to the homes of frail, elderly, disabled and otherwise home-bound persons.
  • Wellness checks to ensure safety and well-being. Our monitors report tasks, such as changing a light bulb that the client cannot reach, to advising family members or case managers of the need for medical attention.
  • To schedule or coordinate a Home Delivered Meal, call 480-503-6058 or email caroline@azcend.org.

 

Activities

There are over 840 activities provided each year, including:

  • Zumba
  • BINGO
  • Restaurant Outings
  • Tai Chi

For additional questions on AZCEND programs, please contact Senior Program Manager Kelly Delgado at Kelly@AZCEND.org or call (480) 782-2721.

Contact and Directions

Chandler Senior Center
202 E. Boston St.
Chandler, AZ 85225
(480) 782-2721

Gilbert Senior Center
130 N. Oak St.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
(480)503-6061