Senior Center

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Introduction:

Seniors meet at this special place to enjoy eating together, crafts, games, computers, billiards, television and many other activities. A hot meal is served at noon five days a week and home delivered meals are available for those who are eligible. Field trips and dances with live music are planned throughout the year. Download the Sandoval County Senior Program for Corrales Here.

The Senior Program serves seniors, age 60+ throughout the county in centers located in Placitas, Pena Blanca, Bernalillo, Jemez Valley, Cuba, Corrales, and Rio Rancho. The program goal is to secure and maintain the independence of county residents age 60+. All seniors are invited to visit any center, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 5:00 pm to join in activities and lead them, as well. Services are free, though donations are requested to help cover the costs of program operations.

The Corrales Senior Center, located at 4324A Corrales Road, is funded by the Sandoval County Commission and the New Mexico Department of Aging and Long Term Services Non Metro Area Agency on Aging. All services are available to any senior 60 years of age or older and their spouse. While there is no fee required for participation at the Center, donations are accepted.

We have a suggested donation of $1.50 for each meal and $2.00 for transportation. No one is ever refused service if they do not donate. All donations are put back in to the Senior Program services.

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Activities:

senior-patioActivities vary day by day; download the June monthly Activity Calendar.

Activities include exercise classes, yoga, line dancing, Latin Dance/Salsa dancing and aerobics. Other activities include bingo, board games, ceramics, arts and crafts, billiards, music and Computer and Spanish classes. Activities may vary month to month. The center also celebrates special events; holiday parties, Birthday socials, dances and informal presentations.

  • Ceramics class on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Morning Aerobics every Tuesday and Thursday
  • Yoga on Wednesday mornings
  • Bingo on Monday, Tuesday and Friday
  • Computer class Wednesday mornings
  • Open gym-equipment daily
  • Latin Dance (salsa) Wednesday afternoons
  • Spanish class Tuesday and Thursday
  • Pool table available daily

Frail & Elderly Program:

Sandoval County Senior Program also has a Volunteer Program and a Frail & Elderly Program. The Volunteer Program includes Senior Companions, Foster Grandparents, Senior Employment Program and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. If you would like more information on any of these programs you can contact Ms. Nikki Holm, Volunteer Coordinator at 404-4758.

The Frail & Elderly Program provides homemaker services, 2 hours per week for eligible individuals, case management services and respite services for caregivers. Download More Info Here.

Meals:

Meals are served Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $1.50 for each meal. The meals are well balanced, nutritional and a great opportunity to meet and spend time visiting with friends and neighbors. If an individual requests a homebound meal, the Center staff will do a State required assessment to determine if they meet the homebound criteria. Those meals are also provided Monday through Friday. The June menu is available for download. The mealsite is at the Meadowlark Senior Center. Sandoval County provides the meals and the City of Rio Rancho operates the daily activities.

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Retired Senior Volunteer Program:

The Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and the Senior Companion Program (SCP) provide volunteering opportunities for seniors. RSVP places seniors in locations throughout the county, assisting in libraries, working with children, or helping at seniors centers.

Transportation:

Transportation to and from the Center can be arranged by contacting the Center at 897-3818. Transportation to medical appointments, shopping, banks, etc. can be arranged through the Center although it may be provided by the Sandoval County Senior Transportation Program housed in the Senior Administration Office. They can be reached at 934-8774.

Contact


Phone: 505-897-3818
Fax: 505-897-7679
Mailing Address:
4324 Corrales Road
Corrales, NM 87048
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