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Services for Seniors in Monterey County.
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Assisted Living

  • Canterbury Woods
    Canterbury Woods is a retirement community at
    651 Sinex Avenue
    Pacific Grove, CA 93950
    They can be reached at (831) 373-3111.
    Includes Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, and rehabilitation services on site. There is also the option for medicare-approved skilled nursing. Scheduled transportation is available to medical appointments.
  • Carmelo Park
    Carmelo Park is located at
    966 Carmelo St
    Monterey, CA 93940.
    They can be reached at (831) 375-0665.
    Carmelo Park offers private or shared bedrooms.
  • Sunrise of Monterey
    Sunrise of Monterey is located at
    1110 Cass Street
    Monterey, CA 93940
    They can be reached at (831) 643-2400.
    Sunrise offers studios, private suites, one bedroom suites, and two bedroom suites.
    Services provided are assisted living, Alzheimer's and memory care, and short-term stays.
  • The Park Lane
    The Park Lane is located at
    200 Glenwood Circle
    Monterey, CA 93940.
    They can be reached at (831) 250-6159. Park Lane provides independent living, assisted living, and memory care.

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Senior Centers

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  • Sally Griffin Active Living Center - Pacific Grove
    The Sally Griffin Center has fitness classes, a Wednesday Produce Market program, technology training, and legal assistance for seniors. The Sally Griffin Center is located at 700 Jewell Avenue in Pacific Grove.
  • Scholze Park Center - Monterey
    The Sholze Park Center is located at the corner of Dickman and Lighthouse (280 Dickman Ave) in Monterey and has a variety of activities for adults and seniors. For more information, please call 646-3878.
  • Oldemeyer Center - Seaside
    The City of Seaside has Senior programs in the following areas: nutrition, leisure activities, excursion activities, taxi scrip, and information and referral.
  • Marina Senior Center
    The Marina Senior Center is located at 211 Hillcrest Ave, Marina 93933. There is a $20 annual fee for Marina residents, $30 for non-residents.
  • The Carmel Foundation
    The Carmel Foundation is located at the Southeast Corner of 8th and Lincoln in Carmel. It can be reached at (831) 624-1588. They provide low cost lunches to seniors four days a week, fifty affordable apartments for qualified seniors, day excursions to museums, plays, and shopping, and more.
  • Senior Programs - City of Salinas
    The City of Salinas Senior programs meet at the Firehouse at 1330 E. Alisal St. Salinas, CA Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Services provided range from
    senior lunch program, computer lab for seniors, Bingo, food donations, free tickets to the Salinas Air Show, free vouchers for the Rodeo, and Yoga. For more information, please call (831) 775-4286 or (831) 758-7306.
  • Leo Meyer Senior Center - King City
    Provides lunches, classes, legal aid, Alliance on Aging, and a lounge. The Leo Meyer Senior Center is at 415 Queen Street King City, 93930. It is open from 8:30 AM - 5 PM and can be reached at (831) 385-4562.
  • Prunedale Senior Center
    The Prunedale Senior Center is located at 8300A Prunedale North Rd, Prunedale, CA 93907. It can be reached by calling (831) 663-5023.
  • North County Recreation Center - Castroville
    Activities include card games, quilting, gym bowling, crafts, board games, bingo, and a place to meet with other seniors. Hot meals are provided every weekday for a minimal donation. Seniors also plan field trips to local attractions such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey County Fair, casino trips, shopping, and more. The North County Recreation Center is located at 11261 Crane Street Castroville, CA 95012. It can be reached by calling (831) 633-3084.

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Book Resources

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The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read - Daniel R. Solin
Call Number: 332.024/SOL
ISBN: 9780399535208
Publication Date: 2009-09-01

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Strength Training for Seniors: How to rewind your biological clock - Michael Fekete
Call Number: 613.7/FEK
ISBN: 9780897934787
Publication Date: 2006-06-13

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Is This Thing On? - Abby Stokes
Call Number: 004.16/STO
ISBN: 9780761168829
Publication Date: 2012-01-03

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Computers for Seniors for Dummies - Nancy C. Muir
Call Number: 004.16/MUI
ISBN: 9780470534830
Publication Date: 2009-10-19

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Social Security and Medicare - Lita Epstein; Lita, MBA Epstein
Call Number: 368/EPS
ISBN: 9781592575190
Publication Date: 2006-06-06

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The Senior Volunteer - Charles C. Sharpe
Call Number: 302.14/SHA
ISBN: 9780786421442
Publication Date: 2005-06-15

The Senior Driver's Guidebook - Ken D. Smith
Call Number: 629.283/SMI
ISBN: 0961799617
Publication Date: 1999-07-01

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The Joy of Retirement - David C. Borchard; Patricia A. Donohoe
Call Number: 646.7/BOR
ISBN: 9780814480564
Publication Date: 2008-05-07



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