Senior Resources

Senior Nutrition Services
Senior Nutrition Services provides a daily lunch meal to the elderly at congregate meal sites and the home delivered Meals On Wheels Program. The mission of Senior Nutrition Services and its Meals on Wheels program is to support and maintain the independence and dignity of older persons in their homes and communities and to prevent their premature institutionalization through the provision of a nutritious mid-day meal 5 days a week.

City Housing Services
The city has several housing-related programs and services that may be helpful to senior residents. Visit the city's Housing and Grants Division webpage for more information.

Senior Volunteer Programs
Senior Volunteer Programs recruits, trains, and places senior volunteers in placements that utilize their skills and abilities to serve others in the community. The program's goal is to provide quality services and volunteer opportunities that support the independence of seniors through a variety of programs designed to meet the multiple and varying needs of this population.

Sacramento County Adult & Aging Commission
The Sacramento County Adult and Agency Commission seeks to advise the County Board of Supervisors on matters relating to dependent and older adults through its roles as advocate, systems oversight body and a voice in the community. The Adult and Aging Commission sponsors several special events throughout the year for seniors.

A Profile of Older Adults in Sacramento County is a comprehensive look at the life experience of residents age 60+ in our community and provides a data baseline as we prepare for this huge demographic shift.

Area 4 Agency on Aging
Area 4 Agency on Aging (A4AA) is an agency dedicated to planning and providing senior services to 7 counties in California. The agency is funded under the Older Americans Act. A4AA seeks to provide a comprehensive and coordinated system of services for persons 60 years of age and over. A4AA is in a Joint Powers Agreement with the counties of:
  • Nevada
  • Placer
  • Sacramento
  • Sierra
  • Sutter
  • Yolo
  • Yuba
Senior Health Fair
In May 2008, the Sylvan Old Auburn Road Neighborhood Association (SOAR) organized the 1st Senior Health Fair for the Citrus Heights community. The event featured exhibits, entertainment, and lectures all dedicated to senior issues and concerns. The program featured presentations including:
  • Senior health experts in ophthalmology discussing cataracts and other senior eye concerns
  • Experts in orthopedic issues discussing issues such as joint replacements
  • Dietary experts discussing concerns regarding senior nutrition issues