Seniors living in Whittier real estate area feel the love. Embraced by thei community, the needs of residents in their golden years are met by the Whittier Senior Center and the Parnell Park Senior Center. Providing a vast array of services, those over 55 can take part in all programs with just a $3 annual membership.

Health screenings and fitness classes keep folks young and feeling free. Multiple health screenings take preventive care to a new level. Blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure checks keep an eye on potential problems. Pet therapy, legal counseling and grief counseling services fulfill member's needs. Chair fitness appeals to those who are not as steady on their feet and is held multiple times a week. Others stay in shape with the walking group. Students in the Tai Chi class impress many with their moves. Energy is high during Zumba Fitness Gold and pairs kick up their heels during Square Dancing.

Seniors Embrace Adventure Near Whittier Homes

At these social hubs, daily events fill the calendar. Meal programs provide hot lunches for seniors. Hobbies are embraced with arts and craft classes, technology tutoring and creative writing. Weekly and monthly events are eagerly looked forward to. Plots thicken and characters with quirks are discussed in the book club. Wishes are made as birthdays are celebrated each fourth Friday of the month. Cards are shuffled and strategies planned in canasta, bridge and chess clubs. Movie nights feature classic films and more modern flicks. Frequent field trips encourage adventurous spirits and include museum trips and hiking treks.

Stay active and healthy for all of your life. Located conveniently close to Whittier homes, the Whittier Senior Center is found at 13225 Walnut Avenue, and the Parnell Park Senior Center at 15390 Lambert Road. Both facilities are open seven days a week. For more information on Senior programs in the Whittier real estate region please call 562.567.9470.