FREE $25.00 MST GoCARD & Day Passes!

MST and Area Agency on Aging have reinitiated their “Free Bus Pass for Seniors” Program.  

How is works is anyone who is wanting to learn how to ride on MST’s fixed-route buses and is 60-years or older is eligible!  All you have to do is connect with Mobility Specialist Lesley van Dalen.  

Dalen will provide one-on-one travel training, covering all aspects of public transportation until you are able to demonstrate safe and independent travel skills.  

Upon completion of your travel training, you will receive a FREE MST GoCard with $25.00! 

 

Contact Info:

Travel Training Program: 831.264.5886

Direct Telephone: 831.296.8824


Email: lvandalen@mst.org

The Benefits Continue:

Leslie follows up with training graduates over the following 12-months.  As long as you are still traveling on MST’s fixed-route buses, you will receive FREE MST Day Passes!

 

Here is the incentive schedule:

  • 1-month (3-Day Passes);

  • 6-months (6-Day Passes); and

  • 12-months (9-Day Passes)

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Scam Protection Resource Guide

Birch Gold has put out an excellent resource to help protect you from the wave of financial scams.

Senior Lifestyle Offers Guide to Health and Wellness

Senior Lifestyle has published a guide on Health and Wellness and made it available for download on its website. Exercise and nutrition are essential parts of a healthy lifestyle throughout one’s life, and  as we age, our requirements are ever changing. A growing body of research illustrates how regular exercise is especially important for seniors, and how more seniors are opting for an active lifestyle instead of a sedentary one.

Have You Checked out the Friends of the Marina Library?

The Friends of the Marina Library want to help keep you connected. 

While there is a shut down due to covid, there are plenty of events online to keep you safe. Sign up for the newsletter to find out more.

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Santa Cruz Senior Without Limits Virtual Program Open to Marina Seniors

The Seniors Without Limits—a Santa Crus based virtual recreation program for seniors—. has partnered with Marina Recreation Department. Now, residents of Marina can participate in their virtual classes. To view the weekly calendar click here.

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SENIOR GUIDANCE.ORG

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

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Gentle Yoga Flow on Tuesdays

Monterey Bay Moves will present a gentle 30-min Yoga Flow every Tuesday at 12:05 PM on Zoom. The entire community is welcome.

 

Cultivate your sense of well-being by practicing a blend of traditional yoga poses and breath work at lunchtime. In this class, we will explore connecting our breath, mind, and body. All are welcome even if you have never done yoga before!

For any questions or additional
information, contact us at
info@montereybaymoves.com or
visit www.montereybaymoves.com

 

HTTPS://ZOOM.US/J/7995319746

Password: marina

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Senior Businesswoman

Senior Connect

Monterey County Behavioral Health hosts Senior Connect every Thursday at 11:00 AM from 2/11/2021 - 3/18/2021 on Zoom. There is no registration or fees. For Zoom link and more information visit their website.

SCAM PROTECTION

Birch Gold Group Scam Protection Resource Guide

LEGAL RESOURCES

Legal Resources and Considerations for Seniors and Persons with Special Needs Offered by Just Great Lawyers

COVID-19 RESOURCES

Covid 19 Resources For Older Adults is offered by the National Council on Aging

FALL PREVENTION

From Minor to Major: The Complete Guide to Home Modifications to Prevent Seniors From Falling

Solitare

Play Classic Solitaire. Totally free. Right on your desktop.

Advance Health Care Planning Workshops

During COVID-19 Hospice Giving Foundation is offering free daily online Advance Health Care Planning workshops. Workshops will be offered M-W-F at noon; Tu-Th at 5:30 PM. In these interactive 45-minute sessions, workshop attendees will learn how to access, complete and formalize their wishes using an Advance Health Care Directive.

Updated NEWS

Governor Newsom announced  a meal delivery program for senior citizens in California.

 

The program provides three nutritious meals a day to senior citizens at home. All meals are to be prapared by local restaturants using only locally produce foods. 

Califonia's Governor Gavin Newsom has created a hotline for Seniors to call in questions or concerns. The number is provided below:

1-833-544-2374

Click here to read about it

California For All Information Guide on COVID-19

Governor’s Office, the California Department of Aging, and AARP CA partnered to launch the California For All resource card, a FREE, one-stop information guide.

The resource card is a centerpiece of the “Stay Home. Save Lives. Check In.” campaign, which urges all Californians to help combat social isolation and food insecurity by checking in on vulnerable neighbors with a call, a text, or a “physically-distanced” knock on the door.

 

The card is also available electronically, and it can be DOWNLOADED HERE.  A Spanish and Chinese language digital card will be available this week.

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We will get through this together.

Let us connect with eachother virtually in our forum. Discuss insecurities, post questions, post recipes for others to try. Let our community tranced over to the digital world. 

 

Remember: You are not alone.

 

Marina Sr. Association at a Glance

We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact on all of our pursuits.

Mission Statement

We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact on all of our pursuits.

​Here at Marina Senior Association, we are driven by a single goal; to do our part in making the world a better place for all. The Marina Senior Center is a fun, safe, healthy environment and affordable program where all seniors can participate. We offer a variety of recreational opportunities for the seniors of Marina and our surrounding communities.

 

The Marina Senior Center is open to adults ages 55 and up. Our doors open from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm on Monday through Friday. We are closed on weekends and holidays.

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a considered path to reduce stress and improve physical balance. 

Board Games & Coffee

Seniors play checkers, dominoes and possibly an assortment of card games.

Movie Trips

Visit our Community Center  in person for more information.

Our Services

Making A Difference

Contact Marina Senior Association

211 Hillcrest Ave, Marina, CA 93955

Phone: 831-884-1278

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