Health & Informational Programs
In addition to classes and other activities, the Dublin Senior Center also provides a variety of free local services to seniors throughout the year. These include:
Diabetes Support Group
Find out how to better manage diabetes, monitor blood sugar, and enjoy favorite foods. The course is offered by the Alameda County Public Health Department and meets on the first Tuesday of the month.
Health, Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP)
A representative from the Health, Insurance Counseling & Advocacy Program (HICAP) will provide free assistance with Medicare benefits, Medicare supplements, HMOs, nursing home insurance, and other health insurance to help seniors understand their health care coverage. Appointments are usually offered on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month. The first appointment begins at 12:30 p.m. Appointments take approximately one hour.
Senior Health Screening & Foot Care
Free senior health screenings are offered quarterly by the Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley for Alameda County residents. Services offered during the screenings include: blood test, diabetes test, foot care ($20 donation) by appointment, health education services, hearing test, hemoccult test, medication review, nutritional counseling, total cholesterol test, and urine test. Donations gratefully accepted. Foot care is available by appointment. All other services are available until 11:30 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please contact the Dublin Senior Center to register for these programs.
Additional Services and Resources
Senior Center Library
The Dublin Senior Center has its own library, thanks to the donations of our seniors. You may borrow and return a book at any time.
We gladly accept donations of gently-used books, puzzles, magazines, audio books and DVDs for our library. We accept books that are five years old or newer, and magazines published within the past three months. Unused books are donated to the Friends of the Dublin Library. Bring your donated books to the office for processing.
Two computers are available for public use for free on a first-come, first-served basis. Please sign in to use the computers at the front desk. When there is a higher demand, computers may be used for a limited amount of time.
The Dublin Senior Center offers free, unlimited access to the Internet. Ask the front desk receptionist to get you started.