Tama County Senior Center

Find Tama County Iowa senior centers. Senior centers provide information on senior citizens' benefits, services, activities, housing, and retirement centers in an area.

Toledo Senior Center 103 South Church Street Toledo IA 52342 641-484-3839

About Tama County Senior Centers

A Tama County Senior Center is a community center providing a wide range of programs and services that are oriented to the needs and interests of older people in Tama County, Iowa. Senior Center may be a facility dedicated specifically for Senior Center programming, or may be part of a larger Tama County community center that offers programming for all age groups as well as seniors. Senior Center programming includes recreational and leisure programs, human services, health and wellness programs, classes and other learning opportunities, and cultural programs.

Contact Senior Centers for questions about:
  • Tama County senior programs
  • Senior recreation and activities
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Tama County senior meal programs
  • Eligibility and membership
Tama County Senior Recreation Centers

A variety of recreational and leisure programs may be offered at Tama County Senior Citizen Centers. Outdoor sports, such as bocce, pickleball and tennis, may be offered in a league format or on a casual basis. Indoor games, including cards, bingo, pool and table games are also popular offerings. Senior Centers in Tama County, Iowa often host performances and book readings, and organize dances, parties and other special events. Tama County Senior Centers may also offer bus trips to performances, sporting events, and tours of special attractions.

Senior Health & Wellness Programs

Exercise and fitness classes, such as aerobics, Zumba, yoga and Tai Chi are common offerings among Tama County Senior Centers. Other health and wellness programs include blood pressure, glucose and other health screenings, wellness seminars, and consultations by Tama County health care providers. Senior Citizen Centers often coordinate health self-management programs which help people with certain conditions to manage their symptoms and effectively communicate with their doctors.

Senior Meal Programs in Tama County, IA

Senior Centers offer reduced cost or no cost meal programs and may also be responsible for managing the local Tama County Meals-on-Wheels program. Senior Centers have some capability for Tama County social service case management or for making referrals to other Tama County agencies for clients in need of human services or mental health services.

Senior Education Programs

Senior Centers offer learning opportunities across many subject areas for older adults in Tama County. Topics range from money management, nutrition and self-defense to subjects of personal interest, such as art and music. Tama County Senior Centers may also have computer labs and offer training in computer skills and use of social media, as well as making the labs available for personal use. The centers also often provide instruction on how to spot and avoid scams that target seniors in Tama County, Iowa.