Activities for Older Adults
29th Street C.A.N.
PO Box 12954
Tucson, AZ 85732-2954
The 29th Street C.A.N. is a member of the Neighbors Care Alliance (NCA) with Pima Council on Aging (PCOA), are volunteers helping older adults 60+ or disabled adults who live in the 29th Street service area. Free neighborly services include transportation, socialization, and possibly more. Please call for more information on volunteering.
Ajo Community Center
Ajo Community Health Center
290 W. 5th St.
Ajo, AZ 85321
(520) 387-5040Fax: (520) 387-6758
Pima Council On Aging and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested
Alana's Art Cart
Alana's Art Cart brings customized visual art projects to your location (private home or assisted living care home.) Projects are geared toward older adults with special needs. The projects are individualized and adapted to physical and cognitive challenges.
Individual art coaching in your home: $35 for 60 - 75-minute session (Caregiver may participate at no extra charge); plus some art supplies
Small Collaborative Art Group (Assisted Living & Memory Care Home): $90 for a 90-minute session; plus art supplies
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) in Tucson
(888) 687-2277 | (877) 342-2277 Spanishhttp://aarp.org/tucson
The local AARP office offers a variety of educational and social activities throughout the year. Call for class listings and registration information.
Arivaca Community Center
Pima County Parks and Recreation Centers
16012 Universal Ranch Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85601
The Arivaca Senior Program arranges an educational trip each month. There is a cost except for lunch and admission to parks or facilities.
There is a cost for lunch and admission to parks or facilities.
Arivaca Coordinating Council/ Human Resource Group
17252 W. 5th St.
Arivaca, AZ 85601
(520) 398-2771Fax: (520) 398-9788
Arivaca Coordinating Council/ Human Resource Group (often shortened to Arivaca Human Resource) provides the town of Arivaca with many services such as daily nutritious meals for qualifying individuals, emergency food packages, twice a month transportation services, and access to energy assistance. Meals are served on-site at our office, or by home delivery. Pre-registration is required. Arivaca Human Resource also provides referral services for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Funds can be used to pay for current or past month’s electric or gas bill, as well as late fees and reconnects fees. Water payment assistance is available between May and October. You may only receive help through this agency once per year for financial support. To receive assistance, call for an appointment.
Mon-Thur 8am - 4pm. Fri 8am - 2pm
Hot Meals, on-location pick up or home delivery: Free, application required
Emergency food package, available twice a month: Free, Application required
LIHEAP referral: Free, long application process
Clothing store: All items $0.50
Book Shelves: Books are free
Twice a month transportation service from Arivaca to Green Valley: $5 donation suggested, not required.
Arizona Talking Book Library
1030 N. 32nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 255-5578Fax: (602) 286-0444
Arizona Talking Book Library provides audio and braille book and magazine downloads, audiobooks, and magazines on the cartridge, books, and magazines in printed braille, movies with audio descriptions, and loans of specialized equipment to play audiobooks. Library materials sent through postage-free mail. The library also provides access to NFB Newsline and over 500 newspapers and magazines by phone and online. Go to https://azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks/apply for information on eligibility and a link to an application.
M - F 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM by phone (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on-site)
Armory Park Senior Center
220 S. 5th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
PCOA and Armory Park Senior Center provides meals for adults 60 and older. Meals are served between 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM M - F. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs as well as providing a wide range of activities, including games, crafts, dancing, clubs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center staff for more information. Armory Park Senior Center also offers food boxes provided by the Tucson Community Food Bank on the 4th Wednesday of each month 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
M - W 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Th - S 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
A suggested donation of $2.00 is requested.
Beat Cancer Boot Camp
Beat Cancer Boot Camp provides a physical support group for all cancer survivors and those that love them. They offer fitness classes, mentoring, and education.
Casa Community Center
Congregate and Community Meal Programs
780 S. Park Centre Ave.
Green Valley, AZ 85614
(520) 393-6814 | (520) 625-2273 | 6814https://posadalife.org/community-services/casa-community-services/
PCOA and various dedicated community partners provide meals served at lunch sites to older adults who are 60 and older. In addition to meals, the center offers recreational, educational, and healthy living programs. You must register in advance to attend. Call the center manager for more information or to register.
A suggested donation of $2.00-$3.00 is requested