Reno Area Senior Services, Resources & Programs
Reno, Sparks, Washoe County, UNR, and the State of Nevada have numerous services and programs for our senior citizens.
Senior Connect Newsletter is a free monthly publication containing information about community events, programs, classes, and editorials of particular interest to community members age 55 and better. It is available online at City of Reno Senior Programs, and can be picked up at many Reno recreation facilities, including Northeast Community Center, Teglia's Paradise Park Activity Center, and the McKinley Arts & Culture Center. Stay current by reading your copy each month. For more information call (775) 657-4602.
Volunteer opportunities include assisting with monthly mailing, senior fairs, and special evens such as dances and the Sierra Nevada Senior Games. For more information on these programs, or if you are interested in volunteering, call (775) 657-4602 for more information.
Teglia's Paradise Park Activity Center
3925 Neil Road, Reno, NV
Evelym Mount Northeast Community Center
Washoe County Senior Services Center
City of Sparks Senior Programs are held at the Sparks Senior Citizens Center and offered through Washoe County Senior Services.
Washoe Senior Ride (WSR) - a program of discount vouchers ("Taxi Bucks") that can be used to pay part of taxi fares and tips. WSR is a service of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC).
Senior Discounts - Where the magic age to qualify for a variety of discounts is set depends on who you are dealing with. Check this article for some of the senior discounts available around Reno and Sparks.
May is Older Americans Month - In Reno, Sparks, and throughout Washoe County, May has numerous events and activities for senior citizens in recognition of Older Americans Month.
Senior Fest - This free annual event is held in September. Senior Fest features services and local businesses that cater to the needs of senior citizens in the Reno area.
Senior Center Community Library
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
Sanford Center for Aging
State of Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division
More Services for Reno Area Senior Citizens
Senioradvisor.com - The Senioradvisor website is an online resource for finding senior care facilities in the Reno / Sparks area, including assisted living, nursing homes, in-home care, Alzheimer's care, apartments, group living, and more. You can search the listings and read reviews from those who have utilized the services.
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