Senior Services

Getting help, finding fulfillment, giving back

Elder Programs in County Facilities

Don’t just sit there! Connect with other people. Find something to give, to like, to feel good about - healthy body, healthy mind! Get involved in many recreational, socialization and exercise programs offered throughout Orange County.

  • Senior Recreation Centers – Orange County Parks and Recreation has two beautiful locations that offer game rooms for fun, fitness equipment for workouts, and programs to help you stay healthy and active.
  • Community Centers – Orange County Community Action has seven community centers that host senior clubs that offer educational classes and comradery.
  • Neighborhood Center for Families – Orange County Citizens Commission for Children hosts thirteen neighborhood centers that offer programming tailored to the individual needs of each community.

Learn About Elder Resources

EVENTS AND PROGRAMMING

LIFE Information for Elders seminars

Learning about the aging network is easy! On the third Thursday of each month, the LIFE Information for Elders seminar series provides practical tips that help people find answers to questions they have about connecting with community resources, healthy living tips and staying active. Seminars are held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. at the Downtown Orlando Library, 101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando in the Albertson Room, which is located on the third floor.

Register for one class or the whole series - call 407-836-7446 or email officeonaging@ocfl.net.

The LIFE Information for Elders seminar series is always free and the first 50 people to RSVP receive a complimentary small lunch.

Spring 2022 Schedule

  • January 20 - Dementia Sensitivity
  • February 17 - Senior Helpers
  • March 17 - The Elder Law Center
  • April 21 - Community and Family Services Department, Community Action Division
  • May 19 - How to talk to your Doctor?
  • June 16 - Orange County Sheriff's Office Elder Services

Fall 2022 Schedule

  • July 21 - FL Center for Change
  • August 18 - Seniors Conquering Technology
  • September 17 - Celebrating Healthy Aging
  • October 20 - What Matters Most in Senior Living
  • November 17 - Alzheimer's Caregivers
  • December 17 - 1st Annual LIFE Information for Elder's End of the Year Celebration

SENIOR TV PROGRAMS (ORANGE TV & VISION TV)

Orange TV (Bright House 199/AT&T U-Verse 99/Comcast 9) offers the Vital Living Block dedicated to highlighting local services, resources and opportunities for older adults living in Central Florida. View the latest Vital Living Programs on-demand (over the internet) or watch the Vital Living Block on OTV’s Vision Channel (Bright House 198/AT&T U-Verse 99/Comcast 98).

Quick links to our Senior TV Programs listed by topic:

OFFICE AND COMMISSION
ON AGING

The Office on Aging, located within the Community Action Division, provides staff support to the Commission on Aging. The Commission on Aging identifies Orange County resources dedicated to older adults and works with local, state, and national partners to create an elder-friendly community. By promoting partnerships with organizations, identifying needed programs, and linking services to the citizens, the Commission's goal is to empower older adults to maintain their independence and quality of life within their home community.

Contact Us

For more information related to the Office on Aging and Commission on Aging, contact us at by phone at (407) 836-7446 or email at OfficeonAging@ocfl.net

All e-mail sent to this address becomes part of Orange County public record. Comments received by our e-mail subsystem can be read by anyone who requests that privilege. In compliance with "Government in the Sunshine" laws, Orange County Government must make available, at request, any and all information not deemed a threat to the security of law enforcement agencies and personnel.