Senior Services

Senior Services

The Brea Senior Center offers a variety of services to support seniors.

Case Management Services

Case Management is dedicated to the achievement of successful aging through advocacy, assessment, resource facilitation, and resource management of service/program options to meet your health and wellness needs. Home visits and telephone calls are provided in order to assess and reassess needs to determine the appropriate community resources for you or your loved ones, such as transportation programs, home delivered meals, friendly visitor programs, and utility discount programs to name a few!  Courtesy home safety assessments may be conducted, as well as recommendations of assistive devices to help individuals live safely and independently at home. Based on one’s income and on available program funding, assistive devices/medical durable equipment may be purchased by the program to help the client sustain the abilities to accomplish basic and instrumental activities of daily living. Eligibility to be a Case Management client: Brea resident, 60+ years of age, and client consent.  

Equipment Lending

The Mobility Equipment Lending program enables Brea residents to borrow assistive devices for older adults in the community—Free of charge. Devices include, but may not be limited to: walkers, canes, wheelchairs, transporters, raised toilet seats, commodes, grab bars, bedside assist rails, and more. These items are donated, therefore most have been used. Eligibility Criteria: 60+ years of age and Brea residency. Signature on the Brea Senior Center Loan Form is required.

General Referrals

Information is available for various organizations and services provided for seniors.

Gift Shop

Open Monday through Friday
9 - 11:30 a.m.
The gift shop has a large assortment of quality items available at bargain prices, including: jewelry, stuffed animals, wicker baskets, assorted handcrafted items, and lovely gift items. Donated items gratefully accepted during gift shop hours.

Legal Aid

4th Thursday of Each Month
12 - 3 p.m.
Appointment Required.
Free legal assistance is available to seniors (60 years and older) who reside in Orange County. Call 714-990-7750 to schedule your appointment today.

Medicare & Health Insurance Assistance

2nd & 4th Wednesday of Each Month
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Appointment Required
This service benefits anyone who has questions or needs assistance regarding Medicare, HMO's and secondary or long-term care insurance. Provided by Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program.

Nutrition
There are several nutrition programs in place to make sure Brea seniors have access to healthy, nutritious, and delicious meals. From enjoying a leisurely meal at the Senior Center with friends or taking home a freshly prepared salad to stocking up on grocery items, we have your covered. Explore your options.

Shopping Trip

First and third Mondays - 12:30 p.m.
First and third Tuesdays - 10:45 a.m.
Every Wednesday - 12:30 p.m.
The Brea Shuttle provides free transportation for Brea residents to Ralphs, Rite-Aid, Target, Vons, Wal-Mart, Sprouts, Albertsons, the 99 Cent Store, local banks, and the Brea Mall on the first and third Monday, the first and third Tuesday, and every Wednesdays. Restrictions apply, call 714-990-7754 to register.

Transportation
Getting around Brea can be easier than you think, just leave the driving to us! The City of Brea currently offers a shuttle transportation option and taxi option for various needs. Learn more.