Veterans Memorial Senior
Center (VMSC) Information
We welcome everyone to join us and discover Redwood
City’s best kept secret… Veterans Memorial Senior Center!
The Veterans Memorial Senior Center is dedicated to the health
and wellness of older adults by enhancing body, mind and spirit.
Our commitment is to create quality programs in partnership with
older adults in order to maintain active healthy lifestyles and
preserve quality of life. At the Center, you may enjoy a variety
of programs and utilize the many different services that are available.
Senior Services: Knowledgeable and compassioned
staff provide a variety of information and resources in the areas
of health & wellness, housing, legal, financial, caregiving
needs, transportation and in home services.
Nutrition Program: The chef and the kitchen staff
serve nutritious homemade meals Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 12 noon
for a very reasonable fee of $5.00. People come from all over the
Peninsula to dine in our friendly atmosphere or to take food home.
Additionally, we have a frozen food program for people who need
meals on a more frequent schedule.
Special events: Throughout the year, a variety
of gatherings are planned for socializing and fundraising purposes.
Professional local artists and musicians collaborate with the center
staff to offer wonderful quality events filled with pleasure and
surprises for our community members.
Classes: People will find classes and programs
that satisfy very diverse interests and tastes. Individuals may
choose from an assortment of classes that are interactive, educational,
recreational and focused on a variety of topics such as: computers,
nutrition, health, fitness, art, music, and dancing.
Arbor Gift Shop: You won’t leave empty handed
when shopping at the Arbor. There is a great collection of handcrafted
items and quality merchandise including beautiful baby blankets,
afghans and toys. Lovely cabinets are filled with crystal, jewelry
and pretty gift items. Finally, don’t forget there are wonderful
greeting cards for all occasions.
Volunteer Program: The center is an excellent
example of a volunteer model. Over 400 volunteers work with staff
to offer all of these exciting and positive programs, classes and
Facility Rentals/Meeting Rooms: The senior center
facility has several rooms at affordable rates for small or large
meeting and social gatherings. Catering services are available.
Come and have a tour led by our dedicated volunteers. There is
no membership fee at the center; many classes are free or at a very
affordable fee. We are not able to list all the programs and classes
available for our patrons, but we are positive that you will find
something that you will enjoy doing.
Isn’t today a wonderful time to visit the
Veterans Memorial Senior Center since we have many exciting programs
and events on the way?
VSMC Activities Chart (link)