Renton Senior Activity Center

Contact Information
The City of Renton Community Services Department provides a drop-in facility for adults age 50 and older. Our mission is to provide a focal point in our community for quality recreational, social, health, educational, and nutritional services. We offer a variety of activities that encourage fun,friendship, and socialization, in a warm, inviting atmosphere.

We invite you to come in and see what we have to offer. We do not provide respite adult day care or services that would normally be provided by a trained attendant, nurse, or personal caregiver.


Hearing Loss Association of America

This group helps inform, educate and support individuals with hearing loss and meets the second Friday of the month at 12:15 p.m.

Free Legal Services

Free legal information is available to adults 50 years and older on these topics:

  • Living Trust
  • Will Guidance (not preparation)
  • Durable Power of Attorney
  • Health Care Directives
  • Medicaid qualification
  • Real Estate
  • Landlord/Tenant Concerns
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Accidents

Visits are limited to one per calendar year. Half-hour consultation appointments are available. The local Law Office of Dan Kellogg provides this free service.

Call the Renton Senior Activity Center for an appointment on the first working day of the month.

Nutrition/Lunch Program

The Congregate Hot Lunch Program provides seniors a nutritious meal in a group setting, encouraging socializing, and reducing isolation.

The hot meals are prepared on site, provide 1/3 of the daily nutritional needs and served at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.

There is a suggested donation of $4 for eligible seniors 60 years and older to help the cost. Meals are provided by Sound Generations.

For non-eligible seniors under the age of 60, a charge of $10 will apply. No eligible senior 60 and older, who is unable to donate, will be denied a meal.

The dining room opens at 10:30 a.m. for ticket sales and seating. Groups of eight or more must make a reservation with the site coordinator two weeks prior.

Contact the site coordinator, 425-430-1128, for information or reservations. The nutrition office is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Volunteers are always needed. Please contact Charles Turner for information, 425-254-1128.

Facility Rental

The Renton Senior Activity Center sits on the bank of the Cedar River and offers a banquet room with a view.

Hardwood floors, elegant stage, outside patio, and fountain, make this facility an ideal venue. Friday rentals are available after 5 p.m. only.

Call 425-430-6633 for more information.

Rates

  • Friday (5 hour minimum)
  • Residents: $650. Non-residents: $750
  • Saturday (10 hour minimum)
  • Residents: $1,300. Non-residents: $1,500
  • Additional Hours
  • Residents: $130/hour
  • Non-residents: $150/hour

There is a security deposit of $550 for all events

Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisor

Understanding insurance benefits can be difficult. A trained volunteer from SHIBA will meet privately to answer questions in the area of Medicare (billing procedures), Medicare Part D, health insurance and long-term care insurance.

Call the Renton Senior Activity Center, 425-430-6633 on the first working day of the month for an appointment.

Transportation Service

King County Metro Orca Card

Senior citizens 65 years or older can purchase a Regional Reduced Fare Permit that is combined with an ORCA card.

ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Paratransit Program

This program is for individuals who have a disability which prevents them from using a lift equipped Metro bus. There is no income limit. People registered under ADA Paratransit can use ACCESS transportation van service in all areas, on days and times Metro buses operate. Riders can bring a personal care attendant, if they are unable to use ACCESS transportation alone. They can also bring at least one friend on any trip.

Reservations for ACCESS transportation van service can be made up to one week in advance by calling 206-205-5000.

Volunteer Transportation for Seniors

Qualified volunteer drivers provide rides to medical appointments and other essential services. To qualify for transportation, you need to be 60 years or older, a King County resident and have no other transportation options available.

For information, call Volunteer Transportation for Seniors at 206-448-5740 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Hyde Shuttle

The Hyde Shuttle is a free van service for senior citizens 55 and older and people with disabilities. Need to go shopping? Want to visit the senior center? Have a doctors appointment? Call 206-727-6262.

Volunteers

Senior volunteers have dedicated themselves to providing valuable service to others. The Renton Senior Activity Center relies on volunteers who help make the center the special place it has become.

To volunteer, please call Lisa Wivag at 425-430-6638

Widowed Information & Consultation Services (WICS)

Grieving and recovering individuals often find comfort in talking with others who have had a similar experience. WICS groups are a place where men and women can share their feelings and concerns. The group meets every Wednesday afternoon.

Golden Opportunities

October - December 2018
Program Registration
Lunch Menu - October
Lunch Menu - November

Monday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m
Saturday: closed
Sunday: closed

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