Senior Services


WELCOME TO SENIOR SERVICES

SERVING SENIORS IN WASHOE COUNTY FOR OVER 40 YEARS


 
As of May 3, 2021, the Washoe County Human Services Agency (HSA) Senior Services Division is excited to reopen to the public at 50 percent capacity*! Senior Services will be following COVID-19 mitigation efforts, under the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and local and state government. 
 
The following will be open as of May 3rd:
  • The Reno Senior Center (1155 E. 9th Street), and the Sparks Senior Center (97 Richards Way), will be open to the public providing essential services and congregate meal service – 8 a.m. to 4:30p.m.
  • Congregate meal sites, located at the Sun Valley Senior Center, Lazy 5 Regional Park, and Cold Springs Community Center will be open to the public on a reduced schedule.  Hours vary by site.
  • In-room dining will be available at all Washoe County meal site locations on a first come, first serve basis.
  • To-go meals will continue to be available at all Washoe County meal site locations.
  • Daybreak (Adult Day Health Care), will resume operations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

*Occupancy rates vary by location

 
May is Older Americans Month and we could not be more excited to welcome our seniors back to our facilities in the month of May!  Please visit the Older Americans Month page and our Washoe County Television YouTube Channel for a list of events and videos!

 



For more information about COVID-19, please head to the Regional Information Center’s website 


COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Press Release: Click here
Vaccine request form: Click here


 

Welcome to Washoe County Senior Services! Our vision is “Living Well. Aging Well.” We are here to support you and your families as you get older. You are not alone! Washoe County is one of the fastest aging communities in the United States, Senior Services is committed to helping you get connected, prepared and staying informed.

Washoe County Senior Services is the designated Community Focal Point for all of Washoe County, which means, when it comes to aging issues, we are your starting point. If you are a senior, spouse, son or daughter, caregiver, student, or a friend, there is something here that will help you many times in your lifetime. 

  • Do you want to find the nearest senior center and the schedule of activities?
  • Do you have questions about health or long term care?
  • How do you prepare financially for getting older? When should you start?
  • Do you need information regarding housing and care options for you or your loved one?                                                            
  • Are you looking for information for services such as “Meals on Wheels” or medication management?
  • Do you need assistance with understanding Medicare, Medicaid or Veteran’s Benefits?                                                                                                                                                                                

Washoe County Senior Services is part of an interconnected service community that is committed to building a higher quality of life for all residents, regardless of age. In doing so, we offer direct and indirect services including senior centers throughout the community, “Meals on Wheels”, legal services, case management, outreach, and an adult day health program. 

Finally, Senior Services seeks to be the regional leader in preparing our community as it ages. The Department’s Master Plan for Aging Services is the roadmap, which will guide the enhancement and development of Washoe County’s senior programs and services. 

If you need additional information or have questions, please contact Washoe County Senior Services at 775.328.2575 or email sr_info@washoecounty.us.

Let us know how we can assist you!

 

ABBY WILLRICH, SENIOR SERVICES COORDINATOR

WASHOE COUNTY HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
1155 E. 9TH STREET
RENO, NV 89512
775.328.2575
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