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It’s extremely important for seniors to remain as active as possible for both their physical and mental well-being. However, people often don’t know where to start looking for activities for their aging parents to participate in. Thankfully, though, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to activities for senior citizens. We’ve compiled a list of all the senior centers and programs in and around Westlake Village so you can quickly and easily find the perfect place for your loved one.

The Goebel Senior Center
1385 E Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks; (805) 381-2744
Located in Thousand Oaks, this center is primarily for those ages 50 and up and has no membership dues. They offer classes, sports and exercise, arts and crafts, support groups, and even travel opportunities. Many of their classes are free!

The Simi Valley Senior Center
3900 Avenida Simi; (805) 583-6363
This 22,000-square-foot learning and enrichment center provides exercise and health classes, meal programs, support groups, computer classes, social services, and much more.

The Pleasant Valley Senior Center
1605 E Burnley St, Camarillo; (805) 482-4881
This center is open Monday-Friday from 9AM to 4PM and offers many different recreation and leisure programs, a meal site for ages 60 and up, and social services.

City of Oxnard Recreation and Community Services
The City of Oxnard has three different senior centers: The Wilson Senior Center at 350 North C St, The South Oxnard Senior Center at 200 E Bard Rd, and Colonia Senior Center at 126-B Amelia Ct. Visit the Recreation and Community Services website for more information on what each of these centers has to offer.

The Moorpark Active Adult Center
799 Moorpark Ave; (805) 517-6261
This center is open Monday-Friday from 8AM to 4PM, and besides offering classes and programs for seniors, they also offer home-delivered meals to local residents who are at least 60.

The City of Agoura Hills Recreation Center
30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd; (818) 597-7366
The recreation center offers seniors ages 50 and up fitness, social, and educational events.

The City of Ventura Senior Services
550 N Ventura Ave; (805) 648-2829
Social, recreational, and health and fitness programs, plus computer and other educational classes, are offered to seniors 50 and up. Other special events and travel opportunities are offered through one of their satellite offices.

Ventura’s Senior Lunch Program
(805) 648-3035
Every Monday-Friday from 11:30AM to 1PM, two cafes offer lunches for $3 for those 60 and up, or $5 for everyone else. You’ll get a hot entrée with vegetables and fruit. The Eastside Café is located at 650 Petit Ave, and the Westside Café is at 550 N Ventura Ave.

The Santa Paula Senior Center
530 W Main St; (805) 933-4272
This center offers a variety of classes, meal programs, and card games to seniors.

The City of Fillmore Senior Center
535 Santa Clara Ave; (805) 524-4533
This center is open from 8AM to 1PM, Monday-Friday, and offers classes, activities, meals, and games for seniors.

The Orvene S. Carpenter Community Center
550 Park Ave, Port Hueneme; (805) 986-6542
Open Monday-Friday, 8:30AM-5PM, this center offers classes to seniors as well as meals through the city’s Senior Nutrition Program.

The Little House Multipurpose Center
111 W Santa Ana St, Ojai; (805) 646-5122
This center is run by Help of Ojai, Inc., which has been helping meet the needs of Ojai’s seniors since 1968. They offer a wide variety of educational and recreational programs, plus a meal service.

There’s plenty for seniors to do in the Westlake Village area that will enrich their lives. Another important resource is a great home care service to ensure that your loved one receives the best care available. If you’re looking for the best home care company in Westlake Village, give us a call today at (800) 993-1657 (toll free) or (805) 777-3855 (office).