The UCC Senior Center serves many functions in the community. The center encourages nutrition by offering a balanced meal at 12 p.m., seven days a week. The center also offers interactive programs for Latino seniors that provide education and recreation while fostering socialization and peer interaction. These programs promote the participants' maximum level of independence by encouraging them to enjoy new experiences at their own pace. Additionally, transportation between the seniors' homes and the Senior Center is provided. The transportation services are available Monday through Friday.
The services offered by the UCC Senior Center are available to all Milwaukee County residents, 60 years of age and older. There is no charge involved in participating in this program, but the UCC accepts a $3 donation for lunch. The hours of operation for the Senior Center programs are 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.–1 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Services provided by on-site staff include:
- Daily activities
- Music, including Grupo Renacer
- Arts and crafts
- Discussion groups
- Exercise groups
- Special events
- Table games
- Computer access, including internet
- Individual and group activities
- Health education
- Nutritious noon meals and snacks
- Transportation to and from the Senior Center
- Senior LAW information sessions
- Referral to social services and other community resources
- Referral to podiatry
These services are offered both in Español and English. The UCC Senior Center is located at 730 W. Washington St, Milwaukee, WI 53204. For more information about the Senior Center, please contact Program Director, Ana Castaneda, by phone at (414) 384-3100 (ext. 2827) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.