Active Older Adults

Life Options

Life Options provides an opportunity for individuals age 55 and over to remain positively engaged in their communities while exploring educational, social and volunteer experiences. The Kroc Center’s expanding program is offering weekly classes, social gatherings, support groups and free monthly lectures. Call 619.269.1540 for more information.

Scene Study Class

A senior theater class taught by a professional through San Diego Community College Continuing Education. Students will be given scripts, paired up and expected to do rehearsal homework. This workshop is for beginner to intermediate actors.

  • Class limit: 20 students
  • Instructor: Hollymarie Ritter
  • Day/Time: Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Session: On-going
  • Fee: FREE
  • Location: Band Room
Kinship Support Group

Our Kinship Support Group provides support and services to relative caregivers and their children. If you are raising your grandchildren, nieces, nephews or other relatives, this group offers specialized training classes, resources and referrals. Classes are in English and in Spanish. Call Rose House at 619.447.5004 for service and meeting information.

  • Class limit: 12 students
  • Instructor: Celeste Hunter (English), Maria Magana (Spanish)
  • Day/Time: Thursdays 10:00 to Noon
  • Session: On-going
  • Fee: FREE
  • Location: Education Center Room 159,  Band Room
Intergenerational Garden Project

Plant a garden with the Summer Day Campers. Share the experience of growing organic vegetables. Share recipes for healthy menus. Please contact Life Options at 619.269.1535 for times and dates

Writing Your Autobiography

Create an autobiography with “YOU! History in the Making.” Rita Ryan Micklish, San Diego author and SDSU instructor offers a six-session small group experience. Pre-registration is necessary by calling 619.269.1540 or e-mailing Kroc.volunteers@usw.salvationarmy.org.

  • Class limit: 15 students
  • Instructor: Rita Ryan Micklish
  • Day/Time: Wednesdays 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Session: Call 619.269.1540 for session dates
  • Fee: FREE
  • Location: TBA
Silver Sneakers

Offered in conjunction with Secure Horizons, the SilverSneakers program offers active older adults the opportunity to exercise in a relaxed environment to build the physical fitness required to perform daily tasks. Classes are chair-based and are designed to address the needs of participants with varying degrees of fitness.