Hollywood Senior Center
Assistance League of Southern California
Services in: Espaņol
|1360 North St. Andrews Place
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Tel: (323) 957-3900; FAX: (323) 462-6164
Serving Zip Codes 90026 (shared), 90027,
90028, 90029, 90036 (shared), 90038, 90039 (shared), 90068
"To help seniors and their
Maintain and enhance their independent life styles
Through meaningful involvement and peer relationships
Within a family atmosphere, which values cultural
Heritage, diversity and individual worth."
The Center serves men and women of various abilities, ages 60 and
older, regardless of race, creed, color, religion or income level. The
Assistance League of Southern California Hollywood Senior Multi-Purpose
Center enriches seniors' lives and offers them opportunities for personal
growth through stimulating activities, involvement, support and
The Center is funded by:
of Los Angeles Department of Aging (Older Americans Act)
of California Department of Aging
Angeles Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
donations and bequests, including those from Assistance League of
Southern California members and friends
Activities and Education
Seniors remain active and enhance their physical and mental well-being
through the various recreational and educational programs.
The Hollywood Center has a travel club and offers many social
Hot lunches are served at the Fountain Avenue site seven days a week
and at several other community sites, Monday through Friday. These lunches
offer mature adults well-balanced, hot meals and socialization. A $1.75
donation per meal is suggested. Each site is ethnically sensitive to its
1360 N. St. Andrews Place
(323) 957-3905, ext.121
3370 Perlita Avenue
741 N. Vermont
Chevy Chase Recreation Center
4165 Chevy Chase Drive
Las Palmas Senior
1820 N. Las Palmas
3356 Glendale Boulevard
5075 Hollywood Boulevard
Home Delivered Meals
Seniors who have limited mobility can participate in the Home
Delivered Meals program. Drivers deliver the hot meals right to the
door, often stopping for a moment to chat. Nutritious hot lunch meals
are delivered 5 days a week to qualifying seniors within the geographic
area. A $2.00 donation per meal is suggested. Frozen weekend meals are
The Center offers periodic health screening, provided by health
providers and registered nurses. Blood pressure screening is provided
monthly at ALSC Parson Hall Nutrition site and at other nutrition sites.
Vision assessments are also available.
A representative from Center for Health Care Rights is available at the
Center once a week. This non-profit organization assists and deals with
issues related to Medicare, Medical and HMO's.
Through the case management program, the Center coordinates seniors'
care by assessing their needs and arranging appropriate services for them,
which may include personal care, housekeeping, transportation, home
visits, nutrition, senior companions and telephone visiting.
The Hollywood Senior Center offers two
different and separate programs: an Adult Day Support Center
and an Alzheimer's Day Care Center.
Adult Day Support Center
The Hollywood Adult Day Support
was open in September 2002.
The center offers:
appreciation and dancing
games, Bingo and puzzles
A nutritious lunch is served at noon.
The Adult Day Support Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.
to 3 p.m. For further information or to arrange a visit call:
(323) 957-3900, ext. 166.
Alzheimer's Day Care Center
The Center provides supervised daytime care
for physically and mentally limited seniors, including those with
Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, who benefit from
organized activity and socialization in a safe environment.
The challenges of Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of memory
impairments can leave individuals and families bewildered by the large
responsibilities they face. The Hollywood Senior Multipurpose Center
established an adult day care program in 1984. Currently
known as Adult Day Services, this program offers affordable respite and
professional care in a friendly and safe environment.
The program accepts individuals with all forms of dementia or those who
have been affected by stroke, Parkinson's disease, heart disease or
With an excellent ratio of 4 to 1, staff
provide individualized, personal attention to the participants.
The highly qualified, caring staff work under the direction of a
professional geriatric social worker, activity specialist and program aides. Trained senior companions and student interns
assist in client care and recreation in a respectful and nurturing manner.
and functional abilities are maintained.
home placement can be delayed.
conditions caused by inactivity can be stabilized.
outings offer clients a change of scene.
are monitored on a regular basis by professional staff who can
continue the assessment of the doctor's diagnosis.
nutritious, hot midday meal and two snacks a day are provided on
site and served in pleasant, welcoming surroundings. The meals are
prepared under the direction of a licensed nutritionist.
setting is specifically designed to minimize hazards and confusion
for memory impaired individuals, offering clients the freedom to
The Hollywood Adult Day Support Center is conveniently located near
major Los Angeles freeways and situated on a quiet street amidst other
buildings of the Assistance League of Southern California.
Door-to-door transportation service
is available within a circumscribed area.
Adult Day Services are available Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30
p.m. Extended hours are available by special arrangement.
For further information or to arrange a visit call:
(323) 957-3900, ext. 166.
Caregivers Support Group
The Caregivers Support Group helps those who care for dependent loved
ones handle their conflicting emotions and the demands on their time. Support
groups are available in Hollywood.
The Center acts as a resource for many seniors, helping them gain
access to information and assistance. The multi-lingual staff (English,
Spanish. Armenian and Russian) provides:
and housing information
insurance information and counseling
to other agencies and emergency services.
Seniors can gain assistance and obtain information in a personal,
non-bureaucratic setting. The center offers a wide range of interrelated
programs that provide easy access by seniors and their families.
Attorneys are available at the Center for seniors with legal questions
on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of each month. Bet Tzedek is a legal
organization that serves low-income seniors. A representative comes to the
Center on Thursday every three months. Call the Center for an
The Center has the expertise and the resources to help you solve
problems. Executive Director Barbara Linski
and Casework Supervisor Jim
Pfanner, are members of the Los
Angeles City Attorney Elders at Risk Task Force.
Wheelchair accessible vehicles provide low-cost, door-to-door
transportation and escort to impaired seniors and the disabled.
Curb-to-curb transportation is available through Cityride.
Emergency scrip is available on a limited basis.
The Center is a Lifeline
Hollywood Senior Multipurpose Center is a lifeline for nearly 7,000
seniors and their families. Your help will ensure that they receive the
friendship and care they need in their later years.
For additional information, contact the Assistance League of Southern
California Web site at: