We offer information and referrals to resources and services that seniors and their families can utilize. Programs are available to active adults and their families, including multiple senior centers and volunteer opportunities. For more information contact Gregory Gray at 702-229-6690 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*In order to protect our most vulnerable populations, city of Las Vegas senior centers will be closed indefinitely beginning Saturday, March 14. During the closure the centers will be cleaned and disinfected.
Tips To Avoid Scams
Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford warns of scams to avoid during this time of vulnerability.
Nextdoor Launches Help Map
Join Nextdoor and learn about their help map to offer help or get help from your neighbors
Elderly Shopping Hours
Albertsons: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 to 9 a.m.
Dollar General: Daily, 7 to 8 a.m.
Target: Wednesdays, First hour of shopping. Check your local store for opening times.
Smith's Food & Drug: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 7 to 8 a.m.
Walmart: Tuesdays, Hour before opening. Check your local store for opening times.
Whole Foods: Daily, Hour before opening. Check your local store for opening times.
Helping Hands of Vegas Valley, 3640 N. 5th St., Suite 140, is giving food to seniors 60+ Monday to Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Photo ID required. They are also delivering emergency food bags to housebound senior citizens 60+; call 702-633-7264 to make arrangements.
Those 60 years of age and older who need food assistance are encouraged to call 702-765-4030 Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., to speak with a caring advocate to determine which program, service or resource is best for them. Advocates can also assess seniors for SNAP and provide information on nearby pantries that are dedicated to seniors, or home delivery for those in need. You can also visit https://www.threesquare.org/help.
Southern Nevada Health District
The Health District has extended hours for its information line at (702) 759-INFO (4636) for people to ask questions about Coronavirus. The hours are Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Information from the Nevada Department of Veteran Services
March 24th Veteran of the Month ceremony
March 28th Veterans Legislative Symposium in Las Vegas
April 18-19th NVA workshop in Reno
CLAIMS: For those seeking the assistance of a Veterans Service Officer (VSO), please call 702-830-2000 and a VSO telephone call will be arranged.
CEMETERIES: For those seeking interments at either the Northern or Southern Veterans Memorial Cemetery, we are asking families if they will agree to postpone interments. Arrangements are being made for some scheduled casket interments, but ceremonies will be limited to immediate family members only. (Spouse, sibling, children)
HOMES: “Virtual visits” are now being offered at both the Northern and Southern Nevada State Veterans Homes to reduce Coronavirus exposure risk to our residents and team members.
COMMUNITY BASED OUTPATIENT CLINIC (CBOC): Providing services as usual with added screening procedures before entering the building. CBOC locations are serving as a point of entry for anyone who is currently experiencing homelessness, about to experience homelessness or is chronically homeless.