Gulfport Senior Center
5501 27th Ave. S.
The Gulfport Multipurpose Center hours are Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. This month's calendar is out with valuable information. Stop by the Senior Center or download your copy at www.mygulfport.us and click the Senior Center link. Like us on Facebook at “Gulfport Senior Center and Foundation.”
The Gulfport Senior Center Pantry is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 – 3 p.m. You must be over 50 and a Gulfport resident. Pre-qualification is also needed before use of the pantry. Please bring your Gulfport Picture I.D., a utility bill and proof of income. See Rachel at the Center or call 893-1231.
Do you know someone who lives alone and could use a friendly check in call? Volunteers for the Reassurance Telephone Program call Gulfport seniors every Monday through Saturday between 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. To sign up for this program, please visit the Gulfport Senior Center and bring valid I.D.
1st Friday Flea Market – Friday, March 7th, 9:00 am – 12:0 pm. You never know what treasure you might find at the 1st Friday Flea Market.
Monthly Memory Screening Clinic – 2nd Monday of every month, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Peggy Macaluso with Alzheimer’s Association will be at the Senior Center offering FREE and confidential memory screenings as well as information to our members. MUST call and schedule your screening.
Five by Sixty-Five – Monday, March 10th at 5:30 pm. Attention Baby Boomers! Are you getting ready to retire? Or have you recently retired? Come listen to April Hill, local estate planning and elder law attorney, talk about the five legal documents that all people should have in place by the time they turn sixty-five.
Movie Day at the Snack Bar – Tuesday, March 11th at 11:00 am. Watch a FREE, current movie and get a great deal on lunch for only $3.00!
Monthly Blood Sugar Checks – NEW! – It’s important to know your numbers! The Springs at Boca Ciega Bay will be at the Senior Center on the 2nd Thursday of every month, 10:30 – 11:30 am to provide blood sugar checks.
Bladder Management Program – Wednesday, March 12th at 2:00 pm. You are invited to learn about a non-invasive, drug-free bladder control program.
Heart Healthy Cooking Class - Thursday, March 13th at 2:30 pm. You are invited to a Heart Healthy Cooking Class. The chef from Dolphins View will show you how to put together a delicious and healthy meal. Space is limited. You must reserve your spot by calling the Senior Center at 727-893-5657.
You got an iPad! Now what? - Thursday, March 13th at 4:00 pm. Jaclyn Moore, will cover the basic functions of the Apple iPad. You MUST register - SPACE is LIMITED. No walk-ins. Bring your Apple iPad and passwords! Please contact the Senior Center 727.893.5657 to reserve your spot.
Medicare Savings and Extra Help Program - Monday, March 17th at 2:30 pm. Get a better understanding of how these programs work and how you can apply for them. Presented by Humana.
Reverse Mortgage – Busting the Myths - Wednesday, March 19th at 2:00 pm. Do you have questions about reverse mortgages? Pat Smoot will be on hand to bust the myths surrounding reverse mortgages and answer your questions.
This is your Center!: Sign up today to enjoy all the classes and events offered at the Gulfport Senior Center. Ask Rachel to give you a tour! Pick up a copy of the monthly schedule at the Senior Center or online at www.gulfportseniorfoundation.org. The Senior Center currently offers 55 monthly classes for residents over 50 to choose from. Membership required. Senior Center registration is easy and free.
G.E.M.S. Gulfport Extended Mobility Service: Affordable transportation for Gulfport residents 55 and over as well as disabled under 55. $65 annual membership. $2 per ride and your ride to the Senior Center is FREE!. Go to the mall, grocery store, doctor’s appointments and more. Call 727-893-2242.
NEW FITNESS CENTER SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 p.m., Annual sign up for the Fitness Center is an affordable $25 a year or $40 a couple. Stop by the Senior Center and take a tour of our state of the art fitness facility.
Snack Bar: Bring a friend to the Senior Center and enjoy a light breakfast for only $2.50 or lunch for only $3. Or order a boxed lunch-to-go by calling 893-2259.
Diabetic: on Mondays at 9:30am
Caregivers: Every Wed. at 12:30pm
Hearing Loss:1st & 3rd Mondays at 2:00 pm
Visual: 2nd & 4th Mondays at 2 pm