Programs for seniors and active adults are offered in the City’s 1,200-square foot Senior and Active Adult Center, located in Malibu City Hall. The Center offers a wide variety of recreational, fitness, cultural, and educational programming, social events, and excursions to give seniors and adults opportunities to maintain and improve physical and mental well-being, life skills, and active social lives.
Courses and lectures offered in partnership with outside agencies include AARP driver safety, health screenings, smart money planning, downsizing your house, computer skills, and Alzheimer’s awareness. The Emeritus College uses the Senior Center to provide enrichment classes, including modern poetry, autobiography, and art appreciation.
The Malibu Senior Center is open Monday through Friday for social interaction and use of library materials, DVDs, and computers with internet service and free wi-fi.
As a guest of the Malibu Senior Center, you can personally help maintain a warm, positive and safe environment. The Senior Center’s Code of Conduct provides guidelines for the behavior of all who volunteer and use the services provided by the Community Services Department. Code of Conduct
As members of the Senior Center, patrons are expected to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner at all times while participating in programs and services, using facilities and attending excursions provided or sponsored by the City of Malibu Community Services Department. Therefore, all patrons will be expected to adhere to this code of conduct. City staff members reserve the right to remove patrons from facilities or programs for those who violate the code of conduct. Suspension periods will be upheld and pertain to the use of the Malibu Senior Center and programs.
The Malibu Senior Center offers programs for citizens who are independent and can care of their own personal needs. The Center is not a day care facility and medical staff is not employed by the City nor are there any medical professionals onsite; however Senior Center staff members are trained in CPR and first aid. Participants are welcome to bring an attendant or caregiver with them in order to enjoy all of the services and programs.
DIAL-A-RIDE SERVICE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED
Having received notification that Malibu Yellow Cab is no longer in operation, the City has temporarily suspended its Dial-A-Ride program effective June 29, 2018. City staff are working to find a temporary service provider while the City goes out to bid for a new provider.
All registered Dial-A-Ride users have been contacted to inform them of the situation.
The City offers the Dial-A-Ride program to residents living in Malibu who are 60 years of age or older. The service was established to help the senior population with transportation to markets, the Senior Center, and other destinations within the city limits, as well as medical appointments in Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, and San Fernando Valley.