The United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County

USOAC's 29th Annual Convention 

Virtual Event

 

         USOAC's Virtual Voter's

Presentation

Past HLF Promotional Video

OUR PROGRAMS

Travel Training:

Course for Older Adults 55+

Expand your horizons and travel options! Learn to ride Alameda County’s public transit to get where you want to go with confidence, independence and ease.

Receive guidance and training while learning the necessary skills to ride AC Transit and BART and other Bay Area forms of public transit.

USOAC in partnership with Center for Independent Living (CIL) is training older and disabled adults.

For More Information, please contact Chonita Chew at (510) 729-0851.

Walk Club:

In 2003 USOAC was the only non-profit organization in the State of California to receive the Robert Wood Johnson

Funding for Seniors to create and promote walkable communities.

The USOAC currently has 31 Walk Clubs throughout Alameda County, promoting and fighting for Walkable Neighborhoods.

Please join Team USOAC every September for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

If you are interested in joining or forming a Walk Club please contact us.

 

OUR PROGRAMS

Travel Training:

Course for Older Adults 55+

Expand your horizons and travel options! Learn to ride Alameda County’s public transit to get where you want to go with confidence, independence and ease.

Receive guidance and training while learning the necessary skills to ride AC Transit and BART and other Bay Area forms of public transit.

USOAC is training older and disabled adults.

For More Information, please contact Chonita Chew at 1.510.729.0851

 

Walk Club:

In 2003 USOAC was the only non-profit organization in the State of California to receive the Robert Wood Johnson

Funding for Seniors to create and promote walkable communities.

The USOAC currently has 31 Walk Clubs throughout Alameda County, promoting and fighting for Walkable Neighborhoods.

In 2019 USOAC has been restructuring the Walk Club program to include pedestrian safety and audits of walk routes. Please join us every 2nd Friday of the month to here the latest of these additions. If you are interested in joining or forming a Walk Club please contact Sarah Miley at 1.510.729.0852

Medication Management:

* Do you know if you are taking your medications correctly?

* Do you take herbal remedies or over the counter medication, while taking prescription medication?

* Do you take more than one type of medication?

United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County presents to you a FREE training. For more information, please contact Ansar El Muhammad at 1.510.604.2377, or Coco Ramirez at 1.510.729.0853

2020 Census:

Due to Covid-19 shelter in place orders affecting our older adult community, USOAC will be continuing our Census outreach by phone and e-mail until further notice. Please take the pledge to fill out your census online, by phone or by completing the Census form provided to you by mail. Please contact Tanya Washington at twashing2013@gmail.com for further assistance and Census question.

Who We Are

The USOAC is a grassroots, multi-ethnic, intergenerational nonprofit organization focused on issues of concern to Alameda County seniors and their allies. USOAC utilizes techniques to educate, mobilize and enable seniors and their supporters to address the issues that affect their quality of life. In 1986, USOAC started organizing seniors and their allies to address shrinking resources for older adults at both the local and regional levels. For more than 25 years USOAC has helped to empower older adults throughout Alameda County by serving as a catalyst for a positive change and contributing to the betterment of senior citizens and the broader community. USOAC collaborates with the disabled

communities, youth, senior service providers and others. USOAC has more than 5,000 individual members, chapter and affiliates throughout Alameda County.

Our Vision:

Empowering Seniors through…

- Leadership Development

- Community Organizing

- Issue Identification

- Actions & Advocacy

- Outreach

- Education & Training

2020 Priorities:

- Older Adult Travel Trainng                     - Healthy Living Festival

- Holistic Medicine                      - Safe medication disposal of unwanted medicine

- Medication Management                                - 2020 Census

- Walkable Neighborhoods for Seniors            -Affordable Housing for Seniors

- Comprehensive Countywide Senior Plan      - Eden Aera Senior Action Group

- Walkable Neighborhoods for Seniors/Walk Clubs     - Senior Action Team

- Increase community organizing and advocacy for senior resources and funding

Mission Statement:

“To provide institutional support for Seniors, to collectively participate in the public arena, to act from a position of strength, to enable the elderly to address the critical issues, and to change the conditions that impact their lives.”

 
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