The United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County

The Healthy Living Festival

HLF Promotional Video

 

USOAC is holding the 17th Annual Healthy Living Festival as a VIRUAL event this year! Below is the welcome and information you will need to view the event or call in from the comfort of your home.

Hello and thank you for registering for the 17th Annual Healthy Living Festival! Nearly 1,500 older adults will be participating in this free event on Thursday, September 17th at 10:00 AM! We will have a fun time with entertainment, special VIP guests, exercise and an important disaster preparedness training. Please note some important information outlined below regarding ways you can view this event and details about your free non-perishable meal and swag bag:

 

This is a virtual event with several ways to participate:

Watch online via Zoom: https://tinyurl.com/watchHLF

 

Watch online via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/USofAlaCo

 

Listen via phone by calling: 1 (408) 638-0968               Enter Meeting ID: 954-366-690-38 #

 

 

Details regarding your free non-perishable meal and swag bag:

You will be receiving a free non-perishable meal and swag-bag. These items will be delivered directly to the address you provided on Wednesday, September 16th between 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. If you have questions about your delivery, please call Supervisor Nate Miley’s Office at (510) 272-6694 or United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County at (510) 729-0852.

 

Thank you for being a part of the 17th Annual Healthy Living Festival! We look forward to celebrating with you.

 

 

 

 

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 at 1.510.729.0852

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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