For Seniors

older woman working on a laptop with logo and text Get Set Up and text for adults age  50+

Looking for learning experiences from the comfort of your home?

GetSetUp is an online platform and community that helps older adults enjoy more fulfilling, independent, and socially connect lives through learning. 

With a catalog of over 500 classes such as meditation, cooking, learning to use your phone and book clubs, GetSetUp offers synchronous and asynchronous classes on a variety of topics that aim to foster lifelong learning.

Check out the classes they offer - they are all FREE to you. 

Need help signing up or assistance with the service? Contact the library at 768-3404 to speak with a librarian. 

Local Help and Services for Seniors

Senior Resource Directory

Senior Network Services provides senior citizens and persons with disabilities with information, guidance, and and assistance to promote independence and a high quality of life. Their Senior Resources Directory is a great place to look for help on a variety of topics.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels aims to bring healthy meals and social connection to seniors in our community. Elders can eat at one of five dining sites or have meals delivered home. Meals on Wheels for Santa Cruz County is part of the Community Bridges family of programs.

Grey Bears Weekly Grocery Bags

You can sign up to receive a weekly brown bag of healthy groceries for just $30 a year with Grey Bear's Healthy Food for Seniors Program

Lift Line

Life Line provides door-to-door rides to people with mental or physical challenges, allowing these Central Coast residents to remain active. Lift Line is part of the Community Bridges family of programs.   

Senior Center Without Limits

This program connects seniors to enriching activities like art, music, yoga, and support groups virtually. Learn more about the program and how you can participate & access services at the Community Bridges website

Senior Tech Days

Get help with your gadgets and other technology with Senior Tech Days from the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County.  
You can also get assistance with your devices at the library by dropping in anytime to the Computer Lab at the Main Library or scheduling an appointment with a librarian by calling 831-768-3407. 

Income Tax Assistance

Project Scout provides free income tax assistance for seniors. 

Additional Resources for Seniors

Emergency Housing Guide from