Iron County has two Senior Centers for people over 60 years old. They are located in Cedar City and Parowan.
The centers host fresh home-made lunches three days a week, as well as various activities like Yoga, Kick Stick, and Tai Chi. Other popular activities enjoyed are Ceramics, Water Color Class, Pool, Bingo, Bridge, and Pinochle, to name a few.
During lunch you may be treated with presentations about nutrition and other health topics, home ideas, a relaxing message from Zion Way, or having your blood pressure checked.
The Cedar City Senior Center has a variety of activities. No matter where you live you are welcome to attend.
The Cedar City Senior Center provides a delicious “home cooked” lunch meal by a professional staff of cooks. Their goal is to provide the most nutritious and delicious meal as possible. The meals meet all the governmental regulations for nutrition, dietary and sanitation conditions.
The Cedar City Senior Center lunch meal is served on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Refer to the Cedar flyer for the daily menu listing. The center begins serving promptly at 12:15 P.M. Music, entertainment, or presentations are often performed during lunch.
Reservations are required by calling the center before 9:30 A.M. This allows the cooks to know how many meals they need to prepare. There is a suggested donation cost of $3.00 per meal for those 60 years of age and older. Those under 60 years of age must pay a charge of $7.00 per meal.
Meals on Wheels is available for senior citizens 60 years of age or older. Customers must meet the qualification to be “home bound”, meaning they are unable to transport themselves, or unable to have someone else transport them (senior bus, friends, relatives, etc.) to the Senior Center where lunch is available.
Lunch meals are delivered in the Cedar City area on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Delivery time is anytime between 11:00 A.M and 1:00 P.M. There is a suggested donation cost of $3.00 per meal.
The meals are delivered in 3 sections: a sealed food tray with cold items, such as salads, desserts, etc. and a hot food tray with the main course, vegetables, etc. and drink, which is choice of milk or juice. Refer to the monthly menu calendar. The meals are “home cooked” by a staff of cooks in the Senior Center kitchens. Meals are inspected regularly for nutrition qualifications, dietary specifications, sanitation and other local and governmental regulations. They are fresh and delicious.
Lunch & Shopping in Cedar City
If you do not drive a need at ride to Walmart, other shopping, doctor’s appointment, or to the bank, etc. the shuttle can take you on Wednesday afternoon. The driver will pick you up in the morning around 10:30 – 11:30 A.M. and bring you to the center for lunch, then afterward take you to your destination, and then home.
Lunch at the Cedar Center
On Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday the bus can pick you up at your home around 10-30 – 11:30 A.M. and bring you to the Center for lunch at 12:15 P.M. On Tuesday the shuttle will have you there in time to play Bingo before lunch. On Wednesday after lunch is “shopping day” and the shuttle will take you home after the shopping, which is around 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. On Fridays, you would stay after lunch for Bingo and then the driver will take you home around 2:00 P.M. There is a suggested donation of $3.00 round trip per person 60 years and older and cost of $7.00 for those that are under 60 years old.