Orem Senior Friendship Center

Address 

93 North 400 East Orem, UT 84097
801.229.7111

Hours

Monday- Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed 


Add some fun and excitement to your day.

 

 

Come join us at the Orem Senior Friendship Center where there is always something going on!

Activities

  • Thai Chi Class
  • Full Wood Shop
  • Delicious Lunch
  • Daily Entertainment
  • Computer Classes
  • Bingo
  • Card Games
  • And more!

Membership Information

For all of these experiences and more, purchase an Annual Membership for only $7.00 per year! Memberships expire on December 31st of each year.  Anyone reaching the Golden Age of 80 is considered a Golden Member and never pays dues again.  

Membership at the Orem Senior Friendship Center  is open to all men and women 55 years of age and older without restriction as to race, religion, creed, sex, national origin, political belief, or income.

Lunch

Lunches served at the Orem Senior Friendship Center are subsidized by Mountainland Association of Governments and the State of Utah for seniors who are 60 years of age and older.  The suggested donation is $3.00 for 60+ seniors and the mandatory cost is $6.00 for 59 and younger.  Food is cooked at the Utah County Security Center.  Luncheon reservations are required at least one business day before 12 noon.  Call 801-229-7111 to order your lunches. 

 The Senior Center is closed on the following holidays and the first week of April for annual maintenance.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Pioneer Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

 

Click on any of the topics below to learn more.
 

Monthly Newsletter: Trips, Birthdays and so much more!

What's For Lunch?

The Orem Senior Friendship Center hosts a luncheon Monday through Friday at 12 noon, featuring a hot, nutritious meal, socializing with friends, as well as musical and informal programs. Luncheon reservations (801-229- 7111) are required one business day by 12 noon. Lunches served at the Orem Senior Friendship Center are funded by Mountainland Association of Governments and the State of Utah for seniors who are 60 years of age and older. The suggested donation is $3.00 for seniors 60 years of age and older and the cost is $6.00 for 59 years of age and younger.  The food is cooked at the Utah County Security Center.

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Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels - Mountainland Association of Governments can provide a hot, nutritious meal to those seniors who are homebound. Call 801-229-3802 to see if you or a loved one can be placed on the delivery list.

Saturday Night Dance

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If you would like to be on our email list to be notified of upcoming dances, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "dance reminder" in the subject line.

 

Curb-side Transportation for the Disabled

Curb-side Transportation for the Disabled - Individuals who are not able to use the UTA service due to age, physical, mental, or visual disabilities may qualify for curb-side transportation service. Transportation is scheduled on a first-come first-served basis. The service runs from approximately 7 AM to 11 PM. If you desire further information, please call 801-374-9306 for an application.

Gift Shop

The Orem Senior Friendship Center Gift Shop is open Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:30AM to 12:00 noon. Come see the ever changing variety of cute and useful items all for only $.25.

HEAT Program

HEAT Program - A representative from Community Action is available to answer questions on H.E.A.T. on specifically scheduled days in the month of October. Check the October Newsletter for HEAT dates and call the Senior Center office at 801-229-7111 to schedule your appointment. You may always call Community Action at 801-373-8200 for appointments at their office.

Line Dancing

Line Dancing - Every Monday and Friday -Special dance instructions 2:00 PM (beginners) 2:30-4:00 PM (advanced).

BINGO

 

 

BINGO is played every Tuesday and Thursday after lunch at 1:00 PM. This is SERIOUS STUFF and there are usually more than 100 people here! Come and try your luck in this fun activity and maybe even win a great prize. You can't win if you're not here!!

Income Tax Preparation

Income Tax Preparation - AARP provides help for seniors in preparing annual income tax forms. This services is offered February through March on Mondays. You will be able to call 801-229-7111 and schedule your appointment beginning January 19, 2015.

Legal Aid

Legal Aid - Law students from the Brigham Young University Law School are available at the Center for legal advice to senior citizens October through November each year, every Thursday 11-Noon. Call the Orem Senior Friendship Center for further information, 801-229-7111.

Blood Pressure Clinics

Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar clinics are offered every Friday from 10:30-Noon.  Patrons can have their blood sugar and blood pressure checked by a medical personnel from one of our local Home Health and Hospice agencies or Skilled Nursing Facilities. 

 

  • First Friday: Lake Ridge Senior Living with Scott and Amy Hansen
  • Second Friday: Absolute Compassion Home Health and Hospice
  • Third Friday: One Care Home Health and Hospice with Teresa Cain
  • Fourth Friday Hearts for Hospice with Diana Cazier
  • Fifth Friday: iCare Home Health and Hospice with Mindy Hill

Trips and Tours

Trips and Tours - For information on trips and tours, please check the current newsletter or stop by the Orem Senior Friendship Center. Trips are announced, advertised and promoted in the Senior Citizen's monthly newsletter. Pick up the current newsletter today. Payment is required to reserve seating on all Orem Senior Friendship trips. Seating is on an as-available basis. Last year, the Orem seniors enjoyed 50 trips and tours -- that's almost one trip weekly! 

 

*Please note:  There are NO REFUNDS, substitutions or exchanges on our trips.

 

Senior Classes Offered

SENIOR CLASSES OFFERED:

Computer Classes - Computer classes are available to Orem Senior Friendship Center members for only $1 per class. Classes vary and are taught by volunteers.  Please check the current newsletter for active classes and call the reception desk to register for the class.

Porcelain & Ceramics - Stop by and make some fun ceramics and porcelain figurines and dolls for yourself or for your family as gifts. Excellent instructors will teach correct procedures for pouring, finishing, and firing in the ceramics room according to the following schedule:

  • Monday 9:00 AM-12:30 PM Instructors: Leah and Carol
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM-12:30 PM Instructor: Leah and Carol
  • Thursday 9:00 AM-12:30 PM Instructors: Leah and Carol

Tai Chi Classes - Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:00 AM to 9 AM and are taught by senior volunteers.

Quilting

 

Quilting - (Free, no instruction). All volunteers are welcome to come and help. Quilts are set up in the quilting room which is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. If you would like to have a quilt top marked, tied, quilted, or bound, please call 801-229-7111 or come visit the quilters.

Have your own quilt tied or hand-quilted here!

Quilt Sizes       Tied        Hand-Quilted

Baby (45x45)    $25              ----

Twin (62x86)    $35              $95

Full (76x86)      $45              $125

Queen(86x86)   $55              $150

King (108x96)   $65              $170

Marking a quilt: $10

Binding a quilt: $10

Billiards

Billiards - (Free, no instruction). Daily 8 AM to 5 PM.

Wood Shop

 

Wood Shop - The wood shop is open under the direction of one of our volunteers, Norm Marble, who has many years of experience in woodworking and is very excited to work with you. At the wood shop, you will be able to make anything from birdhouses to bookshelves. The wood shop is available, by appointment Tuesdays 10-11:45 AM. Call 801-229-7111 to schedule your time. If there are no patrons for more than 30 minutes the foreman can choose to close the shop for the day.

 

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