Please Join Us for “Effective Communication Strategies”

Posted on: June 16, 2021

You are invited to join us via Zoom on Wednesday, June 30 from 2-3 pm for an educational event about “Effective Communication Strategies,” presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. This hour-long program will focus on better communication with people who have Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. The session is brought to you by HSRC’s Adult Day […]

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New Class! Bingocize Starts June 21 at HSRC

Posted on: June 14, 2021

Bingo + exercise = Bingocize®! It’s also a new online Zoom activity from the Humboldt Senior Resource Center (HSRC) that lets you have fun and improve your health at the same time, starting Monday, June 21.Bingocize® is a free, evidence-based virtual exercise program that combines the game of bingo with fall-prevention exercises. The 7-week online […]

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All HSRC Programs Are Open and Here to Serve You

Posted on: June 14, 2021

All HSRC programs and services are open and operating as follows: Administrative services and main phone line:  Open as usual, however, please call 707-443-9747 before coming to our Eureka campus or Fortuna Center and we will assist you remotely if possible.  Our doors are locked, but staff are available for those who need on-site assistance. […]

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New Virtual Activities at HSRC!

Posted on: June 4, 2021

Activities at the Humboldt Senior Resource Center (HSRC) come zooming back in June with a variety of new online offerings from cooking to Bingocize®.  See the online Calendar for the full schedule and sign-up information. “We are excited to be able to get our participants back together again through Zoom,” said Director of Nutrition & […]

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David Gaddis and new boiler

Added Warmth, Thanks to the William G. Irwin Charity Foundation

Posted on: February 26, 2021

Thanks to a generous grant from the William G. Irwin Charity Foundation, the Humboldt Senior Resource Center has a new boiler in the administrative building, the historic Washington Schoolhouse at 1910 California Street in Eureka.  The old boiler was extremely temperamental, and often refused to work at all.  The new boiler – pictured above, with […]

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HSRC Thanks Humboldt Bay Fire

Posted on: February 4, 2021

Every winter, Humboldt Bay Fire collects donations for the Humboldt Senior Resource Center’s Nutrition Program with its Santa for Seniors drive.  In an ordinary year, the program’s White Boxes, packed with something fun and nutritious, may be the only gift some isolated seniors receive.  Social isolation, already a problem before the pandemic, is now even […]

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Thank you, Humboldt-Del Norte Cattlemen’s Association

Posted on: January 21, 2021

HSRC thanks the Humboldt-Del Norte Cattlemen’s Association for their gift of $750 worth of beef to our Nutrition Program. “That’s a lot of beef,” said Food Services Manager Tony DeLaurentis, “and it will make a lot of seniors very happy.” The beef will be used to create several scrumptious meals for the older adults who […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Posted on: January 15, 2021

Those looking for information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine can visit the Humboldt County website Vaccination Information page at https://humboldtgov.org/2872/Vaccine-Info .

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Dr Heidmann receiving vaccine

Thoughts on the COVID-19 Vaccinations from Jennifer Heidmann, MD

Posted on: December 18, 2020

Humboldt County’s first COVID-19 vaccinations have begun to be administered, and more vaccine is coming. Vaccinations will be distributed based on risk stratification, starting with front-line healthcare providers and elders living in congregate settings. Then the vaccine will be more widely distributed to the population at large. Although the process to develop this vaccine was […]

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Why Donate to HSRC?

Posted on: December 9, 2020

We know that you have many options when deciding what organization or cause is worthy of your support.  Here’s a note we recently received from a donor about why he gives to HSRC … I do enjoy donating to HSRC, because you folks do a very good service to the community.  I enjoyed your doing […]

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Senior Firewood Program Discontinued

Posted on: September 29, 2020

This is a message from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and Humboldt Senior Resource Center — After almost 30 years of operation, it is with heavy hearts that we announce 2020 as the last year of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Senior Wood Project, also known as the Humboldt Senior Resource Center (HSRC) Senior Firewood […]

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How HSRC Is Helping Area Seniors during the Pandemic

Posted on: May 18, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the lives of residents on the North Coast, HSRC continues to do what we can to assist area seniors.  On KEET’s “North Coast Perspectives,”  HSRC staff discussed the impact of social isolation on seniors and how we’re trying to help.  See the show on YouTube here .

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