Senior Adult Department

The Senior Adult Department of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center promotes Jewish cultural heritage and values by providing social, educational, and recreational programs. Through these programs we strengthen our connections to our community and keep alive our history and traditions. The Senior Adult Program encourages us to learn, grow and enrich our lives among others who share our values.

To sign up to receive the bi-monthly senior newsletter, The Shofar, call 858.362.1141.

For more information on events in this section, contact Melanie Rubin: 858.362.1141 or
Unless otherwise noted, events will take place at the JCC.

Asian PROMenade (Annual Senior Party)

The aura of Asia surrounded us with pagodas, lanterns, origami, cranes and the like at our annual senior party. 

Click here to view Photos from the Asian PROMenade, this year’s Senior Prom!


Upcoming Events

Classical Connections

A great way to enjoy San Diego! Bus transportation from the JCC available. JCC members will receive first priority for tickets and transportation. Refer to The Shofar for full schedule and more information.

RSVP: Melanie Rubin, 858.362.1141 or

My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy (Lyceum Theatre): Sunday, July 27

Day at the Races

Wednesday, August 6
12:00 P.M.

Meet bus at JCC

Whether your horse wins, places, or shows, everyone has fun where the surf meets the turf at Del Mar! Food and beverage available for purchase or bring your own lunch.

Price: $19; JCC Member Price: $15 (includes bus from JCC, admission and seat in shaded Clubhouse area)

Call Melanie or Ilene in the JCC Senior Dept. (858) 362-1141 to RSVP. Limited # of tickets available and they go almost as fast as the horses, so reserve yours today!


Services Offered


If you need a ride to the JCC, contact On the Go Transportation Solutions for Older Adults. You can also get rides to synagogues, medical appointments, shopping, and more. ON THE GO WEBSITE >


Free counseling at the JCC once a month! The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) provides individual and confidential counseling related to Medicare and long term care insurance. State certified HICAP counselors can help you with these services and more:

• Understand your Medicare benefits.
• Review Medicare Advantage options (HMO, PPO, PFFS).
• Compare Part D drug plans.

HICAP counseling on Medicare will be at the JCC once a month on the third Tuesday for one hour appointments between 12:00 and 3:00 P.M. To make an appointment with a counselor call 1-800-434-0222 or 858-565-8772.


Free legal guidance and counseling opportunities on the third Friday of each month (mornings, by appointment) in the Garb Senior Activity Center. For an appointment, contact Melanie Rubin: 858.362.1141



Please stop by the Senior Department offices or the Fitness Front Desk to fill out an "Emergency Form." These will only be used in case something should happen to you while participating in a JCC program or working out in our facility. We need to know who to contact on your behalf (closest relative, preferred hospital, doctor's number, etc.). If you haven't completed one recently, please provide us with a new one so that we have the most current information available.