News and Events

26th Annual Turkey Trot 5k

Join us LOGO TT_2015_Final_ArtThanksgiving morning for the 26th Annual Seniors First Turkey Trot. Over 5000 runners and 1,000’s of spectators will line the streets around Lake Eola for one of Orlando’s oldest and largest 5k’s. Registration is now open.  To sign up go to

1st Annual Couture for Seniors Fashion Show and Consignment Sale

Fashion Show_Eblast(1)Join us as Rio Pinar Health Care presents the 1st Annual Couture for Seniors Fashion Show and Consignment Sale to benefit Meals on Wheels.  See residents, staff and special guests from throughout the community walk the runway.  Enjoy refreshments, free make-up tutorials and prizes as you shop through designer dresses, shoes, handbags and accessories from Margot’s Boutique.  Thursday, August 6th 4:30-7:00pm.  Rio Pinar Health Care 7950 Lake Underhill Road, Orlando.  Tickets are just $6 in advance, $9 day of show.  RSVP: Aubry Hawks 407-658-2046 or by 7/31.

Guardianship Class

Attend this court-approved class for new guardians who are taking care of family and friends who have been legally declared unable to care for themselves.  Lawyers and staff provide training on legal and medical affairs.

Advanced registration required. Call to register at 407-297-9980.

2015 class dates: May 14 (full), July 16(full), August 20, September 17, November 12

In Local News: Meals on Wheels

meal 160Watch Seniors First on local WKMG Channel 6 talk about the need for more volunteers to help deliver meals to home bound seniors in Orange County. Click here to watch on Click Orlando.

8th Annual High Tea & Hats

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Thank you to all who joined us on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel! Your generous contributions will help to provide meals, personal care and other support services to our community’s vulnerable seniors citizens who rely upon Seniors First.

Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed

MOWA logo 160Together, we can deliver the solution to end senior hunger. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday during the hours of 9 am and 12 pm. Volunteers deliver a nutritious meal, a warm smile and a safety check for home bound seniors in Orange County.  Estimated delivery time is 1½ to 2 hours. Volunteers provide their own transportation. Seniors First has provided the Meals on Wheels program to Orange County seniors since the 1970s.

Older Americans Act Reauthorization

The Older Americans Act (OAA) funds critical services that keep older adults healthy and independent—services like meals, job training, senior centers, caregiver support, transportation, health promotion, benefits enrollment, and more. – See more at on our Facebook page here.