(858) 756-3041


Respect ~ Support ~ Friendship
Serving the Community Since 1988

The RSF Senior Center provides senior resource information, educational programs, enrichment classes, and social activities. As a non-profit charitable service organization, there is no membership fee or requirement to live in the community of Rancho Santa Fe to receive assistance or participate in programs.


Resource and Referral Service

Monday – Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Seniors and their family members can speak with a staff member and receive valuable information to address a wide variety of needs.

For assistance, or to schedule an appointment, please call the Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center
(858) 756-3041

Programs and Classes
October 2018

In Celebration of Rancho Days:
“Music in the Garden”

Join us for a delightful afternoon
of music and delicious refreshments
served in the beautiful Senior Center garden.
Enjoy the music of Dean Ratzman, playing hits of great American artists from the 1940s to the 1970s

Tuesday, October 2nd
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

At the Senior Center · 16780 La Gracia · Rancho Santa Fe
Reservations required. Please call (858) 756-3041.

**This is a free community event!
Valet parking is provided.**

Maximizing Brain Health

Presented by:
Amy Abrams, MSW/MPH
Alzheimer’s San Diego

Aging well means taking care of your brain, as well as the rest of your body. Learn the risk factors for Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia, and what the latest research tells us about how to reduce your risk of cognitive decline through some simple lifestyle changes.

Wednesday, October 3rd
2:00 pm

Please call to register. Space is limited!
(858) 756-3041

Trivia, Jeopardy Style!

Join the Senior Center for a fun Jeopardy style trivia game facilitated by Canyon Crest Academy student, John Finkleman. Categories for this game include: Geography, Pop Culture, Economy, Presidents of the United States, and Literature.

Thursday, October 4th
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Please call to register. Space is limited!
(858) 756-3041

Books, Blockbusters, and the Year We Had

Professor Garrett Chaffin-Quiray will engage participants in a review and discussion of influential movies and books from  1968, 1976, and 1980. Each session will focus on one year in the categories of Oscar Winner, Box Office Winner, New York Times Fiction Bestseller, and Pulitzer Prize in Fiction

Facilitated by:
Garrett Chaffin-Quiray,
Cinema Professor

Friday, October 5th
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Year: 1969
Oscar Winner: Midnight Cowboy
Box Office Winner: Star Wars: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
New York Times Fiction Bestseller: The Godfather
Pulitzer Prize in Fiction: House Made of Dawn

Reservations are not required for this class.

Understanding the Medicare Maze

Presented by:

Get your questions answered!

Open Enrollment Period:
October 15th – December 7th!

Learn more about:

Medicare Advantage

Changes to Medicare and Part D

Late enrollment penalties

Original Medicare

Birthday Rule

Wednesday, October 10th
2:00 pm 

Reservations are not required.

Lunch and Introduction to Meditation at
La Vida Del Mar

Join the Senior Center for a free heart healthy lunch and tour of La Vida Del Mar (located at 850 Del Mar Downs Rd, Solana Beach), and an Introduction to Meditation class from the Senior Center’s Assistant Director, Lizzy Weiss.

Transportation to and from La Vida Del Mar is provided.  We will return to the Senior Center by 2:30 pm.

Thursday, October 18th
10:45 am – 2:30 pm

Please call to register (858) 756-3041.

Don’t Die of Embarrassment!
Safe, painless, and life-saving screening

Presented by:

Joseph Weiss, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States, but it is nearly always preventable, with a high cure rate when found early.
Please join us for an enlightening, uplifting, and informative discussion of a common preventable disease from which too many people unnecessarily suffer and die from misplaced embarrassment.

Wednesday, October 24th
2:00 pm
Please call to register. Seating is limited! (858) 756-3041

Older, Wiser, Better

Jon Schwartz, M.S.

Jon is the Director of Community Relations
at Seacrest Village and holds a Master’s in Gerontology from USC.

Interactive Discussions on:


Current events





 Learn how these topics relate to our aging selves!

Thursday, October 25th

Remaining classes: 11/29, & 12/27
Please call to register. Seating is limited! (858) 756-3041





*If weather permits, meditation will take place in the Senior Center garden. Please bring a jacket or blanket to ensure your comfort during your meditation practice.*

This is a free class
Reservations are not required.
(858) 756-3041

Students are responsible for purchasing their own supplies. A list of supplies will be provided during the student’s first day of class.

Chair YogaAttend this class to learn:

  • Ways you can reduce stress
  • Practical and useful exercises to improve well-being
  • Tips to improve strength and flexibility

10:00 am – 11:00 am

You asked, and we listened! The Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center is proud to present: Chair Yoga. There are limited spaces available, please call to reserve your seat (858) 756-3041.
There is a $10.00 charge for each class,
paid to the instructor, Laura Humphrey R.N.

Oil Painting and Drawing A-Z

Create original artwork from life using your favorite medium…

Dawn Harrison, fine artist, will teach you how to mix and blend colors, create impact, and evoke emotion.  Learn to draw accurately while tackling a blank canvas with painterly abandon.  Every three weeks you’ll start a new painting. You will be provided with a variety of high quality art images, ranging in diverse and pleasing subjects.  You’re welcome to paint from your own photos too!  Each class begins with a 30- minute demonstration.  All skill levels are welcome.

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

There is a $20.00 fee per class
paid to the instructor, Dawn Harrison
*A materials list will be provided upon registration. Students are responsible for furnishing their own supplies.*

If you are a new student, please call, Dawn, to register: (619) 988-7420