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Adults 50+

Adults 50+

The City of Carlsbad will postpone or cancel public events and programs to support the County of San Diego’s public health order. Find out more

See a list of local grocery stores with special senior hours

Modifications have made to senior programs due to county’s health order.

Pickup Lunch Service - March Menu / April Menu
Watch a video on how this works

  • Carlsbad residents 60 and older can sign up for the city’s lunch program, which provides nutritious meals Monday through Friday.
  • Hot meals that are normally served in the dining room of the senior center are being packed up cold with reheating instructions. 
  • Reservations must be made no later than noon the day before, Monday through Friday. (Monday’s order would need to be placed on Friday by noon.)
  • City employees are set up outside the senior center’s entrance behind a table providing the 6-foot separation recommended by county health officials.
  • Seniors are encouraged to do a drive by pick up if they can, driving without passengers to avoid potential COVID-19 spread, between the hours of 11 a.m. and noon.Please do not come earlier than 11 a.m.
  • Once you arrive, please stay in your car and a city staff member will bring your meal to you, just like drive through service.
  • The city can deliver meals to those who cannot pick them up.
  • Call 760-602-4655 to leave a message for a reservation or request a meal delivery. 


Carlsbad Senior Center
799 Pine Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008