Relax, help with a puzzle, have a warm, tasty meal, exchange a friendly smile, and engage in good conversation and some exercise. We try to make our visitors feel welcome because we want them to return. You may find someone who needs a friend. Through the Kern Senior Center, Care Connection can provide you with a wide array of information and services. Our Care Manager can help you connect with everything from the right Medicare plan to in-home services and information about disease management. To find out more, view our Kern senior exercise programs and activity calendar, call the center at 417-395-2225, email us at, or call 1-800-748-7826.

Regular Activities:

Exercise: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Fun Nights: Second Thursdays 6 p.m.
Carry-in Dinner: Last Thursdays 6 p.m.
Book Club: Monthly
Activity Day: Second Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.  Activities vary from sewing and cookie decorations to crochet lesson.


Blood sugar and blood pressure checks: Last Tuesday at 11 a.m.


We welcome the help of volunteers at the center, where they may serve as hostesses and as home-delivered meal drivers.


We raise funds to help the center offer programs by conducting monthly pie auctions, fish fries, and taco salad events, spaghetti suppers and a Country Christmas Soup and Chili meal.
We welcome the public to support us by attending fundraisers such as chicken dinners and Bingo, or you can donate online here.


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