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Welcome to Senior Services


Gail A. Senno, MSW, LCSW

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the City of Manchester’s Senior Services Department website.  Senior Services is committed to the development of comprehensive programing and education in health and wellness and recreational activities. 

Our goal is to enrich the general well- being and quality of life to Manchester’s more mature population while preventing social isolation.


Free Legal Seminar by Elder Law Attorney Edward Beasley. Thursday November 3rd and Friday November 4th at 1:00 PM

Published: 2/24/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

At this free legal seminar, Elder Law Attorney Edward Beasley will discuss how to protect your house and lifetime of savings from a prolonged nursing home stay, how to avoid probate, plus strategies for passing assets safely and efficiently. Attorney Beasley, former chairman of the American Bar Association Elder Law Committee, presents this lively and engaging seminar in everyday language, and there will be plenty of time for questions. Special guest and co-author Gregory Gagne will present financial planning tips. You will also receive a free copy of our book, "Trust for the Average Person: The Optimum Estate Plan". Please call 1-800-370-5010 to register for this FREE program.

Mindful Living

Published: 2/10/2017 - Activities

Mindful Living at Any Age – Fridays at 1pm Stress LESS with Mindfulness: Learn ways to develop a greater sense of ease, while improving your focus and concentration. Cecilia draws upon her extensive background, combined and training in MBSR: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. She infuses her class with a sense of fun, and love of connection! $2 per participant. The group meets the 1st and 3rd Friday monthly.

John Clayton Presents... Thursday April 27th, 12:00pm

Published: 2/6/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

Manchester's own Charles Revson started with one bottle of nail polish, and he built an empire - the Revlon Cosmetics Company - that fueled a rags-to-riches story to rival that of "The Great Gatsby." He had help of course. His brothers, Joseph and Martin, followed him from Manchester to Manhattan, and together - with a little help from a television game show called "The $64,000 Question" - they reshaped the world of cosmetics. Find out more about these West Side kids from another West Sider – Manchester Historic Association Executive Director John Clayton - when he speaks at the William B Cashin Senior Activity Center on April 27 at 11:30 a.m. Please register early call (603)624-6533

Better Choices Better Health beginning Tuesday March 7th, at 9:30am

Published: 2/6/2017 - Workshops

This 6 week class will focus on managing chronic disease. Topics will include: Eating right, exercise to stay flexible. Ways to deal with tiredness, pain, frustration, & isolation. How to take medications the right way, and understanding new treatment options. Sponsored by City of Manchester Department of Health
To register call (603)624-6533

"Are You Short of Breath?"

Published: 2/6/2017 - Workshops

This FREE workshop will take place Wednesday March 8th, at 10:30am will include educational information about: Breathing techniques and patterns exercises to improve chest movement, and disease processes such as COPD, Chronic Bronchitis, Asthma, and CHF. Education included about anatomy of lungs, ribs, chest muscles and how it affects your breathing. Sponsored by Genesis Rehab Services Call (603)624-6533 to register

Life Line Screening

Published: 1/28/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based health screenings, will offer their affordable , non-invasive and painless health screenings at the William B Cashin Senior Center om 3/13/2017. Five Screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to:blocked arteries in the legs which is closely tied to stroke risk; and bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis. Register for a Wellness Package which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount). All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. In order to register for this event and receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call 1-888-653-6441 or visit

New to Medicare Workshop- April 10th- 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Published: 1/1/2017 - Workshops

What happens after you go to Social Security to apply for and begin receiving Medicare benefits? What else needs to be done? Where do you go? All these questions and more can be answered by a qualified Medicare Coordinator who will be available to answer your questions and guide you through the intricate ins and outs. Call ServiceLink at 644-2240 to reserve your place. Sponsored by ServiceLink.

FREE Balance Assessments- Tuesday March 14th and April 11th at 10:00 AM

Published: 11/29/2016 - Monthly Clinics

Chair Yoga. Thursdays 11:00 AM $5.00 per class

Published: 9/1/2016 - Activities

Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Chair Yoga is a perfect way to relax from head to toe without the stress of getting out of your chair.

Tai Chi. Fridays 12:00 PM $5.00 per class.

Published: 9/1/2016 - Activities

Mediation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle flowing movements. Improves balance strengthens the body, and cleanses the mind. $5.00 per class Meghan- Instructor

FREE Hearing Screening- Wednesdays and Mondays March 8th, 27th and April 12th, 24th at 10:00 AM

Published: 9/1/2016 - Monthly Clinics

Every month Chris is here to perform FREE hearing screenings, clean your hearing aid (s), perform minor repairs and answer any questions that you may have regarding hearing aids, etc. Chris is also able to get batteries for your devices at an affordable price. Check with him before purchasing your batteries at a local department store. Appointments recommended. Sponsored by Affordable Hearing.

Diabetic Shoe Clinic. 1st Thursday of each month. 9:30 AM. Must make appointment.

Published: 8/31/2016 - Monthly Clinics

Are you diabetic? Did you know that one of your Medicare benefits includes a FREE pair of shoes and inserts every year? Call Leanne at 828-6762 to schedule an appointment for your fitting. Sponsored by Step Lightly.

Adult Coloring Classes. Mondays 10:00 AM $1.00 per class.

Published: 7/11/2016 - Activities

Please come and Chill out and Color at our new coloring class beginning May 2nd - Mondays at 10:00 AM.

Bone Builders Class. Bone Builders will run on Mondays and Fridays. 9:30 AM $2.00 per class

Published: 5/1/2016 - Activities

Bone Builders is a class that will run twice a week for members who wish to increase or maintain current level of fitness. A Medical Clearance and advanced sign-up is necessary to participate.
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Contact Information

City of Manchester
Senior Services Department

William B. Cashin Senior Activity Center
151 Douglas Street
Manchester, NH 03101

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Phone: (603) 624-6533
Fax: (603) 628-6159

Senior Center Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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