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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.


Advanced Directives. Wednesday February 15th at 10:30 AM

Published: 1/15/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

Will you be prepared if you face a medical emergency? Health care Power of Attorneys and Living Wills are as essential part of the health care system today. Would your loved ones know your wishes should you be medically compromised and unable to voice your medical wishes? Learn what a health care Power of Attorney and Living Will is all about and why you should consider completing these important documents. Register early as seating is limited. Sponsored by Hillsborough County Nursing Home.

The 70/40 Rule. A Guide to Conversation Starters for Seniors and Their Boomer Children. Wednesday February 8th at 10:30 AM

Published: 1/8/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

This presentation will arm seniors with tips to help communicate with their children. The presentation will include a discussion on approached to be assertive without being aggressive, how to choose your battles, optimizing your energy, compensating for weaknesses and maintaining independence and strategies to avoid dependence. Discussion topics will include how to defend your position without being defensive, looking for points of agreement and building consensus. Register early as seating is limited. Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.

New to Medicare Workshop- February 13th- 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.

Mindful Living at any Age. Monday January 30th at 11:30 PM. Fee is a $2.00 dollar donation and includes a snack.

Published: 12/30/2016 - Workshops

Cecilia Howard, workshop leader, will be presenting ways for you to incorporate aspects of mindfulness into daily living as a means to improve concentration and focus, decrease stress and anxiety, while feeling in control of your health and well being. This workshop is to help you develop a greater sense of ease with the effects aging can have on both body and mind. Snacks will be provided.

Keeping Your Medication List Up to date. Wednesday January 18th at 11:00 AM

Published: 12/15/2016 - Presentations & Special Events

In this session, speaker will explain the benefits, and provide tips and resources surrounding the importance of keeping your medication list up to date. Register early as seating is limited. Sponsored by Visiting Nurse Association of Manchester and Southern NH.

Winter Weather Advisory

Published: 12/15/2016 - Announcements

The Senior Center NEVER closes (unless authorized by the Mayor). If school is cancelled it may be a good sign that the weather will continue to make driving treacherous. Please don't take unnecessary risks. Your safety is our first and only concern. Cancellations are announced on local TV and radio Stations. Listen to WZID or watch WMUR to see if there have been any cancellations.

FREE Balance Assessments- Tuesday January 10th and February 14th at 10:00 AM

Published: 11/29/2016 - Monthly Clinics

A physical therapist will assess your balance or any aches or pains that make it hard to get around. Please call 624-6533 to schedule an appointment. Sponsored by the Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise.

FREE Hearing Screening- Wednesdays and Mondays January 11th, 23rd and February 8th, 27th 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.

Matinee at the Senior Center. Thursday February 16th at 3:00 PM

Published: 9/1/2016 - Activities

Please join us for an afternoon movie and snacks. Play games, win prizes and enjoy the show.

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

Mat Yoga. Thursdays 2:00 PM $5.00 per class.

Published: 8/31/2016 - Activities

Try our NEW Mat Yoga class starting Sept 1st at 2:00 PM. This class will help you to strengthen bones, increase flexibility, breathing capacity, and relax among other having many other benefits. Please be sure to bring your own mat.

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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