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Welcome to Senior Services

SENIOR SERVICES DIRECTORS MESSAGE

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.

News

Movie Matinee at the Senior Center. Thursday November 16th at 2:00 PM - $5.00

Published: 10/16/2017 - Activities

Join us for a Movie Matinee. Stop by the front desk to vote for your choice of movie for November. Afternoon matinee will include hotdogs, popcorn, candy and soda. Please sign-up at least 1 week prior to showing of the movie. 

Halloween Party. Thursday October 26th at 1:00 PM

Published: 9/25/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

Please join us for a spooky good time! Put on your best costume for the costume contest while enjoying some light refreshments and listening to music. Trick or Treat! Please sign-up at the front desk or call 603-624-6533 to reserve your seat! Sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Qi Gong. Wednesdays 1:00 PM $5.00 per class.

Published: 8/29/2017 - Activities

Qi Gong is our NEWEST Health and Wellness program and will start September 20, 2017. Qi Gong is a form of gentle exercise composed of movements that are repeated a number of times , often stretching the body, improving balance, increasing fluid movement and building awareness of how the body moves through space. This 60 minute class will include 45 minutes of gentle movements followed by a simple meditation and reflection. No prior Qi Gong knowledge is required and movements are adaptable to any level of physical activity. 

Ceramics Mondays September 11th, 25th, and October 23rd 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Published: 4/19/2017 - Activities

Join us for a ceramics class where you will get the opportunity to paint already fired pieces from our inventory. The instructor will also bring some pieces in for you to finish to take home or give to others. 

Walk the Walk. Wednesdays 9:00 AM

Published: 4/19/2017 - Activities

The walking group will be going to walk the track across from the Senior Activity Center or along the Manchester Rail Trail. Walking activity will take approximately 30-45 minutes and participants must be able to walk without assistance. Participants are advised to carry a water bottle as well as bring bug spray and sunscreen.

FREE 5-Minute Chair Massages- Tuesday November 14th and December 12th at 10:00 AM

Published: 4/17/2017 - Monthly Clinics

Join us for a Free 5-Minute Chair Massage by a licensed therapist.  Please sign-up at the front desk or call 603-624-6533 to reserve your spot. Sponsored by the Center For Physical Therapy and Exercise (CPTE).

FREE Balance Assessments- Tuesday November 14th and December 12th at 10:00 AM

Published: 4/17/2017 - Monthly Clinics

Join us for a Free Balance Assessment. During your assessment a Physical Therapist will be able to check your balance and make recommendations to improve or maintain balance. Please sign-up at the front desk or call 603-624-6533 to reserve your spot. Sponsored by the Center For Physical Therapy and Exercise (CPTE).

FREE Hearing Screening- Wednesdays and Mondays November 8th and 27th and December 13th and 18th 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. Please sign-up at the front desk or call 603-624-6533 to reserve your spot. Sponsored by Affordable Hearing.

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, increases range of motion, strengthens the body, and cleanses the mind. No prior Tai Chi knowledge is required and movements are adaptable to any level of physical activity. 

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

Adult Coloring is more than just a fun pass time it can relieve stress and reduce anxiety. It also stimulates the analytical and creative areas of the brain. The instructor keeps the class interesting by teaching various techniques and tools. Classes take place Mondays at 10:00 AM.

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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

Website Shortcut:
manchesternh.gov/Senior

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