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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.


Protecting Seniors from Fraud and Abuse. Wednesday December 14th at 10:30 AM

Published: 11/30/2016 - Presentations & Special Events

Michael Courtney, Director of Community Relations for Home Instead Senior Care, will arm seniors and family caregivers with knowledge and tools to protect seniors from fraud and/or abuse by informing them of the latest scams being perpetrated on older adults, as well as ways to prevent and report these activities. The presentation will include discussion, subtle techniques to deter perpetrators and roll play activities. Invitees are welcome to take part and ask questions. Attendees will leave this 30-60 minute discussion with resources and tools to help avoid becoming a victim.

Mindful Living at any Age. Monday December 12th at 11:30 PM. Fee is a $2.00 dollar donation and includes a snack.

Published: 11/30/2016 - 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.

FREE Balance Assessments- Tuesday December 13th 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.

Medicines and You. A Guide for Older Adults. Wednesday December 7th at 11:00 AM

Published: 11/23/2016 - Presentations & Special Events

During this presentation you will learn how Medicines are an important therapeutic tool for living well in later life. What to ask regarding your medications and how to Manage a Drug and Supplement Diary. You will receive information and resources for working with your pharmacist and doctor. Sponsored by HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital.

Movie Matinee. Presentation is: Nine to Ninety. Monday December 5th at 1:00 PM

Published: 11/21/2016 - Presentations & Special Events

The title of this presentation is: Nine to Ninety at it is being sponsored by The Manchester Regional Committee on Aging. Please call 624-6533 to reserve your spot today as seating is limited.

Gentle Yoga for All Levels Ages 55 plus. Wednesday Nov 30th. 12:00 PM Cost is $5.00 and includes light lunch.

Published: 11/21/2016 - Workshops

Join us for a workshop, Gentle Yoga for All Levels Ages 55+ with Jackie Dufresne. Benefits of Yoga include: Bone Health, Mental Acuity and Flexibility. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. For more information you may call Jackie Dufresne at 603-493-0874.

Medicare Open Enrollment. October 15th to December 7th. 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Published: 9/15/2016 - Presentations & Special Events

Qualified volunteers will be available every Tuesday and Thursday to assist you with selecting a Medicare Part D plan that could be more economical for your prescription drug needs. Please call 644-2240 to schedule an appointment. Sponsored by ServiceLink.

FREE Hearing Screening- Wednesdays and Mondays November 9th, 28th and December 14th, 19th 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.

FREE 5 Minute Massages- Tuesday, November 15th at 10:00 AM

Published: 9/1/2016 - Monthly Clinics

Free 5 Minute Massages will be available from 10:00am to 12:00pm by a licensed therapist. Please call 624-6533 to schedule an appointment. Sponsored by the Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise.

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

Matter of Balance class. Fridays starting Sept 23rd for 8 weeks at 1:00 PM

Published: 9/1/2016 - Activities

The Matter of Balance is an 8-week program beginning Sept 23rd and ending Dec 9th. This award winning program is designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. The class will be taught by Fred Daniels from the Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise. This 8-week program will cost $15.00 and is payable on the first day of class to CPTE.

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.

Watercolor Painting Classes. Tuesdays 10:00 AM $3.00 per class.

Published: 7/1/2016 - Activities

Are you interested in learning techniques in watercolor painting? Sign-up and join our Watercolor painting class. Class will be held in the Arts and Crafts room There will be a $3.00 donation per class.

Bone Builders Class. Bone Builders will begin October 3rd and run on Mondays and Fridays. 9:00 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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