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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.


2nd Annual Fall Open House. Thursday Oct 27th. 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Published: 9/26/2016 - Announcements

Save the Date! Please come to the William B Cashin Senior Activity Centers Annual Fall Open House. Celebrate "Successful Aging" and our NEW affiliation with the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Improve awareness, gather lifestyle information, partake in screenings and view demonstrations. Community resources, music, light lunch and refreshments will be available. Free raffles and giveaways at each of our vendors will be available. Hope to see you there!

Medicare Open Enrollment Meetings. October 24th and November 7th 1:00 PM

Published: 9/23/2016 - Presentations & Special Events

On October 24th learn about the Advantage HMO. Come and learn how the Anthem Mediblue can save you money and provide comprehensive benefits you need. On November 7th learn about Coordination Plus. Come and learn about our zero premium plan which includes dental, vision, and hearing benefits and much more? Those with both Medicare and NH Medicaid qualify for a zero premium- don't miss this! Refreshments will be served at both presentations. Sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Medicare and Social Security Topics. Wednesday Oct 19th 11:00 AM

Published: 9/16/2016 - Workshops

If you have asked yourself any of the following questions regarding MEDICARE and Social Security, then please come to this workshop. What is Medicare and who can get it? What are different parts of Medicare? How can I get help with my Medicare Part B if I already have Part A? What is TRICARE? How can I get a Social Security Statement that shows a record of my earnings and an estimate of my future benefits? If you have any of these questions or others please come to this important presentation. Sponsored by Social Security Administration.

Medicare Open Enrollment. October 15th to December 7th. 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Tuesday's and Thursday's.

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.

Beginners Mah Jongg Class. Tuesdays and Thursdays Starting Oct 4th 1:00 PM

Published: 9/5/2016 - Activities

If you have ever wanted to learn how to play Mah Jongg then please come see us starting in October for a two week learning course. You will need to pre-register and the cost is $34.00 per person.

Medicines and You. A Guide for Older Adults. Wednesday Oct 5th 11:00 AM

Published: 9/5/2016 - 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.

Exploring New Hampshires Natural Heritage. Oct 6th 1:00 PM

Published: 9/5/2016 - Presentations & Special Events

What were the forces that shaped our state's history, and what signs still remain? This program covers New Hampshire's formation from prehistory to the present day, including geology, settlement, and natural and unnatural history of New England. Sponsored by Student Conservation Association.

FREE Hearing Screening- Wednesday Sept 14th and Friday Oct 14th 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- Tuesdays, Sept 13th and Oct 11th 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

Matinee at the Senior Center. Thursday Oct 20th 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.

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.

Understanding Diabetes, Thursday Sept 29th 11:00 AM

Published: 9/1/2016 - Presentations & Special Events

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is unable to produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Though serious, it can be prevented or controlled with exercise and healthy living. BAYADA Home Health Care is offering a free community wellness program to help you understand the different types of diabetes. We'll provide information on how everyday lifestyle changes can help you avoid getting the disease, or live a normal, healthy life in spite of it. Sponsored by BAYADA.

Tips for Transitioning from Hospital to Home. Wednesday Sept 21st 11:00 AM

Published: 9/1/2016 - Presentations & Special Events

Returning home from a hospital stay can be a welcoming concept, but also daunting if you require clinical support. In this session, speakers will cover physical and social aspects of a safe and smooth transition from a hospital environment back to your home. Sponsored by VNA of Manchester and SNHS.

Zumba Gold. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Sept 6th at 3:45 PM. Cost is $6.00 per session.

Published: 8/31/2016 - Activities

Zumba Gold is a spin off created as a 55+ specialized fitness class that addresses specific needs of older adults.

Mat Yoga. Thursdays 2:00 PM. Cost is $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

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 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 May 23rd and run on Mondays and Thursdays. 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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