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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

Medicare Coffee Talk

Published: 4/19/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

Medicare Coffee Talk- Thursday May 11th 12:00pm

Join our area Anthem BC/BS Medicare Specialist, Joanne Sherwood, for light refreshments and an informal Q&A session on Medicare and your insurance needs.  Do you know which plan is best for you in your retirement years? Do you have benefit questions or cost questions? Come to this informal discussion and get straight answers to these most important Medicare questions. Sponsored by Anthem BlueCross BlueShield

?Call (603)624-6533 to register

What's Your Story? Voicing and Writing your Legacy

Published: 4/19/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

Wednesday, May 17th- 11:00am

Not many of us are celebrities, but each of us has a story to celebrate. Sharing a few of the stories of persons she has cared for at end of life, Chaplain Theresa intends to portray how each of our lives make a difference in this world and what you can do to lay stake to your life story as important and valuable to both yourself and the world. Sponsored by Visiting Nurses Association of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire

Call (603)624-6533 to register


Self Defense for Seniors

Published: 4/19/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

Thursday May 18th- 12:00pm – FREE

Join us for a workshop presented by Officer Nate Linstad of the Manchester Police Department. Learn about the importance of self defense and keeping yourself safe. Don’t become victims; learn about staying protected on the street and at home. Sponsored by Manchester Police Department


Call (603)624-6533 to register

Technologies for Aging in Place

Published: 4/19/2017 - Presentations & Special Events

Wednesday June 14th – 11:00am

Everyday there seems to be a new piece of technology designed to assist seniors and caregivers– high tech Smartphone apps, computer programs, communication devices, gadgets and equipment of all types. While potentially helpful, sorting through the maze of options can be overwhelming for even the tech savvy….let alone the novice.  This workshop will give a big picture overview of assistive technologies, and then focus in on some of the very best low cost, easy to use Smartphone and tablet apps to help seniors stay home safely. Sponsored by Home Instead

Call (603)624-6533 to register

Mayor's Annual Senior Luncheon

Published: 4/19/2017 - Announcements


Mayor’s Annual Senior Luncheon

June 28, 2017
12:30-3:30

Radisson Hotel
700 Elm Street
$5.00*

Tickets will be available beginning Tuesday, May 23rd 3-4pm at the William B Cashin Senior Activity Center, 151 Douglas Street and Mon-Fri from 9am-3pm until the day before the event.

This year’s event has a patriotic theme.  Be sure to bring your camera as there will be a staged area where you can take some fun pictures with your friends.

*There will be no charge for individuals using MTA transportation to and from the event.  Your ticket is your parking validation.

William B Cashin Senior Activity Center Community Cookbook Fundraiser

Published: 4/19/2017 - Announcements

In collaboration with city departments the Senior Center will be creating a cookbook for fundraising. If you are interested in contributing a recipe to the cookbook please stop by the front desk to pick up a form. All recipes must be submitted no later than June 30th, 2017.

Ceramics

Published: 4/19/2017 - Workshops

Monday, June 5th & 19th -1:00pm

If you are interested in ceramics please join Carmella in the craft room. All supplies are provided along with professional instruction from Carmella. Cost is $4.00 plus the cost of your chosen ceramic piece. 
Please call (603)624-6533 to sign-up.

Walk the Walk

Published: 4/19/2017 - Activities

The walking group begins Wednesday, May 3rd at 9:00am. The group will be going to walk the track located across Main St. Walking activity will take approximately 30 minutes and participants must be able to walk to the track from the street without assistance. Participants are advised to carry a water bottle.

Blood Glucose Screening

Published: 4/19/2017 - Monthly Clinics

Free- Blood Glucose Screening by MCPHS- May 25th -1:00pm

Be sure your blood-sugar levels are within a normal range. Please come in for a FREE blood glucose screening. Sponsored By MCPHS University Pharmacy Program

Matter of Balance class. Fridays starting June 2nd for 8 weeks at 1:00 PM

Published: 4/17/2017 - Activities

Do you have concerns about falling?  A Matter of Balance can help

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and so they start to restrict their activities.  A Matter of Balance is an evidence based program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.  Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise will be offering this program at the William Cashin Senior Center beginning Friday, June 2nd.  Classes will be held on Fridays from 1:30 – 3:00 PM for 8 weeks.  The fee for the full 8 week program is $15.  In the Matter of Balance program, you will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and exercise to increase strength and balance.  So, if you have concerns about falls, have restricted activities due to the fear of falling, or are interested in improving your balance, strength, and flexibility, then consider taking a Matter of Balance.  Call (603)624-6533 to register.  If you have any questions, please call Fred Daniels (Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise) at 603-880-0488. 

FREE Balance Assessments- Tuesday May 9th and June 13th at 10:00 AM

Published: 4/17/2017 - Monthly Clinics


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

New to Medicare Workshop- June 12th- 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.

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 May 10th, 22nd and June 14th, 26th 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.
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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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