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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.


Cornhole Tournament. Thursday May 16, 2019 at 2:30 PM

Published: 4/17/2019 - Activities

Come and join us for a friendly game of cornhole hosted by Birch Heights, an Independent Retirement Community in Derry, NH. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided by the community. Every player participating will be entered to win a spring theme gift basket. Please sign-up at the front desk or call 624-6533 to reserve your spot. Sponsored by Birch Heights.

Signing in.

Published: 4/17/2019 - Announcements

Please sign-in when entering the Senior Center Activity Center. This is a requirement to attend. We can not stress enough the importance of signing in. In the event of an emergency Senior Center staff needs to know who is in the building at all times. Staff will be monitoring and visiting activities on a regular basis. 

Swap out those Carbs with Better Choices. Wednesday May 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Published: 4/16/2019 - Presentations & Special Events

Hearing too much confusion about low carbs, keto diets and that carbs are bad for you? Lets get the facts and have some fun too! Join Marilyn Mills, Elliott Clinical Dietitian/Hannaford Supermarket Dietitian for this informative session. Diabetes booklet provided to those that attend. Please sign-up at the front desk or call 624-6533 to reserve your space. Sponsored by the Visiting Nurses Association of Manchester and Southern New Hampshire.

Bridge. Mondays and Thursdays at 12:00 PM

Published: 4/16/2019 - Activities

The Bridge group is looking for some more players. If you are interested in playing please join us in playing the game on Mondays and Thursdays at 12:00 PM.

FREE - Computer Classes

Published: 4/16/2019 - Activities

Computer classes are scheduled throughout the month. One-on-one support and group instruction is available. Stop by the front desk to register for this FREE service or give us a call at 603-624-6533.

Movie Matinee at the Senior Center. Thursday May 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM - $5.00

Published: 4/16/2019 - Activities

Come join us for an afternoon movie! Sign-up at the front desk and vote for your favorite movie choice. Cost is $5.00 and includes hotdogs, popcorn, candy and soda. Please sign-up at least 1 week prior to showing of movie.

FREE 5-Minute Chair Massages- Tuesday May 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Published: 4/16/2019 - 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 May 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Published: 4/16/2019 - Monthly Clinics

Winter is here. The snow will pile up, the streets and walking paths will get slick, and the cold will stiffen the muscles and limbs we use to keep ourselves stable. The risks and consequences of falling increase as we age. A physical therapist will assess your balance or any aches or pains that make it hard to get around. Please  call 603-624-6533 to reserve your spot. Sponsored by the Center For Physical Therapy and Exercise (CPTE).

FREE 6 Week Posture Workshop by CPTE. Mondays and Wednesdays beginning May 6, 2019 at 11:45 AM

Published: 4/16/2019 - Workshops

Good Posture for Good Health. Correct posture is more important to our health than we realize. In this class, we will train our bodies to find our best posture through exercises, and help our bodies maintain good posture. The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:45 AM to 12:15 PM. Instructed by Fred Daniels, Exercise Specialist at Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise. Please sign-up at front desk or call 624-6533 to reserve your spot. Sponsored by Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise.

Fitness Room

Published: 8/31/2018 - Announcements

If you are interested in using our Fitness Room then please sign-up for an orientation at the front desk. Only members who have completed an orientation with Mark who is a Certified Fitness Trainer will be allowed admittance to the fitness room for equipment use. There will be a monthly donation of $5.00 for use of this room along with a special fitness card for each member who has successfully completed their fitness  orientation. Fitness room hours are now expanded to Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM and Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 to 4:00 PM. For more information please stop by the front desk or call 624-6533.


Published: 8/21/2018 - Day & Overnight Travel

Take advantage of some of the exciting trips with New England Coach for day or overnight trips. Make sure to call the number below at 603-895-3000 or Toll Free at 1-866-560-1919 to reserve your spot on these trips. You may also look at their website at Make sure to tell them that you are a member of the William B Cashin Senior Center. Sponsored by New England Coach.

VNA Foot Clinic.

Published: 7/27/2018 - Monthly Clinics

The Registered Nurses from the Visiting Nurses Association of Manchester & Southern NH are here every month to help with your foot needs. Foot Care Clinics help to maintain healthy feet that allow us to be active, reduce the risk of falls and decrease complications of diabetes and poor circulation. For a fee of $30.00, the foot clinic services includes a foot soak, trim and file nails, assessment of general foot health, foot care education and a referral to physicians when necessary. Diabetic patients who take anticoagulants or have PVD (Peripheral Vascular Disease) must have a note from their physician before services are provided. You MUST be a member of the William B Cashin Senior Center prior to receiving this service. To become a member of the Senior Center just stop by Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM to fill out a membership card and show proof of address. All members must contact the VNA directly to schedule their appointments at 622--3781. Sponsored by the VNA of Manchester and Southern NH.

FREE Hearing Screenings

Published: 7/27/2018 - 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.

Summer Fun in Manchester.

Published: 4/16/2018 - Announcements

Are you looking for something different to do this summer? Take a few minutes and check out our Summer Fun in Manchester binder that is located at the front desk. We have put together a list of concerts in the park, baseball schedule, and a variety of activities for adults and children alike. Plan to take in something new during the summer and enjoy a variety of activities with friends and family. Summer Fun in Manchester binder will be available after May 1, 2018 at the front desk.

Workout Warriors. Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 AM. Cost $2.00 per class.

Published: 4/2/2018 - Activities

Workout Warriors is a Exercise class taught in a small group setting. During this class, the instructor will lead you through a proper warm-up and cool-down, work on flexibilty and stretching, use hand weights and leg weights for strength training, use of bands and tubing for resistance training, Body weight exercises, and small ball exercises. The class can accomodate only 15-20 people, so all members must sign-up at front desk or call 603-624-6533 to register. There is a $2.00 donation per class.

Acrylic Painting Class. Fridays at 9:30 AM $10.00 per class.

Published: 12/14/2017 - Activities

Join local artist, Anthony Williams for some instruction in painting Friday mornings. All levels and abilities welcome. Anthony is happy to help build your skills and create masterpieces. All supplies are provided for this 2 hour class.

Diabetic Shoe Clinic. 1st Thursday of each month. 9:30 AM. Must make appointment.

Published: 12/7/2017 - 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 Pro Medical East.

Senior Center Community Cookbook. Cost $5.00

Published: 11/20/2017 - Announcements

Pick up your copy at the Senior Center for $5.00 today! The  recepies in this book were donated by our Senior Center members and staff along with other City of Manchester employees. 

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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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