Check out the Chicopee Senior Center

Check out the Chicopee Senior Center this winter!

CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal)  The brand new River Mills Senior Center is about to open its doors and will offer activities and services that enhance the quality for elders in the city of Chicopee. Gail Sherman and Sandra Lapollo joined us to share more.

About the Chicopee Senior Center:

The Chicopee Senior Center, administered by the Chicopee Council on Aging, is a municipal office providing services to Chicopee residents sixty (60) years or older, to their younger spouses and to those providing care to older persons. The senior center is committed to assisting and improving the quality of life for older adults in the areas of good health maintenance, life long learning, mobility, community service, recreation and related informational services. Most of the services are free, but some do ask for a donation or a small fee for teachers. The center is open 8 AM to 4 PM on Monday through Friday. The Center is closed on all major holidays. Activities and life long learning opportunities include:

  • Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program
  • Bingo
  • Book Club
  • Brain Fitness
  • Classes in beading, painting, drawing and cards
  • Computer Instruction
  • Dance Instruction
  • Fitness Center & Exercise Groups (includes Yoga, Tai Chi, Morning Stretch & more)
  • Gift Shop
  • SHINE (Health Insurance Assistance)
  • Health Programs and Screenings (including cholesterol, hearing and foot)
  • Hot lunches-five days a week provided by WestMass ElderCare, Inc.
  • Lending Library
  • Library services
  • Mah Jongg
  • Massage
  • Medical Equipment Loan Program
  • Monthly Birthday Party
  • Pool Table, Puzzles, & Card Games
  • Recreational Activities
  • S.A.L.T. Council
  • Social & Cultural Events
  • Speakers on a variety of topics
  • Sudoku & more – Brain Gym
  • Support Groups
  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Television
  • Transportation Services
  • Travel Club
  • Veterans Programs
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Walking Club
  • Wellness Health Center
  • Wii Bowling
  • Writing Group                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

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