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List of Organizations That Assist Seniors in the Upper Valley

  • Physical Therapist Anne Foldeak of Cottage Hospital leads a Tai Ji Quan class at the Horse Meadow Senior Center in Haverhill, N.H. on Jan. 6, 2015. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.


Thursday, May 04, 2017

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Chapin Senior Center

Address: 37 Pleasant St., New London

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lunch: No.

Phone: 603-526-6368

Website: http://coachapincenter.org/index.html

Special services: Blood pressure and foot care clinics, transportation program, support groups and computer services.

Regularly occurring activities: Various exercise programs, discussion groups, art workshops, bridge, bingo, dominoes and mahjong.

Claremont Senior Center

Address: 5 Acer Heights Road, Claremont

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lunch: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:45 a.m. Members, $4; nonmembers, $5.

Phone: 603-543-5998

Email: seniorctr5@comcast.net

Website: http://cnhcs.org

Special services: Foot and blood pressure clinics, Weight Watchers, and health series talks

Regularly occurring activities: Mahjong, bridge, pool, ping pong and card games.

Hanover Senior Center

Address: 48 Lebanon St., Hanover

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lunch: No.

Phone: 603-643-5315

Website: https://www.hanoverrec.com/info/news/details.aspx?NewsID=4558

Special services: Foot care clinics.

Regularly occurring activities: Exercise, bridge group, coffee hours, line dancing, movies and tai ji quan, and quilting and art classes.

Horse Meadow Senior Center

Address: 91 Horsemeadow Road, North Haverhill

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. Over 60, $3 donation; under 60, $8.75.

Phone: 603-787-2539

Website: www.gcscc.org/horsemeadow.html

Special services: Bus service for shopping trips and medical appointments and health and foot clinics.

Regularly occurring activities: Walking group, bone builders, tai ji quan, quilting and knitting groups, mahjong and cribbage, bingo, art programs, writers group, craft class, sign language class and line dancing.

Lake Sunapee VNA

Address: 107 Newport Road, New London. Serves residents in parts of Grafton, Sullivan and Merrimack counties.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: 603-526-4077

Website: www.lakesunapeevna.org.

Services: Provides blood pressure, immunization and foot care clinics, advance care planning assistance, and caregiver, parent-child and bereavement support.

Mascoma Area Senior Center

Address: 1166 Route 4, Canaan

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. Over 60, $3 donation; under 60, $8.75.

Phone: 603-523-4333

Website: www.gcscc.org/mascoma.html

Special services: Transportation, shopping trips, health and foot clinics, and food pantry.

Regularly occurring activities: Exercise, bone builders, tai chi, yoga, cribbage and bingo.

Newport Senior Center

Address: 76 S. Main St., Newport

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lunch: Served at 11:45 a.m. For 60 and over, $2.

Phone:603-863-3177

Website: http://www.newportrec.com/index.php?n=newport_senior_center

Special services: Transportation for Newport residents to locations in town, foot and blood pressure clinics, and glasses repair.

Regularly occurring activities: Bingo, pitch and line dancing, and exercise.

Orford Area Senior Services

Address: Congregational Church, Dartmouth College Highway, Orford

Hours:Tuesdays beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. $3 for 60 and over and $8.75 for guests under 60. Home meal delivery available five days a week.

Phone: 603-353-9107

Website: www.gcscc.org/orford.html

Special services: Foot clinics and health presentations.

Regularly occurring activities: Musical entertainment.

Upper Valley Senior Center

Address: 10 Campbell St., Lebanon

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. Over 60, $3 donation; under 60, $8.75.

Phone: 603-448-4213

Website: www.gcscc.org/upper-valley.html

Special services: Blood pressure and foot clinics, West Lebanon and Co-op shopping trips.

Regularly occurring activities: Gift shop, chair exercise, games, bingo, bone builders and line dancing.

VERMONT

Aging In Hartland, Senior Center Without Walls

Phone: 802-674-4118

E-mail: aginginhartland@gmail.com

Web: www.aginginhartland.org

Lunch: Second Tuesday of the month at noon, Hartland Recreation Center, 19 Route 12. $3. By reservation. Sponsored by Volunteers in Action 802-674-5971. 

Special Services: Foot clinics, wellness lectures

Regularly occurring activities: Line dancing, Bone Builders exercise group, cribbage, Wii Bowling and puzzles.

Bugbee Senior Center

Address: 262 N. Main St., White River Junction

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lunch: Lunch at noon

Phone: 802-295-9068

Website: www.bugbeecenter.org

Special services: Foot clinics.

Regularly occurring activities: Poetry, cribbage, bingo, shopping, fitness, quilting and knitting groups.

Central Vermont Council on Aging

Address: 59 N. Main St., Suite 200, Barre, Vt. Serves seniors living in Orange (except Thetford), Washington and Lamoille counties.

Phone: 1-800-642-5119

Website: www.cvcoa.org

Services: Connects residents with community and state services, provides options, health insurance and mental health counseling, legal and nutrition services, transportation and family caregiver support.

Chelsea Senior Center

Address: United Church in Chelsea, 13 North Common, Chelsea.

Hours: Mondays and Fridays, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. Over 60, $4 suggested donation; guests, $6.

Phone: 802-685-2290.

Special services: Foot and blood pressure clinics.

Regularly occurring activities: Musical entertainment and surprise bingo.

Greater Randolph Senior Center

Address: 6 Hale St., Randolph

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. Over 60, $5 suggested donation; over 60, by donation.

Phone: 802-728-9324

Special services: Foot clinics, deliver meals on wheels.

Regularly occurring activities: Exercise, cribbage, mahjong and crafting.

Orange East Senior Center

Address: 176 Waits River Road, Bradford, Vt.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. For 63 and over, $3; for 63 and under, $5.

Phone: 802-222-4782

Email: activitiesoesc@yahoo.com

Special services: Health and foot care clinics.

Regularly occurring activities: Exercise class, balance class, bingo, line dancing and computer class.

Royalton Senior Center

Address: Royalton Academy building, 4266 Route 14, Royalton

Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. Over 60, $4 suggested donation; guests, $6.

Phone: 802-763-7386

Special services: Foot and blood pressure clinics.

Regularly occurring activities: Surprise bingo, musical entertainment and librarian visits.

Senior Solutions

Address: 38 Pleasant St., Springfield, Vt. Serves residents in Windsor and Windham counties, and Thetford.

Phone: 1-800-642-5119

Website: www.seniorsolutionsvt.org

Services: Connects residents with community and state services; provides options, health insurance and mental health counseling; legal and nutrition services; and transportation and family caregiver support.

Springfield Senior Center

Address: 139 Main St.,  Springfield, Vt.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Phone: 802-885-3933

Website: www.springfieldseniorcenter.com

Special services: Foot clinic and “Speak with a Geek” technology assistance.

Regularly occurring activities: Bingo, chair yoga, strength training class, pickle ball, ceramics class, day trips and cribbage.

Stagecoach

Address: 1 L St., Randolph. Serves residents in northern Windsor county and most of Orange county.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: 802-728-3773

Website: www.stage-coachrides.org

Services: Provides transportation to medical appointments, shopping centers, community meals and other needs.

Strafford Senior Center

Address: Barrett Memorial Hall, intersection of Route 132 and Justin Morrill Highway, Strafford.

Hours: Wednesdays, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. Over 60, $4 suggested donation; guests, $6.

Phone: 802-765-4121

Special services: Foot and blood pressure clinics.

Regularly occurring activities: Musical entertainment.

Thompson Senior Center

Address: 99 Senior Lane, Woodstock

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lunch: Served at noon. Suggested donation for guests ages 60 and over, $5; for guests under age 60, the meal price is $7.

Phone: 802-457-3277

Email: info@thompsonseniorcenter.org

Website: www.thompsonseniorcenter.org

Special services: Community care coordinator meetings, medical rides and monthly shopping trips to West Lebanon.

Regularly occurring activities: Bone builders, strength and fitness, mahjong, language groups, tai chi, bingo, ping pong and double king pede.

BOTH STATES

Advance Transit

Address: Bus stops throughout the Upper Valley.

Hours: Most routes run Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Phone: 802-295-1824 Call 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Website: www.advancetransit.com

Services: Transportation free of charge. Those with disabilities can apply for access ADA service if they cannot make it to set bus stops.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Aging Resource Center

Address: 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Phone: 603-653-3460

Website: www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/aging_resource_center

Services: Wellness workshops and lectures on aging topics, caregiver classes and support groups, lending library, Alzheimer’s, dementia and Parkinson’s support consultations, spiritual support services, and assistance with advance directives and connecting to resources in the community.

Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire

Address: 88 Prospect St., White River Junction. Serves residents in more than 160 towns in the Twin States.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: 888-300-8853

Website: www.vnhcare.org

Services: Blood pressure, foot care and flu shot clinics, wellness education programs, respite care, and bereavement support.

Please help us keep this list up to date. Send updates and additions to calendar@vnews.com, or by mail to Valley Calendar, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information about this list, call 603-727-3221. The complete Senior Services list can always be found on the Valley News website: www.vnews.com.