Rochester Council on Aging

Special Luncheons: Monday, February 25 at 12:00 pm. Mike & Ann are preparing lunch at the Rochester Senior Center. Please RSVP so that we are sure to have plenty to eat. 

            Greater Boston Food Bank Free Commodity Foods: The Greater Boston Food Bank provides free food items (roughly 30 lbs) monthly to financially eligible seniors. Please contact Sharon Lally, Director or Lorraine Thompson, Outreach Coordinator, to see if you qualify. Participants must pick-up and sign for their provisions at the Rochester Senior Center. Bring your own bags.

            Congregate Lunches: Hot meals are provided for seniors on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at the Rochester Senior Center. There is a voluntary donation request of $2.00. 

            Blood Pressure Clinics: Free Blood Pressure Clinics weekly on Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. 

            Podiatrist Appointments: Dr. Sarah Desrosiers is available by appointment on Thursday, February 28. If you have not seen her before, please call her office to schedule an appointment. 508-946-1444. If you are a returning patient, the doctor’s office will contact you to confirm your appointment.

            Movies are shown every Friday at 1:30 pm. All are welcome and there is no charge. 

            Please contact us at the Senior Center at 508-763-8723 for more information or to make a reservation. Also, you can read the full monthly newsletter on our website and follow us on Facebook 

            Rides: We can provide transportation for Rochester residents. Please call to schedule a ride with one of our friendly drivers at least 24 hours in advance. We welcome our new interim van driver, Ann Soares of Rochester. 

            Rides to medical appointments in Boston and Providence: Medical transportation to Boston or Providence is available for $5.00 via a grant program made available by Coastline Services. Call 508-992-5978 at least 2 weeks in advance.

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