Rochester Council on Aging

The Rochester Senior Center welcomes a new Afternoon Program Assistant, Barbara Wilson. Barbara is a Senior Aid sent by Coastline Elderly Services. 

            The Greater Boston Food Bank Free Commodity Food distribution will take place on Wednesday, June 12from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Program participants must pick-up their own food items unless other arrangements have been made in advance. Please bring grocery bags to carry your items. Contact the Senior Center to register for this free food program. 

            Hanna Milhench and her team are preparing a special luncheon on Monday, June 17at 12:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend, but advance sign-up is required to ensure that the correct amount of food is on hand. An anonymous donation of $5.00 is requested for this luncheon.

            Barbeque season is back at the Senior Center. On periodic Mondays, lunch will be prepared on the grill. This tradition begins on Monday, June 10at 11:30 am. Please sign-up in advance. $5.00 donation is requested.

            The Friends of the Rochester Senior Center are holding their annual meeting on Wednesday, June 12at 10:00 am. All members are welcome to attend. New members are always welcome. Fundraising ideas will be discussed at this meeting. 

            Community Nurse Home Care presents, “What’s in Season” with Registered Dietician, Barbara Canuel on Tuesday, June 18at 10:00 am. Canuel will discuss seasonal foods and meal planning on a budget. 

            On Friday, June 14, the Rochester Senior Center will be taking a bus trip to White’s of Westport for a Celebration of Seniors. This trip includes breakfast, a resource fair, and speakers on senior related topics. Admission is free. The bus leaves at 8:00 am and returns at approximately 1:00 pm. Please call in advance to reserve a seat on the bus.

            RIDES: We provide free transportation for Rochester residents. Please call for a ride with one of our friendly drivers at least 24 hours in advance so we can schedule a driver.

Please contact the Senior Center at 508-763-8723 for more information or to make reservations for rides and/or events. 

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