Rochester Council on Aging

The Rochester COA would like to wish all of our fathers, grandfathers, and great grandfathers a Happy Father’s Day.

            The Quarterly Birthday Luncheon and Party for those celebrating birthdays in the months of April, May, and June will take place on Monday, June 24 at noon. In addition to lunch, entertainment will be provided by “Paid in Full” (Alice Soares & Bill Guilmette). Call to reserve a spot for this fun filled event at 508-763-8723. A $5.00 donation is requested unless your birthday falls in April, May, or June. 

            What’s Next? On Wednesday, June 19at 4:00 pm, Andrew Bardetti, an attorney with South Coastal Counties Legal Services will hold a free presentation about options with subsidized housing, assisted living/nursing home rights, the pros and cons of reverse mortgages and homecare programs available. All are welcome to attend this free event.

            The monthly Senior Book Club will meet at the Senior Center on Tuesday, June 18at 10:15 am to discuss, “Following Atticus: Forty Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Adventure,” written by Tom Ryan. The group is led by the Library Director and is open to all. 

            Senator Michael Rodrigues schedules a monthly two-hour window to speak with his constituents at the Senior Center every 4th Wednesday of the month from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm. Appointments are not required. Please feel free to drop in. June 26is the 4th Wednesday in June.

            The Friends of the Rochester Senior Center are hosting a Meet, Greet, & Eat Dinner on Thursday, June 20at 5:30 pm. Pulled pork sandwich bar with all of the fixings will be served. All are welcome. The more friends, the merrier. Please sign up for this event at the Senior Center.

            Friday, June 28is Free Fun Friday (various museums waive admission fees for seniors). The Rochester Senior Center is going to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA. Lunch is at the Salem Cross Inn. The bus leaves the Senior Center at 8:00 am and will return at approximately 4:00 pm. Please sign up in advance to reserve your seat on the van. A $5.00 donation is requested upon sign-up. 

            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!

            Follow the Senior Center on Facebook. Many events, notifications and pictures from events are posted on Facebook for your convenience. 

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

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