Rochester Council on Aging

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The Rochester Senior Center is looking for volunteers to help make and serve breakfast at “Ye Olde Breakfast Shoppe” weekday mornings. In addition, the Senior Center is also looking for part-time van drivers. Please contact the Senior Center for details.

            The Rochester COA Board of Directors meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 13 at 9:00 am at Rochester Town Hall. All Rochester residents are welcome to attend this meeting. The COA Board of Directors is accepting applications for new board members. Applicants should be Rochester residents, and active Senior Center participants. Board members advocate and serve the needs and interests of Rochester’s older adults. This commitment is usually a few hours each month. Interested parties are welcomed and encouraged to apply. Please send letters of interest to Rochester Council on Aging Board of Directors at 67 Dexter Lane, Rochester, MA  02770.  

            The COA Board is also looking for volunteers for the Advisory Council. The Advisory Council is responsible for implementing the COA’s ongoing Program Evaluation Plan via evaluations and recommendations. Applications for the Advisory Council are available at the Senior Center.

            The Greater Boston Food Bank Free Commodity Food monthly distribution at the Rochester Senior Center is scheduled for Wednesday, November 13 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. If you participate in this program, please note that you must pick up your items in person unless other arrangements have been previously made. All items must be picked up on November 13. Food items will not remain at the Senior Center after this date. If you are interested in becoming a participant, or want to know if you qualify, please contact the Director or the Outreach Worker at the Senior Center.

            Upcoming Trips:

            Thursday, November 14 the Senior Center has a trip to Casselberry Faire at the Shriners Auditorium in Wilmington, MA.

            Thursday, November 21 the Senior Center has a trip to Pheasant Lane Mall and Merrimack Valley Premium Outlets.

            Sunday, November 24 the Senior Center has a trip to Old Rochester Regional Junior High School for a Thanksgiving Dinner.

            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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