Rochester Council on Aging

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            Monthly Meeting – The Rochester Council on Aging Board of Directors will hold the monthly board meeting on Wednesday, January 8 at 9:00 am. The meeting will be held at Town Hall. All residents of Rochester, MA are welcome to attend this meeting.

            Special Monday Luncheons  The Rochester Senior Center is offering the following Special Monday Luncheons in January: Monday, January 6, COA Director, Cheryl Randall-Mach and Chef Kenneth Vieira will prepare award-winning kale soup and grilled cheese sandwiches; Monday, January 13, Hanna Milhench and her team will prepare a delicious homemade lunch; Monday, January 27,Outreach Specialist, Lorraine Thompson and Chef Kenneth Vieira will prepare a scrumptious lunch. All Monday luncheons are held at noon, require advanced reservations, and a donation of $5 is requested. Rides are available by making a reservation at least 24 hours in advance.

            Podiatric Appointments – Dr. Sarah Desrosier, DPM will be at the Rochester Senior Center on January 2, 2020 for podiatric appointments. Appointments are scheduled in advance.  

            Pot Roast Supper – There will be a pot roast supper on Thursday, January 16 at 5:30 pm.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Join the Friends of the Rochester Senior Center for a meal, raffle and trivia. RSVP to Lorraine Thompson at 508-763-8723 by January 10.

            Governmental Chat – Caitlin Rowley, District Legislative Aide, will hold office hours at the Rochester Senior Center every third Wednesday of each month from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Appointments are not necessary. Come down to make your opinion known on current governmental issues. Caitlin can also be reached by email at

            Food Pantry – The Greater Boston Food Pantry pick-up date in January is Wednesday, January 15 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. Please note that this month’s pick-up date is the third Wednesday of the month. Please call the COA for more information about this free food program at 508-763-8723.

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