ELDER SERVICES OF BERKSHIRE COUNTY

Elder Services offers resources and services for Berkshire seniors, including Meals on Wheels and senior group lunches, information and referral, case management, homemaker, personal care, caregiver services and more. There is a suggested donation of $2 per meal. Information: 413-499-0524 or 800-544-5242.

Menu for the week of Sept. 2:

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: Turkey & gravy.

Wednesday: Shepherd's pie.

Thursday: Chicken bruschetta.

Friday: Potato pollock.

 

NORTH ADAMS

The Spitzer Center at 116 Ashland St. offers lunch five days a week. Suggested donation is $2. Call 413-664-9826 for reservations two days in advance. The Council on Aging office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 9:15 a.m. — Big Y; 10:30 a.m. — Chair aerobics; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 12:10 p.m. — Bingo; 1 p.m. — Dip & swirl painting class.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. — Tai chi at The Armory; 10 a.m. — Stop & Shop; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; Noon — Left, Right, Center.

Thursday: 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 12:10 p.m. — Bingo; 1 p.m. — Chair yoga.

Friday: 10 a.m. — Food Bank truck; 10:15 a.m. — Walmart; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch.

 

ADAMS

The Council on Aging office, at 3 Hoosac St., is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and van service is available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday; call 413-743-8333 at least two days in advance for medical appointments, in-town shopping, banking and rides to the Visitor's Center for lunch and/or programs. SHINE health insurance assistance is available by appointment. Lunch is open to all.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Chair Yoga; 9:15 a.m. — Tai Chi, East St.; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; Noon — Adams Market; 1 p.m. — Quilt, crochet, knit.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE; 10 a.m. — Walmart; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Bingo; 3 p.m. — Friends meeting.

Thursday: 9 a.m. — Chair Yoga; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 1 p.m. — Senior meeting; 7 p.m. — Quilt, crochet, knit.

Friday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

 

CHESHIRE

Events for seniors are held at The Cafe, 119 School St. The COA van is available Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., $2 donation, call Ed at 413-446-2559 for reservations. Fallon Health Car available for medical appointments, call 413-743-8333. Transportation available Wednesdays by calling 413-446-2559. Lunch reservations 24 hours in advance, 413-743-9719, $2 donation.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. — Exercise; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Senior Club meeting; 6 p.m. — Sewing.

Thursday: 1 p.m. — Quilting with Betty.

Friday: 9 a.m. — Exercise.

CLARKSBURG

The Council on Aging is at 712 West Cross Road. Leah Sherman, director. Information: 413-663-8253.

Monday: 10 a.m. to noon — Walk & Social.

Tuesday: 1 p.m. — Bingo, games.

Thursday: 10 a.m. to noon — Walk & Social.

FLORIDA

The Florida Senior Center, 367 Mohawk Trail, is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, weather permitting. Suzan Oleson, interim director. Registration for all special events and meals, two days in advance, is requested. Confidential appointments for assistance, applications, information and referral, caregiver support, etc. Activities are open to all ages. Call 413-662-2811 to confirm any activity.

Wednesday: 11 a.m. — Friends meeting; 11 a.m. — COA meeting.

Thursday: 11 a.m. — Meet & greet new director.

Friday: 11 a.m. — Cooking for Two; 12:30 p.m. — Bingo.

WILLIAMSTOWN

The Council on Aging office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The Harper Center at 118 Church St. offers lunch five days a week. The suggested donation is $2. Call 413-458-8350 for reservations two days in advance.

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Oil painting; 1 p.m. — Bingo.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. — Yoga; 10:30 a.m. — Exercise; 1 p.m. — Coloring group, Bridge.

Thursday: 9 a.m. — Walkers; 9:30 a.m. — Tai Chi; 11:15 a.m. — Balance; 5 p.m. — Weight Watchers.

Friday: 9 a.m. — Yoga; 10 a.m. — Book group at Milne Library; 10:30 a.m. — Exercise; 1 p.m. — Bingo.

READSBORO, VT.

First Baptist Church on Main Street offers lunch on the second Wednesday, at noon. Sponsored by Senior Solutions; all ages welcome. Suggested donation is $3.50 for seniors. Information: 413-424-5446 or 802-423-5346.