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 Oct. 21:

Monday: Swedish meatballs.

Tuesday: Chicken broccoli pasta with alfredo sauce.

Wednesday: Calico beans & sausage.

Thursday: Chicken patty with tomato & honey mustard sauce.

Friday: Roast pork with gravy.

 

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: 9 a.m. — N.A. Commons blood pressure; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Bridge; 1 p.m. — Knitting class.

Tuesday: 9:15 a.m. — Big Y; 10:30 a.m. — Chair aerobics; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 12:10 p.m. — Bingo.

Wednesday:9 a.m. — Matter of Balance; 9:30 a.m. — Tai chi at The Armory; 10 a.m. — Stop & Shop; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; Noon — Left, Right, Center; 12:30 p.m. — Movie Day.

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

Friday: 10:15 a.m. — Walmart; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 1:30 p.m. — Brown Bag pickup.

 

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: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE, call for appt.; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Art with Donna; 2 p.m. — COA board meeting.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Chair Yoga; 9:15 a.m. — Tai Chi; 10 a.m. — Mobile food bank; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; Noon — Adams Market; 1 p.m. — Quilt, crochet, knit.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE, call for appt.; 10 a.m. — Walmart; 10:30 a.m. — Blood pressure clinic; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Bingo.

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

Friday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE, call for appt.; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 1 p.m. — Brown Bag.

WILLIAMSTOWN

The Council on Aging office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Harper Center, 118 Church St.

Monday: 9 a.m. — Yoga; 10:30 a.m. — Exercise; 1 p.m. — Tai Chi; 2:30 p.m. — Balance class.

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

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

Thursday: 9 a.m. — Walking Club; 9:45 a.m. — Tai Chi; 10 a.m. to noon — Flu shot clinic; 11:15 a.m. — Balance; 5 p.m. — Weight Watchers.

Friday: 9 a.m. — Yoga; 10:30 a.m. — Exercise; Noon — Luncheon; 1 p.m. — Mass EDP; Brown Bag.

 

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. Transportation available Wednesdays by calling 413-446-2559. Lunch reservations 24 hours in advance, 413-743-9719, $2 donation.

Monday: 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

Wednesday: 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Senior Club meeting.

CLARKSBURG

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

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

Thursday: 10 a.m. to noon — Walk & Social; 1 p.m. — Games & etc.

 

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: 10 a.m. — Knit & crochet; 1 p.m. — Household tips.

Thursday: 10 a.m. — Dust Off Your Crockpot; 1 p.m. — Scrabble tournament, part 1.

Friday: 10 a.m. — Quilting; Brown Bag Day; 12:30 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.