The Newton Senior Center
Our mission is to serve as a place
for older adults in the community and to create an environment that validates the changing needs and interests of individuals in Newton. We are a nationally accredited senior center where people gather in an atmosphere that promotes and utilizes life experiences. The Newton Senior Center programs and services are designed for those 50 years old to 100+.
The Newton Department of Senior Services welcomes the diversity of the senior population and strives to reflect our values of acceptance and mutual respect through supportive programs, services and advocacy.
345 Walnut Street
Newtonville, MA 02460
Main number: 617-796-1660
Events are intended for participants over 55. Please feel free to join in relevant activities if you are a family member, caregiver or friend. For more information, please see our newsletter.
Spring Bird Walks begin! Put on some boots and enjoy local habitats. All levels of birding expertise welcome. Tuesdays, May 7 and 14, 8:00 a.m.
Fascinated by ancient history? Sign up for History of Math, a class that delves into cultural centers and the role they played in the development of modern mathematics. Wednesdays, May 8, 15, 22 and June 5, 10:00 a.m.
Upcoming art classes: Fused Glass, Observational Drawing and Watercolors. Sign up early, space is limited!
Express yourself! A NEW Memoir Writing Seminar begins on May 15 at 9:45 a.m. Visit Newton Community Education to register.
Newton Health Care Center sponsors a Healthy Breakfast with featured speaker Lauren Decker, RD. Enjoy the most important meal of the day! Free. Wednesday, May 15, 8:15 a.m.
During Take Control of Your Future: A Legal Check-Up, Jessica Batsevitsky, Esq. will discuss estate planning and elder law. Monday, May 20, 12:30 p.m.
What do you need to know about downsizing? Join Adam Shamus, Seniors Real Estate Specialist, and Amy Roberts, a Move Manager, as they discuss the current housing market and how to prepare for your move in Right Sizing 101. Wednesday, May 22, 12:30 p.m.
Receive our newsletter & updates by email. To receive the newsletter by e-mail and to receive e-mail information updates please register your e-mail address. Department of Senior Services/ Newton Senior Center list is administered by the Newton Senior Center. It is intended primarily to deliver the monthly newsletter to subscribers although we may offer important emergency updates to the members of the list. Frequency of the newsletter is once each month.
Join us for lunch five days a week. Please see our daily lunch menu.
Council on Aging
The Council on Aging (COA) is a group of interested volunteers, appointed by the mayor, to serve the needs of and improve the quality of life for all Newton Seniors focusing on advocacy education, outreach, and legislation. The Council on Aging is composed of 9 commissioners and 29 Advisory Board members. Among the members are citizens and service providers. They support the work and mission of the other components of the department as well as act as citizen advocates. Reach the COA through Department Head, Jayne Colino, at 617-796-1671 or email.
MBTA Senior Access Pass
Contact 617-222-5976 or visit here for information about the MBTA Senior Access Pass or to renew.
Durable Medical Equipment
Wheelchairs, walkers, canes, shower chairs, commodes. Please contact Alice Bailey, Executive Adminstrator, at 617-796-1664 or email. Please call in advance to donate, pick-up or drop-off equipment.
Contractor Referral List
For a list of pre-screened contractors, plumbers, electricians, handymen, etc. please call Lynn Feinman, Aging in Place Project Manager, at 617-796-1675 or email. Lynn is in Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Fridays 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
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|May 20, 2013