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Bellows Falls Area Senior Center

18 Tuttle Street, Bellows Falls VT 05101

8:30am - 3:30pm Monday thru Friday

Phone:802-463-3907   e-mail:bfasc@sover.net

Serving the Towns of Athens, Grafton, Rockingham, Walpole, and Westminster.


ABOUT US

Welcome

We have attempted to include important information for area seniors.  If you cannot find answers to your questions on this site, please contact us by using the appropriate link on the left of this screen.

Visit us at the Center for lunch, served daily from 11:30-12:15. No reservations are necessary.  We serve on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Look for the Senior Center sign on the corner of Tuttle & Rockingham Streets adjacent to the Police/Fire Station.  Turn onto Tuttle Street and follow to the end of the street.  Take a left into our parking lot.

 

 



Happy Birthday from the Senior Center!

If you are 60 years of age or older, enjoy a free congregate lunch during the month of your birthday.

We are now 50+

We are pleased to announce the minimum attendance age has been lowered to 50 years of age.

Come enjoy numerous activities, trips, and special events. A majority of our activities are free of charge.

Want to join us for lunch? The cost is $5.00 for those under 60, and a suggestion donation of $3.50 for those 60+.

WELLNESS PROGRAMS THROUGH SMCS CHT FOR

 

 

Healthier Living with Chronic Conditions

Location: Rockingham Free Public Library 65 Westminster St. Bellows Falls, VT

Dates: Tuesday February 17th, Tuesday February 24th, Tuesday March 3rd, Tuesday March 10th, Tuesday March 17th, Tuesday March 24th

Time: 12:30 - 3:00 pm

The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a program that helps individuals with chronic conditions learn how to manage and improve their own health. The program focuses on problems that are common to individuals suffering from any chronic condition, such as pain management, nutrition, exercise, medication use, emotions, and communicating with doctors.

 

 

Weight Loss & Wellness for Adults-A Five-Session series.

Location: Springfield Health Center, 100 River St. Springfield, VT

Dates: March 3rd, March 10th, March 17th, March 24th and March 31st from 5:30-6:30 pm

This weight and wellness program is designed to help adults looking to lose weight or maintain weight they've lost, in a healthy way, with the assistance of registered dietitian nutritionist, and the support of other program participants with similar goals. Topics addressed in this 5–class series will be physical activity, appetite regulation, emotional eating, combating food cravings, meal planning, and behavior modification tools. Each class will last approximately 1 hour and include an educational component as well as an opportunity for participants to share ideas and report on progress or stumbling blocks. To register for this group please call 802-886-8946.

 

Brattleboro Area Hospice Volunteer Training in Bellows Falls

 

Brattleboro Area Hospice will offer its Spring Volunteer Training in Bellows Falls.  Applications are due by Friday, March 20.  The training will run from Thursday, April 2 through May 28, 4-7 pm.  First spots in the training will be held for Bellows Falls area residents.  Space limited to 10 people.

 

 

Throughout Windham County hospice volunteers aid neighbors and their families who are living with life-threatening illnesses.  Help may range from errands to gardening to emotional and physical support. Our volunteers report the work is challenging and very rewarding. Training topics include hospice philosophy, nuts and bolts of volunteering, ethical issues, personal attitudes toward death and dying, and grief issues among others. Presenters include professionals from the community as well as Hospice staff and volunteers.

 

Please call Brattleboro Area Hospice for more information or an application at 802.257.0775. There is a $40 contribution requested (but not required for placement in the training) to help cover the cost of materials.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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