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VERNON SENIOR CENTER

 

Director:  Maureen Gabriele
Address:  26 Park Place, Vernon, CT 06066
Phone:     (860) 870-3680
Fax:         (860) 870-3588

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OUR MISSION

The Vernon Senior Center is committed to assisting Vernon seniors by providing programs that meet their needs and address their concerns:

-          Opportunities for socialization, recreation and learning

-          Fitness and health programs and services

-          Transportation

-         Entertainment and trips

-          Assistance with applications for services

-          Information or referral to other agencies for services          

ACTIVITIES 

-       Mah Jongg, shuffleboard and pool. Tournaments are also held for each of these activities. 

     Award luncheons are held at the end of each tournament.

-      One day and multi-day trips      

-   Knitting & Crocheting

-      Bingo                                             

-   Games – Dominos, Scrabble and Chess

-      Line Dance                                  

-   Free Drawing Time     

INSTRUCTION/CLASSES

            -    Senior Fitness                 -    Mah Jongg        -    Tai Chi               -   Computer Classes

            -    Line Dance                      -    Chess                 -   Chair Yoga         -   Painting Classes

            -    Driver Safety                  -     Pool                   -    Dominos            -   Crochet & Knitting Class    

HEALTH/WELLNESS PROGRAMS

-   Foot Care

-     Screenings:                                

o   Blood Pressure

o   Blood Sugar

o   Hearing

 

TRANSPORTATION

       Senior Bus:

-  Shopping – Thursdays

-  Shopping at Buckland Hills, Savers, and Walmart – every month

-  “Out to Lunch Bunch” - once a month

-  Special events – Exchange Club picnic

            -  Special trips

-  Special Events shuttle

       Senior Car:

-  Medical and dental appointments outside of Vernon 

SOCIAL GATHERINGS      

            -  Events – lunch and entertainment    

            -  Card parties

            -  Holiday parties                                        

            -  Exchange Club picnic      

            -  Out to Lunch Bunch

  -  Dances and Parties 

 

INFORMATION ON ISSUES TO SENIORS

-    Presentations

-    Written material – flyers and brochures

 

REFERRALS TO OTHER AGENCIES

-     Municipal Agent

-     Vernon Social Services

-     Hockanum Valley Community Council 

 

ASSISTANCE WITH APPLICATIONS 

-    Municipal Agent

-    Income Taxes

 

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Questions?  Call 860-870-3680 Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

26 Park Place, Vernon CT  06066

                                       

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