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Vernon, a celebrated place to live, work and visit. 

Senior Center

Director:  Maureen Gabriele
Address:  135 Bolton Road, 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:
    • Blood Pressure
    • Blood Sugar
    • 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

Questions?  Call 860-870-3680 Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

135 Bolton Road, Vernon, CT 06066