Adult Center

COUNCIL ON AGING

“A BRANCH OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT”
At Greenwood Park
231 Maple Road, Longmeadow, MA 01106

413-565-4150

Fax 413-565-4152

TDD 413-565-4150

Your Internet Guide to the resources devoted to serving
mature adults and their families in Longmeadow.

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Welcome!

Dear Friends,

Our Board of Directors and staff are pleased to have you participate in the programs and services of the Longmeadow Adult Center. We hope our doors open up new avenues of positive energy that create warmth and friendship – all important ingredients of a caring community.

We have tried to match the desires of our community members with what is offered each day so that many different programs and services can take place comfortably.

This information has been designed to be a quick reference guide for you. Welcome to the Adult Center — our setting for adult services in Longmeadow.

We welcome you!

Very truly yours,

The Longmeadow Adult Center Staff

Adult Center Survey

 

Mission Statement

The Longmeadow Adult Center is a community-based center in Longmeadow which affirms the dignity and potential of older people. The Center fosters respect, independence and personal growth for each individual. As a community resource, it provides access to supportive services and programs. Residents are encouraged to make their voices heard and to contribute to the Center and their community.

Board of Directors

The Board is composed of Longmeadow residents who are appointed by the Board of Selectmen. The Board works with residents and staff to address issues and programs that affect seniors.

Board Chair: Robert Petroff

Directors: Marybeth Bergeron, John Bowen, John Carey, Saul Finestone, Phillip Hallahan, Alan Hobart, Marilyn Hurst, Rose Morace, Jim Russell, George Schmeck, Eleanor Stolar, Elizabeth Tyson

General Information

Who can participate?

The Adult Center provides services to all Longmeadow residents who are over sixty years of age or are a family member or friend of someone who is over age 60.

Address and Phone Number

The Adult Center is located in Greenwood Park at 231 Maple Road, Longmeadow, MA 01106. Our phone number is 413-565-4150. Transportation call HULMES TRANSPORTATION at 413-739-7436 or 1-866-277-7741.

Center Hours

The Center is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. The Center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and the following major holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King’s Birthday, Presidents’ Day, Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day and the following day, Christmas Day.

Weather Closings

Listen to your local TV for weather related closings. Please call the Adult Center at 413-565-4150  before leaving home to check whether your class or program will be held.

Longmeadow Adult Center Staffing

Available at 413-565-4150 from 9:00 – 3:00 PM

Executive Director – Emily Perkins, eperkins@longmeadow.org                                                                         Community Health Nurse – Carol Steiner, RN; csteiner@longmeadow.org
Program Coordinator – Kathleen Grady; kgrady@longmeadow.org
Social Service Coordinator – Linda Collina;  lcollina@longmeadow.org
Volunteer Coordinator – Ellen Gold;  egold@longmeadow.org                                                                                      Administrative Coordinators – Judith Portier; jportier@longmeadow.org

                                                      Elayne Ayan; eayan@longmeadow.org

Head Chef – Allen Lefferts
Assistant Chef – Pat Devoto, Claudette Grzywacz

Adult Center Newsletter Archives

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Council on Aging Board of Directors’ Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes 2014 4-17-14 3-20-14 2-20-14 1-23-14 2013 12-19-13 11-21-13 10-17-13 9-19-13 6-20-13 5-16-13 4-18-2013 3-21-13 2-21-13 1-17-13 2012 12-20-12 11-13-12 10-18-12 09-20-12 05-17-12 04-19-12 03/15/12 02/16/12 01/19/12 2011 12/15/11 11/17/11 10/20/11 09/15/11 08/18/11 05/19/11 04/21/11 03/17/11 02/17/11 01/20/11 2010 12/16/10 11/18/10 10/21/10 09/16/10 05/20/10 04/15/10 03/18/10 02/18/10 01/21/10 2009 12/17/09 11/19/09 10/15/09 09/19/09 05/21/09 …

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Friends Group

  The Friends of Longmeadow Older Citizens Association (FOLOCA) is the fundraising arm of The Longmeadow Adult Center and supports the Center’s daily  operations,  programs and special purchases such as: ·       Walk in Freezer         ·       Assistive Listening Devises ·       Transport Wheelchairs ·       Meals on Wheels for Longmeadow Residents ·       Nutrition Equipment You can make an …

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Gift Shop

Maple Tree Gift Shoppe at Greenwood Park 231 Maple Road, Longmeadow 9:00AM – 2:45 PM The Maple Tree Gift Shoppe, located in Greenwood Park Center, carries handcrafted merchandise, new and used household items, all occasion greeting cards, clothing, baby gifts, toys and more! Proceeds from the shop support the services at the Senior Center. Donations …

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Longmeadow Open Pantry

The Longmeadow Adult Center is pleased to announce the opening of the Longmeadow Food Pantry.  With the downturn in the economy and rise in unemployment, the need for a food distribution program in Longmeadow has become apparent.   The pantry is housed in the Adult Center at 231 Maple Road,Longmeadow and is open to all Longmeadow …

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Meals Program

DINING AND MEALS ON WHEELS Lunch is available Monday – Friday at 11:30 A.M. in our lovely dining room at Greenwood Park Center for anyone sixty years or older and their guests. Lunch costs $3.00, and reservations are required at least 24 hrs in advance.  For special luncheons we suggest calling earlier to be assured …

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Programs

Programs at the Adult Center The Center offers a wide variety of programs. See the current Center Voice newsletter for a listing of specific classes. BOOK CLUB – 1st Tuesday of the month. BRIDGE GROUPS Mondays 10:00 am – Q & A 12:30 pm – Duplicate Game Weds – 1:00 pm-arranged game Thurs-12:30 pm-Rubber Bridge …

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Resources

 RESOURCES Scroll down this page to see the resources at the Senior Center Click on these links to go directly to a Resource Advocacy Groups Alzheimer/Dementia & Related Disorders Caregivers Emergency Services Financial/Retirement Assistance Grief/Funeral Planning Health Insurance Health Screenings Home Energy – Fuel Assistance Programs Housing Concerns Legal Assistance/ Lawyer Referral Services Medical Referrals …

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Fire Shield

Safe and Warm

A joint program of: In anticipation of what may be a difficult heating season for many Longmeadow Residents, the Town of Longmeadow is offering a program to assist residents who may be have difficulty heating their homes. Our program offers: Home Heating Safety Tips & Fuels Assistance Programs For assistance or more information, please contact: …

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Social Services

HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES Available at the Longmeadow Adult Center Community Health Nurse – Carol Steiner 413-565-4154 direct line email: csteiner@longmeadow.org Social Service Coordinator – Linda Collina 413-565-4150 email: lcollina@longmeadow.org WELLNESS CLINICS & SERVICES Blood Pressure Screenings – Mondays, 10 – 11:45 AM, Longmeadow Adult Ctr Blood Sugar Screenings – Second Wednesday, 9:30 – 10:00 …

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Transportation

TRANSPORTATION PVTA contracts with Hulmes Transportation to provide transportation services through PVTA to residents over the age of 60 and those who are physically challenged. The service operates Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Longmeadow and surrounding communities are accessible through the mini-bus, as are medical appointments, errands, hairdressers, shopping and trips to …

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Volunteers

Volunteer Programs Anyone, any age, may be a volunteer at the Longmeadow Adult Center.  Interested parties should contact Ellen Gold, Coordinator of Volunteers, for placement in various positions. Call 565-4150 between 9:00 – 3:00 PM Click on item below to move to that section or just scroll down the page: General Volunteer opportunities Volunteer Newsletter …

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