Welcome to Athol Senior Center


Athol Council on Aging

Senior Center Scheduled Program Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Closed Fridays
Additional hours by Appointment

Brown Bag Pick-up Time Change

Starting with our Brown Bag Distribution on September 20, pickup time will be from 12 noon to 1 PM. The truck will not be arriving here until around 11:30.

Flu Clinic

Wednesday, September 27th, 9AM to 12 Noon
Athol Senior Center, 82 Freedom Street

Please bring your Health Insurance card, though no charges will incur to you.
The new COVID-19 vaccines will also be available at this time.

Sponsored by City of Fitchburg Health Department, Montachusett Public Health Network, and Athol Board of Health Deptartment.

Registry of Deeds and Probate Court Presentation
MassHealth Recertification

With the end of the Pandemic Emergency, MassHealth is now going through a
recertification process.  If they have all the information they need you will be automatically renewed.  If they need more information you will receive a BLUE envelope with a renewal application.  It is important that you return the application within the time frame requested.  If you need help with the renewal application call us at  978-249-8986. 

Listen as the nuts and bolts on how the Registry of Deeds and the Probate Court work together for the residents of Massachusetts. Join us in a dialogue about land ownership and how probate issues can legally affect what happens to your property. We will provide introductory information and give an overview about Deeds, Homestead Act, Trusts, and Estates.

Worcester Registry of Deeds: Kathryn A. Toomey, Register
Registrar of Probate Courts: Stephanie Fattman, Registrar

Athol Senior Center
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 1PM – 2:30 PM
RSVP to 978-249-8986

Sean Fullerton Performance!

Followed by an Apple Cider Donut Social
Wednesday, October 25 at 1PM

For more information see the Events and Activities page.

Athol Council on Aging is looking for a tech savvy individual who would enjoy assisting our seniors with their cell phones and tablets. If this interests you please call Athol Senior Center at 978-249-8986.

New Medicare Card Scam

Click here for more information on the News Page.

Changes to DTA/SNAP Benefits

Federal COVID-19 SNAP Emergency Allotments recently ended and on March 2nd households received their final federal COVID-19 SNAP benefit. You may be able to take advantage of a Medical Expenses Deduction to increase your benefit. Forms for this benefit are available at Athol Senior Center by appointment or online at:

Bingo is BACK!!!

See the Events and Activities page for more information

Grief Support Group for Elders

Watch for more information about future meetings.

North Quabbin Memory Cafe

“Coffee Connections” – This new program will offer a monthly meeting place for individuals living with changes in their thinking or memory, mild cognitive impairment or dementia due to Alzheimer’s Disease or a related disorder.

For more information, see the Events and Activites page.

There is a lot going on at Athol Senior Center.

Please check out the Events and Activities Page so you won’t miss out!!

Department of Transitional Assistance Warnings

 The Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) has issued warnings to DTA (SNAP) clients regarding skimming and phishing scams that have impacted some residents. For more information, see the NEWS page.

20% Senior Discount on Food Products at Ocean State Job Lot in Athol, Mondays from 8 to 9 AM.

Congregate Lunches

Tuesdays and Wednesdays at noon.

Watch for menu information. Please call the Council on Aging at 978-249-8986

by 9:00 AM the day before to make your reservation.

Suggested donation: $3.00 per person

COVID-19 Test Kits are presently available at the Athol Senior Center. Ask at the front desk!

Check the
Events and Activities

page to see what’s happening at the Senior Center.