Welcome to Athol Senior Center
Athol Council on Aging
Senior Center Scheduled Program Hours:
Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Additional hours by Appointment
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!!!
Starting Tuesday, March 21
See the Events and Activities page for more information
“Ticket to Paradise”
Thursday, March 23 at 1:00 PM
See Events and Activities page for more information
Grief Support Group for Elders
Free to any grieving elders to attend. Limited seating, sign up ends 2/1/23
Wednesdays at 2pm for 10 weeks starting, February 1, 2023
North Quabbin Memory Cafe
“Coffee Connections” – Beginning, Monday, February 6th, 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.
Lunch and Learn
RECOGNIZING & PREVENTING SCAMS
TARGETING ELDERS IN OUR COMMUNITY
Thursday, April 13, 11 am to 1 pm
For more information see the Events and Activities 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 Lunch is BACK
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