Manchester, Connecticut

Health Programs and Social Work Services

Nutrition Educational Program 

The Manchester Health Department is offering a two hour nutrition class for four weeks starting on Monday, May 7, 2018 at West Hill Congregate located at 10 Ada Lane from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Krissy Anderson a Community Nutrition Educator will do a one hour cooking class followed by a cooking demonstration which will include participant participation and eating what is cooked.  Topics to be covered include label reading, fibers and sugars, shopping on a budget, fast foods and saturated and unsaturated fats and much more.   Maximum class size is 10 and registration is required.  Call the Manchester Health Department at (860) 647-3173 to register. 

Do you or a loved one have problems with low vision?

Learn what you can do to help yourself or your loved one with low vision by attending our monthly Low Vision support group.   Conact our social worker, Kitty Dudley at 860-647-3211.

Are you a caregiver for an elderly person?  Would you like to share advice and experiences with other caregivers?

Come join us for our monthly Caregiver Support Group.  This program is for caregivers of all ages who live in Manchester or care fo elderly family members who live in Manchester.  You may feel comfort and support learning how other people solve similar problems.  Caregivers are welcome to join any time, and may attend sessions when convenient.  Call 860-647-3211.

Social Worker and Nurse

The Senior Center Social Worker, Kitty Dudley, and Senior Center Nurse, Cathy Drouin are available by appointment to help with many of your health and personal needs. 

If you have questions about health insurance, home care, ConnPACE, or anything of a personal nature, please call 860-647-3211 for a consultation by appointment only with Kitty Dudley (call to verify dates available for appointments).

If you have questions about blood pressure, fall risk assessment or have questions about your health in general, a health consultation with Cathy Drouin, Senior Center Nurse is available by appointment on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 860-647-3173.