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Circus with a Purpose – 2019 Senior Health Fair

The Manchester Health Department and Manchester Senior Center are sponsoring, “Circus with A Purpose” Senior Health Fair 2019 on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Manchester Senior Center.  There will be over 50 vendors providing free health screenings, demonstrations and display tables. Screenings available include: glucose, blood pressure, oral cancer, hearing, osteoporosis, balance, memory, colon cancer, Hartford Hospital Mobile mammogram and depression. There will be Tibetan bowl therapy, sound healing and 5 minute chair massage demonstrations. October Kitchen and Shop Rite will provide nutritional education including food samples. Seniors can learn about a wide range of topics, including nutrition, fraud prevention, Medicare, home care, sleep disorders, diabetes, immunizations, emergency preparedness and also view environmental modifications and products that support independent living. Drawings for door prizes will be held throughout the event. Please call the Manchester Health Department at (860) 647-3173 with questions and TO REGISTER for a mammogram, chair massage, reiki, and oral cancer, osteoporosis, memory, and hearing screenings.   



Registration for the Greenhouse is now open. Cost is $5.00/pp due at the time of Registration. Please sign up at the front office anytime. The Greenhouse will be open on Monday, March 4th weather permitting. Greenhouse hours will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am-11am. Please call Missy Rankin with any questions at 860-647-3210.



Exciting Health News!

The Town of Manchester and ECHN Are Proud To Announce:
Beginning on December 7, 2018, Dr. Tricia Hall will be seeing patients at the Manchester Senior Center. Dr. Hall will be at the Senior Center the First Friday of every month from 9:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Dr. Hall is double-board certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine from the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromuscular Medicine.

To make an appointment, please call 860-533-4678
or stop by the ECHN Medical Office at the Senior Center to check same day availability
Wednesday Blood Pressure Clinic will continue as scheduled
Please join us for a ribbon cutting at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 3rd
Please RSVP to the Senior Center Front Office if you plan to attend.
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Eileen Faust, Director




Grocery Shopping Policy - Important - Please Read

SOCIAL WORK SERVICES  - Kitty Dudley, please make an appointment at the front desk.

  • Would you or someone you know like to be involved in either of these two programs.  Contact Eileen Faust at 860-647-3211.  You'll be happy you did!

    • Senior Circle Program - This small family-like group meets at the Senior Center on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-1:00 p.m. Under the friendly and enthusiastic leadership of our Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. Members enjoy a variety of activities; including crafts, gentle exercise, reminiscing, current events and just plain old FUN! This is not a drop-in program. Pre-registration is required. Please contact Kitty Dudley, Social Worker at 860-647-3211 for more information.


  • Mailbox Pickup Time - The mailman now comes to the Senior Center late mornings to pick up mail from the Blue & White Checkerboard basket/drop off (hanging to the left of the front desk). We collect out-going personal mail there or you may feel free to drop it outside in the blue mailbox under the pine tree near the sidewalk.