Senior Services

Glocester Senior Center
1210 Putnam Pike
Chepachet, RI 02814
401-567-4557
401-710-9860, fax
Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Melissa Bouvier, Director

*NOTICE: We no longer go by the school system when inclement weather occurs. Any changes to our status will be posted on the local news channel as “The Glocester Senior Center.”

NOTICE: THE SENIOR CENTER WILL BE OPENING WITH A PHASED-IN APPROACH
BEGINNING ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST WITH PHASE 1.
It is still safer to stay home, but we are trying to reach those who are deeply feeling the effects of Isolation and boredom by providing a place to come and see friends. The building hours are limited to 10:00am to 3:00pm and you must call to make a reservation to attend any activity. Masks are required — no exceptions.

Next week’s in-house activities are as follows:

  • Monday- Sewing 10:00am-11:30am
  • Tuesday- Scrabble 10:00am-11:30am
  • Wednesday-Knitting 10:00am-11:30am
  • Thursday- Pictionary 10:00am-11:30am
  • Friday- Social Hour 10:00am-11:30am

The Billiard room, computer room and exercise equipment will room will also be available by appointment only.

Boxed lunch curb side pickup and Zoom classes continue.


BOXED LUNCHES NOW AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP  
Call 401-567-4557 to order. Drive-thru pick up between 12:00 and 12:30 only. $3 suggested donation. Must have exact donation amount or a check made out to: Aging Well Inc. Please have payment ready -- this needs to be a quick transaction. Sorry, please understand we will not be able to socialize.

NOTICE: You must CALL to reserve your lunch 567-4557 ASAP. Minimum notice is now 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE by 11:00am.

DUE TO COVID-19, SOME ITEMS BECOME UNAVAILABLE AND SUBSTITUTIONS NEED TO BE MADE.

  • THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 17, 2020
    SWEDISH MEATBALLS W/GRAVY, MASHED POTATO, ROLL, FRUIT, JUICE
     
  • FRIDAY - SEPTEMBER 18, 2020
    CHICKEN SALAD SANDWICH, BEAN SALAD, CHIPS, FRUIT, JUICE
     
  • Monday - September 21, 2020
    Stuffed shells, roll, green beans, fruit and juice
     
  • Tuesday - September 22, 2020
    BBQ Chicken & Bacon sandwich, bean salad, chips, fruit and juice
     
  • Wednesday - September 23, 2020
    Beef stew, roll, tossed salad, fruit and juice
     
  • Thursday - September 24, 2020
    Seafood salad plate, roll, pasta salad, chips, fruit and juice
     
  • Friday - September 25, 2020
    Roast beef sandwich, potato salad, chips, fruit and juice


VIRTUAL SENIOR CENTER
In addition to our zoom offerings, you may
want to check out our virtual senior center.
Click on the logo below to view Age-Friendly
Rhode Island’s interactive calendar of events!

ZOOM CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE  
Glocester Senior Center, along with our amazing instructors, is excited to provide your favorite exercise classes to you in the comfort and safety of your own home. Go to Zoom.us and Download the Zoom app from your desk top computer, laptop, iPad, or smart phone. Prepare an area in your home where you can exercise. Then when your scheduled class is streaming live, you can log in a few minutes prior to class time using the ID’s and Passwords below.
  • Monday 11:00am Essentrics
    (Must be a current Essentrics member; call 401-567-4557 for info)
     
  • Tuesday 9:15am Yoga
    ID 710 828 401
    Password: Tuesday [case-sensitive]
     
  • Tuesday 10:30am Strength Training
    Meeting ID: 293 755 9837
    Password:  049590
     
  • Wednesday 9:00am Walk Fit
    ID 492 634 585
    Password: 370764
     
  • Wednesday 10:30am Keep Moving
    ID 528 366 601
    Password: 038334
     
  • Thursday 9:15am Yoga
    ID 237 282 206
    Password: Thursday [case-sensitive]
     
  • Thursday 10:30am Strength Training
    Meeting ID: 293 755 9837
    Password:  049590
     
  • Friday 10:30am Keep Moving
    ID 247 351 049
    Password: 053400


Annual Membership Form

Senior Dining Room
401-567-4557
Lunch is served Monday through Friday at the Senior Center at 12:00 noon. You do not have to be a Glocester resident, nor a member of the Senior Center, to attend lunch. Pre-registration is required.

Activities 
Click on the link below to view and print the latest calendar of activities:


The following Activity Rooms are available daily:

  • Computer Room
    Internet access
     
  • Dining Room
    Open daily Monday-Friday
    Call 401-567-4557 for more info
     
  • Exercise Room
    Treadmill, recumbent bike
     
  • Game Room
    Billiards, cards
     
  • Multi-Purpose Room
    TV, piano, exercises, bingo, dances, special events
     
  • Food Pantry
    Glocester Town Hall, 1145 Putnam Pike, Chepachet
    Every Wednesday 10:00AM-1:00PM; once a month pickup; must qualify.
    See Food Pantry Notice  POSTED MAR 25, 2020
     
  • Special Events
    Valentine's Day Party, St. Patrick's Day Party, etc.

Questions? Call the Center at 401-567-4557.
To make a donation or to order a commemorative brick, call 401-567-4557.


FARMERS MARKETS

  • Glocester Farmers Market
    Sundays 10:00am - 1:00pm starting July 26, 2020
    The Pavilion at Kent Field
    1111 Putnam Pike
    Chepachet, RI
    Fresh produce, sweet honey, fragrant soaps and other handmade items. Music and Food Truck.
    Rain or Shine!
    Senior Vouchers accepted

    ***IMPORTANT NOTE: ALL PATRONS MUST WEAR A FACE COVERING AND OBSERVE SOCIAL DISTANCING. ADDITIONALLY, THE BATHROOM IS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE.***
     
  • Scituate Farmers' Market
    Saturdays 9:00am - 12:00pm
    The Village Green
    Scituate, RI
    Senior Vouchers accepted
    MORE INFO
     
  • Farmers’ Market Vouchers
    Farmers Market Vouchers are available through September by appointment only.
    You must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

    Please use the proxy form below which also has the guidelines for requirements and would need to be completed if someone were looking to receive coupons on behalf of another.
    Proxy Form


SENIOR MEALSITE
Melissa Bouvier, Director
401-567-4557
(9:00am-4:00pm)
Lunch is served Monday through Friday at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210  Putnam Pike, Chepachet. You do not have to be a Glocester resident to attend. A donation of $3 is suggested. Pre-registration is required.


SENIOR TRANSPORTATION
Judy Branch, Human Services Director
Note: Senior transportation to doctors’ appointments is available. Transportation to the Senior Center is not available at this time.

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