Support Groups

The Senior Center offers many support groups to help those in the community who are struggling with a wide variety of challenges. All of our support groups are an informal drop-in format and all are welcome. If you or someone you know has a special need, contact the center and we’ll provide assistance.

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Groups

Caregivers Support Group

This group welcomes those struggling with the day-to-day care of a loved one. The individual being cared for may be living with the caretaker or in a separate residence. Our facilitator, Taylor Lamberta, LSW from Greater Lynn Senior Services, leads the group. The group meets on the 4th Monday of the month @ 12:00. The focus is on group support and coping strategies.

Low Vision Support Group

This group addresses the needs of those who have experienced a loss of vision that glasses are not able to fully correct. Many members are legally blind but that is not a requirement. The focus of this group is to provide information and education to help people continue to be independent in their daily lives and adjust to their vision challenges. The group meets the third Tuesday of the month @ 10:00.

Hearing Support Group

Similar to the vision group, the hearing group focuses on the challenges of navigating in a hearing world. Many members wear hearing aids. Speakers include both hearing and deaf individuals and emphasis is on services available to assist members hearing needs. The group meets the third Wednesday of the month @ 10:00.

Grief Workshop

Several times a year, North Shore Center for Grief and Healing, leads an eight-week grief workshop. Anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one is welcome to attend. One class will focus on coping with the holidays and special dates.

 

Successful Single Living

This group of singles learn how to successfully navigate life on their own. The focus is on practical skills and advice. Topics include, single travel, basic finance, nutrition and cooking for one, auto maintenance, navigating the healthcare industry and much more. Join us and make some new friends.

Sunday Lunch Out

 

The first Sunday of the month @ 1:30, a group of seniors get together at a different restaurant in the area to share a meal together. Anyone who is single is welcome. Enjoy a meal with friends instead of eating alone.

Lifeline

Lifeline is an easy-to-use personal response service that ensures that older adults living at home get quick assistance whenever it is needed – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 

Reminisce

How many of you long for the good old days? Did everything seem simpler? Was the pace of life less hectic and rushed?  When were the good old days, the 30’s, 40’s or 50’s? Come join Debby to reminisce about those memorable times. The group will meet monthly on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 12:30.  Please sign up. Future topics to include – our first TV, Christmas when I was a child, School days, our family vacations, early appliances, etc.