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Welcome to the Lynn Council On Aging

The Council On Aging is responsible for all senior activities. Watch here for new updated activity schedules and lunch menus. You may also contact us by mail, phone, fax, or email with your questions or if you require any additional information. Folks interested in volunteering at the Senior Center, please call Pam Brito at 781-586-8618.

List Contact
Phone
Fax
Email
Stacey Minchello | Senior Center Director
(781) 586-8503
(781) 599-0824
sminchello@glss.net
List Contact
Phone
Fax
Email

Contact
Phone
Email

Pam Brito | Program Coordinator
(781) 586-8618
(781) 599-0824
pbrito@glss.net

Rosa Paulino-Diaz | Activities Coordinator
(781) 586-8625
rpaulinodiaz@glss.net

  Senior Center Address and Hours
  8 Silsbee Street
Lynn MA 01901
Monday-Friday | 8 AM until 4 PM
  Age Requirement | 60 Year Old or Older
  Breakfast Is Served
Monday-Friday
| Suggested Donation $1
| 8 AM until 9 AM
  Lunch Is Served
Monday-Friday
| Suggested Donation $2
| 10:45 AM until 12:30 PM
  Age Requirement | 60 Year Old or Older
 

We are not a club; the center is open to anyone 60 years of age or older as well as those over 50 years with a disability at the Director’s discretion.

  Our Mailing List
  Please call us to have your name added to our mailing list. Our newsletter has important articles that keep you informed.  It is also the hub of upcoming events. It is also available on this website using the left hand tabs on this page.
  Volunteer Opportunities
 

- If you are interested in volunteering at the senior center there are positions available; Serving lunch to the seniors, once a month Newsletter assembly, Good will ambassadors, or driving the bus for day trips. Inquire with in, ask for Pam Brito.

- We are always looking for suggestions and ideas for activities, programs or events. Please let us know how we can improve your senior center. Your input is important to us!

- The Lynn Council on Aging Senior Center appreciates your support in the community so that we may continue to assist our elders while aging in place independently.

Please select an item from the left hand menu to view information and download links to available files and forms. Please note, our current and past 2010 issues of the COA Newsletter are now available directly from our website.

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Our Current Silsbee Street Schedule | September 2015

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday





8 AM - 9 AM BREAKFAST 8 AM - 9 AM BREAKFAST 8 AM - 9 AM BREAKFAST 8 AM - 9 AM BREAKFAST 8 AM - 9 AM BREAKFAST
9 - 12 AM
Wii Play
9 - 12 AM
Wii Play
9 - 12 AM
Wii Play
9 - 12 AM
Wii Play
9 - 12 AM
Wii Play
  9:45 - 10:45 AM
Pokeno
9AM - 1 PM
Hair Salon
9 - 10:30 AM
Watercolor Painting
9:30 - 11:15 AM
Trivial Pursuit Team Play
  10 - 11:30 AM
Oil Painting Class
9:30 - 11 AM
Arts & Crafts
  9:30 - 11:15 AM
Knitting & Conversation
    9:30 - 10:30 AM
Beginners
Tap
   
    11-12 Noon
Computer Class #1
   
10:45-12:30 LUNCH 10:45-12:30  LUNCH 10:45-12:30  LUNCH 10:45-12:30 LUNCH 10:45-12:30  LUNCH
1 - 2:45 PM
Bingo
12:30 - 2:30 PM Cribbage 11:30-12:15 PM
Exercise Class
10:30-12 PM
Acrylic Painting
11:30-12:15 PM
Exercise Class
    12:15 -1: 15
Computer Class #2
   
12 - 1 PM
Mens Sports Club
12 - 1 PM
Mens Sports Club
12 - 1 PM
Mens Sports Club
12 - 1 PM
Mens Sports Club
12 - 1 PM
Mens Sports Club
  1-2:45 PM
Pokeno
1-3 PM
Movie
1:30-3:30 PM    
Japanese Bunka Embroidery
1-2:45 PM
Bingo
  1:30 PM
Billards Club
1-3 PM
Penny Ante' Poker
2-3 PM
Horesrace
Game
 
  2 PM
Senior Center Gamers Group
     
1:45-2 PM
COFFEE AND SNACK
1:45-2 PM
COFFEE AND SNACK
1:45-2 PM
COFFEE AND SNACK
1:45-2 PM
COFFEE AND SNACK
1:45-2 PM
COFFEE AND SNACK





Computer Class Information

Classes are limited to 6 students with more one on one time for questions, practice and hands on applications. Classes are scheduled for Wednesdays. Each series is five weeks long and cost $60. Pre-paid registrations hold your seat. Either sign up in person at the center or mail your check to:

LCOA | 8 Silsbee Street, Lynn, MA 01901

Expect a phone call confirming your registration.
Have questions?? Call Mayra 781-586-8546

Computer Class # 1 | Wednesday - 11 AM - 12 Noon
Introduction to Computers &Windows 7
This basic introductory course is for students with little or no experience.

Computer Class #2 | Wednesday - 12:15 AM - 1:15 PM
Introduction to computers & Windows 7 Continued
This basic introductory course is for students with little or no experience and is a continuation from Computer Class #1

Wellness Offerings

  Hair Salon | Wednesday 9 AM until 1 PM
Walk In or Appointments | 60+ years of age and a senior center member
Call for an appointment (781) 586-8618 or (781) 586-8625

Wash & Cut $10 | Wash, Cut & Blow Dry $15 | Wash, Cut & Set $15
Color $20 | Perm $40 | Wax (Chin / Eyebrow / Upper Lip) $5 Each

  Podiatrist |  Thursdays/ Every Six Weeks: (Dates Vary)
10 AM - 12 PM Bring Insurance Card or $25
  FREE Blood Sugar Screening/Blood Pressure Screening
Second Tuesday of the month 8 AM - 9:30 AM
  T.O.P.S. “Taking off Pounds Sensibly”
Weight management support group $32 annually
10 AM Thursdays
  Eyes Glass Clinic | By: Mr. Specs, First Tuesday of the Month 10 AM
  Massage Therapy | Every other Friday (dates vary) $5 per 20 minutes
 1 PM - 3 PM Call For An Appointment
  Hearing Clinic | Last Tuesday of the month 9 AM - 11 AM
  Strength and Balance Exercise | Wednesday and Friday  11:30 AM - 12:15 PM - $5 Per Class/ First Class is Free!!

Medical Outreach Program of Greater Lynn

Reaching the underserved individuals and families in need of health care services in the Greater Lynn Community.

Office Hours at the Lynn Senior Center
Every Thursday 9:30 AM until 11:30 AM

 

Senior Center Happenings and Volunteer Opportunities

BREAKFAST | Served M-F 8 AM - 9 AM  (suggested donation $1)

BIRTHDAY KAROAKE PARTY
| 11:30 AM until 1PM
First of the month (Please check our news letter or call for date)
It’s Free and It’s Fun! Sing your heart out or simply be in the audience!

COFFEE AND SNACK | Served M-F 1:45 PM- 2 PM    (.25 cents)

MOVIES | Every Wednesday at 1 PM Free popcorn and soda.

BINGO | Mondays and Fridays starting at 1 PM -2:45 PM

FOXWOODS CASINO | $28 ~ Departs from the Lynn Senior Center
7 AM and returns approximately at 6:45 PM. See our monthly newsletter for travel dates. Sign up at the Lynn Senior Center or Call Rosa or Pam.

IN2L (It’s never too late) KIOSK | The kiosk for living well.
Two rograms of the aging and disability resource consortium of the Greater North Shore.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 AM until 12 Noon
  • Located at the Lynn Senior Center
  • Play Games, have fun, explore, learn and connect with others
  • A virtual gateway to many resources and connect with others.

IN2L VIDEO EXERCISE | The kiosk for living well.

  • Wednesdays 12:30 PM until 1:30 PM
  • Located at the Lynn Senior Center - Large Activity Room

Volunteer Opportunities | If you are interested in volunteering at the senior center there are positions available; Serving lunch to the seniors, once a month Newsletter assembly, Good will ambassadors, or driving the bus for day trips. Inquire with in, ask for Pam.

- We are always looking for suggestions and ideas for activities, programs or events. Please let us know how we can improve your senior center. Your input is important to us!

- The Lynn Council on Aging Senior Center appreciates your support in the community so that we may continue to assist our elders while aging in place independently.


Our Board of Directors

The Lynn Council on Aging Board of Directors meet every month except July and August on the fourth Wednesday at 11:30 am in the 1st floor board room.
If interested in applying to serve as a Board of Director apply online through the Mayor’s application process.

Current Board of Directors | 2015
President Al DiVirgilio
Vice President   Edmund Brown
Clerk     Arthur Akers
Board Members Pearl Brown
Minette Lall
Frank LaMacchia
Lester McClain
Charlie Mitchell
Frances Taggart
Marlene Vasi Eddy

Friends of Lynn Council On Aging

The Friends of the Lynn Council on Aging are a non- profit fund raising group that meets quarterly to plan events and support the senior center.

Consider the joining the Friends of the Lynn Council on Aging!

Our meetings are held at the senior center at 10 AM on the last Thursday of the month during August, November, February and May.

Our Mission Statement:
To enhance the effectiveness of the Lynn Council on Aging Senior Center by providing support of both a  fundraising and volunteer nature. To promote, sponsor, and to carry out educational and public service purposes and objectives so as to encourage elder interest and participation in the senior center.

Friends of LCOA | 2015
President Joan Noble
Vice President   Open Seat
Treasurer Deb Small
Recording Secretary Cindy LeBlanc
Membership Secretary Roberta Abrams

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