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City of Cambridge

Senior Center Programs

Human Service Programs

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What types of services and classes are offered?

Our two senior centers provide a variety of services and classes:

  • Senior Food Pantry
  • Counseling and support groups
  • Vision and blood pressure screening
  • Breakfast and lunch service
  • Men’s groups
  • Computer classes
  • Educational and recreational offerings

View the Senior Center Calendar of Events

What programs and services are offered at the Citywide Senior Center?

Located in Central Square, the Citywide Senior Center serves as a "one stop” multi-service center for seniors living in Cambridge and the surrounding area. The Senior Center offers the following programs and services:

  • breakfast and lunch Monday - Saturday; dinner on Mondays
  • Senior Food Pantry
  • ESL and computer classes
  • Tai Chi, Yoga, strength training & dance aerobics.
  • Line dancing
  • Exercise programs
  • Trips in and around New England
  • Arts and crafts classes
  • Health and wellness Lectures
  • Beano
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Special events

The Citywide Senior Center’s ethnic and cultural programs include: the Asian Elders, the African-American Seniors, the Haitian Seniors, and the Latino Seniors.

Also housed in the Cambridge Citywide Senior Center is the Windsor House, an adult daycare facility.

What programs and services are offered at the North Cambridge Senior Center?

Located at 2050 Massachusetts Avenue, just outside of Porter Square, the North Cambridge Senior Center offers seniors an exciting schedule of social and recreational activities, including:

  • Lunch, served Monday thru Friday from 11:30-12:15
  • Bingo & whist
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Exercise/stretch/strength training
  • W.O.W (Watching Our Weight)
  • Yoga and Zumba Gold
  • Walking club
  • Computer tutoring
  • Safety awareness classes
  • Health talks
  • Monthly birthday tea
  • Weekly movies

Throughout the year, we arrange numerous day trips, themed parties, movies, ethnic presentations, special bazaars and much more. The North Cambridge Senior Center also offers:

  • Free blood pressure screening  
  • Fee based podiatry services
  • Various free health screenings

Last Updated: 3/5/2017 | Provide feedback on this page

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