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Social Engagement programs such as the AgeWell Café, luncheons, and walking groups connect socially isolated seniors to their neighbors and friends.

 

Through luncheons, special events such as Falls Prevention Day, and the annual SeniorPalooza Senior Prom, seniors become more socially engaged and have opportunities to learn about additional services and resources available to them.


AgeWell Café

A hot lunch and a guest speaker are offered on the third Tuesday of each month. Topics include information on health care, city services, age-friendly initiatives, scams, financial health, nutrition, and much more! There is a suggested $2.00 donation for the lunches.  AgeWell Café is held at the Spring Street Apartments, 23 Spring Street in West Roxbury from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. Learn More


Technology Tutoring Program

Student volunteers from The Roxbury Latin School give seniors an introduction to computers or smart phones in their state-of-the-art computer lab. This program allows the senior to work one-on-one with a student to learn basic technology skills. If you are working on a laptop or tablet at home, you may bring that with you. If you would like to learn more about your smart phone, bring that too! Seniors with all levels of experience are welcome to participate in this program, from beginners on up! *A VERY limited number of seats are available for this program. **Long walk from parking to door and classroom.

Classes are offered at no cost to the participant and meet 1 day per week for 6 weeks; 1 hour each week. Learn More


Special Events

Large special events are held throughout the year and include a holiday party, senior prom, and Conversations on Aging, a series of informational forums highlighting topics of interest related to healthy aging and aging in place.