Senior Center

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Mission Statement

Enhancing Lives of Aging Adults

The Prospect Senior Center encourages and promotes health and wellness to ensure a better quality of life, helps to establish local programs that serve aging adults and offer assistance to help enrich and enhance lives of those in our community.

The staff at the Prospect Senior Center works hard to provide programs and activities that support life-long learning, social outlets and community integration for residents of Prospect as well as our neighboring towns.

It is our goal to improve the life of senior adults and ensure they achieve personal satisfaction while enjoying life's challenges, opportunities and adventures.

Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Coordinator

Shauna Laucella

Phone:
(203)758-5300
Fax:
(203)758-3837
Email:  [email protected]


Staff

Lorraine Maglaris

lori Anderson

Susan Dasilva

Lirene Lorensen

Dave Texira

Matt Kalitta

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Senior Center Programs

The Prospect Senior Center offers a variety of programs and activities for aging adults.  While COVID has put a hold on these services, as soon as buildings are re-opened, updated classes and activities will be available.  For additional questions on programs offered, please call the Prospect Senior Center at (203)758-5300.

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Below is a sample of the programs offered at the Center.

  • Weight Strengthening
  • BINGO
  • Setback
  • Songbirds
  • Calligraphy Class
  • Zumba
  • Wii Bowling League
  • Line Dancing
  • Chair Yoga
  • Knitting and Crocheting
  • Senior Fitness
  • Bocce League

Senior Center Resources

The Prospect Senior Center provides various services and resources to area Seniors from helping with Energy Assistance Programs to helping to educate Seniors on healthy living habits.

ENERGY ASSISTANCE

Energy Assistance Programs are available to Seniors in the State of Connecticut that qualify. The Senior Center can assist Seniors in determining paperwork and documents needed to apply for Energy Assistance. For more information, visit the State of Connecticut Energy Assistance Information.   The Town of Prospect's Assistance Coordinator can be contacted at 203-758-4461.

AARP SAFE DRIVING CLASSES

The Prospect Senior Center hosts Safe Driving Classes sponsored by AARP. These classes typically run on Mondays at the Center from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Members and Non-members may register for the class. Please contact the Senior Center for information on the next session of classes.

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

Blood Pressure Screenings are help on Wednesdays at the Prospect Senior Center from noon to 2:00 PM.  There is no cost to Seniors to have this service provided.

HEALTH CLINICS AND PRESENTATIONS

The Prospect Senior Center holds various health clinics and presentations to help educate Seniors on health living habits and also offering assistance to living with illness or disabilities.  Please contact the Center for more information and to get information on other clinics such as this.

PLEASE NOTE:  Services may not be available due to COVID restrictions.  Please contact the Senior Center for additional information on the services listed (203) 758-5300.

Senior Center Transportation

There are a variety of transportation options available to Seniors in Prospect.

Prospect Mini Bus

The Prospect Mini Bus is available to pick up and drop off residents of Prospect and bring them to doctors appointments, hair appointments, shopping on certain days and other appointments that may arise. Please contact the Senior Center for scheduling information and other inquiries on daily scheduled pick ups and stops.

Greater Waterbury Transit District

Free Dial-A-Ride Transportation is also available to Seniors in Prospect.  This program allows disabled residents and senior citizens age 60 and over the opportunity to go shopping, make medical appointments and visit other locations within the region's coverage area in Cheshire, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Prospect, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown and Wolcott.

The program is on a first come first serve basis.  For more information, please contact the Senior Center at 203-758-5300.