Senior Center

You Can Help Seniors Stay at Home Safely
  • Meals on Wheels needs drivers in the Merrimack Valley! Deliver hot meals and check-in with seniors on an assigned route, 1-5 times per week. Must be able to lift 25-40 lbs and climb stairs, have valid driver's license and a personal vehicle. Gas stipends are available. Contact Laura Garvin at 978-651-3019 or lgarvin@esmv.org.
  • Merrimack Valley Food Bank grocery delivery program is seeking volunteer drivers who lift 35 pound bags and deliver into seniors' homes. Application is available at https://mvfb.org/how-to-help/volunteer/
  • Lifting Lowellians: Assistance and Mutual Aid (LLAMA) is a network of volunteers helping neighbors during the COVID-19 crisis. http://lowell-aid.com/
Building Open for Takeout Meals Only

Effective 3/16/20, the Senior Center will be closed to the public except for meal pickup.
  • Takeout breakfast is available 7 to 9 a.m. daily for age 60+ only.
  • Takeout lunch is available 10 to 11:30 a.m. for age 60+ only ($2.50 optional donation)
  • We have cloth masks donated by volunteers for people age 60+. Please ask at the door or call 978-674-4131 to check availability.
  • Staff remain available by phone and email, and are checking voice messages often.
  • For Medicare counseling, please call 978-946-1374 and leave a message. A trained counselor will call you back within 1-2 days.
  • If you had a tax preparation appointment that was delayed due to COVID-19, please call 978-710-8607 to speak with a volunteer. No appointments will be offered for new clients.
Food and Social Connections Outside the Senior Center
  • Meals on Wheels (no medical condition necessary, age 60+): 1-800-892-0890
  • Merrimack Valley Food Bank's Mobile Pantry (grocery delivery for income-eligible seniors): 978-454-7272
  • Phone check-ins by Senior Center volunteers: 978-674-4131 to sign up. 
  • If you regularly attend senior center trips, classes, or events with a group of friends, please keep in touch with one another by phone. Practicing physical isolation to protect our health doesn't mean we have to be lonely!
DO NOT VISIT the senior center or seniors at home if you: 
Are sick with fever (Higher than 100.3 F) or newly developed respiratory illness such as cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat 
Have been in close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 14 days. Close contact means living in the same household with them, being within 6 feet for 15 minutes, or coming in direct contact with secretions.
Have been asked to self-isolate or quarantine by your doctor or a public health official?
Please stay home and call your healthcare provider if you meet one of these criteria.

~ Thank you for your help protecting the health of Lowell’s senior community ~

The mission of the Lowell Council on Aging is to promote the well-being and independence of adults age 60 and above. We do this through advocacy and programs, including nutrition, health/fitness, outreach, education, socialization, and transportation. The Lowell COA is committed to honoring the diversity and building on the strengths of seniors.

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