Senior Services Department

330 Park Avenue (rear)
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Main Office: 860.243.8361
Mini- Bus Reservations: 860.243.8364
Mini-Bus Returns: 860.242. 2023
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00a - 5:00p
 


The Marilyn Michaelson Senior Center of Bloomfield is the site of many outstanding recreational, social, cultural, and educational programs and activities.  The Senior Services Department is committed to servicing the needs of a diverse population, 55 years and older, from the active newly retired to the frail and the homebound. Parking for Senior Services visitors is accessed on the left (west) side of the building as entering the site from Park Avenue.

Senior Services Staff also supports the Bloomfield Commission on Aging.  Click Here to view their webpage for more information, including meeting agendas and minutes.

Department Services:

Newsletter Calendar Meals on Wheels Mini-bus Application
Classes Trips Programs & Services Senior Center Brochure

Programs & Services for Seniors

The well-being of our older citizens concerns us all as a community.  Do you have a friend, neighbor, or relative who is in need of help or who can benefit from our programs?  Below is a listing of some of the programs and services offered by Bloomfield Senior Services:

  • Educational Programs
    Our educational programs are designed to enhance your life-long learning.  See the Newsletter, calendar, or click here for more information. Registration Form.

  • Fitness Programs
    We have exercise classes designed for older adults, all created to keep you fit and vital!  Click Here for more information.  Registration Form.

  • Health Promotion
    The Bloomfield-West Hartford Health District offers a half-day wellness clinic every Tuesday at the Senior Center.  Call 860-243-8361 for more information.

  • Durable Safety Equipment
    Free loan of walkers, canes, commodes, shower stools, and other equipment to any resident of Bloomfield.  These devices are loaned in an "as-is" condition and there is no implied warranty or guarantee.

  • Information and Referral
    The Senior Center staff can help seniors, friends, and families access services through information and referral to available resources.

  • Congregate Meals Program
    A delicious, nutritious luncheon is served Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Senior Center for a $2.00 donation.  Call 860.243.8361 at least 24 hours in advance for reservations.  Similar meals programs are also available at:
    • Federation Homes (156 Wintonbury Avenue) - 860.243.2535
    • Interfaith Village (Bestor Lane) - 860.242.1209
  • Meals-on-Wheels
    Caring volunteers deliver meals to home-bound seniors and disabled residents,helping them to  maintain a vital link to the community.  These lunches and dinners provide important nutrition to people who are unable to shop or prepare food for themselves.  Varied menus, including a kosher food option, are delivered Monday through Friday, including holidays.  Click the link for the Meals-on-Wheels Brochure or contact the Senior Center at 860.243.8361.

  • Transportation
    The Senior Center's Mini-bus provides curb to curb service for grocery shopping, personal errands, and  social activities as well as medical appointments in Bloomfield, Hartford, West Hartford, and more. Please view the Mini-Bus Brochure for more information. An application for the mini-bus can be downloaded here. Call the Senior Center at 860-243-8361 for more information.

  • North Central Area Agency on Aging
    Click here

  • Other Activities and Services
    Other activities and services provided through the Senior Services Department include:  55 Alive Safe Drivers Program,  tax preparation assistance, and Notary Public Service.

Senior Services Staff also supports the Bloomfield Commission on AgingClick Here to view their webpage for more information, including meeting agendas and minutes.

 

Get Involved

For more information on any of our programs or services, please call the Senior Center at 860.243.8361.  We will be happy to answer your questions, add you to our newsletter mailing list, give you a tour of our facilities, or sign you up for one, or more, of our programs and services.  

Senior Services Staff

Yvette Huyghue-Pannell
Director 
Email: ypannell@bloomfieldct.org

Amy-Beth Sirard
Senior Services Coordinator  
Email: asirard@bloomfieldct.org

Lucy Peoples
Mini Bus Coordinator
Email: lucyp@bloomfieldct.org

Marie Bendzans
Clerk Typist II
Email: mbendzans@bloomfieldct.org

 




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