Chester County Senior Resources
Cedar Woods Team
Sep 26, 2018
Did you know that Chester County, PA is home to almost 100,000 senior citizens? That is 1/5 of the entire population of the county! Chester County was also one of the three original Pennsylvania counties created by William Penn in 1682. With a rich colonial history and cultural heavyweights such as; Longwood Gardens, the charming villages of the Brandywine Valley and the Brandywine River Museum of Art, it is no wonder that seniors are flocking to Chester County.
For seniors that make Chester County home, there are abundant resources who can help make living in the Brandywine Valley a rich and supportive experience. Here are a few…
Coatesville Area Senior Center
250 Harmony Street
Coatesville, PA 19320
With a first-class arts facility and programming, including such favorites as “Laughter Yoga,” this center has a wide variety of engaging opportunities for senior of all stripes. Activities include; billiards, culinary club and a veteran’s coffee club.
Downingtown Area Senior Center
983 E Lancaster Ave
Downingtown, PA 19335
This bustling center provides both breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday, no membership required! With an on-site assistance coordinator, they provide help with a wide variety of topics such as; Medicaid/Medicare, PACE/PACENET, SNAP, LIHEAP and income tax preparation.
Kennett Area Senior Center
427 South Walnut St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
The Kennett Area Senior Center was founded by Dr. Leonard Kanofsky and the Kennett Rotary Club in 1971. With over 2,800 members and an 8,000+ square foot facility, this center offers loads of programs and events including the ever-popular Friday Night BINGO!
Oxford Senior Center
12 E Locust St.
Oxford, PA 19363
With several computer classes covering social media (the facebook), cell phones, tablets, Microsoft word, email and general internet, this is a great place to ask questions and get hands-on experience with today’s tech tools and toys. Seniors can take painting classes, Zumba, Thi Chi, couponing class and with a daily lunch menu (glazed pork loin anyone?)…what more could you ask for?
Phoenixville Senior Center
153 Church Street
Phoenixville, PA 19460
Celebrating 40 years of service to the community, Phoenixville Senior Center provides a wide array of programming, including; senior chorus, health screenings and seminars, volunteer opportunities, book club, poker games and a daily coffee hour. With engaging events like Oktoberfest and a holiday 50/50 raffle, this center is integral to those who call the greater Phonixville area home.
West Chester Area Senior Center
530 E Union Street
West Chester, PA 19382
This center’s mission of “enriching the lives of our senior neighbors through friendship, activities, nourishment and education,” is reinforced by receiving a “Top-Rated Nonprofit” for 2018. With a comprehensive bookstore, 28,000+ meals served per year, extensive computer and technology classes as well as Spanish and German language classes, this center has something for everyone.
Looking for Home Care services in Chester County? Blesings4Ever Home Care is a wonderful option, and they love answering questions? Call them today 215-425-3950, or on the web at https://blessings4everhomecareagency.org/. Hablamos Espanol.
Looking for Supports Coordination in Chester County? Cedar Woods Care Management is a regional leader in providing home and community-based service coordination for adults with physical disabilities? Call them today 215-427-7800, or on the web at https://cedarwoodscaremanagement.org/. Hablamos Espanol.
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