1 Care Drive
Erving, MA 01344
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00am–4:00pm
 Programs, Services & Events provided by the Council on Aging

• Congregate Meal site: Wed & Thur sign up in person or call in by 11:00 am the day before.

• Meals-on Wheels: Call for information on the program and where to sign up for home delivery. Senior   Center congregate meal only. 413-423-3308

• Sandwich Tuesday & Pizza Friday: Must sign up by Friday for Tuesday's Lunch. Pizza Friday must   sign up by Thursday. 413-423-3649

• Van Transportation: Our Erving FRTA van will pick up Erving Senior residents during hours of operation. 8:00 am – 4:00 pm this includes medical appointments, delivery to & from the senior center, shopping and other errands when van is available. All trips must be scheduled in advanced with Paula to assure your needs are accommodated. We are wheelchair accessible. Must call in advance for reservation.

• Medicare Van Rides: Please call FRTA direct to schedule your ride: 413-774-2262

Out Reach Programs provided: 

Blood Pressure Clinic: first Wednesday of every month 9:30 – 10:30 no charge. 

Foot Clinic: First Thursday of every month 8:15- 10:00 Cost is $6.00 first come first served no appointment needed. 

Brown Bag Program: Food for elders provided by the Food Bank of Western MA. Register @ the senior center. All qualified recipients can pick up their bag of groceries the first Thursday of every month after 11:30 am for a small donation.

SNAP Councilor: available see monthly calendar for dates she is scheduled to be at the center. 

SHINE: (serving the health insurance needs of everyone) the center provides referral service as well as Councilor services see monthly calendar for dates SHINE will be at the center. 

TRIAD: Stops by weekly. We also use their service as needed to support /protect our seniors. 

Small Home Repair & Safety Installations Services: EOEA & Life Path Inc. has provided a grant to support seniors in need of small home repairs. The grant covers the cost of labor you provide the materials needed for the repair. Call the Senior Center for information. 413-423-3649



Weekly Fitness & Exercise Programs Provided at the Center: 

Monday: 9:30 – 10:30 HBBO (osteo) exercise. 10:30 – 11:30 Tai Chi
Tuesday: 8:45 – 9:45 Chair Aerobics, 10:00 – 11:00 Stretch & Balance excercise
Wednesday: 8:45 – 9:45 Line Dancing Class. 10:00 – 11:00 Chair Yoga
Thursday: 8:45 – 9:45 Aerobics (fast paced) 10:00 – 11:00 Healthy Bones & Muscle
Friday: 9:00 Bowling Fun & Exercise (French King Bowling Center)

Senior Center Easter Parade

Weekly Activities Provided at the Center N/C Donations Always Welcome

Monday: New activity coming soon

Tuesday: 12:30 Knitting Every 3rd Tuesday Popcorn & Movie                                        

Wednesday: 12:30 Bingo Lots of fun, laughter & snack

Thursday: 12:30 Crafty Senior craft changes monthly 3rd Thursday 12:30 TV Game Show

Friday: 9:00 Quilting Workshop, 12:30 Painting Workshop

Pool Table: Available every day during open hours.

Exercise Equipment: Available every day during open hours.


COA Members

Joseph Bucci, Chair Term Expires 6/30/2020
Sarah Meuse  Term Expires 6/30/2020
Gary Betters  Term Expires 06/30/2020
Dennis Wonsey  Term Expires 06/30/2019
Bill Meuse  Term Expires 06/30/2019
Kathy Curnick  Term Expires 06/30/2018
Denise Maynard  Term Expires 06/30/2018

Paula D Betters Director

This Committee is appointed by the Board of Selectmen


COA Van Drivers (FRTA)
William Meuse & Harold Jenson

Golden Cane Committee members

Leo Parent Jr. Term Expires 06/30/2018

David Brule Term Expires 06/30/2018

Bruce Bezio Term Expires 06/30/2018


This Committee is appointed by the Board of Selectmen


Senior Housing Feasibility Committee

William Bembury - Selectboard Representative
Denise Maynard
Paula Betters, Senior Center Director
Gary Betters, Council on Aging
Jacquelyn Boyden
Rebecca Hubbard
Keith Ball





Updated: 09/15/2017

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
(Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights,1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410,
or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).