Independent Seniors

Community Place

Senior Center - Men and women age 60 and older, participate in daily activities that support socialization and independent living. Activities include: exercise programs; computer classes; music, arts and crafts; nutrition education, access to exercise equipment, and day trips. A nutritious and delicious meal is served daily and transportation assistance is also provided as needed.

Care Management Services - A care manager is available to serve residents age 60 and older and their care partners. The care manager works closely with individuals and families to address individual concerns and engage community resources that assist people to remain in their homes. One key function is to actively identify those in need of assistance and link them to services and information.

Foster Grandparent Program - Offers older adults ages 55 and up who meet income eligibility requirements the opportunity to assist children enrolled in educational programs at 36 area schools and childcare centers to succeed. Students and teachers both benefit from the wisdom and experience of Foster Grandparents as they work one-on-one and in small groups with children providing academic, as well as social and emotional support, helping children to succeed.

Senior Companion Program - Offers men and women age 55 and up who meet income eligibility requirements the opportunity to assist frail elders at area adult day programs, senior centers and in their individual homes. The program’s mission is to help frail elders to remain living independently and to improve the quality of life for both frail elders and their care partners.

Baden Street Settlement

The Mature Adult Resource Center - Provides individuals 60 years old and over a balanced meal, a place to socialize as well as participate in activities to help maintain their mental and physical well-being. Services provided through the center assist in affording participants the opportunity to remain healthy, independent and in their homes as long as possible.

Charles Settlement House

Senior Center - Offers a welcoming, safe and healthy haven for elder residents to gather, socialize, and participate in activities that help them maintain their independence. Annually 16,000 nutritious meals are provided in a group setting and 300 seniors participate in health and wellness programs, including a walking club, exercise classes, flu shots, and presentations about health and nutrition. The center provides services to a wide range of seniors, including a number of developmentally and physically disabled individuals. The center also serves a growing number of Somali residents, refugees who have resettled in Rochester from their native country.

Family Stability

Family Stability

Youth Services

Youth Services

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