Morris County Human Services' Nutrition Site in Chatham, at the Chatham Twp. Presbyterian Church, Southern Blvd on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Open to all; Call 973-822-3129 before noon, one day before to make a reservation. $1.50 donation. Also held in Madison at Chateau Thierry Senior Housing, 15 Chateau Thierry, Madison, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Open to all; Call 973-822-3129 before noon, two days in advance. Suggested donation $1.50
Meals on Wheels Options
Morris County residents, call 973-285-6856, suggested donation of $2, or call Nutrition site at Chateau Thierry, Madison at 973-822-3129. Private pay: Call SAGE of Summit, 908-273-5554 for delivery of a hot lunch and cold supper. Cost is $8 per day.
Senior Citizen Club of the Chathams
Meets at Corpus Christi Church, 234 Southern Blvd, Chatham Twp. on the first Wednesday of the month. Meeting begins at 10:00 a.m. Open to senior residents of Chatham Twp. and Chatham Borough only. Coffee and cake at 9:30. There is a procedure for membership and yearly dues. Attend a meeting as a guest and receive further information. For more info call: Evie (973) 635-6886.
AARP Local Chapter
Open to all. President, Vince Sacco, 973-299-8743.
First Friday Luncheon
Held October through June (excluding January) at Corpus Christi Church, 234 Southern Blvd., Chatham Twp. Mass at 12:30, Lunch at 1:15. Social time after lunch...Call Priscilla Ursino, 973-635-2442 for information or the Church at 973-635-0070 for reservation.
Summit Old Guard
Meets every Tuesday at New Providence Municipal Building at 10 a.m., coffee at 9:30 a.m. Meeting plus a program...Call Foster Osborne for information on membership, 908-273-7472.
Madison Health Department (973.593.3079) covers Chatham Twp. residents and Westfield Health Department (908.789.4070) covers Chatham Borough residents. Provides screenings, healthy bones classes and health related services for residents. Yearly flu shots are provided in each town for seniors and the disabled.
This free program is run by the police departments of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township. Residents living alone register with the police department and give the department a key to your home. The resident phones in each morning before 10 a.m. to notify the officer that he or she is o.k. If the resident forgets to call, the police will try to call them. If there is no answer, an officer will be sent to the home to check on the client.
Colony Pool and Tennis, Spring Street, Chatham Township
Senior fee of $50 enables senior members, aged 62 and older, full use of the pool and tennis courts. Pool is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Senior bus is available for transportation in summer between 10 and 2 on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Memorial Park Pool Chatham Borough
Pool is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Senior membership is $50. Activities for seniors are being planned if there is sufficient interest. The senior bus may be used on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 10 and 2.