Our Mission: The Gibson Center for Senior Services provides the Mt. Washington Valley with programs and services that enrich the lives of seniors and foster connection, joy and purpose.

Our Vision: The Gibson Center for Senior Services will be the preeminent organization in the Mt. Washington Valley for activities, services, resources, and advocacy dedicated to aging with dignity, respect and value.

Gibson Center is a 501(c) (3) and donations are tax deductible & our EIN is 02-0351152. 

Everyday Lunch at Gibson Center
Everyday Lunch at Gibson Center from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm

Gibson Center as a Community Center Hub

Congregate Meals:

Regular – Weekdays served by volunteers from 11:30-12:15 with full hot entrée, two sides, dessert and beverage with daily announcements, historic facts, birthdays and joke of the day. Anyone over 60 or with disabilities may make a suggested donation of $3.

Specials – Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day,  St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Mother’s and Father’s Day, Memorial Day, Veteran’s Day, are all celebrated theme days with special menus and activities.  Others include monthly Arts for Lunch with local musical and theatrical performers or authors, Book mobile from Believe in Books, Guest Chef lunch highlighting local chef legends.

Meals on Wheels:

Weekday home cooked meals as served in the dining room, delivered by volunteer drivers who cover 7 routes, to 90-100 recipients served on a donation basis only.  Daily newspaper is provided.  Volunteers greet each person making a wellness check at the time of delivery.  We serve the towns of Bartlett, Jackson, Conway, Albany, Madison, Eaton, and Chatham.

Blizzard bags of shelf ready foods are delivered in anticipation of poor weather.

Frozen Weekend meals are available.

An Old Friends visiting social time is being developed in partnership with other volunteers who will pair with home-bound recipients.


We provide door to door service for people over 60 or those with disabilities to take them for any general need – the post office, shopping, medical appointments, haircuts, or to come to the Gibson for classes and/or lunch.  We have wheelchair accessibility. We serve the towns of Bartlett, Jackson, Conway, Albany, Madison, Eaton, and Chatham.

Social Programs:

A variety of AARP classes, lectures, virtual symphonic performances, OLLI classes, arts, painting, quilting, cards and games, book group, dementia awareness training, caregivers support, and soon to come, movie afternoon.

Excursions include day trips to local nature features, the Humane Society, Ice Sculpture contests, Band concerts, theater productions, a host of museums, glass blowing factory, the beaches and lighthouses and sports events.

Longer trips occur a few times per year to such places as Alaska, the Amish Country, the British Isles, Santa Fe, New Mexico and others.

Gibson Center Bus Service
Gibson Center Bus Service - Everyday from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm

Regular Exercise classes:

  • Chair exercise
  • Strength, Stretch and Balance
  • Tai Chi Quan

Counseling services:

  • New to Medicare and Open enrollment for Medicare Part D
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Computer training and tutoring
  • Interpretation of Medical information and websites
  • VA Benefits

Financial Support for programs and service:

  • 20 free memberships ($40 each) to OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute)
  • Over 80 free Apple iPad and Chromebooks given away
Mj Pettengill Etched in Granite

Staying Warm Safe and DryStay Warm, Safe and Dry – Home modification

Coordination with a local contractor to perform handyman projects for safety and health such as installation or repair of grab bars, porch steps, lights, smoke detectors, ramps or minor roof repair.  Referrals are made and help with application to USDA for up to $10,000 in grant money for those eligible.

Senior Resource Navigator

This professional is available to provide assistance with questions related to housing, licensing, media, health resources, home health and a variety of other requests that come in.

Thrift Store

The Thrift Store is open Monday through Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and is managed by a single staff member and otherwise all volunteers who take donations, sort, label, display and sell the items.  All of the proceeds come to the Gibson Center programs.  This cycle prevents tons of material from entering the dumps, creates very affordable adult clothing and housewares for persons in need, and treasured stories.  We have sold wedding dresses, elf and Santa Claus costumes, and outfitted our local theater company.

Gibson Thrift Store
Gibson Thrift Store

How you're Helping

Miles driven by our buses per year for our patrons' medical appointments, trips & more.21,000Meals On Wheels and Congregate Dinning Meals served per year.45,000Miles per year driven by Meals On Wheels volunteers.43,000Free laptops & Samsung tablets given away with 250 hours of computer skills training.55
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