Programs

Fun Programs, Classes, Trips, and Adventures

The Gibson Center has developed a HUGE menu of programs for seniors of all abilities and interest levels. Much of what we do has come directly from your suggestions, so keep them coming!

  • Strength, Balance, & Stretch
      • Taught by Ann Fargo
      • Health precautions followed
        • Health Screen before class
        • Wear masks when indoors, and less then 10 feet apart outside
      • Meets Tuesday & Thursday at 10AM
      • Autumn 2021 Session
        • September 7-December 2, 2021
        • $75 for 24 classes
        • $40 for a punch card of 8 classes
  • Veteran’s Gathering
    • Meets First and Third Wednesday at 10AM
    • Live at the Gibson Center
    • Health Precautions followed
      • Daily health screen
      • Wear mask when indoors
      • Meets on the Patio in good weather
    • Social and Educational Programs for Veterans

Caregiver Support:  

Peer Support

If you are a caregiver, and would like to speak with one of our Peer Caregivers, contact Jill to make the arrangements.  603-356-3231 or jill@gibsoncenter.org.

REACH

Also a new program, REACH is for caregivers.  Resources for  Enhancing Alsheimer’s Caregiver Health in the Community.

Contact Jill at the Gibson Center, 603-356-3231 for more information, or to sign up for 1:1 coaching.

  • Computer training for Tuft’s Health Communications Grant
  • Free, scrubbed computers available, part of Tuft’s Grant
  • Tablets available, part of a grant from Spectrum (limited number call today)
  • Learn skills to help navigate these isolating times
    • ZOOM
    • Telehealth
    • Internet safety
    • Scam Prevention
  • During COVID, Gibson follows CDC Protocols,
    • Masks worn inside
    • Limited number of attendees, call 356-3231 to sign up
    • Health screening before entry
    • Safe distancing

Belly Dance Class

  • Joanne Bailey, instructor
  • Health Precautions followed
    • Daily health screening
    • wear masks indoors
    • Please call if you are not on the class roster, as space is limited
  • Meets Fridays at 9:30 AM
  • $20 for 6 weeks, or $7 per class

FunDay

  • Mondays at 12:30PM
  • Group Games
    • Word Search
    • Crossword
    • Jeopardy
    • BINGO
    • Yard Games
  • Health Precautions followed
    • Daily health screening
    • Masks worn indoors, or when passing another outside
    • please call if you are not on the roster, as space is limited.
  • Chair Exercise
      • For people who have not exercised recently, or use assistive devices for walking
      • Health precautions followed
        • Health Screen before class
        • Wear masks when indoors, and less then 10 feet apart outside
      • Meets Monday at 10:35AM and Friday at 10:45AM

Computer 1:1 (NOT part of the grant)

  • If you have other questions, besides communication, this might be for you
  • Learn to use devices
    • phones, tablets, computers, cameras
    • Photos, games
  • Call to sign up for this one to one time, 356-3231, say it is NOT the grant computer class
  • Health Precautions followed
    • Daily Health Screening
    • Health masks worn inside

Check the Calendar section for updates on all Ongoing Programs

Gibson Day Trips

Please sign up for all trips: 356-3231
New trip policy: when you sign up, you will be placed on the waiting list. When you pay for the trip, your name will be moved to the going list.

Thursday Afternoon Rides

  • Scenic and or Historic Social rides
  • Date Thursdays
  • time after lunch
  • cost envelope for bus donation
  • bring money for a snack
  • Call the Gibson Center to sign up, 356-3231

 

Polly’s Pancake Foliage Ride

    • Date: September 30, 2021
    • Time: 9AM-5PM
  • Cost: $15
  • Lunch on your own
  • Call 356-3231 to sign up, you will be on the list when you are paid

Wright’s Museum

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Priority given to members of the Veteran’s Coffee Group

10AM-5PM

Cost: $20 includes admission and transportation

bring money for lunch and the gift shop

Club Sandwich

  • John Davidson, from Hollywood Squares
    • Sunday Matinee
    • October 17, 2021
    • $40, covers ticket, fees, and door to door transportation
    • tickets are limited, call to sign up, 356-3231
    • (pick up times will be determined by sign ups, you will receive a call the week before with you pickup time)

Please sign up for trips as soon as possible, we often need to make reservations weeks in advance.

Cape Cod:

* 400th Anniversary of the arrival of the MayFlower was November 2020

*Rhododendron Festival at Heritage Gardens

*A day on Martha’s Vineyard

*Provincetown, Chatham, Hyannis, Sandwich

*Will be rescheduled.

*$570 ppdo includes bus, hotel, 8 meal, tours, and travel insurance

Link to flyer

 Lancaster Show Trip: (rescheduled from 2020)

  • September 20-24, 2021
  • Sight & Sound Theater: Queen Esther;
  • Tour of Gettysburg,
  • Amish Experience,
  • Kitchen Kettle Village
  • Landis Valley Museum
  •  5 Days, 4 night; $595 includes insurance, hotel, 8 meals, bus, admission, tours.
  • See the Flyer

Imperial Russia:

  • May 5-13, 2022,
  • 9 days, 11 meals, $4449 ppdo. (save $150, sign up by Oct 2021)
  • Moscow: The Kremlin and Armory Museum, Red Square, St Basil’s Cathedral, High Speed train to St. Petersburg, Hermitage Museum, Catherine Palace, Church of Savior of Spilled Blood, epicurean tours
  • Includes travel insurance, and transportation to Boston Logan
  • Passport  & Visa needed.
  • Imperial Russia, Information 

Look for a trip to Alaska

Summer of 2022

Painted Canyons of the West: sign up now for wait list

 

  • Featuring the 5 National Parks in Utah
  • September 19-27, 2021
  • Highlights: Colorado National Monument, Moab, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, Utah’s Scenic Byway 24, Capitol Reef National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Las Vegas. For more information, follow the link below
  • Real ID or Passport needed.
  •  9 Days, 11Meals $3899 ppdo
  • Link: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1032968

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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. Make a donation to support us to achieve our mission and goals.

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 in place with dignity, respect and value.

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