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Elderly Services
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Contact:
Director
Case Manager
Assistant Clerk
Senior Clerk
Address:
Buzzell Senior Center
15 School Street
Wilmington, MA 01887
Phone:
978-657-7595
Alternate Phone:
978-658-2258
Fax:
978-657-4807
Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (With the exception of holidays)

Inclement Weather Policy: The Department of Elderly Services storm policy states that when the Wilmington Schools are closed due to inclement weather, all scheduled Senior Center activities are also canceled for the day. No meals are served. The center will remain open for emergencies.
 
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The first Paint Night at the Buzzell Senior Center was a creative success! Thank you to all that attended and also a big thank you to Steve Greco for instructing and helping us showcase our inner artist!


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Make sure to check out our [ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_Elderly/48%20Days%20to%20Spring%20Into%20Happiness ]48 Days to Spring Into Happiness page to see more pictures from this event!

Reminder - Make sure to sign up for our Indoor P




Welcome to March! (This week's theme is Express Yourself Week)
The Department of Elderly Services would like to say Happy Birthday to Peggy!
Make sure to say hello to her at the front desk!

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                        Love Week was a lot of fun! We are getting closer to warmer weather!
Click [ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_Elderly/48%20Days%20to%20Spring%20Into%20Happiness ]here to see photos from our Valentine's Luncheon as well as more photos from the 48 Days to Spring Into Happiness.

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Members of the Buzzell Senior Center found some happiness on a recent trip! It may be cold outside but we are getting closer to Spring! Keep smiling!

Have you downloaded the [ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_ElderlyNewsletter/01FCEDD1-000F8513 ]February edition of the Buzzell Buzz?
Take a look at upcoming themes in our [ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_Elderly/48%20Days%20to%20Spring%20Into%20Happiness ]48 Days to Spring Into Happiness Challenge and more!
                                       



Harmony Week was a blast! Thank you to all who attended our meditation event. Get ready for our next theme next week - Music Week!
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"Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony" - Thomas Merton
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Have you signed up for our "48 Days to Spring Into Happiness" challenge? It's not too late! For 48 Days, we are spreading happiness as we count down the weekdays until Spring! Each week will be a different theme with fun and new events.
Make sure to stay updated [ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_Elderly/48%20Days%20to%20Spring%20Into%20Happiness ]here and at the center for details each week!

Here are some photos from our kickoff week !!

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Our two t-shirt winners! Will you be next?

The colder weather calls for a hot cup of healthy soup! Try Laura Pickett's delicious, award-winning soup!
                                                            "Ruth's Rediculously Good Sausage Soup"
                                                                                    Healthy Edition

Ingredients
2 Packages Italian Chicken Sausage
1 small onion - diced
14 cups low calorie, low sodium College Inn Chicken Broth
1 Large can Pastene Kitchen Ready Tomato
1 package fresh baby spinach
1 cup (gluten-free) pastina pasta or rice
Grated cheese

Directions
Remove sausage from casing and brown w/ minced onion -
Add chicken broth - bring to simmer - add pasta & tomato
Cook 15-20 minutes - add spinach - cook until spinach has wilted
When ready to serve, add cheese on top of bowl

Enjoy!

Welcome to 2015! The Department of Elderly Services is excited for a fun year! Make sure to stay updated with our Social Events page for all new programs,announcements and photos.

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2014 was an excellent year at the Buzzell Senior Center! The Department of Elderly Services wishes everyone a happy and healthy New Year!

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The first annual cookie swap at the Buzzell Senior Center was a delicious success!
Wishing everyone a healthy and happy holiday!
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The Department of Elderly Services had a great Holiday Party last night, December 10, 2014 at the Tewksbury Country Club. Thank you to all that attended, our wonderful DJ Daniel Maguire, and the Tewksbury Country Club!
Happy Holidays!

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Thank you to the Wilmington Kiwanis Club for holding a great Holiday Luncheon this past weekend! Check out our [ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_Elderly/social ]Social Events Page for more photos from this fun afternoon!
Also, don't forget to sign-up for Gingerbread House Decorating, the 1st Annual Cookie Swap, and the New Years Open House!!

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It is going to be a fun December at the Buzzell Senior Center! Make sure to check out the "[ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_ElderlyNewsletter/01F37D5C-000F8513 ]Buzzell Buzz" as well as our [ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_Elderly/social ]Social Events page to stay up to date with all of our programs and events this season!

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Wishing everyone a very happy and healthy Thanksgiving from the Department of Elderly Services!

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The weather may be getting colder but our Walking Group is still going strong!! Stop by Tuesday/Thursday to meet this wonderful group and add a nice walk into your day.

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Have you seen our new bingo board at the Buzzell Senior Center?
We would like to thank the Wilmington Son's Of Italy for donating this beautiful board to the center!!
Come see the new board and play some bingo Friday's at 1:00 P.M

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Our special Veterans Day Luncheon to honor all of our Veterans!
Click [ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_Elderly/social ]here to see more photos from this event.

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Check out the three costume contest winners from our first annual Halloween Party
Check out our  [ http://www.town.wilmington.ma.us/Pages/WilmingtonMA_Elderly/social ]Social Events page for more pictures!
Costumes from left to right: Raggedy Ann, Witch Hazel, Homeless Lady

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Happy Halloween From The Buzzell Senior Center!

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We would like to send a big thanks to the Wilmington Fire Department Local Union 1370 for sponsoring a great breakfast on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Wilmington Knights of Columbus!! The food was delicious and there was such a great turnout!

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Like to walk? Stop by on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:00AM and join our great walking group!
If you have any questions, please give us a call (978) 657-7595
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Check out two of our weekly Acylic Painting Class member's beautiful artwork that is being presented at the Topsfield Fair!

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Artwork created by: Roy Crowell

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Artwork created by: Josie Ciaccio


2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Boston, MA
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We are proud to present Audrey Reed's performance of the "Ham I AM" This performance raised over $500 dollars for the Alzheimer's Association! Thank you Audrey for an amazing show!

The HAM I AM from Wilmington TV on Vimeo.



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The Wilmington Buzzell Senior Center is proud to now be the official
"Bracelet Division" for the iPod for Wounded Veterans.

Town of Wilmington   121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA 01887-3597
Phone: (978) 658-3311    Fax: (978) 658-3334