Announcements Event Notices

Nazzaro Senior Events: Walking Club, Knitting, Chair Yoga

The Nazzaro Center is offering new programs for seniors (55+). There will be walking club on Tuesdays from 11am – 12pm, knitting/crocheting on Thursdays from 11am – 12:30pm, and chair yoga on Fridays from 11am – 12pm. There will also be a movie matinee on Wednesday, November 20 at 12:30pm. This month’s move is Planes,Trains Read More…

Government

City Councilor Garrison Wants More Senior Housing

Councilor Althea Garrison wants more dedicated senior housing in the City of Boston. “I know senior citizens don’t feel safe in their housing situations,” she said during the regular city council meeting. Garrison said many senior citizens do not feel safe in their current housing situation because they are forced to live with individuals suffering Read More…

People

Seniors Celebrate Belated Italian Heritage Month

Earlier this month, seniors from the Nazzaro Center, ABCD Neighborhood Service Center, West End, and Chinatown came together at the coast guard base to celebrate Italian Heritage Month. Typically celebrated in October, this annual tradition had unfortunately been postponed for the Age Strong Community. Attendees were thrilled to finally get to celebrate! There was plenty Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Nazzaro Center Hosts GameSense Info Session July 9

Now that Encore, the new casino in Everett, has opened, the Nazzaro Center will be hosting a program called GameSense on July 9 at 12 p.m. at the Nazzaro, 30 N. Bennet Street. GameSense would like to provide valuable information to seniors and anybody who is interested in learning about GameSense. GameSense does not work for Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Seniors Connect on June 20th at North End Branch Library

A representative from the City of Boston’s Elderly Commission will discuss diet and nutrition for seniors. This program is in partnership with Boston’s Jewish cultural Center, the Vilna Shul. Light refreshments will be served. When: Thursday, June 20 at 10:30 am – noon Where: North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St

Community

North End Seniors Travel to Foxwoods

North End Seniors, based in the Nazzaro Community Center, have enjoyed three special events thanks to the generosity of the NEAA (Ted Tomasone), Representative Aaron Michlewitz, Senator Joe Boncore and Councilor Lydia Edwards. Besides an enjoyable fun day at Foxwoods, the seniors were also treated to an Easter celebration at Lucia’s Restaurant on Hanover Street Read More…

Community People

Nazzaro Center Seniors Keep Active Making Silk Scarves [Photos]

Nazzaro Seniors had the opportunity to make their own beautiful silk scarves earlier this month, following their weekly bingo game. They mixed several paint colors and created their own design. At first they were a little hesitant and afraid to fail, but with a little encouragement they were all satisfied with their final product. The Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Seniors Connect: What Can Boston Do for You?

The City of Boston has done a survey of its senior residents to get a better understanding of what we need. The survey results has led the City to establish various helpful programs and initiatives for the elderly. Learn about what services are available and how to access them from an age-friendly representative. This program Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Seniors Connect: Spirited Aging

Margie Sokoll visits to discuss “Spirited Aging,” a notion of aging that supports people of all ages and backgrounds in their search to find meaning, joy, and spirituality in their lives as they grow older. Free, light refreshments will be served. This program is in partnership with Boston’s Jewish cultural center, the Vilna Shul. Where: Read More…

Community Featured Meetings Photos & Videos

Residents Association Praises Knights for Building Affordable Housing [Video]

The Knights of Columbus received a warm welcome at the November 2018 North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) where a voice vote of acclamation was made in support of the 23 new senior affordable housing units at 41 N. Margin Street in Boston’s North End. The Knights of Columbus (Ausonia Council #1513) would also have just Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Affordable Senior Housing in North End Receives Approval to Move Forward

The proposal for senior affordable housing at 41 North Margin Street in Boston’s North End received approval on Thursday by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA). Brought forward by the Knights of Columbus (Ausonia Council #1513), the project will convert its existing building into 23 fully affordable senior living and ADA accessible units to Read More…