Health and Wellness

Health Programs & Services
The Stoneham Senior Center provides specialized services for the seniors of our community. Most services are free; some are provided at a modest cost to help cover expenses. We are extremely grateful to our volunteers, sponsors, and donors for making these services possible.

Help Keep Our Community Safe:
Expired Medication and Prescriptions

The Stoneham Police Department has a secure drop-off container to dispose of medications, available 24/7.  If you cannot drop them off on your own, the Senior Center van will provide transportation for you on Mondays between the hours of 10:00 AM and Noon.  Call the Center at (781) 438-1157 to make arrangements.

Sharps Container
If you need to dispose of needles or other medical sharp instruments, there is a designated medical sharps container located outside of the ladies room on the first floor of the Senior Center.

There’s Help for Medical Expenses:
Do you have outstanding medical bills or pending services which you may not be able to manage? There are local funds available to assist with these needs. If you would like a review of eligibility for these grants, please call the Stoneham Council on Aging at (781) 438-1157. Leave your name, phone and/or additional contact information, and specify your interest in the medical funds. Maureen Canova, Director of the Stoneham Council on Aging will contact you directly.

Upcoming Health and Wellness Programs
Nutrition Questions
If you are interested in meeting one-on-one to discuss your nutrition questions, the dietitian will be here on February 12. Call our office at 781-279-2605 to sign up. It’s free!
Reservations are required. Stoneham residents only.

Caregiver Support Group
Thurs, February 6th and 20th at 10 am

Surviving Loss after 60
Meets the first and third Tuesday of every month 10-11:30 at Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice. 178 Savin St, 3rd floor, Malden.

Parkinson’s Support Group-Stoneham
Tues, February 4, 1 pm
This peer-led Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month.

A Helping Hand
Hand Therapist, Carol Seplowitz, is available on Monday afternoons from 2-4 beginning in March and will see people individually for 30-40 minute sessions. $5 per session.

Free Blood Pressure Clinic
2/3 10-11 Stoneham Board of Health
2/20 Additional Care
2/27 1:30-2:30 Hallmark VNA

Relaxation Circle with Angela Shea
Every Tuesday, 11 AM $2

Chair Massages
Second Thursday of the month (1/9) from 11 am-1 pm, $5

Traveling Tooth Fairy 
Second Thursday (2/13) of the month, $25 9 AM-1 PM, up to six patients will be able to schedule a 40-minute appointment to have a complete dental cleaning by a Registered Dental Hygienist.

Men and Women’s Haircuts with Sis
The Barber Shop is open on Monday mornings, 9 AM- 12:30 PM. Haircuts are $10 at the Senior Center.