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Events and Engagement for Older Adults

Staying active and engaged in your community is an important part of aging strong in the City.

We can connect you to programs and outings that enrich your life in Boston. We hold a number of events every year for older adults in the city. These community events include our annual Mayor’s Walk, 50th Anniversary Celebration, and Senior First Night. For information about our upcoming events, call us at 617-635-4366.

Marchelle Raynor

"It's always fun to be active in the City of Boston!"
- Marchelle Raynor, 72

Featured Events

Meet with Age Strong this fall to get help with Medicare Open Enrollment!

  • Meet with trained SHINE* counselors to find the best coverage for the least cost.
  • Review your overall medical and prescription drug coverage.
  • Bring a list of prescriptions, Medicare and other insurance cards, and your username and password if already set up.
  • Call 617-635-4366 to schedule your appointment or to make a counseling appointment for another time.

View the flyer in various languages below: 

English - Spanish - Haitian Creole - Cape Verdean Creole - Portuguese - Chinese - Vietnamese - Russian - Arabic

Wednesday, December 6, 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
South Boston Neighborhood House
136 H St., South Boston

Mayor Michelle Wu, the Age Strong Commission, and AT&T present:

Holiday Connections

Event features:

  • Free calls to anywhere in the world
  • Presentation on using smart phones
  • Games, prizes, and tech support
  • Complimentary breakfast and lunch
  • Fun photos and a surprise visitor

Friday, December 8, 7:00am-2:00pm

Boston City Hall, 5th Floor, Piemonte Room

1 City Hall Square, Boston, 02201

To RSVP, contact Marybeth Kelly at 617-635-3959 or

Age Strong Monthly To-Do

December to-do

Welcome to Age Strong's new monthly "To-Do," a city-wide sampling of free events & programs for Boston's older adults age 60+. Click below to read the December 2023 issue. 

December 2023 "To-Do"

Creative Aging Program Poetry Prompt

The "Creative Aging Program: Poetry Prompt" was created by the Age Strong Commission, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture and funded by Goddard House. Through the program, we invited Boston older adults to submit original poetry to be featured in this collection.

Thanks to the CAP Poetry Prompt teaching artists:

  • Eleanor Elektra  
  • Pampi
  • Mattia Maurée

Thanks to these Boston Public Library branches:

  • Jamaica Plain Branch
  • Mattapan Branch

Read the CAP Poetry Chapbook

Other ways to stay engaged and connected

Seniors Talking

Volunteer opportunities

Your strong skills and experiences are needed in our city. We can connect you to a variety of volunteer opportunities based on your interests

Citations from the Mayor

Each year, the Mayor sends out hundreds of certificates and greeting cards to residents when they reach special milestones. Learn about how to get recognition from the Mayor, or call us at 617-635-4366.

Senior Centers

Age Strong operates two senior centers, and there are many neighborhood centers throughout the city. 

List of Senior Centers

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