Health & Wellness

Services Available

The Council on Aging offers a variety of health-related services on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis. Please consult the monthly newsletter for information on:
  • Hearing screenings
  • Pedicures with registered nurses ($29)
  • Life Lab cholesterol screenings
  • Blood pressure readings
  • Alzheimer’s support group
  • Arthritis exercise
  • Diabetes Self-Management Workshop
  • Special events with guest speakers
For information on any of these programs, please contact Lissa Fontaine, R.N., ext. 1407.

Health Equipment Loaning Closet

Borrow at no charge canes, toilet seats, walkers, wheelchairs, shower seats, transfer benches, etc. Lightweight travel wheelchairs available for one week or less ($20 refundable deposit required).

Fitness Center

Our fitness center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm for ages 60 and older. You will need to sign an Assumption of Risk form and have a Medical Clearance form signed by your physician.

You will also need to be instructed on the proper use of the equipment by Health Educator Lissa Fontaine, R.N.

All participants must purchase a multi-visit card. The cost is $10 for 20 visits for East Longmeadow residents and $15 for non-residents.