When you think “Lewiston-Auburn,” do you automatically think “senior activities?” You should! The fact is, Lewiston-Auburn is a GREAT place to find engaging, stimulating senior activities, with wonderful communities like Brookdale Village especially noteworthy for the joy and richness they bring to senior life.

“The Lewiston Senior Citizens” Organization Offers Great Senior Activities

If you ask Google or Siri “Which state has the oldest people in it?” you’ll discover that, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the answer is Maine, with the highest median age of its citizens. And the trend is going up-up-up! In fact, according to the Bangor Daily News, “By 2030, 28 percent of Maine’s population will be 65 or older, higher than any other state.”

For this reason, communities like Lewiston-Auburn have devoted a great deal of care, thought, and energy into building a warm, welcoming, stimulating, and engaging community for seniors—one where senior activities are plentiful and easy to find. The Lewiston-Auburn community feels so passionately about this that they launched a very special organization called “The Lewiston Senior Citizens.” Here’s what you should know about this life-enriching organization:

Open to any area resident aged 50 or older, The Lewiston Senior Citizens is run by a carefully-selected Board of Directors and offers a wonderfully varied range of senior activities and classes. By joining, seniors enjoy a deeper sense of community and well-being through daily contact with friendly peers. 

Afternoons (except Tuesday and Thursday) are available for card playing, puzzles, board games, and other senior activities and games at the Senior Center. The Lewiston Senior Citizens also organize fundraisers, the annual “Just Us” Concert, parties, and other special events throughout the year. A Senior Fun Day is held in August, and the Annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Christmas Party are not to be missed! 

Membership in The Lewiston Senior Citizens is just $10 per year and that includes a monthly mailed newsletter, so you constantly know which senior activities are being offered on specific upcoming days during the month.

Senior Living at Brookdale Village

Brookdale Village in nearby Poland (just 10 minutes from Lewiston-Auburn) was specially created for cost-conscious seniors looking for “a place that really feels like home”; it’s a great place for seniors.  Brookdale Village offers a tennis court as well as a half-court basketball court. A new Community Building, offering an exercise room, will be coming soon! At Brookdale Village you’ll create new friendships and deepen our sense of community. We invite you to call us today to learn more!  

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