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Pride in Peabody ~ Because we Care

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The Peter A. Torigian Community Life Center opened its doors as a new state-of-the-art facility in November, 1991. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds in a quiet setting, the Torigian Community Life Center's 30,000 square feet of adaptable space is handicapped accessible.


Managed by the Peabody Council on Aging, a service agency of the City of Peabody, the Center meets the diverse interests of Peabody residents in areas such as entertainment, fitness, education, social services, daycare, and recreation.


The Peter A. Torigian Community Life Center invites your participation. To learn more about the latest programs, events and volunteer opportunities or to receive our monthly publication “Tips & Topics” call the Center at 978-531-2254.

Edward A Bettencourt Jr, Mayor

Billiards

Add some fun and excitement to your day!


You don't have to be a pool shark to enjoy a game of pool.


It’s FREE, no instruction.

Daily 8:00-4:00 PM

Gift Shop

There are great items for sale at our Gift and consignment shop, run by our wonderful volunteers.


Donations are welcome as well, so please drop by!


Monday-Friday 9:00-1:00 PM

Cafe

The Café provides an additional eating option for people who use the Center and others who live or work in the community.   Freshly-made sandwiches, garden salads, soups and daily specials are available on our lunch menu along with fast service and great prices!

Come by and check us out!

Monday—Friday 9:00–1:00 PM

Breakfast on Friday: 8:00 AM–10:00 AM

Wood Shop

Open daily from 8:30 - 11:30


The woodshop is a great place to work on small projects or repairs.


Join others who enjoy woodworking. A place where there is always a fresh pot of coffee and always staffed with trained professionals.

Function Room

Jubilee Hall, an 8,000 square foot function room and kitchen overlooking an outdoor garden terrace.  


The hall is available for lectures, conferences and parties.


Be sure and view the Activities page to get a glimpse of the upcoming monthly parties!

Card & Game Room

The computer lab also functions as a card and game room complete with tables for cards,

board games, cribbage or bridge.


Check our activities schedule for game days and times.

Class Rooms

Class Rooms are available for activities, lectures and conferences. Enrichment classes include painting, quilting, rug hooking, japanese bunka and many more.

The philanthropic group, “Hug a Bears,” work with our community to provide donations to children’s hospitals and foster children.

Computer Lab

The computers are available everyday to send emails, browse the internet or play games.


Check our Newsletter or activities schedule for FREE computer help.

GardenTerrace

Our Garden Terrace offers a beautiful outdoor space for our summer cookouts, walking club and field day events!

Hours of Operation:

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday thru Friday


Inclement Weather Announcements:


      Tune to North Shore 104.9 for advise on weather-related

       closings and cancellations.

Facilities Include

Fitness Room

It’s never too late to get fit!


   Increase energy

   Reduce joint stiffness

   Improve flexibility, strength, and balance.

Monday thru Friday

8:00 to 3:00

Thursdays until 6:00

It’s FREE

Health Clinic

Health Evaluation Room.


The Council on Aging offers FREE Health Clinics for checking blood pressure and blood sugar levels as well as hearing screenings.  


Check our Newsletter for dates and times.

Kitchen

For those over sixty,

hot nutritious lunch is served daily for a reasonable donation.


Click the Newsletter or Menu tab to see what’s cooking!

    Volunteer Services

Volunteer

Enthusiastic volunteers of all ages pitch in to fill many of the positions at the Center.


We are always looking for volunteers to lead new activities!


Learn more about volunteer opportunities at the Torigian Community Life Center.

Triad

The three groups of TRIAD are:

The Sheriff’s Office,

Law Enforcement

and

Senior Citizens.

Triad is a community policing initiative between seniors, law enforcement, and service providers to increase safety through education and crime prevention.

Roger B. Trask

The Roger B. Trask Adult Day Health Center is available for those who need extra help maintaining an independent lifestyle. The Center provides a warm and friendly setting with a professional staff. We offer a structured and supervised daily program of stimulating activities especially tailored to the frail elderly who are unable to remain alone or who are limited in their ability to function independently.

Transportation

Residents of Peabody may utilize our transportation service 5 days per week to come to the center or for medical appointments in Peabody, Danvers, Salem, Beverly and Lynn.  A $1.00 donation is suggested for each way. Clients also have 2 days per week for grocery shopping at Shaws, Stop & Shop Peabody or Market Basket Danvers.  Mall Shopping is available on specific days.

Social Services

The Social Service program provides information and referrals to seniors and their families about programs and services provided by the Council on Aging and other agencies in the elder network. The staff is available in the office, by telephone and will visit homebound seniors in their home. The social service staff works collaboratively with many agencies serving seniors.

Home Meals

Home delivered meals are offered Monday through Friday for homebound elders and their spouses who age 60 or older and are unable to prepare a balanced meal.  Meals on Wheels are prepared nutritious meals that are delivered by our drivers who make daily contact and check on the well-being of seniors they visit. We’d love to hear from you if you have any questions.

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