Need to relax? Muscles or joints sore? Treat yourself to a therapeutic massage. Antonelle Dawley, licensed therapeutic massage therapist is here to help! Gift certificates are available.

SCHEDULE (by appointment only):

Wednesday 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Thursdays 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Fridays 10:00 am to 2:00 pm


Mini-Massage 15 minutes: $10.00

30 minute massage: $30.00

60 minute massage: $55.00

Stop by the front desk or call the Groton Senior Center, 860-441-6785, to book your appointment.




Community Room – $175 + $25/hour after hours 150 people max.
Large Classroom – $125 + $25/hour after hours 30 people max.
Small Classroom – $75 + $25/hour after hours 20 people max.

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    Groton Senior Center in collaboration with Town of Groton Police Department, Town of Groton Recreation Division and Groton Board Of Education Offices is proud to have brought the “Community First Dinner Program” to Groton. Our own fantastic Kathy Williams spearheaded the effort and never let up in creating this program to provide dinners twice a week to families and individuals struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Offering nutritionally balanced meals to the community at ZERO cost. The meal preparation, is headed by our own Lynnsie Manza, of our Coastal Café. The meals are prepared at the center and then individually packaged to be distributed at several meal sites in Groton. At this writing, over 1,400 dinners have been provided to Groton.

    After a lot of behind the scenes work and collaboration, Kathy Williams and Jennifer Meakem scheduled numerous volunteers and the program kicked off on June 3rd. The individual dinners are packaged up, delivered and then distributed Wednesdays and Fridays between 4:30pm and 5:30pm at the following sites: St. John’s Christian Church, TVCAA on Central Avenue, Charles Barnum School /now Beacon Point Homes (Gungywamp Road). A first come, first served basis most nights we had just enough meals or ran out early! Rain or shine! 🙂

    We are proud to announce many of the weeks meals were provided generously by Children First Groton Collaborative, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund Covid Relief, Pfizer, Pepsi, Utz, Hartford HealthCare, Village Market, Paul And Angela McGuirk and a very large amount of generous people of our community who have donated to this cause. THANK YOU ALL!

    Professional Nutrition Counseling- Thursdays

    Nutrition for Health and Weight Loss


    Deborah Downes, Registered Dietitian
    Thursdays   9:30am to 1:30pm
    Knowledgeable, friendly, convenient and affordable to help you
    • reach weight loss goals.
    • learn to eat and cook for better health.
    • meet your blood sugar goals.
    • follow a more heart healthy lifestyle.
    • improve intestinal issues(irritable bowel, crohn’s, constipation…
    • learn how to manage nutrition changes due to illness and/or recovery.

    Cost: $20 per hour (by the way, this is a huge bargain!)

    First visit/Initial Assessment (required): $20 for one hour

    Subsequent visits: $10/half hour

    Pharmacy Information:

    • Groton CVS 860-446-0912 Pharmacy – Open 24 hours. Drive through. Delivery through mail.
    • Groton Big Y Pharmacy  860-445-7719 Open 9:00AM-7:00PM Monday – Friday. Delivery is an option if you live in a  7 mile radius from the store, must pay by debit or credit and must have your order in to the store no later than 11:00AM. Senior  ONLY Hours 7:00AM-8:00AM.
    • Groton Walgreens  860-405-1919- Open 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Tuesdays seniors only from 8:00AM-9:00AM /plus they receive a senior discount during this time. You can order your medications through their website and Fed Ex will deliver it.
    • Groton Walmart Pharmacy 860-449-6902. Pharmacy hours 9:00AM-7:00PM . Tuesdays Senior ONLY from 6:00AM-9:00AM .


    During COVD19 Our TAKE OUT Hot Meals are available for anyone, Menu below

    We are doing TAKE OUT hot meals from our Coastal Cafe for anyone. The hot meals are $5 each- an entree and two sides.  These meals are NOT just for seniors.

    -Orders must be called in to 860-441-6785 by 10:30 am.

    -At this time, we are only providing hot meals (NO soups, sandwiches, salad bar, drinks, etc.)

    -Orders must be paid for when the order is placed.

    -Orders can be picked up between 11:30 am-12:30 pm.

    -A limited number of deliveries for those who do not drive will be done each day.


    4/3  Friday – Shrimp & mushroom alfredo over pasta, side salad.

    4/6    Monday – Grilled chicken breast, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw

    4/7    Tuesday – Pepper steak, rice, corn

    4/8    Wednesday – Cheese stuffed shells, side salad, garlic bread

    4/9    Thursday – Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans

    4/10  Friday – Closed (Good Friday)



    COMMUNITY SHARE: Salvation Army offers Emotional and Spiritual Care HOTLINE

    The Salvation Army has introduced an Emotional and Spiritual Care Hotline for anyone in the US to call during the pandemic. Its hours of operation are 9:00 am to 9:00 pm EDT. By calling 844 458-HOPE (4673) trained Salvation Army Officers and employees are available to talk, advise, and above all pray for individuals, families and situations.

    Anyone who is feeling lonely, isolated, or fearful of the coronavirus outbreak can call the hotline number to reach a friendly and reassuring voice.