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Changes to 55+ Membership Program

Due to our increase in programming volume, Scarborough Community Services has decided to review how registrations are accepted going forward. We researched multiple options and weighed the pros and cons of each but settled on restructuring the membership portion of our programs to better serve all involved. As a member in our programs, we wanted to share all of the changes with you so that you are fully aware of the process for registration moving forward: 

  • Effective immediately, Scarborough Community Services will no longer sell new 55+ memberships or renew past memberships.
  • Any membership that is still valid as of today will be honored through the end of the Winter/Spring 2018-19 registration period.
  • Memberships that would have been good past that period will be credited for the "missed time.” This credit will be added onto your account in our system that you may use towards a future program or trip.
  • As of the Summer 2019 program brochure, registration will be based on residency. Programs and trips will remain open to everyone interested in participating. Scarborough residents will receive early registration priority. Fees on trips and programs will also be restructured based on residency.
  • Program brochures can still be mailed to individual households for a fee of $10 per year. This option is open to ALL households, regardless of residency or age. This fee covers the mailing of three annual brochures. Brochures may still be picked up at no cost at the Scarborough Community Services Office, at the Scarborough Public Library, and are made available on the Town of Scarborough website.

We want to thank all past and present members for their continued support and understanding during this time of transition. Our goal is to remain inclusive to all who wish to participate but to also honor our constituents’ needs first and foremost. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at 207-730-4150 and we would be happy to walk you through these changes.


Now Available! Fall 2018 Brochure
https://docs.google.com/a/scarboroughmaine.org/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=c2NhcmJvcm91Z2htYWluZS5vcmd8dG93bnxneDozNmM5MTk2OWMwZWIxNzVm

Now available to view and print . . . the Fall 2018 brochure! Check out all of the trips and programs available during the 
fall months.

Please Note: 
As of Fall 2018, the 55+ Newsletter and the youth/adult program brochure are combined into one brochure document. The 55+ section is located right after the table of content page. All active 55+ members will continue to receive these brochures in the mail as part of thjue


Registration for 55+ Members begins August 6.
Registration for non-members begins August 13.





Welcome Martin's Point

Tom Hall, Scarborough Town Manager, and Carol Rancourt, Vice Chair of the Scarborough Seniors Program Advisory Board joined Martin's Point staff for a ribbon cutting at their new health care center on Route 1.  Built on the site of the former Scarborough Commons office building that was destroyed by fire in September of 2014, the new Martin's Point center will be open for business next week, starting on January 9th.  Along with the new health center, Martin's Point is partnering with the Town to provide access to new community space that was designed as part of the building.  The space will be the new home of the senior lunch program and will provide much needed space for other community activities.

Drop-In Center at Martin's Point for Older Adults

All 55+ adults are invited to come by for a variety of games, such as cribbage, checkers, dominoes, and more, as well as space for knitting and crocheting.

Fridays
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
and
Tuesdays
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

(No drop-in center when school is closed or on holidays)
Martin's Point
153 Route One
Scarborough, Maine 04074

If there are games, activities, topics, or anything you would like to see offered at future drop-in center sessions, please call us at 730-4150 and let us know.

Senior Advisory Board Survey

Did you know that in four years, one quarter of Scarborough's population will be Age 65 and older? 

In order to serve the growing population better, the Senior Advisory Board is looking for your input! Please take a few moments to complete a short online survey that will help board members get a better idea of what is most important to you, what you are interested in, and how Scarborough can become more age-friendly. 


Printed copies of this survey are also available in the Community Services Office at Town Hall.


Program Proposals

Do you have an idea for a 55+ Program activity? Do you want to run a recreation program through Scarborough Community Services?

Please complete the form linked below and return it to Community Services, either in-person, through email, by fax, or by mail.



Scarborough Municipal Building
Upper Level, Room 325

259 U.S. Route 1 / P.O. Box 360
Scarborough, ME 04070-0360
Hours: M-F, 8 AM - 4 PM 
Passport Hrs: T-Th, 9 AM - 3 PM
(by appointment)
Phone: (207) 730-4150
Fax: (207) 730-4165
Email: comserv
           @scarboroughmaine.org


Seasonal Brochure

https://docs.google.com/a/scarboroughmaine.org/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=c2NhcmJvcm91Z2htYWluZS5vcmd8dG93bnxneDo3ZmU0OWE4Y2FjMDJjYmRm


Winter-Spring 2018-19

Click on the image to 
view our most recent brochure!

View more »

Please Note: As of Fall 2018, the 55+ Newsletter and the youth/adult program brochure are combined into one brochure document.




Audra Keenan
Intergenerational Programs Manager
Phone: (207) 730-4171
Email: akeenan
           @scarboroughmaine.org

Cynthia DiBiase
Seniors Program Coordinator
Phone: (207) 730-4173
Email: cdibiase
           @scarboroughmaine.org


Scarborough Senior Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members
  • Carol Rancourt, Chair - 2019
  • Kenneth Simons, Vice Chair - 2017
  • Donnamarie Collins - 2017
  • Penny Boles - 2018
  • Phil Christy - 2019
  • Jane Palmer - 2019
Council Liaison

Jean Marie Caterina




Policies

Please consult our Policies page for information regarding:
  • Program Registration
  • Payment Methods & Fees
  • Refunds & Cancellations