About Us

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Funded By

Eastern Upper Bucks Senior Center is funded, in part, under a contract with the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and The County of Bucks.

Nockamixon Township applies for a yearly grant on our behalf that is approved by Bucks County and HUD (Housing and Urban Development). Please consider joining the center to help meet the increasing grant demands for our much needed community senior center. Thanks!


Our History

Eastern Upper Bucks Senior Center began in 1980 when a group of seniors met at St. Luke’s Church in Ferndale.  Later they met at Wolfinger’s store in Ottsville, then Palisades high school.  In 1984, a store front was rented in Bucksville Shopping Center.  The first meetings had 35 members.  Various townships funded the senior center.  By 1989, there were about 100 members.  As the center grew, a lending library was established.  Various exercise classes including ball room dancing were taught.  There was a pool table and various games were played, the most popular being pinochle.  Once a month, the group met for lunch at a local restaurant and went on trips every once in a while.  To generate money for the center, they sewed rugs.  Early on the dues were just $2 per person.

On May 7, 2001, the center relocated to a new larger building on Route 611 where we currently are today.  In October 2001, an open house was held.  The center continued to grow in its new location.

In September 2018, we began our sandwich or salad congregate meal program sponsored by Bucks County Area Agency on Aging.  Presently, we are known as a friendly senior center that provides specific help to low to moderate income seniors as well as providing our unique congregate meal program, exercise classes, health, educational and nutrition programs, trips, and a great way to socialize.  We are a liaison for the Bucks County Area Agency on Aging, distribute produce vouchers in the summer, and volunteer tax counselors from AARP help seniors with income tax preparation in the early winter.

An executive board consisting of president, vice president, 2nd vice president, treasurer, assistant treasurer, secretary as well as 3 trustees govern the senior center.  A paid center manager runs the day to day operations of the center.


Current Board Members

The 2020 term runs from 01/01/2020 to 12/31/2020


President

Betty Martin

Vice President

Jane Paetzell

2ND Vice President

Cathy Lutz

Secretary

Cindy Wiley

Treasurer

Marion Wolf

Assistant Treasurer

Terry Keogh

Trip Coordinators

Jim & Terry Keogh

Manager

Margie Jesiolowski


Membership and Dues

Eastern Upper Bucks Senior Center (EUBSC) is a private non-profit 501(c)3 organization that offers vital information and services to the eastern Upper Bucks County senior community.  The purpose of the senior center is to encourage seniors to participate in new activities with the aim to empower members, to enhance their dignity, support their independence, and to encourage community involvement.  EUBSC provides a resource for the entire community and provides services and information on aging.  The membership shall be composed of men and women fifty-five (55) years of age or older, regardless of race, religion, or economic status. 

Eastern Upper Bucks Senior Center provides:

  • Congregate Meals (Sandwiches and Salads ONLY)
  • Wellness and exercise programs
  • Classes, activities, and presentations
  • Trips
  • Special events
  • Library with books and puzzles
  • Information and referrals

Membership to Eastern Upper Bucks Senior Center is based on the fiscal year, July 1st through June 30th.  The current cost of membership is $15. Dues are payable by cash or check only.  Classes are $2 for members, $4 for non-members.  Class fees are paid to the instructor.

Paid membership entitles the member to:

  • Check out books and puzzles from our lending library
  • Pay the member price for classes
  • Vote on matters subject to vote including voting for members of the Board of Directors
  • Run for office on the board of directors