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Alden Senior Citizens' Programs

Alden Community/Senior Center
13116 Main Street
Alden, NY 14004
(716) 937-7393

In cooperation with the Alden Senior Citizen Club, the Town of Alden assists in providing many activities for our community's seniors. From luncheons, tours, recreation programs and transportation service, programs abound for members of the greatest generation.

Senior Lunch Program

Lunches are provided at the Alden Senior Center every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Noon. The cost is a $3.00 per person donation, however no one is denied a meal due to an inability to pay. All luncheon reservations must be made seven days in advance. All preorders or cancellations  must be made by contacting the Nutrition Director. Menus are available for the entire month.

Nutrition director- Mary Erickson
(716) 335-8009 or (716) 937-9468

Monthly Senior Menu

Senior Activities


All activities are held in the Alden Senior Center, located in Memorial Park, Main Street in the Village of Alden.


Monthly Activities as noted on monthly calendar:
Sr. Aerobics Wednesday 10:30 am
Bingo Tuesday
*First Tuesday of each month Town of Alden issues 
$100 in Tops gift cards as prizes
12:30 pm
Bowling Thursday
*At Alden Lanes. Pre-Bowl at 12:15pm
12:30 pm
Cards Thursday 1:00 pm
Ceramics Thursday
*$2 per class fee. Open to Alden residents only
9:00 am
Crafts 3rd Thursday
*May be suspended for the summer months
12:30 pm
Sr. Meetings

2nd and 4th Wednesday
*Second member meeting celebrates that month's member's
birthdays with cake and ice cream

1:00 pm

Senior Transportation

Van Reservations: Michele Hoffman: (716) 480-6532 or Highway Department: (716) 937-7336

The Town of Alden meets the transportation needs of Alden's Seniors through the Senior Van Program. This service is available to any Alden Town or Village resident who is at least 60 years of age. The first Wednesday of each month the van travels to Eastern Hills Mall. The service is free, the handicap accessable van travels anywhere within the Township. Hours of operation are Tuesdays 11:00am – 4:00pm, Wednesdays 8:30am to 3:00pm and Thursdays from 8:30am to 3:00pm.

Senior Citizen Trips

In partnership with the Alden Senior Citizen Club, the Town of Alden sponsors numerous day tours throughout the region. The trips are nominal in cost and advance reservations must be made. Check out the Alden Advertiser for current Travel Trips or for more information please call Helen at 937-6722 or Louise at 937-3466.

Alden Meals on Wheels

Alternative Care Services of WNY provides a local, nutritional program designed to provide one, two or three nutritious home cooked meals daily for Alden's seniors. Special diets can be accommodated, meals are delivered hot daily between 11:15am - 12:15pm Monday thru Friday and can be provided for up to seven days per week. For more information residents should contact (716) 937-7105.


Application for Alden Senior Club

Current Officers, Chairpersons & Committees and Information

Senior News - Meeting Minutes