The Weymouth Senior Center has opened its doors for limited classes and activities under strict COVID-19 safety measures.
WEYMOUTH — Weymouth Elder Services was all set to have its biggest party of 2020 on St. Patrick’s Day last March —175 people were signed up to attend — when everything came to a wrenching halt. On March 16, the senior center had to close due to the spreading coronavirus and Gov. Charlie Baker’s orders for a statewide lock down.
Karen Johnston, director of elder services, vowed that the active older adults would be back as soon as she could make it happen. More than six months later, the Whipple Senior Center reopened its doors for limited classes and activities this week under strict COVID-19 safety measures.
“It’s nothing like it was before and the seniors have to sign up for everything, they can’t just stop by,” Johnston said. “But we are