Select Senior Centers Extending Hours For Heat Wave

Unaltered photo by Janice Waltzer.

In light of an excessive heat warning, six senior centers in Bucks County are extending their hours to offer sanctuary from dangerous temperatures.

Forecast for Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday. The red designates an excessive heat warning. Click to enlarge. Credit: National Weather Service.

In lower Bucks, the Bensalem and Morrisville Senior centers will remain open until 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. The Bristol Township Senior Center and the Bristol Borough Area Active Adult Center are also extending their hours, but are also opening Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Everyone regardless of age should spend as much time out of the sun and in air conditioning as possible.

Temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees this weekend. People should drink plenty of water and limit physical activity outdoors.

Information on each senior center’s hours, location, and contact information provided by Bucks County at buckscounty.org.

Bensalem Senior Center
1850 Byberry Road
Bensalem, PA 19020
Phone: 215-638-7720
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (July 17, 18 and 19):  9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bristol Borough Area Active Adult Center
301 Wood Street
Bristol, PA 19007
Phone: 215-788-9238
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (July 17, 18 and 19):  9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday (July 20, 21) 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bristol Township Senior Center
2501 Bath Road
Bristol, PA 19007
Phone: 215-785-6322
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (July 17, 18 and 19):  9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday (July 20, 21): 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Morrisville Senior Center
31 E. Cleveland Ave.
Morrisville, PA 19067
Phone: 215-295-0567
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (July 17, 18, 19):  9 a.m. to 6 p.m.