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Calendar of Events

Below is a list of Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging's schedule of up-coming events and other activities occuring throughout Central Massachussetts. Events are posted frequently and displayed in date order with the most recent at the top. If you would like further information on a particular event please email us at SeniorConnection.

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West Boylston Senior Center

Date:09-25-2017
Time:See Details Below.
Location:See Details Below.
 

FLU-SHOT CLINIC

Sponsored by Walgreen’s

Monday – September 25, 2017

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

 

This is a drop-in-clinic.
No appointment is necessary.
 Please bring your insurance card.

Call the Senior Center for info 508-835-6916

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TAX EXEMPTIONS

Tuesday – September 19, 2017
1:00 PM

 

Myra Fortugno will present an overview of the Real Estate
Statutory Exemptions available to West Boylston homeowners.
The discussion will include benefits directed toward Seniors and
 to residents who fall within specific income categories.

Doug Horka will also present similar benefits specifically for Veterans.
Myra and Doug will have the appropriate applications forms and will
 provide guidance on the application process. All applications and
the supporting documentation will remain confidential.

Register at 508-835-6915

 

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DEMENTIA  CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

Date:09-26-2017
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Adult Day Health37 Thorne StreetWorcester, MA 

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 26TH AT 5PM IN THE
TEA ROOM IN ADULT DAY HEALTH-THE ENTRANCE IS
 AT 37 THORNE STREET, WORCESTER, MA

 

If you have a loved one living with Dementia, the support of others who
relate to your journey is essential to your own emotional & physical
well-being.  We invite you to join us in an evening of sharing & support.
  The support group provides emotional, educational and social support
 for caregivers.  The group encourages caregivers to maintain their own
 personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for
the person with dementia.  Please direct any questions to
 Judy Fowler at (508) 471-2272.  Hope to see you there!!

 

DELICIOUS REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED!

ALL ATTENDEES WILL HAVE THEIR
NAME ENTERED IN A FREE RAFFLE!



The Savvy Caregiver Program

Date:09-28-2017 through 10-12-2017
Time:1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:Millbury Public Library128 Elm StreetMillbury, MA 01527

The Savvy Caregiver Program is a six-session training for family
and friends who are active caregivers, caring for those living with
Alzheimer’s or related dementias!

 

The Savvy Caregiver Program

Brought to you by Elder Services of Worcester Area, Inc. & Tri-Valley, Inc.

 

Thursdays, September 7 – October 12, 2017

1:00 pm — 3:00 pm

Millbury Public Library

128 Elm Street, Millbury MA 01527

Free of charge!

 

Taking care of a person living with Alzheimer’s or related dementia is specialized work. To do this work successfully, caregivers need special skills, knowledge, and positive attitude that helps them to care for themselves.

 

Become an expert in Caregiving for someone with Alzeimer’s or related dementias!

·        Understand the impact of dementia on both you and the person you are caring for.

·        Learn the skills you need to manage daily life.

·        Take control and set goals.

·        Communicate more effectively.

·        Strengthen family resources.

·        Feel better about your caregiving.

·        Take care of you!

 

Complimentary Respite Available

For more information or to register
Call Deb Dowd-Foley 508-756-1545 ext.390
or Laura Black-Silver 508-949-6640 ext. 3079

 

Funding for this program was provided by a grant form the Administration for Community Living in collaboration with the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs and Elder Services of Merrimack Valley


 

For more information or to register
Call Deb Dowd-Foley 508-756-1545 ext. 390 or
email her at ddfoley@eswa.org



“COMMON RISK FACTORS FOR CANCER”

Date:09-28-2017
Time:6:00 - 7:30 PM
Location:COMMUNITY ROOM IN HOLDEN REHABILITATION, 32 MAYO DRIVE, HOLDEN.

ORIOL HEALTH CARE & SAINT VINCENT HOSPITAL WILL BE PRESENTING A FREE PROGRAM FOR THE PUBLIC ON

 

SEPTEMBER 28TH FROM 6 – 7:30PM

 

“COMMON RISK FACTORS FOR CANCER”

 

PRESENTED BY SPEAKER DR. AHMAD SIDDIQUI, HEMOTOLOGIST FROM ST VINCENT HOSPITAL.

 

THIS PROGRAM IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC OF ALL AGES AND QUESTIONS ARE ENCOURAGED!

 

LIGHT MEAL SERVED. AT THE COMMUNITY ROOM IN

HOLDEN REHABILITATION, 32 MAYO DRIVE, HOLDEN.

 

PLEASE CALL DEBBY AT 508-829-1213 TO RSVP.

 


DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP - Worcester

Date:09-28-2017
Time:9:30 AM
Location:The Worcester Senior Center128 Providence StreetWorcester, MA 01604

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH AT 9:30 AM

 

Caring for a loved one living with Dementia can be a challenge.  The support of others who relate to your journey is essential to your own emotional & physical well-being.  We invite you to join us for an opportunity of sharing & support.  The support group provides emotional, educational and social support for caregivers.  The group encourages caregivers to maintain their own personal,
physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with dementia.

 

Sponsored by Saint Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center
and fascinated at The Worcester Senior Center,
128 Providence Street, Worcester, MA 01604

 

DELICIOUS REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED!

ALL ATTENDEES WILL HAVE THEIR

 NAME ENTERED IN A FREE RAFFLE



Grief Recovery Series Offered by Miles Funeral Home

Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart and Finding Your Way

Date:09-30-2017
Time:1:00 pm - 2:30pm
Location:Holden Senior Center1130 Main Street, Holden

Grief Recovery Series Offered by Miles Funeral Home

 

Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart and Finding Your Way

 

This seminar is designed to assist individuals through their

Experience of loss, and the journey following the death of

a spouse or partner. We will discuss the physical,

emotional and spiritual aspects of grief that are unique

to this type of loss.  We will share ideas on how to support,

cope and care for ourselves as we move toward healing

in your personal grief journey.

 

Terri Philbrick, LICSW

Licensed Independent Social Worker

Grief Counselor and Bereavement Coordinator

 

Richard S. Mansfield, Funeral Director

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017

1:00 – 2:30 pm

 

Holden Senior Center

1130 Main Street,

Holden

 

Seating is limited. Seminar is free and open to the public.

Light refreshments will be served.

 

Please call (508) 829-4434 or (978)422-0100 for reservations.

 

Miles Funeral Directors

www.milesfuneralhome.com

 


BETTER BREATHING SUPPORT GROUP

Date:10-04-2017 through 12-06-2017
Time:2:00 - 3:00 PM
Location:In the Coffee ShopHolden Rehab & Skilled Nursing32 Mayo Drive, Holden

Better Breathing with Bob

Join us for an informative support group meeting to discuss breathing issues with Oriol Health Care Respiratory Therapist Bob Dumont. Bob brings over 30 years of experience in his field and has led many community groups to help educate and support anyone affected. Some topics to discuss—Do I need oxygen? How do I travel with oxygen? What affects allergies and asthma? What causes shortness of breath? How do I use my inhaler? What is Sleep Apnea?



1ST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH

2:00pm—3:00pm

HOLDEN REHABILITATION

32 MAYO DRIVE, HOLDEN

FREE PROGRAM , MEETS IN COFFEE SHOP,

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, QUESTIONS ENCOURAGED !

 


RSVP OR QUESTIONS TO DEBBY AT 508-829-1213

OR DOSIPOV@ORIOLHEALTHCARE.COM



Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group
(This also includes other kin)

Date:10-09-2017 through 12-11-2017
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: YWCA (Members Lounge) Salem Square Worcester, MA

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

 

Place: YWCA (Library 2nd Floor)
1 Salem Square Worcester, MA 01608

Free childcare provided

The support group meets the second MONDAY of every month
with a social worker from Children's Friend, Inc.

For more information, please call Elder Services of Worcester Area at 508-756-1545

Sponsored by The Family Caregiver Support Program of
Elder Services of Worcester Area, Inc.,
Children's Friend, Inc., and the YWCA

 

Meeting dates in 2017:

MONDAY,  October 9th, November 13th , December 11th  

   This event is made possible through AOA and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs.



Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group

Date:10-09-2017
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services 195 Reservoir Street, Marlborough, MA

If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease,
Please attend this powerful resource group.

We provide information, education, and resources on Alzheimer’s disease.
Caregivers share stories along with caregiving journey offering support
and making connections with other members.

When:  2nd Monday of each Month

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Where: Pleasantries Adult Day and Consulting Services
195 Reservoir Street, Marlborough, MA

 

Pre-screening by email or phone is required prior to attending

Please contact Tammy Pozerycki at 508-481-0809 or

tammy@pleasantriesads.com

alz.org | alzheimer's association



DEMENTIA CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP - Shrewsbury

Date:10-17-2017
Time:9:00 am - 11:30 am
Location:Shrewsbury Senior Center98 Maple Ave.Shrewsbury, MA

Tuesday October 17th from 9-11:30 am at the
Shrewsbury Senior Center located at
98 Maple Ave Shrewsbury , MA

 

A PANEL OF CAREGIVERS SHARING THEIR CAREGIVING EXPERIENCE AND JOURNEY WILL BE FEATURED

 

Caring for a loved one living with Dementia can be a challenge.  The support of others who relate to your journey is essential to your own emotional & physical well-being.  Most caregivers do not take time out to care for themselves or seek out the support they truly need and deserve.  We invite you to join us for an opportunity of sharing & support.  The support group provides emotional educational and social support for caregivers.  The group encourages caregivers to maintain their own personal, physical and emotional health, as well as optimally care for the person with dementia.  Hope to see you there!

 

Sponsored & facilitated by Saint Francis Rehabilitation and
Nursing Center 101 Plantation Street Worcester, MA 01610

 

Please direct any questions to the Senior Center receptionist at 508-841-8640 or Judy Fowler from Saint Francis at 508-471-2272

 

DELICIOUS REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED!

ALL ATTENDEES WILL HAVE THEIR
 NAME ENTERED IN A FREE RAFFLE!



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