CMAA Senior Bulletin – Jan 6, 2021

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CMAA Updates

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Mark your calendars for May 3, 2021 because #ElderCare2021 is coming to a screen near you!

Learn about local resources and information for older adults in Central Massachusetts virtually. We’ll be broadcasting the event online and across the region on cable access!

Presented by:

Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging &

Sheriff Lew Evangelidis of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office

Sponsored by:

Joseph D. Early Jr. of the Worcester District Attorney’s Office,

Reliant Medical Group, UMass Memorial Medical Center, UMass Medical School, Unibank, Fallon Health, WTAG News Radio, and The Vitality Magazine

Central MA Local Happenings

Grafton

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Fitchburg

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The Fitchburg Senior Center is now offering copies of “The Little Bird”, a newsletter where each issue focuses on a specific theme. Examples of topics range from The California Gold Rush, The Great Molasses Flood, and more! This publication is edited by Nancy Franks, a frequent presenter at senior centers and retirement communities around Massachusetts. She’s taken her extensive knowledge virtual during this time of isolation.

Call the Fitchburg Senior Center at (978) 829-1790 to receive your copy.

Worcester

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WORCESTER SENIOR CENTER: INTRODUCTION TO TECHNOLOGY

LEARN TO USE ZOOM

You have heard the term and maybe even participated in a Zoom meeting. Now learn the basics to stay in touch with family and friends!

Join Richard Spool, WSC participant and QCC professor of Computer Literacy who will conduct 3 sessions:

Session 1: Wed. Jan. 13, 2021

10am-11am: Intro to New Zoom Users

Session 2: Wed. Jan. 20, 2021

10am-11am: Creating and using a Zoom Account

Session 3: Wed. Jan. 27, 2021

10am-11am: Hosting a Zoom Meeting

Participants need to know how to use the Zoom invite to participate in the sessions. Ample time for questions and answers throughout the sessions will be given.

After registering by emailing lapins@worcesterma.gov, you will

receive Zoom links, hand-outs to print and links to related websites.

Sessions will be recorded to add to the Channel 192 and WSC playlists.

Space is limited, so sign up today!

Medway

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The Friends of Medway Elders, a non-profit organization run by volunteers, is looking for applicants for its Board of Directors. If you would like to apply to this Board and help the Medway Seniors, please submit a letter of intent by January 10th 2021.

Please contact the Center at (508) 533-3210 if you have any questions.

Central MA Senior & Caregiver Resources

MassSupport Caregiver Coping Groups

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