Senior Bulletin Board, July 15-21

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ELDER SERVICES OF BERKSHIRE COUNTY

Elder Services offers resources and services for Berkshire seniors, including Meals on Wheels and senior group lunches, information and referral, case management, homemaker, personal care, caregiver services and more. There is a suggested donation of $2 per meal. Information: 413-499-0524 or 800-544-5242.

Menu for the week of July 15:

Monday: Breaded chicken drumstick.

Tuesday: Sloppy Joe.

Wednesday: Cheese lasagna with marinara.

Thursday: Beef burgundy.

Friday: Calico beans & sausage.

ADAMS

The Council on Aging office, at 3 Hoosac St., is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and van service is available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday; call 413-743-8333 at least two days in advance for medical appointments, in-town shopping, banking and rides to the Visitor's Center for lunch and/or programs. SHINE health insurance assistance is available by appointment. Lunch is open to all.

Monday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE; 10 a.m. — Walking group; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Chair Yoga; 9 to 11 a.m. — Attorney St. John by appt., 413-743-8333; 10:30 a.m. — Left, Right, Center; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; Noon — Adams Market; 1 p.m. — Quilt, crochet, knit.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE; 10 a.m. — Walking group, Walmart; 11 a.m. — Transportation to Farmers Market; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

Thursday: 9 a.m. — Chair Yoga; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch with Selectman Jim Bush; 1 p.m. — Senior meeting; 7 p.m. — Quilt, crochet, knit.

Friday: 9:30 a.m. to noon — SHINE; 11:30 a.m. — Outdoor picnic, hot dog lunch; 11:45 a.m. — UKE Entertainment.

 

CHESHIRE

The Council on Aging van is available Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., $2 donation, call Ed at 413-446-2559 for reservations. Fallon Health Car available for medical appointments, call 413-743-8333. Lunch reservations 48 hours in advance, 413-743-9719, $2 donation.

Monday: 9 a.m. — Exercise; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

Tuesday: 11:30 a.m. — Lunch.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. — Exercise; 11:30 a.m. — Lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Senior Club meeting; 1 p.m. — COA meeting.

Friday: 9 a.m. — Exercise.

CLARKSBURG

The Council on Aging is at 712 West Cross Road. Leah Sherman, director. Information: 413-663-8253.

Monday: 10 a.m. to noon — Walk & Social.

Tuesday: 1 p.m. — North County Seniors meeting.

Thursday: 10 a.m. to noon — Walk & Social; 1 p.m. — Games & etc.

FLORIDA

The Florida Senior Center, 367 Mohawk Trail, is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, weather permitting. Suzan Oleson, interim director. Registration for all special events and meals, two days in advance, is requested. Confidential appointments for assistance, applications, information and referral, caregiver support, etc. Activities are open to all ages. Call 413-662-2811 to confirm any activity.

Friday: 9 a.m. — Bridge; 12:30 p.m. — Bingo.

 

Thursday: 9:30 a.m. — Tai chi; 9:30 a.m. to noon — Poker; No Van.

Friday: 7:30 a.m. — Exercise; 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Van; 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. — Lunch and Bingo.

 

NORTH ADAMS

The Spitzer Center at 116 Ashland St. offers lunch five days a week. Suggested donation is $2. Call 413-664-9826 for reservations two days in advance. The Council on Aging office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday: 9 a.m. — N.A. Commons blood pressure; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch, Mountain Girl Farm; 12:30 p.m. — Bridge; 1 p.m. — Knitting class.

Tuesday: 9:15 a.m. — Big Y; 9:30 a.m. — Foot nurse by appt.; 10:30 a.m. — Chair aerobics; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 12:10 p.m. — Bingo; 1 p.m. — Painting class.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. — Massages by appt., Tai chi at The Armory; 10 a.m. — Stop & Shop; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; Noon — Left, Right, Center.

Thursday: 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 12:10 p.m. — Bingo; 1 p.m. — Chair yoga.

Friday: 10 a.m. — Food Bank truck; 10:15 a.m. — Walmart; 11:30 a.m. — Hot lunch; 12:30 p.m. — Brown Bag pickup.

 

 

WILLIAMSTOWN

The Council on Aging office is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. The Harper Center at 118 Church St. offers lunch five days a week. The suggested donation is $2. Call 413-458-8350 for reservations two days in advance.

Monday: 9 a.m. — Yoga; 1 p.m. — Intro to Tai Chi; 2:30 p.m. — Balance class.

Tuesday: 9 a.m. — Foot care clinic, oil painting; 1 p.m. — Bingo.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. — Yoga; 10:30 a.m. — Exercise; 1 p.m. — Bridge.

Thursday: 9 a.m. — Walkers; 9:30 a.m. — Tai Chi; 11:15 a.m. — Balance; 1 p.m. — Get Cuffed individual meetings; 5 p.m. — Weight Watchers.

Friday: 9 a.m. — Yoga; 10:30 a.m. — Exercise; Noon — Cookout; 1 p.m. — Richard Meyer.

 

READSBORO, VT.

First Baptist Church on Main Street offers lunch on the second Wednesday, at noon. Sponsored by Senior Solutions; all ages welcome. Suggested donation is $3.50 for seniors. Information: 413-424-5446 or 802-423-5346.