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Senior Snippets, Dec. 14 edition

by | Dec 10, 2022 | Featured

The Hopkinton Senior Center is open Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For a more extensive listing of programs and services, including lunch program menus, as well as a newsletter, check hopkintonseniorcenter.com. Anyone with questions can call 508-497-9730. The Senior Center also has a Facebook page that provides updates on resources, programs and events.

Schedule update
The Senior Center will be closed from Dec. 26 through Jan. 2, reopening Jan. 3.

Transportation for seniors
The Senior Center offers transportation to and from the center as well as local shopping Mondays through Fridays for Hopkinton residents. Those looking for transportation for medical appointments or essential shopping should call to learn about options at least three business days prior to the desired day of travel.

TED Talks Discussion Group
Mondays, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
In 1984, TED Talks were created to bring technology, entertainment and design information to the curious and open-minded public. These videos cover a wide array of subjects and always lead to lively discussion and conversation. Casual TED Talks group meetings are held either in-person or over Zoom every Monday for one hour. Attendees will view one of these videos and follow with a discussion. The program is free. Register by calling the Senior Center at 508-497-9730.

Art Appreciation: Celebrations and Holidays in Art
Thursday, Dec. 15, 1 p.m.
Local art historian Jill Sanford will present a collection of festive images from medieval times to present day, offering a colorful backdrop to a discussion about artists’ creative ways of telling stories.

Virtual Travel to Lisbon Holiday Lights and Traditions
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 1-2 p.m.
Participants will virtually walk together through the downtown of Lisbon to see the city’s beautiful Christmas lights while learning about local Portuguese Christmas traditions. Call the Senior Center for the link.

Hopkinton Physical Therapy Fall Safety Seminar
Thursday, Dec. 22, 1-2 p.m.
Members of the Hopkinton physical therapy team will talk about a variety of health topics related to reducing seniors’ fall risks, including vertigo, sore joints, balance and flexibility concerns. They will talk about ways to reduce fall and balance risk factors as individuals age. Advance registration is requested.

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