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.
Winter Weather Policy
The Senior Center is closed to the public when the Hopkinton Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather. Play it safe; watch the news and check for school closings. When in doubt, call the Senior Center or check out the Facebook page for closing updates. Transportation assistance also could be impacted by inclement weather.
Our Time Memory Cafe
Thursday, Dec. 7, 1 p.m.
Our Time Memory Cafe is a welcoming gathering for those experiencing forgetfulness or mild cognitive impairment or living with dementia, along with their care partner, family and friends. The cafe is a place to socialize, have social experiences with others going through similar changes and form friendships. A care partner must accompany anyone who requires assistance. The program is a joint venture between the Hopkinton Senior Center and Hopkinton Public Library. For more information or to register, call the Senior Center.
Garden Therapy: Holiday Greens
Monday, Dec. 11, 1 p.m.
Members of the Hopkinton Garden Club will lead a program that works with holiday greens to create beautiful arrangements. Advance registration required, as space is limited.
Tracking Priorities on iPhone/iPad
Thursday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m.
This beginner course introduces iPhone and iPad users to methods for keeping track of different priorities, tasks and events using the Notes, Reminders and Calendar apps. This class also covers Siri, the iPhone’s virtual assistant. Advance registration is requested.
Mental Health Literacy
Wednesday, Dec. 20, 1 p.m.
Mental Health Essentials for Older Adults is an educational program delivered by clinicians for adults ages 65 and older. Participants will walk away with an understanding of the states of mental health, an understanding of what mental health is and isn’t, knowledge of how and where to get professional support, strategies for coping with loss and adapting to this chapter of life, and strategies for self-care for themselves and loved ones.