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Senior Snippets, July 19 edition

by | Jul 18, 2023 | 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.

Transportation Programs
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.

Outreach Services
The Senior Center has an Outreach Department. The department can help identify assistance programs (including fuel assistance), loan durable medical equipment, help with transportation, facilitate nutrition assistance and much more. Anyone looking for assistance or more information about services should call to make an appointment.

Exercise Classes
Chair yoga, Mondays, 9 a.m.
Exercise with Linda, Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
Stretch class, Tuesdays, 9 a.m.
Zumba, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
Balance & Flexibility, Tuesdays, 11 a.m.
Exercise with Joni, Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.
Tap dancing, Tuesdays, 2 p.m.
Tai chi, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.
Zumba plus toning, Fridays, 9:15 a.m.
Chi gong, Fridays, 10:30 a.m.
Meditation and movement, alternating Fridays, noon (call for schedule)

TED Talks Discussion Group
Mondays, 12:30 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 every Monday for one hour. Attendees will view one of these videos and follow with a discussion. The program is free.

Narcan Training and Community Harm Reduction
Wednesday, July 19, 1 p.m.
This program is led by Public Health Nurse Simone Carter. Attendees will learn how to recognize and react to an overdose situation and when and how to administer Narcan, a life-saving medication that can reverse an opioid overdose and save lives. Opioids are a class of drugs that include illegal drugs but also can include pain-relief prescription medications found in many household medicine cabinets. Advance registration is requested.

Our Time Memory Cafe
Thursday, Aug. 3, 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 508-497-0108 or email info@ourtimememorycafe.org.

Ice Cream Social
Thursday, Aug. 16, 1 p.m.
Advance registration is requested for this event, which is sponsored by the Friends of Hopkinton Seniors. The center will have all the fixins to make a perfect hot fudge sundae. Non-dairy options also will be available.

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