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Senior Snippets, Nov. 23 edition

by | Nov 22, 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.

Transportation Programs for Seniors
The Senior Center offers transportation to and from the Senior Center as well as local shopping Tuesdays through Fridays for Hopkinton residents. The Senior Center also can help residents find transportation assistance for medical appointments and essential shopping. Anyone interested should call the Senior Center to learn more.

Walking Tour of Ljubljana, The Capital of Slovenia
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 10-11 a.m.
Participants will embark on a virtual guided tour of the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana. This is one of the smallest European capitals, with only 300,000 inhabitants. But many young students from all around the world visit to study and learn about the rich history and diverse heritage. Known for its vibrant city life, Ljubljana is excellent for creativity and contemporary art. Call the Senior Center for the Zoom link.

Our Time Memory Cafe
Thursday, Dec. 1, 1-2 p.m.
This is a welcoming gathering for those experiencing forgetfulness, mild cognitive impairment or living with dementia, and their care partner, family and friends. Our Time Memory Café is a place to socialize, share experiences and form friendships. This is a joint venture between the Hopkinton Senior Center and Hopkinton Public Library. For more information or to register, call 508-497-9730 or email info@ourtimememorycafe.org.

Dementia Friends Information Session
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 7-8:30 p.m., St. John’s Parish Center
This 90-minute session is suitable for all adults as well as children in middle school and older. Participants will learn the five key dementia messages, the different types of dementia and their impact, what it’s like to live with dementia, tips on how to interact and communicate with people living with dementia, and the small things people can do that will make a difference. Call the center to reserve a spot, or email sdocknevich@gmail.com for more information.

Art Appreciation: Celebrations and Holidays in Art
Thursday, Dec. 15
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.