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.
Managing Money and Finances for Caregivers
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 1 p.m.
This free program by the Alzheimer’s Association will help caregivers learn about the costs of caregiving and the benefits of early planning, teach them how to avoid financial abuse and fraud, start a conversation about finances, assess financial and legal needs, and find support.
Halloween Costume Party Featuring the Elderly Brothers
Thursday, Oct. 26, 1 p.m.
Attendees will get into the spooky spirit with sweet treats, live music and tons of Halloween fun. Costumes are welcome. Advance registration is required.
Senior Center Book Club
First Wednesday of every month, 10:30 a.m.
One of life’s pleasures is a good book. Another is the time to read it. At this meeting, attendees can relax and bring something to drink, all while enjoying book reviews and socializing. The next book club meeting is Nov. 1, and the book is “The Thursday Murder Club–The Bullet That Missed” by Richard Osman. For the Dec. 6 meeting, the book is “Where the Forest Meets the Stars” by Glendy Vanderah.
Our Time Memory Cafe
Thursday, Nov. 2, 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. 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.
Back to Basics on iPhone/iPad
Thursday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m.
This introductory class introduces new (or hesitant) users to the basics of navigating iPhones and/or iPads. Topics will include the hardware of the iPhone, including the buttons, volume switch, cameras and speakers. Participants will learn how to navigate to important areas of the phone, as well as iPhone applications for calling and messaging. Advance registration is required.