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 for seniors
The Senior Center offers transportation to and from the center as well as local shopping Tuesdays through Fridays for Hopkinton residents. Those looking for transportation for medical appointments or essential shopping should call to learn about transportation options.
Monday, Oct. 31, 12:30 p.m.
Attendees — in-person or virtual — will view a short video followed by a group discussion. Call to register.
Our Time Memory Cafe
Thursday, Nov. 3, 1-2 p.m.
This is a welcoming gathering for those experiencing forgetfulness, having mild cognitive impairment or living with dementia, as well as their care partner, family and friends. The cafe 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 email@example.com.
Planning for Medicare — Countdown to 65
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1 p.m.
This presentation and discussion will be led by a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts representative. It is designed for those approaching Medicare eligibility. Among the topics to be covered is health insurance information outside of employer sponsored coverage, such as an explanation of Medicare, enrollment timeline, plans and programs available to early retirees, and COBRA. This is a great presentation for seniors and soon-to-be seniors in the community who may be working and looking to transition. Pre-registration is requested for this program.
Friends of the Senior Center annual holiday sale
Friday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-noon
Anyone looking to get a jump on their holiday shopping can stop by the Senior Center and check out silent auction items, handmade goods and much more. Proceeds from this event go to the Friends of Hopkinton Seniors, which helps support nutrition, transportation and other programming needs for the Senior Center.