Meditation is a state of deep peace that happens when the thoughts is calm and silent. Be part of us for our meditation courses within the senior heart on Tuesdays, beginning Nov. 2, from midday to 1 p.m. Be taught to create peace of thoughts and go on a mini trip of meditation daily! Every class focuses on respiration, bettering posture and training completely different meditation strategies together with writing your personal guided meditation. In these unsure occasions you deserve moments of calm private reflection. The associated fee is $3 per class and is punch card eligible. Please join upfront.
Monday, Oct. 25
Lancaster Journey Departs 7 a.m.; Rep. Jay Barrows Workplace Hour 9 a.m.; Chair Yoga 9:15 a.m.; Motion Patterns for Mind Well being 11:45 a.m.; Knitting 1 p.m.; Mah Jongg 1 p.m.; Scrabble 1 p.m.; Downton Abbey Membership 2:05 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 26
Tai Chi 8:30 a.m.; Blood Strain Clinic 9 a.m.; Zumba Gold class 9:45 a.m.; NO Desk High Backyard Membership at present; Vitamin 11 a.m.; Talespinners 2 p.m.; Ukulele Class 2:30 p.m.; SHINE by appt. 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 27
Energy Coaching (1) 8:25 a.m.; Energy Coaching (2) 9:15 a.m.; Strolling Membership 10 a.m.;VanGo Discovery Membership – Vineyard 10:15 a.m.; Refrain 10:15 a.m.; Theater Workshop 11:30 p.m.; Dialog with the City Supervisor 12;30 p.m.; Mah Jongg Classes 12:30p.m. and Mah Jongg Free Play 1 p.m.; Meet the Norfolk County Sheriff 2 p.m.; Senior Supper 4 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 28
Motion Patterns for Mind Well being 9 a.m.; Senior Sandwiches 10 a.m.; Artwork with Ally 10:30 a.m.; Males’s Health Class 10:35; Canasta 12:30 p.m.; Film Day – “Into the Wild” 1 p.m.; Music with Jack Craig 1:30 p.m.; “Time to Say Goodbye” 2:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 28
Senior Health (1) 8:45 a.m.; Senior Health (2) 9:35 a.m.; Yoga 10:30 a.m.; Cribbage 10:45 a.m.
IT’S TIME TO SAY GOODBYE
After 21 years, our division administrator, Elaine Repoff, has determined to retire. We are going to all miss her very a lot. You’re cordially invited to say goodbye to Elaine on the senior heart on Thursday, Oct. twenty eighth at 2:30 p.m. Come be a part of us right here to want her effectively!
Because the Ageing Companies Entry Level (ASAP) for South Norfolk County, HESSCO’s mission is to assist older adults and people residing with a incapacity stay protected and unbiased at residence for so long as doable. You might have heard of HESSCO, however are you aware of the big range of companies they supply? Be part of us on Monday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. for our HESSCO presentation and you’ll be amazed on the alternatives that could be out there to you. This presentation will permit you to hear about HESSCO’s companies and the very best plan of action so that you can achieve entry to those advantages. Please join upfront.
FISH OR FISH OIL: A Ldl cholesterol Story
Large Y Pharmacist Eddie Martucci will probably be on the senior heart on Wednesday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m., to current a program concerning the distinction in meals ldl cholesterol quantities, and the way statin treatment works. Moreover, he’ll talk about the several types of ldl cholesterol (good vs. dangerous) and why it is crucial for us to maintain that stage in a fascinating vary. Join and save your self a seat for this informative and essential program.
TRAVEL WITH US TO MACKINAC ISLAND IN 2022
Be part of us as we step again in time and journey to Mackinac Island in June of 2022. Mackinac Island sits in Lake Huron between Michigan’s higher and decrease peninsulas and is taken into account “The Jewel of the Nice Lakes.” NO automobiles, NO chain motels, simply ferry boats, horse-drawn carriages, tandem bicycles, world well-known fudge, distinctive procuring, unforgettable sunrises and sunsets, and a surrounding panorama that has been preserved as a Nationwide Historic Landmark. We will probably be touring by motorcoach from Foxborough on June 6 via 13, and as we journey to and from Mackinac, we will probably be visiting locations such because the Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame, Frankenmuth Bavarian Village and Niagara Falls in Canada, to call a couple of. The associated fee for the journey is $2,240 pp double, $1,970 pp triple and $2,990 pp single, and this journey contains spherical journey transportation, 7 nights lodge lodging, 14 meals and all gratuities. Registration for this journey has begun. Name or cease by the senior heart to register if you want to hitch us.
ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY AT LAKEVIEW
The vacations are quick approaching, so mark your calendar for Thursday, Dec. 2, from 12:30 to 4 p.m., for our annual Vacation Celebration at Lakeview Pavilion in Foxboro. This yr’s leisure will probably be supplied by “Jim, the DJ man.” Doorways will open at 12:30 p.m. and lunch will probably be served at 1 p.m. The two meal decisions are: pan seared Boneless Hen with Asiago Cheese Sauce, OR Herb Crusted Cod with Herbs and Seasoned Breadcrumbs & Lemon Beurre Blanc. Meals embrace a tossed inexperienced salad, recent seasonal greens and a starch, with Chocolate Mousse for dessert. There will probably be a money bar. Non-residents of Foxboro are additionally welcome to hitch us. The associated fee is $30 for Foxboro residents and $35 for non-residents. Tickets go on sale beginning Oct. 15 via Nov. 15, and you should buy your tickets on the senior heart. Transportation is accessible however should be reserved upfront.
Q & A WITH THE TOWN MANAGER
Be part of us in a dialog with William Keegan, the Foxboro City Supervisor, on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 12:30 p.m. The city supervisor will present updates on city proceedings and, if time permits, a Query and Reply session. Name us to enroll.
JACK CRAIG – ‘SONGS OF THE 1950’S’
Jack Craig will probably be again on the senior heart on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 1:30 p.m. for his program “You Choose ‘Em! Songs of the 1950’s.” Lyric booklets will probably be supplied to members with dozens of songs from the last decade of the 1950’s. Viewers members will peruse the booklet, decide their favourite track(s) to sing and listen to Jack’s anecdotal details about the songs. The outcomes will probably be an exquisite journey down reminiscence lane via tales and songs. Make sure to join upfront.
FLU SHOT CLINIC
On Friday, Oct. 22 there will probably be a flu shot clinic on the senior heart, from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This clinic will probably be providing the “non-senior dose” flu shot. The clinic is open to all, however you could name the senior heart at 508-543-1234 to schedule an appointment upfront.
VANGO DISCOVERY CLUB
The VanGo Discovery Membership will probably be held on Wednesdays beginning at 10:15 a.m. This membership offers you a chance to enterprise out of your on a regular basis life, whereas exploring a brand new neighborhood. Individuals journey by the VanGo to a brand new space for an unbiased, self-guided exploration for 3 to 4 hours every and return to Foxboro round 4:30ish. We’ll be touring to a Vineyard TBD on Oct. 27. The associated fee is $5 per particular person and you could join and pay upfront.
STATE REP. JAY BARROWS OFFICE HOUR
Be part of Consultant Jay Barrows on the senior heart on Monday, Oct. 25 from 9 to 10 a.m. for a bunch dialogue in addition to query and reply session. Consultant Barrows will probably be on the senior heart on the 4th Monday of every month at 9 a.m. Join upfront.
MEET THE SHERIFF
Patrick McDermott was elected as Norfolk County Sheriff in 2020 and he will probably be on the senior heart for a “Meet the Sheriff” program on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. McDermott has an extended historical past of public service in each authorities and non-profit work. This program will probably be a chance to fulfill the Sheriff in addition to ask questions concerning the companies/packages he oversees in his function. Snacks will probably be supplied. Please join and reserve your seat.
Our NEW Senior Supper program will probably be held on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m., and moreover, on the final Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. The associated fee is $4 per particular person. This program will give attention to a novel, top quality, catered meal. We hope that you just’ll be a part of us for a night out with associates. This system will begin at 4 p.m. and the meal will probably be served round 4:30. The menu for October is Hen Parmesan, Penne Pasta, Caesar Salad, a roll and water. You need to join upfront along with your fee.
The subsequent assembly of the Veterans Membership will probably be on Monday, Nov. 1 at 2:30 p.m. The mission of the Veterans’ Membership is to create a listening session round veterans and their tales to make sure that this residing historical past won’t ever be forgotten. Moreover, essential veteran points will probably be mentioned underneath the management of the city of Foxborough’s Veterans Companies Officer, Ally Rodriguez. To evolve with rules, espresso and donuts will quickly not be served. Registration is required to permit for furnishings arrange.
NOVEMBER MOVIE DAYS
November’s motion pictures are Nationwide Geographic Documentaries and the flicks will probably be proven on the next Thursdays at 1 p.m.:
Nov. 4 – “Fauci” – A world famend illness specialist and longest serving public well being chief in Washington, DC who has served underneath 7 presidents, Dr. Fauci has overseen the US response to 40 years’ price of outbreaks together with HIV/AIDS, SARS, Ebola and Covid-19.
Nov. 18 – “Miracle Touchdown on the Hudson” – This documentary tells the dramatic true story of the horrifying and in the end triumphant emergency touchdown of Flight 1549 within the Hudson River.
SANDWICHES TO GO
On Thursdays, we provide Seize and Go Sandwiches for seniors on the heart. You’ll be able to decide up your sandwich on the entrance desk on Thursdays at any time between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., and you may take the sandwich with you, or you might be welcome to eat within the Espresso Room or on the skin benches. Portions are restricted, so that you MUST join upfront to get your Senior Sandwich meal. There’s a steered donation of $3 to HESSCO.
You’ll be able to receive medical insurance data and help via the SHINE (Serving the Well being Info Wants of Everybody) Program. A SHINE counselor is accessible on Tuesdays, from 3 to six p.m. for a “digital” assembly over the phone or on a Zoom assembly. This program offers free and confidential medical insurance data counseling and help to Massachusetts residents who’re or will probably be eligible for Medicare and their households. Name for an appointment.
For extra data on Council on Ageing and Human Companies packages and companies, test our web site at www.foxboroughma.gov or name us at 508-543-1234.