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April 2017 Sentinel

The Senior Center Thanks You!

Many, many thanks to Doucet Remodeling here in Stoneham for donating the beautiful cabinetry that highlights the wonderful work our knitters and chrocheters create! We also want to thank our DPW staff for picking up, delivering and installing this piece.

Thank you to the Northeast Regional Vocational School students for their hard work and skills in rebuilding our deck. Add thank you to our Selectman for supporting this effort.

Welcome to Our Website!

Here you will find information on the Senior Center services, programs, and activities, and a variety of resources available throughout our region that enable seniors to live vibrant, active and healthy lives. The Center is housed in a beautiful historic building but it is our community of people that make it a truly special place to be.

At the Center you can join us for lunch, or stop by participate in a wide range of programs, meet new friends, learn new skills or even chat with our staff about resources in our community.  We also offer trips to museums, performances, and other special events  in our community.

Additionally, you can seek assistance with our SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Counselors to assist  in choosing the right health insurance for you, and managing medical issues pertaining to Medicare, Medicaid and prescription drug  coverage. We also provide transportation for those who no longer drive to the doctors, the center or to the grocery store. If we don’t have what you want, speak up! My door is always open for suggestions, comments, and questions from our seniors and our community. We are here to serve you, and your input is essential to ensure that we are doing just that.  Send me an email under the “Contact Us” link, call or stop by to let me know what you think.

I do ask one favor of you.  After you have visited and experienced what the Senior Center has to offer, talk us up!  Tell your friends and neighbors about our activities and programs.  Invite a friend to join you the next time you come. You are our best ambassador, recruiter, and public relations specialist!

See you at the Center!

Maureen Canova

Project Linus
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan
Wednesday, April 19 -10:00 AM

Do You like to knit, crochet or quilt, or know someone who does? By combining your time, talent, and your very own “home made blanket”, you can make a difference in the life of a child. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Project Linus have teamed up to provide blankets to children who have experienced a recent trauma. From the sudden death of a parent to displacement from a fire, the District Attorney’s Office encounters children each week who would benefit from the comfort of a blanket. Research has shown that the softness and warmth of a blanket can help children cope with distress. To learn more about the need for blankets and how you can help support this partnership, stop by the Senior Center to visit with District Attorney Marian Ryan and representatives of Project Linus on Wednesday, April 19 at 10:00 PM.

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