PLACE, OUR TIME
Publication of the Medford
Council on Aging
Center, 101 Riverside Avenue, Medford
781-395-8912 CITY Hall T.D.D.: 781-393-2516 Web
GOLD– Emily offers a 45
minute program at 10:00am. Zumba Gold takes the Zumba formula and
modifies the moves and pacing to suit the need of the active older participant,
as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy
lifestyle. Enjoy the music. Cost is $5.00 per class drop in.
Mondays at 12:45 focuses
on standing, seated and floor level postures, for strength, flexibility and
balance. Prepaid $25.00 or $3.00 pay as
you go for 10 weeks
Mondays at 2:00 focuses on
seated and standing yoga postures.
Adaptations are always shown to accommodate conditional like arthritis,
osteoporosis and high blood pressure.
Prepaid $25 or $3.00 pay as you go for 10 weeks.
LINE DANCING for fun and
instructor Charlotte, 10:00 – 11:00 am. Ongoing; register at time of class Fee: $3.00
per class. All levels of dance are
KNIT & CROCHET ongoing, 10:30 am. $1.00 per person per
class. We have space for new members. Please join our instructor Suzanne in
creating some beautiful handmade creations.
TO COMPUTERS Fee: $20.00 for six-week course next session begins
January 8th at 11:15am for
one hour, this six week course is perfect for the student who has NO computer
Internet Fee: $20.00 for six week
course session begins Jan 8th at 1:00pm;
this class is for the senior who would like to get more information on how to
use the internet. Seats are limited.
BRIDGE every Tuesday at 1:00pm, please come down and join our
group of men and women.
ART CLASS with instructor Don
Polley, 9:00 – 11:00 am. Ongoing. Fee: $4.00 per session. Supplies are
provided. Paintings with watercolors.
New students welcomed
your Yoga Dance® 10:00am with
Emily. Winter series, pay as you go for
$3.00 per class. A fusion of chakra-yoga
and joyful breath-based power movements, combining yoga and user friendly dance
with music from all around the world.
Excel Class Fee: $20.00 for
six week course offered Jan 9th at 11:00,
this class is for the senior who would like to get more information on how to
use excel spread sheets. Seats are
TO COMPUTERS Fee: $20.00 for six-week course will resume January
9th at 11:15am for one
hour, this six week course is perfect for the student who has NO computer
Please join Tavia in a free one hour exercise program focusing on strength and
balance. Tavia resumes her weekly classes on Wednesday January 2nd from 2pm to 3pm.
EXERCISE (Pilates-type) with Instructor
Sergio Vinci, 1:30pm pm. Fee: $2.00 per class. Drop ins welcomed.
Pilates improves core strength, flexibility, agility and economy of motion.
Chair Aerobics at 2:30pm
- Free chair aerobics class each
Thursday for the month of January. You
will use light weights and bands. Donations accepted.
Tai Chi Chi
Kung 9:45am Ancient form of exercise that improves breathing and posture and
releases tension, with instructor Marie Favorito. $45.00 if paid in advance for 10 week
session, or drop in fee of $5.00 per class.
Ceramics with Rosemary Ardagna from Claydreams of Arlington.
Classes are held on Fridays from 10am
to 12noon. Cost is $5.00 per 2 hour
class, (cost of pottery piece is not included)
Holiday Singers- This group is open to
anyone who wants to sing, no audition necessary. Requests are welcome. The group will meet
every Friday at 2:15pm
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Attorney John Donahue from “Law for Life” 10:30am on January
15th, Attorney Donahue will be available for 15/20 minute sessions, free
advice and or information. Do you have questions about a will that was executed
years ago? Have you recently undergone a
major life change? Are you looking for
information regarding Medicaid applications?
Call for an appointment 781-396-6010.
Legal Assistance, TriCAP Atty. Jayna Stafford on Wednesday
January 9th, starting at 10 am Call
781-396-6010 for an appointment. Tri-Cap Legal Services for low-income
Legal Services provided by Dale Tamburro, PC, will be
available on January for personal one on one sessions beginning at 10:30am.
Morning Meditation & Self-Care– January 23rd at 9:00am. Mary Sbuttoni will lead this group starting
with a warm up/self care technique to relax and release tension, and a
meditation and mindfulness exercise. The
basics of meditation will also be explained $5.00 for one hour. Please call 781-396-6010 to reserve your seat
FOOD PANTRY for elders January
10th at 2pm. Elders and adults with disabilities who are
interested in taking part in the food pantry should visit the Medford Senior
Center to fill out an
application. Participants must
register prior to visiting the food pantry, and are encouraged to register.
Participants qualify based on income, disability, and age.
Salter Healthcare will be presenting a series of free nutrition
lectures to the Medford
Senior Center. The series will continue on Tuesday, January
8th at 1pm. Please call
781-396-6010 to reserve your seat today.
January 8– Nutritional and medicinal
uses of herbs
January 15—Health benefits of
vinegar– vinegar tasting
January 22– Learn about Food Safety
January 29—what are
antioxidants? Learn about their
functions and sources
AL Anon meetings, Senior Center Library, Mondays, 10:30—11:30 am
Diabetes Support Group will meet January 24th at 11:00am. New members always welcome. Please come to discuss the updates on
Diabetes with Diane Doucette, RN.
Health Seminars and
Reflexology with Jane Aire Beckwith, MsT AMTA certified and licensed will be offering
reflexology on Monday January 7, 28th. Reflexology provides deep
relaxation on your hands or feet, strengthens immune system, and improves your
health. Mondays from 12:30 to 2:30. She
offers 20 minute sessions for $15. $5
deposit is required.
Ask A Nurse– Please stop by and see Mary, she will be
available on most Wednesdays from 11—12 for Blood Pressure checks, questions,
and more. January 2, 9,16,23,30. This program
is sponsored by Greater Medford Visiting Nurse.
Mass Audiology will offer every other month free hearing
screening on the 2nd Wednesday beginning February 13th from 11am to 12n. Do you experience
ringing in your ears? Do you hear better
with one ear than the other? Please call
781-396-6010 to reserve your test today.
Home Again Health Care of Woburn will be offering a seminar on Winter
Woes, January 31 from 11am
to 12n at the Medford
Senior Center. Winter maybe a wonderland, but it’s also the
deadliest time of year for those of us who live in the North. Falls, heart attacks, and back injuries are
more common in the winter. There's flu
to contend with, too. Come hear Carol
Bailey from Home Again Health Care in Woburn
talk about all the potential problems of winter in New
England and ways to avoid them.
Reserve your seat today by calling 781-396-6010.
Dr. Carl Conui Podiatrist is available for
appointments at the Medford
on January 28th beginning at 1:00pm. Insurance accepted or $30 for visit. Call 781-396-6010 to set your appointment.
Health and Wellness BINGO with Joya Pezzuto at Hallmark
Tuesday January 15th beginning at 1:00pm–
attendees will learn about blood pressure and stroke by playing bingo it’s an
easy way for those involved to interact, learn how to stay healthy, and win
small prizes. Refreshments will be
served. Please call and reserve your
seat 781-396-6010, seats are limited.
ONGOING ACTIVITIES AT
THE SENIOR CENTER
BINGO: Each Wednesday begins at 1:00pm; $2.50 for 11 games, coffee, and dessert
SHINE each Thursday in January from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Barbara McGonagle will be available by
appointment to help you with all your health insurance needs. Call 781-396-6010 for appointment.
Alterations with Carmina every Friday, 1—2
pm. Excellent work at reasonable
prices. Master Tailor Carmina Cerbone
is fast, efficient, and affordable.
Roland’s Jewelry Repair, Wednesday, January 16, 11—12 noon. John Racicot will help you with your jewelry
repair needs. He will also replace
batteries in hearing aids.
Pet Therapy, Come down and visit Barbara and JACK, a pet
therapy dog. January 15, 11:30am.
Representative Donato will be available January 30th to meet
Whole Foods will return for a cooking demonstration on
Friday January 18th at 1pm. Please join Carla for interesting tidbits and
learn about new ingredients. Call to
reserve your seat.
Afternoon Movie, Tuesday January 29th at 1pm, Free Movie The
Campaign—Long term congressman Cam Brody (Will Ferrell)) commits a major
public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of CEO’s plot to put up a
rival candidate Marty Huggins (Zach Galifinakis) at first an unlikely choice,
but with help he becomes a contender.
Weight Loss Support Group will meet each Friday at 1pm.
$1.00 per meeting. Informal group sessions offering private
weigh ins, recipe ideas, and support.
¨ Remember This? 1:00pm Come on down each
Thursday at 1:00pm for our
free classic movie series from 1940 and later.
Dean Martin Variety Show is returning on
Friday January 4th. We will offer a one
hour classic DVD show beginning at
10:00am in our library, all
CHESS anyone? - We are offering a new activity,
CHESS. If you are interested meet with Norman on Tuesdays
beginning January 8th at 1pm.
TAXI BOOKS Reminder the Medford Senior Center
sells taxi books for our senior’s convenience.
You can save 20% and pay only $8.00 per book for $10.00 of value. No expiration date on the taxi books. We would like to Thank Malden/Medford Taxi
for their continuing work with our Community.