New Hampshire Senior News Notes
Seniors Count forum on saving energy Dec. 9
NASHUA — Learn energy-saving tips that help homeowners save energy at a free Seniors Count-Nashua workshop Monday, Dec. 9 at 1 p.m. at the Nashua Senior Activity Center.
Representatives from Southern New Hampshire Services' Weatherization Program will present the workshop.
The center is located at 70 Temple St. in Nashua. Advance registration is requested. Call Beth Todgham at 889-3440, ext. 132 for more information. Workshop participants can come early to enjoy lunch offered by St. Joseph Community Services (Meals on Wheels) in the cafeteria at the Nashua Senior Activity Center.
A $2 donation is requested for diners age 60 and over; the price is slightly higher for those under 60. Pre-registration for lunch is required. Call Steve, SJCS site manager, at 882-2106 to reserve your lunch.
Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Decorating Littleton senior center is Dec. 3
LITTLETON — The Littleton Area Senior Center is inviting people to help decorate the center for the holidays on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. Refreshments will be served at 77 Riverglen Lane, Littleton.
Parkinson's support meets in New London
NEW LONDON — The Parkinson's Support Group will meet Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. at the Kearsarge Area Council on Aging.
It will be at the COA's building at 37 Pleasant St. in New London.
Fore more information, call 526-6368 or go to www.kearsargecoa.com
Singing tradition rocks Littleton Dec. 4
LITTLETON — The Pine Hill Singers will entertain at lunch at the Littleton Area Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 4. It is a festive Senior Center tradition at 77 Riverglen Lane, Littleton.
Alzheimer's basics program coming Dec. 5
NEW LONDON — A program titled "Alzheimer's & Dementia: Basics for Everyone" will be presented Thursday, Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. It will be at the Kearsarge Area Council on Aging at 37 Pleasant St., and presented by Dianne Collins, RN of the Lake Sunapee Region VNA. Call 526-6368 to register.
Blood pressure clinic offered in New London
NEW LONDON — A blood pressure and glucose screening clinic and Ask a Nurse will be held Friday, Dec. 6 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
It will be at the Kearsarge Area Council on Aging building, 37 Pleasant St. Fore more information, call 526-6368 or go to www.kearsargecoa.com
Foot care clinic will be Dec. 6 and 13
NEW LONDON — The VNA foot care clinic will be held at the Kearsarge Area Council on Aging building on Friday, Dec. 6 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m.
The cost is $20 and a doctor's order is required for diabetics. Call COA at 526-6368 to schedule an appointment. It will be at the Kearsarge Area Council on Aging building, 37 Pleasant St.
Get the computer kinks out Dec. 7
NEW LONDON — Get your computer questions answered Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Kearsarge Area Council on Aging building, 37 Pleasant St. Laura Thompson will offer one-on-one 30-minute appointments. Sign up by calling 526-6368.
Christmas Bazaar coming to Littleton
LITTLETON — The Littleton Area Senior Center will hold its Christmas Bazaar Sat., Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with lunch available. It will include a variety of crafts and a white elephant table.
All are welcome at the center at 77 Riverglen Lane, Littleton.
For more information, call 444-6050.
Bedford Seniors plan trip to Foxwoods
BEDFORD — The Bedford Seniors offers trips open to all New Hampshire residents. A group will travel to Newport, R.I., on Wednesday, Dec. 4, to visit the Breakers and the Elms mansions, which will be decorated for Christmas. The cost is $89 and lunch is on your own.
Long-term care plan seminar will be Dec. 13
NEW LONDON — A seminar on long-term care planning will be held Friday, Dec. 13 at 10:30 a.m. Learn more about your options for long-term care with Wayne Blanchard from ServiceLink at the Kearsarge Area Council on Aging building, 37 Pleasant St. Fore more information or to sign up, call 526-6368 or go to www.kearsargecoa.com
AARP sets schedule for driver refresher classes
The AARP Driver Safety Program has announced the December lineup for its driver refresher course. The usually two-part class, which is open to any age driver, but geared to people over 50 costs $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers. Preregistration is required. Nashua: Dec. 3-4, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, 2300 Southwood Drive. Call 594-3628.
Manchester: Dec. 9-11, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Catholic Medical Center's Community Health Services, 195 McGregor St., lower level suite LL22. Call 626-2626.