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Cheshire County Retired Educators Association President Sue McGinnis and Vice President Carol Hines collect food, clothing and money during the association’s holiday luncheon last month. (COURTESY)
Lisa Rondeau and Kendra Viviers, both physical therapists at Catholic Medical Center’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Services at Dartmouth Commons, will present the roughly 30-minute program. They will go over several topics, including statistics related to falls, factors that contribute to fall risk, ways to help prevent falls, home safety and how physical therapy can help decrease fall risk. At the end of the presentation, they will offer fall risk screenings to those attending.
The association also has a computer group that meets the second Thursday of the month as well as a cribbage card playing group that meets the second and fourth Tuesdays. For more information about the computer group, email Bob Chase at firstname.lastname@example.org. For cribbage information, contact Bob Campbell at 669-4944 or email@example.com.
MARLBOROUGH — More than 80 educators attended the Cheshire County Retired Teachers Association’s holiday luncheon at the Marlborough House.
During the party, the association raised $175 and a truck load of food for the Keene Community Kitchen as well as a large assortment of new hats, mittens, gloves and toys for the Keene Headstart Program.
LITTLETON — Volunteers from the AARP Tax-Aide program will once again be at the Littleton Area Senior Center, 77 Riverglen Lane, to help seniors prepare their income tax forms.
This is a free service, but appointments are necessary. To make an appointment, call Phyllis at the center at 444-6050.
The center also is still looking for volunteers, who can give as little or as much time as they want to any area of the center they might enjoy. For more information, call 444-6050.
MANCHESTER — Thresholds and Decisions, a program of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, is looking for volunteers who want to make a difference in their community by helping soon-to-be released inmates at the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections.
Each volunteer meets one on one with an inmate clients once a week for 12 weeks to discuss and reinforce course material. Training, support and materials to teach and reinforce this program are provided by the Thresholds coordinator.
Volunteers are asked to attend a one-day training session. The next session will begin with training on Saturday, March 5, and conclude on Wednesday May 28, with graduation.
Public invited to Maple Suites’ estate planning seminar
The seminar will be conducted by Thomas Torr, an elder law attorney from Cocheco Elder Law Associates in Dover, who specializes in estate planning, estate administration and wills and trusts for seniors. Torr also hosts a financial talk show on WTSN.
To RSVP or for more information, call Maple Suites at 742-8820.
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