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October 31, 2012

Georgetown Senior News

Men’s Breakfast: Director of Veterans Services Terry Hart will discuss veterans services and issues at the Men’s Breakfast tomorrow from 9:30 a.m. at Trestle Way. The Council on Aging thanks Crosby’s Market for its sponsorship and the Georgetown Housing Authority for its partnership in offering the monthly program. To make a reservation, call 978-352-5726.

Elder Services case manager: Sarah Murdock, case manager with Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, will answer questions regarding programs and services available through her agency on Monday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church. Appointments must be scheduled through the Council on Aging office by calling 978-352-5726.

SHINE office hours: SHINE counselor Jerry Goldberg will answer health insurance questions on Monday, Nov. 5, at 9 a.m. at First Congregational Church. Call the Council on Aging at 978-352-5726 for an appointment.

Autumn craft class: An Autumn Scarecrow Centerpiece craft activity take place Tuesday Nov. 6, at 10 a.m. at First Congregational Church. Class size is limited. Call the Council on Aging at 978-352-5726 to save a seat.

Seasonal flu clinic: The Council on Aging will host a seasonal flu clinic on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at First Congregational Church. Registration is not required. Priority will be given to individuals 65 years and older and those with medical conditions that may put them at risk for complications from the flu. Other individuals over age 19 may come to the clinic at 10:30 a.m. A limited supply of flu vaccine is available. Bring Medicare and/or Senior HMO cards to the clinic; photocopies, if possible, will ease the process. The Council on Aging will photocopy Medicare/HMO cards in advance of the clinic. Wear a sleeveless or loose-fitting short-sleeved shirt as well. The combined seasonal flu and H1N1 Flu vaccine is provided by the Massachusetts Immunization Program and sponsored by the Council on Aging and Georgetown Board of Health. Call the Council on Aging at 978-352-5726 or the Board of Health at 978-352-5720 for more information.

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