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December 28, 2012

Georgetown senior activities

The Georgetown Senior Center is at the First Congregational Church on Andover Street. For more information about programs, call the Council on Aging office at 978-352-5726.

Blood pressure clinic Jan. 2: Public health nurse Pam Lara will be available to take blood pressure, heart assessments and to discuss medication information with elders Wednesday Jan. 2, 10-11 a.m. at the First Congregational Church.

Limited flu clinic Jan. 2: A limited flu clinic will be held Wednesday Jan. 2, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church. The flu clinic is by appointment only. The clinic will serve individuals over 19 years with priority given to individuals 65 years and older as well as those with medical conditions that may put them at risk for complications of the flu. Please bring Medicare and/or Senior HMO cards to the clinic. If possible, bring a photocopy of the cards in order to ease the process. The COA will photocopy Medicare/HMO cards in advance of the clinic. Please wear a sleeveless or loose-fitting, short-sleeved shirt. The combined seasonal flu & H1N1 Flu vaccine is provided by the Massachusetts Immunization Program. The flu clinic is sponsored by the COA and the Georgetown Board of Health. To schedule an appointment, call the COA.

Tollman to speak at Men’s Breakfast Jan. 3: Discussing a patient’s experience from their arrival at the ER either as a walk-in to admission, and finally the discharge process to home or rehabilitation facilities, Dr. Dan Tollman will be the guest speaker at the Men’s Breakfast Thursday, Jan. 3, 9:30 a.m. at Trestle Way. With great appreciation, the Council on Aging thanks Crosby’s Markets for their sponsorship and the Georgetown Housing Authority for their partnership in offering the monthly program. To make reservations, call the COA.

ESMV case manager Jan. 7: Case manager Sarah Murdock of Elder Services of Merrimack Valley, Inc. is available to answer questions regarding programs and services available through ESMV Monday, Jan. 7, 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church. Appointments must be scheduled through the COA office. To schedule an appointment, call the COA office.

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