Council on Aging

Current members

Patricia Ann Lynch, Chair; Patsy Kocot, Winona Corse, Margaret Tiley, Henry Horstmann, Carolyn Thayer

Activities

Ongoing…..

  • Regular COA meetings, 9:30 AM, 1st Wednesday of the month, Town Hall
  • Exercise Class: Wednesdays, 1:45-2:30PM PM, Town Hall (Sept. – May)
  • Foot Screening: Bi-Monthly; Contact Peg Tiley, 369-4010
  • Senior Shuttle Bus: 1st and 3rd Thursdays; contact Heidi at FRTA, 774-2262 x-103
  • Walking Group: Mondays, 9:30 AM, meet at UCC; contact Phyllis Dacey, 369-4326.

Special dates…..

  • For all dinners, call Lorraine Boyden, 369-4061, to reserve a place.

Check out these links to resources for seniors (generously provided by the folks at www.seniorguidance.org)

Finances:

http://bankrate.com/personal-finance/retirees-guide-to-downsizing

The Boomer’s Ultimate Guide to Adding Value to Your Home

Ageing in place/accessibility:

Handicap Accessible Modifications That Won’t Turn Off Future Homebuyers

Technology, Gadgets For Seniors Aging in Place

The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Prevent Them

5 Fall Prevention Ideas for Bathroom Showers

Getting a Pet Can Improve Aging in Place

Fire Safety for Elders with Special Health Needs

Guide to Room-by-Room Repairs for Easy Accessibility for Disabled Loved Ones

Modifying Outdoor Spaces for Senior Safety

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

Safety:

44 Crime prevention tips for seniors

How To Garden Safely When You’re A Senior

26 Home Security Tips for Seniors

The Senior’s Guide to Moving in with a Roommate