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Senior Center
Newsletter for June 2013

11152012_113107_0.png2013 JULY
Uxbridge Senior Center Programs and Events
36 South Main Street
Marsha Petrillo – Director – 278-8622
Susan White – Administrative Assistant – 278-8622
Lynne McPherson – Chef – 508-278-8622
Peter Waeger – Van Driver

Lunch pick up begins at 10:30 am each day.
Please call the Senior Center at 508-278-8622 to reserve your meal and also to arrange for transportation to lunch and for medical appointments. Please check with the Senior Center, Uxbridge Cable Station or the Council on Aging website for the Lunch Menu.

The Senior Center is a drop off site for the People
First Food Pantry.  Donations are accepted Monday through
friday from 9am-4pm.

COMPUTER CLASSES – Computer classes will be suspended until the fall.  We would like to thank Steven Wickstrom and Scott Estabrook from the Nipmuc Friends of Seniors Club who so patiently taught our computer classes during the fall and winter months.

SENIOR CENTER WISH LIST – The Senior Center would greatly appreciate any donations of all purpose spray cleaner for the tables, sugar and Splenda packets, foam cups, stirrers, cascade for the dishwasher, dish detergent, sponges, napkins, paper towels and decaf and regular coffee.  These things are not covered in the budget. We thank you very much for your help.

NaviCare SCO will be at the Senior Center on the first Monday of every month at 2:00pm. NaviCare SCO is a Senior Care Options program. NaviCare helps you get the most out of your Medicare and MassHealth standard benefits and offers you extra services that can help you stay healthy at no extra cost to you. You are eligible if you are 65 years old or older, you have Mass Health Standard and you live in Worcester County.

BEREAVEMENT COUNSELING – Are you dealing with the loss of a loved one, losing a job or your home or just need to talk to someone?  Please call the Senior Center and make an appointment to talk to our bereavement counselor, Dr. Carl Schultz. Dr. Schultz comes to us with impressive credentials. He is available for people of all ages by appointment. All sessions are free, private and confidential.
Call the Senior Center at 508-278-8622 to make an appointment.

NEW WEBSITE – Now you can go to the new Council on Aging website and get all the news from the Senior Center.  There is up to date information on programs and classes, the weekly lunch menu, as well as fuel assistance and open enrollment for Medicare Supplemental insurance. Check us out at www.uxbridge-ma.gov. Go to departments and click on Council on Aging.

BAGGY TUESDAY! Started on May 14th and are continuing every Tuesday for ten weeks, we will play a game called Boxing Day during lunch. There will be weekly prizes for the winners. Please RSVP by each Monday so we can have an accurate count for lunch and the game.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH – Did you know that the Uxbridge Senior Center offers outreach to the community including home visits?  If you are currently experiencing life-altering circumstances and are home bound for any reason, including illness, injury or recent retirement of your license, please call us. We would like to get to know you and to explain our many services.  Call us at 508-278-8622 to schedule a home visit.  We look forward to serving you.

Page Turners with Jane Granatino, Library Director.- If you like to talk about books, good and bad, join us. Share some of your favorite reads, talk about what makes a classic and discover new authors, this book discussion is for You! New members are always welcome, just stop by!

Dr. Biancamano will be at the Senior Center on Monday, July 15.  Please call the center to make an appointment.

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY -The Senior Center will be closed and no lunches will be served on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5.

SUMMER FESTIVAL AND CELEBRATION!  On July 18 we will have a special luncheon to celebrate summer. Please call and make your reservation and come have some fun with us.

GET OUT OF THE HEAT! If you do not have air conditioning and the weather gets really hot please remember that the Senior Center is air-conditioned and you can come in and stay cool during the day.
Come for lunch and spend the afternoon talking with friends, reading, watching TV, or playing games.  The center is open from 8am to 4pm, Monday through Friday.

Facelift! -  During the month of June construction made it difficult to get in and out of the Senior Center but soon we will be able to use both the front and side entrances. There will be grass in front with a new walkway, flowers, a new sign and of course a parking lot next door. We are very excited about our exterior update.

CAREGIVER PROGRAM – The Caregiver Program at Tri-Valley is sponsoring a free program to help caregivers deal with stress. The program “Low Tech to High Tech: Mindfulness Tools for Caregiver Stress”
will be held at the Pleasant Valley Country Club, on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 from 8:45 to 11:30am. Please contact Laura Black Silver, Caregiver Specialist at
1-800-286-6640, ext. 3079 for more information and to register.

DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU COULD GET A CAREGIVER SCHOLARSHIP? – One of the services of the Caregiver Program at Tri-Valley is the scholarship fund that provides assistance and relief to caregivers. The service includes helping caregivers arrange and fund short-term respite in the home or in an assisted living or nursing home facility, equipment and other resources. This service is available to any caregiver of an elder 60 or over who resides in one of the 25 towns served by Tri-Valley. If you or anyone you know could benefit from this program please call Tri-Valley at 1-800-286-6640.

Swedish Interpreter – Betsy at the Uxbridge Library is looking for someone to help translate the Norden Society  minutes. They contain the genealogy of the people who worked in the rubber mill in Millville. Any help will be appreciated.  Call Betsy at 508-278-8624


1st
Monday
11:30 am –Lunch – Vegetable quiche, garden salad, fresh fruit.
2:00 pm – NAVICARE SCO

2nd
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 am –Baggy Tuesday -Lunch – Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, green beans and sugar free Jell-o.

3rd
Wednesday
11:30 am –Lunch – BBQ chicken, potato salad, garden salad and sliced watermelon.

4th
Thursday – HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!
SENIOR CENTER CLOSED, NO LUNCH SERVED.

5th
Friday – SENIOR CENTER CLOSED, NO LUNCH SERVED.

8th
Monday
11:30 – Lunch – Lasagna, garden salad, Italian bread and peaches and cream.

9th
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 – Lunch – Baggy Tuesday – Shepherds pie, mixed vegetables, angel food cake with strawberries.
2:00-3:00pm – Page Turners with Jane Granatino, Library Director.

10th
Wednesday
11:30 – Lunch – Pesto chicken Florentine, garden salad and sugar free
Jell-o.

11th
Thursday
11:30 – Lunch – Hamburger with roll, potato salad, chips and brownies.
12:30pm - Pick-up begins for Wal-Mart shopping. Call 278-8622
to arrange for pick-up.

12th
Friday
11:30 – Lunch –Baked fish, sweet potato, mixed vegetables and lemon cake.


15th
Monday
11:30 – Lunch – Corn chowder, assorted sandwiches, garden salad, and sugar free pudding.

16th
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 – Lunch – Baggy Tuesday - Meatloaf with gravy and mashed potatoes, green beans and pineapple angel food cake.

17th
Wednesday
11:30am – Lunch – Chicken marsala, mashed potatoes, green beans and sugar free Jell-o.

18th
Thursday
11:30 –Lunch – Summer Celebration Luncheon – Special menu!

19th
Friday
11:30am – Lunch – Baked fish, rice pilaf, summer squash and ice cream sandwiches.

22nd
Monday
11:30 –Lunch – Baked Macaroni and cheese, mixed vegetables and fresh fruit.

23rd
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 –Lunch – Baggy Tuesday -  Pot Roast, mashed potatoes, carrots and peach cobbler.

24th
Wednesday
11:30am – Lunch – Chicken pot pie, mixed vegetables, and sugar free Jell-o.
25th
Thursday
11:30am – Lunch – Hotdogs on roll, coleslaw, pasta salad, and sugar free pudding.
12:30pm - Pick-up begins for Wal-Mart shopping. Call 278-8622
to arrange for pick-up.

26th
Friday
11:30 – Lunch – Baked fish, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables and assorted pies.

29th
Monday
11:30 –Lunch – Tomato soup, grilled cheese, garden salad and fresh fruit.

30th
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 –Lunch – Baggy Tuesday - American chop suey, garden salad, and sugar free pudding.

31st
Wednesday
11:30am – Lunch – Roasted chicken, stuffing, mashed potatoes and birthday cake.

































 
 
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Town of Uxbridge, 21 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA 01569
Phone: (508) 278-8600