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Newsletter for October 2013

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2013 October
Uxbridge Senior Center Programs and Events
36 South Main Street
Marsha Petrillo – Director – 278-8622
Donna Oncay – Administrative Assistant – 278-8622
Lynne McPherson – Chef – 508-278-8622
Peter Waeger – Van Driver

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.

Van transportation begins at 10:30 am each day. 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.

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.
If you would like to donate a $5 (or more) gift card for our Baggy Tuesday game it would be greatly appreciated. Seniors can use gift cards from Hannaford’s, CVS, Walmart  or Dunkin Donuts for food and medications.

DID YOU KNOW THAT WE TAKE SENIORS ON SHOPPING TRIPS TO HANNAFORDS AND WALMART?  Every Tuesday morning starting at 8:30am pick-up begins for the weekly trip to Hannaford’s.  You can go to Wal-Mart on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month.  Pick-up for Wal-Mart begins at 12:30pm.  Please call the Senior Center at 508-278-8622 to sign up for these trips.

COMPUTER CLASSES WILL RESUME IN OCTOBER!
Free classes on computers, I phones, I pads, tablets, etc
will begin on Thursday, October 10  from 3:00 to 4:00pm. They will be taught by students from Nipmuc High School. Please call the Senior center at 508-278-8622 to register.

WILL YOU GET A FLU SHOT? Ashley Vose, Hannaford Pharmacist will be at the Uxbridge Senior Center on Friday, October 4th to discuss their minute clinics and talk about the importance of getting vaccinated against the flu, shingles and pneumonia.  She will also explain how
your insurance works to cover these important preventatives                      care vaccinations.  Call 278-8622 to register.

FALL FESTIVAL – The Uxbridge Elderly Connection, Inc., will host a Fall Festival Luncheon on Wednesday, October 9th from 11:30am to 12:30pm with music by Polka Paul. Door prizes and plenty of good cheer!  Call us at 278-8622 to register.

BLOOD PRESSURE CLINIC – Salmon VNA will be here on Tuesday, October 15th from 11:30am to 12:30pm to do a blood pressure clinic.

2014 FALLON SENIOR PLAN – Fallon Representative Dan Amason will be at the Senior Center on Tuesday, October 15th from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. He will be rolling out the plan for 2014 and will help you enroll for a January start date.  If you are unsure about the changes and still have questions about where your insurance will work in 2014, now is the time to find out! Bring all your insurance questions to this informational talk!  Call 278-8622 to register.

FLU SHOTS – The Uxbridge Board of Health and the Salmon VNA will conduct a Flu shot clinic at the Senior Center on Friday, October 18th from 1:30pm to 3:00pm.

TUFTS MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLAN – On Thursday, October 24th from 1-2pm, Kristen Cooney will be here from TUFTS Medicare Advantage Plan.  Remember! If your primary care and specialty doctors are with the Reliant Medical Group they will only accept Tufts Advantage plans in 2014.  Please join us to learn all about Tufts Medicare plan. Call 278-8622 to reserve your spot!

MEDICARE BOOTCAMP!  - On Friday, October 25th, Mr. Ed Roth, our regional SHINE Director will be here from 12-1pm to offer 2014 Medicare Bootcamp.  SHINE is an independent volunteer agency that works for you, it is not affiliated with any insurance company and is dedicated to helping you understand your current coverage and help you make informed changes. Call 278-8622 to register.

THANK YOU FOOD PANTRY! – We would like to thank Denise  Mussulli at the Food Pantry for her continued support of our food program. We very much appreciate your food donations for our Lunch program.

HALLOWEEN PARTY! – Join us for a spooky Halloween Party on Thursday, October 31, from 11:30am to 12:30pm.
There will be entertainment and surprises! Start working on your costume!

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!

REPRESENTATIVE KEVIN KUROS will be at the Uxbridge Senior Center on Monday, October 7, at 6:00pm. Please stop by if you want to talk to Rep. Kuros.

1st
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 am –Lunch – Beef Stroganoff, egg noodles, baby carrots and lemon blueberry cake.


2nd
Wednesday
11:30 am –Lunch – Roasted Chicken, rice pilaf, garlic green beans and sugar free pudding.

3rd
Thursday
11:30 am –Lunch – Penne with sausage and marinara, garden salad and sugar free Jell-o.

4th
Friday
11:30 am –Lunch and Learn – Ashley Vose Hannaford Pharmacist – Baked fish, sweet potato, mixed vegetables and cake.

7th
Monday
11:30 – Lunch – Italian Broccoli cheese soup, assorted sandwiches, garden salad and sugar free pudding.

8th
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 – Lunch – American chop suey, garden salad and fresh fruit.
2:00-3:00pm – Page Turners with Jane Granatino, Library Director.

9th
Wednesday
11:30 – Lunch – Fall Festival sponsored by the Uxbridge Elderly Connection

10th
Thursday
11:30 – Lunch – Hot Dog on roll, baked beans, coleslaw and brownies with ice cream.
12:30pm - Pick-up begins for Wal-Mart shopping. Call 278-8622
to arrange for pick-up.


11th
Friday
11:30 – Lunch –– Baked fish, Rice Pilaf, green beans and assorted pies.

14th
Monday  - COLLUMBUS DAY –SENIOR CENTER CLOSED
NO LUNCH SERVED

15th
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 – Lunch and Learn – Fallon Representative – Blood Pressure Clinic- Vegetable quiche, garden salad, angel food cake with berries.

16th
Wednesday
11:30 – Lunch –Chicken piccata, mashed potatoes, green beans and sugar free pudding.

17th
Thursday
11:30am – Lunch – Beef stew, buttermilk biscuit, garden salad and fresh fruit.

18th
Friday
11:30 – Lunch – Baked fish, roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables and ice cream and cookie.
1:30pm – 3:00pm – Flu Shots

21st
Monday
11:30am – Lunch – Stuffed shells, spinach, Italian bread and peaches and cream.





22nd
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 –Lunch – Beef and cornbread pie, garden salad and sugar free Jell-o.

23rd
Wednesday
11:30 –Lunch - Roasted chicken, stuffing, mashed potatoes, butternut squash and apple cake.

24th
Thursday
11:30am – Lunch and Learn – TUFTS - Shepherds pie, sweet peas and fresh fruit.
12:30pm - Pick-up begins for Wal-Mart shopping. Call 278-8622
to arrange for pick-up.

25th
Friday
11:30 – Lunch and Learn – SHINE - Baked fish, wild grain rice, broccoli and cake.

28th
Monday
11:30 – Lunch – Vegetable soup, grilled cheese sandwich, garden salad and sugar free pudding.

29th
Tuesday
8:30am – Pick-up begins for grocery shopping at Hannaford’s. Call 278-8622 to arrange for pick-up.
11:30 – Lunch – Pot roast, potatoes and carrots, and apple crisp.

30th
Wednesday
11:30 – Lunch – Chicken Romano with penne and marinara, garden salad and lemon squares.


31st
Thursday
11:30 – Lunch – Meatloaf and gravy, mashed potatoes green beans and birthday cake.










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