1. DECEMBER NEWSLETTER OUT NOW!

     

    SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

     "Java with John"  - There will be no broadcast Friday November 27th.
    www.youtube.com/actontv1 and WAEM 94.9 FM and broadcast later on Acton TV.
    Friday November 20th: Guests included  State Senator Jamie Eldridge, Katie Neville from the
    AB United Way who talked about a survey on isolation, Heather York, Acton Nursing Director and Sharon Mercurio, Council on Aging Director.
    Access the survey on Isolation here .



     Joy, who has left her position as our Dining Site Coordinator, has written a letter to us all. We will all miss Joy's caring, compassionate, and positive presence and wish her all the best. You can read the letter  here.

    Highway 61 are offering a free Thanksgiving Coffee Chat on Thursday November 26th at 11am. There is no registration or download needed. All you have to do to join the discussion is go to www.highway61.co at the time and login with Acton's password 125645.
    The chat is audio only via your computer, tablet or smart phone.

    SHINE Open Enrollment video information available via Acton TV

    The link to the presentation online:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHaGKkV58eA

    For appointments call  the COA on 978-929-6652 to speak with Beverly to arrange an appointment with a SHINE counselor.


     For the Trail Blazer walks guide click here.

    Tips with Terri, Tuesdays, 10:00 am - check back here for next week's zoom link & topic.

    Laugh for Your Health (AKA Laughter Yoga) meets every Thursday at 11:00am via Zoom with instructor Susan Phillips. You will feel more energetic, relaxed and happier! The zoom link is recurring each Thursday. Click here to access the link.

    If you would like to watch the recording of “At the Piano with Sivan,” which aired via zoom on November 12, please contact the Council on Aging at seniorcenter@actonma.gov and we will send you the YouTube link. The program is on modern American composers Charles Ives, John Cage and Philip Glass. Sivan’s performance near the end of the recording of Etude No. 16 by Glass is not to be missed!

    If you missed Sivan Etedgee's October program on the Classical era with a focus on Hayden, Mozart and Beethoven, please contact the Council on Aging at seniorcenter@actonma.gov for the link to the recording which will not be shown on ActonTV this month.

    If you missed the October 22 presentation via Zoom on Home Organization for Seniors with Michelle Kenney of The Lighter Home, you can view it on ActonTV. The link to watch it online:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeIY_ekykKk&feature=youtu.be

    You can view other lectures and exercise/movement classes at the Senior Center At Home playlist here.
     

    If you missed the recent Acton COA’s virtual lecture on the History of Prohibition by Paolo DiGregorio, you can watch it through ActonTV. Check the ActonTV cable listings or watch online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0cbhT34n-g.

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  1. Upcoming Events

    During the continuing COVID-19 pandemic we are unable to host events in the Senior Center building. We are continuing to provide programs and classes via Zoom and on Acton TV. Even though the weather is deteriorating we still aim to host a drive thru pick up meal each month. Lunches are provided daily as a 'grab & go' from the dining room please call781-221-7085 24 hours in advance, a $2 donation is requested. Click on the calendar above for the schedule and the newsletter for details.