The mission of the Monson Council on Aging is to identify and provide comprehensive programs and social and support services that enrich the quality of life for Monson’s older adults and their families while also benefitting the well-being of the general community.
Monson Council on Aging & Senior Center Celebrates
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Appetizers at 11:15, Lunch served at noon followed by
Presented by A & B Music of Haverill
Suggested donation $3.50.
Call for reservations by Tuesday, June 11 at 2:30 p.m.
The Friends of Monson Senior Citizens
are selling Lotto Calendars again.
Drawings will be every Wednesday during the month of August.
August 1st, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, and 31st will be $100.00
All other dates will be a $50.00 prize.
Each calendar will be sold for $5.00.
You could win up to 31 times!
Lotto Calendars may be purchased at the Senior Center.
3rd Annual Production
The Monson Senior Theater Group
The Town Gallery
Written and Directed by Steve Henderson
Place: Monson Senior Center
Time and Date: June 14, 1 p.m.
Call 413-267-4121 for information
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Monson Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
INSTRUCTOR : KELLY BERGERON
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
MONSON SENIOR CENTER5 106 MAIN STREET
CALL 267-4121 TO SIGN UP
The next meeting of
the Friends of Monson Senior Citizens will be
June 12 at 7 PM. All are welcome.
There will be Refreshments and Music!
New Health Services Programs!
May 9 and 25
10 minute message for $5.00
15 minute treatment for $10.00
May 2, 16 and 30
15 minutes treatment for $10.00
Call the center ahead of time for an appointment.
Senior Citizen’s Day
June 29, 2013
161 Main St.
Wanted: Card Players for Tuesday Afternoon Games.
No experience necessary.
Learn Cribbage or Canasta.
Come by the Center on Tuesday afternoons at 12:30.
Craft and Laugh Night
Calling all crafters!!
Bring a project to work on or share with others.
Crafting sessions are so much fun and it’s really inspiring
to see what other crafters do.
Every Tuesday evening from 6 - 8pm at the Monson Senior Center
For more information call 413-267-4121.
Water colors, oils and acrylics. Class meets each Monday at 1:00 pm. Diana Byrnes Instructor. Fee $2.00 per class. All adults, any age, welcome.
We meet each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:30. Instructor: Lori Stacy. No Fee.
Benefits of Chair Exercises
There are numerous benefits of practicing chair exercises for seniors, including:
- Improved vitality and range of motion
- Pain relief
- Cognitive improvement
- Increased circulation
- Increased muscle strength
- Healthier aging
Another benefit to exercise classes is the social interaction.
Rite-Aide Gift Cards
Multi-purpose Copier Paper
Nutritional Supplement Drinks
Dunkin' Donuts Gift Cards
All donations are appreciated.
starting at 1:30
JOIN THE LUNCH BUNCH
for Fun and Food
This month the Bunch will meet on
June 13th at The 99 in Springfield
Call the Center by the Monday June 10th
to make your reservation.
SIGN UP FOR THE BROWN BAG PROGRAM
PICK UP DATE MAY 21, 2013
FROM 1:00 TO 2:30 PM
There is now a payment box located
at the Monson Senior Center
for the Tax Collector’s office.
This box is for payments only.
Be Our Friend, Please!
All Ages Welcome!
Membership dues $15 per year, however, any help is greatly appreciated.
The Salvation Army Service Unit will be interviewing for
Emergency Assistance the 2nd Monday of every month
from 12:30 – 2:30, except when there is a holiday on Monday;
appointments will be made for the following Monday.
Call first so you will know what documents to bring to your appointment.
Appointments to see the Unit Secretary can be made by calling
the Monson Senior Center at 413-267-4121.
A Senior Moment is available monthly at the following locations:
Colonial Village Laundry Room
Monson Free Library
Monson Medical Center
Monson Savings Bank
Monson Senior Center
Monson Town Administration Building
Woodbine Country Store
If you prefer, you may subscribe to have a year’s subscription of A Senior Moment mailed to your home, just send your check for $5.00 to:
Monson Council on Aging
106 Main Street
Monson, MA 01057
Keep Informed! Subscribe today!
WHAT DOES THE MONSON COA DO FOR YOU THE TOWN OF MONSON?
We provide an infrastructure of support for older adults within the community.
We help older adults to age with dignity and independence.
We are usually the first responders in time of need.
We provide an opportunity for socialization and growth.