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Holliston Senior Center - May & June Newsletter

by Linda Sottile
May 3, 2018

Healthy Aging / Healthy Snacks

Monday, May 14, 2018—1:30 pm

Dietician Lisa Ciarametaro MS, RDN, LDN, CLT will be at the Senior Center to host this presentation.


As we age, our bodies need new, different and supplemental vitamins and nutrients. 

* Learn the best foods to feed your body and mind as you age and what foods to supplement as you age.

* Understand appropriate sizes and food sourcesfor your best energy levels and sharp mind.

* Learn the best snacks for a quick pick-me-up and the best times to eat to get the most energy from your diet

* Recipes will be available.


This program is sponsored by the Residence at Valley Farm in Ashland.


Please be sure to reserve your spot for this presentation by calling the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622




Wednesday, May 16, 2018—5:00 pm—7:00 pm at the Holliston High School


Join the Holliston High School Students at the Annual Intergenerational Dinner Dance.  Enjoy a delicious dinner and an evening of great music provided by The Tune Timers and dancing with line dancing instructor, Manny!!


Be sure to sign up in advance.  There is no cost for this event.

Transportation is available, please contact the MWRTA at least two days prior to the event at (508) 820-4650





Planning for Medicare-Countdown to 65

May 17th—6:30 pm—8:00 pm


If you’re getting close to Medicare eligibility, this seminar is for you.  Whether you are planning to retire or will continue to work, it’s important to know your Medicare options.


Sue Flanagan, Senior Plan Consultant for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will present and be able to answer your specific questions as well as explain Medicare Parts A, B and C, the enrollment timeline, plans and program, available to early retirees and more.



Please call the Senior Center at 508-429-0622 to reserve your space for both these programs.  Ask for Marty should you need further information.



Basic First Aid and What To Do in a Medical Situation


Wednesday May 9, 2018 at 9:00 am


Presented by Members of the Holliston Fire Department


This class will focus on identifying a medical emergency, making 911 calls and basic first aid for bleeding control, bone injury, medical emergency, unconscious or unresponsive patient, choking and airway compromise.


Please sign up in advance by calling the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622.





Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm


Do you have questions or would like more information about:

¨ Water (cost, future plans)

¨ Anything related to Public Works

¨ Highway

¨ Trees

¨ Grounds

¨ Public Buildings?


Sean Reese will be at the Senior Center to answer your questions and concerns.


Please sign up in advance by calling the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622




Attorney Arthur Bergeron Presents:



Wednesday, May 30, 2018  -  1:00 pm


If you are single, your estate planning, tax minimization and asset protection concerns are very different from those of married couples.  Learn what steps you need to take to protect yourself and preserve your assets.


Please Register in Advance by calling

(508) 429-0622

There is no cost for this presentation.






Tuesday, May 1, 2018—8:30 am

At the Holliston Senior Center


The District Veterans Services Officers, Sarah Bateman, VSO and Dave de Ganne, Asst VSO, along with The Vet Center Representative Curtis Armitage, LISCW will give an overview of the services they offer and take questions.


Sponsored by the Holliston Senior Center and  Holliston American Legion Post 47


Please sign up in advance by calling (508) 429-0622




Dr. Gary Hylander Presents




Thursday, May 24 2018 at 1:00pm

"All the way with LBJ" was the campaign chant of the 1964 Presidential election.  For the first time since 1938, the Democratic Party had a solid majority in both houses of Congress.  During the campaign, Johnson had promised to give Americans a Great Society where America can "use its.....wealth to enrich and elevate our national life and to advance the quality of our American civilization."  LBJ never wanted to be a war president.






Complete details on these trips will be available at the Senior Center and on our website

You MUST Pre-Register at least two weeks prior to any trip by calling the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622. Some trips are limited in space, please call as soon as possible. Dates, times and price may change.


May 18, 2018, Friday—Twin River Casino—$15.00

Sign up early; space is very limited for this trip.


June 7, 2018, Thursday—Tastefulla Fun—$95.00

Includes Transportation, Tour & Tasting at Labelle Winery, Lunch at The Common Man, Brewery Tour of Anheuser-Bush (a lot of walking).


June 15, 2018, Friday—Twin River Casino—$15.00

Sign up early; space is very  limited for this trip.


July 18, 2018, Wednesday—Foster’s Lobster,

Legends and Laughter —$99.00

Includes Transportation, Lobster or Chicken Luncheon, and Legends and Laughter Show.


August 9, 2018, Thursday—Martha’s Vineyard—

$119.  Includes Transportation, Cruise, Ferry Ride, Tour of Martha’s Vineyard.



Lunch & Movie  -  12:00 pm



Thursday, May 10th



A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.


Starring:  Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts


A $2 donation for lunch is requested. 

Please sign up in advance at the Senior Center (508) 429-0622.



Coffee Hour With Holliston Police


Sergeant Glenn Dalrymple and other Officers will join us at the Senior Center for some coffee and conversation.  They will be here on the following date to discuss the listed topic and any other questions you may have.

May 31st at 9:30 am

Massachusetts Firearms Laws, Ownership, Etc.

Call the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622 to sign-up or stop by that day to join in the conversation.




Monday, May 21, 2018—12:00 pm

Burgers, Dogs, Fresh Salad, Friends and Music

Come join us to kick off the un-official start of Summer.

$3.00 Donation Requested.  Please sign up by calling (508) 429-0622 before May 14th for this fun, casual cookout event.--

Linda Sottile

Program Coordinator

Holliston Senior Center


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