March Events at the Auburn Senior Center

by | Feb 24, 2016

Health Fair at the Auburn Senior Center
Sponsored by Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital
Monday, March 14th from 1:30 to 3:30pm
* Blood Pressure Screening
* Hearing Screening
* Strength and Grip Testing
* Home Evaluation Information
* Stroke: Signs and Symptoms
* Medication Safety Education
* Home Safety Information
Registered Nurses, a Pharmacist, and Occupational, Speech and Physical Therapists Will Conduct the Screenings and Be On Hand To Speak With Attendees.

Monday Movies at 1:00pm
March 7th – Burnt
March 14th – No Movie – Health Fair at 1:30pm
March 21st – The Martian
March 28th – The Intern

Protect Yourself From Medicare Fraud
Thursday, March 17th at 10:00am
Healthcare errors cost consumers and Medicare are billions of dollars annually. Join us at this free workshop as a representative of the MASS Senior Medicare Patrol Program provides us with tools to become better educated and engaged healthcare consumers to help protect us and our loved ones from Medicare fraud and deceptive marketing tactics. To register, please call 508-832-7799.

Consumer University, Spotting and Avoiding Skimmers at the Gas Pump and ATMs
Monday, March 21st at 10:00am
Robin Putnam, Research and Special Projects Manager from the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, will present Consumer University with a focus on spotting and avoiding skimmers at the gas pump and ATMs and offer helpful tips for consumers. Please call to register, 508-832-7799.

Buy, Upgrade, or Switch
Tuesday, March 22nd at 10:30am
Is your computer telling you to upgrade to windows 10? We will talk about the trade-offs of keeping what you have, how you will know it’s time to make a change, and what device (laptop, all-in-one, tablet) makes the most sense for you? Please call to register, 508-832-7799.

Weekly Tech Clinic
Wednesdays from 11:00am-noon
The Clinic is your chance to ask anything at all about tech you use (or try to use) in your daily life. If you are having trouble with email, or questions about that “new-fangled” smart phone – bring it in, and we will work with you to solve the issue or just make it work better for you.

Laughter Yoga
Wednesday, March 23rd at 1:00pm
Laughter session includes deep yoga breathing, clapping and laughing. The objective of the session is to cultivate childlike playfulness that helps you laugh for no reason. There will be no awkward poses or strenuous exercises. It includes deep breathing, clapping and laughing. You do not need to wear special clothing. Please bring some water as laughter can be dehydrating. Free event. Please call to register, 508-832-7799.

Thinking of Downsizing?
Tuesday, March 29th at 1:00pm
This workshop will cover; things to consider as you think about moving, housing options, ways to make your move stress free, options for selling excess possessions, logistics of buying selling and moving and will plenty of time for questions and answers. Even if you are not ready to move, come to listen and ask questions so you can make the decisions while you are still in charge. Presented by Ann Newberry of Smooth Transitions of Massachusetts, LLC, Wayne Tuiskula, Auctioneer/ Appraiser of Central Mass Auctions, Inc., and Joanne Rose of EXIT Realty Partners. Please call to register, 508-832-7799. Refreshments will be served.

Confused about your healthcare options? Call for a SHINE appointment. Welcome our new SHINE (Serving the Health Information Needs of Everyone) Counselor, Pat Morris. Pat will offer free, unbiased, confidential counseling on all aspects of health insurance to anyone on Medicare and will be at the Center at least once a month. To make an appointment with Pat call the Senior Center at 508-832-7799.

Town Clerk Services
Offered at the Auburn Senior Center Services of the Town Clerk’s office are offered the third Thursday of each month from 11:00am-noon. Notary service, Voter registrations, dog registrations or anything that we can do to help. The Notary fee is $1.00 per signature.