Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley is excited to announce that as of Wednesday, July 1st they will be the administrator of the Nutrition Program. With the change comes a new food provider, Lindley Food Service, which has been selected as the caterer. As the new administrator Elder Services aims to keep the program as whole as possible, welcoming current staff members and volunteers to join the program. Along with long standing employees and volunteers, a new Nutrition Director, Derek Anderson, has been hired to oversee the program.
Our focus is to provide great meals to elders through Lindley, supporting the staff to deliver excellent customer service and assisting our consumers with their needs! If you have any questions or concerns please, call us at 1-800-892-0890 and ask for the Nutrition Program Staff.
The monthly Parkinson’s Support Group meeting will not be held in July. The next meeting will be Friday August 7th at 9:30 AM at the Senior Center. This group is open to all ages so please come and join us for this group. There will be refreshments served.
Tickets are now available for the following trips:
Aug 19, 2015 Essex Steam Train, Connecticut River. $89 per person Second bus-tickets avail now!
Oct 14, 2015 Octoberfest, East Hill Farm. $73 per person
New on June 2nd we introduced our new “50’s And Fit” exercise class. This fitness class is for individuals who cannot come to the classes we offer during the daytime hours. Those aged 50 through 60 years old and those aged 60+ who are still working are welcome! The class is being held on Tuesday Evenings from 5 to 6PM. Class includes cardio, stretching, strength training, yoga and ends with meditation so that you can go home relaxed and get a good night’s sleep. The cost is $3 per class, cash or check. You must bring your own yoga mats. The class is taught by a certified instructor. Why not come down and try it out! Contact Jan Conole if you are interested in signing up at 978-640-4482.
Tickets will go on sale on Monday July 13th at 8:15AM for the Wednesday, August 5th Casino trip to Mohegan Sun. The cost of this trip is $30 per person, which includes motor coach transportation, a casino package and the driver gratuity.
The men’s group will be meeting on Thursday July 11th at 9AM at the Senior Center. All men 60+ are welcome.
The Senior Center is excited to announce that the Elder Brown Bag Program will be coming to the Tewksbury Senior Center. The program is free of charge and you can pick up an application at the Senior Center, the Tewksbury Food Pantry or call Laura Marsan of Elder Services at 978-946-1303.
The Wamesit Lanes if offering Tewksbury’s seniors the opportunity to start a bowling league at their new state of the art facility opening this fall. If you are interested in finding out more contact Kathy Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you Wamesit Lanes for this wonderful opportunity.
The next foot care clinic will be held on Thursday July 16th. At this time that clinic is full. Call the office 978-640-4482 and speak to Jan to be put on the waitlist or to be scheduled for a future date.
Back by popular demand is the Fred Manzi Band, on July 17, 2015 at 7:00PM. Come on down and enjoy the wonderful music. Tickets are $10 per person and are available at the door.
DJ Jon Mansfield will be back to the Senior Center for an afternoon dance on Monday, July 27, 2015. Those who obtain a ticket by July 22nd will have lunch included in the $6 ticket price.
There are EXCITING NEW PRODUCTS in our gift shop. Burt’s Bees, Periwinkle Jewelry, Melissa and Doug children’s toys and some summer hats and gifts. Stop by to check us out!
Upscale Consignment Shoppe:
Monday – Thursday: 11:00 AM -3:00 PM
Friday: 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Monday – Friday 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Summer hours in the gift shop for July & August
For SHINE (Serving the Health Information Needs of Everyone) contact the regional office at 978-946-1374.
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