Registration

Call the COA to register for all programs. Call to ask questions or arrange for transportation at 781-316-3400. All events are at the Arlington Senior Center, 27 Maple St., unless otherwise noted.

Events

Light Lunch from D’agostinos and an Informative Panel Discussion on Senior Financial Safety and Abuse: 11 a.m. June 20, Main Hall. Join in for a panel discussion featuring speakers from the Arlington Police Department, Alzheimer’s Association, Protective Services at Minuteman Senior Services, and Senior Legal Advisor Alex Moschella. Call to register.

June is Age-Friendly Survey Month!: Arlington residents over age 50, your opinion counts. If you wish to complete a survey, paper copies of the Age-Friendly Survey are available at the COA Front Desk, or the Age-Friendly Survey is now online at http://arlingtonma.gov/coa. The COA is also running two Age-Friendly Focus Groups: 5-6 p.m. June 27 and July 25. Snacks will be provided. Senior Center Mural Room, 27 Maple St. Call to register.

Coffee & Conversation for Volunteers: 10 a.m. June 24, Mural Room. New or interested volunteers welcome. This month’s talk will focus on senior transportation options available through the COA. There will be Dial A Ride Registration Renewals there too.

Legal Workshop with Alex Moschella, Esq. - Reverse Mortgage and Tax Deferral: 10-11:30 a.m. July 25, Mural Room. Call to register.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group: 10-11:15 a.m. third Tuesday of each month, Whittemore Robbins House (yellow mansion behind the library). Call the COA at 781-316-3400 to register.

Presentation on Hearing Health and Hearing Screening: 11 a.m. July 30, Mural Room. Join Dr. Traci Ring for a short presentation on Hearing Health issues, followed by optional Hearing Screenings. Call to register.

‘Live Well, Die Well’ presentation from VNA: 10 a.m. July 18, Mural Room. This talk will emphasize that death is not a taboo subject. You can be empowered to design your death so it reflects your values and personality. Call to register.

SNAP Application Intake Site: The COA can help you to apply for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Call to see if you are eligible.

Arlington Bright Day Memory Café: 10 a.m.-noon first Monday of every month, BrightView Arlington, 1 Symmes Road. Co-sponsored by the Arlington Council on Aging and BrightView Arlington. A free, safe and supportive space for those living with cognitive impairments and their caregivers in an inclusive, welcoming and interactive social group with activities and refreshments. RSVP to Shannon at the COA at 781-316-3404.

Ongoing events

Tai Chi: 1-2 p.m. Mondays and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Thursdays with Bill Barron. Call for information about next semester’s start date. Cost: $25. Register and pay by first class. Minimum 10 participants.

Muscle Strengthening: 10:15-11 a.m. Wednesdays. Register and pay by first class. Cost: $28. To find out when the next new semester starts, call the COA.

Drop-in Chair Yoga: 2-3 p.m. Thursdays, Mural Room. Drop-in cost is $3. For questions, call the COA.

Caregiver Support Group: 10:15-11 a.m. second Thursday of the month. The group meets with Lourie August. The group is for those who provide care for a senior.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group: noon to 1:30 p.m. second Wednesday of the month. For information, call the COA.

Low-Vision Support Group: 1:15-2 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, ground floor conference room.

Got Feet?: Monthly Podiatry Clinic at the COA on the first Monday of each month, unless a holiday. Cost: $30. Appointment required; call the COA.

Financial Planner: 9:30 and 11 a.m. second and fourth Fridays. Rick Fentin is available for a free appointment. To make an appointment, call the COA.

SHINE Counselor: Senior Health Information Needs for Everyone. Free. To make an appointment, call the COA.

Elder Law Attorney: Alex Moschella, Esq., will be offering limited monthly half hour individual legal consultations. Van rides are available as well. Call the COA to make an appointment at 781-316-3400.