HOLIDAY DECORATION SALE
The Stow Friends of the Council on Aging is conducting the annual sale of donated Christmas decorations on Sat. Dec 5. at the Council on Aging Friendship Room from 9 am to 1 pm in the lower level of the town building. Come early and pick out the good treasures at bargain prices. This is a great opportunity to get like new items to decorate your home for the holidays and help the Seniors of Stow at the same time.
NURSE & SOCIAL WORKER HOLIDAY HEALTH TALK
Tuesday, 12/1/15 11:00-12:00pm COA
The holidays and winter can be a stressful and challenging time. Come join us to learn ideas and share tips to help you have a happy and healthy holiday season. Sara Steele, Town Social Worker and Tamara Bedard, Town Nurse will present.
AMAZING THINGS ARTS CENTER
“HOLIDAY STORIES FROM LONG AGO”, FRAMINGHAM
Day & Time: Wed. Dec. 9, 9:30 am
Cost: $8 van/admission + cash for meal
Sign up by: 12/7 Limit: 20
Libby Franck, whose historical tales celebrate the triumph of the human spirit, will tell stories from different holiday traditions long ago. Lunch afterwards is additional cost at O’Connell’s Pub.
The Stow Council On Aging is here to provide support to seniors by being a resource of information on elder affairs, provide social activities, outreach services, and help the senior population of Stow remain in their homes as long as safely possible.
Description of Duties
The Council oversees a wide range of programs and services for the Senior Citizens of Stow. Programs include Meals on Wheels, Drop-In Center, Exercise Class, Art Classes, Crafts Group, Bus Trips, Christmas Dinner, and Friendly Visitors. Services include Tax Assistance, Van Service, Medicare Information, Newsletter, Health & Housing Information and Referral, and other social services. A monthly newsletter is sent to all Stow senior residents providing a calendar of activities and events for seniors.
COA programs and services are provided by a full and part time staff, and by volunteers.
A lunch program provided by Minuteman Senior Services serves lunch at the First Parish Church at noon. Come early for conversation and coffee, 11:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays for a donation of $2.00. Reservations are required. NOTE: Please call Sue Burns at 781-825-5194 to sign up. Call Friday for Tuesday’s lunch and Tuesday for Thursday’s lunch.
The COA Board meets the second Thursday of each month in the Friendship room in the lower level of the Town Building. They provide direction and advice to the COA staff through the Council's Director. There are no requirements or qualifications for Board membership. Those interested in the issues of aging are most welcome. The Council On Aging welcomes all.