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Presentations & Special Events

Mayor's Senior Luncheon. Friday July 26, 2019 from 12:30 to 3:30 PM.

The Mayor's Luncheon will be held Friday July 26, 2019 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM at Double Tree Hilton located at 700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH. The Luncheon will reflect a Day at the Ball Field theme. Entertainment, dancing, and a chance at prizes await those in attendance. Tickets will be onsale at the William B Cashin Senior Activity Center, 151 Douglas Street, Manchester, NH. from July 1, 2019 at 9:00 AM till 3:00 PM on July 12, 2019. Tickets for will cost $5.00 for members and non-members this year.

Memory Care. Thursday August 8, 2019

Join Paula Whittier for a presentation on Memory Care. Paula Whittier is a senior living and dementia expert with over a decade of experience helping over 800 people transition into retirement or specialized community living since 2005. Paula hosts two weekly radio shows, one of which offfers community resources and information determined to constantly raise awareness in search of a cure for Alzheimer's. You can read Paula's monthly "Dear Paula" Column in the Nashua Telegraph. Please sign up at the front desk or call 624-6533 to reserve your seat. Sponsored by The Arbors at Bedford.

Protecting Seniors from Fraud. Wednesday August 14th at 11:00 AM

Are you worried about becoming a victim of a scam? Are you unsure how to protect yourself? This workshop will help you:

  • Learn why seniors become targets of senior scams.
  • Discover how senior scams happen and how to report them. 
  • Find out ways to protect yourself and loved ones from becoming victims.
  • Find out ways to protect yourself and loved ones in a world of technology.
  • Please sign up at the front desk or call 624-6533. 
  • Sponsored by Home Instead.

Lunch and Learn. IBIS Program. Thursday August 22, 2019 at 1:00 PM.

Enjoy a light lunch and learn about a new system to use in homes to help keep track of medical needs and ADL's. Easter Seals NH is pleased to bring you a presentation on the IBIS Program. The IBIS Program has been developed for individuals to better manage their chronic health conditions, such as COPD, diabetes, hypertension, and chronic heart failure all in the comfort of their own home. If you are elgible for Medicare, a Medicare Advantage Plan, or NH Medicaid, the cost of the IBIS program is a covered benefit. Please sign up at the front desk or call 603-624-6533 to register for this presentation. Sponsored by Easter Seals NH.

Monthly Clinics

Diabetic Shoe Clinic. 1st Thursday of each month. 9:30 AM. Must make appointment.

Are you diabetic? Did you know that one of your Medicare benefits includes a FREE pair of shoes and inserts every year? Call Leanne at 828-6762 to schedule an appointment for your fitting. Sponsored by Pro Medical East.

FREE Hearing Screenings

Every month Chris is here to perform FREE hearing screenings, clean your hearing aid(s), perform minor repairs and answer any questions that you may have regarding hearing aids, etc. Chris is also able to get batteries for your devices at an affordable price. Check with him before purchasing your batteries at a local department store. Please sign-up at the front desk or call 603-624-6533 to reserve your spot. Sponsored by Affordable Hearing.

VNA Foot Clinic.

The Registered Nurses from the Visiting Nurses Association of Manchester & Southern NH are here every month to help with your foot needs. Foot Care Clinics help to maintain healthy feet that allow us to be active, reduce the risk of falls and decrease complications of diabetes and poor circulation. For a fee of $30.00, the foot clinic services includes a foot soak, trim and file nails, assessment of general foot health, foot care education and a referral to physicians when necessary. Diabetic patients who take anticoagulants or have PVD (Peripheral Vascular Disease) must have a note from their physician before services are provided. You MUST be a member of the William B Cashin Senior Center prior to receiving this service. To become a member of the Senior Center just stop by Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM to fill out a membership card and show proof of address. All members must contact the VNA directly to schedule their appointments at 622--3781. Sponsored by the VNA of Manchester and Southern NH.

Workshops

Balance and Stability Training Workshop. Monday July 15, 2019 at 11:45 AM

If you want to improve your balance and reduce the risk of falling, this class is for you. Fred Daniels, Exercise Specialist with Center for Physical Therapy and Exercise will take you through exercises to improve strength, flexibility and stability. The exercises will include strength, flexibility and balance specific exericises. In addition, you will work on strategies to reduce the risk of falling when you lose your balance. The class will meet for 30 minutes on Mondays and Wednesdays for eight weeks. Please sign up at the front desk or call 624-6533 as space is limited. Sponsored by CPTE.

New to Medicare Workshop. Monday August 12, 2019 at 2:00 PM

What happens after you go to Social Security to apply for and begin receiving Medicare benefits? What else needs to be done? Where do you go? All these questions and more can be answered by a qualified Medicare Coordinator who will be available to answer your questions and guide you through the intricate ins and outs. Call ServiceLink at 644-2240 to reserve your place. Sponsored by ServiceLink.

Activities

Bridge. Mondays and Thursdays at 12:00 PM

The Bridge group is looking for some more players. If you are interested in playing please join us in playing the game on Mondays and Thursdays at 12:00 PM.

FREE - Computer Classes

Computer classes are scheduled throughout the month. One-on-one support is available. Stop by the front desk to register for this FREE service or give us a call at 603-624-6533.

Acrylic Painting Class. Fridays at 9:30 AM $10.00 per class.

Join local artist, Anthony Williams for some instruction in painting Friday mornings. All levels and abilities welcome. Anthony is happy to help build your skills and create masterpieces. All supplies are provided for this 2 hour class.

Movie Matinee at the Senior Center. Thursday August 29, 2019 at 2:00 PM - $5.00

Come join us for an afternoon movie! Sign-up at the front desk and vote for your favorite movie choice. Cost is $5.00 and includes hotdogs, popcorn, candy and soda. Please sign-up at least 1 week prior to showing of movie.

Announcements

Summer Fun in Manchester.

Are you looking for something different to do this summer? Take a few minutes and check out our Summer Fun in Manchester binder that is located at the front desk. We have put together a list of concerts in the park, baseball schedule, and a variety of activities for adults and children alike. Plan to take in something new during the summer and enjoy a variety of activities with friends and family. Summer Fun in Manchester binder will be available after May 1, 2019 at the front desk.

Fitness Room

Have you visited our fitness room? Our Fitness Room is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment available to our members. All interested individuals must sign up for an equipment orientation session with Mark who is a Certified Fitness Trainer and Senior Services Specialist at the Senior Center. Members will pay $5.00 monthly to utilize the Fitness Room. Members who complete the orientation will be given a card showing they have successfully completed their fitness room training. Fitness room hours are now expanded to Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM and Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 to 4:00 PM. For more information please stop by the front desk or call 624-6533.

Are You Dressing Properly for the Season?

The warm weather is upon us. Please make sure to dress accordingly. The building is approximately 15,000 square feet keeping the temperatures regulated in such a huge building can be difficult. To stay comfortable keep yourself hydrated, and wear light layers rather than polyester or heavy fabrics.

Senior Center Art Show. September 12, 2019

Calling all artist, the Cashin Senior Center will be hosting an art show for members and volunteers to participate in on September 12, 2019. Please see insert in the Newsletter or call 624-6533 for more details. 

Day & Overnight Travel

Trips

Take advantage of some of the exciting trips with New England Coach for day or overnight trips. Make sure to call the number below at 603-895-3000 or Toll Free at 1-866-560-1919 to reserve your spot on these trips. You may also look at their website at www.newenglandcoach.com. Make sure to tell them that you are a member of the William B Cashin Senior Center. Sponsored by New England Coach.

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