Please join us for our annual holiday celebration at the Lakeview Pavilion in Foxboro on Thursday, December 1 from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The menu includes your choice of seared chicken with Chablis lemon cream sauce or seared salmon with sweet and sour glaze. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 1 p.m. There will be a cash bar.
The cost for Foxboro residents is $32 per person and the cost is $37 for non-residents. Tickets are on sale now and must be paid for when registering and obtaining your ticket to reserve your place.
Fall is here! Even if you’re not the best pumpkin carver in the world, we invite you to join us on Wednesday, October 26 to carve pumpkins with us.
These pumpkins will decorate Foxboro Common during Foxboro Recreation’s “Uncommon Pumpkin Patch” and Halloween Parade. Pumpkins, tools, stencils and basic instructions will be provided.
Please register in advance and join us for the fun.
REDUCE OR STAY
Are you deciding to downsize or stay in your current home? Join us on Wednesday, October 26 at 2:15 p.m. when we talk about making this decision. This conversation, hosted by Team Impressa, LLC, is about the options available to seniors to help them decide if they can stay home or downsize. The program is based on the personal experience of the presenters, who have each taken a different path, and the resources they have discovered along the way. Register to reserve your place.
SAFE DRIVING COURSES
AARP will be offering a Safe Driving Course at the Senior Center on Wednesday, October 19 from 2-4 p.m. This course will provide a review of driving skills and techniques, as well as strategies and tips to help you adjust to normal age. related changes that may affect your ability to drive. The main objectives of this course are to help reduce your likelihood of getting into a motor vehicle collision. The cost is $20 per person and must be paid when registering for the course.
On Friday, October 21 and the 3rd Friday of each month, the senior center offers reflexology appointments from 9 a.m. to noon.
Reflexology is based on the stimulation of specific points on the feet which correspond to other areas and organs of the body.
Reflexology is used to restore the body’s natural balance by improving circulation and reducing tension. This relaxing and rejuvenating experience will involve reflexology infused with aromatherapy.
The cost $41 per half-hour appointment. Sign up with your payment to schedule an appointment.
It’s breakfast time again at the senior center for the Guys! So gentlemen, join us for the next Men’s Lunch with Friends on Thursday, October 27 at 9 a.m. The cost is $3 per person. Please register in advance with your payment and we will save you a seat.
On Thursdays we offer Grab and Go Senior sandwiches at the senior center.
You can pick up your sandwich at the reception on Thursday at any time between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., and you can take the sandwich with you, or you are invited to eat in the Coffee Room or on the outdoor benches.
Quantities are limited, so you MUST register in advance to get your Senior Sandwich meal.
There is a suggested donation of $3 to HESSCO.
SCAMS AND FRAUD SERIES
On Tuesdays, October 18 and November 15 at 1:30 p.m. (the 3rd Tuesday of each month), the AARP series “Scams and Fraud” will take place at the senior center.
This 3-part series will focus on identifying and protecting against scams 1) in email, 2) on the phone, and 3) on the Internet.
Each meeting will include a follow-up discussion. Please register in advance.
Our monthly Senior Supper program focuses on a unique high quality catered meal. We hope you will join us for an evening with friends on Wednesday October 26th.
This program will start at 4:00 p.m. and food will be served around 4:30 p.m. The October meal will be a taco bar.
The cost is $5 and must be paid at the time of registration.
Our next lunch outing will be Wednesday, October 19 at Jake n Joe’s restaurant in Foxboro at 1 p.m. Call us to register by Monday, October 17 and meet us at the restaurant on the 19th. For those requiring van transportation, arrangements must be made by Monday the 17th.
Starting in October, join Foxboro resident Garmai “Mai” Sumo on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. as she teaches us dances from her native Liberia.
May will provide a fun atmosphere to discover and learn new dance moves while exercising.
The cost is $3 per class and this program is punch card eligible.
SAVE THE DATE – HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR
Are you an artisan looking to sell your treasures at our upcoming Holiday Craft Fair?
If you are interested, pick up an application at the reception of the senior center.
The fair will take place on Saturday, November 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the cost is $10 for a table to display your items for sale.
PSYCHIC MEDIUM CATHY RIPLEY GREENE
Psychic medium Cathy Ripley Greene will be back at the senior center once again on Wednesday, October 19 from 6-7:30 p.m. Cathy’s mission, and her gift, is to help others find clarity and inspiration through their connection to spirit.
If you’ve always wondered, now is the time to join our group session.
The cost is $20 per person and a limited number of tickets are currently on sale at the senior center.
REGISTER FOR A TRIP TO ITALY IN APRIL 2023
The Foxboro Council on Aging & Human Services is planning a trip to Italy, specifically Rome and the Amalfi Coast, April 9-18, 2023.
Some of the highlights of our trip will include a walking tour of classic Rome including a visit to the Colosseum, a visit to the seaside resort of Sorrento, exploring the excavated ruins of Pompeii, tasting local delicacies at a limoncello factory in Minori and tasting a wine tasting and lunch at the foot of Mount Vesuvius.
The cost is $4,443 per person for a double bed and $5,243 for a single bed, with the option to purchase optional tours. Registration for residents and non-residents of Foxboro has begun.
Travel brochures are available at the senior center or can be emailed to you upon request.
Join HESSCO SHINE representative Stewart Broder at the senior center on Monday, October 17 at 1 p.m. as he answers your questions about open enrollment in a group setting.
Don’t miss this opportunity to get your health insurance questions answered during this open enrollment period.
Call to register and we will reserve a spot for you.
On Wednesdays, October 19 and 26, there will be hearing clinics offered from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This program is free and offers hearing screening, earwax removal, hearing aid cleaning and service by appointment.
Call ahead to schedule a 20 minute appointment.
REVERSE THE AGING PROCESS II
Reverse the Aging Process II is a 6-week follow-on program to Reverse the Aging Process I.
This program will take place at 11:45 a.m. on the following Mondays: October 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14 and 21 and is hosted by Steve Avellino. The cost for the 6 sessions is $42 per person and must be paid at the time of registration.
TRACY’S TREASURES FALL CRAFT
Join crafter extraordinaire, Tracy Rozak, on Tuesday, October 18 at 11 a.m. as she walks us through creating beautiful fall-themed crafts.
Please register in advance.
INTEGRITY EYE CARE
On Thursday, October 20 at 1 p.m., Dr. Christina Herald, mobile geriatric optometrist and founder of Integrity Eye Care will be at the senior center.
Its mission is to help prevent social isolation by helping seniors connect through vision.
In this presentation, Dr. Herald will provide important information about eye diseases and how to keep your eyes healthy.
This program will take place during the low vision support group, but is open to anyone who is interested. B
Ask your questions at this important educational program where we will have the opportunity to have a great discussion on eye health.
Register in advance to let us know you will be joining us.
The theme for our October movies is “Steve Carell Dramas”. The following films will screen Thursdays at the senior center at 1 p.m.;
October 20 – ‘The Way, Way Back’ – An introverted teenager’s dreaded summer vacation is transformed when he lands a job with the crazy team at a local water park. (Filmed at Water Wizz in East Wareham.
October 27 – ‘Looking for a Friend for the End of the World’ – Steve Carell and Keira Knightley form an unlikely bond as Armageddon looms in the form of a killer asteroid in this unique and fun tale.
HOLIDAYS IN A BOX FOR THE HOMELESS
New Life Furniture Bank of Massachusetts is located in Walpole and provides gently used household furniture to individuals and families to help get out of homelessness.
Join us on Monday, October 24 at 2 p.m. and help us pack some holiday decor to bring the holiday spirit to a client’s new home.
New Life volunteers will provide all vacation items and packing materials.
Many hands do light work. Bring your holiday spirit.
Sign up to let us know if you plan to join.
1 ON 1 TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Join us Monday mornings from 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for our 1-on-1 technical support program.
During your one-to-one 1-on-1 technical support appointment, you will be able to get answers related to phones, tablets or computers.
Examples include troubleshooting, setting up a device, and other “how-to” questions.
Call us to schedule an appointment.