Council on Aging announces May events

Apr 24, 2018

The Dartmouth Council on Aging has released its events schedule for the month of May.


Strength and flex exercise classes will be from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Monday-Wednesday. A 6-week Parkinson’s Yoga class is on Wednesdays from 3:15 p.m to 4:15 p.m for $75, pre-registration is required. Drums Alive Fitness classes are on Thursdays at 1 p.m. for $5 and sign-up is required. Indoor WALK 15 classes with Marcia are $4 on Mondays at 2:30 p.m.

Health and Medical.

“Relax with Ava” Great Dane therapy dog sessions are every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.except May 29. The Memory Cafe is on Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. On May 3, Silver Foxx will be at the center. May 17 is a cooking demo with residents at Cedar Dell and May 31 there’s Relax, Breath, Meditate with Gayle-- reservation required.

There’s a blood pressure clinic on the May 11 and May 25 of the month at 9 a.m., walk-ins welcomed. A dental clinic is on May 1. Call Holly for an appointment at (774) 766-7238.

Walk-ins are welcome to a diabetic shoe clinic on May 10 at 11 a.m. The Alzheimer’s Association will host a healthy living presentation on May 15, 1 p.m. Pre-registration is required. On May 25 at 10 a.m. there’s a “Laughter as Medicine” presentation.

Classes and Workshops

A 6-week iPhone and iPad class for $30 is every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 3p.m., pre-registration required. There are historical family research consultations by appointment.

Surprenant & Beneski legal consultations are on May 8 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. South Coast Counties Legal Clinic consultations are May 14 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Both require appointments.

An essential oil workshop is May 11 at 11:30 a.m., pre-registration is required. A presentation on downsizing and decluttering will be on May 23 at 10 a.m., pre-registration is required.

Social events.

PAWSox Silver Senior tickets are on sale for $15. It includes  pre-game bingo, transportation, and a $7 park credit.

Friday’s flick on May 11 at 12:15 p.m. is “The Shack,” transportation available and sign-up required.

“Country Three band” is back the May 2 and May 16 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for $4. Veteran’s Corner meets the first Wednesday of every month at 9 a.m. Poetry Circle is on May 2 at 2 p.m. and book club is on May 14 at 1 p.m. This month’s book is “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” by Rachel Joyce.

The Council on Aging is located at 628 Dartmouth St.