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Uxbridge Senior Center news

Sep 08, 2021 03:24PM ● By Chuck Tashjian
UXBRIDGE - The Uxbridge Senior Center, 36 South Main Street, has listed the September newsletter
Director’s news
The Home Delivered Meals program was discontinued on September 2 in order to fully re-open the Congregate Lunch Program five days a week, effective on September 13.  If you would like home delivered meals, you may be eligible for the Tri-Valley Home Delivered Meals Program.  We can help refer you to this program, please call the center for assistance. All of the senior center lunches are cooked with fresh ingredients and are nutritious, heart healthy meals. We strongly encourage folks to attend the center for lunch, check out the Senior Center Congregate Lunch Menu, for more info and be sure to RSVP by calling the center to reserve your spot.  Transportation is provided to and from the senior center. 
We are proud to announce the Grand Re-opening of the Center is scheduled for the week of September 13-17.  Please check out the Activities Calendar, for special events, In addition, please plan to attend our Grand Re-opening Luncheon on Friday, September 17, for a BBQ sponsored by State Rep. Mike Soter.  Tim Brooks will provide the entertainment.  RSVP is required; sign up early because this event will fill-up fast!  
Additional services are being added back on the schedule this month:
*Benefits Enrollment Program with Tri-Valley: September 14, from 1-2pm.
*“Ask the Attorney” September 20, at 1:30pm.  Atty. Ralph Tepper is available to answer your legal questions. 
*SHINE program: September 21, from 9am-12pm
*“Ask the Nurse” September 28, from 11am-12pm.  A nurse from the Salmon Health VNA will do blood pressure checks and answer your medical questions. 
Please call the senior center to book your appointments.
     Are you in need of disposing of sharps? The senior center now has a drop off sharps box. Please ensure your sharps are in an appropriate sharps container. The following items are accepted: needles, syringes, lancets, infusion sets, connection needles/sets, auto injectors (epi and insulin pens).  The following are NOT accepted: prescription meds, aerosol cans, inhalers, liquids, garbage or hazardous waste/chemicals. Thank you to the Uxbridge BOH for helping us obtain this receptacle. Additional containers will be available for use.                           Stay well, Lisa Bernard
Flu Shot Clinic will be held on Monday, October 4, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Uxbridge Senior Center.  This is a program with the Uxbridge Hannaford Pharmacy.  Call the senior center 508-278-8622 to sign up.  Transportation to and from the center will be available for those who need a ride. 
Tuesday, September 14, 1:00  – 2:00pm – Benefit Enrollment Center – Tri-Valley, Inc. Call the senior center to book an appointment with Cole Ackerson. 
Monday, September 20, 1:30 pm – “Ask the Attorney” with Attorney Ralph Tepper by appointment only on the third Monday of every month. Please Call 508-278-8622 to schedule your appointment at the Uxbridge Senior center. There will not be one scheduled for Oct. 18.
Thursday, September 30, the Foot Doctor starting at 8:30 am at the Uxbridge Senior Center. Appointments are set up on a first come, first served basis.  If you would like an appointment with Dr. Biancamano, please call 508-278-8622 to schedule.  Transportation is available.