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September 5, 2013

Calling all dancing ghosts and goblins


:Garden Club seeks members: If you have a green thumb or want to try your hand at gardening, the city’s Garden Club is looking for new members.

The club has regular meetings where experts give advice to members. Membership includes 10 presentations by horticultural experts. The club does special projects and plantings around the city. The organization also chooses a garden of the month and gives awards to the owners. For information, call Contact Carol Sobel at 978-377-0106.

:Tufts representative discusses Medicare: Gerald Lodge of the Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred Plan will be at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., on Sept. 16 from 9 to 11 a.m. to speak with current Tufts members as well as new members.

The Medicare open enrollment period is Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, and during this period people may change their plans.


Computer workshop offered: Miklos Jakos will present a computer program titled “How To Do 10 Basic Procedures” at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m.

Jako will provide information on working with pictures, music and video; backing up your files; emailing; and the Internet. To register, contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.


Presentation on memory loss: Darcey Adams, vice president of Community Programs and Care Transitions for Lahey Health Senior Care, will present “When to Worry About Memory Loss – Normal Aging vs Dementia.”

The presentation will be Sept. 24 at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., at 10 a.m. Learn how aging changes the brain and discover strategies for managing challenging behaviors. Contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390 to register.

:Presentation on tinnitus: Join Digital Hearing Healthcare of Bradford, Georgetown, and Newburyport at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., on Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m. to learn more about the persistent noise of tinnitus.

Tinnitus is not a disease, but a symptom of an underlying health condition such as an ear infection or injury. Learn to take control of your tinnitus and rediscover life without constant buzzing, hissing or pulsing in your ears.

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