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August 29, 2013

Native American Intertribal Pow-Wow returns to city


Kutka, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, is a member of the team at Merrimack Valley Hospital’s Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center. The cost of $5 includes a full dinner. The menu includes marinated chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable medley, cranberry sauce, salad, rolls, dessert, coffee and tea. Merrimack Valley Hospital is at 140 Lincoln Ave. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 978-521-8140.

Council on Aging offers workshops: Rose McGarry, director of the Elder Services Nursing Home Ombudsman Program, will discuss volunteer opportunities on Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St.

Ombudsman volunteers visit residents and advocate for those in need.

Gerald Lodge of the Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred Plan will be at the Citizens Center 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 runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, and during this period you may change your plans.

Miklos Jakos will present a program on using computers titled “How To Do 10 Basic Procedures” on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Citizens Center. Jako will provide information on working with pictures, music and video, backing up your files, emailing, the internet and more.

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” on Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. at the Citizens Center. Learn how aging changes the brain and discover strategies for managing challenging behaviors.

Join Digital Hearing Healthcare of Bradford, Georgetown and Newburyport on Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m. for a talk on the persistent noise of Tinnitus. Tinnitus is not a disease, but it is 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 the constant buzzing, hissing or pulsing in your ears. Complimentary lunch will be provided, but reservations are requested. For more information, contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

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