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August 29, 2013

It's time to exercise that green thumb


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 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 constant buzzing, hissing or pulsing in your ears.

Complimentary lunch will be provided. Contact Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390 to reserve a seat.

Trip to White Mountain Hotel: The Council on Aging is hosting a trip to the White Mountain Hotel Nov. 21 and 22.

This trip includes food, entertainment and shopping at the Christmas Dove and Calef’s in Barrington, N.H. Cost is $230 per person, double occupancy.

Helping rescue workers enter homes: You can make entrance to your home convenient for fire and ambulance service with no damage to the house.

Haverhill residents can have a lock box attached to the outside of their house or apartment. For additional information, contact Fire Department Deputy LaLiberty at 978-373-8460 or Joel Berg at 978-374-2390, ext. 38.

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