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February 15, 2012

Baby Boomers and Beyond

Due to popular demand, the Haverhill Council on Aging announces a second weekly Zumba Gold class on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

This class will be a Zumba Gold Toning class incorporating light weights into the workout. The class will be taught by certified Zumba Gold instruction Stephanie Smith and will complement the Thursday Zumba Gold class which is held at 9:30 a.m. Cost is $5 per class.

Penacook Place is hosting an Alzheimer's Family Support Group on the last Wednesday of the month from 6 to 7 p.m.

The group will meet in the conference room at Penacook Place, 150 Water St. Contact Barbara Stricsek at 978-374-0707 for additional information.

Did you know there are several tax saving opportunities to assist seniors with property taxes?

Veterans, blind persons, the elderly, and hardship deferrals are obtained by application to the Assessors Office at City Hall.

Each month, we distribute more than 2,000 copies of our newsletter "The Voice" throughout the city.

The Council on Aging is in need of volunteers to collate newsletters and deliver them to specific locations. Anyone interested in helping is asked to call 978-374-2390, ext. 16.

The Oxford at 689 Main Street invites bingo players of all ages to join them on the last Wednesday of every month.

Coffee and dessert is served. Reservations are required by calling the Council on Aging.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is a federal program that provides financial assistance to senior citizens and others who cannot cover the costs of a healthy diet.

Applications for the program are available at the Council on Aging office.

If you have any issues or questions regarding your health insurance, be sure to contact one of our SHINE counselors. Appointments can be made by calling 978-374-2390, ext. 19.

Did you know that people who are at least 65 years old are eligible for a 50 percent discount on the commuter train to Boston?

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