This column is provided by the Haverhill Council on Aging and features activities for senior citizens.
As a result of redistricting, state Rep. Linda Dean Campbell will represent Methuen and Haverhill starting in 2013. She is hosting a coffee hour Oct. 18th at 10 a.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
Flu shots for Haverhill residents 6 months and older will be offered at the Citizens Center Mondays in October from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please bring Medicare or insurance cards. For additional information, contact Mary Connolly, RN, at 978-374-2390, ext. 15.
The Council on Aging will host a presentation by Attorney Joshua England titled “Medicaid Traps for the Unwary” on Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. at the Citizens Center. England will provide information on legal and financial strategies that can help preserve your assets. He will also discuss basic principles of estate planning, including information on wills, trusts, asset transfers and probate.
The Council on Aging is offering a new holiday trip to Indian Head Resort’s “Legendary Christmas” program. It will depart on Dec. 5. The cost is $65 per person. Details are available by calling 978-374-2390.
The Council on Aging will host a senior knitting and craft fair Nov. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This fair will provide the perfect opportunity for knitters and crafters to sell their items and for holiday shoppers to buy hand-made items. Please call Kathy Bresnahan, ext. 11, or Rita LaBella, ext. 16, at 978-374-2390 if you are a senior citizen who would like to sell items.
The Council on Aging will offer a new line dancing class on Mondays at 11 a.m. beginning Oct. 15. Cost is $5 per person. Instructor Susan Tribble is a seasoned professional and works in many area senior centers. Students will learn new dances. Call 978-374-2390 for additional details or to register.