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October 25, 2012

Council on Aging activities

:Halloween party: The Council on Aging will host its annual Halloween party and dance on Oct. 31 at 12:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. The party will include a horribles parade, prizes and goodies. Costumes are optional. Lunch will include pizza, salad, cookies, and coffee. Tickets are $5 per person and available by calling 978-374-2390 and speaking to Kathy Bresnahan at ext. 11 or Rita LaBella at ext. 16.

Trip to festival of lights: The Haverhill Council on Aging is offering a trip to the LaSalette Christmas light tour in Attleboro on Dec. 12. The trip includes lunch at Benjamin’s Restaurant and motor coach transportation. This 59th annual Festival of Lights will have more than 300,000 lights illuminating 10 acres.

Line dancing class: The Council on Aging is offering a new line dancing class on Mondays at 11 a.m. 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.

Flu shots: 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.

Medicaid questions answered: 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 people’s assets. He will also discuss basic principles of estate planning, including information on wills, trusts, asset transfers and probate.

Holiday trip to Christmas show: The Council on Aging is offering a holiday trip to Indian Head Resort’s “Legendary Christmas” program, departing on Dec. 5. The cost is $65 per person. Details are available by calling 978-374-2390.

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