Town of Mansfield, MA, Council On Aging, 255 Hope Street, Mansfield 02048 Phone: (508) 261-7368 Fax: (508) 339-4886

News for September 2015

TAI CHI NOTICE

HANDCHIME CHOIR TO MEET

NATIONAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MONTH


TAI CHI NOTICE
Therapeutic Tai Chi for Arthritis with Joyce Collins will meet weekly on Tuesdays at 10:45 AM starting on September 8th. Tai Chi is an exercise which offers gentle stretching and strengthening for overall improved balance, mobility and pain management. New members are welcome. return to menu

HANDCHIME CHOIR TO MEET
The Silver Chimers Handchime Choir will be meeting weekly starting Thursday, September 10th at 9:00 AM. The handchime choir, under the direction of Mary Hourigan, is looking for new members to join. Playing handchimes does not require prior experience with music, and training is available. To join the Silver Chimers, please call Mary at 508-261-7368 and leave a message. return to menu

NATIONAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS MONTH
September is national Emergency Preparedness Month, and serves as a reminder to all to always be prepared for a weather emergency. The Federal Emergency Management Agency suggests having the following readily available for comfortably surviving a weather emergency:
• Three days’ supply on non-perishable, no cook food and water (1 gallon per person per day);
• Flashlights, extra batteries and battery operated radio;
• First aid kit, cash, cell phone and car charger;
• Identification cards, medical information, emergency contact information and prescription medications;
• Toiletries, hygiene items, clothes, pet supplies and bedding (in the event of the need to evacuate);
• A corded telephone for emergency use.
Remember that community emergency services are available by dialing 911. Being ready is being safe! return to menu