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

Scheduled Events

OPEN HOUSE

LGBTQ SENIOR LUNCH CLUB

MUSIC PROGRAM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US IN 2018!!

CAREGIVER SERIES AT THE COA


OPEN HOUSE
On Thursday, December 14th at 10:00 AM the Sing Along Chorus will be hosting a free open house at the COA. The chorus will help us ring in the holiday season with festive music. Please come and join at COA for some refreshments and holiday cheer! return to menu

LGBTQ SENIOR LUNCH CLUB
On the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM Bristol Elder Services Inc., is sponsoring an LGBTQ Senior Lunch Club. This is an opportunity for seniors in the LGBTQ community to meet others in a casual setting and enjoy lunch together. A restaurant in the greater Fall River area will be selected. Each person is responsible for the cost of their own meal. For additional information or to RSVP please contact Trish Robertson at 774-627-1380 Trish.Robertson@bristolelder.org return to menu

MUSIC PROGRAM
Wednesday, January 4 at 8:30 AM is the first practice for the revived Handchime choir. Practices takes place every Thursday at 9:00 AM at the Mansfield Council on Aging and will be directed by Mary Hourigan. Handchimes requires people to work as a team while making music. Handchimes are metal tone bars, which produce a mellow sound.They offer a sound unlike any other instrument. In order to play handchimes, it helps to have some musical background, but it isn't absolutely necessary.What is more important is a desire to try something new.We need people who will commit to practice every week with a positive attitude.We hope you will join us. For any additional details please contact Josephine at 508-261-7368. Everyone is welcome! return to menu

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US IN 2018!!
The Council on Aging would like to wish it’s members a Happy Birthday! The Annual Birthday Bash is taking place on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 11:30 AM. Bring in a picture of yourself as a baby, your picture will be posted with others. The person who guesses the most grown up identities of the baby pictures will win a special prize. Pizza and birthday cake will be served with a program to follow given by an inspirational speaker. This is a free program and space is limited. Prior registration is required. Please contact Louise at 508-261-7368 for your reservation. return to menu

CAREGIVER SERIES AT THE COA
Bristol Elder Services, Inc. will offer free information and support series for caregivers at Mansfield COA starting in January. This series, the Savvy Caregiver, will meet one time a week for six weeks starting on Thursday, January 11th at 1:00 PM. Each two hour session will offer caregivers tips, resources and access to tools for ease of care, networking and communication. This workshop is designed for caregivers of family or household members with a dementia. This series requires prior registration. For information or registration, please contact the COA at 508-261-7368. return to menu