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Callahan Senior Center Happenings for October 2011

Filed under: Seniors by Randy Harris at 3:11 pm on October 14, 2011
(photo) Raymond J. Callahan Senior Center, Framingham, MA

Located at 535 Union Avenue, the Callahan Center is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The following information is about activities and services at the Callahan Senior Center for the month of October, 2011.

NOTICE: Most of the activities, special programs and events listed below require signing up or advance reservation, (unless otherwise noted). Please do so in advance so activities can be scheduled effectively and in the appropriate space.

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New Member Orientation Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month. If you have just joined Callahan you might want to attend one of these meetings as we enjoy coffee and pastry, answer your questions and seek your input on activities. Please join us on October 11th from 9:30 – 10:00 AM.

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Come Say “So Long” to Mary Parcher

Mary Parcher will retire from the Callahan Center on Friday, October 14, 2011.  In order to give all the seniors a chance to wish her well, there will be coffee and refreshments on Wednesday, October 12th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. If you would ...[read more]


New Senior Transportation Program in Framingham

Filed under: Seniors by News Staff at 4:20 pm on September 26, 2011
ITNGreaterBoston - Dignified Transportation for Seniors serves Framingham, MA

ITNGreaterBoston now serves the Framingham, MA area!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - There's a new dynamic transportation program for seniors in Framingham!

ITNGreaterBoston, a new non-profit transportation option that drives success through grassroots collaboration and community connection.

This organization brings together families, businesses, healthcare providers and community organizations to weave a strong local web of support for mobility for seniors and the visually-impaired.

Seniors are invited to come to the Callahan Senior Center, 535 Union Ave., Framingham MA to learn more and sign up on ...[read more]


Framingham Chosen for Healthy Aging Pilot Program

Filed under: Health & Fitness,Seniors by News Staff at 11:15 am on September 19, 2011
Hebrew SeniorLife / Tufts / Harvard Medical School

Hebrew SeniorLife awarded awarded $117k by Tufts Health Plan Foundation

FRAMINGHAM, MA - In a press release, Hebrew SeniorLife announced it has received a two-year grant from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to expand and implement healthy aging programs in Massachusetts and to develop two pilot "healthy aging program communities" in Framingham, and in Lawrence, MA. HSL was awarded $117,000 in funding for the first year of the grant.

"The nation’s rapidly growing senior population is currently confronting an array of debilitating and life-threatening diseases and disabilities," says Robert J. Schreiber, M.D., HSL’s chief medical officer. "Our goal is to help seniors continue to maintain their independence and improve their quality of life through increased exercise, improved nutrition, enhanced social engagement, and increased motivation to self-manage chronic illness."

With the Tufts grant, HSL will work with community agencies and ...[read more]


SOAR 55 Seeks Help for Local Non-Profits

Filed under: Seniors by News Staff at 5:08 pm on September 8, 2011

SOAR 55 - Service Opportunities After Reaching 55FRAMINGHAM, MA - SOAR 55 is currently accepting applications from former and current (part-time) executives and professionals with marketing or development expertise who are available to help local nonprofits with management projects through the award winning SOAR 55 Nonprofit Management Consulting Group program, generously funded through the Tufts Health Plan Foundation.

Train to provide management consulting assistance to local nonprofits using your marketing or fundraising/development expertise

The group works in teams of 3 on short-term assignments requiring ...[read more]


Callahan Happenings for September 2011

Filed under: Seniors by News Staff at 12:41 am on September 1, 2011
(photo) Raymond J. Callahan Senior Center, Framingham, MA

Located at 535 Union Avenue, the Callahan Center is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The following information is about activities and services at the Callahan Senior Center for the month of September, 2011.

NOTICE: Most of the activities, special programs and events listed below require signing up or advance reservation, (unless otherwise noted). Please do so in advance so activities can be scheduled effectively and in the appropriate space.

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New Member Orientation Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month. If you have just joined Callahan you might want to attend one of these meetings as we enjoy coffee and pastry, answer your questions and seek your input on activities. Please join us ...[read more]


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