The Council on Getting old and the Senior Heart are situated on the Ipswich City Corridor, 25 Inexperienced St. Telephone: 978-356-6650.
Carry Your Personal Lunch: Come be part of associates underneath the tent behind City Corridor each Wednesday at midday to get pleasure from lunch collectively. We should always make the most of the great climate whereas we will. It’s a nice alternative to meet up with one another.
Flu Shot Clinic: The flu clinic will probably be executed in a really completely different method this 12 months. Paramedics from Motion Ambulance will come to your private home/house in early October to manage the quadrivalent common dose vaccine. It’s essential to make an appointment by calling the Senior Heart at 978-356-6650. We’ll schedule your appointment for a set date and time.
Senior Heart Drop in Visits: 9/11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Now we have two lounge areas obtainable for individuals to return and skim the paper, use the computer systems, work on the puzzle and go to with associates. We request that you simply name upfront to ensure that we will keep secure distances for everybody. We look ahead to seeing you!
File of Life: Do you’ve gotten this very important doc in your fridge? Our city’s emergency responders at all times search for this important doc once they reply to houses in emergencies. Come to the Senior Heart to choose one up for every family member should you want one. When you have already taken management of your well being and security, be sure you use a pencil to finish the knowledge and replace your File of Life as essential.
Be part of Our Writing Group: Mondays Oct. 5-Nov. 16. Like to put in writing? Be part of this enjoyable and provoking group led by Lucy Myers and hone your abilities by studying from others and sharing your concepts. Name the Senior Heart for extra data and to enroll. The price is a $40 donation to the “Pals of Ipswich Aged” (FOIE). This class will meet exterior underneath the tent behind City Corridor. Class is not going to meet on Oct. 12.
All journeys are topic to vary and cancellation.
Foxwoods Resort On line casino: Nov. 17, $40 per particular person. Contains buffet or $10 meals voucher and $10 on line casino slot play.
Salem Cross Inn Christmas and Vibrant Nights: Dec. 10. $109 per particular person. Take pleasure in a scrumptious lunch at this “Editors’ Alternative” Award profitable restaurant in a restored 18th century farmhouse. After a go to to Yankee Candle, you’ll get pleasure from a driving tour of vivid nights at Forest Park in Springfield.
Primarily at Sea: Aug. 22, 2021. $121 per particular person. Catch the ferry from Portland and revel in a narrated two hour cruise to Casco Bay the place you’ll get pleasure from lunch at Prepare dinner’s Lobster and later discover Portland Head Mild.
Prolonged Keep Journeys
All journeys are topic to vary and cancellation. New dates have been deliberate for these well-liked journeys in order that we will all look ahead to worry-free journey.
New York to Bermuda Cruise that includes the Sicilian Tenors: Might 2-9, 2021 (8 days/7 nights). Name the Senior Heart to have a brochure mailed to you.
Nova Scotia and Tattoo Pageant: June 29-July 3, 2021 (5 days/4 nights). Start your tour in St. John and journey to Fundy Nationwide Park. The Royal Nova Scotia Worldwide Tattoo pageant contains navy bands, pipes and drums, choirs, gymnasts, dancers and navy shows. Contains guided excursions every day, breakfast every morning, two dinners and a lobster luncheon.
Nice Trains and Grand Canyons: Oct. 24-29, 2021. (6 days/5 nights). This includes a mixture of American West highlights, with the surroundings of Grand Canyon Nationwide Park and the pink rocks of Sedona; the Native American historical past on the Montezuma Fortress Nationwide Monument; and the Outdated West nostalgia of two practice rides and 5 nights in picturesque Sedona, Arizona. Come to the journey presentation at 1 p.m. Dec. 17.
Senior Momentum Applications
Many of those actions health class, seated yoga, line dancing and tai chi have been recorded at ICAM, Ipswich’s native cable television studio with the steerage of their Director, Beth Meyer. You possibly can view them in your tvComcast Channel 8 or Verizon Channel 32. You can too view them on-line instantly at http://icamipswich.com. Click on on Video on DemandGovernment Channelsee the whole schedule to seek out your favourite program and take a look at new ones, too! Lots of the applications are additionally obtainable on Youtube. You can too be taught some French while you’re at it!
Health Class: Be part of this well-liked lowimpact train class on native cable television or stay each Tuesday and Thursday from 9-10 a.m. exterior underneath the tent. This class is for ALL train ;itness ranges and will probably be modi;ied for individuals who favor seated train. Charge is $5/class. Most 9 individuals. Golf: Thursdays at 9:46 a.m. at New Meadows, Topsfield. Charge is $19 for 9 holes. Name for extra data.
Seated Yoga: Accessible on native cable television or stay each Thursday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. within the Senior Heart. Charge is $6/class. Most 9 individuals.
Light Bend: Meets Monday and Wednesday from 9-10 a.m. exterior underneath the tent. Charge is $6/class. The main target is on stretching, strengthening, alignment and stability.
Senior Swim Program: On maintain for now.
Novices Line Dancing Class: Margo Jones holds a line dancing class that may be seen on native cable TV.
Tai Chi: Mark Warner’s Skilled Martial Arts Academy holds class exterior Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. There’s at the moment a ready record for this class.
Over 50 Basketball: On maintain for now.
Ping Pong: On maintain for now.
Pickleball: On maintain for now.
Ladies’s Bowling League: On maintain for now.
Golf: Thursdays at New Meadows, Topsfield. Contact Deb Gonzales at [email protected] or 978-312-1554 for data.
Playing cards and Video games
Mabel Smyth Bridge Group: Wednesdays and Fridays 12:30-4 p.m. Skilled new members and singles are welcome. No companion is required.
Rummikube: Mondays at 1 p.m.
Scrabble: Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.
Dominoes: Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Mah Jong: Tuesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m.
Cribbage: Tuesdays at 1 p.m.
Chess: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m.
Canasta: Mondays and Thursdays at 1 p.m.
For Your Good Well being
Blood Stress Clinic/Polarity/Reiki Remedy: At present on maintain.
Polarity: Second and fourth Tuesday of every month, starting at 9 a.m.. Price is $4 per 20 minute session. On maintain for now.
Reiki Remedy: Third Friday of every month. Periods begin at 9 a.m. and final 25 minutes. Free. Name to schedule appointment. On maintain for now.
Podiarty Clinic: Appointments can be found from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Insurance coverage is accepted or personal pay for $35. Name for an appointment. Dr. Van Ess is at the moment scheduled to return in July. There’s a ready record.
Teams and Golf equipment
Stitching Group: On maintain for now.
Knit2gether: Be part of this vigorous knitting group on Tuesdays from 1-3:30 p.m. Knitters of all ranges are welcome to affix. This group might resume in the summertime. We will probably be in contact with members.
Inter-generational Program: Program might resume within the fall.
Senior Heart Van Transportation: inside Ipswich is obtainable each Monday by Thursday from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m.–midday. Name the Senior Heart 24 hours upfront to schedule a experience, 978-356-6650. There’s a $2 round-trip donation. Please Be aware: For booked appointments, we are going to get you there on time, however return time might take some time resulting from unexpected circumstances.
Grocery Procuring to Market Basket: Please restrict grocery baggage to not more than 4 per journey. Pickup begins at 1 p.m. To assist the setting, think about using recyclable baggage. Mark them along with your title or another ornament to make sure that you get the proper baggage!
Out-Of-City Medical Transportation: Provided by Outreach Program. Please name the Senior Heart at 978-356-6650 at the very least 72 hours upfront to schedule a experience offered by volunteers or CATA. The CATA (Cape Ann Transit Authority) medical van goes to Lahey Peabody and Danvers, Mass Normal and the North Shore Heart for Outpatient Care in Danvers, the Cummings Heart, Fresenius Medical Heart and Beverly Hospital Campus each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 9 a.m. to five p.m. As a consequence of ridership, CATA suggests you convey a snack and studying materials as wait instances can range. Our volunteer drivers are nonetheless taking people to appointments exterior of the CATA service space. In the event you want a medical experience, please contact the Senior Heart to make preparations.
Triad Council: TRIAD’S ongoing applications encompass the File for Life, CARFiT, yellow dot program, shredder program, free batteries and set up of smoke detectors, lockbox program, correct disposal of unused medicines and syringes on the Ipswich Police Station and City Corridor, home numbering service for senior residents and Security Sand for Seniors. All freed from cost. These applications might save a life. Name Beth Wright on the COA at 978-356-6650 for details about all these applications. All are welcome to affix this board.
Library Books Delivered To Homebound Seniors: Name the Ipswich Public Library at 978-356-6648 to order your books and our COA van will choose up and ship them to your private home. When you have web entry at residence, you may test the library catalog at http://ipswichlibrary.org.
Shine Counseling: Info and steerage for medical health insurance data, help for Medicare beneficiaries together with MassHealth, and assist with prescription plans each Friday and one Monday/month on the COA from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please name 978-356-6650 for an appointment.
Notary Service: The City Clerk has supplied to notarize paperwork for Ipswich seniors. She will notarize most paperwork besides will and actual property paperwork. Carry your unsigned paperwork and correct ID to the Clerk’s Workplace.
Pet Care Mission: Helps needy senior residents to take excellent care of their family pets. Grants can be utilized for routine medical care, particularly spaying/neutering and photographs. If meals provides are wanted, chances are you’ll apply for these, as nicely. For extra data, contact Beth Wright.
Ipswich Rotary Membership Provides Small Chore And Restore Program: Native Rotarians assist with small chores round your private home. Name Beth Wright at 978-356-6650 to request help.
Senior Charliecard Cross: Apply on the Senior Heart for a senior charge (65+) cross which can be utilized for discounted journey on all MBTA transportation. Name Sheila Taylor at 978-356-6650 to set a time to finish the applying. Carry a photograph id and your present Charlie Card if in case you have one.
The Open Door Cell Market: Free month-to-month produce and groceries for enrolled seniors on the third Friday of every month from 10-11 a.m.
Meals On Wheels: Touring meals program gives a nutritionally balanced lunch to Ipswich seniors unable to arrange their very own. Contact SeniorCare’s Meals on Wheels Program at 1-866-927-1050.
Congregate Meal Website: Day by day meals are served within the operate room at Caroline Ave. housing at midday every weekday. A $2 donation is requested. Any senior is welcome to attend. Name 978-356-2481 by 10 a.m. the day earlier than the meal to order a spot. Closed for now.
The Open Door Ipswich Meals Pantry: The Ipswich Meals Pantry is situated at #00 Southern Heights in Ipswich close to the Housing Authority Workplace and is open Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to five p.m. and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you’re in want of meals, please drop by.
Meals Stamps: For low-income single individuals and households. For qualification data and an utility name 1-800-645-8333.
Ipswich Dinner Bell: Neighborhood meal sponsored by native church buildings and neighborhood teams. Each Monday from 5-6 p.m. on the Masonic Corridor, 70 Topsfield Street. All ages are welcome.
Native Help Applications
Protecting Companies For Elders: The Protecting Companies Program for Ipswich seniors is SeniorCare, Inc. at 1-800-922-2275. Name 24 hours/day for elder abuse or neglect. They’ll work with the best diploma of confidentiality for delicate conditions.
Gasoline Help: If you’re in want of monetary help with your private home heating payments, please contact the Gasoline Help Program (Motion Power) at 978-281-3900 or Beth Wright on the COA, 978-356-6650.
Veterans Companies: Contact Karen Tyler, director of Veterans Companies at 978-356-3915 in case you are a veteran or widow(er) of a veteran to see should you qualify for any veteran advantages.
CATA Transportation: To Market Basket in Rowley Friday mornings and rides to Blackburn Heart Day Care. Name 978-768-6277 for data.
Used Medical Tools: The Masonic Corridor in Ipswich shops donated, used medical tools equivalent to walkers, rest room seats, canes and sometimes wheelchairs. Name George Wallich at 978-697-3920, Jason Dorr at 978-836-2434 or the Masonic Corridor at 978-356-9716 to donate objects or for data on acquiring objects.
Advantages Checkup: A web based software that screens your eligibility for federal, state and personal advantages applications which are obtainable to assist. You possibly can apply for lots of the applications on-line or you may print an utility type. Go to http://benefitscheckup.org to begin the method or contact Outreach Coordinator, Beth Wright, who might help you on the Senior Heart.
Seniorcare, Inc.: Provides data, referral and advocacy on a variety of aging-related points. They coordinate in!residence providers, equivalent to homemaking, private care, or meals on wheels to assist individuals to stay unbiased in their very own houses. Name toll free 1-866-927-1050 or go to their web site at http://seniorcareinc.org.
Oak Hill Flats: Name for information and utility for reasonably priced housing at Oak Hill Flats in downtown Ipswich at 978-356-1530. Rents are primarily based on 30% of adjusted revenue.
Ipswich Housing Authority: For data on reasonably priced senior housing at Agawam Village, Caroline Avenue and Memorial Corridor, name the Ipswich Housing Authority at 978-356-2860.
Whipple Annex Housing: For data on housing at 27 Inexperienced St., name 9789221305, ext. 202.
Cable Gardens Flats: For data on senior housing at 126 County Street, name 978-356-1199.
Open Laptop Time: From 8 a.m.-4 p.m. within the Senior Heart lounge space.
ICAM Cable Present: “Ipswich COA Right this moment-Dwelling Sensible, Dwelling Nicely.” Use channel 9 for Comcast and 33 for Verizon. Present instances are: Sundays at Midday, Mondays at 8 p.m., Thursdays at 11 a.m., Fridays at 1:30 p.m.
Constituents’ Inquiries: Dick Curran, Assistant to Sen. Bruce Tarr, involves the Senior Heart as soon as monthly to handle any points you might have. No appointment is critical.
Shredder Accessible: Please restrict shredding to half-hour. The shredder is on the market most days.