Marlborough Senior Center announces July events, programs


Marlborough – The Marlborough Senior Center, located at 250 Main St., has announced its programs for the month of July.

Friday, July 13, starting at 2 p.m., enjoy a “Summer Afternoon Musical Delight” with the Golden Tones Chorus. This will be a lovely afternoon filled with wonderful music and dance. Bring a friend of any age (not too young, though) and enjoy this performance.? Pound cake and lemonade will be provided. The fee is $2, and sign-up is required by calling 508-485-6492.

Monday, July 16, Historical & Current Perspectives with Dr. Gary Hylander will be presented at 1:15 p.m. Historian and Adjunct Professor of Framingham State University, Dr. Gary Hylander who will lead participants in “Lincoln at Gettysburg,” the second of a three-part series highlighting significant historical influence on our country's evolution. Come enjoy this lecture and discussion series. A light “period” refreshments will be served.

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will present a seminar series, “Helping Older Adults Search for Health Information On-Line” starting July 12, at 1:30 p.m. Sessions 2 and 3 will be held July 19 and the third July 26, respectively. The focus will be on finding reliable health information and the MCPHS staff and students will lead three classes on the following topics: Introduction to Medline Plus, Medline Plus: Drugs & Supplements, and Evaluating Health Websites.

Each class of the health series will last about two hours; computers will be provided or you can bring you own (just let the Marlborough Senior Center know). Seniors who attend all three classes will receive a certificate of completion and a $30 gift card. For this great learning opportunity, RSVP to 508-485-6492.

Also, July 20, “The Food Pyramid Through the Decades” will be held at 12 p.m. Stacey Panagotopulos, a dietician from the Southborough Medical Group, will be on hand present the seminar.

This informative seminar will trace the history of the Food Pyramid and how it has changed through the decades. In addition, a thorough review of current pyramid recommendations will be explored to ensure a healthy diet. If time allows, individual questions will also be taken and answered. Please note that a healthy lunch will be provided during this lunchtime seminar. To register, call 508-485-6492 or stop by the Marlborough Senior Center office.

Finally, Monday, July 23, at 1:30 p.m., attorney Tracey Ingle will be hosting the second of a three-part series. The topic is “Where is it?” Ingle will discuss topics that are unique to seniors, as well as take questions from the audience concerning Elder Law. She will also discuss how to make an action plan in case of crisis, as well as what new guidelines Massachusetts has adopted and what services are available to senior Massachusetts residents.

This second session will include suggestions for organizing forms, contact information, health information, and other important documents and items the family needs. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP for this legal time with attorney Ingle by calling 508-485-6492.