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CMAA UPDATES

A Successful COVID-19 Booster Clinic and Senior Job Fair at CMAA

Thank you to all the organizations and participants who made our COVID-19 Booster Clinic and Senior Job Fair a huge success. We distributed over 150 vaccine boosters in a single day along with gift cards and other goodies! Thank you to UMass Memorial Health for helping to make this possible.

Follow our social media for more COVID-19 resources and local vaccine events.

 

CMAA UPDATES

Sign Up for the Central MA Senior Dental Clinic

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Have you heard about the Central Massachusetts Senior Dental Clinic? Through a partnership between CMAA and Quinsigamond Community College’s Dental program, this clinic offers comprehensive dental assessments, cleanings, x-rays, fluoride treatments and other services for older adults ages 55+ in Central Massachusetts FREE OF CHARGE! Transportation to and from the clinic is provided by Yellow Cab, an additional program partner.

To schedule an appointment with the Central MA Senior Dental Clinic, call 508-854-4306 Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm.

Check out this excellent piece from Spectrum 1 News Worcester for more details!

 

COVID-19 UPDATES

Please note that face masks are now required in Worcester as per an order from the the City.

Mouth and nose coverings are now required in all indoor spaces open to the public in the City of Worcester. This includes, but is not limited to, businesses, retail, restaurants, bars, clubs, places of assembly, and fitness establishments. This order will remain in effect until further notice.

Not in Worcester? Contact your local health department to learn more about your town or city’s face mask policies.

 

COVID-19 UPDATES

Unsure of where to get a booster shot or vaccine? There are several ways to do so in Massachusetts:

  • Visit VaxFinder.Mass.Gov and search for a location near you
  • Call 2-1-1 to speak to someone and find an appointment

For additional vaccine availability questions, take a look at this helpful article from AARP Massachusetts. You can also consult the Mass.Gov website for details.

Please note, all adults over the age of 18 are now encouraged by the CDC to receive a booster shot.

 

 

EVENTS & RESOURCES

Elder Services of Worcester Area, Inc. will have its next “Making Connections Memory Café” on Thursday, December 14th at Emmanuel Lutheran in Worcester. This meeting will feature a holiday concert! RSVP required. Contact memorycafe@eswa.org to register.

Please note this is a field trip. They will not be meeting at the Senior Center; the date is the 2nd Tuesday of December, not the 3rd.

 

 

EVENTS & RESOURCES

Make clay Christmas ornaments with Christine Tansen at the Uxbridge Senior Center on Monday, December 6th and 13th. On December 6th, participants will make the ornaments and on December 13th, they will be decorated. Class is limited and there is a $5 cost per person required at sign up.

Contact the Uxbridge Senior Center at (508) 278-8622 to register.

 

 

EVENTS & RESOURCES

Join the Executive Office of Elder Affairs on Wednesday, December 8th from 12:00-1:00PM for the latest “Caring for the Caregiver” Webinar Series. Learn more about navigating family dynamics in caregiving responsibilities. Register today at http://bit.ly/2ZKAs2Y

 

 

EVENTS & RESOURCES

Medicare Open Enrollment ends on Tuesday, December 7th. If you are looking to enroll, visit Medicare.Gov to view and compare plans.

Have questions? Call 1-800-MEDICARE or visit www.medicare.gov/talk-to-someone

 

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