Millis Senior Center Highlights December 2020Nov 28, 2020 01:31PM ● By Chuck Tashjian
The Millis Senior Center is located at 900 Main Street on the ground floor of the Veterans Memorial building. For more information call (508) 376- 7051 Regular Events: Have been postponed until further notice. Face Coverings Required for Entry Phase 3 Limited Programing Medicare's Open Enrollment Period Ends December 7th SHINE - Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone Counselors provide helpful information and resources tailored to fit your specific circumstances at no charge to you. You can talk with a counselor by phone or Zoom meeting, communicate via email, or drop off a Medicare Drug Plan pre-enrollment form at your Senior Center. In order to respect social distancing guidelines, all counseling will occur remotely during the 2020 open enrollment period. Contact the Center at 376-7051 to schedule a telephone consultation with our certified SHINE Counselor. Scavenger Hunt Let's have a little F-U-N together! The COA is going to host a FREE Virtual Scavenger Hunt through Zoom on Tuesday, December 15th at 1 p.m. To participate, you'll need a computer or device with a camera, so we can see each other, and the Zoom app. This is how it will work...I'll ask you a question about a common item, and then you'll have to go find the item somewhere in your house. Points will be given to the person who returns with the item the quickest. Play alone, or with other members in your household. We will play for approximately 30 minutes, and the person with the most points will be crowned the winner! If you would like to join the scavenger hunt, call the Center by Wednesday, December 8th at 376-7051 to sign-up. We will need your email address. A Zoom link will then be sent to everyone who signed-up. Come join in the fun! Podiatrist, Dr. Cooper As we age it gets tougher and tougher to trim those pesky toenails. Dr. Cooper will be here on Wednesday, December 2nd from 9-10 to trim your toenails for you. $35. at the Center and $60. for a home visit. Please call for appointment. When you arrive for your appointment call 376-7051, and we will meet you out in the parking lot and escort you in. We are taking all necessary precautions to keep everyone safe. Fuel Assistance Fuel Assistance Applications are now available. Income guidelines are as follows: 1 person household $39,105~ 2-family household $51,137. Please call the Center with your name and address or email address, and we will mail the information which outlines the necessary documents required. Once you get all the documents together, call for a telephone appointment with Becky. Blood Pressure Checks Thursday, December 3rd and 17th from 11-11:30 a.m. Appointment only. Please call when you arrive. We will meet you in the parking lot and do a temperature check and verbal wellness screening before you enter the Center. Drive Through Bread and Pastry Every Thursday from 10- 10:30 a.m. No sign-up required. No contact. Tables at rear of the building. Come in via Park Rd. (please do not drive through parking lot) Stay in your vehicle. We will ask you what you would like, and staff will bring you the baked goods. Trader Joes Free Flower and Puzzle Giveaway Tuesday, December 8th and 22nd from 2-2:30 p.m. No signup required Outside in rear parking lot on Park Street. Masks and 5-ft. social distancing required. Holly’s Outdoor Chair Yoga Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Sign-ups required, $3. Outside behind ramp entry. Limited to 10 participants with 14 ft. of social distancing. Millis residents will be signed-up first. Fitness Room: • Will follow Town Hall entry guidelines above, with masks, temperature screening and verbal well-check. • 4 person capacity in the room at one time, so call ahead for reservation. • Please keep 14 feet distance between others at all times • Wipe every machine down after use with provided wipes TRANSPORTATION: Medical and Shopping only 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday - Thursday only • Temperature checks and verbal wellness screening of all passengers upon pick-up • Limit 3 per trip. 2 passengers on van 1. 1 passenger in vehicle. • Riders are to sit separately • Masks required for all passengers and driver. • We will clean and disinfect surfaces in the vehicle between transporting passengers. OUTREACH— APPOINTMENT ONLY: - Available Now • All requests for appointments will given instructions regarding policies and a verbal health screening at the time of booking. • Please take your temperature prior to coming into the Center. Any temperature 100.4 F or greater is considered a fever, please reschedule. • Residents arrive for their program through the ramp entry only. Mask required. • Please arrive no earlier than your scheduled time, and call (508) 376-7051. A staff member will unlock the door and escort you into the building. • Temperature checks and verbal wellness screening required. • Only one person allowed at receptionist desk at a time. • EVERYONE must sign-in at the My Senior Center database for contact tracing requirements. (Must use sanitizer before and after using MSC database.) • At least six-feet of social distancing required.