Edgartown Council on Aging — October 2021

The Anchors, home of the Edgartown Council on Aging. — Ralph Stewart

The Edgartown Council on Aging serves as an information and referral source to long-term services and supports available to older adults. Masks are required in all town buildings. In-person programs are subject to cancellation or change with limited notice, due to COVID-related concerns. Open Monday-Friday, 9 to 4.

To stay updated on programs, sign up to receive our emails and monthly digital newsletter by emailing Meris at mkeating@edgartown-ma.us or calling 508-627-4368.

September 2021 updates and events

HAMV Advance Care Planning Workshop. Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 1 pm on Zoom. Be prepared. Learn to communicate your wishes and navigate sensitive conversations around the end of life. You will learn about standard and personalized forms to document your directives, and where and with whom to keep them. Give yourself and your loved ones peace of mind. Email Meris at mkeating@edgartown-ma.us.

Fish Distribution at the Anchors! Wednesdays, Oct. 6 and 13. You must call ahead to register for the 8:30 or 9 am time slot. Outdoor pickup, masks required.

You must call at least 24 hours in advance to register for lunches.

Brown Bag Lunch pickup at the ECOA. Tuesdays, 11 am to 12:30 pm. $3. See newsletter for weekly offering.

Introducing Friday Café To-Go! Pickup at the Anchors, Fridays 11 am to 12:30 pm. $5. See newsletter for weekly selection.

Tai Chi with Nan Doty*, Wednesdays 9:30 to 10:30, followed by tea.

Tai Chi Qigong for Octogenarians Via Zoom. Wednesdays, 11 am through Dec. 15.

Yoga with Carol Vega*, Tuesdays at 9 am.

*Tai Chi and Yoga are held at the Anchors, masks required until further notice. First-time students must call or email to register.