Up-Island Council on Aging — October 2021

Howes House, the location of the Up-Island Council on Aging. — Mae Deary

The Up-Island Council on Aging will be closed on Oct. 11, reopening Oct. 12.

Yoga with Shanta! Thursdays at 9:30 am
Yoga with Shanta is a very gentle style that includes using a chair, standing, and floor exercise. Shanta Gabriel began Hatha Yoga classes in 1975 when she was 30. She continues to believe that the gentle stretching movement of yoga is one of the best ways for seniors to stay strong and flexible in the physical body.

Audiology Clinic, 1:30 to 4 pm at Indian Hill Medical Center
Hearing loss and increased challenges in communicating are realities to many in our aging communities. Howes House has teamed up with Dr. Lesley Segal of Vineyard Audiology for monthly individual hearing clinics and presentations, the fourth Tuesday of the month. Call us to make an appointment.

Discussion Group
Weekly discussion group, Tuesdays 1:30 to 3 pm on the patio. Join our popular discussion group for discussions of contemporary and controversial subjects. All are welcome.

Island Grown Initiative (IGI) Mobile Market
Mobile Market will be at Howes House on Tuesdays, 2:45 to 4pm. Preorder pickups from 2:45 to 3 pm, then open market from 3 to 4 pm.This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase local produce from various Island farms. SNAP and HIP benefits accepted! The mobile market is for all ages and incomes!

Derby Fish Distribution
We are so thankful to have the fish distribution again this year! Our day for distribution is Thursdays! Thank you, fishermen and women for the donations!

Some programs may remain virtual, dependent on class size. Please call to see the status of your favorite program, at 508-693-2896.