Up-Island Council on Aging: April 2023

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

Howes House
1042 State Rd., West Tisbury
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm, closed holidays

April Offerings

  • “A Matter of Balance,” April 4, 11, 18, 25 – next class will be offered in July at the Tisbury COA.
  • April 6, Weekly luncheons return to the Howes House, Thursdays at 12:30 pm.
  • April 9, Easter dinner delivered to your door. Must order by Monday, April 3 – 508-693-2896.

In-person Programs

  • Margarita Kelly Fitness Class – Weekly on Wednesdays at 10 am.
  • Yoga with Kat (all levels) weekly on Wednesdays at 11 am.
  • Conni Baker Esq. at the UICOA – Legal service offered the second Tuesday of the month. Call 508-477-4502 to schedule an appointment.
  • Parkinson’s Group – Second Monday of the month at 1 pm (NEW TIME) – A support group providing an opportunity for people with Parkinson’s to share experiences, new information, and updated research.
  • Pedi Care — Fourth Monday of the month by appointment, 508-693-2896.
  • Knitters Group, Mondays at 7 pm – Contact Ginny at islandgirlwt@gmail.com.
  • Watercolor Group, Fridays at 1 pm – Bring your own supplies and enjoy an afternoon of painting still life with watercolor or medium of your choice.
  • Audiology Clinic – Fourth Tuesday of the Month by appointment, 508-693-2896

Virtual Programs

  • YOGA with Martha Abbott! Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 am – Email spiritmovesyou@gmail.com for sign-in info.
  • Strength Training with Katryn Gilbert! 9 am and 9:35 am, four times a week! 30-minute classes with a mix of strength training and a little cardio. katrynyerdon@prodigy.net for meeting information!
  • Gentle Yoga with KANTA on Zoom! Tuesdays at 11:30 am! Meeting ID 824 4775 7861, Passcode: 709904

The Howes House offers outreach; fuel assistance; SNAP; government surplus food distribution; notary services; Lifeline and Be Safer at Home; durable medical equipment; reassurance phone calls; File of Life; SHINE; and more!