Oak Bluffs Council on Aging: June 2024

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The Oak Bluffs Council on Aging on Wamsutta Avenue. — Mae Deary

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging
21 Wamsutta Ave.
508-693-4509, ext. 3
oakbluffsma.gov/152/Council-on-Aging

Weekly Exercise, In-person and Zoom

Monday
9 am, Exercise with Patience Campbell and Marilyn Miller
Zoom: bit.ly/OBExercise

Thursday
9 am, Exercise with Bill White
Zoom: bit.ly/OBExercise

Friday
9 am, Exercise/Tai Chi with Floyd Lifton
Zoom: bit.ly/ZoomFloyd

To join the exercise groups by phone, call 301-715-8562 or 312-626-6799.
Meeting ID: 897 4727 1394
Passcode: 188397

June 2024 Highlights

Coffee All Day — 9 am to 3 pm. Refreshments are served during all of our programs.

Mondays

  • Blood Pressure Clinic with Nurse Faith Laskaris, June 3 and June 17, 12:30 – 1:30 pm.
  • Tech Time with Clair Yi-Pellegrino, 11 am – 1 pm, June 10, 17, 24.
  • Chair Volleyball, 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Come have fun and meet new friends. Dress comfortably.
  • Social Security Video Display program, June 24 at 10 am. Please call 508-693-4509, ext. 3, for an appointment.

Tuesdays

  • Peticare with Darci, June 4 and June 18, 10 am. Nail clipping for dogs, cats, rabbits, birds. Dogs on leash, other animals arrive in their carriers. No charge! Call Rose to schedule an appointment at 508-693-4509, ext. 3. If time is available, walk-ins are welcome.
  • Wellness Clinic, June 4, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
  • Oak Bluffs Council on Aging and Oak Bluffs Police Department Luncheons —  12 pm, June 11 and 25. Please note the change for the day of week. The luncheons have been moved to Tuesdays. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you! Reservations are required. Call 508-693-4509, ext. 3.

Tuesdays and Thursdays

  • Crochet and Knit, 1 – 3 pm. Bring a friend!
  • Cornhole, 1 – 3 pm, Come and play cornhole with us. It’s a blast! Dress comfortably.

Wednesdays

  • Bingo! June 5, 12, 26, 1 – 3 pm
  • Coffee and Conversations with a Cop, June 5, 10:30 am. Meet Chief Searle’s great team.
  • Coffee and Conversation with a Department Head, June 26, 10 am. Please come and meet our building commissioner, Matthew Rossi!
  • Dominoes, June 26, 1 pm

Fridays

  • Smart Phone Mastery, 11 am – 1 pm, with Rachel and Char Rooney. Come and learn to love your smartphone. Get more comfortable with texting, browsing, and snapping and posting pictures.
  • Coloring Get-Together, 12:30 – 2:30 pm. Come to chat, color, and meet new friends!

Outreach
Assistant administrator and outreach coordinator Ann Raymond is here to assist you and family members. Ann is here Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4 pm. Please call her at 508-693-4509, ext. 4.

Bus passes for sale
Bus passes to travel the VTA bus line are available to adults 65-plus at a reduced cost of $40. Available Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.

We offer year-round assistance with applications and forms, durable medical equipment, fuel assistance, insurance assistance, Lifeline, monthly Social Security Video Display program, SNAP, and telephone reassurance calls.

We are closed on Wednesday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth.

All programs are subject to change. New programs are on the horizon, so be on the lookout!