Friday, February 3, 2023

Monthly updates for the 55+ community on Martha’s Vineyard from M.V. Center for Living, the Dukes County veterans agent, and the Council on Aging for each town, plus articles about elder law, medicare, and more.

SHINE: Medicare Counseling

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Bill Redmond, interim SHINE regional manager 508-375-6762 | wiliam.redmond@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Dept. of Human Services | 3195 Main St. | P.O. Box 427 | Barnstable, MA...

Veterans’ Corner

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An audiologist will now be making monthly visits to the VA for hearing aid maintenance. Dates will vary, so please call Dukes County Veterans...

M.V. Center For Living update

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M.V. Center For Living, the Island’s Dementia and Caregiver Support Network Leslie Clapp, executive director 508-939-9440, lesliec@mvcenter4living.org mvcenter4living.org MVCL will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, for Presidents’...

Elder Law with Frank and Mary: What Frank and Mary (and...

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Many people start to think about having or updating their estate plan when they are in their 60s. One thing that is of utmost...

Noteworthy February 55+

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AARP Tax Aide Program Volunteers, certified and trained under the AARP Tax Aide Program, will again offer free income tax preparation assistance for taxpayers, with...

Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard

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Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard Making Martha's Vineyard an Aging-Friendly Island Cindy Trish, executive director 508-693-7900, ext.455 VTA-OCB Ophthalmologist Transportation Pilot Healthy Aging M.V. has partnered with Vineyard Transit Authority...

Up-Island Council on Aging: February 2023

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Up-Island Council on Aging, Howes House Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm, Closed Holidays Joyce Albertine, director; Bethany Hammond, assistant director Susan Merrill, outreach coordinator;...

Edgartown Council on Aging: February 2023

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Edgartown Council on Aging, The Anchors 10 Daggett St. Administrator: Lyndsay Famariss 508-627-4368 lfamariss@edgartown-ma.us Weekly Events Monday 10 am: Salsa with Christina Montoya 12:30 pm: Bridge 1 pm: Journaling Group Tuesday ...

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging: February 2023

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Oak Bluffs Council on Aging 21 Wamsutta Ave. Rose M. Cogliano, administrator, 508-693-4509, ext. 3 February Highlights Weekly Exercise in-person and on Zoom Monday 9 am – group exercise with...

Tisbury Council on Aging: February 2023

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Tisbury Senior Center Director: Joyce Stiles-Tucker Call 508-696-4205 for information and program registration. Please note: Face masks are required at the Tisbury Senior Center. Diabetes Support Group: Caregivers...

Start 2023 on a strong note

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The top New Year’s resolution is exercise, with 52 percent choosing to hit the gym more often. Gyms fill up in January, but the...

M.V. Center for Living update

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M.V. Center For Living, the Island’s Dementia and Caregiver Support Network Leslie Clapp, executive director 508-939-9440 lesliec@mvcenter4living.org mvcenter4living.org MVCL will be closed Jan. 2, 2023, and Jan. 16, 2023. Regular...