Spotlight: Oxford County

Aging is thriving in all three of the counties we serve. This month I’d like to highlight some big happenings in Oxford County.

Shadagee Ramblers Benefit Meals on Wheels

Local band, Shadagee Ramblers, will perform on Sunday, May 22, at 2 to 5 PM at the American Legion Hall, 595 Gore Road, Locke Mills, as a benefit for Meals on Wheels Program in Oxford County. Live music, a 50/50 raffle, pie auction, refreshments and lots of good old fashioned fun. Admission is $10 at the door, those under 12 are free. Come join the fun, and support the Meals on Wheels program of SeniorsPlus. For more information, contact Valerie Cole at 513-3722.

Frauds and Scams: How to Protect Yourself

Scams and identity theft rob millions of Americans every year. Learn to recognize common scams and what you can do to avoid them. You’ll learn about useful resources and receive your own fraud prevention guide from AARP. Monday, May 16, at noon at the Peru Old Elementary School. To register for this workshop presented by Valerie Cole of SeniorsPlus, call 1-800-427-1241 to register.

Bethel, Newry, Woodstock and Greenwood Becoming Age Friendly

A group of forward-thinking community members in these four towns came together and are beginning the process of becoming age-friendly, or, a place where everyone can age in place. This group received a small AARP grant to start the community assessment process. Watch for big changes – and your chance to be part of this process. What changes do you feel are needed to make it possible to stay at home as long as possible in Bethel, Newry, Woodstock or Greenwood? Want more information or join the project? Call Allen Cressy at 824-0508.

Save The Date: Aging Well Living Well Expo

SeniorsPlus will hold its 10th Aging Well Living Well Expo at Sunday River on Friday, October 7. Mark your calendars now and watch for more information in July.

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