Entries by Ellen Lahr

New: Free Legal Clinic on Thursdays

The Claire Teague Senior Center is now hosting a free weekly legal clinic on Thursdays from 11:30-12:30. No appointments required; simply drop in. The clinic is staffed by the Berkshire Center for Justice, which offers services for prospective clients who are 60 or older. A Community Lunch is also offered at this time, for a… Read More »

Pre-Diabetes and Your Health

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 12:30 pm  If it isn’t full-blown diabetes, why does it matter? The “pre” language may lead you to believe it isn’t serious, but pre-diabetes puts you at a higher risk for not only Type 2 diabetes but also for heart disease and stroke. Taking steps now can reverse it, or prevent it from… Read More »

Learn to Meditate

Tuesdays, Sept. 10-Oct. 15, 2:15 pm Cost: $30 You probably know that meditation can improve your brain functions, reduce stress hormones, lower blood pressure, and offer a range of other health benefits. BUT, here’s what you may not know: There’s more than one way to meditate! There are at least 5 different techniques for meditation, and… Read More »

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Road Trip 10/18: Salem, Massachusetts

The Claire Teague Senior Center and Sheffield Senior Center are collaborating with a day trip to historic Salem, Massachusetts, on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. Guests will be “on their own” for this day trip to this lovely a coastal town, which is rich with maritime history, colonial architecture and witchcraft tales. The Peabody Essex Museum… Read More »