“Connecting Veterans to Resources & Support” subject of November Seniors Count workshop
NASHUA – Focus of the November Seniors Count workshop will be on how to connect to services provided to Veterans, including the new “Ask the Question” and “Veterans Independence Program” offered through the ServiceLink Resource Center.
The free workshop will be held on Monday, November 9, 2015 beginning at 1:00pm.
Lisa McNamee and Gail Randlett from the ServiceLink-Hillsborough County will present the workshop.
The Nashua Senior Activity Center is located at 70 Temple St. The workshop begins at 1:00pm and is open to the public. Please call Beth Todgham, Seniors Count-Nashua facilitator for Southern New Hampshire Services at (603) 889-3440 x 132 for more information.
The workshop is one of a series of programs designed to provide area residents with information on resources available to them as they age.
The Breakfast Exchange Club of Nashua is providing refreshments for the workshop as a way to thank Veterans for their service.
Workshop participants are invited to come early and enjoy lunch offered by St. Joseph Community Services (Meals on Wheels) at the Nashua Senior Activity Center. A $2 donation is requested for diners age 60 and over; the price is slightly higher for those under 60. Pre-registration for lunch is required. Call Steve, SJCS site manager, at 882-2106 to reserve your lunch. Lunch is served at 11:45am.
Past workshops have included topics on senior fraud and identity theft, clutter control, the importance of nutrition as you age, and understanding what a loved one with dementia is experiencing. Programs have been filmed by Nashua’ Education Channel 99. They can be viewed on-line at http://nashua.ezstream.com.
Southern New Hampshire Services, ServiceLink Resource Center, the Nashua Public Library, and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services-Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services provide additional support for the workshops.