COA Health and Wellness Services

Georgetown Council on Aging
Health and Wellness Programs and Activities

For information on any of the following services, contact the COA at (978) 352-5726.

Blood Pressure Clinic:

A visiting nurse is available to check blood pressure, blood glucose levels and discuss other medical concerns with elders on the first Wednesday of each month 9:30 -10:30 a.m. at the Georgetown Senior Community Center located at 51 North Street in Georgetown.

Wellness Education Programs:

Each month, the Georgetown Council on Aging hosts a variety of wellness and health education programs. Programs are generally held at the Georgetown Senior Community Center located at 51 North Street in Georgetown. Please refer to the monthly newsletter or the senior calendar for program topics, dates and times.

Yoga:

Weekly classes that involve gentle stretching with breathing techniques designed to improve balance, mobility and strength. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a floor mat. Classes are held each Monday, 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. at the Georgetown Senior Community Center located at 51 North Street in Georgetown. A $3 donation is suggested. Newcomers are welcome to attend.

Strength Training:

Weekly classes designed to increase strength, improve conditioning and mobility. Classes are held each Tuesday, 12:30 a.m. and Thursday at 10:45 a.m. at the Georgetown Senior Community Center located at 51 North Street in Georgetown. A $3 donation is suggested. Newcomers are welcome to attend.

Walking Program:

In partnership with the Georgetown School Department, an indoor walking program is underway during the school year on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2-3 p.m. at the Georgetown Senior Community Center located at 51 North Street in Georgetown. At their own pace, participants are able to walk a loop within the Perley School gymnasium. Walkers are asked to register with the Council on Aging before beginning the program.

Hot Lunch Program:

Providing a nutritious lunch with important socialization, lunch is served Monday through Wednesday noon at the Georgetown Senior Community Center located at 51 North Street in Georgetown. Reservations are needed three days in advance. Suggested donation is $2.

Men’s Breakfast:

Men’s breakfast held monthly on the first Thursday, 9:30 a.m at the Georgetown Senior Community Center located at 51 North Street in Georgetown. Enjoy a nutritious hot breakfast with socialization and educational speakers. Reservations are needed one week in advance.

Medical Transportation:

Through the NEET program, volunteer drivers are available to provide elders with transportation to medical appointments. A donation of 43 cents per mile is suggested. Arrangements are necessary three business days in advance.

Grocery Shop:

The COA van is available Tuesdays for weekly grocery shopping trips. Reservations are necessary two days in advance. A donation of $2 is suggested.