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Get in the (Olympic) Game, Seniors!

February 20th, 2018

The Massachusetts Senior Games are Coming Your Way   Olympic fever has been sweeping the country this month. We’re all armchair athletes as we watch feats of strength, speed, and grace that seem physically impossible right from our own living rooms. The competition truly unites the country—and the world—as we all band together to root […]

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Gentle Yoga for 55+ and Beginners

January 11th, 2018

When: Thursday, Feb 01, 2018 11:00a – 12:00p Where: Art & Soul Yoga 91 Hampshire St. Cambridge, MA 02139 Admission: $15 Gentle Senior Yoga / Beginner Yoga, suitable for anyone else wishing for a gentle yet effective yoga class, regardless of age, experience (or lack of it), weight, or general stiffness. Need to start stretching, strengthening, rebuilding […]

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YMCA – ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS

December 28th, 2017

Older adults are some of our most loyal YMCA members. Here at the Y, seniors have a chance to keep active and grow in spirit, mind and body. New friends and new opportunities add joy to life. The Y also gives older adults a chance to volunteer their time and talents with others, such as children […]

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Chair Yoga with Ali Singer

December 21st, 2017

Thursday, January 19 | 2 – 3 p.m.COMMONWEALTH SALON, CENTRAL LIBRARY IN COPLEY SQUARE, 700 BOYLSTON STREET, BOSTON MA 02116 Chair Yoga with Ali SingerA gentle form of yoga is practiced while sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support.

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The 6 Best Exercises for Preventing Falls in Older Adults

December 15th, 2017

Falls happen, no matter your age. But the truth is, the higher your age, the more susceptible you are to falling. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pegged falling the leading cause of injury and death among adults age 65 and older. But don’t think that having a forest of candles on your […]

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Zumba Thursdays at the Brookline Senior Center

December 7th, 2017

Zumba Gold Thursdays thru December Zumba gold with instructor Emily Brenner Thursdays from 1:30 – 2:30.   New classes Thursday, December 7, Thursday, December 14 and Thursday, December 21.  Session:  by the class $7,  free to Brookline Housing Authority residents.   – – Sponsored by the Brookline Multi-Service Senior Center Corp

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10 Ways to Help the Elderly in Winter

November 20th, 2017

Winter can bring many healthcare challenges for older people, especially those with mobility issues or those who are homebound. Ellen McCabe, director of professional education for HopeHealth, a non-profit healthcare organization providing medical care, care management, and support services in eastern Massachusetts, knows the dangers associated with winter weather all too well. “There are emotional risks, such as […]

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Brookline Fitness Center

June 6th, 2017

If you enjoy exercise but don’t want to go to a big gym, try the Senior Center. The gym is quiet, has wonderful equipment and supportive staff. Open Monday‐Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. For more information or to register call Sharon Devine at 617‐730‐2769.

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GO THE DISTANCE

May 23rd, 2017

The Third Annual “GO THE DISTANCE” STATE WALKING CHALLENGE Date: 06-10-2017 Time: 10:00 AM Location: West Boylston Middle School/High School We’re doing it again! Get Ready to Walk 1 Mile The Third Annual “GO THE DISTANCE” STATE WALKING CHALLENGE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCIATION OF COUNCILS ON AGING AND SENIOR CENTERS Join us June 10, 2017 […]

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4 Exercise trends for older adults

April 28th, 2017

Yoga The sequences of stretching and posing that yoga uses to tone and build muscle have been increasing in popularity for the past five to 10 years. Further, the benefits of yoga include increased joint flexibility, less arthritis pain, relaxation that aids in sleep, and lower blood pressure. SeniorFitness.net has a great overview for seniors who […]

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