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The next Tuesday Connections is September 15, 2015

“Take a Stand to Prevent Falls” — Bolton Celebrates Fall Prevention Awareness Month. Join a group of talented professionals to find out how best to avoid falls, and improve your overall health and well being.  Join us: 11:00 a.m. followed by a delicious lunch prepared by FOBS volunteers

senior cookout

Friends of Bolton Seniors was a great success….it was hot but fun was had by all!  Thanks to all the volunteers and also Bolton Lions for cooking.

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fuel assistance

You know Winter is around the corner…. our Fuel Assistance Program continues. In 2015, FOBS supplied 20 seniors with 150 gallons of oil at no charge through generous donations from the Bolton community. Help us continue to provide this much needed assistance — contribute today or contact Terry at 978-634-1025 for more information.

annual membership drive

Friends of the Bolton Seniors is currently having its membership drive. Through generous donations from the Bolton community, FOBS has been able to help with services and programs for Bolton Seniors. Of course many seniors stay active; but others need our help. Please join us in fulfilling our mission by becoming a member.

books to go

The Friends of Bolton Seniors  and the Friends of the Bolton Public Library are pleased to announce Books to Go. Books to go aims to bring reading material and audiobooks to homebound residents. Learn more about this new and exciting program…

need assistance?

If you are a senior in need of fuel, utility, food, or other assistance, our list organizations and agencies can help. View our resource list now.

Free Cell Phones. Qualified seniors may enroll for free cell phones from Safelink Wireless at http://www.safelinkwireless.com (800-977-3768) or Assurance Wireless at 888-898-4888. If you have any questions about either plan, please call Terry Abdalian at 978-634-1025.

heat tips for the elderly

People aged 65 years and older are more prone to heat stress than younger people. If you have elderly relatives or neighbors, or are older yourself, the following can help avoid heat-related stress:

  • Visit older adults at risk at least twice a day and watch them for signs of heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
  • Recommend that they visit (or take them if they have transportation problems) to air-conditioned locations – such as the Senior Center or Bolton Public Library.
  • Make sure older adults have access to an electric fan whenever possible.

In order to make sure Bolton seniors are safe, FOBS is looking for donations of fans and air conditioners in good working order, which can be given to Bolton seniors in need. Please contact Mary Boyd at 978-779-2740 or Terry Abdalian at 978-634-1025 if you have a donation or would like a fan to keep you cool this summer.

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