Annual Senior Conference to feature free breakfast and lunch, a variety of services, workshops, and entertainment
MARLBOROUGH— State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) today announced details for the 38th annual Senior Conference at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School Thursday, April 19th. The Senior Conference will feature a variety of services, workshops, food, and entertainment free for seniors in attendance.
“I am proud to host the 38th annual senior conference, and look forward to spend time hearing from older adults in my district,” said Sen. Eldridge. “Each year, this conference provides our older adults with information they can use to help them maintain healthy, financially secure, and independent lifestyles.”
Senator Eldridge will be joined by Auditor Suzanne Bump, Treasurer Deb Goldberg, Secretary of State William Galvin, Assistant Secretary of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs Carole Malone, State Representative Kate Hogan (D-Stow), State Representative Carmine Gentile (D-Sudbury), Governor’s Council Member Marilyn Devaney, and Superintendent of Assabet Valley Ernest F. Houle among other guests.
The annual conference has been a tradition in the Middlesex and Worcester District since 1980, and has been hosted by predecessors of Senator Eldridge’s, such as former Congressman Chet Atkins, former Governor Paul Cellucci, former Secretary of Environmental Affairs Robert Durand, and former State Senator Pam Resor.
The event features free coffee, donuts, and a hot, nutritious meal, health screenings, entertainment and door prizes. The conference will feature a variety of interactive workshops that cover a wide scope of topics such as health care, financial planning, fitness activities, nutrition tips, independent living and more.
This year’s free workshops include:
• “Food as Medicine” with Home Instead Senior Care
• “How to Protect Yourself from Scam and Identity Theft” with Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office
• “Know your Rights” with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
• “Being a Good Ancestor” with Ancestral Books, Legacy & Education
• “’What’s New?’ in Tourism” with the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism
• “Medicare 2018: New Cards are Coming” with MetroWest SHINE
• “Unclaimed Property” with the Massachusetts Unclaimed Property Division
The conference will be held on Thursday, April 19th at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School located at 215 Fitchburg St, Marlborough, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event is free for seniors.
For more information about the conference, please contact Senator Eldridge’s District Director, Dan Sena, at 978-460-8564 or firstname.lastname@example.org