health deparSenior notes Exeter-Hampton area

nMEALS ON WHEELS: serves luncheons at noon Mondays through Thursdays, and at 11:30 a.m., Fridays, at the Exeter Senior Center, 30 Court St., Exeter. Suggested donation of $2. Reservations required. Call 778-8196.

nRYE OVER 55 CLUB: Travel Committee is working on arranging trips. This club is not restricted to Rye residents. For club information, call Merle Harmon, president, at 436-9083 or Shirley Harper at 431-4893. Annual dues are $15. Send checks payable to Rye Over 55 Travel, PO Box 378, Rye NH 03870.

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nSEACOAST RETIRED EDUCATORS ASShealth department eastern capeOCIATION: meets four times a year with a program featuring entertainment, lunch and a short business meeting. In June, a scholarship is presented to a graduating high school senior. Whether you have just retired from teaching or have been ncy free for a few years, the Seacoast Retired Educators welcomes you. Call Jan Homan at 772-5105.

Resources/special events

nSERVICELINK: is a New Hampshire source for information about aging, chronic illness, adult disabilities and care giving. Staff and volunteers are available to answer questions regarding: transportation, health insurance, Medicare and Medicaid, in-home care, housing, legal planning, health issues, financial matters, prescription drug assistance and more. ServiceLink also offers cell phones for seniors or disabled individuals (911 calls only). Call ServiceLink at 334-6594 (Portsmouth office) or (866) 634-9412 (toll free), visit the office at 270 West Road in Portsmouth or www.rockinghamservicelink.com.

nSEABREEZE QUILT GUILD: will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 14, in the Senior Center Court St, Exeter. Note the earlier time for the June meeting: 6:30. June is the annual Potluck Picnic. Members are asked to bring a potluck dish to share and also a place setting. A reminder to label food if it contains nuts. This months meeting will also feature a show and tell and door prize. Food pantry items will be collected. Fat chance is any striped bric. Call Carol at 659-6559.

nSenior Companionship: for widows and single women (50 years-plus) in the Seacoast area are invited to my home to talk and plan future outings. Call Gail at 772-1493.

health deparSenior notes Exeter-Hampton area,nNARFE: (National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees) SEACOAST CHAPTER 1790 meets in March, April, May, September, October, November, and December, generally on the fourth Thursday of the month. Lunch is at 12:30 p.m. 926-3472.

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nOLLI: (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Granite State College): offers a wide variety of short courses, classes and trips for New Hampshire residents age 50 and over. Annual membership is $40. For schedule and other information, call 513-1377 or e-mail: olli.office@granite.edu and visit www.olli.granite.edu.

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nNEWMARKET SENIOR Citizens: meet the first Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Center on Beech Street Extension. Anyone 55 and older is welcome to join.

nTHE STRATHAM SENIORS (76ers): is a local social organization open to all seniors of Stratham and surrounding communities. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month from September to June from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stratham Fire Station municipal room. A potluck lunch is provided by members followed by information speakers or programs. Fun field trips are planned by the Stratham Parks and Recreation Department. Informative fliers with telephone numbers are available at the Stratham Wiggin Library at 10 Bunker Hill Road. Call 778-7600 or 580-1230.

nLAMPREY HEALTH CARES: Senior Transportation Program offers weekly shopping/errand trips and monthly day trips to senior citizens and disabled adults in Brentwood, Candia, Danville, Deerfield, Durham, East Kingston, Epping, Exeter, Fremont, Greenland, Hampton, Kingston, Lee, Newfields, Newmarket, North Hampton, Northwood, Nottingham, Raymond, Rye, Seabrook and Stratham. Call 659-2424 or (800) 582-7214.

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FOOT CARE CLINIC: by the Seacoast VNA from 2 to 4 p.m., the second Wednesday of the month, at the United Church of Christ in North Hampton. Individuals unable to perform their own foot care owing to visual problems, difficulty with manual dexterity, etc., are eligible for these clinics. Individuals with diabetes or circulatory problems will require a physicians approval for participation. Appointments must be made in advance by calling 926-2066 or 430-7656, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Suggested donations of $15 for the first visit and $10 for each visit after are greatly appreciated.

nJUNE 6-8: CAPE COD & NANTUCKET. This three-day/two-night trip features the perfect summer locations. Cape Cod and Nantucket Island offers historic sights, country charm, scenic shorelines, and beaches. Included are two nights lodging in Hyannis, high speed ferry to Nantucket, and Island tour, a tour to historic Provincetown, five meals with a lobster lunch and more. Prices start at $399 pp/do

nNORTHEAST PRIME TIME CLUB: is offering the upcoming trips for all seniors in the Seacoast area. Call for reservations or information at 422-9869. Trips fill quickly.

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Northeast Prime Time Club trips

nEPPING SENIORS: meet every second Thursday of the month, 1 p.m. at Watson Academy Community Center.

nJUNE 8: THE LOG CABIN. Tour will take group to see the Log Cabin Lobster Fest & River Boat Ramblers. Along with the entertainment comes a lobster fest. Price: $79.

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nPREPARING FOR THE CARE OF YOUR ELDERLY PARENTS: a workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 24, at St. Theresa Parish in Rye. Topics for May 24: NH Hearing and Balance – Balance & Dizziness in the Aging Adult. Community House Calls – Gizmos & Gadgets New Innovations to Empower Seniors to Stay In Their Own Home. Service Link – Medicare and Medicaid. Call Helene at NH Catholic Charities at 332-7701 or e-mail: gail@inhomesc.com.

nSEACOAhealth deparSenior notes Exeter-Hampton areaST VNA: offers a monthly blood pressure clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the agency office, 29 Layette Road, in North Hampton. This service is free of charge and no appointment is necessary.

nSENIOR CITIZENS: Club of Hampton meets the second Thursday at 10 a.m. in the United Methodist Church, 525 Layette Road. There will be coffee and snacks at 9:30 a.m. 929-9963.

nBRENTWOOD SENIORS: meet the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Community Center, 190 Route 125. Social hour and appetizers are at 11 a.m., business meeting at 11:30 a.m. and luncheon buffet at 11:45 a.m. Members are reminded that the Senior Activity Days sponsored by the Recreation Department have been changed to the first and third Tuesdays of the month &8212; still from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call Eugene Orcutt at 642-4597.

nSEABROOK HAPPY SENIORS: meet first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Recreation Center. Thursday, May 26, a trip to Mystic, Conn. for a Paddle Wheel Boat Ride. Lunch on your own at Latitudes Restaurant. Cost: $30 plus lunch. Non-residents: $45 plus lunch. Bus leaves at 8:15 a.m. Monday-Thursday, June 6-9, a trip to Vermont. Daily local tour guide with many interesting stops, including three breaksts, two lunches and two dinners. Cost per person: Single occupancy: $512; Double occupancy: $462; Triple occupancy: $442. Wednesday, June 22, a trip to Portland, Maine. Take the Downeaster train from Exeter to Portland with a lobster meal at the Clambake Restaurant. Photo ID required. Cost: $40, non-residents $50. Bus leaves at 8:30 a.m. Call Helen at 474-8932 for all trips. Call 474 2601.

Club updates

nACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION (ARA): Open to Seacoast residents 50 years and above. Annual membership $50. The ARA meets at the Durham Evangelical Church, 17 Main St. Continuing series include great decisions discussions on Monday mornings, physical fitness Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 7:30 to 8:30, writing group Tuesday afternoons and play reading Friday afternoons. Morning programs from 9:30 to 11, afternoon programs 1:30 to 3 unless noted.www.learn.unh.edu/ara/ or call Carol at 343-1004.

nOCT 29-NOV 12: EASTERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE. A cruise you cant miss. This 14-night cruise calls on St. Thomas, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Barbados, Curacao and Aruba. Enjoy the beaches, take a tour or visit the duty free shops or do all of them. With transportation to Boston and aire from Tampa included, prices start at $1399 pp/do.

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