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January 2021

NATURE TRAVEL SERIES on Zoom – Wednesdays – Dec. 16 | Jan. 20 | Feb. 17 @ 1:00 PM

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
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NATURE TRAVEL SERIES on Zoom Wednesdays - Dec. 16 | Jan. 20 | Feb. 17 at 1:00 PM Concord Council on Aging Wish you were traveling?! Travel virtually with Joy Marzolf in this three part travel series and experience the spectacular nature of Australia, New Zealand and Belize. First up: Australia on Dec. 16th when Joy inspects the flying, hopping, crawling and swimming of the unique wildlife of Down Under. Tour the temperate rainforests of Southern Queensland and the tropical…

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RACISM THRIVES IN SILENCE – TEDTalk & Discussion on Zoom

January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
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In commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, please join the COA for this TedTalk by Dexter Dias, human rights lawyer. Racism thrives on your silence and apathy says Dias. Telling the story of a harrowing UK court case that spotlights the corrosive effects of injustice, Dias urges all of us to speak out and expose toxic myths about race in order to allow hope, change and justice to flourish. Following the TedTalk, an enhanced, video recording of Dr. King's…

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Meditation Class on Zoom with Concord’s Ed LeClair

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
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Many of us have stressful lives, amplified by the pandemic restrictions and the recent national election. Mindfulness has been proven to have a positive impact on stress and anxiety. The purpose of this course is to develop a personal practice that will result in you being able to stay in the present moment, which will help you to be a calmer, more relaxed person. Concord resident Ed LeClair has been a meditator for 30 years and has interned at the…

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Fresh Start: Starting 2021 with Healthy Habits ~ Sponsored by the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
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Join us for another virtual event in our wellness series as panelists discuss behavior and food. There will be suggestions for healthy snacks, comfort foods, and lifestyle changes. We will also explore ways to stay active and exercise ideas at home during the winter months. Panelists include: *Molly Deisroth-Kim - Clinical Exercise Specialist *Amy Noordzij, MEd - Culinary Instructor at The Virginia Thurston Healing Garden, Founder of Love Soup *Julia Elliott, RD, LDN - Emerson Hospital Cardiac Rehab Clinical Dietitian…

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A BETTER CAREGIVING EXPERIENCE | 8-Week Caregiver Workshop on Zoom, Mondays at 1:00 PM starting Jan. 25, 2021

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
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While caregiving can be extremely rewarding, it can also be overwhelmingly challenging. It is not often a job you have signed up for or trained for, but it is a role that you may find yourself in. Lauren Barretta, assistant director of the Concord COA who will lead the workshop, adds: “You hear everyone talking about self-care but not many people really know what that means in a practical sense. Even those that do understand, have a very hard time…

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Face Mask (Disposable) Drive-through Giveaway

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Harvey Wheeler Community Center, 1276 Main St
Concord, MA United States
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Thank you to the Rotary Club on Concord for their generous donation of disposable face masks to the COA for distribution to Concord's senior residents. Each senior signed up will receive a package of five masks. Please call the COA to let us know you are coming: 978-318-3020. One per customer! When you arrive please stay in your car and wear a mask, COA staff will bring the masks to you!

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February 2021

European Artists at the National Gallery of Art – DVD, 7-Part Series, Feb. 9 – Mar. 23, 2021

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Concord, MA 01742 United States + Google Map
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Embark on this seven-part, DVD lecture series to discover the riches of the European art housed in Washington DC's National Gallery of Art. You will journey through art movements from the Renaissance to modern day and discuss works by da Vinci, Raphael, Tintoretto, Vermeer, Gaugin, Picasso and others. The series will be lead by Janice and Doug Muir. This opportunity is free of charge, please call the COA to reserve your spot and receive your Zoom invitation.

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