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Holliston Senior Center News for July

Jun 30, 2020 12:47PM ● By Michelle Mc Sherry

Holliston Cable Access Television, HCAT

HCAT is working with the Senior Center to bring some additional programs to the community. They will begin showing some of the Walking Fitness programs and Allie’s Pilate program, and working with Roberta Weiner to set up a Chair Yoga program, excellent for those who would like to try Yoga but can’t imagine getting up and down off the floor. Also, there is a new program by Attorney Arthur Bergeron will be recording a couple of Legal Presentations to be viewed on HCAT.

Please be sure to visit their website to view the schedule and add a few of these exciting programs to your daily schedule.  

Book Club

We welcome you to join us online the second Friday of the month at 11:30 a.m. to enjoy some interesting titles. In July, we will discuss The Overstory: A Novel, by Richard Powers.

The Holliston Public Library can help you get books for the meetings and will be available for curbside pickup.  Call the Library with any questions (508) 429-0617.

Please sign up at the Senior Center (508) 429-0622 to be added to the Zoom meeting. Conference call is also an option for those who do not have internet/camera access.

Fitness from Home


Yoga is a wonderful way to stay limber and get more energy! It can help boost your circulation, stretch and strengthen all your muscles, help you get a good night's sleep, and relax and de-stress you! Roberta Weiner, a Certified Kripalu and Hatha Yoga teacher who runs the Prana Center in Holliston, will be running two different Yoga classes.

• Chair Yoga—FREE via HCAT. This program is geared toward those who would like to either try Yoga or for those who aren’t interested in the full Yoga class on the floor matts.  Roberta will be recording this class each month on Holliston’s Cable channel.  HCAT will publish the schedule each month and you will be able to join in whenever you want.  There is no donation requested for this class.

• Yoga—Monday & Wednesdays, 11 a.m. – noon, via Zoom, $4 donation per class requested. This is the usual Yoga class Roberta holds at the Senior Center.


Pilates will also be held in two different formats.

• Thursdays via Zoom, from 9 a.m.—10 a.m., $4 donation per class requested. Please join Sharon Broadley-Martin as she leads the class to help improve your strength, balance and circulation through a whole-body workout. 

• Free Pilates on HCAT. This program is a pre-taped program with Instructor Allie Barrett.  Allie was an instructor at the Senior Center prior to her relocation.  HCAT will publish the schedule each month and you will be able to join in whenever you want.  There is no donation requested for this class.

Walking Fitness

This is a free, video-led, in-place walking program that will be run on Holliston’s Cable channel. 

HCAT will publish the schedule each month and you will be able to join in whenever you want.  There is no donation requested for this class.

Legal Hour with Attorney Jay Marsden

Attorney Jay Marsden continues to meet with individuals for a complimentary 30-minute consultation. This meeting will be done via Zoom or telephone on the 2nd Tuesday of each month between 10 a.m. and noon.  

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Jay, please call the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622 to sign up for your personal consultation.

Attorney Arthur Bergeron

Programs to be Aired on HCAT, check their schedule for date, times, and channel

Married Couples: Update on Estate Planning Strategies is focused on couples who want to look at whether they should revisit their estate plan. 

Getting Care at Home During the Pandemic will focus on MassHealth and other programs designed to help your loved one, especially one with dementia, stay out of a nursing home. This program is especially relevant given COVID-19. 

 Legal Advice with Attorney Bergeron

Attorney Bergeron will continue to offer a free 15-minute legal advice through the Senior Center on the 4th Monday of the month from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

You have the option of either talking with him over the phone or virtually using Zoom video conference. Call the Senior Center at (508) 429-0622 to sign up.


Due to current concerns with COVID19 we will be following MWRTA guidelines by requiring that all riders wear a face mask that covers both nose and mouth and we will be strictly following social distancing rules as it pertains to how many people are on the bus at any given time. We also will only be able to offer essential rides such as medical appointments, limited grocery shopping., and essential errands.  We will adhere to our regularly scheduled days for going to certain neighboring towns as well. If you have any questions about a particular ride, please do not hesitate to call Marty before scheduling with the MWRTA.


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