Saturday, April 21, 2012
Mary Ann Sullivan, Director of the Milton Council on Aging, introduces a new senior walking group, led by Maureen Conlon.
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Saturday, April 21, 2012
Wednesday was the first day of an exciting new group here at the Senior Center. It is a walking group led by the Fitness Guru of Milton, Maureen Conlon. Maureen has been a volunteer here at the COA for two years now and in that short time has done so much to improve the health of everyone in our community. Many of you know Maureen from her extremely popular Boot Camps, which she holds throughout town. These are wonderful but after having tried one they are difficult for most of us over 60. Maureen approached us with a new idea recently about holding a walking group for seniors here on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. On Wednesday there were about 10 seniors who walked a mile around the parking lot and then spent time doing stretching …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
The Milton High Jazz Combo performed Thursday as part of the Amateur Gardeners’ Club's Eighth Annual Valentine’s Day Tea and Garden Therapy Workshop.
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Saturday, February 11, 2012
The sounds of live jazz and the smell of fresh flowers swirled through the air at the Milton Council on Aging on Thursday, during the Eighth Annual Valentine’s Day Tea and Garden Therapy Workshop. The annual event, led by the Amateur Gardeners’ Club of Milton, brought Milton residents to the Senior Center to create Valentine's Day floral arrangements, and then enjoy lunch and a little music. For the second straight year, Milton High School students provided the entertainment. The Milton High Jazz Combo was the featured performer this week.
Friday, February 10, 2012
The annual Amateur Gardeners’ Club of Milton Valentine's Day event at the Council on Aging was attended by nearly 70 Milton residents.
About 70 Milton seniors filed into the Milton Council on Aging on Thursday, February 9, for the Eighth Annual Valentine’s Day Tea and Garden Therapy Workshop. Volunteers from the Amateur Gardeners’ Club of Milton were on hand to help the seniors make Valentine’s Day-themed floral bouquets to take home. Lunch was also served and the Milton High Jazz Quartet performed after the flower arrangements were completed. Council on Aging Director Mary Ann Sullivan said the event started eight years ago when the Amateur Gardeners’ Club was brainstorming ideas for an event at the Senior Center. The doldrums of winter and the Valentine’s Day season seemed like a perfect time to bring a large group of Milton women together. The workshop has quickly …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
In our search to find displays of New England Patriots support, we found a few great examples at the Milton Council on Aging.
Milton Patch is on the hunt to find the best displays of New England Patriots support in Milton. On Wednesday, February 1, just days before the home team charges into Super Bowl XLVI, we found the Milton Council on Aging decked out in Pats colors. Pennants and a sign welcome guests to the building and photos of Patriots players adorn the Senior Center’s main function room. Do you know of a place that’s decorated for the big game? Let us know, or better yet, send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or upload them, here.
Friday, September 2, 2011
Maureen Conlon caters to the physical, mental and emotional health of Milton residents by offering boot camps, massage therapy and personal training services known as Kneaded Therapy.
Creating a workout environment that is “non-threatening” is top priority for Maureen Conlon, the nationally-certified muscular therapist and certified personal trainer whose small business, Kneaded Therapy, has been a recent driving force in the health of many Milton women. Conlon’s business seems to be a personification of the term “tough love” with equal parts intense, cardio-driven boot camp workouts and soothing massage services. “I like to offer a variety," said Conlon. “Every workout is different each time...I offer deep tissue massage, sports massage and massage for cancer patients out of my home." Physical fitness and health have been passions of Conlon, a Milton resident, since her college days at Suffolk University. “I was never …
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
The 15th Annual Friends of the Council on Aging Golf Tournament was held at the Hoosic Golf Club in Canton on Monday.
Monday's beautiful weather made the perfect backdrop for the 15th Annual Friends of the Milton Council on Aging Golf Tournament. The charity golf tournament drew a nice crowd that included several golfers who have played in the event since its creation. While the total funds raised at the event have not been calculated yet, Council on Aging Director Mary Ann Sullivan said they had another successful year of benefiting Milton seniors. "All funds will be used to keep our senior vans on the road, helping our elderly get to important medical appointments and grocery shopping," said Sullivan. The tournament, which was held at the Hoosic Golf Club in Canton, featured a winner for women, men and mixed teams of four. The winners are as follows: …
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Today you should know about Educational Trivia at the Council on Aging, a new music downloading program at the Milton Public Library and more.
Today is Tuesday, May 11. Here are five things you need to know today. 1. Slight chance of showers: The National Weather Service is calling for cloudy skies and a high around 59 today. There is a 30 percent chance of rain, mainly before noon. Overnight, the temperature will dip to 47 with a slight chance of showers between 2 and 3 a.m. 2. Seniors, test your knowledge: Today at 1 p.m., as with every Wednesday, Joel Krensky will be hosting Educational Trivia at the Milton Council on Aging. This fun, game-show style program helps to keep seniors’ minds sharp. 3. Golf Tournament: Speaking of the COA, don’t forget the 15th Annual Friends of the Council on Aging, which will be held June 6. To register to play or make a donation toward the …
Sunday, March 20, 2011
A group of woman from the Milton Junior Woman's Club and their children visited seniors at the Milton Council on Aging for a St. Patrick's Day lunch on Friday.
Age doesn't matter when it comes to celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Several members of the Milton Junior Woman's Club brought their children to the Milton Council on Aging on Friday to enjoy the holiday. The children helped volunteers serve the Friday lunch and hung out at the senior center before the seniors gathered for a movie.