Physical Well Being

Please see our monthly newsletter for updated information, session dates, class cancellations, special programs, informational sessions, etc.

Other Health Services

  • Blood Pressure Screening - Every Thursday, 9:30 AM, cost = FREE
  • Podiatrist - On-site every other month Check the Senior Center events page or the newsletter for this month's date & time.  Must call Senior Center for appointment.
  • Hearing Clinic - On-site once a month,  cost = FREE.  Check the Senior Center events page or the newsletter for this month's date & time.  Must call Senior Center for appointment.
  • Diabetes Management Support Group - 2nd Wednesday of the month, 2:00-3:30 PM & again at 7:00-8:30 PM.  Cost = FREE.  Where? Marlboro Hospital, Hurwitz Conference Room.  Facilitated by a certified diabetes educator, this group offers ongoing support for people with diabetes, as well as their spouses, significant others, family members & caregivers.   Call Corrine Hetzler, RN for details & to register, 508-486-5430.
  • Benefits of Being Active - Did you know that being physically active on a regular basis is one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself?  Do you know the difference between exercise & physical activity?  Did you know that even moderate exercise and physical activity can improve the health of people who are frail or who have diseases that accompany aging?   Click here for more "Benefits of Being Active."
  • Reducing the Risk of a Life-Changing Fall - Each year, more than 1.6 million older adults go to emergency rooms for fall-related injuries.  In fact, falls are the number one cause of hospital admissions for trauma and injury-related deaths among adults over 65.  But falls can be prevented. Taking the right steps now is the best way to avoid the problems falls can cause in the future.  Click here for helpful hints.
  • Road to Recovery - Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, volunteers are available to drive patients to all cancer related medical appointments, including treatments, labs & follow-up visits.  It is recommended to contact the American Cancer Society at least 48 hours prior to the appointment to request a ride.  Patients are allowed to bring a cane or walker, provided they can ambulate independently.  Light weight wheel chairs are also acceptable, but it is important to inform the American Cancer Society regarding what type of equipment you will be using, if any.  Calls are received 24 hours a day:  1-800-227-2345.
  • VetRides - This program provides transportation to veterans and their caregivers who live in Hudson, Stow or Maynard to medical appointments in both the local or Boston area FREE of charge.  Last year, the Vetrides program provided nearly 200 rides.  To learn more or to request a ride, please contact Brian Stearns, Hudson Veterans Services Officer at (978) 568-9635 or email.  For additional veterans transporation services, click here.