Community
Call 824-4444 to get an AFCI N2N ride to any of these events.

Western Mountains Senior College Players – Friday and Saturday, November 19 and 20, 7-9 p.m. at McLaughlin Auditorium, Gould Academy. Admission is free, but note that you must call to reserve your seat (Jack Kuchta, 201-579-8879).

The Telstar National Honor Society will be sponsoring their annual Thanksgiving luncheon for seniors; like last year, it will not be in person because of COVID precautions.  On Sunday, November 21, from noon to 2 p.m. you may come to Telstar to pick up food, or drivers can deliver it to your home.  Call soon to reserve your meal (Eileen at Telstar, 824-2136).

Tutoring on electronic devices – MSAD 44 Adult and Continuing Ed, Tuesdays, half-hour appointments 4-6 p.m. Call for an appointment (207-824-2136 Ext 1340); For more information: https://sad44.coursestorm.com/browse

Pickleball; Valentine Farm pollinator garden and walking trails; Davis Park Walkway, including four exercise stations; map available for walkable trails in Bethel. The Gem Theater (thegemtheater.com).

Bethel Food Pantry, first and third Wednesday of each month, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Mahoosuc Messenger Podcast – tune in to all the events and services in our corner of Western Maine. Click on https:/mahoosucmessengerpodcast.com to listen to the most current episode; you can also enter your email address to receive new episodes.

Help us support Bethel’s District Exchange! Any ideas for a new home for their valuable services? Send us any suggestions.

Health and other tips
Anyone 65 years old and more, or who is immuno-compromised, is eligible for Pfizer or Moderna booster vaccinations. Moderna is readily available at Bethel Walgreens, and Pfizer elsewhere in the area.

If you are a veteran or a member of the military, you are eligible for a variety of deals and discounts year-round across the country. Find out more: https://www.aarp.org/home-family/voices/veterans/info-2019/military-families-discounts-deals.html?

Some homes are well suited for aging and providing care, but many require modifications. Find tips, tools, and resources for helping your loved ones be as independent as possible at home. https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/home-care/info-2021/tips-for-aging-independently.html?

To request free rides and other AFCI services: 207-824-4444. Maybe you’d like to know how you can help our age-friendly mission. For more information or inquiries and suggestions – email: [email protected], visit our FaceBook page or website www.agefriendlybethel.org. And look for our fall/winter flyers in public sites.

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