Tax Help: Income tax preparation for simple returns will be available by appointment only on Wednesday afternoons.
Drug Disposal: Drop off at the police station. No liquids.
Emergency Fund: For Marion residents in need of life sustaining services.
Transportation: Call as soon as you have an appointment.
– Wareham area – Monday am & Thursday pm.
– Dartmouth & New Bedford – Monday pm & Thursday am.
– Plymouth on the 4th Tuesday of the month.
– Boston on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month.
– Every Wednesday, Market Basket – pick up at 12:30 pm.
– Alternate Fridays to Shaw’s in Wareham and Fairhaven marts – pick up 12:30 pm.
Please arrange errands with the above schedule.
Donations are appreciated.
Outreach Worker: Outreach worker is available to meet in your home or at the COA office at Town House to assist with information, referrals, or assistance with applications. Call for appointment.
Mailbox Sticker: If you have not picked up your mail in three days, the post office will notify the COA so we may do a well check. Call the COA for more info.
Book Delivery: Free delivery of books to home-bound residents. Please call the library at 508-748-1252.
Legal Assistance: On February 12 beginning at 10:00 am. Simple wills, estate planning. Appointments are needed.
LGBT Supper Club: LGBT supper club, for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Suggested donation: $3. Call the Fairhaven Senior Center, 229 Huttleston Avenue, 508-979-4029, to sign up.
Telephone Reassurance: Daily check on people living alone. Call for more details.
Movies: It Happened One Night to be shown on February 6. All movies begin at 7:00 pm at the Music Hall. Free.
Health & Wellness:
YMCA: Tuesdays and Thursdays – pick up at 10:00 am and return at 12:30 pm. Scholarships are available.
Step & Stretch: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:00 pm at the Rochester COA. Transportation provided.
Senior Stretch: Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 9:30 – 10:30 am at First Congregational Church hall. Sponsored by Friends of Marion visiting nurse. Ten-week sessions for $45. Sign up for one, two or three days.
Low-impact Dance Aerobics: Mondays from 9:30 – 10:40 am, Fridays from 9:00 – 10:00 am at Atlantis Drive. Donation: $4.
Public Health Nurse: Nurse is available for health consultation, blood pressure and glucose monitoring, wound assessment and routine adult vaccinations on Mondays at Town House from 9:30 – 11:30 am. The nurse is available by appointment Tuesday – Friday.
Meals on Wheels: Delivered daily to home-bound elders.
Podiatry Clinic: Call for appointment.
Social Day Program: Monday – Friday to the Fairhaven social day program. Pick up begins at 7:45 am and return is at 2:30 pm.
Medical Equipment: Walkers, bath seats, commodes, etc. Free loan.
Friendship Table: Free meal at St. Gabriel’s church in Marion, 1st and 3rd Thursdays at the Congregational Church Community Center at 5:00 pm.
SHINE Counselor (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders): Have a health insurance question? Ask our SHINE counselor. Call the COA for appointment.
Fuel Assistance: Applications are available at the office. Please call to make an appointment.