News Flash

Posted on: June 30, 2022

Cameron Center Closing, 7/1/2022 at 2:00 PM in Observance of Independence Day

The Cameron Center will close this Friday, July 1st, at 2:00 PM in observance of Independence Day. We will still have lunch, and an abbreviated Bingo, which will end at 2:00 PM, to allow for early closing of the building. We wish you all a very safe, fest...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: June 7, 2022

Cameron Center Closed June 20, 2022 in Observance of Juneteenth Holiday

Just a reminder that the Cameron Senior Center will be closed, Monday, June 20, 2022 in observance of the Juneteenth Federal Holiday. The Cameron Center will reopen on Tuesday, June 21st at 8:00 AM and resume normal operations.

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Council on Aging
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Calling All Cameron Participants and Westford Residents: Town Meeting!

Calling All Cameron Participants and Westford Residents:

 

 

Please mark your calendars and join us for Annual Town Meeting on Saturday, June 11th, at 9:00 AM on the Westford Academy field (Rain Date Sunday, June 12th). If you don&rsquo...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: May 26, 2022

Transportation to Town Meeting

Transportation to and from the Saturday, June 11th Town Meeting will be available via the Cameron Senior Center’s Transportation Department, by way of their Town of Westford vans. If you need transportation to Town Meeting, please call Bob Raffe...
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Council on Aging
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Bus trip to the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Thursday, May 12th

ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM                                         &am...
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Council on Aging
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Decluttering Workshop for Westford Residents

The Cameron is inviting residents of the town to participate in a new six-week Decluttering Workshop facilitated by Peggy Siegel, Retired Psychiatric Nurse and Co-facilitator- Jennifer Claro, MS-Community Counseling and COA Director

Dates: May 11th &nd...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: April 12, 2022

League of Women Voters’ Candidates' Night, Wed. April 13 at 7pm

 

League of Women Voters’ Candidates' Night, Wed. April 13 at 7pm

Learn about the candidates running for office in the May 3rd Town election!

 

Register to watch via Zoom at lwv.westford.org.

 

School Committee &...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: April 6, 2022

Westford Climate Action Earth Month Events Include 3 Saturday Walks

Come join us outside this month! These walks are sponsored by the Westford Conservation Trust. Maps and write-ups of the 3 different areas can be found on the Westford Conservation Trust website https://westfordconservationtrust.org/

Long...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: March 22, 2022

League of Women Voters of Westford Virtual Forum about 70 Boston Road

March 24 @ 7:00 pm, the League of Women Voters of Westford is sponsoring a virtual forum about 70 Boston Road, the former Coldwell Banker building.  This forum will feature Jeff Morrissette, Westford’s Director of Land Use Management.

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Council on Aging
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Free COVID Testing Kits available to residents age 55 and older

The Cameron Senior Center has received a donation of 200 COVID testing kits from AgeSpan (formerly Elder Services of Merrimack Valley).  We will distribute two kits per household, on a First Come First Serve basis, to Westford residents. To get y...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Beneficiary Protections when Choosing Your Medicare Coverage

A Reminder from Your Cameron Senior Center: Beneficiary Protections when Choosing Your Medicare Coverage

If you should have any questions regarding choosing your Medicare Coverage just call the center at 978-692-5523 and we can connect you with our SHINE C...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Grief Support Group Begins March 24 at the Cameron Center

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP Begins March 24, 4pm 

We have heard from residents that a local grief support group would be appreciated. While grief can impact individuals in different ways, connecting with others to share stories, experiences, and receive/ ...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Train with Shain Circuit Training Class at the Cameron Center starting March 10th

TRAIN WITH SHAIN – CIRCUIT TRAINING CLASS 

8 Week Class on Thursdays at 6:30pm Starting Thursday March 10th 

Join physical therapist and senior fitness specialist Steve Shain for a weekly fitness class.

This class will focus on im...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Vinyassa (Yoga) Pilates at the Cameron Center starting March 8th

VINYASSA PILATES

Tuesdays at 4 p.m. for 8 weeks beginning March 8th    Instructor:  Katheryn Roper

Vinyassa Pilates is a mind/body mat class that helps to realign physical & mental body systems. Using rhythmic breathing paired ...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Correction: Cameron Center Closed 2/25/2022 Due to Impending Winter Storm

Due to the the impending winter storm, the Cameron Center will be closed for the day of Friday, February 25, 2022. Staff will still be available via email, and/or telephone, and working from home. Additionally the Westford Food Pantry will not be performi...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: February 24, 2022

Cameron Center Closed 2/24/2022 Due to Impending Winter Storm

Due to the the impending winter storm, the Cameron Center will be closed for the day of Friday, February 25, 2022. Staff will still be available via email, and/or telephone, and working from home. Additionally the Westford Food Pantry will not be performi...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Town Offers NEW COVID Relief Assistance for Qualifying Low to Moderate Income Households

The Town of Westford has ARPA funds available to assist Westford households impacted by Covid. These funds may be used for Rent/Mortgage payment assistance or utility payment assistance. Qualifying households will have a gross annual income at or below 30...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: February 3, 2022

Cameron Center Closed, Friday, February 4, 2022 - Staff Working Remotely - No Food Pantry

Due to the forecast of icy inclement weather, the Cameron Center will be closed Friday, February 4, 2022. Staff will be working remotely and will be reachable via phone and email. There will be no food distribution via the Westford Food Pantry, and normal...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Alzheimer's Disease & Healthy Brain Aging LIVE ZOOM PRESENTATION

Alzheimer's Disease & Healthy Brain Aging
LIVE ZOOM PRESENTATION
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17 | 7 P.M.
With special guests from McLean Hospital 
Did you know 35% of dementia risk may be preventable through certain activities and lifestyle choic...
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Council on Aging
Posted on: February 2, 2022

SNAP households who lost food due to storm power outages are eligible for replacement benefits

SNAP households who lost power for more than four hours and as a result had to toss food unsafe to eat can request SNAP replacement benefits for the value of the food lost that was purchased with SNAP - up to their monthly SNAP (including Emergency Allotm...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Having Trouble Ordering Your Free Covid Test Kits? Heres a Tip.

The Federal Government announced a website this week which allows every home in America to order 4 free at home Covid-19 test kits. https://www.covidtests.gov/ is the site, but a few people have reported having problems ordering. If you should experience ...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Free Home Covid Tests Shipped to You

The Federal Government has provided the following website:

https://www.covidtests.gov/

It allows every home in America to order 4 free at home Covid tests. If you are interested, please click the above link, and provide your information for shipping.&nb...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: January 6, 2022

9:00 AM Opening on 1/7/2022 Due to Weather

Tomorrow, Friday, January 7th, 2022, the Cameron Senior Center will open at 9:00 AM due to snow in the forecast. This will allow for snow removal and safe travel. We thank you for your cooperation, and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but a...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: December 27, 2021

1 Hour Delayed Opening - 12/28/2021

Due to the expected inclement weather on Tuesday, December 28th, 2021, The Cameron Senior Center will delay it's opening by one hour. The building will open at 9:00 AM in order to allow time for safe travel. We apologize for any inconvenience thi...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: December 9, 2021

Become a Dementia Friendly Champion in Your Community!

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn some basic facts about Dementia and the skills to share your new awareness with others. This is an easy and informative Zoom training that can benefit everyone in the community and allow us all to be more inc...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Westford Health Department has Flu Vaccine Available !!!!!

Westford Health Department has Flu Vaccine Available !!!!! High Dose Flu Vaccine available for the 65 and older and regular flu vaccine available as well. If interested, call the health department to schedule an appointment at 978-399-2548 and sp...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: December 7, 2021

Senior Residence Lottery Information Session Tonight, Dec 7, 2021, 6 PM

The Cameron Senior Center would like to share that there’s a virtual information session TONIGHT, December 7th at 6PM at 10 Wilson Street, Chelmsford, MA. and on ZOOM regarding the Roberta McGuire Senior Residences affordable rental lottery. Thi...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: November 10, 2021

Cameron Center Handcrafted Bazaar and Bake Sale

The Cameron Senior Center is excited to invite our community friends to our upcoming Handcrafted Bazaar and Bake Sale on Friday, December 3rd from 9AM-3PM. Come enjoy the handcrafted hand towels, table runners, knit hats, quilted items, silent auction and...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: November 1, 2021

The November - December Cameron Center Newsletter is Available Online

The November - December Cameron Center Newsletter is available online at the following link:

Click here for newsletter

Check the schedule of upcoming events and programs conveniently online. 

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Additional Info... Council on Aging
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Sign up for help with Medicare Open Enrollment

Are you turning 65? Over 65 and considering retirement?  If so, the Cameron Senior Center is glad to have Fred Baumert, an experienced SHINE Counselor and Westford resident available to assist in exploring your healthcare options and provide help...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Free Parkinson's Virtual Education Sessions

Emerson Hospital in offering a free Parkinson's disease virtual education series. Click on the following link for more education:

Click here for flyer

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Additional Info... Council on Aging
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Advances in Alzheimer's Treament program

The Alzheimer's association is offering a program on new advances in Alzheimer's treatment. For more information click the following link:

Click here for flyer

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Additional Info... Council on Aging
Posted on: October 1, 2021

How to Navigate the Westford Health Department Flu Shot Clinic Scheduling website

The Cameron Senior Center in cooperation with the Westford Health Department has produced the following video to help aid Seniors in booking their Flu Shot Clinic appointments. Feel free to follow along, and pause the video whenever you need to. Make sure...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Have Coffee with A Cop Day at Paul's Diner

Next Wednesday, Oct. 6th, come join our good friends at Paul's Diner for National Coffee with a Cop Day from 10 am til 11:30 am. The mission of Coffee with a Cop is to break down the barriers between Police Officers and the citi...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Attorney General Maura Healey's Fall Rights and Resources Series - Dealing with Debt

Join Attorney General Maura Healey for educational trainings to empower the residents of the Commonwealth and the people serving them. This Month's offering is Dealing with Debt: How to Handle Debt & Debt Collectors. For more information you may click...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: September 3, 2021

The Cameron is open for YOU!

Looking for support and/or something to do in the early evenings? Join us at the Cameron Senior Center!

We are open Tuesday & Thursday evenings until 8:00 for folks 55+.   A social services staff person is available to address your concerns re...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: September 1, 2021

Masks Required in the Cameron Center

In accordance with the CDC's recommendation of masks indoors for all people, vaccinated or unvaccinated, in areas of high transmission of the COVID-19 virus, masks are now required for all people while inside the Cameron Senior Center, as well as...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: September 1, 2021

A few words from our friends at Westford Climate Action

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The following was shared with us from our friends at Westford Climate Action:

"Earlier this summer, Westford Climate Action staffed a table at the Westford Famers’ Market on the Common. Many people stopped to discuss how to lower their carbo...
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Council on Aging
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Emerson Hospital Free Parkinson's Disease Programs

Emerson Hospital's Parkinson’s Program is pleased to offer the below free online wellness programs for patients and caregivers. These programs are supported by a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation. Each program wi...
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Council on Aging
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Friends of the Cameron Senior Center Jewelry Sale

The Friends of the Cameron Jewelry Sale will take place Monday 8/2/21 – Thursday 8/5/21 10am – 2pm In the Lobby at the Cameron Senior Center. For a preview of some of the offerings, visit the Cameron Center Facebook page at:

https://www...

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Council on Aging
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Updated Affordable Housing Information with 2021 Income Limits

The below links contain updated affordable and low-income housing options for the Town of Westford. The Cameron Senior Center Social Services Team is available to assist residents of all ages. If you are experiencing a financial hardship or emergency plea...

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Council on Aging