FROM DUNSTABLE  COUNCIL  AGING

** Medicare …   Remember if you are turning 65 you should contact Social Security to enroll in Medicare. Medicare has no connection to your eligibility for social security benefits. If you have questions call Elder Services at 1-800-892-0890.  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at 1-800-633-4227. **Open enrollment is October 15 – December 7. Take this opportunity to review your Medicare insurance plan to insure it is the most cost-effective for you. 

**SHINE … SERVING

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EVANGELICAL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH of TYNGSBORO ~ 23 Kendall Road

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!  ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR – DECEMBER 3rd – 9:00am-5:00pm

Come to our newly renovated Thrift Store and do some Christmas shopping! We always have amazing items for sale and “NOBODY” beats our prices! Then walk across our parking lot to our church to take part in our Annual Cookie Walk to purchase a variety of our home-made cookies and baked goods; check out our vendors and get some great food (breakfast, lunch …

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Food Drives | Women’s Hygiene Drives

In response to the increased need for food and hygiene supports in our community, United Way of Greater Nashua has increased the number of Community Food Drives and Women’s Hygiene Drives we do each month that benefit many of our local pantries, our Women’s Hygiene Cabinet Rosie’s Pantry, and the women’s hygiene cabinets at Nashua schools.

We’re looking for more volunteers to help with this project. Even if you can’t volunteer yourself, you CAN help …

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News from the Dunstable 350th Anniversary Committee

To stay in the know on upcoming activities and celebrations, check back on this site, follow us on Facebook @Dunstable350th, Nextdoor, or join our mailing list by sending an email to dunstable350@gmail.com to subscribe.

December 2022: Holiday Light tour (Dec 1-Jan 8)

January 2023: Family Games Tournament sponsored by the Swallow Union PTO

February 2023: Family Arts and Craft Show at SU: sponsored by PTO

March 2023: Nissitissit String Quartet, March 26, …

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Middlesex Sheriff’s Office warns of expert witness scam

BILLERICA, Mass. – The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) is warning residents to be aware of an active, ongoing scam potentially targeting medical professionals.

In three separate incidents reported to the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, individuals working in the medical field reported receiving calls telling them they had failed to appear as expert witnesses in court matters.  The scammer, or scammers, utilized a fake name and identified themselves as a member of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office.

In …

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  DRTL CALENDARS ARE IN!

The talented, local photographer, Bridgette Braley has captured charming scenes and wildlife from our community in the Dunstable Rural Land Trust calendar this year.  Calendars can be found at the Rose of Sharon Blossom Hill, Tully Dairy Store, Farmhouse Cafe, Library and General Store and are sold for $15.  You can also contact Patti Starbird at 978-649-6003. They are going fast!…

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FINANCIAL  FOCUS

Prepare yourself for a long retirement

We all want to live long lives. We all expect to live long lives. But are we financially prepared for this longevity?

Before we get to the issue of preparation, let’s look at a couple of interesting findings from a 2022 survey by Age Wave and Edward Jones:

  • The surveyed retirees said, on average, they expect to live to 89, and they said the ideal length of retirement is
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TICKS AND MOSQUITOES by Ashley Pavlakos Public Health Nurse, Town of Tyngsborough

     It is that time of year again when ticks and mosquitoes are most active (April-September). As you prepare to go outdoors this season here are a few tips to remember on how to best protect yourself from these pesky bugs.  

     Ticks are known to live in grassy, brushy, or wooded areas. Spending time outside doing activities that are common to where ticks live could potentially bring you in close contact with them. Some …

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TRUSTS FOR ESTATE PLANNING

by Attorney Edward H. Adamsky

            Trusts are a useful yet misunderstood tool of Estate Planning. The problem is that there are so many different kinds of trusts. Trusts can be Revocable, which means they can be changed, or Irrevocable, which means they cannot be changed. There are many specialized trusts for particular purposes like Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (ILITs), QTIP Trusts (for estate-tax planning), Special Needs Trusts (to handle assets for a …

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TYNGSBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY 25 Bryants Lane, Tyngsborough 978-649-7361 www.tynglib.org

Library Hours: Mon. & Wed.  10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m   Tues. & Thurs., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sat., 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Fri. & Sun. Closed

Register for TPL programs by calling or emailing (circdesk@tynglib.org) the Library or using links provided on the online calendar for virtual programs.

Kids & Teens – Check TPL’s online calendar for events and activities.

Kids & Teens – Check TPL’s online calendar for Fall events and …

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WESTERN AVENUE

 See what’s happening on our social sites! Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.   We host at least one event monthly, on the first Saturday of the month.  The location is 122 Western Avenue, Lowell, MA

https://www.facebook.com/events/885455905731843/?active_tab=discussion

Western Avenue | Studios & Lofts  978-710-8605   http://www.westernavenuestudios.com

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FRIENDS OF THE TYNGSBORO ELDERLY, INC.

The Friends of the Tyngsboro Elderly, Inc. a 501 C3 Non Profit (Formally, Friends of the Council on Aging) was established in 1984 to defray the cost of programs, activities, luncheons, and lectures as well as assist in payment of capitol expenditures. To date the Friends of the Tyngsboro Elderly, Inc have donated $47,000 for those expenditures  in the new building.

Membership dues are $10 per year.  Forms are available at the senior center

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Plan for Aging with Your Spouse – By Edward H. Adamsky

            You and your spouse probably have made many plans over the years: vacations, big purchases, investments, retirement. But have you planned for getting old? This really is something that needs to be thought out. Where are you going to live in the future, especially if you cannot manage stairs and steps? How are you going to pay for help if you need it? What kind of help might you need and how would you …

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