Belmont COA news


The Wednesday Rembrandts: Jan. 1-31. Enjoy works of art created by the Wednesday social painting and drawing group. The exhibit will be on display for the whole month of January and you will notice the artwork includes pencil drawing, charcoal, pastel and oil paintings. All are invited to meet the artists at an opening reception with snacks and light refreshments. Cost: Free.

Experience Virtual Reality : 1 p.m. Jan. 24, Conference room. Sign up for a free, personal 20 minute session.To reserve your session, please call 617-993-2970 or sign up at the front desk. Limited to 5.

Belmont Memory Café: 11 a.m. Jan. 25. This month, the entertainment will be STRADELLA. The strolling accordionist, Tony D’Eramo. A memory café is a special time set aside for people with memory impairment and their care partners. Please come and enjoy home cooked refreshments, sensory-stimulating activities and supportive socializing in a stigma free atmosphere. Right At Home sponsors the food and entertainment. Belmont COA provides a bright space upstairs. For questions about Memory Café RSVP please call Amy 978-505-3779. Cost: Free.

RecycleHealth-A Second Life for Digital Wearables: 1:15 p.m. Jan. 25. Activity trackers like Fitbits can be helpful for increasing fitness. Learn about tracking your steps and increasing your activity. 

If family or friends ask you for a suggestion for a gift, try this:

1) I’d like a Fitbit

2) I’d like you to help me set it up

3) I’d like you to take a walk with me

When we meet Jan. 25, we’ll talk about how using these above suggestions worked for you. Or, please come and learn about activity trackers. We’ll also talk about ways to stay fit even when it is cold or snowing. Digital Health Communication Certificate Program Founder and, assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine Lisa Gualtieri, will tell you

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