Each month, the Y hosts a variety of workshops and seminars for seniors in the community! Workshops all take place at the Sweet Community House, 44 Peck Street, Attleboro, MA.

Fall 2022 Schedule is currently under development. Please check back soon.

  • September – Healthy Aging Month
    This year marks the 30th anniversary since the establishment of September as Healthy Aging Month, which offers an opportunity to reflect on how we incorporated habits like exercise, eating healthy food, and getting enough sleep into our daily routines. It is also an opportunity to remind ourselves of the importance of staying active, as well as taking steps to improve our physical, social, and mental health.Date:  TBD
    Time:  TBD
    Register Here.
  • October – National Dental Hygiene Month
    National Dental Hygiene Month serves as a reminder to practice the daily habits that promote healthy teeth and gums. This is as importatn for older adults as it is for young children, particularly since good oral health is an important part of overall well-being. Chris Weylman, Elder Dental Program Coordinate at HopeHealth Comnmunity Visiting Nurse, will joing us for a discussion of what constitutes good oral hygiene, as well as key daily habits that promote healthy teeth and gums.Date:  TBD
    Time:  TBD
    Register Here.
  • November – National Diabetes Month
    Consider that while almost 30 million people in the U.S. have some form of diabetes, one in four don’t even realize they’re walking around with the disease. National Diabetes Month boosts awareness about the risk factor, symptoms, and types of diabetes. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with either Type 1 or Type 2, or if you are considered pre-diabetic, hear the stories, check out the latest research, and learn how you can take steps on your journey to live a healthier life.Date:  TBD
    Time:  TBD
    Register Here.
  • December – Managing Holiday Grief
    The holidays are stressful enough when you are not grieving. If you have experienced a major loss, this holiday season will be different than the last, and whether you share your grief openly, or keep things to yourself, manaing your internal and external struggles will be less challenging once you master a few basic coping skills and plan how you want to approach the holidays. During this workshop, we will explore how you can manage the painful and mixed feelings that accompany grief, maintain your physical health, and explore how new and old traditions and rituals can support you during this tough time.Date:  TBD
    Time:  TBD
    Register Here.
To reserve your spot, please call (508) 222-7422 or click the registration links above. If you have any questions, please contact Cyndee Goodinson-Lindsey at cgoodinsonlindsey@attleboroymca.org or (508) 409-0767.