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Upcoming Events with the Ashland Senior Services Division

We do our best to keep our website updated with our current activities and events, but occasionally fall behind in updating.
Please call for current status: 541.488.5342.

Author Talk: Sue DeMarinis, The Station Master’s Wife
Wednesday, September 21, 1-3pm
Free, but registration is required: 541-488-5342 or
Local author Sue DeMarinis will read from her second novel, The Station Master’s Wife, share slides with vintage photos, and sign books. Based on the life of Alice, the station master’s wife when the transcontinental railroad arrived in Ashland in 1887, this story is set among true historical events spanning half a century (1880s-1920s).

Yoga Basics & Beyond Workshop for 50 & Better
Wednesday, September 28, 1:30-2:30pm
Free, but registration is required: 541-488-5342 or
Yoga Basics and Beyond is the perfect workshop if you’re new to yoga or an experienced student who wants to revisit the basics. Join this free one-hour workshop to learn variations of common yoga poses so that they fit your body, your fitness level, and your range of motion, avoiding injury and frustration. Let’s enjoy yoga together!

What to bring: Yoga mat, notebook & pen (if you want to take notes). Props are supplied, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Taught by Senior Services Yoga Instructor Cheri Theobald.

Medicare Presentation
Wednesday, October 26, 1-3pm
Free, but registration is required: 541-488-5342 or
Medicare Open Enrollment runs from October 15 – December 7 this year. This is the time when you can make changes to your plan(s). Come learn more about your options, and free services available to help guide you.

Presented by SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance), a non-profit, non-biased program offering Medicare counseling.

See also the Activities and Services page for this season’s offerings for seniors.

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