Saturday, February 15, 2020

FM #205 - Intro Conversation with Trish Collatos (audio)

FM #205

This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 205 in the series. We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (

With my mobile recording equipment, I went to the Senior Center to sit with Patricia (Trish) Collatos. We talk about how she got to this role and what she does. As you’ll hear, there is a whole lot going on.

From blood pressure and blood sugar testing at the beginning, she began to expand the services offered. There is a balance and strength class, run for 5 weeks at a time. What is covered is primarily prevention and avoiding the fear of falling.

Trish’s overall goal is to keep the seniors healthy. A friendly reminder that the Senior Center is open to those 50 and older. While most services are geared to this ‘senior’ population, many services are provided to all of Franklin.

Trish is at the Center on Wednesdays and Thursdays. If you need to talk with her, she does have an open door policy.

Check out the Senior Center newsletter for the activities available Monday through Friday. Links to subscribe to the newsletter and to the current newsletter (including prior month archive) are included in the show notes

The conversation with Trish was lively and the time just runs along, so without further ado, here is the recording (approx 17 minutes):

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FM #205 - Intro Conversation with Trish Collatos (audio)
FM #205 - Intro Conversation with Trish Collatos (audio)

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