“As summer begins to wind down, we are enjoying and learning every minute! Sharpen your brain on the 8th . Learn how to more effectively use all your cell phone has to offer the 19th - 22nd. Discover the secrets of happiness on the 20th. The 21st is National Senior Citizens Day, come indulge your curiosity of the natural world and the creatures we share it with.”
Amanda Berry, Program Director 203-877-5131
August 8 Thursday MindFit – 1:00 p.m. Just like the body, the brain will show signs of aging over time. While this is a natural result of growing older, there are positive lifestyle changes you can make to keep your mind sharper for longer. Come learn about the various factors that contribute to brain health, while engaging in group activities based on the Cognitive Therapeutics Method offered by Home Care Assistance. Come hungry, as we'll be making a brain and heart healthy snack!
August 14 Wednesday Drive Safely-The AARP Safe Driver Class will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Please call Ed Berry 203.549.9629 to register.
August 15 Thursday Medicare - A Year-Round Event - 1:00 p.m. Do you Qualify for a Special Enrollment Period? Are you Planning on Moving? Working later, Retiring Later? Institutionalized? Dual Eligible? Let Susan Stokes, Insurance Broker take the mystery out of when you can change and/or enroll in a plan.
August 19 -22 M - TH i-Phone Class for Intermediates - 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Join instructor Aubry for a 4-day class including lessons on Apple applications such as Health, News, Voice Memos, Podcasts, and the App Store. Users with non-Apple smartphones (Android, Google,Samsung, etc.) may have difficulty with this course. Space is limited; you must register in the front office.
August 20 Tuesday Lessons On Happiness - 1:00 p.m. Join us in viewing the video of a TED Talk by Robert Waldinger, What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks that began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics from science to business to global issues. They believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. Visit TED.com, to learn more about this organization. Facilitated by Michele Lefer of BrightView of Shelton.
August 21 Wednesday Curious Creatures Interactive Exotic Animal Program - 1:00 p.m. We teach tolerance, respect and understanding for all animals that walk, slither or crawl on the earth in an entertaining and fun way. Our interactive and hands-on program encourages participants to interact with and touch exotic animals that they would not commonly be around. The mix of creatures consists of reptiles, mammals and insects. We exhibit species from North America, South America, Africa, Australia, Europe, Indonesia & Madagascar. Please sign up at the front office, 203.877.5131.
August 26 Monday Super Bingo - 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Prizes given for special games.
August 30 Friday Movie Matinee –1:00 p.m. “Instant Family” Adopting three foster children at once thinking that it's a perfect way to start a family, Pete and Ellie fail to consider that their new charges may be hellions -- which they are. Not only do the kids flout the rules, they see no reason for parents. Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, / Cira 2018 /PG -13
Coming in September!!! Addressing Anxiety 11th, Choral Concert 13th, Nationally Syndicated Cartoonist Rick Stromoski 17th, Crockpot Cooking 26th.
“Smile in the mirror. Do that every morning and you'll start to see a big difference in your life.”- Yoko Ono Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/life