Fall is in full gear here at the Center and we are discovering and learning everyday. Celebrate the Harvest Table on the 10th. Sharpen your mind on the 24th. Explore the History of Halloween on the 31st. Amanda Berry, Program Director 203.877.5131
October 2 Wednesday Get to know your pharmacist and how they can help you live better! – 1:00 p.m. Learn how a consultation with a pharmacist can help avoid any drug interaction with over the counter medications/Herbals. Bring your questions about your medications as she will be able to answer them during or after this event. Presented by local pharmacist Aekta Shah.
October 3 Thursday Anthem BC/BS Medicare Plans- 1:00 p.m. Kate Hesse, Field Sales with Anthem BC/BS, will discuss the Anthem Medicare plans available for 2020.
October 8 Tuesday Medicare 101- 1:00 p.m. Confused about Medicare? Turning 65? Retiring? This is an educational seminar designed to give you a basic understanding of how Medicare works, what it covers and when you are entitled to enroll. Presented by Susan Stokes, certified Medicare insurance professional.
October 10 Thursday Holiday Harvest: Celebrating the Holiday Table - 1:00 p.m. Celebrating the holiday season with a lovely eye catching three table display. Elements include how to construct a fun, colorful buffet, tablescaping techniques 101, healthful recipe handouts, easy wine/spirit recommendations, cheeseboard primer, and easy entertaining ideas. Samplings of fine chocolates, Harvest bark, fun virgin beverages and more. Fun poetry and trivia quiz too! Presented by Kim Larkin of Klassic Kreations Workshops. Please Sign up at the front office.
October 14 Monday Columbus Day-The Center will be closed in observance of the holiday.
October 16 Wednesday Drive Safely - The AARP safe driver course will be held from 9:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Please call Ed Berry 203.549.9629 to register.
October 16 Wednesday How to Simplify Your Finances For You and Your Heirs –1:00 p.m. Stephen Archer, retired Certified Financial Planner will cover the following topics: pros and cons of multiple accounts. How accounts are Titled is Important. What do you do with all the paper you get? How you organize yourself can impact your income taxes. What happens to your accounts when you pass away? What papers do you keep and what can you get rid of? Do you have estate documents in place to protect you and your heirs?
October 17 Thursday ConnectiCare Medicare Plans- 1:00 p.m. Susan Stokes, a certified Medicare insurance professional, will present the Medicare Advantage Plans of ConnectiCare. Seminar will include an overview of how Medicare works along with a summary of ConnectiCare’s MAPD Plans. Please join us!
October 21 Monday Super Bingo - 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Prizes given for special games.
October 22 Tuesday Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans - 1:00 p.m. Jim Lambert of First Choice Consulting, LLC will be here to discuss the plans for 2020.
October 23 & 30 Flu Shot Clinic– 10:00 a.m.-1:00.p.m. Please call 203.877.5131 to pre-register and see page 3 for more details.
October 23 Wednesday Bankers Life – 1:00 p.m. Learn what Medicare does not cover & how to address it. Presented by Ken Freeman .
October 24 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. In Session #3, of our six part series we will focus on memory domain including fun activities. Memory allows our brain to store information both recent and remote. Led by Home Care Assistance brain fitness experts.
October 25 Friday Movie Matinee - 1:00 p.m. A Dog’s Journey Picking up where A Dog's Purpose left off, Ethan's dog, Bailey finds a new destiny: Protect Ethan's granddaughter at any cost. His multiple lives are filled with love and devotion and a few really good belly rubs. Circa 2019/PG /Dennis Quaid.
October 28 Monday Advantage or Supplement? What do I really need? - 1:00 p.m. Learn the difference between a Medicare Advantage Plan & Supplement Policy. Presented by Jim Lambert of First Choice Consulting, LLC
October 29 Tuesday United Healthcare Medicare Advantage Plans – 2:00 p.m. Birarelli Insurance Agency will be here to discuss the plans available for 2020, including, United Healthcare Medicare Complete Plan 3 (HMO), & UHC Dual Complete (PPO SNP).
October 31 Thursday Trick or Treat, Ghosts and Ghouls - 1:00 p.m. "When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween." -- Anonymous. Join us for an interactive journey through the history, traditions and customs of Halloween. We will discuss trick-or-treating, costumes from past and present , pumpkin carving, apple bobbing, famous haunted houses and stories and traditions from All Hallows' Eve including traditional holiday cuisine and more. Presented by Lia Jill Levitt - Speaker, Advocate, & Writer.
Coming in November!!! How to Help a Caregiver 5th, Veterans Celebration 8th , Healthier Sugars 19th .