“Celebrate National Senior Center Month! We have a plethora of enlightening and intriguing events this month. Take a step back into history with Author Carleton Young on the 10th. Learn how to let go of the “stuff” that is weighing you down with Joan on the 12th. Twist & Shout at our Sock Hop on the 24th – tickets on sale now in the front office!” Amanda Berry Program Director 203-877-5131
September 3 Monday Labor Day – The Center will be closed in observance of the holiday.
September 10 Monday Voices From The Attic: the Williamstown Boys In The Civil War - 1:00 p.m. Join Author Carleton Young for an insightful look into the Civil War from a soldier’s perspective! For more details please see page 9. Please RSVP to the front office.
September 10 Monday Super Bingo –10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Lunch break is from 12:00 p.m. – 1 p.m.
September 11 Tuesday How to live to 100+ -1:00 p.m. Join for this TED Talk! To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner and team study the world's "Blue Zones," communities whose elders live with vim and vigor to record-setting age. In his talk, he shares the 9 common diet and lifestyle habits that keep them spry past age 100. Presented by Brightview Shelton
September 12 Wednesday Clear Your Clutter With Feng Shui – 10:30 a.m. Learn how asking the following three questions can help you change the way you look at your “stuff”. Do you love it? Do you need it? Does it assist you in your life goals? Presented by Joan Law of Feng Shui Joan's Way.
September 17 Monday Raptors & Reptiles- 1:00 p.m. Come meet and learn about these amazing animals! Christine’s Critters rehabilitates hawks, owls, falcons, eagles & reptiles. When they are unable return to the wild they become Educational Ambassadors. Christine Peyreigne is a state and federally licensed General Class falconer, wildlife rehabilitator and educator. More details at www.christinescritters.org.
September 18 Tuesday Healthcare Self Advocacy – 1:00 p.m. How to “feel good” after your doctor visits. Jeanne Hughes, from Seabury CareNow will show you that with a little preparation and preplanning, you can make the most of your doctor visits. Learn how to prepare, what to bring with you, and the follow up steps to take, in order to become a better health advocate for yourself or a loved one.
September 19 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.
September 19 Wednesday Staying Healthy & Safe: A Guide to Fall Prevention – 1:00 p.m. Therapists from the CT Fall Prevention Task Force will present a talk with screenings for fall risk and provide handouts to help incorporate the suggestions into your daily life.
September 21 Friday Movie Matinee –1:00 p.m. “Book Club” Friends and members of the 60-plus set, are inspired to make bold choices in the romance department, after reading "Fifty Shades of Gray," with hilarious results. Comedy / PG-13 /circa 2018.
September 24 Monday Sock Hop Dance –1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Come celebrate! Music will be provided by DJ Chuck with Snacks and Root Beer Floats. Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased at the front office through Friday September 21. Refreshments sponsored by Milford Health & Rehabilitation Center.
September 25 Tuesday Connecticut’s Adult Family Living Program – 1:00 p.m. Learn how seniors who are eligible for Medicaid can receive help to age in place thus reducing hospitalizations and nursing home stays. This program offered under the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders. Presented by Cesar Silverio, Community Liaison with Caregiver Homes.
September 26 Wednesday Foods That Help Prevent Osteoporosis - 1:00 p.m. Did you know that the foods you eat can either prevent or contribute to Osteoporosis? Learn what foods help prevent Osteoporosis, and foods you should avoid. Presented by Dr. Gregory, J. Sabatino, Doctor of Chiropractic.
September 27 Thursday The Good The Bad And The Ugly- 1:00 p.m. Leg swelling, varicose veins and spider veins. Why do I have them and what can I do about them? Presented by International Vein Clinic in Orange
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