NEW program: DISCOVER CONNECTIONS

Discover Connections

This new program is a welcoming and nurturing program designed for individuals 55 and over with varied needs including those persons with beginning to mild cognitive challenges or anyone at risk for social isolation.   The activities are planned to be fun with a purpose. They  may stimulate memories or test the brain to solve a problem. New experiences will be offered involving art, music, cultural topics, history and more.  This program is a social model for programming and no skilled care is provided by staff. Individuals who would like to participate must be comfortable in a group setting.

Discover Connections is scheduled in eight (8) week sessions as all other programs at the Center.

Class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am-1 pm. Lunch will be from 12pm to 1pm.  Participants can bring their lunch or purchase lunch as the Coastal Café in the Senior Center.

Starting Thursday, January 3rd.

Participants must meet with facilitators prior to class for paperwork completion.  Fee $16  per resident

www.grotonrec.com/Discover55         860-441-6785

 

Movie Matinee LEISURE SEEKERS Wed., Dec 19th

Movie Matinee LEISURE SEEKERS

Wed., Dec 19th

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, traveling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.

1h 52min | Adventure , Comedy , Drama

Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland

History and Sounds of the Old Time Radio Shows

History and Sounds of the Old Time Radio Shows (Mystery and Detective Shows Edition) – Part 1 & 2 Wednesdays, January 16th and 23rd from 1:00pm-2:30pm. Come enjoy reminiscing and listening to the Old Time Radio Mystery and Detective Shows. Call 860-434-1605 ext.241 to register for this 2 part program

Fall Prevention Seminar

Fall Prevention Seminar given by Brad Murphy of Care One Security, LLC on Tuesday, January 15th at 1:00pm. This Security Installation Co. specializing in Personal Emergency Reporting System. This seminar will focus on fall prevention and safety in the home that incorporate health strategies, activity, home preparation and our technology services.

Thursday, December 20th – DRUMMING FOR HEALTH – Drum Circle

Time: 10:00am

This energizing program allows us to find inner rhythm by playing the hand drums.

It’s Fun!

Participants have enjoyed this in the past! Space is limited so sign up fast.

Free

Please call to register.


 

EAST LYME SENIOR CENTER CHORUS- Fridays at 10:15am

*Meets every Fridays at the Center unless they are performing. All levels welcome.

No musical experience necessary. Come sing-a-long with us!

Please call to register

 

NIANTIC TOASTMASTERS – Monday, December 17th

Talented speakers will regale you with Christmas stories to help you get into the Holiday Spirit!

Mon, December 17th at 11:45am

Must register. $5 Fee for lunch

Lunch will be provided by the senior center.

Pulled Pork Shepherd’s Pie, Salad, Roll and a Drink. You can register for the program without ordering lunch. Be sure to tell us if you are ordering lunch.

 

REFLEXOLOGY – 2nd & 3rd Wednesday of every month

Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Appointments required.
$5 fee required upon registration

Reflexology is an ancient Chinese art that uses pressure point massage on feet, hands or ears to enhance the flow of energy in the body.  The massage will be about 20 minutes which includes a foot soak.

Certified Reflexologist

 

MASSAGE THERAPY – 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month

For December only, there is only one date – Wednesday, December 12th

Time: 1pm to 3:30pm

Appointments required. Must schedule and pre-pay.

25 minutes or 55 minutes massage available. $27pp for 25 minutes and $54pp for 55 minutes

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Medicaid 101

Medicaid 101 presented by Michelle Dempsey Title 19 Specialist, LLC. on Tuesday, Janaury 8th at 1:00pm. She will answer questions like • What is Medicaid? • What Services does Medicaid pay for in a Nursing Home? • What Services does Medicaid pay for in the community if you want to remain home? • Are there home-care programs available? • How do you qualify for Medicaid? • What are the eligibility criteria? • Why are gifts a bad thing when it comes to Medicaid? • Will the state take my house? • What do you need for the application? • And Tips Call (860)434-1605 ext. 241 to sign up.