Programs

Programs – The Senior Center plans events on a monthly basis. Below is a listing for what generally occurs. For more details on events not listed below, check the Calendar Section and/or the News Section.

Fitness – Participants can trial any class without obligation. Please notify the Senior Center office if you are trialing a class.

All participants are encouraged to participate at their level of fitness/comfort. Any physical concerns are to be addressed to your personal physician. Questions about modifying the routines are to be directed to your instructor. All instructors are CPR certified and qualified in the class they are teaching.

Classes that utilize the Pass System: With the Pass System, the participant purchases a card which has a specific number of classes on it that must be used within one year of purchase. The Pass must be brought to every class. Attendance will be tracked and when your “punches” are used, a new pass must be purchased.

Classes that are Session Based: These classes will have a specific start and end date. Participants can elect to attend all of the classes or half of the classes. Class sessions typically run for 2 months.

Music Classes – Explore your creative side and challenge yourself mentally by learning to play an instrument.

Education/Enrichment Classes – Learn new skills in the areas of the arts, technology, health and more.  Through education develop and help maintain your mental abilities as well as enhance your self-esteem and creative needs. Explore and develop your interests.

Cards/GamesA variety of choices for group play and individual play. Promotes mental stimulation and provides for socialization. They stimulate memory, attention skills and have great social interaction which works on many parts of the brain.  Our games programs include a variety of levels from basic to more challenging options.

Social Scene – The Senior Center plans, often with meals, events that are offered to provide socialization and entertainment. Any excuse for a party is considered whether it be to celebrate a National Holiday or just to have some fun. A regional dinner dance is held annually also to allow for socializing with friends from the other towns in the county.

Health Services – These services are provided to help older adults age at home and stay as well as possible.  Everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the programs.

Nutrition Services – The Senior Nutrition Program, administered by TVCCA, offers nutritious meals on a daily basis.

    REIKI APPOINTMENTS

    Reiki

    A holistic therapy that uses energy to promote relaxation and well-being.

    Thu, September 21st

    Beginning at 1pm

    30 minutes each

    Registration required

    Donations accepted

    LSVT BIG w/FOX REHAB

    Learn about a researched based exercise approach for Parkinson’s Disease which is  also beneficial for

    stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and down syndrome.

    Wed, September 27th at 10am

    Call to register

     

    EAST LYME SHRED DAY

    Sat, September 30, 2017 from 9am to 12pm

    Community Center Parking Lot

    Bring your old sensitive and financial papers.Shredder
    Bulk Shredder on site.

    Donation of non-perishable food items
    for Care & Share appreciated.

    Sponsored by the East Lyme P.B.A.

    NURSE MANAGED WELLNESS CLINIC

    NurseWed, September 13th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    A nurse from the Visiting Nurses Association of Southeastern Connecticut (VNA of SECT) is available and will provide:

    Health Assessment and Wellness Screen, and

    Brown Bag Medication Check, and

    Safety Assessment, and

    Resource Information, and More.

    Appointments are required. Call the Senior Center at 860-739-5859.