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.

    Monday, April 30th- HEALTH SEMINAR – Osteoporosis

    “THE TRUTH ABOUT  OSTEOPOROSIS: FACT VS. FICTION”

    with Cara Joseph, Owner of Caramia Wellness.

    Come learn about the myths and facts on Osteoporosis and what you can do to improve your bones.

    Time: 10:30am

    Please call to register

     

    Thursday, April 26th- DRUMMING FOR HEALTH – Drum Circle

    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.

    Time: 10:00am.

    Free

    Please call to register.

     

    Tuesday, April 24th- RECYCLE SEMINAR – with SCRRA

    RECYCLE SEMINAR with South Eastern CT Regional Resource Recovery Authority

    Recycling is ever changing. Come join SCRRRA and learn the latest in our

    East Lyme/Niantic  recycle program.

    Time:  10:30am

    Free

    Must register