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.

    Friday, June 1st – HEARING CLINIC w/Audiology Concierge

    Time: 10:00am

    w/Audiology Concierge – Nancy Jablonski

    This monthly clinic will consist of free hearing tests,

    hearing aid checks, wax inspection, and listening demonstrations.

    Appointments are required and begin at 10am. Appointments are 45 minutes.

    Please call to schedule your appointment at 860-739-5859.

     

    VASCULAR SCREENING – Monday, May 21st – NEW

    w/Southern CT Vascular Center, Vascular Experts

    Mon, May 21st – from 9am-12pm

    Appointments needed for a quick ultra sound.

    Registration begins May 1st. Free.

     

    GUITAR LESSONS – Thursdays

    Guitar Lessons are a great way to challenge yourself mentally, a fun way to  explore your creative side, and just fun!  Loaner guitars are available with a deposit.

    Begins on Thu, May 10th and runs thru June 21st

    Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm

    Guitar

    7 classes. $42R/$46NR

    Registration begins on May 1st

     

    GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP – *New*

    Katie Ziskind Marriage and Family Counselor

    Share, interact and learn from one another in a safe supportive environment.

    Join us if you lost a loved one, a caregiver or an adult looking for support.

     Thu, May 10th at 10am. Free

     Call to register

     

    LUNCH at the East Lyme High School

    Thu, May 31st   Luncheon at the East Lyme High School $5pp – Registration begins May 1st.

    Buffet of hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ chicken, pasta salad, garden salad, fresh fruit, dessert.

    11:30am               musical concert

    12pm                       lunch

    12:45pm              tour of the high school