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    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

    December 5th 4-5 pm TECHY TEENS technology help (FREE)

    Today, December 5th 4-5 pm In our Computer Center
    TECHY TEENS technology help (FREE)
     
    DROP IN!
     
    Let our Techy Teens tutors teach you New High-Tech Tricks
     
    Technology help on topics ranging from smartphones
    & tablets, digital cameras/photos, basic computer skills, eBooks, Microsoft Office, Facetime and more!
     
    Who knows technology better than teens?!?! 🙂

    Walk with Ease program new dates nad new rtes!

    Groton Senior Center presents

    Walk with Ease

    More than just walking on your own.

    Sponsored by the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance

    This program designed by the Arthritis Foundation is a walking program proven to reduce pain and improve your overall health.  You can sign up for a 6 week walking program with an instructor or choose to sign up and follow the program independently.  All participants will receive a pedometer and workbook.  Pre and post-test are done for both types.

    • Certified Instructor led class focuses on reducing pain and discomfort of joints; increase balance, strength and walking pace; build confidence in your ability to exercise. A great way to begin a regular exercise routine. Cost: $28 per person for 3 days per week for 6 weeks

    Class Schedule:

    3:15pm – Tues, Friday beginning January 3, 2019 (12 weeks)

    11:30am – Mon, Wed and Friday beginning January 2, 2019 (8 weeks) 

    • Independent Program – Purchase class materials and follow program on your own. Cost: $8.00

    Too cold outside to walk, come to the center and do a lap.  10 laps equal 1mile.  Center opens at 7am. For more information, call the Groton Senior Center at 860-441-6785. Register at the center or online at www.grotonrec.com/seniors/