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
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
Want that extra class each week to help you get started for the day?
Please won’t you join us for Saturday Boom Move with Julie Oliver, instructor. This class will be at 9 am
Cost: $24 per 8 week session
Winter session begins Jan 5.
Call 860-441-6785 or sign up online at 860-441-6785
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.
3:15pm – Tues, Friday beginning January 3, 2019 (12 weeks)
11:30am – Mon, Wed and Friday beginning January 2, 2019 (8 weeks)
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/