Wednesday, November 14th- Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease- Presentation by Kristine Johnson, Eastern Regional Director – Alzheimer’s Association

    Time: 10:00am

    Join us for this informative presentation on the 10 early warning signs of Alzheimer’s.  Alzheimer’s is a disease that causes slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills.  This presentation will help differentiate between normal age related forgetfulness and Alzheimer’s disease indicators.   This talk is recommended for anyone

    who is interested in learning more about the early detection of Alzheimer’s and related dementias; and will give you a better understanding of those suffering from this disease.

    Sign up at reception if you will be attending.


    Wednesday, October 24th- Snap, Crackle, Pop! Why Does my Shoulder Hurt? Presentation by Dr. Nimit Patel from Orthopedic Partners

    Time: 10:00am

    Join us for this presentation by Dr. Nimit Patel from Orthopedic Partners.  Dr. Patel will be discussing shoulder problems, including conservative and operative treatments involving the rotator cuff.

    Dr. Patel is a Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon, specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy, cartilage restoration, fracture care and osteoarthritis.

    Sign up at Reception if you will be attending.


    Wednesday, October 24th- SENIOR CENTER FLU CLINIC

    Time: 10:00 a.m. – Noon

    No Appointment Necessary – Just Walk-In

    Vaccine covered by Medicare, ConnectiCare Medicare Advantage Plans, Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans, Anthem Medicare Advantage Plans.  For those under 65 years old, vaccine covered by Aetna, Anthem and ConnectiCare.  There is a fee for anyone not covered by Medicare or insurance.

    Please bring a copy of your driver’s license and insurance card.  The reason for this is twofold, it provides your identification and information needed to bill your insurance.  It will also allow the nurses to proceed quickly without the burden of photocopying driver’s licenses or insurance cards.

    Conducted by Hartford Healthcare at Home



    Tues 1st          8:30       Elder Care Review Team (card room)

    Mon 3rd                       ***Senior Center Closed*** for Labor Day Holiday

    Tues 4th          9:30            Shopping Trip to Walmart-Lisbon Landing

    Tues 4th                        Trip Registration Begins: ‘Wright’s Farm Restaurant & Bakery’ (see below)

    Wed 5th           10:00            Blood Pressure Clinic (conf room 1)

    Thurs 6th TRIP: ‘Oliver!’ Goodspeed Opera House (call for availability)

    11:00AM depart senior center (approx. return 5:30PM)

    Fri 7th 8:15 Podiatry Clinic – Dr. Walter (call Mike for appointment)

    Tues 11th 1:30 CSEA #403 Meeting (dining room)

    Fri 14th TRIP: ‘The Big E’ West Springfield, MA (see pg 1)

    9:00AM depart senior center (approx. return 7:45PM)

    Sun 16th 11:00 Family Day, Mohegan Park (see pg 3)

    Mon 17th 9:00 Senior Affairs Commission Meeting (card room)

    Mon 17th Trip Registration Begins: ‘Legends in Concert’ Foxwoods (see pg 3)

    Tues 18th 9:00 AARP Driver Safety – Smart Driver Course (see pg 9)

    Wed 19th 10:00 Blood Pressure Clinic (conf room 1)

    Wed 19th 10:30 Congressman Courtney ’Legislative Updates’ (see pg 1)

    Wed 19th 1:30 AARP #1004 Meeting (dining room)

    Thurs 20th 9:30 Free Hearing Screening (call Hilary for appointment) (conf room 1)

    Mon 24th Trip Registration Begins: Newport Playhouse (see pg 4)

    Tues 25th 9:00 Relative Caregivers Support Group (card room)

    Thurs 27th 11:45 Senior Center Birthday Celebration (dining room)