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 are Session Based: These classes will have a specific start and end date. Class sessions typically run for 3 months.

Music Classes – Ukulele and Guitar lessons. Explore your creative side and challenge yourself mentally by learning to play an instrument. Beginner level is offered as well as more advanced classes. Loaner instrument is available if needed.

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.

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 Tuesday and Thursday at 11:45am. You must register for a lunch at least 24 hours in advance.

    Over the Hill Hiking Group July Hikes

    • July 12 – Mount Archer
      Lyme – Easy


    • July 19 – Giants Neck/Rocky Neck area

    Niantic – Easy


    **Activities & Picnic at Mike’s Home**


    • July 26 – The Preserve
      Old Saybrook – Difficult



    ** No Hikes in August

    **Fall hike ideas can be sent to Heidi – or text 860-917-6720.

    ROMEO Club July Outing

    Wednesday, July 24th at 11:00am
    Costello’s Clam Shack, Noank

    (11:30am at the Restaurant)

    So, what is the ROMEO Club?
    (Retired Old Men Eating Out)
    They eat out, have fun, make and keep friends.

    Men Only!

    Trip fee is $5pp (transportation only).

    Trip: Senior Resources Healthy Living Expo at Dodd Stadium

    Wed, July 10th at 9:30am
    Senior Resources Healthy Living Expo at Dodd Stadium
    & lunch at Irene’s Family Restaurant

    Open to Non-Residents if there is availability
    Non-residents will be charged a $1.00 surcharge.
    Senior Center Fun Trips use a bus from the Center
    for transport to and from destination.
    # of seats very limited.
    Trip fee is $5pp (transportation only).

    Hearing Loss Information & Tips

    Wednesday, July 25th at 10:00am

    Janine Katomski, President of the Eastern Connecticut Hearing Loss
    Association of America will be talking about: Hearing Loss and Information and
    Tips. Topics discussed will include, but not limited to: the types of hearing loss,
    solutions (hearing devices, apps, public and home) medical accessibility
    and rights, financial aid resources and the ADA/legal rights of hearing impaired.

    Registration begins July 1st. Please register by July 19th.

    Stamp Out Stroke

    Monday, July 22nd at 1:30pm


    Stamp Out Stroke is a community outreach group affiliated with Yale New Haven
    Hospital’s Stroke Center. The group is comprised of healthcare professionals and
    students who volunteer with the goal to educate the New Haven and surrounding
    community about stroke. We focus on stroke risk factors, recognizing warning signs, and the importance of receiving prompt care. We will provide an interactive presentation followed by a Q&A session at the end.

    Registration begins July 1st. Please register by July 17th.