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.

    Wellness Begin With The Air You Breathe

    Wednesday, May 15th at 10:30am


    We spend most of our time inside our homes where indoor air directly impacts our health and wellness.

    Don’t leave it to chance.

    Come and learn about how to insure your indoor air quality is safe and receive a free air quality inspection.
    Come and be informed by an Aerus Air Quality Specialist about this important subject.

    Registration begins May 1st. Register by May 10th.

    17th Annual Celebrate 90+ Tea

    Friday, May 31st from 1:00-3:00pm


    Come join the East Lyme Senior Center, Bridebrook Rehab & Crescent Point of Niantic at our Annual 90+Tea. We love to honor our town’s 90 and older crowd. Help us find them – call us if you know one. Honorees can invite 2 guests at no charge! Everyone else is $2pp and ALL are welcome. Entertainment by Brian Gillie.

    Registration begins May 1st. Register by May 22nd.

    The Three P’s of Senior Investment Fraud Presentation

    Wednesday, May 22nd at 1:00pm

    The Three P’s: Profile, Persuasion, Prevention 


    Join staff from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a
    seminar on investment fraud and financial scams – and how you can
    protect yourself from them. Topics covered will include the “Three P’s of Investment Fraud”:

    The profile of the typical investment-fraud victim, the persuasion
    tactics con artists use to trick seniors and other investors, and what
    you can do to help prevent this from happening to you or your
    friends. Investors are welcome to share their questions, stories, and
    concerns about these topics, about saving and investing, or about
    the S.E.C. generally. Free handouts, including the S.E.C.’s official
    guide for senior investors, will be available to take home. The speaker will be Eric Giroux, who has been a lawyer in the S.E.C.’s Boston Regional Office for over a decade.

    Registration begins May 1st. Register by May 17th.

    Makeup For Mature Women Class

    Tuesday, May 7th from 9:00-11:30am


    This 2.5 hour forum is the perfect place for mature women & women of all ages & experience to learn how to create a MakeUp style that compliments their personal features & skin tone. We will explore products & tools & ‘must haves’ for your personal makeup collection. You will participate in ‘hands-on’ makeup demonstrations & leave knowing that with a little practice you can perfect your personal appearance for all occasions.

    Topics of discussion include…
     Keeping Your Makeup & Brushes Clean & Sanitary
     Using The Right Brush & Tools For The Right Application

     Application Techniques

     Base & Foundation – Choosing The Right Concealer &
    Foundation For Your Specific Skin Tone
     Interpreting Your Skin Tones & Color
     Contouring, Highlighting, Blushing
     Eyes – Eye Shadow Color Rules & Application Advice
     Brows – Shaping & Correcting
     Lips – Color Rules & Advice – Reshaping
     Social Media App Essentials & Resources
     Personal Makeup Questions –
     Evaluation of Your Personal MakeUp …& Much More

    Please bring a notebook and pen.
    Participants are Encouraged, BUT NOT required, to bring their own personal MakeUp and Brushes for a professional evaluation

    Register by May 3rd.
    $15 per person