The Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Medicare Part D/Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans coverage is from October 15th to December 7th, 2021. Participants are encouraged to review their coverage to determine if any changes are needed. If a change is made, it goes into effect as of January 1, 2022.

    The changes you can make include during the Open Enrollment Period: 

    Joining a new Medicare Advantage Plan or Part D prescription drug plan

    Switching from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Plan

    Switching from a Medicare Advantage Plan to Original Medicare (with or without a Part D plan)

    Appointments are now being taken for Thu, November 4th and  Fri, November 5th.

    Please call the Senior Center office to secure your slot. More dates will come available so if there is no availability on the 4th or the 5th, the Senior Center will make other arrangements.



    The Dial-a-Ride Medical Transportation and Caregiver Mileage reimbursement program started their new fiscal year on July 1, 2021 and runs until June 30, 2022. Residents who are 60+ or persons with disabilities are eligible  for the service.  A one-page application is required in order to register. If you have already registered for the program, you do not need to complete a new registration form.

    Registered participants who cannot have their needs met by existing services will be provided a limited number of one-way trips per grant year (36) or as the grant dollars allow.

    For further information or for an application, please contact the Senior Center office.


    HEARING CLINIC with Audiology Concierge – First Thursday of the Month

    Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Hearing Clinic with Audiology Concierge – Nancy Jablonski

    This monthly clinic will consist of free hearing tests, hearing aid checks, wax inspection, and listening demonstrations.

    Appointments are required and begin at 10am. Appointments are 45 minutes.

    Please call to schedule your appointment at 860-739-5859.



    MASSAGE THERAPY – 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month

    Time: 1pm to 4:00pm

    Cathy Canto will provide massage therapy on the 2nd and 4th Wed of every month from 1:00 to 4:00pm.  You can reserve a 25 minute appointment for $27 or a 55 minute appointment for $54.

    Call senior center to schedule an appointment and for more information at 860-739-5859.  Payment is due at time of reservation.

    Neighbors helping Neighbors

    Do you have a skill or a service that would benefit a senior in need? We are looking to compile a listing of Niantic & East Lyme residents ready and available to assist seniors with odd jobs, grass mowing, raking, dump runs, shoveling / plowing, etc… If you would like to add your name to our listing please contact us. Please note we are not looking for contractors. We are looking to put together a “neighbors helping neighbors” listing with reduced pricing or free of charge services for seniors in our community. Reliable teens or retirees welcome!