Are You Ready to Quit Smoking? (Virtual ZOOM Class) Classes Begin Wednesday, May 4th at 6:30 p.m.

    A 7-Week virtual program to help you become tobacco-free!

    The American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® program is designed to give you the support you need in a comfortable, confidential setting offered virtually via ZOOM.  Get assistance in preparing to quit using tobacco, taking that first step to quit and helping you not return to tobacco use.  This program also helps you prioritize other healthy behaviors that support a tobacco-free lifestyle.

    This program is being offered by Uncas Health District and is open to anyone who lives or works in Southeastern Connecticut.  This program is FREE and includes FREE nicotine replacement therapy.

    For more information or to register, Contact Carolyn Wilson (860) 400-2072

    This program is supported by the Preventive Health & Health Services Block Grant funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


    Rusty Cowan- Artwork for Sale

    We are sad to announce the retirement of our dear painting friend Rusty Cowan from the Tuesday morning Art Class.  He has generously decided to donate some of his paintings to the Rose City Senior Center to sell.  You can view these beautiful paintings in the Front Lobby Displace Case across from Reception.  The Senior Center will also keep a selection to display on our walls for all to enjoy.

    Thank you Rusty for the wonderful donation!  The Art Class will very much miss you.

    Prices ~ Framed: $15.00    Matted: $10.00    Unmatted & Unframed: $5.00

    All proceeds will benefit the Rose City Senior Center for future programs and classes.


    Property Rehab and Lead Paint Programs- Wednesday, May 11th 9:30-11:30am

    Sandra Gaitan-Brown, Lead Program Community Liaison, from the City of Norwich Community Development Office will be here to answer questions on the following loan programs.

    Owner Occupant Income Limits (# in Household):  $55,950 (1), $63,950 (2), $71,950 (3)

    • Property Rehabilitation Program

    0% interest deferred loan for roofs repairs/replacement, windows, heating systems, electrical system repairs, Handicapped accessibility improvements and more.

    Owner/Occupant individuals 62+ : 0% interest loan is due 30 years from the date of the lien or at the transfer or sale of the property or if the owner no longer resides in the premises.

    • Lead Paint Hazard Control Program

    0% interest deferred Lead Grants/Loan and forgiven at the rate of 10% per year for owner/occupant.   No payments are required unless the property is sold or transferred within 10 years of completion.


    Connection + Community = Volunteering

    AmeriCorps Seniors, managed by TVCCA, brings people together and creates impactful opportunities for people to connect with one another.  If you are 55+ and looking to volunteer, contact TVCCA to learn how volunteering to grocery shop or visiting with an elderly or disabled person improves the quality of life for them to continue living independently.

    For information, contact: Georgia James (860) 425-6608


    Presentation: Balance & Fall Prevention

    This Presentation is being Rescheduled. Please check the July Newsletter for new date

    Presentation by Amy Sieczkowski, DPT, PT, OCS of Select Physical Therapy

    Learn ways to help reduce your risk of falling and how to maintain or increase your balance.