Blood Pressure Screening

    Uncas Health will continue to offer free blood pressure screening at the
    Preston Senior Center on the second Monday of each month. They will be at the
    center on Monday, April 8th from 12:45 – 1:45 p.m. No appointments are
    necessary, walk-ins are always welcome. Taking a few minutes out of the day to
    have your blood pressure taken could be a life saving measure.

    Connecticut Legal Services

    Wednesday, April 24th at 1:00 p.m.
    Attorney Leah Pollard Schad to explain wills, living wills, health care proxies,
    powers of attorney and conservatorships. She will also answer questions
    regarding the numerous services that are offered at Connecticut Legal Services.
    The senior center will open at 12:30 p.m. Come early as seats are limited.

    April TVCCA Congregate Cafe Menu

    April 1st: Pesto Chicken, Herb Roasted Potatoes, Corn w/Peppers & Onions,
    Pineapple Tidbits, Bread, Margarine and Beverage.
    April 8th: American Chop Suey, Diced Carrots, Waxed Beans, Fresh Orange, Bread, Margarine and Beverage.
    April 15th: Meatballs Marinara, Penne Pasta, Green & Waxed Beans, Mixed Fruit Cup, Bread, Margarine and Beverage.
    April 22nd: BBQ Pulled Pork w/Bun, Baked Beans, Green & Yellow Squash, Diced Peaches, Beverage
    April 29th: Pot Roast w/gravy, Parsley Steamed Potatoes, Corn w/Peppers &
    Onions, Diced Pears, Bread, Margarine and Beverage.


    As a reminder, reservations must be made by Wednesday of the week prior
    to when you wish to attend the program. You can call in your reservation directly
    to the senior center at 860-889-0770 on Tuesday or Thursday between the hours
    of 12:30 – 4:00 p.m., you can sign-up in person or you can leave a message at the
    Senior Affairs Office at 860-887-5581 ext.6. The suggested donation for persons
    60 years of age and older is $3.00 per meal. Persons under the age of 60 are
    welcome but a set fee will be imposed. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m.

    April Food Distribution

    I am overjoyed to share with you that we are back in business! Food
    distribution will resume during the month of April. Yes, April 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. We will be welcoming one and all to the Preston Senior Center, 42 Long Society Road, Preston. As you know, we welcome residents and non- residents alike. See you soon! Hooray!

    You will also see the return of the Uncas Health Mobile van. The nurses are
    always very supportive and willing to address any questions regarding health
    issues which need clarification or guidance.

    Tech Help at Preston Public Library

    TECH help is available at the Preston Public Library on Saturdays during
    March. The dates available are March 9th, 16th and 23rd. Sign up for a 20-minute session from 11:00 – 11:20, 11:20 – 11:40 and 11:40 – 12:00 noon. Please call the Preston Public Library at 860-886-1010 to schedule your appointment. This program was made possible by a grant from the Preston Fund of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.