Upcoming events for Seniors

Senior CenterThe following is a list of upcoming senior citizen events which will be held at the Trumbull Senior Center, 23 Priscilla Place unless otherwise noted. To RSVP or for more information, call 203-452-5137.

Live Well Workshop — Mondays, Oct. 3, 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14,, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Attend a free six week Live Well Workshop series and learn new techniques to take control of your chronic health issues. Developed by Stanford University, Live Well is for adults and caregivers with ongoing health issues such as diabetes, arthritis, asthma, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, pain, depression, and anxiety. Participants will learn healthy ways of dealing with pain, fatigue, and difficult emotions. Subjects covered include nutrition, exercise, decision making, problem solving, goal setting and much more. Workshops are interactive and allow participants to share experiences and help each other solve problems they encounter. Participants are lent a copy of Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions and a relaxation CD. RSVP.

Versailles and the Aftermath — Wednesday, Oct. 5, 10:30 a.m. The Grandest Hoax Ever Perpetrated on Modern Man. Mark Albertson, Professor of History at NCC, will explain how the World War I was actually a European civil war; and how that war did not end in 1918, rather was jump-started by Hitler in 1939. RSVP.

Health Fair for older adults — Friday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EMS, nursing, police, pharmacy, doctors, elder law attorney, assisted living, health department, counseling center, Agency on Aging, home health care and more. Free balance screenings. Call for more information and/or to schedule transportation assistance.

Lunch and movie — Thursday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by Ludlowe Center for Health and Rehabilitation. Feature film My Big Fat Greek Wedding. A Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to term with her family heritage and cultural identity. Note, movies are subject to change due to availability. RSVP.

Medicare Overview and Consultations — Learn the basics, compare your plans, and get personalized help. Friday, Oct. 21, 10:30 a.m. Medicare Supplemental Plans (and Part D); Tuesday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m., Medicare Advantage Plans (and part D). Scott Berney from Berney Insurance Group will be here to explain your Medicare Supplemental options. Come find out if your plan is competitive or if there is a plan with better coverage and more affordable. Remember, plans change every year; take the time to review your benefits. Bring insurance cards and a list of your medications if you would like to meet with Scott after the presentations.

Explore 3D printing — Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m. Are you curious about 3D printers and how this amazing technology works? Learn more about 3D printing and watch a demonstration presented by Creators’ Corner at the Fairchild-Nichols Library. Call more information and to RSVP. Transportation is available.

Trumbull Senior Citizen Commission meeting — Friday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m. Meetings are held in the Long Hill conference room in Town Hall and are open to the public.

Monthly Birthday Party — Friday, Oct. 28, 11 a.m. Come celebrate October birthdays. Sponsored by Synergy Home Care. RSVP.

Bingo — Friday, Oct. 28, 1-2:30 p.m. Prizes and refreshments will be served. Seating is limited. RSVP. Sponsored by the Trumbull Senior Commission and Synergy Home Care.

Join The Trumbull Senior Center for a presentation On Tuesday, Nov. 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m., by Griswold Home Care on Driving & Aging. Susan L. Pinto, Community Liaison Specialist, of Griswold Home Care will help older adults understand the nature/scope of potential driving issues. You will learn how occupational therapists can help seniors and family caregivers with driving decisions and skills, along with how to access innovative tools to support safe driving, mobility, and independence. RSVP before Tuesday, Oct. 25, to Jennifer Gillis 203-.452-5133.

Upcoming lecture series — Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6:30 p.m., Eleanor. Fairchild Library;

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m., The Strategic Significance of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor. Trumbull Senior Center.

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