Senior Center News

Holiday luncheon

A holiday luncheon will take place on Friday, Dec. 1, from noon to 1:30 at the Comstock Community Center. The lunch is sponsored by the Wilton Parks and Recreation Department. The cost is $5. Reservations: 203-834-6234.

Game day

Lunch Join us for “games extraordinaire” at the Senior Center on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 11 to 2.  Play your favorite card or board game before lunch compliments of First Light Home Care.

Play bingo after lunch or continue with your before-lunch game. RSVP: 203-834-6240.

Medicare Part D

Open enrollment for Medicare Part D prescription drug plans ends on Dec. 7. The Wilton Department of Social Services offers seniors appointments with Ellen Abend, a CHOICES volunteer, to review their plans. Call Debbie Wolyniec at Wilton Social Services (203-834-6238) to schedule an appointment.

Care for the caregiver

Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County presents Care for the Caregiver on Monday, Dec. 4, at 11 in the senior center lounge. End-of-life caregivers face unique challenges. They must keep themselves balanced and healthy amid constant sadness while maintaining a happy, engaged, personal life.

In her award-winning film, hospice pioneer Barbara Karnes offers insights that will help caregivers overcome these challenges and avoid burnout. Join Christine Pfeffer, director of hospice for the nursing agency, for a viewing of this DVD presentation followed by a question-and-answer session. Reservations: 203-834-6240.

Coming events

Friday, Dec. 1 , 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 10, Jewelry Workshop with Viola Galetta; 11 to 2, Free Senior Swim at the Y; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 12, Park and Rec Holiday Lunch; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge with Mike Hess.

Monday, Dec. 4, 10:30, Line Dancing with Beatriz Araujo; 11, Care for the Caregiver with Christine Pfeffer; 12, Movie; 1, Encore Bridge.

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 9:45, BeMoved with Phyllis Hirschfield; 10, Acrylics and Oil with Althea Ericsson; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12, Garden Club Luncheon and Activity; 12:30, Five Crowns with Nerina Klobas; 1, Studio Knitting.

Wednesday, Dec. 6, 9:30, Sewing at Ogden House; 10, Open Bridge with Michael Hess; 10:30, Tai Chi with Joe Alampi; 1, American Mah Jongg; 1, Duplicate Bridge.

Thursday, Dec. 7, Medicare Part D enrollment ends today; 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 11 to 12, Blood Pressure Screening by Visiting Nurse and Hospice; 11 to 2, Game Day sponsored by First Light Home Care; 12, Lunch.