Senior Center News

Medicare enrollment

For Medicare beneficiaries, November is the time to get the help you need to choose or change your prescription drug plan. Ellen Abend, a CHOICES volunteer, will be on hand at the senior center to help people review their Medicare Part D plans.  Appointments are available Thursdays during the open enrollment period which ends on Dec. 7. Call Debbie Wolyniec at 203-834-6238 to schedule an appointment.

Get A Fresh Eye!

Kathy Engstrom, owner of A Fresh Eye, LLC, is a real estate staging professional and organizer.  She specializes in home decorating, staging houses for resale, and move management. Kathy will offer two different classes in November for people looking to put a fresh spin on their environment, whether they are looking to sell or just want to clear things out.

Stage Your Home to Sell is on Monday, Nov. 13, 10 to noon.

Conquer the Clutter is on Thursday, Nov. 30, 10 to 2 p.m.

The classes will take place in the Senior Center Technology Room. Fee: $10 per class.  Registration: 203-834-6240.

Driver improvement

Wilton Police Lt. David Hartman will offer the AAA Driver Improvement Program on Monday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 17, from 8:30 to 12:30, at the Comstock Community Center. Participants need attend only one class.

By completing this class drivers 60 years of age and older may qualify for a minimum 5% discount on their auto insurance. Register online by visiting or call AAA at 203-937-2595 ext. 4684 for more information.  

Thanksgiving lunch

The Wilton Parks and Recreation Department and the senior center will treat the town’s senior citizens to a bountiful Thanksgiving luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Comstock Community Center. All Wilton senior citizens are welcome. Socializing begins at 11:30, followed by a Thanksgiving lunch at noon. The feast includes roast turkey, stuffing, side dishes, and dessert. Reservations: call the senior center at 203-834-6240 by Thursday, Nov. 9. To schedule a ride with Dial-A-Ride, call 203-834-6235.

Coming events

Friday, Nov. 10 , 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 11:15, Chair Yoga with Adrianna Caravakis; 11:30, Introduction to Bridge with Mike Hess begins; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge with Mike Hess.

Monday, Nov. 13, 8:30, AAA Driving Improvement Program with Lieutenant Hartman; 10, Stage your Home with Kathy Engstrom; 10, Word Class with Catherine Myers; 10:30, Line Dancing with Beatriz Araujo; 11:30, Colored Pencil Painting; 12, Movie; 1, Encore Bridge.

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 9:45, BeMoved with Phyllis Hirschfield; 10, Acrylics and Oil with Althea Ericsson; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12, Garden Club Lunch and Activity; 12:30, Five Crowns with Nerina Klobas; 1, Studio Knitting; 1:30, Mah Jongg with Kay Chann; 2, Caregiving Through the Holidays at Bridges by EPOCH; 2, Chair Yoga at Ogden House; 5:30, Caregiving Through the Holidays at Bridges by EPOCH..

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 9:30, Sewing at Ogden House; 9:30, Watercolor Workshop; 10, Word Class with Catherine Myers; 10, Open Bridge with Michael Hess; 10:30, Tai Chi with Joe Alampi; 11:30 to 1:30, Thanksgiving Lunch compliments of the Parks and Rec Department and the Senior Center; 1, American Mah Jongg.

Thursday, Nov. 16, 10, Beginning Portraiture with Martha Talburt; 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12, Lunch; 12:30, Colored Pencils Portrait; 12:45, Bingo.