Senior Center News: Aug. 3
What is home care?
Owner and regional developer of Synergy HomeCare, Jay Kiley, will give an overview of homecare and what is it all about on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 11:30 a.m., in the senior center lounge.
He will answer questions regarding who pays for home care, the difference between non-medical and medical home care, and the difference between an agency and a registry. There will be time for questions.
A free lunch will follow in the café. Registration required: call the senior center at 203-834-6240
Bridges® by EPOCH will soon open a senior living facility for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias at 123 Richards Avenue in Norwalk. There is presently a welcome center at 595 Connecticut Avenue.
To familiarize the community with their work, Bridges will host a series called Today’s Education About (T.E.A.). Alicia Seaver, director of memory care, will present the Ethics of Fibbing Thursday, Aug. 10, at 2 p.m. and again at 5:30 p.m. at the welcome center.
Call Christy Perone at 203-523-0510 to RSVP or inquire about the program.
Studio knitting goes weekly
Due to popular demand, Studio Knitting will take place weekly on Tuesdays from 1 to 2:30 at the senior center. Gather with other knitters to share patterns, techniques or just a pleasant afternoon. Basic instruction is available. Not a knitter? Bring your own handiwork and enjoy the camaraderie.
Another session of Jewelry Workshop with take place on Friday, Aug. 4, from 10 to noon. There is a $5 drop-in fee per class. Viola Galetta conducts this jewelry-making workshop. No experience is necessary. Enjoy the fun of making your own beaded jewelry. Select materials to match your own style and enjoy the great company.
Friday, Aug. 4 , 10, Jewelry Workshop with Viola Galetta; 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge.
Monday, Aug. 7, 10:30, Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo; 12, Movie; 1, Bridge.
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 9:45, BeMoved, with Phyllis Hirschfield; 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 1, Studio Knitting; 1:30, Mah Jongg with Kay Chann.
Wednesday, Aug. 9, 10, Open Bridge with Michael Hess; 10:30, Tai Chi with Joe Alampi; 12 to 5, Wilton Farmer’s Market at the Historical Society; 1, Mah Jongg.
Thursday, Aug. 10, 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12, Lunch; 12:30 to 2, Blood Pressure Screening by Visiting Nurse and Hospice at Village Market; 12:45, Bingo.