Senior Center News: Aug. 4
Resources for seniors
Brown Geriatric Evaluation Clinic , 203-594-5200, Geriatric Care Management Program, 3 Farm Road, Waveny LifeCare Center, New Canaan, CT 06840, www.waveny.org. Waveny LifeCare Network provides a comprehensive continuum of healthcare to serve the growing needs of adults from all areas.
Yale Geriatric Assessment Center, 203-688-6361, 789 Howard Avenue, New Haven, CT 06510, mailing address: 20 York Street, New Haven, CT 06510, www.ynhh.org/medical-services/geriatric.aspx. The goal of Yale-New Haven Geriatric Services/Northeast Medical Group is to maintain the independence and enhance the quality of life of older people through diagnosis, assessment, treatment, follow-up care and research studies
Greenwich Hospital Geriatric Services, 203-863-4373, 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT 06830, www.greenwichhospital.org/aging. Greenwich Hospital offers inpatient and outpatient programs to meet the unique needs of older adults, their families and caregivers. Through our Center for Healthy Aging, professional clinical services and support are offered in several specialized areas. These include memory evaluation, caregiving consultations, home safety assessment, medication interactions and psychiatry. The center has received national recognition as a Center of Excellence from the American Geriatrics Society.
Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County, Inc., Wilton, CT 06897, 203-762-8958, or www.visitingnurse.net. A nonprofit, Medicare-certified, state-licensed home health care agency, working in partnership with families. They provide skilled professional care, including visiting nurses, social workers, physical, occupational and speech therapists as well as home health aides, companions and homemakers, and home care programs individually and specifically designed to meet the needs of terminally ill patients and their families with 24-hour availability of nursing care and psychological support
Waveny LifeCare Center, 203-594-5340, 3 Farm Road, New Canaan, CT 06840, www.waveny.org. Waveny LifeCare offers a progression of therapeutic programs, services and living options to enhance quality of life. They provide physical, speech, occupational, and cognitive therapies on an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Corridors is the bi-monthly newsletter for the Wilton Senior Center. It is mailed to Wilton residents who are registered voters age 60 and above. For the months of July and August, Corridors is available at the senior center and on the town website at www.wiltonct.org. Just click on the newsletter icon on the right panel of the homepage.
For the week of August 5:
Friday, Aug. 5, 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 10, Jewelry Workshop with Viola Galetta; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 1:30, Bridge with Sharon Frost.
Monday, Aug. 8, 10:30, Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo; 11-1, Walk-in Biometric Screenings at Ridgefield VNA; 12, Movie; 1, Encore Bridge.
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12:30, Mah Jongg with Kay Chann; 1, Studio Knitting with Lizabeth Doty.
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 10, Open Bridge; 10:30, Tai Chi with Joe Alampi; 1, Mah Jongg.
Thursday, Aug. 11, 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 12:00 Lunch; 12:30 to 2, Blood Pressure Screening by Visiting Nurse and Hospice; 12:45, Bingo.