Senior Center News: Jan. 21
Karen Tatarka leads a discussion of Oscar Wilde’s classic The Picture of Dorian Gray on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 11 in the senior center’s game room. Llunch ($3) is served in the lounge at noon. Call 203-834-6240 for reservations.
Elder law discussion
Wilton attorney Christine Tenore begins a four-part series on common questions regarding later life on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 1:30 in the senior center. This month’s meeting will cover the new Connecticut Power of Attorney Act, living wills, and the new Connecticut health care directive called Medicare Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST).
Coming up is a discussion of wills, trusts and probate on Feb. 24, long-term care alternatives and Medicaid regulations on March 23, and a recap Q&A on April 27.
Registration is recommended: 203-834-6240.
Chris Merwin comes by Friday, Jan. 22, at 11:15 to present a performance lecture on Hawaiian music in the senior center lounge. Fee: $5. Reservations: 203-834-6240.
Warm up on chilly winter days with a knitting or crocheting project Monday, Jan. 25, from 1 to 2:30. Novices can get some pointers and practice with supplied materials. Liz Doty is the instructor.
January brings a bonus jewelry class with Viola Galetta on Friday, Jan. 29, from 10 to noon. No experience necessary; materials available for purchase. $5 drop-in fee.
When in doubt, call 203-834-6240 after 7 a.m. and listen to the recording for information regarding that day’s activities at the senior center. We do not follow the public school closings.
For the week of Jan. 22:
Friday, Jan. 22, 10. Digital Photo Book with Linda Thomas and Sharon Gialo; 10, Feldenkrais with Cathy Paine; 11:15, Chris Merwin demonstrates Hawaiian Music; 12, Bridge with Eleanor Mihailidis; 1:30, Intermediate Bridge with Dan DeVlieg; 1:30-3, Free Senior Swim at the Y.
Monday, Jan. 25, 10:30, Line Dance Fusion with Beatriz Araujo; 1, Encore Bridge; 1, Studio Knitting with Lizabeth Doty.
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 10, Acrylics and Oil with Althea Ericcson; 11, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 11, Book Discussion with Karen Tatarka; 12, Lunch; 12:30 to 2, Blood Pressure Screening at Village Market; 12:30, Mah Jongg; 1, Introduction to Bridge with Dan DeVlieg; 2, Chair Yoga at Ogden House; 3, Stay at Home in Wilton Meeting.
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 9:30, Sewing at Ogden House; 10, Open Bridge with Dan DeVlieg; 10:30, Tai Chi with Joe Alampi; 1, Mah Jongg; 1:30, Planning for Life and Beyond with Attorney Christine Tenore.
Thursday, Jan 28, 9, Enhance Fitness with Leslie Hinshaw; 10, Yoga with Denise O’Hearn; 10:15, Portraiture with Martha Talburt; 12, Bingo; 12, Encore Book Club; 1, Portraiture with Martha Talburt.