ENFIELD SENIOR CENTER
As a focal point for aging services, the Enfield Senior Center provides social, educational, and recreational opportunities to enrich the mind, body and spirit of older adults in an open and accepting atmosphere.
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Registration Days for August Classes
Resident Registration - Starting Monday, July 19th
Non - Resident Registration - Starting Monday, July 26th
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Travel in a COVID World
Are you thinking about traveling during COVID and have questions?
Join Brett Isaacson, President of Friendship Tours on Friday, August 13 at 1:30pm in the Great Room. Brett will speak on what is happening in the travel world and will be available to answer your questions. The Senior Center invites anyone who is interested in traveling to join the discussion. Based on this discussion we will look at booking future trips.
Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Locations
You can now get vaccinated at these locations during the hours they accept walk-up appointments, without having to schedule in advance.
COVID vaccines are always provided without any charge to individuals. People are encouraged to bring an ID and their medical insurance, but it is not required and nobody will be turned away. Participating location in Enfield are below.
Able Care Pharmacy & Medical Supplies
Address: 15 Palomba Drive, Enfield, CT 06082
Walk-up Hours: Monday-Friday, 12 PM - 5 PM
Vaccine Type: Moderna, J&J
Costco Pharmacy Enfield
Address: 75 Freshwater Blvd, Enfield, CT 06082
Walk-up Hours: Monday-Friday 10 AM-7 PM; Saturday 9:30 AM-6 PM
Vaccine Type: Moderna and/or J&J
Johnson Memorial Hospital/Enfield Annex
Address: 124 North Maple St., Enfield, CT 06082
Walk-up Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM-11:45 AM and 12:45 PM-4:30 PM
Vaccine Type: Pfizer
Senior Minor Home Repair Program: Re-Start June 1st
The Enfield Department of Social Services and the Commission on Aging are pleased to announce the re-opening of the volunteer Senior Minor Repair Program after a year-long shut-down due to the pandemic.
Beginning May 3rd Enfield residents ages 60 and over are eligible to schedule an appointment for service by calling 860-253-6396. Services will begin Tuesday June 1st and continue weekly on Tuesdays through November 2, 2021. Appointments will be made on a first-come, first-serve basis until slots are filled.
Types of service include installation of window air conditioning units, gutter cleaning, grab bars and handrails installation, hanging of curtains/blinds, replacement of thermostats and installation of smoke detectors.
Some of the services NOT provided include repairs that require a permit or license, painting, tree/bush trimming, furniture moving, or roof repairs. For a more comprehensive list please visit the Social Services website https://www.enfield-ct.gov/429/Social-Services
The COA volunteers will exercise all proper COVID precautions such as wearing facemasks and gloves and maintaining social distance as much as is feasible to the job. All residents are asked to likewise wear masks and/or remain socially distanced while the volunteers are performing the services. A safety pre-screen phone call will be made by the SMRP Coordinator the day before the scheduled service.
The following services are available for a free 15-minute IN-PERSON consultation between the hours of 10:00 to 11:45 am. Call the Senior Center at 860-763-7425 to schedule an appointment.
Ask the Lawyer: July 28th, 2021
Ask the Realtor: August 4th, 2021
Legal Consultation: July 20th, 2021
Ask The CPA: August 18th, 2021
PRIME FITNESS CENTER
Health and Wellness
PRIME Fitness Update
Workout times and capacity limits:
- The Fitness Center will be open
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00am – 8:00pm.
Tuesday & Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm.
- No appointments will be necessary.
- The Fitness Center is now taking new members.
Please call 860-272-3554 to learn how to register as a new member.
The Enfield Senior Center reserves the right to make changes to the Fitness Center as Town, State, or Federal regulations require.
Online Health and Wellness
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