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299 Elm Street, Enfield,
News Release for the Week of October
As part of our
mission to provide social, educational and enrichment opportunities, the
Enfield Senior Center is now offering a Men’s
Group that will be facilitated by staff but guided by the interests and
needs of participants. Join us on
Wednesdays at 9 am, beginning October 4, to discuss topics such as healthy
aging and interact with other group members to connect and open possibilities for
mutual aid and support. Please register
at the front desk.
We have the wonderful
opportunity to work with physical therapy graduate students from American
International College offering Dancing with Parkinson's. They will
share a fun and educational dance experience to improve common symptoms of
Parkinson’s disease. This program will be offered on Tuesdays, Oct 3 – Nov 7
from 10:30 – 11:30 am and Thursdays, Oct 5 – Nov 9 from 11:45 – 12:45 pm for a
total of 12 classes. There is no fee for these classes. Space is limited so
please call or stop by the front desk to sign up.
Heart disease is the
biggest health threat that women will face.
It is the number one killer of women in the U.S. but much of it is
preventable. Join staff members from the
Women’s Heart Program at Saint
Francis for an informative lecture on Wednesday, October 4 at 1 pm as they
discuss how to reduce a woman’s individual risk of heart disease. Please call or stop by the front desk to
Join us for Dignity of Life presented by The
Catholic Cemeteries Association on Thursday, October 5 at 6 pm. This educational event is designed to prepare
you to handle the difficult end of life issues facing all of us. Professional representatives from cemeteries,
funeral homes, the long term care and legal community will help you plan and
relieve the burden on those you leave behind.
Refreshments will be served.
Please register at the front desk.
Don’t sit this one
out! The Signs and Symptom of Depression seminar presented by Patient Care
will be held on October 11 at 1 pm.
Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of depression and take
charge of your life. This presentation
will cover strategies for combating depression and help you learn how to
recognize depression in older adults.
Light refreshments will be served.
Please register at the front desk.
Join Rafael Rodríguez
Cruz, an attorney with Greater Hartford
Legal Aide at the Enfield Senior Center on Thursday, October 12, 2017, from
5 to 6 pm. Mr. Cruz will present on health and financial matters of special
interest to seniors including Health Care Directives and Powers of Attorney.
Mr. Cruz will also be available immediately after the workshop to answer any
specific questions you may have. Register at the senior center front desk.
Join us for our Line Dance Jamboree on Friday, October
13 at 1 pm. Have an afternoon of fun,
line dancing to some of your favorite line dances, old and new. Tickets are $7 per person and include a
Trip flyers are available on
our website at www.enfield-ct.gov/seniors or can be picked up at the Senior Center.
Day trips are available for sale on or after the trip sign-up date.
Thomaston Opera House – It’s A Wonderful Life, December 3, 2017. Cost $91 per person includes lunch at the
Black Rock Tavern.
Stageloft Theatre – Winter Wonderettes, December 9, 2017. Cost $92 per person includes lunch at the
Salem Cross Inn.
Reservations are being accepted for multi-day
Spain’s Classics, April 19 – 29, 2018. Cost $3,899 pp/double.
Colorado’s Historic Trains, August 10 – 18, 2018. Cost $3,299 pp/double.
Mediterranean Cruise, September 22 – October 5, 2018. Cost $2999 pp/double. Trip
presentation date is October 17 at 2 pm.
Lunch reservations can be made by calling
860-763-7428. Comments, questions or concerns email SeniorCenter@enfield.org.
We look forward to hearing from you.