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Senior Center: 1/13/17

The Woodbridge Senior Center provides a program of health, wellness, nutrition, education & social activities for residents 60 years of age and older.  The Center offers a luncheon program as well as a transportation program.  Call us to find out more or sign up to receive our newsletter by mail or email.  Please contact us at 203-389-3430 or jglicksman@woodbridgect.org.

We are pleased to announce the return of our chef Elaine Marcucio to our Nutrition Program.  Elaine will be planning and executing a wonderful array of healthy, nutritious and delicious meals on Tuesdays & Fridays at 12:15p.m.  Join us for entrees like Vegetable Lasagna on Tuesday, January 17th or Mediterranean Baked Tilapia on Tuesday, January 24th.

We will be hosting ‘Coffee, Cookies & Conversation’—about Elder Care with CareMatch America—on January 17th, 12:30-1:30p.m. and on February 8th, 6-7p.m.  This is a free service and not a referral agency and is designed to help in the search for the appropriate and individualized care for you or a family member.

Dr. Susann Verano, Geriatrician, will offer a wonderful program called ‘Has Your Get Up and Go – Got Up and Left?’ following our lunch program on Friday, January 20th.

On Monday, January 30th the Center will offer “Diabetes 101” from 6-7p.m.  The class will be taught by Certified Diabetes Instructor Mary Swansiger, BSN, MPH from Griffin Hospital’s Community Outreach and Parish Nursing Department.  This discussion will cover different types of Diabetes, symptoms, risk factors, treatment options as well as prevention.  Please RSVP– 203-389-3430.

Pickleball begins January 27th at 2pm in the Center Gym.  This will be an on-going exercise program with a yearly fee of $20.00.  Join us for exercise and a load of fun!

Low Vision Specialist Michele Tarantino, OT, of Brookdale Home Health Services will be joining us for a free program in the Senior Center Cafeteria following lunch at 12:45p.m.  Do you know the answers to these questions?  What size print can you now read?  Can you read the newspaper?  Can you read your watch?  Can you do household tasks?  Can you read your bills?  Can you care for your personal grooming needs such as shaving or applying make-up?  Have you used low vision devises in the past such as magnifiers and do you still use them?  Join us for an informative talk.

Sign up now for the February 23rd trip to the CT Flower Show.  The cost is $80.00 per person and includes transportation, lunch at the Chowder Pot in Hartford and entrance to the 36th Annual CT Flower Show.

For more information about any of our programs, please call the Senior Center at 203-389-3430.  All programs are at the Woodbridge Senior Center unless otherwise noted.

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