Mondays, April 2 through June 25 (no class 5/28) at 2 p.m. This free 12-week program for older adults focuses on using movement and dance to maintain and improve dynamic balance. Participants will work with Pilobolus teaching artists on creating connections with their bodies, connections with others and connections with their own creativity. This class is open to all levels of ability. Please sign up or call the Center for more information.
ART HISTORY LECTURE SERIES
with instructor Penny O’Connell
Wednesdays, May 2 – June 20 at 10:30 a.m.
$30/$35 out of town
Penny will cover art from India, Asia, China and European art and architecture from the Middle Ages and from the early Renaissance. This is a slide presentation with commentary. Participation in the previous installments is not necessary as each lecture is self-contained. Please sign up at the Center or call.
Take part in this 8-week course from May 2 through June 20. The class runs from 1 pm to 3 pm. Many older adults experience a fear of falling. People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Its an instructor-led, multi-session program where participants learn to:
View falls as controllable
Set goals for increasing activity
Make changes to reduce fall risk at home
Exercise to increase strength and balance
Call to sign up for this 8-week beneficial program @ 203-270-4310 only 15 spots available. Sponsored by BVNA and Newtown Health Dept. Facilitated by Linda DiSarro, PT Rehab Supervisor and Wendy Merrick PT.
This group meets for eight weeks and offers a step by step action program for moving beyond death, divorce, and other losses. Group members are expected to attend all sessions. To register or for further information contact Chaplain Beryl Knudsen, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist® at 203-739-7135 OR email@example.com.
Fly Me to the Moon
3rd Annual Senior Citizen Prom
You are cordially invited to attend our 3rd Annual Senior Prom hosted by Newtown Parks and Recreation at the Newtown High School Cafetorium from 4 pm to 8 pm. An evening of dinner, dancing, and friends.
$15 per person. Please register through Newtown Parks and Recreation office at 203-270-4340 or http://www.newtown-ct.gov/parks-recreation.
Caregiver Roadshow for CT Families provides participants a deeper-dive conversation designed specifically for family caregivers. Family caregivers are the backbone of our health care system. Support is essential to make sure their loved ones have the choice to live safely and independently at home. This workshop allows attendees to learn specific tools in navigating and connecting to services available, understand your care options and costs, and stay informed on the legislative issues impacting seniors and family caregivers.
To register please visit, AARP’s website.
Dancing, Music, Food and Fundraising to help New Milford’s newest program, Chore Services. We assist seniors with light chore work so they may remain living independently, with dignity, in their homes. Download poster