National Senior Center month is celebrated every year in the fall. It’s a wonderful opportunity to not only honor our senior centers, but also to highlight the amazing work they do for our community. To show our appreciation, we have put together a list of five reasons to love our senior centers in Western CT.
- Helpful Resources
Our senior centers are full of information and resources pertaining to all aspects of aging. Whether you are in need of some assistance with Medicare or are looking for some financial, legal, or tax advice, the senior centers in Western CT can help answer your questions and provide you with expert guidance.
- Diverse Programs & Classes
The programming at our senior centers includes a wide range of classes, workshops, and special lectures. They have daily programs that focus on art, card games, board games, cooking, line dancing, singing, and knitting. Also, our senior centers offer educational discussions and seminars regarding current issues, safe driving, elder laws and rights, aging in place, and Medicare.
- Health & Wellness
In addition to having special interest programming, our senior centers are dedicated to helping their members stay active and healthy. They have regular exercise classes that focus on strength, balance, and flexibility as well as informative lectures on nutrition and healthy eating. Also, they hold flu clinics, blood pressure screenings, eye exams, and hearing screenings. Further, our senior centers are also advocates for taking care of one’s mental health. They offer support groups and hold discussions on how best to cope with stress and anxiety.
- Special Events & Parties
Our senior centers love to gather their members together to socialize and celebrate. They host fun parties throughout the year to celebrate the holidays, birthdays as well as the changing seasons. Each celebration features music, dancing, singing, delicious food, fun, and games.
- Exciting Trips
Every month, the senior centers in Western CT like to take their members outside of the center and explore a new destination. They offer day-trips to fun attractions in CT as well as to see Broadway shows. Also, they plan overnight trips to special attractions and exciting events in neighboring states.
To see all of the resources, classes, and other special activities offered at your local senior center, please visit our Senior Center Pages. For more information on trips and events in your area, check out our Events Calendar.
Age Well CT wants to thank our local senior centers for their dedication and everything they do to help seniors live happy, healthy, and active lives.