SATURDAY, JAN. 9
OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. (860) 276-1020.
TUESDAY, JAN 12
SENIOR CITIZEN COMMISSION/ ADVISORY BOARD. 4:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Calendar House members and the public are encouraged to attend.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13
FINANCIAL CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Learn how to manage your Financial Investments, including stocks, bonds, CDs, money markets, mutual funds and other investment instruments with Connie Proll, a Southington based certified financial advisor.
THURSDAY, JAN. 14
‘BEST COMMUNICATION: A NEW APPROACH.’ 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Speaker is Michelle Wyman, LSW, dementia specialist with the Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging. Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. Register. RSVP. (860) 621-3014. CTHealthyAging.org
COFFEE ‘N DESSERT – DEALING WITH MEMORY ISSUES. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Michelle Wyman, LSW, Alzheimer’s/Dementia specialist for CT Center for Healthy Aging will present “Best Communication” when dealing with memory issues, Alzheimer’s or dementia. Discussion will include the healthy brain and what it does, what changes happen with memory loss and the challenges that occur. Also ways and strategies for response and care to help persons with memory loss. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20
FRAUD SCHEMES. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Senator Joe Markley, Representative Sampson, and Judge of Probate Matt Jalowiec will offer an informational session on Fraud Schemes and how to protect yourself. Register at (860) 621-3014.
THURSDAY, JAN 21
COFFEE ‘N DESSERT – CARING TRANSITIONS. 1:30 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Rachelle Campbell of “Caring Transitions” will provide information regarding this service that offers a total solution for senior relocations, downsizing and estate sales with services tailored to each client’s specific needs. A free -in-home consultation is available. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.
FREE BALANCE SCREENINGS. Hartford HealthCare Senior Services offers free balance screenings provided by licensed physical therapists at Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave. Such screenings can play an important role in preventing falls. Appointments are required. Call (860) 378-1234.
BRIDGE AT THE ORCHARDS OF SOUTHINGTON. 1 p.m. on Mondays at The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St. Do you like to play cards and meet new people? Learn the game of bridge and become a member of their Bridge Club. For more information, please call Edesa Ciscar at (860) 628-5656.
DONATIONS OF USED PERSONAL MUSIC DEVICES. Southington Care Center accepts donations of used iPods or MP3 players to engage residents in a music and memory program. Music has proved to be beneficial in various therapies for people who have dementia. Contact Stacy Carleton, Southington Care Center director of therapeutic recreation, at (860) 378-1286.
WHEELER SENIOR COMMUNITY HEALTH OUTREACH COORDINATOR JUSTINE MICALIZZI. Mondays, 10 a.m to noon. Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Receive information about mental health, substance use disorders, treatment recovery resources, early childhood, and local programs and services. Southington Library and Museum, 255 Main St., Southington.