THURSDAY, OCT. 6
CAN YOU BE PAID TO CARE FOR A LOVED ONE? 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Lynn Schmidt from Assisted Living Services, Inc. will discuss home care options, state funded programs and the relatively new state program. Coffee ‘N Dessert program. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.
OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Light refreshments will be served. For more info, call (860) 276-1020.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8
OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St. Edesa Ciscar, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Coffee will be served. For more info, call Edesa Ciscar, (860) 628-5656.
TUESDAY, OCT. 11
BONE HEALTH: REDUCING RISK OF FRACTURES. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave. A free Dinner with the Doc. Dr. Stephen Davis will discuss how to reduce the risk of fractures. A light complimentary dinner will be served. Seating is limited. To register, call 1.855.HHC.HERE (1.855.442.4373).
THURSDAY, OCT. 13
STAYING OR SELLING. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant st. Senior Real Estate Specialist, Ryan Raymond of Keller Williams Realty discuss topics like: Aging in Place (staying in your current home); pricing and selling; and options after your home sells. Coffee ‘N Dessert program. RSVP at (860) 621-3014.
SUNDAY, OCT. 16
MYRTLE BEACH & CHARLESTON TRIP (6 NIGHTS). Departs at 7 a.m. from Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. 2 nights in Frediricksburg; 4 nights at Sea Watch resort Myrtle Beach. Ocean front suites w/balconies. 3 shows in Myrtle Beach. Guided tour to Charleston. October 16-22. $1,115 per person. RSVP at Calendar House trip desk.
MONDAY, OCT. 17
IMPRESSIONISTS & COMEDIANS. 11 a.m.at the Aqua Turf Club, Mulberry St. Cost is $40 for comedians Mark Verselli & Holly Fari.Coffee & donuts, door prizes, complimentary glass of wine or beer and family style luncheon. Drive on your own. (860) 621-3014.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19
DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Discover state-of-the-art digital photography techniques with Peter Freeman.
THURSDAY, NOV. 3
FREE MEMORY SCREENINGS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St. Qualified healthcare professionals will administer the memory screenings and provide educational materials about memory concerns, brain health and caregiving. To register, call (860) 276-1020.
LAUGHTER YOGA. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. at Mulberry Gardens of Southington. The free sessions Leslie Cotton and Elaine Hobart. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and no special equipment is necessary. The moves are gentle and can accommodate any person’s ability and range of motion. More info, call Donna Johnson, (860) 276-1020.
ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP. Second Tuesday of every month, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St. Free support group for families and caregivers. To check for availability, call Marie Terzak at (860) 276-1020.
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.
FRIENDSHIP CLUB AT MULBERRY GARDENS. The third Thursday of every month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St. A free monthly club for older adults seeking socialization and meaningful activities. Participants can enjoy coffee socials, live music, lunch, bingo and more while socializing in a safe and friendly setting. There is limited seating and transportation may be provided. For more info or to reserve your spot, call Marie Terzak at (860) 276-1020.
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.