Southington senior listings for the Oct. 14 edition

Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014



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.



IMPRESSIONISTS & COMEDIANS. 11 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.



DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Discover state-of-the-art digital photography techniques with Peter Freeman.



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.

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.

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