SATURDAY, DEC. 13
OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS AND THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mulberry Gardens, an assisted living, adult day and memory care community, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. The Orchards, an independent and assisted living community, 34 Hobart St.,, Southington. RSVP (860) 276-1020 for Mulberry Gardens or (860) 628-5656 for The Orchards.
SUNDAY, DEC. 14
OPEN HOUSE AT ARBOR ROSE AT JEROME HOME. 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Independent, assisted living, and memory care community. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707.
MONDAY, DEC. 15
QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Stephanie Soucy, Plainville Senior Center outreach coordinator will answer questions on a “walk-in basis,” no appointment needed. Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings Program, housing options, Alzheimer’s help, caregiving, homecare, etc. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Open to residents of Plainville, 60 years of age or older or their caregivers. (860) 747-5728.
TUESDAY, DEC. 16
AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Course covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures, and more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion of the course, an insurance company must give a discount of at least 5 percent on auto insurance. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $15 for AARP members, providing a membership number. $20 for other attendees. Sign-up at Senior Center underway.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17
CAREGIVING CONNECTIONS DAY. 10 a.m. Held by Bette Smith, Plainville Senior Center outreach coordinator. Holidays, traditionally a time of celebration, can be a difficult time for caregivers. Caregivers from all towns are welcome. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Register. (860) 747-5728.
THURSDAY, DEC. 18
HOLIDAY PROTEIN. 10 a.m. Miles Everett, RN and diabetes education from Bristol Hospital, will teach participants about the protein requirements as one ages. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Free. Register. (860) 747-5728.
THURSDAY, DEC. 25
CHRISTMAS DINNER AT THE PLAINVILLE SENIOR CENTER. 11:30 a.m. Traditional Christmas dinner for center members or Plainville residents 60 and over who would otherwise be alone on the holiday. Volunteers will provide transportation for those who need a ride to the center. No charge for dinner by donations appreciated. Plainville residents 60 and over who are homebound, may call the center and have dinner delivered. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Register before Dec. 22. (860) 747-5728. Indicate whether or not a ride is needed or if food should be delivered.
SENIOR CENTER BAND JAM. Thursdays, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Live band. Dance or just sit back and enjoy. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.
BRIDGE CLUB. 1:30 p.m., ever Monday. The Orchards of Southington, 34 Hobart St., Plantsville. (860) 628-5656.