SUNDAY, MAY 3
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR THE DISABLED AND ELDERLY SEMINAR. Presented by the Southington Commission on Disabilities, Southington Police Department, Southington Fire Department, Emergency Management, and Public Health Department. 1 to 4 p.m. Seminar on how to prepare disabled and elderly citizens for an emergency. Featured speaker, Stephen Thal, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services Board of Education and services for the Blind. St. Dominic Geraghty Parish Center. 1050 Flanders Rd., Southington. RSVP. (860) 385-2086, Erika.Pocock@gmail.com
WEDNESDAY, MAY 20
THE WEST CENTRAL CONNECTICUT TRIAD FREE CONFERENCE. “Working Mind—Health Mind: Cognitive Fitness and Your Health.” Registration, 9:30 a.m. Program runs from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Box lunch provided. Promoting healthy living and health aging. Keynote speakers Stephani Sivers, Alzheimer’s Resource Center, Dr. Margarita Reyes, geriatric medicine. Interactive demonstrations and activities, a viewing of “Alive Inside” at noon. Health screenings. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. TRIAD serves Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth/Terryville. RSVP. (860) 582-9559. ebarnes@UWWestCentralCT.org
CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.
SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Bristol Senior Center is host to a remote Social Security office. No need to reserve time. First-come, first-serve. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.