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December 2017 Events

Balance, Flexibility and the Dreaded Fear of Falling! The fear of falling is a major health problem (but a natural one) among seniors, and actually has a name: basophobia. Learn how to reduce environmental risks take charge of your physical condition, and boost bone strength. Monday, December 4th, 10:30am Meriden...


November 2017 Events

Craft Fair A craft fair and bake sale will feature an array of gifts just in time for the holidays. Vendors welcome. Saturday, November 4th, 10:00am-3:00pm Mulberry Gardens of Southington 58 Mulberry Street Plantsville, CT Call Donna Johnson at 860.276.1020   Managing Chronic Back Pain New guidelines from the American...


October 2017 Events

Risk Factors, Prevention and Early Detection of Breast Cancer Geared to women. This program will take a more in-depth look into risk factors: for those over 60; are very young; have a family history; and African Americans. Light complimentary dinner provided. Thursday, October 5th, 5:00pm Arbor Rose at Jerome Home...


September 2017 Events

Growing Older Can Bring New Purpose, What is Yours? Celebrate how what you have to offer can change along this journey called life. Discussion will include how physical changes can affect our mindset and vice versa. Thursday, September 7th, 3:00pm Plainville Senior Center 200 East Street Plainville, CT Presented by:...


When Is It Too Early To Get A Flu Shot?

By Dr. Sowmya S. Kurtakoti Medical Director, Hartford Hospital Senior Primary Care at Duncaster Every year, medical professionals hear people say, “I’ve never had the flu, so why should I get a flu shot?” Without it, people are risking serious diseases like influenza, pneumonia or even whooping cough, sometimes leading...


What Happens If You Look At The Sun During A Solar Eclipse?

Don’t look now, but the solar eclipse is coming Aug 21. It’s the first total eclipse visible from the United States since 1979, though Connecticut residents will see only a partial eclipse when the moon blocks the sun from 1:25 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. It’s an event, for sure, but...