Milford Senior Center offers programs, events in January
The Milford Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive, offers the following programs and events in January. For more information, call 203-877-5131 or visit milfordctseniorcenter.com/.
The Vita Program will be providing free income tax preparations for all ages and low-income families Sundays, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Mondays, from 5-8 p.m., Jan. 26 through April 5. Participants are required to register by calling 211 or online at ucw.211ct.org/tax preparations.
The Ahrens Program provides respite time for caregivers during the day. The program is designated for individuals with cognitive impairments who may require a supervised environment. During their stay in the program, members are offered continental breakfast, enjoy various activities, which include arts and crafts, table games, cognitive-fit games, exercise, music and entertainment, trips and other special events. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost is $10 a day for Milford residents and $15 a day for out-of-town residents. To learn more about the program or to schedule a tour, contact Rita Whiskeyman, program coordinator or Christine Lyas, social service worker at 203-877-5131.
Board Game Night
Board Game Night will be held the second Monday of each month beginning Monday, Jan. 13, from 5:55 to 7:30 p.m.
Joint replacement talk
If you are considering surgical intervention for your joint pain you may be interested in a discussion Thursday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m.
Jeopardy Traffic Safety program
Traffic safety will be enhanced by the Jeopardy Traffic Safety Program presented by Alec Slatky, director of Public and Government Affairs, AAA Northeast during a discussion Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m.
Attendees will learn why sleep and the quality of sleep are so important Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 1 p.m. This is an interactive program that explores sleep in general and how it affects many aspects of health. Learn how effective managements of options along with self-assessment tools for each participant identifies areas of sleep improvement. Presented by the Orange Rehabilitation Care Center.
Healthy cooking demo
A Healthy Cooking Program will be presented Thursday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m. A cooking demonstration will provide information on how to prepare a delicious, nutritious and simple meal. Presented by the kitchen staff at the Golden Hill Rehab Pavilion. RSVP is required.
The movie, Las Vegas will be screened on Friday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m.
Trivia Night will be held the third Monday of the month, from 5:55 to 7:30 p.m.
Super Bingo will be held Monday, Jan. 27, from 1-3 p. Prizes awarded for special games.
Natural Ways to support the immune system during cold and flu season will be presented Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 1 p.m. The discussion will be led by Kara Cholewinski, a third year student clinician at the University of Bridgeport School of Naturopathic Medicine.