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Parkinson’s Peer Support Group meets monthly on the third Monday of each month at 10:15 a.m. The group’s goal is to share ideas and resources in the management and treatment of Parkinson’s. Caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend. Topics vary monthly. Refreshments are served. The next meeting is April 16. For more information, call Janet at EAA at 860-668-1986.

Join us on Tuesday, April 17 at 1:30 p.m. for our new series, “Round Table With…” The program is designed to encourage conversations within our community. Our first guest is First Selectman, Melissa Mack. Are there things going on in Suffield that you’re curious about or would like to express your opinion on? Here is your opportunity. Light refreshments will be served.

Is Your Financial House In Order? Bill Roebelen, Prudential Financial Professional Associate, will present this seminar which discusses financial situations and talks about key tools like budgeting and debt management, ways the audience can protect their assets, prepare for retirement and create a financial legacy for their loved ones. Bill was born and raised in Suffield and brings more than 30 years of experience in financial services. Join us on Tuesday, April 24 at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Please sign up by Thursday, April 19.

Veterans Coffee Hour: April 27 at 8:30 a.m. with Wayne Rioux, Veteran and Veteran’s Liaison from Hartford Healthcare at Home. This is a great opportunity for veterans to come together, ask questions, share stories and build relationships.

Terry Arciszewski and JoAnn Supple are hosting their Second Annual English High Tea on Friday, April 27 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Get creative with a hat; prizes are awarded for the best! Join us for some great food, lots of tea varieties, and fun raffle prizes. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Senior Center or call Terry at 860-668-2274.

Join us on Saturday, April 28 from 9-11 a.m. for a Senior to Senior Breakfast. Suffield High School seniors will be making a pancake breakfast served with sausage, fruit, orange juice, coffee/tea. After breakfast activities include games, puzzles & bingo. Only $5 per person. Registration deadline is April 18th. Let’s create some intergenerational friendships! Sponsored by Suffield Youth Services and Suffield Senior Center.

April Movies

April 4 at 1p.m.


April 10 at 1 p.m.


April 17 at 1 p.m.


April 24

Philadelphia Story

April 25 at 6 p.m.

Only the Brave

Reservations are only required for the April 25 movie by Monday, April 23. Free popcorn and beverage are included!

Medicare is complicated! Have questions? Want to see if you can save some money? Trained volunteers are available to provide unbiased assistance on the first Wednesday and third Saturday of each month. Call for an appointment.

Volunteers are needed to fight scammers! Medicare loses over 60 billion dollars each year due to fraud, errors and abuse. The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program is looking for volunteers. Volunteers are trained to educate beneficiaries how to recognize and combat fraud. Volunteers work right in our own community and hours are flexible. The next SMP Foundation training will be held on Thursday, June 7th from 10 a.m.—3 p.m. at NCAAA, 151 New Park Avenue in Hartford (near the West Hartford line). Advanced registration is required by May 18. Contact Carol Walsh, Senior Medicare Patrol Volunteer Coordinator at or 860-724-6443. To learn more, visit and

April Lunch Menu

All lunches are $3.50 and include dessert, coffee/tea and cold beverage. Reservations are required.

Wednesday 4/4 

Teriyaki pork roast and oven roasted potatoes

Thursday 4/5 

Imm. crab linguini and Roll and butter

Wednesday 4/11  

Roasted chicken leg qtr. and spring vegetables

Thursday 4/12

Hot dog wrapped in a crescent roll, macaroni and veggie salad

 Wednesday 4/18  

Ratatouille over pasta and Roll and butter

Thursday 4/19

Tuna melts on an English muffin and chips

Wednesday 4/25

Beef and biscuit bake and  cucumber slices

Thursday 4/26

Antipasto picnic salad and   roll and butter

Diabetes Series

May 10, 17, 24 & 31 at 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by Parkway Pavilion

 Part 1: Learn about the different types of diabetes and how it affects each system in the body and why.

 Part 2: A dietician will explain the importance of carbohydrate control, how to read labels, and explain the problems with sugar-free products.

 Part 3: A physical therapist will go over the importance of exercise and programs that can meet the needs of people with different disabilities.

 Part 4: A pharmacist will review the new and up and coming drugs and answer questions people have about their medications.

 Healthy Creations Cooking Demonstration

May 15 at 2:30 p.m. Chef Carlos from Suffield by the River – Reservations required by May 10 to make sure there is enough for everyone!

 Hands Touching Hearts: 

Decorate hand-crafted medals to support our Troops – May 22 at 10 a.m. $5 per medal. Register by May 15.

Project Keep Me Safe SafeCARD rollout

May 15 at 1:30 p.m. and May 22 at 6 p.m.

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