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Work Your Body… Relax Your Mind

Bay Path University Occupational Therapy students are back with a program designed just for us. This weekly series begins February 7 and will include exercise and strengthening groups focusing on balance and fall prevention while incorporating relaxation techniques and breathing strategies. This free program will be held at 11 a.m. each Thursday in the Dining Room at the Senior Center.

We are looking for Setback players! We hope to schedule a group to play on Tuesday afternoons at 1 p.m. or Friday mornings at 10 a.m. Please let Mary Lou or me know if you are interested!

Other things coming up that we are working on:

Ethnic lunch menu on one Wednesday and one Thursday each month

Senior Cardio Kick Boxing program

Chair Yoga

Trip Schedule

As always, please let us know if you have an idea on a new program!

It’s Tax Time Again

Volunteer AARP IRS-certified tax counselors will be available on Thursdays during the months of February and March to provide free basic tax assistance and electronic tax preparation services. Call today for an appointment.

Hearing Screenings

NOVA Hearing Services provides free screenings and services on the first Monday of each month. Call to schedule your appointment for February 4.

Introduction to Card Making

Tuesday, February 12 at 9:30 a.m. $10 for four cards.

Blood Pressure Screenings

February 13 and 27 at 11 a.m. – sponsored by Suffield Community Aid.

Healthy Creations Cooking Demo

Tuesday, February 26 at 2:30 p.m. Welcome back Chef Dave from Meadowbrook. Please register for this free event by February 22.

We’re Getting CT AMP-ed!

Feel better today and stay healthy for the future by joining Suffield’s Aging Mastery Program® Mondays March 4—May 6 12-to 1:30 p.m. A light lunch is included and rewards are earned for taking small steps that will improve your well-being. The course outline is below:

Course Outline

March 4 – Navigating Longer Lives

March 11 – Exercise & You

March 18 – Sleep

March 25 – Healthy Eating & Hydration

April 1 – Financial Fitness

April 8 – Advanced Planning

April 15 – Healthy Relationships

April 22 –Medication Management

April 29 – Community Engagement

May 6 – Falls Prevention & Graduation!

Join this free program today! Please see page 12 for sign-up. 

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