Falls Avenue Senior Center – Week of Sept. 10 to 17, 2014

Falls Avenue Senior Center events for area adults 55 and older follow. Most require reservations, which can be made by calling 860-945-5250. Please speak with a staff member when calling as the senior center does not accept voice-mail reservations. The center is at 311 Falls Ave. in Oakville, Conn.

Genealogy class

Town historian and local genealogy instructor Stephanie Lantiere will resume her genealogy classes Thursday, Sept. 11, at 10 a.m. This session will cover probate records.

Ask the nurse

Thursday, Sept. 11 from 11 to 11:30 a.m., this program sponsored by Beacon Brook Health Center will provide a registered nurse to meet individually with you and answer your medical and prescription questions. No reservations are required.

Osteoporosis talk

Cathy Andres from Beacon Brook Health Center will discuss osteoporosis in both men and women Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. Reservations are required by Sept.15.

Social services information

Jim Dunn from the Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging will provide one-on-one assistance with social services questions and needs Wednesday, Sept. 17, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Adults 55 and older seeking social services assistance are encouraged to meet with Dunn to find out what programs are available for older adults. No reservations are needed.

Grow and preserve food

Rosemari Roast, herbalist and backyard farmer, will touch on our meaningful memories of growing food, preserving it and enjoying it with family and community Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m. Reservations are required by Sept. 16.

Reflexology session

Certified reflexologist Kim Stewart will offer 20-minute reflexology sessions for hands or feet Thursday, Sept. 18, from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m. The cost is $15. Reservations are required by Sept. 17.

Strength, sculpt and tone

The center’s free, 30-minute strength, sculpt and tone exercise class meets every Wednesday and Friday at 1 p.m. While sculpting and improving strength and balance, participants work muscles to tone them and get some cardiovascular training at the same time. Kimberly Johnston of Fitness at the Edge in Middlebury teaches this class. Reservations are not required.


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