MAY 11, 18
QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Mondays. Stephanie Soucy, Plainville Senior Center Outreach Coordinator available to answer questions on a walk-in basis. Questions about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings Program, Housing Options, Alzheimer’s Help, Caregiving, Homecare, etc. Open to residents of Plainville, 60 years of age or older or their caregivers. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.
TUESDAY, MAY 12
CAREGIVING CONNECTIONS. 10 a.m. Hosted by Bette Smith, Plainville Senior Center Outreach coordinator. The responsibilities of caregiving. Caregivers of all towns are welcome. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.
MAY 12, 13
PLAINVILLE SENIOR CENTER’S OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CLUB. Tuesday, bike on rails to trails at 9:30 a.m. Helmet required. Wednesday, walk in West Hartford Reservoir. Programs open to Plainville Senior Center members only. $3 fee. (860) 747-5728.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13
CONNECTICUT SENIOR WII BOWLING LEAGUE. 9 a.m., team tournament. 12:30 p.m., individual tournament. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Public invited. (860) 584-7895.
THURSDAY, MAY 14
LBGT DINNER AND A MOVIE. Depart from Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville at 4:15 p.m. and return at 8 p.m. Senior center will provide free transportation to event for LBGT older adults and allies at the Simsbury Public Library. They will show the movie, “Beginners.” (860) 747-5728 to register for free transportation.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 20
THE WEST CENTRAL CONNECTICUT TRIAD FREE CONFERENCE. “Working Mind—Health Mind: Cognitive Fitness and Your Health.” Registration, 9:30 a.m. Program runs from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Box lunch provided. Promoting healthy living and health aging. Keynote speakers Stephani Sivers, Alzheimer’s Resource Center, Dr. Margarita Reyes, geriatric medicine. Interactive demonstrations and activities, a viewing of “Alive Inside” at noon. Health screenings. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. TRIAD serves Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth/Terryville. RSVP. (860) 582-9559. ebarnes@UWWestCentralCT.org
CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.
SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon. Bristol Senior Center is host to a remote Social Security office. No need to reserve time. First-come, first-serve. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.